On the basis of a deep knowledge of kinematics, statics and dynamics of mechanical system, the course provides the practical and theorical knowledge required for a proper functional design of machines and their devices
Mechanical Drawing, Rational Mechanics
Course contents summary
Mechanisms assembly Forces acting on mechanisms Efficiency Fundamental concepts of tribology: friction, wearing, lubrication Joints, brakes, clutches Concepts of rigid body kinematics and applications to mechanisms Articulated systems Cam-follower devices Analysis and synthesis of mechanisms Motion transmission between shafts Belt and chain transmissions Gears Fundamentals of dynamics. Mechanism dynamics. Vibrations of one degree-of-freedom systems. Introduction to the experimental investigation. Rotor dynamics. Fundamental concepts of angular velocity control.
E. FUNAIOLI, A.MAGGIORE, U.MENEGHETTI: “Lezioni di Meccanica Applicata alle Macchine”, Voll.1-2, Patron Editore, Bologna. For the activities: notes written by the teacher. Other books will be suggested during the lessons.
Lessons and exercises with applied examples of topics which are discussed at the lessons.
Assessment methods and criteria
The exam consists in an oral examination about topics teached during the lessons.