Courses Catalogue

Engineering Design And Development

COURSE CODE: MEC310
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 design principals and development for technological

operations to take place as engineering solutions to any industrial mechanism.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE:

To  study the  basic design principles and apply the  principles to  the design of various elements encountered in Mechanical machines.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

  •   Design  for  strength  and  rigidity  considerations,  stress  concentration,  design  for fatigue, eccentric loading
  •    Design welded and riveted joints for fabricated structures and pressure vessels, bolted joints, screw, struts, and columns.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

  •    Design shaft, keys, rigid and flexible coupling, belt, chain and gear drives, clutches, and brakes.
  •  Design of spring Interference joints for force and torque transmission
  •  Design simulation System models