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UNDERGRADUATE

Mechanical Engineering

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ABOUT THE

Program

As a branch of knowledge that promotes the socio-economic development of communities, mechanical engineering aims to dignify human work through the design and construction of equipment, systems, and machines that contribute to the reduction of their physical effort while improving their quality of life.

In this sense, the undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering of the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) strives for the integral training of professionals who analyze the needs of their environment and propose optimal solutions through the efficient use of the resources at their disposal.

The mechanical engineers graduated from UIS stand out for their commitment to ethics, peace, progress, participation, solidarity, consensus, and the proper management of natural resources.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 701 | Qualified Registry: Resolución del Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) No. 002185 de 15 de febrero de 2021, renueva el registro calificado por 7 años a partir del 27 de diciembre de 2019.

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Título

DEGREE:

Mechanical Engineer

Duración

DURATION:

10 Semesters

Modalidad

MODALITY:

In-person

Ubicación

CAMPUS:

Bucaramanga
Barbosa (basic cycle)
Barrancabermeja (basic cycle)
Málaga (basic cycle)
Socorro (basic cycle)

APPLICANT

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Among the competencies that we want the student of Mechanical Engineering to possess, it is highlighted:

  • Aptitude for logical-mathematical, spatial, linguistic and synthesis analysis.

  • Ability to observe and analyze natural phenomena.

  • Creative and innovative aptitudes.

  • Organizational skills that allow them to exercise leadership to carry out the assigned activities.

  • Ability to evaluate situations and management in decision-making.

GRADUATE

Profile

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The Mechanical Engineer from UIS is capable of:

  • Designing, managing and evaluate equipment and installations of mechanical operation in general and manufacturing, production processes, in which the following intervene: mechanical, fluid and thermal systems.

  • Researching and acquiring new knowledge related to the different fields of Mechanical Engineering.

  • Leading and managing public and private sector organizations and manages projects for the application of industrial technologies.

  • Assuming an ethical commitment with the social environment and the environment, as well as respect for others and for the necessary legislation in the exercise of the engineering profession.

LABOR

Field

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The mechanical engineering professional of the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) may work in industrial production companies, petrochemical, metal-mechanical, mining, agricultural, or independently, such as plant engineer, supervisor, project or design engineer, superintendent or plant manager, director or service manager, advisor, consultant.

OUR

Accreditations

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High quality accreditation: Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) Resolution no. 21317 of November 11, 2020 (valid for 6 years).


International Accreditation: Internationally accredited by the non-profit non-governmental organization ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology).

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CONTINOUS

Improvement

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The Mechanical Engineering program has implemented a process of continuous improvement that will allow future professionals to have a solid educational foundation with the capacity to manage innovative processes, emerging technologies, and anticipate the welfare and safety needs of the community. With this, students, employers, and society in general will be confident that the program meets quality standards and prepares graduates to enter a global workforce.

Program Educational Objectives

In concordance with the university mission, the Educational Objectives of the Mechanical Engineering Program at the Universidad Industrial de Santander are focused on educate professionals with an ethical sense, successful, and sensitive towards the social environment. After a few years of graduation, the Mechanical Engineering program expects its graduates to be involved in:

  • Applying knowledge, skills and critical thinking in the development and solving of real-life problems in the exercise of engineering, in a multidisciplinary environment.

  • Continuing your professional training through self-learning, certifications and/or postgraduate studies.

  • Applying their leadership skills and participating in activities that lead to improve the life quality of the community.

Student Outcomes

The program of Mechanical Engineering aims to develop the following Engineering competencies in its students an ability to

  • Identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.

  • Apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

  • Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

  • Effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

  • Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

  • Acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Historical Enrollment and Graduation Statistics

 

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Academic period

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II

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II

Admitted

158

157

117

135

142

134

136

190

142

150

Enrolled

1321

1327

1274

1357

1333

1415

1422

1464

1414

1466

Graduates (Term)

52

88

36

110

37

89

46

86

61

101

 

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ACADEMIC

Curriculum

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Code:  20252           Credits:    4  - Calculus I


Code:  22949           Credits:    4  - Basic Chemistry


Code:  22979           Credits:    4  - Linear Algebra I


Code:  23015           Credits:    4  - Descriptive Geometry


Code:  23423           Credits:    1  - Physical Culture and Sport


Code:  23427           Credits:    3  - Language Workshop


Code:  24948           Credits:    0  - University Life and Culture


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Code:  20253           Credits:    4  - Calculus II


Code:  22950           Credits:    4  - Physics I


Code:  22952           Credits:    2  - Biology for Engineers


Code:  23016           Credits:    4  - Computational Structures


Code:  23017           Credits:    3  - Machine Drawing


Code:  23424           Credits:    4  - English I


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Code:  20254           Credits:    4  - Calculus III


Code:  22953           Credits:    4  - Physics II


Code:  23018           Credits:    4  - Static


Code:  23019           Credits:    3  - Graphic Design


Code:  23020           Credits:    3  - Materials I


Code:  23425           Credits:    4  - English II


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Code:  20255           Credits:    4  - Differential Equations


Code:  22109           Credits:    3  - Citizen Ethics


Code:  22956           Credits:    4  - Physics III


Code:  23021           Credits:    3  - Dynamics


Code:  23022           Credits:    4  - Material Resistance


Code:  23023           Credits:    3  - Materials II


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Code:  21802           Credits:    4  - Thermodynamics I


Code:  23024           Credits:    4  - Fluid Mechanics


Code:  23025           Credits:    4  - Machine Mechanics


Code:  23026           Credits:    4  - Basic Design


Code:  23027           Credits:    1  - Materials Laboratory


Code:  23028           Credits:    3  - Manufacturing Processes


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Code:  23029           Credits:    4  - Heat Transfer


Code:  23030           Credits:    4  - Electricity and Basic Electronics


Code:  23031           Credits:    5  - Machine Design I


Code:  23032           Credits:    3  - Manufacturing Engineering


Code:  23033           Credits:    1  - Manufacturing Workshop


Code:  23059           Credits:    3  - Thermodynamics II


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Code:  22976           Credits:    3  - Economic Engineering


Code:  23034           Credits:    4  - Thermal Systems I


Code:  23035           Credits:    4  - Systems for the Use and Transport of Fluids


Code:  23036           Credits:    4  - Mechatronic Systems I


Code:  23037           Credits:    5  - Machine Design II


Code:  23038           Credits:    1  - Laboratory Systems for Transport and Use of Fluids


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Code:  22964           Credits:    3  - Business Management I


Code:  23039           Credits:    4  - Fluid Power


Code:  23040           Credits:    3  - Control Engineering


Code:  23041           Credits:    4  - Maintenance Engineering


Code:  23054           Credits:    3  - Research Methodology


Code:  00002           Credits:    3  - Context Course


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Code:  22975           Credits:    3  - Grade I work


Code:  00002           Credits:    3  - Context Course


Code:  00003           Credits:    6  - Professional Technical Electives


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Code:  22977           Credits:    7  - Grade II work


Code:  00003           Credits:    6  - Professional Technical Electives


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Code:  21799           Credits:    3  - Tooling Design


Code:  21806           Credits:    4  - Alternative Thermal Engines (Internal Combustion Engines)


Code:  21809           Credits:    5  - Refrigeration and Air Conditioning


Code:  21811           Credits:    3  - Computerized Numerical Control


Code:  21813           Credits:    3  - Finite Element Method


Code:  21815           Credits:    4  - Mechanical Vibrations


Code:  21823           Credits:    3  - Dynamic Systems


Code:  23529           Credits:    3  - Business Management II


Code:  23537           Credits:    3  - Flexible Manufacturing Systems


Code:  25533           Credits:    3  - Fluid Power Servo Systems


Code:  25537           Credits:    4  - Mechatronics Systems II


Code:  26582           Credits:    3  - Lifting and Conveying Machines


Code:  26734           Credits:    3  - High Performance and Scientific Computing


Code:  21808           Credits:    3  - Industrial Combustion


Code:  21812           Credits:    3  - Programmable Logic Controllers


Code:  21814           Credits:    3  - Gas Technology


Code:  21817           Credits:    3  - Automatic Control


Code:  21822           Credits:    3  - Industrial Automation


Code:  21810           Credits:    3  - Thermal Plants


Code:  25532           Credits:    3  - Concurrent Design


Code:  25534           Credits:    4  - Thermal Systems II


Code:  25535           Credits:    3  - Reliability Centered Maintenance


Code:  25536           Credits:    3  - Total Productive Maintenance


Code:  25538           Credits:    3  - Special Topics


Code:  23529           Credits:    3  - Business Management II


Code:  27984           Credits:    3  - Biomechanics

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Bucaramanga, Barbosa, Barrancabermeja, Málaga y Socorro

OUR

Faculty

Professor Ricardo Alfonso Jaimes Rolón of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

Ricardo Alfonso Jaimes Rolón

Magíster en Ingeniería Mecánica

Professor William Pinto Hernández of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

William Pinto Hernández

Doctor en Ingeniería Mecánica

Professor Manuel del Jesús Martínez of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

Manuel de Jesús Martínez

Doctor en Ingeniería Mecánica

Professor Alberto David Pertuz Comas of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

Alberto David Pertuz Comas

Doctor en Ingeniería Mecánica

Professor Jorge Enrique Meneses Flórez of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

Jorge Enrique Meneses Flórez

Magíster en Ingeniería Mecánica

Professor Isnardo González Jaimes of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

Isnardo González Jaimes

Especialista en Ingeniería Mecánica

Professor Jorge Luis Chacón Velasco of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

Jorge Luis Chacón Velasco

Doctor en Procesos Termofluidodinámicos Aplicados a MCIA

Professor Yesid Javier Rueda Ordoñez of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

Yesid Javier Rueda Ordoñez

Doctor en Ingeniería Química

Professor Julián Ernesto Jaramillo Ibarra of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

Julián Ernesto Jaramillo Ibarra

Doctor en IngenieríaTérmica

Professor Octavio Andrés González Estrada of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

Octavio Andrés González Estrada

Doctor en Ingeniería Mecánica y de Materiales

Professor Jabid Eduardo Quiroga Méndez of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

Jabid Eduardo Quiroga Méndez

Doctor en Ingeniería Civil

Professor David Alfredo Fuentes Díaz of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

David Alfredo Fuentes Díaz

Doctor en Tecnología Energética

Professor Diego Fernando Villegas Bermúdez of the School of Mechanical Engineering, UIS, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

Diego Fernando Villegas Bermúdez

Doctor en Ingeniería Mecánica

Carlos Borrás Pinilla

Doctor en Ingeniería Mecánica

Heller Guillermo Sánchez Acevedo

Doctor en Mecánica Aplicada y Computacional

Pedro José Díaz Guerrero

Magíster en Métodos Numéricos Aplicados al Cálculo

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School of Mechanical Engineering

Telephone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2483 – 2475

E-mail: escime@uis.edu.co

Ubicación

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Carrera 27 calle 9

Mechanical Engineering Building

Horario

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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