Design Principles of Precision Systems

Course Name: 

DP 705 DESIGN PRINCIPLES OF PRECISION SYSTEMS

Programme: 

M.Tech (Design and Precision Engineering)

Semester: 

Second

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(4-0-0)

Content: 

Introduction to precision machines, Principles of accuracy, repeatability and precision. Errors due to geometry,kinematics, thermal expansion, dynamic forces and instrumentation etc. System design considerations in precision engineering. Rolling and sliding contact bearings. Hydrostatic and magnetic bearings. Precision gears, positioning mechanisms and drives. Electromagnetic piezoelectric and fluid actuators. Precision measurement and control devices. Three dimensional co-ordinate measuring machines. Surface finish measurement. Precision machining and finishing operations. Assembly and tolerancing. Micromachining systems. Tribological vibrations and noise considerations in high speed mechanical units.

References: 

Alexander Slocum -Precision Machine Design, , Prentice Hall Smith, S. T., Chetwynd, D. G., Foundations of Ultra-precision Mechanism Design, Taylor & Francis, 1992 Evans, C. E., Precision Engineering: An Evolutionary View, Cranfield Press, Bedford, UK, 1989. Blanding, D. L., Exact Constraint: Machine Design Using Kinematic Principles, ASME, New York, 1999

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

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Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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