MTH304 Computer-Aided Analysis of Mechanical Systems of Machines (Basic Course)

Code MTH304
Name Computer-Aided Analysis of Mechanical Systems of Machines (Basic Course)
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Academic staff Aleksandrs Januševskis, Jānis Auziņš, Agrita Eiduka
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Role of mechanical system analysis in the designing process. Specifics of the static, kinemtaic and dynamic calculations. Development of Mathematical Models for Real Machines and Identification Problem. Basics of Machine Dynamics Analysis. Review of General - Purpose Analysis Programs (Imita, Working Model, Mikrostation, Autocad etc.).
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Systematic learning of dynamics calculation problems and mathematical basics, understanding of theoretical concepts of CAE and practical skills of CAE software using for designing of broad class of mechanical engineering objects
Learning outcomes
and assessment
The student must know how to create the virtual 3D computational models and perform kinematic and dynamic analysis applying SolidWorks Motion and ADAMS software - Corresponding models and documentation with the results of computations obtained in practical works and coursework as well as student answers on assessment test questions.
The student must be familiar with the problems to be solved by CAE and the mathematical foundations of solution methods, the basic concepts of CAD/CAE as well as have practical skills to perform dynamics calculations for the mechanical engineering objects by help of CAE software. - Examination. Development quality and observance of the submission deadline of the coursework, student attendance rate, as well as participation in students scientific conferences are considered additionally
Course prerequisites Computer skills, mathematics, theoretical mechanics (dynamics)

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