Course Description

Four bar linkage animation

Introductions to the principles of design and analysis of planar mechanisms. Design for functionality, motion, force, power, and strength. The laboratory experience provides open-ended projects to reinforce the design process. The course is typically offered in the Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters.

Fall Semester 2019

Prof. Gordon Pennock

Section 121
MWF 9:30 am - 10:20 pm - EE 117
ME 3003F
Office Hours
Monday & Wednesday 11:00 am -12:00 pm

Murtuza Shergadwala

Section 122
MWF 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm - GRIS 103
ME 3015
Office Hours
Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Required Textbooks

(i) Custom edition: Machine Design I, ME 35200: J.J. Uicker, G.R. Pennock and J.E. Shigley, Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, Fifth Edition, Oxford University Press, New York, 2017. [ISBN: 978-01-900-9067-8].

(ii) Shigley’s Mechanical Engineering Design, Eleventh Edition, R.G. Budynas and J.K. Nisbett. McGraw-Hill Education, New York, 2020. [ISBN: 978-1-264-08776-1].

TA Office Hours

Room ME 3015 - check the door for times.