IIT Guwahati 3rd sem Syllabus Mechanical Design

IIT Guwahati Mechanical Design Syllabus

ME 311M: Mechanical Design (3-0-0-6)                                                               

Principles of mechanical design and concepts of safety factor, properties of engineering materials, stress-strain diagram, mechanical properties, stress concentration, fatigue. Stress and strain: principal stresses and strains, Mohr’s circle representation. Theories of failures for isotropic materials. Shear Force and Bending Moment diagrams. Torsion of circular shafts. Stresses due to bending, Deflections due to bending. Design of shafts, keys, axles, springs, belt, chain drives, power screws, rigid and flexible couplings. Design of riveted, bolted, and welded joints. Introduction to clutches, brakes, types of gears and bearings. Design of columns considering buckling and compression. Design of thin cylinders and spherical vessels. Design of simple machines.


[1] V. B. Bhandari, Introduction to Machine Design, Tata McGraw Hill, 2003.
[2] E. P. Popov, Engineering Mechanics of Solids, Prentice Hall, 1998


[1] J. E. Shigley, Mechanical Engineering Design, McGraw Hill, 1989.
[2] Design Data, PSG Tech, Coimbatore, 1995
[3] S. H. Crandall, N. C. Dahl, and T. J. Lardner, An Introduction To The Mechanics Of Solids, 2nd Ed.,Tata McGraw Hill, 2008.
[4] A. H. Burr and J. B. Cheatham, Mechanical Analysis and Design, 2nd ed., Prentice Hall, 1997.


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