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METU | Course Syllabus

Course Learning Outcomes

Ability to formulate the equation of motion of any single DOF machine

Ability to solve the equation of motion of a single DOF machine by using a suitable numerical integration method, and to interpret the simulation results.

Ability to carry out transient response of a single DOF conservative system by using energy-integral concept.

Ability to carry out steady-state response of a single DOF conservative system by using energy-inertia diagram.

Ability to model transient and steady-state AC electric motor characteristics in the form of a torque-speed relation, and to couple it to the machine characteristics.

Ability to interpret the suitability of the electric motor chosen for particular machine characteristics by way of dynamic simulation.

Ability to correlate reaction forces with stress distribution at prismatic joints.

Ability to identify friction lock of mechanisms involving prismatic joints.

Ability to calculate shaking forces and moments as harmonic excitations for mechanical vibrations.

Competence on working principles of field and in-place balancing equipment and balance standards for rotating machinery.

Ability to analyze the effects of number of cylinders and crank arrangement on the balance conditions of multi-cylinder engines.

Ability to analyse jump phenemenon in cam-follower systems