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Fundamentals of Machine Design

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
MEC 260 2 3 0 3
Prerequisite

CIV 110

Corequisite

None

Description

This course introduces the fundamental principles of machine design. Topics include simple analysis of forces, moments, stresses, strains, friction, kinematics, and other considerations for designing machine elements. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze machine components and make component selections from manufacturers’ catalogs.

Credit by examination is not available for this course because of the nature of the course and in some cases safety requirements in the use of equipment. Any exceptions must be with the approval of the department chairperson.

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