Master’s Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering Prof Gary Marquis Programme Leader Programme structure Total 120 credits Module A 20 credits Module B 20 credits Module C 20 credits Free electives 20 credits Scientific methods 10 credits Diploma project (related to Module A, B or C) 30 credits Sample study plan (1 of 10) Module A = Product Development Module B = Mechanics of Materials Module C = Digital Design and Manufacturing Scientific methods Free elective Thesis Year 1 I-II III-IV Year 2 I-II III-IV 20 20 20 10 20 30 Kon-41.4002 Product Development Project I (5 cr) Kul-49.3400 Dynamics of Structures (5 cr) Kul-49.4350 Fatigue of structures (5 cr) Kon-41.4xxx CAD (Basics of Computer Aided Design) (5 cr) Scientific methods (5 cr) Free elective (5 cr) Kon-41.4002 Product Development Project II (5 cr) Kon-41.4xxx CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) (3 cr) Kon-67.4xxx Welding Methods and Production (4 cr) Kon-41.XXXX System Engineering (5 cr) Scientific methods (5 cr) Free elective (8 cr) Kon-15.4xxx Digital Manufacturing (4 cr) Kon-80.4xxx Castings (4 cr) Kon-41.4001 Product Development (5cr) Kul-49.4100 Finite Element Method II (5 cr) Kul-49.4500 Continuum mechanics and Material Modelling (5 cr) Free elective (8 cr) Thesis (30 cr) 30 30 30 30 Sample study plan 2-5 September 2011 Course selection and registration (Select three of the five available modules) 5 September instruction begins January 2012 select one Module as major May 2012 presentations of MS thesis topics for each module. January-May 2013 is reserved for the MS thesis project, but work can be begun at any time once the topic and scope is agreed with a professor. Expected graduation June 2013 Scientific methods courses Scientific Method Studies (10 credits) Mat-1.2630 First course in Statistics and Probability (6 cr) T-61.3050 Machine Learning: Basic Principles (5 cr) T-61.5010 Information Visualization (5 cr) T-76.5050 Methods for Software Engineering Research (3-5 cr) TU-0.2000 Industrial Management Research Methods (5 cr) Kie-98.1111 Talking Technology (2 cr) Kie-98.1320 Writing for Master´s student (3 cr) Kie-98.1405 Intercultural Communication (2 cr) Kie-98.1113 Making your Point (2 cr) Free elective courses (20 credits) Any course taught at Aalto University Key Persons Gary Marquis Programme Leader, academic counselling Börje Helenius University administration: registration, transcripts, university procedures, etc. Guidance on practical issues: visas, work permits, housing, etc. Sanna Heikkinen All issues related to scholarships and tuition Student tutors Practical information on student life at Aalto University Module leaders Specific guidance concerning modules, courses, types of MS theses and work places Module tutors Student advice on modules, courses, types of MS theses and work places Module Leaders Module Module leader Product Development Prof Kalevi Ekman Prof Eric Coatanéa Mechanics of Materials Prof Gary Marquis Prof Hannu Hänninen Digital Design and Manufacturing Prof Kalevi Aaltonen Sampsa Laakso Kaur Jaakma Mechatronics Prof Petri Kuosmanen Prof Jari Juhanko Innovative Structural Design Prof Pentti Kujala Prof Olli Saarela Module tutor Eeva Mikkola Industrial Excursions Approximately once per semester the programme will arrange excursions to visit leading Finnish mechanical engineering industries. These are optional but they will give students the opportunity become aquainted with international leading companies. For example: STX Europe (design and build passenger ferries) Ruukki (steel and engineering products) Wärtsilä (Large diesel motors for ships and power plants) ABB (Ship propulsion systems and generators) etc.