MEI-43016 Model-based Design of Machine Systems, 5 cr

Person responsible

Asko Ellman

Learning Outcomes

To understand how to study behaviour of complete machine systems within various work cycles. To Understand how simulation tools can be used in design of machine structures and in life-time calculations.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Modelling a multibody system and its work cycle.  Preprocessing CAD models for analysis.  Contol of meshing. 
2. Using dynamic simulation for studying behaviour of machine system in varoius work cycles.   Verifying dynamic loads and bendins in machine structures. Studying vibrations in machine system. Estimating fatique life-time of machine system.  Ridig and flexible structure parts. 
3. Requirement engineering  Prioritization and verifications of requirements with simulation tools.   


Course Mandatory/Advisable Description
MEI-40500 Koneensuunnittelu ja CAD-mallinnuksen perusteet Mandatory    
MEI-42000 Konerakenteiden suunnittelu Advisable    
RAK-31030 Dynamiikka Mandatory    

Additional information about prerequisites
The course presumes very good knowlede on using CAD and mechanics of materials.

Correspondence of content

There is no equivalence with any other courses

Updated by: Ojala Nina, 12.03.2018