ISTANBUL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

MAK 324E THEORY OF MACHINES

 In this course NINOVA e-learning portal will be used.

Instructor                        : Associate Prof. Dr. Erdinç Altuğ

Office                              : Department of Mechanical Engineering, Room: 442

Phone & E-mail             : (0212) 293 13 00 / 2838  &  altuger@itu.edu.tr

Course Content:

Mechanisms, kinematic diagrams, kinematic chains and mobility. Some basic mechanisms. Kinematic analysis and synthesis of mechanisms. Review of some fundamental principles of mechanics. Static balance of machinery. Machine equation of motion and its implementation. Speed fluctuations and flywheel calculation. Force analysis in machinery. Shaking forces and mass balance. Balancing of rigid rotors.

Textbook:

Design of machinery: an introduction to the synthesis and analysis of mechanisms and machines, R. L. Norton, McGraw-Hill, 2004.

Other References:

·       Theory of Mechanisms, J.E. Shigley ve J.J. Uicker, Jr., McGraw-Hill, Inc., 2nd ed., 1995.

·       Mechanics of Machines, S. Doughty, Publisher: Lulu.com, 2005.

·       Mechanisms, E. Söylemez, Middle East Technical University Publication # 64, 1993.

·       Makina Teorisi - Mekanizmalar ve Makina Dinamiği, Ö. Turhan, Nobel Yayın dağıtım, 2012.

·       Makina Dinamiği, F. Pasin, İTÜ Makina Fakültesi, Birsen yayınları, 1994.

·       Teori ve Problemlerle makine dinamiği, F. M. Botsalı, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, 2010.

Course Objectives:

·       To Introduce the approaches and mathematical models used in kinematic and dynamic analysis of machinery.

·       To give basic knowledge on kinematic and dynamic design of machinery.

Course Learning Outcomes:

Students who pass the course will be able to;

I.    Determine the kinematic chain and mobility, and perform the kinematic analysis of a given mechanism,

II.   Apply the fundamental principles of statics and dynamics to machinery,

III. Understand and avoid/suppress certain common dynamical problems a machine may undergo,

IV.           Understand the fundamentals of machine design for desired kinematic or dynamic performance.

COURSE PLAN:

 Week Topics 1 Basics of mechanism technique. 2 Kinematic couples, degrees of freedom (mobility), kinematic chains Homework-1 3 Kinematic analysis of mechanisms. Position analysis. 4 Kinematic analysis of mechanisms. Velocity and acceleration analysis. Homework-2 5 Examples 6 Midterm Exam-1 7 Basic of Machine Dynamics (center of gravity, moment of inertia) Reduction to a point mass system 8 Force analysis in Machinery. Static balance of machinery. Calculation of connection forces. 9 Virtual work principle Homework-3 10 D’Alembert’s principle 11 Machine equation of motions 12 Speed fluctuations and flywheel calculation Homework-4 13 Midterm Exam-2 14 Static and dynamic balancing in machinery

Assessment Criteria:

 Quantity Total Percentage % Midterm Exams 2 40 Homeworks / Quizzes 3-7 15 Final Exam 1 45

Notes:

·       Throughout the semester NINOVA education portal will be used.

·       In order to take the final exam you should attend at least 70% of the lectures, and also your midterm grade average should be at least 35.

·       Independent of the class grade average, students who obtain below 35 will receive only FF, for those who obtained below 80 can not receive AA grade.

[Last update was on January 25, 2018]