Free Online Mechanical Engineering Courses from Top Universities

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Mechanical engineering courses are offered for free at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Students will have plenty of options from which they can choose.
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Free Mechanical Engineering Courses

Free mechanical engineering courses are available at MIT. These online courses can be downloaded at your convenience.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

This top university offers students the opportunity to study mechanical engineering online for free. Course topics include ocean waves, marine power and propulsion, optics, and much more.

Free Online Mechanical Engineering Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Management in Engineering course from MIT Undergraduate/graduate Texts, lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Marine Hydrodynamics course from MIT Graduate Texts, lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Ocean Wave Interaction with Ships and Offshore Energy Systems course from MIT Graduate Textbooks, lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Nano-to-Macro Transport Processes course from MIT Undergraduate/graduate Textbook, project, video lectures, lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Introduction to Robotics course from MIT Undergraduate Lecture notes, videos, projects Yes Yes Yes
Marine Power and Propulsion course from MIT Undergraduate/graduate Textbooks, lecture notes, projects Yes Yes Yes
Optics course from MIT Undergraduate/graduate Lecture slides, video lectures, projects Yes Yes Yes
Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Biomechanics course from MIT Undergraduate Textbooks, lecture slides, projects Yes Yes Yes
Wave Propagation course from MIT Graduate Lecture notes, GIF simulations Yes Yes Yes
Computational Ocean Acoustics course from MIT Graduate Textbook, lecture notes Yes No Yes
Identification, Estimation, and Learning course from MIT Graduate Textbooks, lecture notes, projects Yes Yes Yes
Design and Manufacturing I course from MIT Undergraduate Lecture notes, projects, video Yes Yes Yes
Design and Manufacturing II course from MIT Undergraduate Labs Yes Yes Yes
Fundamentals of Advanced Energy Conversion course from MIT Undergraduate/graduate Lecture notes, projects, video Yes Yes Yes
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering: The Art and Science of Boat Design course from MIT Graduate Textbooks, video lectures, image gallery Yes No Yes
Nonlinear Dynamics and Waves course from MIT Graduate Textbooks Yes Yes Yes
Biomedical Devices Design Laboratory course from MIT Graduate Lecture notes, labs Yes No Yes
Introduction to Numerical Analysis for Engineering course from MIT Undergraduate Textbook, lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Plates and Shells course from MIT Graduate Textbooks Yes Yes Yes
Optical Engineering course from MIT Graduate Textbooks, lecture notes, projects Yes Yes Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PhD in Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
      • PhD-TIM - Engineering Management
    Master's
      • MSTIM - Engineering Management
      • MBA - Management of Engineering and Technology
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
      • HS Diploma
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Excelsior College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (Nuclear Leadership)
      • BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (Without Concentration)
      • BS in Technology (Nuclear Technologies)
      • BS in Technology (Power Plant Technologies)
      • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Technology Management (Nuclear Technology)
    Associate's
      • Nuclear Engineering Technology / MBA dual degree
      • AAS in Technical Studies (Nuclear Technologies/Power Plant Technologies)
      • AS in Science in Technology (Power Plant Technologies)
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    University of Pennsylvania

  • Durham, NC

    Duke University

  • Notre Dame, IN

    University of Notre Dame

  • Nashville, TN

    Vanderbilt University

  • Stanford, CA

    Stanford University

  • Gainesville, FL

    University of Florida

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Northcentral University

  • PhD in Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
  • Doctor of Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
  • MSTIM - Engineering Management
  • MBA - Management of Engineering and Technology

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Penn Foster High School

  • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
  • HS Diploma

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Excelsior College

  • BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (Nuclear Leadership)
  • BS in Nuclear Engineering Technology (Without Concentration)
  • Nuclear Engineering Technology / MBA dual degree
  • AAS in Technical Studies (Nuclear Technologies/Power Plant Technologies)

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