Checking date: 20/05/2022

Course: 2022/2023

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


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Machine Mechanics Engineering Graphics
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).
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1.- Systematic study of the basic mechanisms. Types of friction. Analysis of lower-pair mechanisms. Bearings and others. 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, belts, cables and chains...
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures, classroom exercises and laboratories (4). Project: Make a computer application that calculates some mechanical element, written memory and presentation in class. Project: Carry out a computer application on a mechanical element, written report and presentation to the class. Other teaching materials: Recommended books, Selection of solved problems and Additional Notes. Personalized tutorials: individual and in small groups.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Calendar of Continuous assessment
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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