Available in 2017, 2018

Course handbook

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.


Availability2017 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

PSB Singapore

  • Trimester 3 - 2018 (Singapore)

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will 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;

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: Minor Assignment

Written Assignment: Major Assignment Part 1

Written Assignment: Major Assignment Part 2

Quiz: Quiz

Formal Examination: Formal Examination


Contact hours

Callaghan and PSB Singapore

Lecture

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

Lectorial

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