Design of Machine Elements

Summer 2024 > Engineering/Engineering Technology > MECH.4250 > 045

Course No: MECH.4250-045; SIS Class Nbr: 1918; SIS Term: 3340
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

The principles of mechanics and commonly used failure theories are applied to the design and analysis of machine elements subjected to static and dynamic (fatigue) load conditions. Elements studied include power screws, bolts, springs, bearings, gears, lubrication, shafts, brakes, clutches, and belts.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Pre/Co-req: MECH.3220 Control of Mechanical Systems, or MECH.3230 Control of Automated Systems, and C- or better in MECH.2960 Materials Science for Engineers, and MECH.3110 Applied Strength of Materials, or Spring 2020 grade of "P".
  • Section Notes: Live Online Course; Live Online Course: Attend class remotely during specific days and times (sometimes referred to as synchronous learning). Instructors may deliver lessons from an off-campus location, from a campus classroom, lab or studio, and you¿ll also make use of Blackboard, UMass Lowell¿s online learning management tool.
  • Core Codes: STEM, ONLINE SYN
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Lawrence Thompson
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When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W-Th | 10:30 AM-12:50 PM ET
  • 2024 Summer: May 13 to Jun 26
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1155 | Pay as little as $ 587.50/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Friday Class Meetings for Live Online and On-Campus Courses

Unless otherwise noted above

  • Summer Start I M/W classes begin on Monday May 13 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 17, May 31 and June 14 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start I T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, May 14 and include 2 FRIDAYS: May 24 and June 7 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II M/W classes begin on Monday, July 8 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 12 and July 26 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, July 9 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 19 and August 2 at the regularly scheduled hours.

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