MECHANICS OF MACHINERY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
ObjectivesOn 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
PrerequisitesMechanical Drawing, Rational Mechanics, Fundamentals of Structural Mechanical Design.
Course contents summary
ProgramMechanisms assemblyForces acting on mechanismsEfficiencyFundamental concepts of tribology: friction, wearing, lubrication Joints, brakes, clutchesConcepts of rigid body kinematics and applications to mechanismsArticulated systemsCam-follower devicesAnalysis and synthesis of mechanismsMotion transmission between shaftsBelt and chain transmissionsGearsFundamentals of dynamics.Mechanism dynamics.Vibrations of one degree-of-freedom systems.Introduction to the experimental investigation.Rotor dynamics.Fundamental concepts of angular velocity control.Laboratory activitiesExercises with applied examples of topics which are discussed at the lessons.
Forces acting on mechanisms
Fundamental concepts of tribology: friction, wearing, lubrication
Joints, brakes, clutches
Concepts of rigid body kinematics and applications to mechanisms
Analysis and synthesis of mechanisms
Motion transmission between shafts
Belt and chain transmissions
Fundamentals of dynamics.
Vibrations of one degree-of-freedom systems.
Introduction to the experimental investigation.
Fundamental concepts of angular velocity control.
Suggested textbookE.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.
Examination methodsThe exam consists in an oral examination about topics teached during the lessons.