Knowledge and understanding:
At the end of this course the student should know the basics of machine design. He should gain understanding of the many factors affecting the design of mechanical parts with special regards to safety and reliability. He should be familiar with design schemes and checks required to analyze machine parts.
Applying knowledge and understanding:
He should be able to design a mechanical part on the basis of suitable material and process selection, load analysis and functional requirements. He should be able to select from catalogues the main mechanical components found in machines. He should be able to draw and dimension the part for production.
By the end of the course the student should be able to critically analyze machines and mechanical components and to their functions and requisites.
The student should be able to clearly present the functioning of mechanical devices and the design issues involved.