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After the course the student recognizes basic elements, concepts and methods of machine design. Student knows and can utilize computer aided tools in mechanical engineering tasks.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 07.09.2020 - 18.10.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Kaur Jaakma

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Kaur Jaakma

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The process of machine design including study of existing solutions, mechanism design including kinematic, dynamic and strength analysis, dimensioning and choosing of machine elements and power transmission components. Utilization of computer-aided tools such as NX and Teamcenter.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Group assignments.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures 12 h (2h/week, 6 times)
    Preparing for lectures 12 h (2h/week, 6 times)
    Computer exercise sessions 32 h (8h/week, 6 times)
    Group assignements 75 h (12.5h/week, 6 times)

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure