MECH 8323 - Design of Machine Elements, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): MECH 5334 with D or better

Level: Upper

Advanced concepts in designing machine elements for static and dynamic applications. Special techniques of design will utilize finite element and parametric computer software. Particular emphasis is placed on designing hydrodynamic bearings, welded machine frames for steady and fatigue loads, stepped shafts for fatigue design failure theories. Flywheels with brake and clutch systems.