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Mechanical Mechanisms

  • Course Code :
    MAN 311
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Area of Study :

 Analyze position, displacement, velocity and acceleration for planar mechanisms.  Define and design different types of standard cams and equivalent mechanisms.  Explain the kinematics of gear train and force analysis of planar mechanisms and applications to engine balancing machines.

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Kinematics Fundamentals: geometry of motion and mechanism topology, Linkage mechanisms and planar robots: position, displacement, velocity, and acceleration (Graphical, Analytical and Computers Assisted Methods), Cam-follower mechanisms: design and analysis (Graphical, Analytical and Computers Assisted Methods), Standard cams and equivalent mechanisms, Kinematics of gear trains: gears terminology, simple, compound, and planetary gear trains, Dynamics fundamentals: force analysis of mechanisms, Applications to engine balancing machines, Applications and use of Computers for Mechanism Simulation and Animation.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Understand various parts involved in kinematics of machines for different applications.
2- Identify requirements and the design aspects of basic machine elements.
3- Develop an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints.
4- Develop an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
5- Understand the fundamentals of the theory of kinematics and dynamics of machines

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Understand various cam motion profiles and follower mechanism, their classification and design based on the prescribed follower motion.
2- Understand importance gear trains and their practical applications.
3- Analyze the available inputs to attain the required outputs.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Create a schematic drawing of a real-world mechanism.
2- Use graphical methods to study the motion of a planar mechanism.
3- Use computer software to study the motion of a mechanism.
4- Utilize the common mechanisms used in machines and everyday life.
5- Apply graphical and analytical techniques for analysis of different mechanism types.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Use digital libraries and/or Learning systems.
2- Introduce ideas and solutions for many practical and engineering problems efficiently in predetermined time plan.

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction to kinematics Fundamentals, Geometry of motion and mechanism topology, Linkage mechanisms and planar. robots 8 4 4
Velocity and acceleration analysis of any point on linkage for a plane motion. 12 6 6
Cam-follower mechanisms: design and analysis (Graphical, Analytical and Computers Assisted Methods). 10 6 4
Analysis of some standard cams and equivalent mechanisms. 4 2 2
Kinematics of gear trains: gears terminology, simple, compound, and planetary gear trains 8 4 4
Dynamics fundamentals: force analysis of mechanisms. 4 2 2
Balancing of rotating masses. 4 2 2
Project follow -up. 4 2 2
Midterm Exams ,Quizzes 6 2 4

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Problem solving
Discussion
Project

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
1 st -Mid-term examination 15.00 6 Written Exam
2 nd -Mid-term examination 15.00 11 Written Exam
Assignments, Participation, & Quizzes 20.00 16 Reports follow up during tut. /lab work, & written exam.
Final examination 40.00 Written Exam
Project. 10.00 12 Practical

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery Robert l.Norton McGraw Hill

Course notes :

Lecture notes on the course moodle page, FUE website

Recommended books :

Charles E. Wilson and J. Peter Sadler, “Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery, SI Third Edition”, Prentice Hall, ISBN: 0131866419, (2003)

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