Biomechanics

Recent student research includes:

 • Jack Erickson, under the guidance of Dr. S. Andy Sems (alumus and surgeon at Mayo Clinic) and Dr. Michelle Clauss, designed a flexible, variable diameter reaming head which would cut and clear debris from the interior canal of leg bones. The new design which provides the ability to vary the cutting diameter from 9 to 13mm would eliminate the need to remove and re-insert increasingly larger fixed diameter cutting heads.  This will drastically reduce tissue injury and introduction of infection. In the fall of 2015, Erickson will be constructing and testing his design.



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ABET Accreditation

The College is one of the few Christian colleges in the country offering the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree in a program that is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

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B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

​The Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Grove City College prepares students for graduate work and employment in engineering research, design, manufacturing, production, sales and management.​​

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Four-Year Plan

​The requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering are met over a four-year curriculum that starts with an exposure to the fundamentals of science and engineering and culminates in our senior capstone design experience.​​

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Senior Capstone Design Project

​During his or her senior year, every mechanical engineering student takes part in a Capstone Design Project. Students work in groups to design and construct a useful and marketable device.​

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Grove City College offers students multiple opportunities to conduct meaningful, relevant research alongside experienced, published faculty.​​

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Study Abroad for Engineers

​Approximately 40% of each graduating class in mechanical engineering at Grove City College completes the fall semester of their junior year at our 24-bed remote campus in Nantes, France. ​

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