Adaptive Design

This collection of lessons cover the advanced principles of Design in Mechanical Engineering, and is flexible enough to be deployed across numerous weeks and in an order that suits the teaching style of the academic.

Lessons

 

Design Adaptive Tutorial (Beam)

By Gangadhara Prusty      Tags Design Loop

In this tutorial, students will learn about the design loop from a solid mechanics perspective. They will go through a simple design exercise to understand this design loop. However this design loop applies to many real life applications.

  • 450 Students
  • 2 Classes used
  • 2 Endorsements
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Column Design

By Jeung-Hwan Doh      Tags Column design

In this tutorial, students have been asked to design a column member that makes up part of a garage. To do this, they will need to follow the design constraints of the AS4100.

  • 550 Students
  • 3 Classes used
  • 3 Endorsements
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Stiffened Panel Design

By Garth Pearce      Tags Stiffened panel Design

This lesson will investigate the design of stiffened panels which are prone to structural instability (buckling). Student's choices will be based on the requirements of the panel, the critical buckling loads and the costs associated with their design.


  • 50 Students
  • 1 Classes used
  • 2 Endorsements
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Flywheel Design

By Gangadhara Prusty      Tags Flywheel Design

This tutorial will take you through the process and considerations used in the design of two common mechanical components, shafts and flywheels. The first part will refresh your memory on the engineering design process and its steps, in order to set the scene. The second and third tasks will involve you going through the steps to design an appropriate shaft and flywheel for a group project, finally you will iterate your design based on additions made.

  • 450 Students
  • 2 Classes used
  • 2 Endorsements
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Barge Design Tutorial

By Roberto Ojeda      Tags Barge Design

In this tutorial students will be designing the longitudinal structure of a barge.

A barge is a flat-bottomed vessel used to transport heavy goods.

A long and slender barge can be treated as a beam with a constant cross section with external forces acting on it. These forces will include; cargo loads, weight of the barge and the buoyancy force.

  • 100 Students
  • 1 Classes used
  • 2 Endorsements
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Welding Tutorial

By Kana Kanapathipillai      Tags Welding Beam

This tutorial teaches students how to determine the appropriate weld thickness of a certain weld. They will learn everything you need to do the following:

1) Choose appropriate cross sections

2) Choose appropriate weld types

3) Calculate the corresponding weld thickness


  • 186 Students
  • 1 Classes used
  • 2 Endorsements
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