Prerequisites: ENGR 2320

Credits: 4 ENGR

Hours: 4-4-4

Usually offered: Fall

For information contact: David Barrett

Course description: This course integrates basic mechanical sciences for application to machine design. Topics include stress, strain, deflection, stiffness, and failure of mechanical components including springs, bearings, gears, shafts, and axles; steady and time-dependent loading, mechanical fastening and joining, and power transmission. Students will learn how to apply these concepts for design optimization. The course includes a major design project.

Competencies: qualitative analysis, quantitative analysis, teamwork, communication, design, diagnosis