Few skills or tips for mechanical engineers you can learn here. 1. Never ever lend the following belongings of yours: Machinery’s Handbook Shigley’s Mechanical Engineering Design Making Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Hobbyists, Artists, and Inventors. 2. Project planning follows the Pi rule: No matter how much time you take to think you can finish something in, multiplying it by pi, you will get the actual length of time (duration) it takes. 3. Parkinson’s Law: Work expands such that it fills the time available for its completion. Don’t spend or plan too much time for a project or it will never be finished. When talking about done, check out The Cult of Done Manifesto. If it wasn’t for that last minute haste, nothing would ever get done. 4. Everything is a spring. 5. If a thing moves and it mustn’t use duct tape. If is not moving and it must use WD-40.