Mechanical Engineering Design 2

Course code MECH3110Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

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.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
UoN SingaporeTrimester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course students should be able to:
1. Undertake appropriate analyses of key components in a mechanical design;
2. Utilise design standards to size components in a mechanical design, and
3. Perform a detailed design on a multi-component mechanical system.
ContentThis 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.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeMECH2110 Mechanical Engineering Design 1, MECH2420 Engineering Mechanics
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: Class
Essays / Written AssignmentsProgressive Assessment based on regular assignments and class tests.
* Note, any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear on the course outline normally issued in week 1.
Examination: Formal
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for MECH3110