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2011-09-04 1 Chapter 1 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design Machine Design MEEG 374 - Fall 2011 The Petroleum Institute Instructor: Dr. Imad Barsoum Design To formulate a plan for the satisfaction of a specified need Process requires innovation, iteration, and decision-making Communication-intensive Products should be Functional Safe Reliable Competitive Usable Manufacturable Marketable
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2011-09-04 2 Mechanical Engineering Design Mechanical engineering design involves all the disciplines of mechanical engineering. Example Ball bearing: fluid flow, heat transfer, friction, energy transport, material selection, thermomechanical treatments, statistical descriptions, etc. The Design Process Iterative in nature Requires initial estimation, followed by continued refinement BMW gearbox
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2011-09-04 3 Design Considerations Some characteristics that influence the design Computational Tools Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Any use of the computer and software to aid in the engineering process Includes Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Drafting, 3-D solid modeling, etc. Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) CNC toolpath, rapid prototyping, etc. Engineering analysis and simulation Finite element, fluid flow, dynamic analysis, motion, etc. Math solvers Spreadsheet, procedural programming language, equation solver, etc.
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2011-09-04 4 Acquiring Technical Information Libraries Engineering handbooks, textbooks, journals, patents, etc. Government sources Government agencies, U.S. Patent and Trademark, National Institute for Standards and Technology, etc. Professional Societies (conferences, publications, etc.) American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Society of Automotive Engineers, Society of Petroleum Engineers, etc. Commercial vendors Catalogs, technical literature, test data, etc. Internet Access to much of the above information A Few Useful Internet Sites www.globalspec.com www.engnetglobal.com www.efunda.com www.thomasnet.com www.uspto.gov www.eng-tips.com www.imechanica.com www.matweb.com www.matdata.net www.groups.yahoo.com
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