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ME 157

Mechanical System Design

Description
Introduction to the mechanical design process. Design and selection of specific machine components including springs, bearings, brakes, clutches and gears. Introduction to fatigue design using fracture mechanics. Application of plastics, composite materials and finite element methods in design. Group design project. Computer applications in the design process and in design optimization. Prerequisite: ME 154, ME 130 with a grade of 'C-' or better. Corequisites: ME 110

Grading
Normal Grade Rules

Units
3