Control of Mechanical Systems

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Course No: MECH.3220-021; SIS Class Nbr: 1771; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Canceled 3/7/19

Course Description

Design of cams and gear trains and control of mechanical devices. Course topics include: cam sizing and manufacture, cam and gear train kinematics, dynamic force analysis, machine balancing, introduction to the control of mechanical systems. The major project involves the design, analysis, manufacture, and dynamic testing of a cam having specified performance requirements; computer aided design (CAD) and computer numerically controlled (CNC) milling machines are applied. Dynamic simulation (MATLAB) is used throughout the course.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Grade of "C-" in MECH.3210 Mechanical Design I.
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  • Core Codes: STEM, LCAP
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
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When Offered & Tuition

  • TBD
  • Summer 2019: Jul 08 to Aug 15
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

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