Course Catalog

Engineering Design I (EDPT 501)

Offered By:  Engineering and Materials Science Faculty


Basics in technical design and projective geometry, basics in constructive developing process:

Failures Resulting from Static Loading

  •  Static Strength
  •  Stress Concentration
  •  Failure Theories
  •  Maximum-Shear-Stress Theory for Ductile Materials
  •  Distortion-Energy Theory for Ductile Materials
  •  Coulomb-Mohr Theory for Ductile Materials
  •  Maximum-Normal-Stress Theory for Brittle Materials
  •  Modifications of the Mohr Theory for Brittle Materials
  •  Selection of Failure Criteria
  •  Static or Quasi-Static Loading on a Shaft
  •  Stochastic Analysis
Fatigue Failure Resulting from Variable Loading
  • Fatigue Life Methods:
    •             The Stress-Life Method
    •             The Strain-Life Method
    •             The Linear-Elastic Fracture Mechanics Method
  • The Endurance Limit
  • Fatigue Strength
  • Endurance Limit Modifying Factors
  • Stress Concentration and Notch Sensitivity
  • Characterizing Fluctuating Stresses
  • Fatigue Failure Criteria for Fluctuating Stress
    •             Soderberg
    •             Modified Goodman
    •             Gerber
    •             ASME-elliptic
    •             Yielding
  • Torsional Fatigue Strength under Fluctuating Stresses
  • Combinations of Loading Modes
  • Varying, Fluctuating Stresses
  • Cumulative Fatigue Damage
  • Surface Fatigue Strength
  • Stochastic Analysis

Screws, Fasteners, and the Design of Nonpermanent Joints

Includes: Bolt Strength, Statically Loaded Tension Joint with Preload, Fatigue Loading of Tension Joints
Welding, Bonding, and the Design of Permanent Joints
Includes: The Strength of Welded Joints, Static Loading, Fatigue Loading.
Mechanical Springs
Includes: Fatigue Loading of Helical Compression Springs



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