Academic Catalog


Course Code: 3650307
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. VOLKAN ESAT
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3650206
Set 2: 3840264
One of the sets above should be completed before taking MECH307 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN .

Course Content

Tolerances and allowances. Buckling. Stress and strain analysis in 3-D. Thick walled cylinders. Contact stresses. Strain Energy and Castigliano?s theorem. Factor of safety. Stress concentration. Static design criteria; theories of failure for ductile and brittle materials. Fatigue design criteria; stress-life diagram, fatigue under mean and combined stresses. Stresses in permanent joints; riveted joints, welded joints. Friction, wear and lubrication.