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 Registration: MEN N.° 21317 of November 11, 2020, validity 6 years.

DEGREE:

Mechanical Engineer

DuraTiOn:

10 Semesters

Education LEVEL:

Undergraduate

ModaliTY:

In-person

CAMPUS:

Principal Campus Bucaramanga

APPLICANT

Profile

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

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

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

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

CONTINOUS

Improvement

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
  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Academic period I II I II I II I II I II I
Admitted 138 148 137 146 128 141 127 141 124 143 142
Enrolled 1215 1282 1302 1297 1259 1326 1329 1402 1415 1446 1414
Graduates (Term) 31 78 88 88 59 71 76 80 53 86 61

 

APPLICANT

Profile

Among the competencies that we want the student of Mechanical Engineering to possess, we highlight:

  • 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 in order to carry out the assigned activities

  • Ability to evaluate situations and management in decision making.

GRADUATE

Profile

The Mechanical Engineer of the UIS:

  • Designs, manages and evaluates equipment and installations of mechanical operation in general and manufacturing, production processes, in which the following intervene: mechanical, fluid and thermal systems.

  • Researches and acquires new knowledge related to the different fields of Mechanical Engineering.

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

  • It assumes 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

The mechanical engineering professional of the Industrial University of 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

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

CONTINOUS

Improvement

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

 

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Academic period

I

II

I

II

I

II

I

II

I

II

I

Mechanical Engineering

Admitted

138

148

137

146

128

141

127

141

124

143

142

Enrolled

1215

1282

1302

1297

1259

1326

1329

1402

1415

1446

1414

Graduates (Term)

31

78

88

88

59

71

76

80

53

86

61

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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  - Engineer de Control


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

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

This undergraduate program is offered at different university locations, please select the location for which you wish to obtain enrollment information.

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Collection opening

2022 May 18


Collection closing

2022 June 22

Registration opening

2022 May 19


Registration closing

2022 June 24


Admission results

2022 July 21

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Collection opening

2022


Collection closing

2022

Registration opening

2022


Registration closing

2022


Admission results

2022

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Collection opening

2022


Collection closing

2022

Registration opening

2022


Registration closing

2022


Admission results

2022

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Collection opening

2022


Collection closing

2022

Registration opening

2022


Registration closing

2022


Admission results

2022

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Collection opening

2022


Collection closing

2022

Registration opening

2022


Registration closing

2022


Admission results

2022

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Anyone who meets the following requirements may register:

  • Having passed the tenth grade or being in the process of doing so.
  • Having taken the Saber 11 State Examination as of 2016.
  • A minimum score of 31 points in each of the tests that make up the State Test: Mathematics, Critical Reading, Social and Citizenship, Natural Sciences and English.

NOTICE 1:For applicants exempted from the English test, according to Article 1 of Decree 34 of 1980 of the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, only the scores in Mathematics, Critical Reading, Social and Citizenship, and Natural Sciences will be taken into account.

A person may not register, even if he/she complies with the above requirements and if he/she does so, his/her registration will be cancelled:

  • He/she is enrolled in any academic program of studies at the UIS.
  • He/she has a disciplinary sanction in force at the UIS.
  • He/she has lost student status for poor academic performance on more than one occasion.
  • He/she is applying to the same program of study from which he/she was excluded due to poor academic performance or has not renewed enrollment in said program.
  • He/she has initiated without concluding studies, more than one Academic Program at the UIS. No person may attend more than two undergraduate programs at the UIS. Article 5, Agreement 16 of 2008 of the Superior Council.

NOTICE 2:In case of being admitted, the student who obtained his bachelor’s degree abroad or its equivalent, must submit the validation of the degree to the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, if you have not done the procedure enter this link

Inscription

$100.000

FOR 1 PROGRAM

 

Inscription

$150.000

FOR 2 PROGRAMS

The semester is settled according to the economic capacity of the family unit. Occila between 1 and 8 SMLMV. * SMLMV is equivalent to the legal monthly minimum wage in Colombia, at the time of settlement.

For more information, contact the Admissions and Academic Registry.

Maximum 2 enrollment programs.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information



2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand




Bucaramanga

Collection opening

2022 May 18

Collection closing

2022 June 22

Registration opening

2022 May 19

Registration closing

2022 June 24

Admission results

2022 July 21



2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand


Start

2022

Closing

2022



2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand


Start

2022

Closing

2022



2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand


Start

2022

Closing

2022



2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand


Start

2022

Closing

2022

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Anyone who meets the following requirements may register:

  • Having passed the tenth grade or being in the process of doing so.
  • Having taken the Saber 11 State Examination as of 2016.
  • A minimum score of 31 points in each of the tests that make up the State Test: Mathematics, Critical Reading, Social and Citizenship, Natural Sciences and English.

NOTICE 1:For applicants exempted from the English test, according to Article 1 of Decree 34 of 1980 of the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, only the scores in Mathematics, Critical Reading, Social and Citizenship, and Natural Sciences will be taken into account.

A person may not register, even if he/she complies with the above requirements and if he/she does so, his/her registration will be cancelled:

  • He/she is enrolled in any academic program of studies at the UIS.
  • He/she has a disciplinary sanction in force at the UIS.
  • He/she has lost student status for poor academic performance on more than one occasion.
  • He/she is applying to the same program of study from which he/she was excluded due to poor academic performance or has not renewed enrollment in said program.
  • He/she has initiated without concluding studies, more than one Academic Program at the UIS. No person may attend more than two undergraduate programs at the UIS. Article 5, Agreement 16 of 2008 of the Superior Council.

NOTICE 2:In case of being admitted, the student who obtained his bachelor’s degree abroad or its equivalent, must submit the validation of the degree to the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, if you have not done the procedure enter this link

Inscription

$100.000

FOR 1 PROGRAM


Inscription

$150.000

FOR 2 PROGRAMS


The semester is settled according to the economic capacity of the family unit. Occila between 1 and 8 SMLMV. * SMLMV is equivalent to the legal monthly minimum wage in Colombia, at the time of settlement.

For more information, contact the Admissions and Academic Registry Office.

Maximum 2 enrollment programs.

PROGRAM

PROFESSORS

Abel Antonio Parada Corrales

Master in Engineering

Alberto David Pertuz Comas

Doctor of Materials Science

Carlos Borrás Pinilla

Doctor of Mechanical Engineering

David Alfredo Fuentes Díaz

Doctor of Energy Technology

Diego Fernando Villegas Bermúdez

Doctor of Mechanical Engineering

Héller Guillermo Sánchez Acevedo

Doctor of Mechanical Engineering

Isnardo González Jaimes

Specialist in Mechanical Engineering

Jabid Eduardo Quiroga Méndez

Doctor of Civil Engineering

Javier Rúgeles Pérez

Master in Computer Science

Jorge Enrique Meneses Flórez

Master in Mechanical Engineering

Jorge Luis Chacón Velasco

Doctor of Thermal Fluidynamic Processes Applied to MCIA

Julián Ernesto Jaramillo Ibarra

PhD in Thermal Engineering

Leonidas Vásquez Chaparro

Master in Mechanical Engineering

Manuel del Jesús Martínez

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

Nestor Raul D’croz Torres

Mechanical Engineer

Octavio Andrés González Estrada

PhD in Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Omar Armando Gélvez Arocha

Master in Computer Science

Pedro José Díaz Guerrero

Master in Applied Numerical Methods

Ricardo Alfonso Jaimes Rolón

Master in Engineering

William Pinto Hernández

Doctor of Mechanical Engineering

Yesid Javier Rueda Ordoñez

Doctor of Chemical Engineering

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The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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Do you want more information?

Contact Us

School of Mechanical Engineering

Telephone:

+57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2483 – 2475

E-mail: escime@uis.edu.co

UIS Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Mechanical Engineering Building

Industrial University of Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Mechanical Engineering

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2483 – 2475

Email: escime@uis.edu.co

UIS Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Edificio de Ingeniería Mecánica

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Mechanical Engineering

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2483 – 2475

Email: escime@uis.edu.co

UIS Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Edificio de Ingeniería Mecánica

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.