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:
1. Understand the nature of combined stress, and be capable of recognizing combined stress in elements of structures and machines.
2. Design a range of machine elements (shafts, gears, bearings, etc.) based upon strength and functional requirements.
3. Consider machining, assembly, and other manufacturing requirements in the design process.
4. Have experience in the design of mechanical assemblies.
5. Integrate fluid mechanical, and thermodynamic principles into the analysis and design of machines.
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