Courses Catalogue

Theory Of Machines

COURSE CODE: MEC2205
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: -3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Mechanical Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description


This  course  offers  knowledge  about  the  major  machine  parts  based  on  theorems  and

technological operations to analyze and determine the best engineering solutions to any industrial mechanism.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE:

This course provides the knowledge on relative motion between the various parts of machine, and forces which act on them. The knowledge of this subject is very essential for mechanical students in designing the various parts of a machine.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  •    Know the major machine parts based on theorems and technological operations.
  •  Determine the best engineering solutions to any industrial mechanism.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

  •    Analyze a plane mechanism
  •   Solve dimensional synthesis of linkages
  •   Analyze synthesizes of Cam and Follower system.
  •  Recall Gearing Terminology, Spur, Helical, Worm and Bevel Gears.
  •     Analyze synthesizes Synthesis of simple, reverted and planetary gear trains, Brakes, clutches, and dynamometers.