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Machine Elements 2

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to:
• know how axes and shafts are structured and function, dimension them and use them in rolling bearings and plain bearings.
• know, select and dimension the structure and functions of rolling bearings and of hydrodynamic plain bearings.
• know, select and dimension the structure and function of different sealing elements.
• know, select and dimension the structure and functioning of elastic springs.
• know, select and dimension the structure and functioning of couplings and brakes.
• know, select and dimension the structure and functioning of belt drives.
• know, select and dimension the structure and functioning of gear trains.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Elements to support and carry machine components and to make torque transmission possible:
• Functions and design rules as well as calculation bases of axes and shafts
• Design principles as well as calculation bases of hydrodynamic plain bearings
• Types of bearing, application areas, storage concepts and calculation bases of rolling bearings
Elements to seal machine components
Elastic springs:
• Types of springs, design rules and calculation bases for springs
Couplings and brake:
• Structure, functions, functioning and calculation bases of a selection of couplings and brakes.
Belt drives:
• Design principles and calculation bases of flat belt drives and V-belt drives as well as of toothed belt drives
Gear mechanisms:
• Types of gears and structure, gear tooth system requirements, design fundamentals and calculation bases of straight-cut gears, skew gears, bevel gears and helical gears.

recommended or required reading

• Wittel, et al. (2009): Roloff/Matek Maschinenelemente: Normung, Berechnung, Gestaltung, 19. Aufl., Vieweg+Teubner Verlag Wiesbaden
• Frischherz (1987): Tabellenbuch für Metalltechnik, Bohmann Fachbuch im Verlag Jugend & Volk Wiener Neudorf
• Raich (2005): Metalltechnik / Konstruktionsgrundlagen für Metalltechnik, Jugend & Volk Verlag Wiener Neudorf
• Künne (2007): Köhler/Rögnitz Maschinenteile 1 und 2, 10. Aufl., Vieweg+Teubner Verlag Wiesbaden

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecturer

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

2

name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

First year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

MAB.3

type of course unit

Compulsory

mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable