Introduction to graphic language and design- means and techniques. The third and the first angle projections. Orthographic projection of points, lines, planes and solids. Principal and auxiliary views. Views in a given direction. Sectional views. Intersection of lines, planes and solids. Development of surfaces. Drafting practices. Dimensioning, fits and tolerancing. Computer-aided drawing and solid modelling. Working drawings – detail and assembly drawing. Design practice. Machine elements representation. Lectures: three hours per week. Tutorial: two hours per week – includes learning of a CAD software.
MANUFACTURING PROCESSES (MECH311)
Prerequisite: MECH 313. Fundamentals of manufacturing processes and their limitations, metrology, machine shop practice, safety and health considerations, forming, conventional machining and casting processes, welding and joining, plastic production, and non-conventional machining techniques. Sustainable technologies. Laboratory includes instruction and practice on conventional machine tools and a manufacturing project. Lectures: three hours per week. Tutorial: two hours per week, including industrial visits and field trips to local industries. Laboratory: three hours per week, alternate weeks.
MECHANICAL DRAWING AND DESIGN(MECH313)
Introduction to engineering design and design process. Problem definition, solution formulation, model development and collaboration aspects of design process.The use of drawings and other graphical methods in the process of engineering design. Industrial standards and specifications, design of fits, linear and geometrical tolerances. Design projects based on design philosophies will involve design and selection of many standard machine components like mechanical drives, cams, clutches, couplings, brakes, seals, fasteners, springs, and bearings. Drawing representation of standard components. Design projects are an integral part of this course. Lectures: three hours per week. Tutorial: two hours per week.
NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING (ENGR 391)
Prerequisite: EMAT 213, 233; COMP248 or COEN243 or MECH 215 or BCEE232. Roots of algebraic and transcendental equations; function approximation; numerical differentiation; numerical integration; solution of simultaneous algebraic equations; numerical integration of ordinary differential equations. Lectures: three hours per week. Tutorial: one hour per week. NOTE: Students who have received credit for EMAT391 may not take this course for credit.
THEORY OF MACHINES (MECH 343) Prerequisite: EMAT 213, 233; ENGR 243. Introduction to mechanisms; position and displacement; velocity; acceleration; synthesis of linkage; robotics; static force analysis; dynamic force analysis; forward kinematics and inverse kinematics; introduction to gear analysis and gear box design; kinematic analysis of spatial mechanisms. Lectures: three hours per week. Tutorial: one hour per week. Laboratory: two hours per week, alternate weeks. NOTE: Students who have received credit for MECH 341 may not take this course for credit.
DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF MICROMACHINES AND MICROMECHANISMS (MECH424)
Introduction to microsystems and devices; mechanical properties of materials used in microsystems; microfabrication and post-processing techniques; sacrificial and structural layers; lithography, deposition and etching;introduction and design of different types of sensors and actuators; micromotors and other microdevices; mechanical design, finite element modelling; designand fabrication of free-standing structures; microbearings; special techniques:double sided lithography, electrochemical milling, laser machining, LIGA,influence of IC fabrication methods on mechanical properties; applicationexamples in biomedical, industrial and space technology areas; integration,bonding and packaging of MEMS devices. This course includes a project.
AEROELASTICITY (MECH 431)
Aerodynamic loading of elastic airfoils; phenomenon of divergence; effect of flexible control surface on divergence of main structure; divergence of one- and two-dimensional wing models; phenomenon of flutter; flutter of two- and threedimensional wings; approximate analysis techniques; flutter prevention and control; panel flutter in high speed vehicles; flutter of turbomachine bladings; vortex induced oscillations; bridge buffeting.