Theory of Machines

Theory of MachinesHours: 3 0 3

Introduction to Theory of Machines: Linkage synthesis and analysis (Graphical and Analytical position, velocity and acceleration analysis). Cams: Terminology, S V A J diagrams, double dwell cam design, single dwell cam design. Mechanical drives: chains drives and belt drives. Balancing: Static and dynamic balancing, introduction and types of Governors. Gyroscopes: Gyroscopic couple, effect of gyroscopic couple on navigation.

Pre-requisites: ME212Co-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course