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Analysis of parts and components under combined loads. Failure criteria, design factors and fatigue considerations. Selection and analysis of mechanical components to meet design requirements for applied motion and force transmission projects. CAD will be utilized to report concepts and products.
Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisites: IME 1430 and IME 2810.
Credits: 3 hours
Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (2 - 3)
Performance Criteria Measured1
|Understand and apply typical analysis process to mechanical components||b||
B3: Perform correct three-dimensional failure and fatigue analysis of structural components
|Perform specification and selection of standard machine components||
Determine appropriate machine components based on systems requirements
|Apply brainstorming techniques to define valid conceptual solutions to engineering problems||f*||
F1/F2: Determine possible solutions, and rank them using Pugh matrix, to system improvement problems
|Follow standard engineering design procedures to determine mechanical components/systems||d*||
D4: Fully specify and detail a mechanical power transmission system
|Report and present individual and group results from engineering analysis projects||
Generate self-contained reports that document the procedure followed to design components/systems
Performance Criteria1: IME performance criteria may be found at http://www.wmich.edu/ime/performance-criteria.html
ABET-TAC Outcomes2: Outcomes may be found at http://www.abet.org/
*results tracked in ABET course notebooks
Machine Elements in Mechanical Design, by Robert L. Mott, 4th edition, Pearson & Prentice-Hall, Inc., 2004.
Machinery's Handbook, 27th edition, Industrial Press, Inc., New York, 2004.
Applied Statics and Strength of Materials, L. Spiegel and G. F. Limbrunner, 5th edition, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 2009.
Western Michigan University
E-224 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Revision Date: Summer 2011