151-0303-00L  Dimensioning I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersP. Hora, K. Wegener
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


151-0303-00 GDimensionieren I
Vorlesung: Dienstag, 08:00 - 10:00 Uhr, im ML D 28 mit Videoübertragung im ML E 12
Übungen: Dienstag, 10:00 - 11:00 Uhr, in Gruppern
3 hrs
Tue08:15-10:00ML D 28 »
08:15-10:00ML E 12 »
10:15-11:00ETF E 1 »
10:15-11:00HG D 1.2 »
10:15-11:00IFW A 36 »
P. Hora, K. Wegener

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AbstractIntroduction to dimensioning (strength calculation) for static and dynamic loaded components and machine parts. Critical strength and fracture criteria. Analytical methods for the calculation of stresses and strains. Consideration of stress concentrations by notch effects. Strength proof for different machine elements.
ObjectiveThe lecture uses basic strength theory from Mechanics II to size and design typical machine elements as beam structures, axes and shafts, pressure vessels, weldings and screws. The students learn to define both geometry and material of frequently used machine elements. Strength calculations are performed both for static and fatigue operating conditions.
Content- Theoretical basics of engineering design
- Description of ductil and brittle material behavior
- Design of machine elements at static loading conditions
- Notch effects
- Axes and shafts
- Fatigue design
- Surface pressure
- Rotationally symmetric bodies, pressure vessels and cylindrical interference
- Dimensioning of permanent and separable joints
Lecture notesThe lecture bases on the books specified under "LITERATUR". The books 1) to 5) can be downloaded as pdf's.
Additional documentation and handouts are available as PDFs on our website.
Literature1) K.-H. Decker und K. Kabus, Maschinenelemente, München: Carl Hanser Verlag, 2014.
2) H. Wittel, D. Muhs, D. Jannasch und J. Vossiek, Roloff/Matek Maschinenelemente, Berlin: Springer, 2013.
3) B. Schlecht, Maschinenelemente 1: Festigkeit, Wellen, Verbindungen, Federn, Kupplungen, München: Pearson Studium, 2007.
4) M. Meier und P. Ermanni, Dimensionieren 1, Zürich, 2012.
5) H. Haberhauer, F.Bodenstein: Maschinenelemente,Berlin: Springer 2008
6) H.H.Ott: Maschinenkonstruktion, Band II und III, AMIV, 1983
7)«FKM-Richtlinie: Rechnerischer Festigkeitsnachweis für Maschinenbauteile; 4. Auflage,» VDMA, Frankfurt am Main, 2002.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering 2010; Version 24.02.2022 (Examination Block 1)
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersP. Hora, K. Wegener
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 150 minutes
Written aidsEs gibt keine Einschränkung bei der Dokumentation (Open-Book). Zusätzlich erlaubte Hilfsmittel: DE-Wörterbuch, Schreibzeug, nicht programmierbarer Taschenrechner, Geo-Dreieck.
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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