May 25, 2020
MET 238 - Mechanical Design
Application of the principles of strength of materials to the design of machine elements. Design and analysis of shafts, gears, bearings, weldments, and mechanical assemblies.
Prerequisites: MET 235 Strength of Materials and MAT 160 Applied Calculus I
Corequisites: MET 280 L Capstone Project
2 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Understand the nature of combined stress, and be capable of recognizing combined stress in elements of structures and machines.
- Design a range of machine elements (shafts, gears, bearings, etc.) based upon strength and functional requirements.
- Consider machining, assembly, and other manufacturing requirements in the design process.
- Have experience in the design of mechanical assemblies.
- Integrate fluid mechanical, and thermodynamic principles into the analysis and design of machines.
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