Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5690418
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SAM TURGUT TMER
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Kinematic influence coefficients. Equation of motion and dynamic response of single degree-of-freedom machines: analytical and numerical solution methods. Shaking forces and moments. Balancing of a four-bar linkage. Dynamically equivalent mass systems. Analysis of unbalance in multi-cylinder engines. Kinetostatics: effects of dry friction, power flow in simple and planetary gear trains. Jump phenomenon in rigid cam-follower systems.