Mechanical Engineering Design 2

Description

This second course in engineering design applies knowledge gained in earlier mechanics and design courses to advanced aspects of engineering design. A range of topics are covered including the design of mechanical connections, power transmission through gears, bearing design and selection and shaft design.

Availability

UoN Singapore

  • Trimester 2 - 2015 (Singapore)

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Undertake appropriate analyses of key components in a mechanical design;

2. Utilise design standards to size components in a mechanical design;

3. Perform a detailed design on a multi-component mechanical system;

4. Incorporate ethical/professional considerations into design solutions, and

5. Present a written report to professional standards.

Content

This course covers key topics important in mechanical engineering design. The following topics are covered:

  1. Mechanical connections.
  2. Design of friction drives, clutches and brakes.
  3. Epicyclic gear trains.
  4. Gear design and selection to Australian Standards.
  5. Shaft design.
  6. Bearing selection, journal bearing design and lubrication.
  7. Design project.

Assumed Knowledge

MECH2110 Mechanical Engineering Design 1, MECH2420 Engineering Mechanics

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Assignment 1

Written Assignment: Assignment 2

Written Assignment: Major Assignment

Quiz: Quiz

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Students enrolled in the part-time evening programme at UoN Singapore will receive equivalent instruction delivered in a block mode of 7 teaching weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term