Checking date: 25/05/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Design extension and machines test
Study: Master in Industrial Engineering (226)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Machine Mechanics Machine Design
Ability for machine desing. Synthesis of mechanisms. Multibody System Dynamics. Machine simulation to solve kinematic and dynamic problems and modal analysis. Evaluation and control of effects of rigidity, play, crack and deformation in machines. Ability to predict, analyze and control the vibrational response of machines. Advanced test and diagnostic of machine functionality. Ability to analyze and correct measurements of surface strains. Ability to select the most appropriate strain gauge for the object of study. Ability to analyze and correct surface deformation measurements. Acquire the necessary tools for the measurement of deformations and analysis of movements through optical methods. Analysis and propagation of uncertainties in strain gauges. Ability to perform and validate finite element models.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Synthesis of mechanisms. Function generating. Path generating. Generalization of spatial mechanism. Non-lineal dynamics of machines. Non-lineal vibrations. Autoexcited vibrations and parametric resonance. Stochastic and stationary vibrations. Modal Analysis. Metrology concepts in mechanical engineering. Experimental measurement of deformations. Modelling using Finite Element Method.
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures will be explained in big groups, exercises for understanding the lectures will be solves, labs and PC class will be carried out.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Carstensen, Carsten; Wriggers, P. The finite element analysis of shells: fundamentals. Springer. 2009
  • Erdman, Arthur G. . Diseño de mecanismos : análisis y síntesis. Prentice Hall. 1998
  • International Academy for Production Engineering, The. Metrology. Springer. 2014
  • Jonathan Whiteley. Finite Element Methods. Springer. 2017
  • Norton, Robert L.. Diseño de maquinaria : síntesis y análisis de máquinas y mecanismos. McGraw-Hill. 2009
  • Zienkiewicz, O.C.. El método de los elementos finitos. McGraw-Hill. 1993-1994
Additional Bibliography
  • William M. Murray . The Bonded Electrical Resistance Strain Gage: An Introduction . Oxford University Press. 1992

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.