Unit I

Mechanical engineering design. Design considerations. Material selection. Modes of failure. Theo­ries of failure. Endurance limit. Stress concentration. Factor of safety.

Unit II

Design of shafts and couplings. Design of cotter and knuckle joints.

Unit III

Helical and leaf springs.

Unit IV

Fasteners and keys. Design of welded joints. Fillet and butt welds. Design of riveted joints.

Unit V

Design of sliding contact bearings. Selection of rolling contact bearings.


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2. Shigley, J.E., Mechanical Engineering Design, 5th ed., McGraw-Hill, 1989.