Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


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: 13.09.2021 - 21.10.2021

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

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

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    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 for whole curriculum period:

    Group assignments.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    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)


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Course components are valid only during the course.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Autumn I

    2021-2022 Autumn I

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.

    WebOodi. The course starts with group works on the first day, so enrollment is open until the first lecture.

Details on the schedule
  • applies in this implementation

    The course starts with the group work on the first day (13th September), so course enrollment is only open until it. No late enrollments are accepted.