School of Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor (Licence) in Mechanical Engineering (B.ING.)


The Mechanical Engineering program offers comprehensive training that allows you to understand mathematical concepts and notions of basic sciences related to engineering as well as concepts related to science and mechanical engineering technologies. You will learn to design equipment and processes. You will become familiar with the various fields of mechanical engineering as thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, elements of machinery, vibration dynamics, mechanical manufacturing, production engineering and robotics.


to design and create love. A passion for problem solving. Love challenges. Love teamwork. Having an innovative and be resourceful. Being skilled at communicating and listening skills.


Your duties can be very diverse: research projects, products and systems design integrating electronics and computers to mechanics, research and development, work organization, production and maintenance, administration and management factory. By design, you might be responsible for the design or production of mechanical systems as diverse as machinery, vehicles, medical equipment, stage equipment and spectacle, musical instruments, sporting goods and many others. Plants and factories could use your services in the areas of steel, mining, petroleum, communications, paper, plastic, food or natural gas. Graduates of placement rate of the program is excellent.


Mechanical engineer


Tech companies

Engineering consulting firms

Public function

Research organizations and development

Opening senior baccalaureate programs

This leads to graduate studies, especially in mechanical engineering in the following disciplines: aerospace, robotics, energy, mechanical, industrial engineering and manufacturing, biomedical engineering.


All requirements must be met when undertaking the program.

The applicant must meet the following requirements:

Be 18 years or older.

Hold a high school diploma (Bac II) or its equivalent.

Having left school early.

Applicants presenting a combination of education and relevant experience deemed equivalent to that required of the holder applicant may be eligible as a result of the analysis of the file. The program is limited enrollment, the number of places is very limited.

Selection criteria

The application is analyzed on the basis of the quality of academic record.

Portable Computer

In undertaking its program, the student must acquire, from the first session, a portable computer equipped with a number of software, allowing the applicant to undertake the course of his research. Proficiency in basic computer functions and common software is essential. Introductory courses to specialized software are offered outside the program.

Knowledge of French

Students admitted to the MD must comply with the provisions relating to the application of the Policy on the use of French at the University GOC

Non-francophone candidates

Candidates whose language of instruction in primary and secondary education is not the French must demonstrate a minimum level of knowledge of the French language. His skills in written French will be assessed on arrival and, where applicable, a patch French courses could be added to its journey.




Bachelor (Licence) in Mechanical Engineering (B. Eng.)

*This page presents the official version of the program. The University G.O.C. reserves the right to change the content without notice.

GMC – Mechanical Engineering

GMC1590 mechanical engineering Stage I

GMC2004 Ordinary Differential Equations in mechanical engineering

GMC2006 Partial differential equations in mechanical engineering

GMC2580 Course in Mechanical Engineering II

GMC3013 Experimental Investigation of Mechanical Engineering

GMC3050 internship Mechanical Engineering Seminar

GMC3051 internship Mechanical Engineering Seminar

GMC3590 Internship Mechanical Engineering III

GMC3591 Internship Mechanical Engineering IV

GMC7002 Special Topics (Mechanical Engineering)

GMC7003 Special Topics (Mechanical Engineering)

GMC7004 Special Topics (Mechanical Engineering)

GMC7005 Special Topics (Mechanical Engineering)

GMC7042 Mechanical Engineering Seminar

TRACKING PROGRAM (120 credits)


GMC-1000: Design for Engineers (3 credit)


Computer graphics. 3D solid modeling, variational and parametric. Elements of technical drawing. 2D Modeling: orthogonal projections, multi-view drawings, isometric drawing, cuts and sections. Listing. Schematic representations. Blueprint reading. Descriptive Geometry. Problems of right and plan. Introduction to assemblies.

GMC-1001 GMC-1001: Static rigid body (3 credit)


Statics of solid bodies. Concept of force. Force systems: fundamental laws of balance in the plane and in space. Vector methods. Mesh, frames and machines. Application to simple mechanisms. Center of mass. Beams and cables. Coulomb friction and slippage. Virtual work.

GSC-1000 GSC-1000: Design Methodology in Engineering (3 credit)


This course allows the student, met a team of six or seven members, acquire and perfect, realizing a design project, working in team skills, management of project engineering and communication. The student must write technical reports and prepare and provide technical conferences. It also develops critical thinking and sense of responsibility. Finally, the course uses all fields of application engineering.

IFT-1903 IFT-1903: Computer Engineering (3 credit)


Approach problem solving in engineering. Elements of algorithms required for the resolution of proposed problems. Verifications and validations of responses software used. Introduction to software Maple and Matlab for symbolic calculations for numerical calculations.

MAT-1900 MAT-1900: Engineering Mathematics I (3 credit)


Functions of several variables calculus: theory and applications. Complex numbers; polynomials. Differential equations of the first order and first degree; numerical methods. Second order differential equations of special types. Linear differential equations of order n with constant coefficients. Systems of differential equations. Applications.

GMC-1003 GMC-1003: Introduction to fluid mechanics (3 credit)


Fluid properties and fundamental concepts. Fluid statics. Kinematics of fluids. Dynamics of a non-viscous incompressible fluid. Basic applications of conservation of mass principles, momentum, angular momentum. Some fluid mechanics measurement techniques. Differential analysis of fluid flows: mass conservation, potential flow, incompressible Navier-Stokes equation. Dimensional analysis and model theory.

GMC-2000 GMC-2000: Drawing machines (3 credit)


Introduction to dimensional measurement. Mechanical functions. Threads, connecting elements, bearings, gears, etc. Manufacturing processes: casting, forging, machining, etc. Functional dimensioning: functional analysis, tolerancing, adjustments, etc. Practical: blueprint reading, dimensional drawings, assembly drawing definition drawings.

GMC-2001 GMC-2001: Strength of Materials (3 credit)


Internal forces in a mechanical system. Revision of some mechanical properties of common materials. Normal force. State of stress and strain at a point of a solid charge. Bending moment and shear in the long beams with low curvature. Torque. Compression beams: buckling.

MAT-1910 MAT-1910: Engineering Mathematics II (3 credit)


Simple integrals, formal and numerical computation. Multiple integrals, curvilinear coordinates, applications. Calculation of vector fields. Integrals on curves and surfaces: applications, traffic, work, flux. Fundamental theorems: Stokes, Gauss; applications to physics.

MAT-2910: Numerical Analysis for Engineers (3 credit)


Numerical computation. Linear algebra. Solving nonlinear systems. Approximation. Integration and derivation. Finite differences. Differential equations of the first order.

GMC-1002: Introduction to thermodynamics (3 credit)


Basic concepts and definitions. Properties of pure substances, phase balance of thermodynamic variables tables. Work and heat. Notions of systems and control volumes. First principle. Second principle. Notions machines, refrigerators and heat pumps. Returns. Entropy. Ideal gas mixtures: volumetric and gravimetric analysis, properties.

GMC-2002: Strength of machinery components and assemblies (3 credit)


Safety factor, flow criteria. Fatigue: Goodman diagram, cumulative damage. Screw: Mechanical screw, self-locking torque-tension. Bolts: mechanics of a bolted joint, resistance. Assemblages: failure modes, analysis efforts. Bearings: Nomenclature, load calculation and duration. Spur Gears: Nomenclature, gear trains (single, global). Welding: mechanical resistance.

GMC-2003: Dynamics of rigid body (3 credit)


Kinematics of material point: rectilinear motion, curvilinear motion plane relative motion. Dynamics of material point: force-acceleration equation, work and energy, impulse and momentum, particular problems. Hardware systems. Solid kinematic: a strong movement, velocity field, field acceleration, rotating frame. Solid dynamics: equations of motion, work-energy equations, equations of momentum. Solid mechanics in three dimensions: kinematic, kinetic movement, dynamics of solid.

GMC-2005: Dynamics of fluids applied (3 credit)


Internal incompressible flow: laminar and turbulent regimes in the pipes by friction pressure losses, local losses, pump power, systems with multiple pipes, flow measurement. Incompressible external flows: boundary layer concept, transition and separation, friction drag and pressure drag, body shapes and not profiles, lift force. Compressible flows: thermodynamics, classification, isentropic flow in nozzles and diffusers Application, straight shock waves.

GMC-2006: Partial differential equations in mechanical engineering (3 credit)


Linear partial differential equations: modeling, analytical methods of resolution problems of Sturm-Liouville, Fourier analysis (series, integrals and transforms) applications. Numerical methods for partial differential equations: finite differences, finite elements.

ECN-2901: Economic Analysis in Engineering (3 credit)


Economic engineering allows decision making, regarding the operations, and solving specific problems. It allows to choose among several options, the one that is the most profitable economically. It is intimately linked to Microeconomics. The primary objective of this course is to transmit to the engineering student several principles and methods of economic analysis in the perspective of an engineering project. The course covers the following concepts: the time value of money, cash flow analysis, comparison of opportunities, issues associated with certain methods of analysis, methods of depreciation, replacement analysis, taxation, the cost of capital and cash flow after tax, inflation and uncertainty, decision making.

GMC-2008: Thermal machines (3 credit)


Thermal power plants: Simple and improved cycles. Introduction to combustion and fuel. Piston engines: Theoretical cycles, fuels, some practical aspects. Gas turbines: simple, improved and combined cycles, with or without cogeneration, engine operating principles jet. Refrigeration cycles. Compressors: classification; general features; alternative and rotary compressors; turbochargers.

GMC-3000: Dynamic vibrations (3 credit)


Vibrations with one degree of freedom: free, forced, damped. Modeling techniques. Linearization. Constant force excitation by unbalance and movement of the support. Vibration isolation. Precession of trees. Sensors. Transient vibration impacts. Convolution integral, Laplace solution applications. Vibrations of a multiple degree of freedom system. Vibration damping, dynamic damper. Coordinate coupling. Coefficients of influence of rigidity and flexibility. Eigenvalues and vectors. Decoupling of a system of differential equations.

GMC-3001: Modelling in Engineering (3 credit)


This course aims to put students in the presence of real problems to solve, in the form of complete systems. The main objective is to get students to be able to dissect a complex problem in order to analyze it through a synthesis of theory already seen. An introduction to the methodology of the modeling will be introduced and students will need to integrate these concepts to different concepts covered in previous courses by applying them to real systems to increasing complexity in the following areas: mechanical, hydraulic, thermal, electrical. Analogies can be made between electrical, hydraulic, thermal or mechanical.

STT-1900: Statistical Methods for Engineers (3 credit)


Probability theory. Act normal. Descriptive statistics. Échantillonnales laws. Point estimation and confidence interval. Hypothesis testing. Analysis of variance: one-factor experiments, in blocks, several factors and factorial. Simple and multiple linear regression.

GMC-3002: Dynamics of the applied control (3 credit).


Models and representations of the order of a system: differential equations, transfer functions, block diagrams, Laplace transform, state variables, poles and zeros. Analysis of the time response, the frequency response and stability of simple systems: first order, second order and higher order delay. Analysis and design of control systems with roots instead of the method and the method of frequency response: Instead of Bode, Nyquist locus, instead of Black, Nyquist criterion, relative stability. Feedback control: proportional control, proportional-integral-derivative controller (PID), phase advance compensation. Other types of orders, introduction to non-linear control, linearization and introduction of the control in practice.

GMC-3005: Heat Transfer (3 credit)


Fundamental study of the three heat transfer mechanisms, namely conduction, convection and radiation. The course begins with conduction and then discusses in detail the mechanisms; permanent and transient regimes in one dimension and multidimensional. The course also addresses the fundamentals of convective transfer with internal and external flows and applications for heat exchangers. Finally, the process and the heat radiation properties are presented before addressing the radiative exchange. The course focuses on the basics, understanding and applications of various modes of heat transfer.

GMC-3009: Project Management in Engineering (3 credit)


This course aims to make the student independent in the performance of the management of engineering projects, that is to say starting, planning, programming, control, monitoring and closure of projects. This includes risk management and change.

GML-1001: Materials Engineering (3 credit)


Materials characterization methods. Cohesion and strength of materials. Atomic architecture. Materials under stress. Behavior of mixtures. Mechanical, thermal, electrical and magnetic. Metals and metal alloys, polymers, composites, wood and concrete. Degradation of materials.

PHI-3900: Ethics and Professionalism (3 credit)


Professionals today are faced with situations that require ethical skills and knowledge that go beyond technical knowledge specific to their area of expertise. On the one hand, professionalization is a changing phenomenon, which requires a reflection on the meaning of work and more specifically on professionalism. Furthermore, although the professional practice is regulated by a code of ethics, the professional is asked to have a sense of ethical responsibility. Through case studies and analysis of the various issues related to professionalism, the course offers an ethical reflection on professional practice and the conditions in which this practice occurs.

GMC-2007: Mechanical manufacturing (3 credit)


Basic principles used by different processing methods. Machines and processes selection problems, choice of tools and operating conditions. Part design elements associated with different processes. Casting and molding to manufacture mechanical parts, working sheet metal, forming by agglomeration of particles, machining, non conventional methods (laser machining, electro), processes for the manufacture of plastic parts, ceramic and composite, grinding and finishing . Process cost analysis methods. Laboratories on different processes. Assembly techniques.

GMC-3003 GMC-3003: Power Transmission Components (3 credit)


Universal joints and constant velocity joints. Spur gears and other types of gears. Gear trains. Brakes. Clutches. Cams. Electrical machinery.

GMC-3006 GMC-3006: Introduction to measurement and mechatronics (3 credit)


Uncertainty analysis. Electronic components and basic circuits. Analog-digital conversion, digital to analog and data acquisition. Introduction processing and signal analysis. Review of the main measurement techniques used in mechanical engineering: temperature, pressure, flow, stress, vibration, position.

GMC-3010 GMC-3010: Consulting Engineering Project (3 credit)


The first objective of the course is that the student develops his ability to handle a complex engineering problem through a project team (eg. Correct defects or adapt to specific situations a mechanism, a machine or system, give answers to complex technical issues). In the first half of the course, a team of students dedicated to the analysis of a engineering problem they have chosen and which requires the integration of skills learned in previous courses. The team can choose between a project and a proposed thermal fluids in mechanical systems. In the second half of the course, the team uses the results of the analysis to improve an existing design or to develop innovative solutions for specific situations. The project is done in a simulation of reality context of an engineering so that the student develops skills in the following areas: individual and team work, communication, professionalism, impact of engineering on society, impact engineering on the environment, ethics, fairness, economics, project management and continuous learning.

PHI-2910 PHI-2910: Engineering and Sustainable Development (3 credit)


This course is for students of engineering bachelor. It aims to introduce the future engineer the concept of sustainable development and the different underlying philosophical ideas. It also aims to bring to a process of reflection on the meaning of the engineering profession in a context of sustainable development has gradually been incorporated into the regulatory framework of the profession. From current issues to which engineering is facing, this course engages students in a methodical reflection on the strengths and limitations of the tools available to it to participate in the sustainable society project which now requires him to consider the issues economic, social and environmental.

GMC-3011 GMC-3011: Production Systems (3 credit)


Production systems: history, characteristics and methods of analysis. Methods and models of operations research. Duality theory and sensitivity analysis. Transportation problems and assignment. Graph Theory and networks. The design of a production system, analysis of product, process and capacity: methods and economic analysis. The location, design and handling. Operational management: forecasts of demand; inventory management, deterministic and stochastic models; inventory control. Traditional planning methods. Technical scheduling and production control. System reliability. Maintainability and preventive replacement concepts. The human factor and ergonomics.

GMC-3013 GMC-3013: Experimental Investigation in Mechanical Engineering (4 credit)


This course provides for the creation, in teams of two or three people, a project involving experimental work. It aims to study the problems in the field of mechanical systems. The project is realized according to the following steps: technical description of the installation, recognition of a problem related to mechanical systems and establishment of a literature review with theoretical concepts for studying the issue in question; determining the physical quantities to be measured and the measuring instruments to be used; development and preparation of an experimental test campaign; realization of the test campaign and analyzing results. In addition, the project helps to deepen the engineering knowledge (problem analysis, design), develop skills in experimental work (measuring instruments of use, data acquisition, investigation) and further development of communication skills (written and oral statements reporting).

GMC-3014 GMC-3014: Project Integrator Mechanical Design (5 credit)


This course aims to integrate knowledge gained in the program through a vast project of mechanical design which requires the implementation of different stages of the design methodology. Learning occurs by designing a complex mechanical system, from an industrial problem defined by a customer. The projects to be implemented by the students include problem analysis, engineering calculations and production of complete drawings of machines, processes or systems for industrial, commercial or recreational. The course also aims to put into practice and consolidation of skills in teamwork, writing technical reports and prepare an oral presentation.


GMN-2902: Health and safety engineer III (3 credit)


Problems of health and work safety, legislation and regulations. Accidents and occupational diseases. Elements of ergonomics and work postures. Consequences of accidents, incidents and occupational diseases. Enterprise security organization. Prevention systems. Safety assessment. WHMIS. Notions of risk. Types of exhibitions. Foundations standards. Risk assessment of dust, noise, vibration, thermal stress and lighting. Methods for measurement, control and protection, standards and regulations. Risk management. Special provisions and regulations for construction sites. Aggressor in construction. Signs and public safety during the construction work. Facilities of individual and collective protection. Means of access, scaffolding. Heavy machinery and motor vehicles. Prevention measures when working in trenches and excavations. This course is recognized by the ASP Building in order to obtain the certificate of competence of the Commission de la construction du Québec. (Course duration: four hours / week for 13 weeks.)

MED-1100: Health and safety: basics (3 credit)


The objective of this course is to introduce students to the basic concepts of the various disciplines related to the evaluation of health and safety at work and familiarize them with the means of intervention that could improve this situation. Contribution of different disciplines: industrial hygiene, industrial toxicology, epidemiology, safety, ergonomics, industrial psychology. Structures and health intervention mechanisms and safety: legislation, the CSST, the public network, unions and employers.

Specific requirements for the program (15 credits)


Pass the course ANL-2020 Intermediate English II. The student who demonstrates that he has acquired this level can choose an English graduate courses or in another modern language.


GMC-3550: Project Engineering (3 credit)


This project allows students either to apply and deepen the knowledge acquired in other courses or prepare a larger work which requires the synthesis of prior knowledge. The topic of the project can be provided by a teacher, who assumes the leadership, or the student who must then find a professor in the Department who agrees to supervise the project. Registration for this course is subject to the approval of the Department. If the scale of the project justifies it, it can be conducted by a team of up to two students.

GMC-3551: Special Project (3 credit)


Project to synthesize and apply knowledge acquired in one or more courses of the program. Work is performed under the supervision of a teacher. A project proposal must be submitted for approval to the head of the course, at the latest during the first week of the quarter. A report shall be returned at the end of the quarter. This report is evaluated in the manner described in the lesson plan.


Aviation & Aerospace

GMC-3150 GMC-3150: Strength of light structures (3 credit)


Modeling light structures found in various fields of mechanical engineering: aerospace, automotive, sports equipment, wind power generation equipment. Modelling Methodology. Using a finite element analysis software. Phenomena related to the behavior of light structures: bending open sections beams, plate bending, stress concentration.

GMC-4150 GMC-4150: Introduction to the aerodynamics (3 credit)


The static atmosphere. Basic integral equations in fluid dynamics. Navier-Stokes equations. Incompressible viscous flows not: Euler and Bernoulli; circulation and vorticity; Kelvin theorem. Potential flow: Laplace equation; basic solutions; methods of source panels. Kutta condition; Kutta-Joukowski theorem; generation of lift. Geometric and aerodynamic parameters of the wings. Theory of symmetric and thin cambered wings. Method vorticity panels. Wing span over: speed and induced drag; theorem of Helmholtz; Biot-Savart law; theory of Prandtl lifting line. Digital aerodynamics and experimental methods.

GMC-4151 GMC-4151: Aerospace Propulsion (3 credit)


Application of fundamental principles of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics to the analysis of propulsion systems. The areas under consideration include jet engines, turboprop engines, turbofans and ramjets and their internal components such as compressors, fuel combustion and turbine. Finally, a discussion on the development of rockets and requirements for a space mission is presented.

PHY-2100: Space Science (3 credit)


This course is for students enrolled in science and engineering program or geomatics. It is an introduction to space research and the specific problems of space. Space probes and artificial satellites. The space environment and use. Terrestrial and planetary atmospheres atmospheric luminescence. Cosmic energy sources. Astrodynamics elements. Space exploration. Scientific and technical programs. Canadian Space Policy.

Engineering plastics

GPG-1001: Rheology, heat transfer from the polymer processing (3 credit)


This course is essential for understanding the transformation processes in which the material is subjected to different types of flow in the melt. The control of plastics processing processes largely depends on a good grasp of the flow and heat transfer. Flow analysis of molten polymer. Effects of mass, mass distribution and molecular structure. Studies of different flow patterns. Thermal and heat exchange in the transformation processes. Problems of cooling and heating.

GPG-1007: shaping processes plastics (3 credit)


This course aims to give an understanding of the different aspects of shaping of plastics by injection and extrusion. Injection molding: screw geometry, sequences batch process cycle, architecture, filling and closing the mold, understanding and use of PVT diagrams, parts design criteria, heat transfers (part / mold), etc. Extrusion process: single-screw and twin-screw. The different geometries of screws. Study of transport and melting the plastic mechanisms. Dispersive and distributive mixing. Devices. Different types of chains (chains tubes, tubular sheaths, leaves, etc.). Calculation of extrusion rates.

GSO-2105: Purchasing and Supply (3 credit)


This course is an introduction to the principles and fundamental knowledge of the management of procurement and supply. The course presents different aspects (technical, administrative and relational) Purchasing and Supply function and also aims to explain how efficient management of these functions helps to improve and ensure the sustainability of the competitive position of the company.

GSO-3103 : Engineering Supply Chain (3 credit)


This course shows how the logistics business, that is to say the integrated management of supply, transport, production and distribution between sources of raw materials and consumers, can be used as a weapon competitive offensive that creates value. After an assessment of the new global economic environment, we show how to design high-performance production facilities and distribution networks and how to control the flow of goods in global logistics networks. We also study business networks, the capacity planning of facilities and selection of business sites. The emphasis on the international context of the engineering supply chain problems, the methodology of intervention in business and the aid decision tools available.

IFT-1004: Introduction to Programming (3 credit)


Paradigms and programming languages. Introduction to problem solving with Python. The interpreted language, Python, to a compiled, structured language, the C language specification of a problem and functional decomposition. Modular programming. Notions of black box, interface, precondition and postcondition. Error handling and exceptions management mechanism. Recursion. Introduction to complexity of algorithms. Programming standards.

IFT-1701: Introduction to algorithmic and programming (3 credit)


Algorithmics and programming. Data types. Reading and writing data. Assignment. Conditional and repetitive structures. Introduction to classes and objects. Methods: parameters and references. A string of character and enumerated type. Exception handling. Flows and files. Usual controls and dialogs. Menus. Introduction to the concepts of programming objects. Various applications. Practical work in an appropriate programming language and environment with WYSIWYG graphical tools.

SIO-1000: Systems and Information Technology (3 credit)


This course is designed to prepare general managers of organizations to face the information technology and management information systems in their industries, to give them the essential tools to contribute to their development and control by providing appropriate references frames. It generally affects all aspects of information systems and infrastructure of information technology. Particular attention is paid to contemporary trends in the area of systems and information technology including: Internet use in business, the development of digital business and e-commerce, setting up systems strategic information, business systems implementation (ERP), deploying mechanisms ensuring information security, knowledge management and the use of decision support tools. The focus is, however, on business opportunities, successes and possible failures. This brings the student to cope with contemporary trends, thus preparing it to profit.

Manufacturing engineering

GMC-4200: Computer Aided Manufacturing (3 credit)


Manufacturing automation. CNC machine tools: technology; machine and conversational languages; cells and applications. Robotics: robot technology; languages, Karel, robot cells, various applications. Automated manufacturing systems: automated guided vehicles, conveyors, AS / RS; design TG systems; pilot, controllers (PLCs) and languages; simulation. Integration: CAD-CAM, communications and local area networks (MAP). Economic justification. Machining laboratories MOCN, robotics for assembly, manufacturing systems controlled by PLC, as well as CAM are provided.

GMC-4201: Quality Engineering (3 credit)


The course is divided into three parts. Part I: Quality Control Compliance: metrology; dimensional control lengths and angles, geometric control straightness, flatness, roundness, parallelism, squareness, location and others; manual inspection, automated and limit gauges. Part II: statistical control: basic concepts, sampling, batch control and during the process, capacity analysis; implementation and application of statistical techniques tools. Part Three: Quality Assurance: ISO 9000, quality system documentation; implementation and quality improvement. Several standards are presented. Four laboratories complement the practical training.

GMC-4202: Process and Product Development (3 credit)


Deepening of mechanical manufacturing. Tools for the development of products and processes: principles of design for manufacturing; prototyping and rapid tooling technologies; toolmaking; modeling, simulation and process control; improved products and processes. Development, release and manufacturing products with application to processes (machining, forming metal powders, metal casting, etc.). Project, practical exercises, use of software and production equipment.


 GMC-4250: Mechanics of composite materials (3 credit)


This course aims to provide the student the means to effectively use laminated composite materials for the design of parts and structures. It mainly addresses are computational methods to analyze the mechanical behavior of laminated composites. Students are required to develop a program on Matlab or Maple for calculations of laminated plates. A demonstration in ABAQUS introduces students to the use of finite element software to analyze the behavior of a composite structure. Laboratories allow students to learn some simple manufacturing techniques and apply the theoretical knowledge acquired in progress by conducting mechanical tests.

GML-2007: Mechanical Behaviour of Materials and Testing (3 credit)


Fundamental principle metallurgical and mechanical engineering. Mechanical properties (strength, ductility, resilience, toughness, fatigue and creep). Failure mechanisms. Curing mechanisms. Breaking characteristic. Breaking control plan. Mechanical behavior of composites and ceramics. Mechanical tests: hardness, tensile strength, resilience, fatigue.

GML-2250: Properties and choice of materials (3 credit)


In this course, the student learns to determine the performance index of the materials according to the requirements of the design. It then selects a material according to performance indices and manufacturing methods using databases and advanced material selection methods. An analysis of selection obtained is performed according to secondary criteria, the length of life, safety, environment and cost. The basics of tribology and material degradation modes are discussed. Various types of commercially available materials such as ceramics, composites, plastics, steels (stainless steels, tool, carbon steel), light alloys and non-ferrous metals, and their properties and their field of use are presented. The methods of improving properties such as heat treatment and surface treatment are introduced to give the student additional tools in his choice of materials.

GML-2251: Non-destructive testing of materials (3 credit)


The quality and the quality factors. Description of defects occurring during the development, processing and heat treatment of materials. Measurement techniques of the main variables playing on the quality of metal products: control residuals, temperature, pressure, flow rates and moisture. Non-destructive evaluation methods materials: radiographic, ultrasonic, eddy current, dye penetrant, magnetic, acoustic emission, etc. Control of surface finish and thickness measurement. Applications and quality control achievements on castings, forgings or rolled and welded or bonded joints.

GML-3000: Welding materials (3 credit)


In this course, different fusion welding techniques are presented and their characteristics are discussed. The student learns to produce or interpret engineering drawings related to welding. The effect of heat introduced into the material on the weld properties and those of the heat affected zone is analyzed. Particular attention is paid to the metallurgical, mechanical and chemical effects of welding such as cracking of the cord, awareness or weakening of the heat affected zone. Corrective measures to minimize these impacts are addressed. Suitable techniques for the welding of different material classes are shown as examples of failures due to welding. Finally, the weld quality control methods are discussed.


GEL-1000: Circuits (3 credit)


Basic elements: sources, resistance, inductor, capacitor, ideal transformer. Kirchhoff’s laws, Thevenin theorem and Norton, superposition. Formulation of equilibrium equations: methods and mesh nodes. Transient analysis. Circuits of the first and second order. Analysis of circuits by the Laplace transform. Introduction to SPICE.

GEL-1002: Systems and measures (3 credit)


This course enables students to develop skills in making electrical measurements. It provides an overview of measuring instruments (voltmeter, ammeter, oscilloscope, impedance bridge, etc.), their limitations and their influence on the measured systems. Some types of sensors and arrangements required for the measurement of physical variables are presented. In different measurement techniques, it addresses important concepts for simplifying and circuit analysis such as identifying equivalent circuits (for example, thevenin equivalents). Methods of continuous sinusoidal regime circuits studies are being developed and some notions on the transfer functions and the frequency response.

 GIF-1002: Logic Devices (3 credit)


The course shows the organization of digital systems through the wired logic. Binary coding base and numbers. Boolean algebra and logic elements (doors), combinatorial circuits synthesis with doors and MSI (multiplexers and decoders). Circuits (ROM, PLA and PAL, RAM). Synchronous elements (flip-flops RS, T, D and JK, registers, counters). Analysis and synthesis of synchronous sequential circuits from flops, registers and counters with or without multiplexer directly or indirectly addressed with or without external input. Microprogrammed sequencers. Practical work on mounting plate and simulations performed by software.

GMC-3300: Mechatronics (4 credit)


Learning the concepts of mechatronics using projects. Reminders on the basics, logic and analog circuits, sensors, power transistors and actuators. Particular emphasis is placed on the microcontroller programming, C language, machine language and interfacing with the mechanical systems. Power control, amplification, bridge, wave modulator and PID control. The student is required to complete projects on data acquisition, signal conditioning, control motors and DC servo, proportional valve and its integration into a control system, etc.

IFT-1700: Basic Programming in Visual Basic .Net (3 credit)


Introduction to algorithmic concepts and programming languages: instruction, decision-making structures and repetition, subroutines and functions. Visual Basic .Net and environment interface, object-oriented programming event-driven Windows, construction schedules and forms. Normal operations of a programming language, graphics and events. Transactions with direct and sequential files. Access to the databases. Professional version of Visual Basic .Net.

Mechanical Systems

GAE-2005: Tractors and hydraulic systems (3 credit)


Thermodynamic and construction of internal combustion engines. Turbocharging, lubrication, cooling and cruise control. Transmission. Traction. Kinematics and dynamics of tractor: weight transfer, stability and towing instruments. Hydraulic systems fluids, engine, hydraulic pumps and valves. Analysis and design of hydraulic systems. Hydrostatic transmission.

GMC-3012: Introduction to the mechanics of building and renewable energy (3 credit)


This course is an introduction to the mechanics of the building by addressing the following themes: air conditioning, moist air, thermal comfort, indoor air quality, thermal building, heating load, solar radiation, cooling load, energy simulation, fluid distribution systems, lighting. In addition, part of the course is devoted to renewable energy, especially geothermal and solar energy. Finally, the course offers the student to reflect on the importance of energy in our lives, in a context of sustainable development.

GMC-3351: Robotic Elements (3 credit)


Introduction. Recalls kinematic and dynamic motion of rigid bodies in space. Geometric models, kinematics and dynamics of manipulators. Trajectory planning and tasks to perform. Principles of controlling a robot.

GMC-4100: Hydraulic and Pneumatic Controls (3 credit)


Identification of the components of a hydraulic and pneumatic system. Selecting elements required by a given function. Development of simple circuits and selection of suitable components. Designing of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Operation of a system and determination of the function of the various elements. Hydraulic and electrohydraulic drives. Pneumatic automation. Practical work.

GMC-4350: Turbomachinery (3 credit)


Theory of axial and radial turbomachinery (pumps, turbines, compressors, etc.), momentum, velocity triangles. Operating principles, similarity, characteristic curves, employment in parallel and in series, entropy-enthalpy diagrams. Losses and leaks, cavitation performance. Design and evaluation components of turbomachinery systems, behaviors outside normal diets.

GMC-4351: CAD Modelling and Analysis (3 credit)


Geometric modeling in computer aided design (CAD) and analysis by the finite element method (FEM). Elementary objects and hierarchies of models. Techniques for creating and editing curves / surfaces. Data structure and solid modeling of complex mechanical systems with industrial software. Modelling by the MEF: variational forms in solid mechanics and fluid and heat transfer. Discretization and finite element approximation. Automatic meshing and definition of physical data. Analysis of results and graphical visualization of results. Practical work and exercises in stress analysis and heat transfer. A project summary with CAD / MEF industrial software.

The student admitted to the entrepreneurial profile must pass the ENT-1000 course, ENT-3000 ENT-3010 and 4023-MNG


Entrepreneurial profile

The entrepreneurial profile intends to promote the emergence and development of skills to take initiatives and implement projects and manage. This profile includes a minimum of 12 credits, divided between two or three courses of three credits each and an individual or group project of 6 credits. The student is asked to contact the program director to find out this profile tags, which are of three types: eligibility criteria, admission requirements and conditions of continued training in the profile.

ENT-1000: Know undertake: the passion to create and act (3 credit)


This introductory course in entrepreneurship is for any student in the first cycle. It aims to develop a sense of initiative and entrepreneurship in students, to help them discover and exploit its full entrepreneurial potential. The knowledge imparted to students relate to both the entrepreneur and the creative process by which he leads his project to fruition, be it a social project, commercial, cooperative, artistic or otherwise. Concrete examples are given to illustrate the passion of entrepreneurs, their need to create and innovate and action orientation. Available in class or distance, the course plays a key role in the development of entrepreneurial skills. The course includes the realization of an entrepreneurial sketch to sensitize the students to the realities of an entrepreneurial project and develop a more just vision of the challenges to be considered. The sketch is not a comprehensive business plan, the progress of the course remains primarily the discovery and development of the entrepreneurial potential of the student and not the creation of a company.

ENT-3000: Entrepreneurial Portfolio I (3 credit)


The student must be admitted to the entrepreneurial profile, Certificate in Entrepreneurship and SME management or firmware developing entrepreneurial skills and detain or above average 2.67 calculated on 24 credits or more in a program to register in this activity. The entrepreneurial portfolio allows students to develop a project related to their field of study, to establish a network of contacts and thus improve their entrepreneurial skills. Personalized support is provided by frequent meetings with a counselor Entrepreneurship Laval throughout the project development period. Coaching facilitates the process by allowing the student to validate and deepen their project idea, to focus its efforts and develop its action plan.

ENT-3010: Entrepreneurial Portfolio II (3 credit)


The student must be admitted to the entrepreneurial profile, Certificate in Entrepreneurship and SME management or firmware developing entrepreneurial skills and detain or above average 2.67 calculated on 24 credits or more in a program to register in this activity. The entrepreneurial portfolio allows students to develop a project related to their field of study, to establish a network of contacts and thus improve their entrepreneurial skills. Personalized support is provided by frequent meetings with a counselor Entrepreneurship Laval throughout the project development period. Coaching facilitates the process by allowing the student to validate and deepen their project idea, to focus its efforts and develop its action plan.

MNG-4023: Technological innovation: from the idea to market (3 credit)


This course aims to acquire a distinctive competence management of technology companies. It allows the student to become familiar with the peculiarities of the process of creation and development of such enterprises.
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