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General Engineering - student experience

Learn more about General Engineering from current student Ella!

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General Engineering - Headstart session

As part our our Headstart online sessions, Dr Andy Nichols from General Engineering shares more about this interdisciplinary degree course and provides an academic taster lecture.

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General Engineering Taster Lecture

A taster lecture presented by Dr Andy Nichols, General Engineering Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Water Engineering.

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ROBOFISH!

Join the 2nd year General Engineering students at the culmination of their Interdisciplinary Design Project. Over the past semester they have been designing, prototyping, building and programming…

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Labwork in General Engineering

Practical lab work is an integral part of the General Engineering degree. Find out how the material taught in lectures is closely linked to the labs, and how we maximise the time spent in the labs. …

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A Truly Interdisciplinary Engineering Degree - General Engineering

If you're passionate about engineering and want to succeed in an increasingly interdisciplinary industry, General Engineering will equip you with a broad-based engineering education, as well as…

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Can you run on custard?

Join the General Engineering students for a custard run! Find out if it's possible to run on custard, what we mean by a non-newtonian fluid. And how all of this helps to get the ketchup out of…

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AllAboutThermofluids.com

The students are set a 'mystery' assignment by Dr Andy Nichols. The students are responsible for making their own interactive learning resource on http://allaboutthermofluids.com/ General…

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What happens in the mechanical testing lab?

Gaining an appreciation of mechanical testing techniques is key to having a better understanding of engineering as a discipline. Learn about the three different testing techniques the students will…

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What's a Gyrocar?

The interdisciplinary manufacturing project runs throughout the first year. Students have the chance to work in the Engineering Applications Workshop - a lab full of 3D printers, laser cutters,…

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What happens in the Fluids Lab?

Join our 1st Year General Engineering students in the Fluids lab. Find out the differences between laminar and turbulent flow, and discover how we can use the dimensionless Reynolds number to…

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Graduate Teaching Assistants

Graduate Teaching Assistants, or GTA's play a crucial role in delivering Engineering labs to students. Find out more about GTA's at Sheffield with Tom Cracknell, a PhD candidate who…

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What's in the black box? A 1st Year Electronics Lab

Join our 1st Year General Engineering students as they investigate the mysterious black box! This Electronics Lab allows our students to learn about components in an AC circuit, as well as some of…

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Understanding Inertia

Find out what happens in a 1st year Inertia Lab. Inertia can be quite a complicated concept to explain, but here our students get the chance to examine how to measure inertia in the real world. …

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What happens in a 1st year Thermodynamics Lab?

In this Thermodynamics lab, the students are investigating the effect of pressure on the boiling point of a liquid. The relationship between pressure and boiling point is fundamental to understanding…

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Atomic Structures Lab

Join the General Engineering students for one of their labs on atomic structures. Find out why it's important for us to understand, and work with structures at an atomic level, and discover the…

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