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.
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.
Lectures, exercises, project, and seminars.
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.