Difference between revisions of "Brigham Young University. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering"

 
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The Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in 1977 in a renaming of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Science, and placed in the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology. In 1984 the department was retained in the newly renamed College of Engineering and Technology. Department chairs included Blaine W. Andersen (1978-1982), Joseph C. Free (1982-1992),  and Geoffrey J. Germane (1992- ). In 2004 the department was retained in the newly renamed Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology.
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The Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in 1977 in a renaming of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Science, and placed in the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology. In 1984 the department was retained in the newly renamed College of Engineering and Technology. Department chairs included Blaine W. Andersen (1978-1982), Joseph C. Free (1982-1992),  Geoffrey J. Germane (1992-1996), Alan R. Parkinson (1996-2002), and Larry L. Howell (2002-2004). In 2004 the department was retained in the newly renamed Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology.
  
 
==Variant names==
 
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Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1992-1993: p. 139 (Geoffrey J. Germane, Chair)
 
Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1992-1993: p. 139 (Geoffrey J. Germane, Chair)
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Brigham Young University annual catalog, 1996-1997: p. 278 (Alan R. Parkinson, chair)
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Brigham Young University annual catalog, 2002-2003: p. 271 (Larry L. Howell, chair)
  
 
Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 2004-2005: p. 72 (College changed to Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology)  
 
Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 2004-2005: p. 72 (College changed to Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology)  

Latest revision as of 16:50, 16 November 2020

The Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in 1977 in a renaming of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Science, and placed in the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology. In 1984 the department was retained in the newly renamed College of Engineering and Technology. Department chairs included Blaine W. Andersen (1978-1982), Joseph C. Free (1982-1992), Geoffrey J. Germane (1992-1996), Alan R. Parkinson (1996-2002), and Larry L. Howell (2002-2004). In 2004 the department was retained in the newly renamed Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology.

Variant names

Brigham Young University. College of Engineering Sciences and Technology. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Brigham Young University. College of Engineering and Technology. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Brigham Young University. Mechanical Engineering Dept.

Description

Established: 1977

Abolished: 2004

Location: Provo, Utah (1977-2004)

Functions

To provide courses in applied science that deal with the analysis, design, development, fabrication, and application of products that are predominately mechanical. By its very nature, mechanical engineering includes many varieties of specialization. All students are provided with a central core of engineering fundamentals.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The department was administered by a department chair, under direction of the college dean. The department was incorporated in the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology (1977-1984) and the College of Engineering and Technology (1984-2004).

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Engineering Sciences and Technology (1977-1984)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Engineering and Technology (1984-2004)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering Science (1977)

Later unit: Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (2004)

Sources

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1977-1978: p. 43 (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering within the College of Engineering Sciences and Technology) p. 282 (Blaine W. Andersen, Chair)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1978-1979: p. 280 (Blaine W. Andersen, Chair)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1982-1983: p. 350 (Joseph C. Free, Chair)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1984-1985: p. 1 (College of Engineering Sciences and Technology renamed College of Engineering and Technology)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1984-1985: p. 1 (College of Engineering Sciences and Technology renamed College of Engineering and Technology) p. 97 (Joseph C. Free, Chair)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1992-1993: p. 139 (Geoffrey J. Germane, Chair)

Brigham Young University annual catalog, 1996-1997: p. 278 (Alan R. Parkinson, chair)

Brigham Young University annual catalog, 2002-2003: p. 271 (Larry L. Howell, chair)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 2004-2005: p. 72 (College changed to Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00231

Creator: LFW