UNIT 1 : Design of Simple Machine Elements Machine Design, Design cycle, Design considerations - Strength, Rigidity, Manufacture, Assembly and Cost, Standards and codes, Use of preferred series, Factor of safety, Service factor. Design of Cotter joint, Knuckle joint, Levers - hand / foot lever, lever for safety valve, bell crank lever, and components subjected to eccentric loading. UNIT 2 : Design of Shafts, Keys and Couplings Shaft design on the basis of strength, torsional rigidity and lateral rigidity, A.S.M.E. code for shaft design. Transmission shaft - Theoretical treatment only. Design of keys and splines. Design of Flange Coupling and Flexible Bushed Pin Coupling. UNIT 3 : Design for Fluctuating Load Stress concentration - causes & remedies, fluctuating stresses, fatigue failures, S-N curve, endurance limit, notch sensitivity, endurance strength modifying factors, design for finite and infinite life, cumulative damage in fatigue failure, Soderberg, Gerber, Goodman, Modified Goodman diagrams, Fatigue design of components under combined stresses - Theoretical treatment only. UNIT 4 : Power Screws Forms of threads, multiple start screws, Torque analysis and Design of power screws with square and trapezoidal threads, Self locking screw, Collar friction torque, Stresses in power screws, design of a C-Clamp. Design of screw jack, Differential and Compound Screw and Re-circulating Ball Screw (Theoretical treatment only). UNIT 5 : Threaded Joints and Welded Joints Basic types of screw fasteners, Bolts of uniform strength, I.S.O. Metric screw threads, Bolts under tension, eccentrically loaded bolted joint in shear, Eccentric load perpendicular and parallel to axis of bolt, Eccentric load on circular base, design of Turn Buckle. Welding symbols, Stresses in butt and fillet welds, Strength of butt, parallel and transverse fillet welds, Axially loaded unsymmetrical welded joints, Eccentric load in plane of welds, Welded joints subjected to bending and torsional moments. UNIT 6 : Mechanical Springs Types, applications and materials for springs, Stress and deflection equations for helical compression Springs, Style of ends, Design of helical compression and tension springs, Springs in series and parallel, Concentric helical springs, Surge in springs, Design of Multi-leaf springs. Helical torsion Spring (Theoretical treatment only).