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About the Course

“Machine Design Part I” is the first course in an in-depth three course series of “Machine Design.” The “Machine Design” Coursera series covers fundamental mechanical design topics, such as static and fatigue failure theories, the analysis of shafts, fasteners, and gears, and the design of mechanical systems such as gearboxes. Throughout this series of courses we will examine a number of exciting design case studies, including the material selection of a total hip implant, the design and testing of the wing on the 777 aircraft, and the impact of dynamic loads on the design of an bolted pressure vessel. In this first course, you will learn robust analysis techniques to predict and validate design performance and life. We will start by reviewing critical material properties in design, such as stress, strength, and the coefficient of thermal expansion. We then transition into static failure theories such as von Mises theory, which can be utilized to prevent failure in static loading applications such as the beams in bridges. Finally, we will learn fatigue failure criteria for designs with dynamic loads, such as the input shaft in the transmission of a car....

Top reviews

Feb 16, 2017

The course was a concise and effective review of major concepts. The concepts were well explained and the lessons practical. I have a better understanding of fatigue failure as a result of this class.

Jun 11, 2017

Thank you so much. I liked your teaching style.You gave me a clear understanding about each and every topic covered in this course.I enjoyed the learning.Hope we will be in touch for further courses.

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By Saravanan S

May 20, 2018

Amazing lecture!!


Dec 16, 2016

Excellent course!

By Sandeep J

Sep 18, 2020

excellent course

By Maheswaran M

Aug 10, 2020

Very good course

By Dr. G M S

Jul 29, 2020

more informative

By Mr.Bhasker B

Jun 7, 2020

good this course

By Mwaanza T

May 2, 2020

competent course


Nov 17, 2020

very intresting

By Faramosh A S

May 25, 2020

good job doctor

By Jamat J P H

Dec 22, 2018

excelente curso

By Logan P T

Jun 16, 2017

Love mechanics!

By Jesús R

Dec 26, 2019

Great course!!

By Luis C P O

Nov 14, 2017

Exelent curse.

By Anuj N

Jul 16, 2017

Awesome course

By venkata s g

May 12, 2020

good teaching

By Keshav G

Apr 9, 2019

nice learning

By Owoeye B

Sep 5, 2018

One of a kind

By Mohamed M I

Jun 18, 2017

Very Gooooood

By יאמן ק

May 23, 2020

great course

By Seyed S M

Apr 9, 2020

Good course!

By Krishna T

May 18, 2020

Good course


May 2, 2020

Good course

By sabir h

Dec 7, 2018

great job..

By Abhinandan J

Nov 14, 2018

really nice

By yashar k s

Aug 4, 2017

Best Course