Design of Machine Elements

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Course No: MECH.4250-011; SIS Class Nbr: 3266; SIS Term: 2940
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: Co-req or MECH.3220 Control of Mechanical Systems, and Pre-req: C- or better in MECH.2960 Materials Science for Engineers, and MECH.3110 Applied Strength of Materials.
  • Section Notes: Virtual Classroom Course
  • Core Codes: STEM, VRCL
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Abouhamed Saberi
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W-Th | 1:00 PM-3:20 PM EDT
  • Summer 2020: May 18 to Jun 29
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Friday Class Meetings for Virtual Courses

Unless otherwise noted above

  • Summer Start I M/W classes begin on Monday May 18 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 22, June 5 and June 19 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start I T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, May 19 and include 2 FRIDAYS: May 29 and June 12 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II M/W classes begin on Monday, July 6 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 10 and July 24 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, July 7 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 17 and July 31 at the regularly scheduled hours.

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