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MACHINE DESIGN

CODE 72322
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
CREDITS 5 credits during the 3nd year of 8784 Mechanical Engineering (L-9) LA SPEZIA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-IND/14
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION LA SPEZIA (Mechanical Engineering)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The objective of this course is to provide the concepts, procedures, decision analysis techniques necessary to design machine elements commonly found in mechanical devices.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide students of the knowledge and understanding of the criteria of structural design of the main mechanical members.

TEACHING METHODS

Classroom lessons

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

1st part – Fundamentals of machine design

Recalls of statics and kinematics of rigid bodies. Tension and strain in solids. Equilibrium of deformable bodies. Loads diagrams. Area of cross sections. Theory of the beams (subjected to tensile, compression, shear, bending, torsion). Effects superposition. Equation of the elastic line. Conventional structural materials (mechanical properties).

2nd part – Criteria of structural design

Static strength of materials. Ideal or equivalent stress. Strength criteria for ductile materials. Strength criteria for brittle materials. Safety condition: Limit stress, Safety factor, Admissible stress.

Notches and their effect. Elastic and experimental stress concentration factor. Safety condition in presence of notches.

Fatigue in metallic materials. Fatigue spectra.

High cycle fatigue: Wöhler curves; Influence of the mean stress; Notches and their influence; Size factor; Surface factor. Safety condition for stresses of constant amplitude. Safety condition for stresses of variable amplitude: Cumulative damage.

Long columns with central loading. Euler column formula.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Reference books:

De Paulis A., Manfredi E., Costruzione di macchine: Criteri di base e applicazioni principali, Pearson Italia - Milano, 2012

Hibbeler R.C., Meccanica dei solidi e delle strutture: teoria ed applicazioni, Pearson Italia - Milano, 2010

 

Recommended books:

Vergani L., Meccanica dei materiali, Mc-Graw Hill Companies, 2006

Nerli G., Costruzione di macchine, Noccioli Editore - Firenze, 2005

Shigley J.E., Progetto e costruzione di macchine, 2a ed., McGraw-Hill, 2009

Chirone, E., Tornincasa, S., Disegno tecnico industriale, Ed. Il Capitello - Torino, 2011

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARGHERITA MONTI (President)

GIOVANNI BERSELLI

FRANCESCO CRENNA

ROBERTO RAZZOLI (President Substitute)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Classroom lessons

LESSONS START

september 25th 2020

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written and oral examination. The written test regards the solution of one exercise. The oral examination consists of two questions on theory. A positive evaluation of the written test is necessary condition to access the oral examination.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
14/01/2021 09:30 LA SPEZIA Scritto
17/02/2021 09:30 LA SPEZIA Scritto
08/06/2021 09:30 LA SPEZIA Scritto
29/06/2021 09:30 LA SPEZIA Scritto
20/07/2021 09:30 LA SPEZIA Scritto
09/09/2021 09:30 LA SPEZIA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Suggested pre-requisite: Applied Mechanics, Technical Drawing