Ⅰ．Program Objectives
The program produces versatile students with sound knowledge of mathematics, physics, and mechanics and with principles and skills of computer application. Aiming at preparing students for high quality education, the program is aimed at establishing the fundamental knowledge and application skills of mechanical modeling, analysis, computation and experiment, and the abilities to the application, research and development of the engineering system softwares.
Ⅱ．Learning Outcomes
(1) Knowledge Requirements:
1.Basic knowledge of natural science, including Calculus and Engineering Mathematics, Computational Methods，as well as the Physics, Computer application science;
2.Good technical knowledge, including Engineering Mechanics, Mechanics of Elasticity，Fluid Mechanics, Application of Engineering Material, Engineering Drawing, Finite Element Method，Experimental Mechanics，Mechanics of Vibration，Structural Mechanics，Fatigue and Fracture，Computational Fluid Mechanics， Mechanics of Composites， and Plasticity；
3.Basic instrumental knowledge, including writing and expression ability of English, basic knowledge of information science and retrieval method of the literature and information, basic computer knowledge, advanced programming language and software application technology related to engineering analysis;
4.The field which is related to the society development, including the industry, design, study and regulations related to engineering analysis;
5.Basic knowledge of the humanities and social sciences, including the economics, philosophy, history, sustainable development knowledge among the society, economy and environment, as well as regulations, public policy and management of the economics.
(2)Ability Requirements:
1.Ability to grasp knowledge and continual study, including searching the literature via several different ways, development directions of the subjects and countries, independent learning and knowledge updating.
2. Experimental scheme drafting, operating and data analysis; Skills to use and develop software, ability to analyze and solve engineering problems, ability to solve the engineering technical problems with mechanical experiments;
3. Ability to design and develop engineering structure, devices and product with the basic knowledge and training in engineering;
4. Application of knowledge in mathematics, natural science and engineering mechanics;
(3) Personal Qualities Requirements:
1.Physical health, including good exercising and hygiene habits, so that the major could be concentrated.
2.Humanistic quality, including n moral character, scientific world view, correct outlook on life, a sense of serving for the human progress, and a good psychological quality.
3.Scientific quality, including the precise, factualistic, innovative spirits, as well as scientific mode of thinking focused on the engineering problems.
4.Understanding of social obligation and professional ethics;
5.Advanced communication and team work;
6.Understanding the influence of engineering mechanics on the world and society based on broad knowledge and understanding of modern society issues; research skills and awareness of innovation。
Ⅲ．Program Highlights
1．Aiming at preparing students for high quality education, the program produces studentoriented education with versatile skills who are well prepared to do practical and innovation research work.
2．This program pays much attention to the knowledge and skills nurturing of mathematics, physics, mechanics and computer application.
3．Through different forms of social practice, this program emphasizes on the training of practical ability, model analysis ability and innovation ability to establish students’ capacity of independent scientific research and development.
4．The program selects its excellent students (about 25% of the whole students) to provide them with opportunities for further education through many ways: working toward their Master Degree at HUST or other universities straightforwardly as recommended students (starting with the seventh semester), or working toward their Doctor Degree at HUST straightforwardly as recommended students
Ⅳ．Academic Disciplines
Mechanics
Ⅴ．Program Length and Degree
Program Length: 4 years
Degrees Conferred: Bachelor of Engineering
Ⅵ．Credits Hours and Units
Minimum curriculum credits (including courses and practicum) must be 160 credits, and the majorrelated basic courses and core courses cannot be covered using credits from other courses in the program.
Minimum Extracurricular Credits：5 Credits.
Ⅶ．Main Courses
Calculus、Linear Algebra、Complex Functions and Integral Transformation、Mathematics Physics Equations and Special Functions、Computational Methods、Physics、Theoretical Mechanics、Material Mechanics、Mechanics of Elasticity、Fluid Mechanics、Finite Element Method、Experimental Mechanics、Mechanics of Vibration、Structural Mechanics、Fatigue and Fracture、Computational Fluid Mechanics、Mechanics of Composites、 Plasticity、Heat and Mass Transfer。
Computational Fluid Mechanics, Mechanics of Composites, Fatigue and Fracture, and Heat and Mass Transfer are bilingual lessons.
Ⅷ．Practicum Module（Experiments Included）
Course Project、Professional Experiments、Mechanical Engineering Practice、Electrical Engineering Practice、Internship Program、 Undergraduate Thesis
Course Schedule：
course type 
required/elective 
course code 
course name 
hrs 
crs 

semester 
extracur. 
exp. 
operation 
General Education Core Curriculum 
required 
0508453 
Fundamental English (Ⅰ) 
56 
3.5 



1 
required 
0508463 
Fundamental English (Ⅱ) 
56 
3.5 



2 
required 
0400111 
Physical Education (Ⅰ) 
32 
1 



1 
required 
0400121 
Physical Education (Ⅱ) 
32 
1 



2 
required 
0400131 
Physical Education (Ⅲ) 
32 
1 



3 
required 
0400141 
Physical Education (Ⅳ) 
32 
1 



4 
required 
0700011 
Calculus (Ⅰ)
《Calculus》 is a mathematical subject, which studies the functions, applies the method of limits (i.e. limit process like infinitesimals and infinite approximation) to analyze and deal with issues, with 80 class hours. The teaching content includes: function limits and continuity, differential calculus of one variable functions and its appliances, integral calculus of one variable functions and its appliances and infinite series.The Methods of discussion and case study will be used in this course, and the capacity of quickprimary policy analysis will be emphasized.

88 
5.5 



1 
required 
0700012 
Calculus (Ⅱ)
《Calculus》is a mathematical subject, which studies the functions, applies the method of limits (i.e. limit process like infinitesimals and infinite approximation) to analyze and deal with issues, with 40class hours. The teaching content includes: Vector Algebra and Analytic Geometry in Space ，Differential Calculus of Multivariable Functions and its Applications, Double integral, Integral Calculus of Multivariable Scalar Functions ，Fourier Series.By learning this course, students would master the basic concept, theory and method of calculus .with comparatively proficient arithmetic skills, in order to establish required mathematical basics for learning consequent courses and obtaining further mathematical knowledge; students would be cultivated by the way of thinking of advanced mathematics and the basic practice of solving practical problems; students would be cultivated by certain ability of abstract way of thinking, logical reasoning, space imagination and the ability of utilize the learned knowledge comprehensively to analyze and solve the practical problems. The Methods of discussion and case study will be used in this course, and the capacity of quickprimary policy analysis will be emphasized.

88 
5.5 



2 
required 
0700051 
Linear Algebra (Ⅰ)
It includes the theory of solving linear equations, the basic theory of matrix, linear space, linear transformation and quadratic form, which are very useful in science and technology.

40 
2.5 



2 

required 
0700071 
Complex Functions & Integral Transformation 
40 
2.5 



3 
required 
0700063 
Probability and Mathematics Statistic (Ⅲ)
This is an important basic course for undergraduate students. The main theme of the subject is the study of the quantitative patterns of "random phenomena", including events and probability, random variables and their distributions, the numeric characters of random variables, the law of large numbers, and the central limit theorem, statistical quantities and sampling distribution, the point estimation and interval estimation of parameters, the hypothesis testing of parameters and the fitting testing of probability distribution, variance analysis and regression analysis.

40 
2.5 



3 
required 
0700081 
Mathematics Physics Equation and Special Functions (I) 
40 
2.5 



4 
required 
0700048 
Physics (Ⅰ)
University Physics A1 includes the following contents: Newton’s mechanics on calculus level, rotational motion of rigid body, theory of relativity; oscillations and wave motion, thermodynamics; foundation of electrostatics. The learning of the course enables students to gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles of the moving of objects, giving an initial training of students’ methods of thinking and capabilities to investigate problems scientifically. It cans also lay students a solid physical foundation for further learning (for Polytechnic postgraduates) and for learning new theories, new knowledge and new technologies.

64 
4 



2 
required 
0700049 
Physics (Ⅱ)
University Physics A2 includes the following contents: electromagnetism, optics; the foundation of quantum physics; selected lecture of the advance front in physics. The learning of the course enables students to gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles of the moving of objects, giving an initial training of students’ methods of thinking and capabilities to investigate problems scientifically. It cans also lay students a solid physical foundation for further learning (for Polytechnic postgraduates) and for learning new theories, new knowledge and new technologies.

64 
4 



3 
required 
0706891 
Physics Experiments (Ⅰ)
The course content mainly bases on basic experiments and design experiments. To develop students ability to solve practical problems and to innovate , the application of modern technology in physics experiments has opened, the comprehensive experimental and design experiments are in the more proportion of the course, which helps students lay a solid foundation for the subsequent experiments and future research work.

32 
1 

32 

2 
required 
0706901 
Physics Experiments (Ⅱ)
The course content mainly bases on basic experiments and design experiments. To develop students ability to solve practical problems and to innovate , the application of modern technology in physics experiments has opened, the comprehensive experimental and design experiments are in the more proportion of the course, which helps students lay a solid foundation for the subsequent experiments and future research work.

24 
0.75 

24 

3 
required 
0827781 
Advanced Programming Language (C++)
Through the C++ language and object oriented programming technology study, he student will understand the C++ objectoriented programming structure, grasp the concept of class and object, learn objectoriented program design method. They will have the basic ability of analyzing and solving the problem with computer, and the basic ability of objectoriented program design.

48 
3 


8 
1 
required 
0833174 
Database Technology and Application
Fundamentals of database, data models, relationship models, database managing system, database language, design of database system, application of database technology, future trend of database technology.

32 
2 


8 
4 

required 
1100011 
Military Theory 
16 
1 



1 
required 

Electives in Humanities & Social Science 
160 
10 



18 
Disciplinerelated General Courses 
required 
0835241 
An Introduction to Mechanics 
16 
1 



1 
required 

Engineering Graphics
The curriculum content mainly includes civil engineering drawing principle, building construction working drawings and making engineering drawings with AutoCAD. Civil engineering drawing principle includes drawing standards, section and section drawing. Building working drawings includes floor plan, building elevation, cutaway view making drawings, stairs detailing; Construction working drawings includes housing foundation drawings, construction plans, detailing of reinforced concrete structures ;with AutoCAD includes: dimensional information notations on working drawings, etc. and engineering drawing making and so on. Through this curriculum’s study, students will grasp the engineering drawing principle and making drawing with a computer, and then build the foundation for following course.

32 
2 


6 
2 
required 
080008a 
Theoretical Mechanics (Ⅰ)
The course includes three parts: statics, kinematics, and dynamics, divided into fourteen chapters. The first part, statics, introduces basic concepts and principles of statics, reduction and equilibrium of force system, and friction, etc. The second part, kinematics, covers kinematics of a point, translation and rotation of rigid bodies, composite motion of a point, and plane motion of rigid bodies. The third part, dynamics, covers fundamental laws of kinetics and differential equations of a particle, the principle of impulse and momentum, generalized theorem of dynamics, D’ Alembert principle, and principle of virtual displacement.

72 
4.5 



2 
required 
0800071 
Material Mechanics (Ⅰ)
Mechanics of materials is an important and basic course in engineering and applied science. The main contents include the analysis of strength and stiffness of a bar under axial tension and compression, torsion, bending, shearing and combined loadings, analysis of stress state, stressstress relation, equivalent stress and the theory of strength, stability of column and critical stress, energy method, statically indeterminate problems, dynamic stress and fatigue etc.

72 
4.5 

6 

3 
required 
0800384 
FORTRAN Language
This course is designed for the undergraduate students of noncomputer major. The course introduces the basic knowledge and programming skills of FORTRAN software, help students develop reading comprehension ability and programming ability with good coding style.

32 
2 


8 
3 
required 
0817581 
Tensor Analysis 
24 
1.5 



4 
required 
0800291 
Computational Methods (Ⅰ)
It includes: error, interpolation, direct and iterative method for solving linear system, computing of Eigen values, numerical quadrate, numerical methods for solving nonlinear equations and numerical methods for solving ordinary differential equations. The course is aimed the student to know not only the theory of numerical analysis, but also to solve the problem in computer. One software for computing is required.

40 
2.5 


8 
4 
required 
080006a 
Fluid Mechanics (Ⅰ)
Fluid mechanics is a course to study the basic principles of fluids in motion and the application in engineering. It is a compulsory and specialized core course for undergraduate students majoring in Civil Engineering and Hydraulic Engineering. The teaching focuses on the basic principle of Fluid Mechanics concerning with the specialized core courses and special courses of Hydrology, Earth Mechanics, engineering geology, Civil Engineering Construction, Building Implements, and helps students to understand the relation between civil engineering and atmosphere and water environment.

72 
4.5 

8 

4 
required 
0800265 
Mechanics of Structures
This course presents the configuration rules for plane geometrically stable systems and the geometric configuration analysis methods for plane bartype systems. It presents the internalforce and displacement analysis methods and internalforce and deformation properties for various types of statically determinate structures including beams, rigid frames, trusses, composite structures and threehinged arches. It presents the influence lines and their applications to statically determinate structures and finally the fundamental approaches for analysis of the internal forces of statically indeterminate structures, including the force method and the displacement method.

48 
3 


8 
4 
Majorspecific Core Courses 
required 
0806701 
Mechanics of Elasticity 
72 
4.5 



4 
required 
0801271 
Experimental Mechanics(Ⅰ) 
72 
4.5 

24 

5 
required 
0800191 
Electrical Engineering
This course is designed for the undergraduate students of nonelectrical major. The course content includes the basic theory, analytical method, application and development of electrotechnics. By helping the students master the necessary circuit theory and electrotechnics, this course lays the necessary basis for the future work of related fields and sientific research.

48 
3 

8 

5 
required 
0807302 
Engineering Matemials
This course mainly covers the basic properties of civil engineering materials, inorganic gasrigid cementitious materials, cement, concrete, mortar, admixtures, construction steel, waterproof materials, wall materials and roofing materials, synthetic polymer materials, architectural decoration materials, insulation materials and soundabsorbing material and so on. Learning through this course, students could master the basic theory and basic knowledge of the main content, technical properties, quality testing, application technology of civil engineering materials. This course was favor to select and use the civil engineering materials for the future in civil engineering practice and provide the basis theoretical knowledge of civil engineering materials for followup professional courses. And through the Civil Engineering Material Testing, student could receive training in basic skills testing and analysis, processing experimental data, the preparation of test reports and master the relevant test methods and criteria.

40 
2.5 



5 
required 
0800184 
Fundament of Mechanical Design 
32 
2 



5 
required 
0834062 
Finite Element Method
“Introduction to Finite Element Method” mainly includes fundamental theory of finite element method for theory of elasticity and focuses on the beam elements, plane elements, isoperimetric elements and their implementation using MATLAB. The software of finite element method, say ANSYS, is also introduced for the sake of practical analysis of structures in civil engineering.

48 
3 



5 
required 
0801331 
Computational Fluid Mechanics 
40 
2.5 


8 
5 
required 
0819771 
Experimental Fluid Mechanics 
32 
2 

8 

5 
required 
0806752 
Mechanics of Plates and Shells 
32 
2 



6 
required 
0813542 
Fundament of Plasticity 
32 
2 



6 
required 
801311 
Mechanics of Vibration 
64 
4 

8 

6 
Majorspecific Electives 
required 
0806913 
Fatigue and Fracture 
56 
3.5 

4 

6 
Elective 
0803423 
Mechanics of Composites 
32 
2 


4 
6 
Elective 
0835461 
Heat and Mass Transfer 
32 
2 


4 
6 
Elective 
0835251 
Modeling & Simulation of Engineering Structure 
48 
3 


10 
7 
Elective 
0835481 
Aerodynamics 
32 
2 



7 
Elective 
0835471 
Application of CFD Software 
24 
1.5 


4 
7 
Elective 
0804954 
Soil Mechanics
Soil Mechanics is an important specialty base course for Civil Engineering majors in colleges. The goal of the course is to teach students the basic concept and basic principle of Soil Mechanics, and learn how to apply the basic theory to solve specific engineering problems. Contents include: the physical properties of soil and soil classification, the permeability and seepage of soil, the computation of the stresses in foundation, the compressibility and the consolidation theory of the soil, the computation of settlement in foundation, the shear strength theory, the earth pressure and the retaining structure, the foundation bearing capacity and the slope stability analysis, etc.

32 
2 

6 

7 
Elective 
0818532 
Steel Structure

24 
1.5 



7 
Elective 
0801375 
Optimum Structural Design 
32 
2 



7 
Practical Training Items 
required 
1300013 
Military Training 
2W 
1 



1 
required 
1302331 
Industrial Practice 
2W 
1 



3 
required 
1300515 
Social Practice 
1W 
0.5 



5 
required 
1302661 
Course Project of Finite Element Method 
2W 
1 



5 
required 
1304411 
Electrial Engineering Practice 
2W 
1 



6 
required 
130009g 
Undergraduate Practice 
3W 
1.5 



6 
required 
1302671 
Course Project of Finite Element Method 
1W 
0.5 



7 
required 
1300024 
Labouring for Public Benefit 
1W 
0.5 



7 
required 
130004a 
Undergraduation Thesis 
16W 
8 



8 