GTU Syllabus Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines

GTU Syllabus Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines

 GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
B.E Semester: 4
Automobile Engineering
Subject Code 142001
Subject Name KINEMATICS AND DYNAMICS OF MACHINES
Sr.No Course content
1. SIMPLE MECHANISM:
Link, Kinematic chains and their classification, mechanism and machine,
Inversions – four-bar chain and single slider crank chain, various types of
quick return motions. Pantograph, straight line motion mechanisms.
2. MOTION ANALYSIS:
Angular and linear velocities in link mechanism, velocity and acceleration
diagram for slider – crank chain and four-bar chain mechanism including
coriolis component of acceleration. Analytical methods of Kinematic
analysis.
3. FLEXIBLE POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM, GEOMETRICAL
CONFIGURATION:
Analysis of forces and power transmission. Effects of centrifugal force,
creep and initial tension.
4. GEARS:
Classification of gears, types of motion, law of gear tooth action, involute
and cycloidal tooth profile – interference of gears – minimum number of teeth
to avoid interference, contact ratio. Helical, spiral, worm and bevel gears,
Introduction to gear train and types of trains.
5. GYROSCOPE:
Angular Velocity, Angular acceleration, Gyroscopic Torque, gyroscopic
effect on naval ships,stability of automobile,stability of two wheel and four
wheel automobile
6. CAMS:
Types of cams and followers. Drawing a cam profiles for a given
displacement – time diagram, analysis of cam profiles with specified
contours.
7. VIBRATIONS IN MECHANICAL SYSTEMS:
Introduction, Basic features of vibration systems – single degree of freedom
systems and vibration isolation.
8. BALANCING:
Forces due to revolving masses. Balancing of revolving masses in one plane and in different planes.

Reference Books:
1. S.S.Rattan Theory of Machines Tata Mc Graw Hill
2. Jagdish Lal Theory of Machines Metropolitan Book Co.
3. Amitabha Ghosh & Mallik A. K. Theory of Mechanisms and Machines East West Press
4. Rao J. S. and Dukkipati R. V. Mechanism & Machine Theory New Age International Pub.
5. Charles E. Wilson & J.Peter Sadler Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery Pearson Education publications

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