MAE 311: Machines and Mechanisms I
Spring 2014
Name:
Exam #1
Print your name at the top each page. You will turn in both this exam sheet and your equation sheet.
Point distribution is shown for each problem (this may be helpful in allocating time for each
MAE 311: Machines and Mechanisms I
Assignment #1
Spring 2014
Due Date: 2/17/2014
Problem 1
For the given state of stress, draw and label the stress element.
a) xx = 1000 psi, yy = 0 psi, zz = 0 psi, xy = 500 psi, yz = 0 psi, zx = 0 psi
(3 5 = 15)
500 psi
MAE 311: Machines and Mechanisms I
Assignment #4 Solution
Spring 2014
Due Date: 4/7/2014
Problem 1 (30 Points)
Plot the following sets of stress states on a set of principal axes (an example is provided in Figure 1A of
the Appendix). Calculate the factor
MAE 311: Machines and Mechanisms I
Spring 2014
Name: Solution Key
Section: NA
Exam #2
Print your name at the top each page. You will turn in both this exam sheet and your equation sheet.
Point distribution is shown for each problem (this may be helpful in
MAE 311: Machines and Mechanisms I
Assignment #5
Spring 2014
Due Date: 4/14/2014
Purpose
This assignment investigates fatigue failure theories. If you have difficulty with this assignment, you
should contact one of the course instructors or teaching assis
MAE 311: Machines and Mechanisms I
Assignment #6
Spring 2014
Complete by: 5/2/2014
Purpose
This assignment provides additional practice on fatigue failure, FEA Fundamentals, and the analysis of
joints. If you have significant difficulty with this assignme
MAE 311: Machines and Mechanisms I
FEA Examples
Spring 2014
Purpose
This homework looks at how material properties, stress, strain, and deflection can be used to examine
bars and beams. These topics build off the fundamental theory of the course, and move
MAE 311: Machines and Mechanisms I
Assignment #2
Spring 2014
Due Date: 2/24/2014
Problem 1 (15 Points)
Draw the stress element at Points A and B for the components shown below; all connections are rigid.
From your element, create the stress tensor. If the
MAE 311: Machines and Mechanisms I
Assignment #3
Spring 2014
Due Date: 3/7/2014
Problem 1 (25 Points)
The steel eyebolt shown in Figure 1 is loaded with a force of 75 pounds. The bolt is formed from round
stock with a diameter of 0.25 inches, and has in i