Mechanical Design of Machine Components, Second Edition strikes a balance between theory and application, and prepares students for more advanced study or professional practice. It outlines the basic concepts in the design and analysis of machine elements using traditional methods, based on the principles of mechanics of materials. The text combine
Section I Basics. Introduction. Materials. Stress and Strain. Deflection and Impact. Energy Methods and Stability. Section II Failure Prevention. Static Failure Criteria and Reliability. Fatigue Failure Criteria. Surface Failure. Section III Applications. Shafts and Associated Parts. Bearings and Lubrication. Spur Gears. Helical, Bevel, and Worm Gears. Belts, Chains, Clutches, and Brakes. Mechanical Springs. Power Screws, Fasteners, and Connections. Miscellaneous Mechanical Components. Finite Element Analysis in Design. Case Studies in Machine Design. Appendices. References. Index.