Introduces machine design, with emphasis on elementary design and analytical procedures for machine components. The course covers theories of failure, combined stresses, stress concentration, fatigue phenomena, welded and threaded connections. Problems are handles in both S.I. and Imperial units.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Analyze different types of loads acting on bodies and structures. [1, 2, 5]
Determine the types of stresses in machine components. [1, 2, 5]
Calculate safety factors, stresses and strains in machinery components. [1, 2, 5]
Estimate endurance limits of metals in fatigue loads. [1, 2]
Predict possible failures in machine components under stresses. [1, 2]
Calculate power transmission shaft diameter. [1 ,2, 5]
Discuss pre-loads in bolted connection and their behaviour under loads. [1 ,2]
Calculate stresses in welded connections. [1, 2]
Effective as of Fall 2018
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