Syllabus for Machine Elements

Maskinelement

Syllabus

  • 10 credits
  • Course code: 1TE608
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Technology G1F

    Explanation of codes

    The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:

    First cycle

    • G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
    • G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
    • G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
    • GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

    Second cycle

    • A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
    • A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
    • AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2007-03-19
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2018-08-30
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2019
  • Entry requirements:

    Introduction to Mechanical Engineering. Computer Aided Design (5 credits).

  • Responsible department: Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • explain comprehensively the function of joints using screws and rivets, shaft joints, and springs and be able to dimension them,
  • explain comprehensively the function of shafts, bearings, seal rings and be able to dimension them,
  • explain comprehensively the function of couplings, breaks, transmission and gearboxes and be able to dimension them.

Content

Design and dimensioning principle, tribology, permanent and re-mountable joints, springs, shafts, shaft joints, seal rings, bearings, transmission, couplings, breaks, gears.

Fundamentals of machine elements: Fundamentals of design and dimensioning, tribology, materials and their mechanical properties.

Joints: re-mountable and permanent joints, springs.

Rotational elements: Shaft joints, seal rings, bearings, and momentum wheels.

Transmission: Shaft couplings, breaks, axelkopplingar, bromsar, belt gears, and fundamentals of gearboxes.

Instruction

Lectures, exercises, project, and seminars.

Assessment

Written exam (6.0 credits). Project (3.0 credit). Laboratory (1.0 credit).

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Autumn 2019

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Olsson, Karl-Olof Maskinelement :b [beskrivning, analys, användning]

    1. uppl.: Stockholm: Liber, 2006

    Find in the library

Complementary textbooks: Technical Pocket Guider (Schaeffler Technologies GmbH & Co. KG)