Mechanical Engineering Design 1 (ME304)

Course Description:
Introduction to design: design process, problem formulation, engineering model, factors of safety and codes, overall design considerations; Stresses: stress concentration factors, residual stresses; Deflection and Stiffness; Stability and Buckling; Theories of failure: failure under static loading, fatigue loading; fracture mechanics.

Prerequisites Courses

  • ME 352 Mechanics of Materials

Textbooks:

  1. R. C. Hibbeler.  Mechanics of Materials, SI 9th Edition, Pearson, 2014
  2. ​R. G. Budynas and J. K. Nisbett, Shigley’s Mechanical Engineering Design, SI 9th Edition, McGraw Hill, 2011

Reference Books

  1. Mechanical Analysis and Design, By Arthur B. Burr, Elsevier
  2. Fundamentals of Machine component Design, By Robert Juvinall and Kurt Marshek, Wiley

Course Topics

  1. Introduction to Design
  2. Theory of Failure: Static Loading
  3. Beam and Shaft Design
  4. Deflection of Beams and shafts
  5. Stability of Structures: Column Buckling
  6. Energy Methods 
  7. Theory of Failure: Dynamic Loading
  8. Introduction to Fracture Mechanics

Tutorial Problems:

  1. Introduction to Design; Process, Tools, Codes and Standards (Chapter 1: Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design)
  2. Theory of Failure: Static Loading: (10.61, 10.62, 10.63, 10.64, 10.65, 10.68, 10.71, 10.74, 10.78, 10.85, 10.91; R. C. Hibbeler.  Mechanics of Materials), (5.36, 5.38, 5.63; Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design)
  3. Beam and Shaft Design: (11.3, 11.7, 11.8, 11.13, 11.14, 11.17, 11.20, 11.21, 11.25, 11.27, 11.39, 11.40, 11.42, 11.46; R. C. Hibbeler.  Mechanics of Materials)
  4. Deflection of Beams and Shafts: (12.4, 12.8, 12.11, 12.17, 12.24, 12.33, 12.38, 12.46, 12.49, 12.85, 12.91; R. C. Hibbeler.  Mechanics of Materials)
  5. Column Buckling: (13.7, 13.10, 13.19, 13.21, 13.23, 13.30, 13.33, 13.40, 13.96, 13.97, 13.99, 13.111, 13.120, 13.133, 13.134; R. C. Hibbeler.  Mechanics of Materials)
  6. Energy Methods: (14.3, 14.4, 14.11, 14.15, 14.21, 14.25, 14.28, 14.39, 14.41, 14.44, 14.51, 14.54, 14.58, 14.63, 14.124, 14.129, 14.130, 14.153; R. C. Hibbeler.  Mechanics of Materials)
  7. Theory of Failure: Dynamic Loading: (6.12, 6.16, 6.17, 6.18, 6.19, 6.20, 6.21; Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design)
  8. Introduction to Fracture Mechanics: (KIC Testing; Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design)

 Grade Distribution

  • Quizzes + H.W. + Attendance -- 20 points
  • First Mid Term Exam -- 20 points
  • Second Mid Term Exam -- 20 points
  • Final Exam -- 40 points
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