Electromechanical Engineering

In engineering, electromechanics combines processes and procedures drawn from electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. Electromechanics focuses on the interaction of electrical and mechanical systems as a whole and how the two systems interact with each other. This process is especially prominent in systems such as those of DC Machines which can be designed and operated to generate power from a mechanical process (generator) or used to power a mechanical effect (motor). Electrical engineering in this context also encompasses electronics engineering.

Electromechanical devices are ones which have both electrical and mechanical processes. Strictly speaking, a manually operated switch is an electromechanical component due to the mechanical movement causing an electrical output. Though this is true, the term is usually understood to refer to devices which involve an electrical signal to create mechanical movement, or vice versa mechanical movement to create an electric signal. Often involving electromagnetic principles such as in relays, which allow a voltage or current to control another, usually isolated circuit voltage or current by mechanically switching sets of contacts, and solenoids, by which a voltage can actuate a moving linkage as in solenoid valves.

Before the development of modern electronics, electromechanical devices were widely used in complicated subsystems of parts, including electric typewriters, teleprinters, clocks, initial television systems, and the very early electromechanical digital computers.

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Scholarships for Electromechanical Engineering Majors

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FIRST Scholarship - Bay Atlantic University

FIRST

$13,500 August 15, 2021 See Details
 

FIRST Scholarship - Bay Atlantic University

FIRST

award

$13,500

deadline

August 15, 2021
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STEM Scholarship in Memory of James Fabian, Esq.

Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration

$3,000 May 15, 2021 See Details
 

STEM Scholarship in Memory of James Fabian, Esq.

Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration

award

$3,000

deadline

May 15, 2021
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Jibril Griffin Scholarship

Always Giving Back Foundation

$2,000 April 30, 2021 See Details
 

Jibril Griffin Scholarship

Always Giving Back Foundation

award

$2,000

deadline

April 30, 2021
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HotelPlanner Technology Scholarship

HotelPlanner

$1,000 August 15, 2021 See Details
 

HotelPlanner Technology Scholarship

HotelPlanner

award

$1,000

deadline

August 15, 2021
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AFCEA Tidewater Chapter Scholarship

Armed Forces Communication-Electronics Association, Tidewater

Up to $1,000 May 30, 2021 See Details
 

AFCEA Tidewater Chapter Scholarship

Armed Forces Communication-Electronics Association, Tidewater

award

Up to $1,000

deadline

May 30, 2021
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STEM Scholarship

B&G Refrigeration

$1,000 June 30, 2021 See Details
 

STEM Scholarship

B&G Refrigeration

award

$1,000

deadline

June 30, 2021
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Professor Donald Hedeen Scholarship

Union County College

$500 April 16, 2021 See Details
 

Professor Donald Hedeen Scholarship

Union County College

award

$500

deadline

April 16, 2021
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Recycling Innovation Engineering Spring Co-Op

Apple Inc.

Varies Varies See Details
 

Recycling Innovation Engineering Spring Co-Op

Apple Inc.

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NACME Engineering Scholarship

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)

Varies Varies See Details
 

NACME Engineering Scholarship

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)

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Varies

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McDonnell-Douglas Scholarship

Eastern Florida State College

Varies May 10, 2021 See Details
 

McDonnell-Douglas Scholarship

Eastern Florida State College

award

Varies

deadline

May 10, 2021
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