MTH302 Methodology and Technique of Design

Code MTH302
Name Methodology and Technique of Design
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Faculty
Academic staff Vitālijs Beresņevičs, Vladislavs Jevstigņejevs
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation General concept of the main stages of design works. Formation and analysis of the consumer requirements as to the design of the object. Methods for designing the optimal machines and mechanisms. Design methods for increasing the strehgth and stiffness of typical machine elements. Unification and standardization in design works. Application of computer facilities in design works..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goal of the course is to provide students with skills required to design engineering objects, taking into account formulated requirements and criteria. The objective of the course is to provide students with competence to evaluate capacity and reliability of the designed engineering object.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students can analyze and systemize consumer's demands as to the engineering object to be designed - Examination test on consumer's demands analysis and systematization in application to specific object to be designed
Students can analyze design problems and propose solution options - Examination test on analysis of design problem and development of options for its solution
Students can compare options for solution of design problem and choose the optimal one taking into account the given criteria - Test on the choice of the optimal solution option, taking into account the given design criteria
Students can design typical engineering structures and units applying the computer software - Test on design of typical engineering applying the computer software
Students can implement the main stages of design work in application to development of specific engineering object - Coursework: implementation of the main stages of design work in application to the design of the given engineering object
Course prerequisites Ability to do structures and machine elements calculations on strength and rigidity. Ability to analyze kinematics and dynamics of mechanisms. Theoretical mechanics. Strength of materials.

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