Checking date: 10/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines
Study: Bachelor in Industrial Technologies Engineering (256)

Coordinating teacher: RUBIO ALONSO, HIGINIO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Machine Mechanics Engineering Graphics
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Kinematic and dynamic analysis of complex machines. Predimensioning a machine according to the requirements and requests to which it will be subjected. Analyze the behavior of the elements in rotation and/or translation. Analyze the kinematic and dynamic behavior of complex machines. Modeling and simulating a machine (modeling and computer simulation techniques).
Description of contents: programme
1.- Systematic study of the basic mechanisms. Bearings. 2.- Analysis and synthesis of cam machines. 3.- Study of geometry and analysis of gears. Spur gears. 4.- Gear trains and epicyclic gearsets. 5.- Study of geometry and analysis of gears. 5.2.- Helical gears. 5.2.- Bevel gears. 5.3.- Worm gears. 6.- Mechanical regulation. Flywheel design. 7.- Shocks and percussions in mechanical systems. 8.- Analytical mechanics applied to mechanisms. 9.- Special mechanisms and transmissions, flexible springs, leaf springs, straps, cables and chains...
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures, classroom exercises and laboratories. Project: Make a computer application that calculates some mechanical element, written memory and presentation in class. Personalized tutorials: individual and in small groups.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • J.C. García-Prada, C. Castejón, H. Rubio, J. Meneses. Problemas Resueltos de Teoría de Máquinas y Mecanismos. Paraninfo. 2014
  • J.E. Shigley, J.J. Uicker. Teoría de máquinas y mecanismos. McGraw-Hill. 1998
Additional Bibliography
  • Artés, M.. Mecánica. Editado por la U.N.E.D.. 2010
  • Baránov, G.G. . Curso de Teoría de Máquinas y Mecanismos. Editorial MIR. 1985
  • Henriot, G. . Manual práctico de engranajes. Marcombo. 1967
  • Jaime Domínguez Abascal (coord.). Teoría de máquinas y mecanismos. Editorial Universidad de Sevilla. 2016
  • Lamadrid, A. y Corral, A.. Cinemática y dinámica de máquinas. Publicado por ETSII de la UPM. 1992
  • Litvin, F.L. & Fuentes, A.. Gear Geometry and Applied Theory. Cambridge Universitary Press. 2004
  • Mabie, H.H. & Reinholtz, Ch.F.. Mecanismos y dinámica de maquinaria. Limusa. 1998
  • Moliner, P.R.; Martell,J. y Rodríguez, A.. Elementos de Máquinas. Ed. U.N.E.D.. 1976
  • Niemann, G.. Tratado teórico-práctico de Elementos de Máquinas. Ed. Labor. 1973
  • Norton, R.L.. Diseño de maquinaria. McGraw Hill. 2009
  • Simón, A.; Bataller, A.; Guerra, A.J.; Ortiz, A. y Cabrera, J.A.. Fundamentos de Teoría de Máquinas. Bellisco. 2000

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