Mechanical Systems II (ME 302)

2021 Spring
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Adnan Kefal,
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Formal lecture,Interactive lecture,Recitation,Studio work/practice,Group tutorial
Interactive,Learner centered,Discussion based learning,Project based learning,Task based learning,Simulation,Case Study
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This course deals with design and selection of mechanical elements such as welded joints, bolts, bearings, spur gears, shafts, brakes; alternative fatigue design methods with consideration of creep, yielding, fracture; basics of finite element analysis with emphasis on beam and plate models.


This course is designed for undergraduate students to (i) develop an understanding of standards, safety, reliability, importance of dimensional parameters and manufacturing aspects in mechanical design, (ii) develop an understanding of different design criteria, and (iii) gain the ability to design different mechanical elements such as shafts, joints, springs, etc.


Formulate and analyze stresses and strains in machine elements and structures in 3-D subjected to various loads.
Be able to do tolerance analysis and specify appropriate tolerances for machine design application
Understand and apply multi-dimensional static/fatigue failure criteria in the analysis and design of mechanical components.
Be able to analyze and design structural joints
Be able to analyze and design power transmission shafts carrying various elements with geometrical features


  Percentage (%)
Final 40
Midterm 35
Exam 10
Group Project 15



R.G. Budynas, K. J. Nisbett Shigley?s Mechanical Engineering Design


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