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: 05.09.2022 - 13.10.2022

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 weeks)
    Computer exercise sessions with support 48 h (8h/week, 6 weeks)
    Group assignments 70 h (12h/week, 6 weeks)


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I
    2023-2024 Autumn I

    Enrollment :

    Registration will take place on Sisu ( The course starts with group works on the first day, so enrollment is open until the first lecture.