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Mestrado em Engenharia Mecânica - Projecto e Produção Mecânica

The Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Design and Production, provides a set of theoretical knowledge combined with a strong practical component that allows the realization of projects and the development of products and equipments as well as production support.


Provide a solid scientific and technological, supported by a programme and courses that includes contact with real situations and laboratories experiences. This cycle of studies is based on the development of a diverse set of skills and competencies that permits excellent career opportunities and pursue Ph.D. studies.



The general aims of this master's degree are to equip the students with the relevant skills and competences in such areas as product development methodologies, processing technologies, material technologies, mechanical behaviour of materials and process automation and control.

Main specific skills:

  • Develop a mechanical project throughout its various stages;
  • Carry out computer analyses that enable problem analysis and resolution;
  • Apply experimental methods for problem analysis and resolution;
  • Predict and identify possible causes of failure in mechanical systems;
  • Design and manufacture products and equipment using new and traditional technologies;
  • Be able to gather useful information by exploring engineering databases;
  • Contact with experts of different areas of knowledge.


Course coordinator

Bruno Miguel Santana Chaparro

Bruno Miguel Santana Chaparro

Gabinete: Edificio Milho Piso 4
t.: 241379500
endereço de e-mail

Erasmus coordinator

Maria Isabel Vaz Pitacas

Maria Isabel Vaz Pitacas

Gabinete: Matemática (ESTA)
t.: 241379500
ext.: 2713
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Course coordinator

Adília Nogueira Carvalho Claudino

Adília Nogueira Carvalho Claudino

Gabinete: ESTA - Gab.1
t.: 241 379 532
ext.: 02500
endereço de e-mail

Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 14908/2014

Plano curricular
UC Area ECTS Lecturer
Obg. Opt.
1º Semestre
Composite MaterialsCiência e Tecnologia dos Materiais 6 Carlos Pais Coelho
Luís Miguel Ferreira
Mechanical VibrationsTecnologias de Produção e Construção 6 Jorge Afonso Antunes
Metal FormingTecnologias de Produção e Construção 6
Numerical SimulationProjecto Mecânico 6 Bruno Chaparro
Surface EngineeringCiência e Tecnologia dos Materiais 6 Isabel Nogueira
2º Semestre
Energy Management and Thermal SystemsTecnologias Energéticas e Fluidos 6 Flávio Chaves
Equipment Design and Development Projecto Mecânico 6 Bruno Chaparro
Fracture MechanicsProjecto Mecânico 6
Industrial RoboticsRobótica, Instrumentação e Automação Industrial 6 Pedro Granchinho
Production Management Tecnologias de Produção e Construção 6


Plano curricular
UCArea ECTS Lecturer
Obr. Opt.
1º Semestre
SeminarCompetências Transversais 6

Professional Goals

Holders of the Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Project and Production will be able to serve as:

  • Directors;
  • Project Managers/Leaders,
  • Engineers in a wide range of departments in areas such as project, production, planning, testing, research, development, etc.

They will also be able to serve as Engineers/Technicians in a wide range of areas:

  • Consultancy;
  • Building;
  • Automation;
  • Energetic Systems;
  • Renewable Energies;
  • etc.

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