Machine design is the practice of designing structural elements of a product to meet functional and durability criteria .
Failure prevention is a big part of study for Machine design .
This course deals with the various theories of failure in Static and dynamic (cyclic) loading conditions.
- Basics of Principal stress from mechanics of materials
- Importance of principal stress
- What are Theories of failure? the most simplest form
- Maximum Shear stress Theory - How it is derived , the analysis and cases
- Maximum distortion Energy theory - the most widely used theory of failure for ductile materials - The Derivation and how its used.
- Mohr theory - Theory for materials with different tensile and compressive strengths , Coulomb- Mohr theory
- Selection of Failure theory
- What is Fatigue loading? fatigue failure?
- Fracture mechanics basics
- What is fracture toughness property
- Factors to be considered
- The S-N curve and RR Moore test to develop S-N curve
- Endurance strength and Endurance limit
- The Endurance limit modifying factors
- Characterization of cyclical loading
- Definition of failure criteria in Fatigue
The course is designed to be compact and to the point highlighting the most important concepts and the Why ? behind it.
This is an advanced level course suitable if you are already familiar with strength of materials or mechanics of materials and basics of mechanical engineering .
- Understanding of Basics of Strength of materials
- Basics of mechanics