Lecture Notes

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1 Principles: overview, assessment, group formation ( PDF)
2

Fundamentals: mechanics, dynamics, heat transfer, matrices, and errors ( PDF - 1.3MB)

Shaft blank exercise ( PDF)

3 Shafts & ways: deformation, stresses, and integration ( PDF)
4 Fatigue: fundamentals and modeling methods ( PDF)
5 Structures: architectures, homogeneous transfer matrices, and system models ( PDF)
6 Constraints I: constraint-based design, alignment, preloading, and stability ( PDF)
7 Constraints II: rolling and sliding element bearings ( PDF)
8 Constraints III: flexure bearing elastomechanics & dynamics ( PDF - 4.7MB)
9 Connections I: alignment interfaces ( PDF)
10 Connections II: bolted joints ( PDF)
11 Drives I: screw drives ( PDF)
12

Drives II: belt and friction drives ( PDF)

Gears I: kinematics

13 Gears II: mechanics and selection ( PDF)
14 Actuators: DC motors, piezos, magnet-coil, and hydraulics ( PDF)
15 Actuators: thermal and electrostatic microactuators
16

Vibrations: machine dynamics and damping ( PDF)

Vibration exercise: part for analysis, vibration.sldprt ( SLDPRT)

17 Linkages: degrees of freedom and kinematics
18 Friction elements: clutches and brakes ( PDF)
19-25 Project work
26 Last day of class overview, demonstrations, and assessment

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