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Machine Elements 2

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to:
• analyse and calculate dimensional tolerances and fits.
• read and interpret shape tolerances and bearing tolerances.
• differentiate and calculate stress types on machine parts.
• determine static and dynamic strength values.
• calculate soluble and insoluble conncections, such as adhesive, soldering, welding, screw, bolt and pin joints
• solve dimensioning tasks of shaft-hub connections, axes and shafts.
• interpret springs and spring systems.
• use basic concepts of bearing technology and calculate bearings.
• calculate belt drives and gearwheel drives.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Practical design exercises and practical calculation exercises to tackle practical examples, especially with regard to the interpretation of simple connection elements, axes and shafts as well as practical exercises to tackle plain bearing technology and rolling bearing technology, shaft-hub connections, couplings, belt drives and gear mechanisms

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

Assignement, presentation and written exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

First year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable