(3-2) 4 Cr. Hrs.
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This course is designed to introduce the student to the various machine elements and the mechanical/working relationship between elements that make up a mechanism. The machine element concepts covered include fasteners, gears, cams, linkages and bearings. The introduction to the design process includes problem definition, needs analysis, design/performance objectives, cost analysis, design alternatives, feasibility analysis and design selection. Simulation is used to test design proposals for strength and reliability.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: