Intended Learning Outcomes of the Course

By the end of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the basic considerations of machine construction and design
  • Calculate machine elements
  • Perform analysis, stresses and deflection calculations during machine design
  • Formulate the stresses, deflections and rigidity during design calculations
  • Solve design problems of mechanical joints
  • Construct the different assemblies of machine element
  • Present the detailed workshop drawings

The student shall attain the aforementioned objectives efficiently under controlled guidance and supervision while gaining the experience through application and analysis and different case studies.

Course Layout

Semester #1

  • Reference Book: Fundamentals of Machine Design by Orlov
  • Book available on the website
  • No projects in this semester
  • Lectures on the basics and fundamentals on machine design and construction, with very little applications.
  • Sections: Work on simple assemblies, similar to those of 1st year mechanical. Apply the basics and fundamentals from the lecture.
  • Construction drawings and working drawings
  • Each group should manufacture ONE project by the end of the semester.

Semester #2

  • Design Calculations
  • Applications and Case studies
  • Sections: Work on projects, similar to previous years.

Course Information

  • Continuous Course in the two semesters
  • No examination at the end of the first semester
  • Mid-term exam in the first semester
  • Total Marks: 200
  • Final Exam: 120 (4 hours Exam)
  • Year Work: 80
  • Contact Hours: 2 Hrs Lecture + 2 Hrs Section every week
  • Lectures: Tuesday 2nd - Lecture Hall D

Exercises for Academic Year 2012/2013

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