MECHANICS OF MACHINERY
Learning outcomes of the course unit
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, Fundamentals of Structural Mechanical Design.
Course contents summary
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.
Exercises with applied examples of topics which are discussed at the lessons.
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.
The exam consists in an oral examination about topics teached during the lessons.