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Chabot Engineering

Introduction toEngineering

Bruce Mayer, PE

Licensed Electrical & Mechanical [email protected]


10 hardest jobs to fill in the usa
10 HARDEST Jobs to Fill in the USA

Engineers (ASEngr → UCBerkeley)

Nurses (NURS RN Program)

Skilled/Manual Trades (e.g., WELD)

Teachers (Chabot → CSUEastBay)

Sales Representatives (ASBus-Mrktng)

Technicians (ESYS, AutoTech)

Drivers

Information Tech Staff (CAS, ESYS)

Laborers

Machinist/Machine Operators (MTT)

http://manpower.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=62



Outline
Outline

  • Short Self Introduction by The Chabot Engineering Instructor (me)

  • Answer to the Question “What is Engineering?”

  • The BOTTOM LINE

    • The $ & ¢ of an Engineering Career

  • Answer to the Question “Why Chabot?”

    • When I could Go to UCBerkeley or UCLAor Cal-Poly or CSU East Bay or…?


Education b mayer
EDUCATION, B. Mayer

  • MS Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1991

  • MS Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1983

  • BS Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1978

  • AS Engineering, Cabrillo College, 1976

    • A Proud Community College Grad


Professional history
Professional History

  • Industrial Employers (24+ yrs)

    • Watkins-Johnson Co.

    • Olympus Integrated Technologies

    • Dawn VME

    • Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

  • Professional Affiliations

    • Member ASME & IEEE

    • CA State Engineering Licenses EE & ME


What is engineering
What is Engineering?

  • Short Answer →Technical Product Creation

    • The Output of ALL Engineering is

      • The Solution to a Practical Problem

      • Fulfillment of a Practical Need

    • Long Answer → Technology Creation Through the Application of the Quantitative (Number-Based) Disciplines

      • Mathematics

      • Sciences; e.g., Physics, Chemistry, Biology

      • Empiricism (Experiments and Tests)


Engineering vs science
Engineering vs. Science

  • Engineering is Closely Related to Science & Math, but it is NOT the SAME

Scientists seek to UNDERSTAND WHAT IS, while Engineers seek to CREATE THAT WHICH NEVER WAS- Theodore von Kármán, CalTech Professor, and the Father of Modern AeroSpace Engineering


Engineer applied scientist
Engineer  Applied Scientist

Engineers take BASIC Scientific Discoveries and turn them into things that are USEFUL to people. In that role, Engineers are the agents of PROGRESS for Human Society

Prof. Jim Plummer, Dean of the Stanford School of Engineering


Engineer applied scientist1

The First Laser

Engineer  Applied Scientist

  • Laser Sheet-Metal Cutting Machine

Engineering

Theodore Harold Maiman was born in 1927 in Los Angeles, son of an electrical engineer. He studied engineering physics at Colorado University, while repairing electrical appliances to pay for college, and then obtained a Ph.D. in Physics from Stanford in 1955. Theodore Maiman constructed this first laser in 1960 while working at Hughes Research Laboratories (T.H. Maiman, "Stimulated optical radiation in ruby lasers", Nature, 187, 493, 1960). There is a vertical chromium ion doped ruby rod in the center of a helical xenon flash tube. The ruby rod has mirrored ends. The xenon flash provides optical pumping of the chromium ions in the ruby rod. The output is a pulse of red laser light.


What do engineers do
What do Engineers Do?

  • Dozens of Branches of Engineering -The Major Disciplines include:

  • Civil Engineering (CE)

    • Archetypical Products = Bridges, Buildings, Roadways, Water Systems

  • Chemical Engineering (ChemE)

    • Archetypical Products = Oil & Gas Refineries


What do engineers do cont 1
What Do Engineers Do?Cont.1

  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering (EE)

    • Archetypical Products =

      • Integrated Circuits (“computer chips”)

      • Electricity Distribution (“PG&E”)

  • Industrial/Manufact. Engineering (IE)

    • Archetypical Products = Efficient Factories

  • Materials Science & Engineering (MSE)

    • Archetypical Products = High Performance Metals, Ceramics, Plastic,Composites


What do engineers do cont 2

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What Do Engineers Do?Cont.2

  • Computer (Science) Engineering (CS)

    • Archetypical Products = Software Code

  • Bio(Medical) Engineering

    • Archetypical Products =

      • Biomaterials/Tissue, BiomedicalElectronics & Imaging, Biomechanical Devices

  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)

    • Archetypical Products =

      • Heat & Fluid-Flow Distribution

      • Machinery (automobiles, pumps, mach-tools)


Chabot engineering labs
Chabot Engineering Labs

  • Building & Testing Electrical Circuits


Design prototype testing
Design ProtoType Testing


Chabot engineering at sjsu
Chabot Engineering at SJSU

  • Measuring the TCRof Copper Metal

  • Chabot Students in the San Jose State University Materials Engineering Lab


Chabot Engineering Transfer Student and UCBerkeley Mechanical Engineering Student, Mr. Robert Irwin, Poses before “CalSol[1]”, the UCBerkeley Solar Electric Vehicle at Soquel High School on 25Apr09. Mr. Irwin Leads the Steering & Suspension Design Team [1] http://calsol.berkeley.edu/blog/index.php


Chabot Engineering Transfer Student and UCBerkeley Mechanical Engineering Student, Mr. Robert Irwin, Poses before the UCBerkeley College of Engineering Graduation Ceremony 16May10.

FIVE Chabot students received Engineering Degrees this day

Mr. Irwin accepted a Mechanical Engineering Position with CalTech’s Jet Propulsion Lab


What is cool about engineering
What is COOL about Engineering? Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • Solving Challenging Problems

  • Opportunity to DESIGN, BUILD, and TEST Products that People ReallyUse

    • Engineering is a CREATIVE endeavor

      • The Root of the Word “Engineer” is Ingenium; Not Engine

  • Chance to Learn New Things

    • Engineering is about Progress; an Engineer’s Knowledge & Skills progress as well


What is cool about engineering cont 1
What is COOL about Engineering? Mechanical Engineering Student, Cont.1

  • Working with People

    • That’s Right; Not all Engineers are “Nerds”

    • Complex Technology Must Be Made Useful to the Non-Technical Person

    • Engineers, aside from applied Math/Sci, manage Projects and Organizations

      • Some of the BEST Managers in Recent Times have Been Engineers by Training

        • Andrew Grove of INTEL → Ph.D. Chem Eng

        • Jack Welch of GE → Ph.D. Chem Eng

        • James Morgan of Applied Matls → BS Mech Eng


What is cool about engineering cont 11
What is COOL about Engineering? Mechanical Engineering Student, Cont.1

  • Publishing Technical Papers

    • Thousands of Engineering/Technical Journals Publish The Results of Engineer’s Analyses, Designs, Experiments


What is cool about engineering cont 2
What is COOL about Engineering? Mechanical Engineering Student, Cont.2

  • Earning Patents

    • Earning A Patent Requires the Advancement of a Practical Art; This is what Engineers do

USA Constitution, Article 1, Section 8 (Powers Granted to Congress):

Clause 8: To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries


What is cool about engineering cont 21
What is COOL about Engineering? Mechanical Engineering Student, Cont.2

  • Engage in Professional Activities

    • Attend/Present-At Technical Conferences

    • Attend Trade-Shows

    • Society Membership (ASCE, IEEE, ASME)

  • See the World – Engineers often Travel

    • Special Knowledge/Skills Can often ONLY be Transmitted In-Person

      • Promote/Explain Product to Customers

      • Install Product, Train Users

      • -Site Product-Testing


Emperor s palace tokyo
Emperor’s Palace - Tokyo Mechanical Engineering Student,


Arc de triomphe paris
Arc de Triomphe – Paris Mechanical Engineering Student,



The bottom line
The Bottom Line Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • There are VERY FEW Academic Disciplines Where One Can Move Into INDUSTRY with A Bachelor of Science (4yr) Degree

    • TWO Primary Categories

      • Engineering

      • Business

    • Difficult for Most Liberal Arts Disciplines

    • Somewhat Easier for the Sciences


Engineering Mechanical Engineering Student, Noted in GREENColor


Class question
¿¿Class Question?? Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • Which of the Following Professions do you think has the MOST Practitioners?

    • Accountant

    • Architect

    • Chemist

    • Dentist

    • Engineer

    • Lawyer

    • Medical Doctor


Job offers circa jan 1979
Job Offers Mechanical Engineering Student, Circa Jan 1979

Thank You UC Berkeley Placement Center

~$65k in 2010-$


Resume used to obtain 12 job offers circa nov78
Resume Used to Obtain 12 Job Offers Mechanical Engineering Student, Circa Nov78


1960 ca master plan for higher ed
1960 CA Master Plan for Higher Ed Mechanical Engineering Student,

CaliforniaHigh SchoolGraduates

12.5%

100%

33%

CaliforniaCommunityColleges

UniversityOfCalifornia

CaliforniaStateUniversity

2.4 GPA

2.0 GPA

http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/~ucalhist/archives_exhibits/masterplan/heart.html


1960 ca master plan for higher ed1
1960 CA Master Plan for Higher Ed Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • The Heart of the 1960 California Master Plan for Higher Education

    • CA Community Colleges (CCC) Offer

      • AA/AS Degrees as PREPARATION for CSU and UC Transfer

      • Vocational/Technical and Adult Education

    • CA State University (CSU) System

      • Offer Bachelor and Master Degrees

      • Primary Responsibility for CA Teacher Credential

      • Minor Research & Public-Service Functions


1960 ca master plan for higher ed2
1960 CA Master Plan for Higher Ed Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • University of California (UC) System

    • Offer Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. Degrees

    • Offer Professional (MD, JD, OD, etc.) Degrees

    • Primary Research & Public-Service Functions

    • Minor Responsibility for CA Teacher Credential

  • Admission Standards

    • UC: Top 12.5% of High School Grads, minimum 2.4 GPA for Community College Transfers

    • CSU: Top 33% of High School Grads, minimum 2.0 GPA for Community College Transfers

    • CC: Open Door to all High School Grads


Why chabot college
Why Chabot College? Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • 1 Big Reason; Several Smaller ones

  • Biggest Reason → As GOOD, or Even BETTER, Instruction For Lower Division CourseWork (1st Two College Years)

    • Applies to ALL Academic Disciplines

      • e.g., Math, Science, English, History, etc.


Why chabot college cont
Why Chabot College? Cont. Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • Other Reasons

    • Reduced Cost (see next Slides)

    • Smaller Class Sizes

    • More Personal Atmosphere

    • Enhanced Support Services

    • Generally More Convenient

    • Much Greater Flexibility

      • UC’s Often have “progress” Requirements

        • To Take Fewer Than 12 Units May Require a Special Waiver


Instructional effectiveness
Instructional Effectiveness Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • UC Berkeley CoE

  • UC DAVIS CoE

  • Community College transfer Students Graduate at Essentially the SAME rate as students UC “Native” Students


Classroom performance gpa
ClassRoom Performance Mechanical Engineering Student,  GPA

  • Per R. Giomi, Asst. Dean At the UCBerkeley College of Engineering

    • Grades Earned for 3rd & 4th Year Students are Statistically INDISTINGUISHABLE Between Native & Transfer Students


Chabot Fall07 Transfers Mechanical Engineering Student,


Chabot transfer agreements
Chabot Transfer Agreements Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • Guaranteed Transfer Admission After Students Meets Terms of the Agreement

  • UC Davis

  • UC San Diego

  • UC Santa Cruz

  • UC Santa Barbara

  • UC Irvine

  • UC Merced

  • UC Riverside

  • CSUEB (Hayward)

  • CSU Monterey Bay

  • Santa Clara Univ

  • Good Students have a GUARANTEEDPath to EXCELLENT Universities


Chabot engineering degree
Chabot Mechanical Engineering Student, Engineering Degree


Chabot engr study plan
Chabot ENGR Study Plan Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • Typical Engineering Study Plan for a Chabot College Student Intending to Transfer in Aerospace, Civil, Chemical, Electrical, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering


High school prep for engineering
High School Prep for Engineering Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • Preparation for College or University Study of Engineering has Two Primary Components

  • Students Should Be Ready to Take during the First College Term

    • CALCULUS-I Mathematics (MTH1)

      • Be “Calculus-Ready” on Day-1

    • English Comp/Writing (ENGL1A)


Mth1 engl1a at chabot
MTH1 & ENGL1A at Chabot Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • MTH 1 - Calculus I (5 Units)

    • Limits and continuity, differentiation of algebraic and trigonometric functions, the definite integral. Prerequisite: Mathematics 20 or an appropriate skill level demonstrated through the Mathematics assessment process.

      • http://www.chabotcollege.edu/academics/Outlines/Mathematics/MATH1_F03.doc

  • ENGL 1A - Critical Reading & Composition (3 Units)

    • Integrated approach to reading, writing, and critical thinking intended to develop ability to read and write complex, college-level prose. Examination of ideas in relation to individual's world view and contexts from which these ideas arise. Some research required. Prerequisite: English 101B, 102, or appropriate skill level demonstrated through English assessment process.

      • http://www.chabotcollege.edu/academics/Outlines/English/ENGL1A_F03.doc


Interested
Interested? Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • Contact Me (Bruce Mayer)

    • eMail [email protected]

    • Ph 510 723-7182

  • Visit the Chabot College Campus

    • 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA

  • Check out the Engineering Website

    • http://online.chabotcollege.edu/bmayer/index.htm

      • Google-Search = Chabot Mayer


Chabot Engineering Mechanical Engineering Student,

Appendix

Bruce Mayer, PE

Licensed Electrical & Mechanical [email protected]


Engineering Mechanical Engineering Student, Noted in GREENColor


Ucirvine tag
UCIrvine Mechanical Engineering Student, TAG


California needs engineers
California Mechanical Engineering Student, Needs Engineers

  • Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has proposed an educational initiative that aims to boost by almost 50% the number of California-trained engineers during the next decade...

  • The goal of the Engineer Initiative is to bring 20,000 to 24,000 new engineers into the state's workforce. Even though the number of engineers in the state is expected to grow to 44,000 by 2014, there are too few graduatesto meet the demand forcivil, electronics, mechanical, aerospace and otherindustries, according to the state's Labor & Workforce Development Agency.

Lisa M. Krieger – SJ Mercury News - 01/01/2008


Dec78 resume
Dec78 Resume Mechanical Engineering Student,


Dec78 course list with grades
Dec78 Mechanical Engineering Student, Course Listwith Grades


Concept drawing for ic manuf machine tool
Concept Drawing for Mechanical Engineering Student, IC Manuf. Machine Tool


Chabot engineering labs1
Chabot Engineering Labs Mechanical Engineering Student,

  • Measuring Steel Strength by Tear-Apart

  • Pull with 15,000 – 20,000 lbs


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