[ MEMPBKVHMAL ] KV Advanced Machine Design

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Mechatronics Rudolf Scheidl 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Mechatronics 2021W
Subject Mechanisms and gear trains and kinematics:

  • Functions of gears
  • Transmission behaviour of gears
  • Gear synthesis and its description
  • Gears with special kinematics on the basis of selected examples

Advanced methods for stress analysis:

  • Fatigue phenomena of metals
  • Stress analysis methods on the basis of modern strength and damage theories
  • Fracture mechanical analysis
  • Thermal calculation of machine elements
  • Heat conduction and heat transmission (theory and mathematical methods)
  • Methods to improve heat transfer
Criteria for evaluation Oral exam
Methods Ex-cathedra teaching with exercise examples; elaborate lecture notes; written examples to exercise the theory. Deepening of the understanding is provided by the hydraulic lab course (not obligatory)
Language German
Study material Skriptum; Bücher zur Vertiefung des Verständnisses: WUNDERLICH: Ebene Kinematik (B&I Hochschultaschenbücher); HAGEDORN: Konstruktive Getriebelehre (VDI-Verlag);
Changing subject? No
Further information none
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Assignment according to sequence