IIT Guwahati Syllabus for Design of Machine Elements

IIT Guwahati Design of Machine Elements Syllabus

ME 314. Design of Machine Elements (3-0-0-6)                                                 

Principles of mechanical design; Factor of safety, strength, rigidity, fracture, wear, and material considerations; Stress concentrations; Design for fatigue; Limits and fits; Standardization; Design of riveted, bolted, and welded joints; Rigid and flexible couplings; Belt and chain drives; Power screws; Shafts; Keys; Clutches; Brakes; Axles; Springs.


[1] Design Data Book of Engineers, Compiled by Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Publisher Kalaikathir Achchagam, Coimbataore, 2009
[2] M.F Spotts, T.E Shoup, L.E. Hornberger, S.R Jayram, and C. V. Venkatesh, Design of Machine Elements, 8th Ed., Person Education, 2006


[1] J. E. Shigley, Mechanical Engineering Design, McGraw Hill, 1989.
[2] A. H. Burr and J. B. Cheatham, Mechanical Analysis and Design, 2nd Ed., Prentice Hall, 1997
[3] V B Bhandari, Design of Machine Elements, 2nd Ed., Tata Mcgraw Hill, 2007
[4] R. C Juvinall and K. M Marshek, Fundamentals of Machine Component Design, 3rd Ed., Wiley Student Edition, 2007

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