MASA2022 - Fundamentals Of Machine Component Design


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours C

Course content

Dimensioning of different machine components such as shafts, couplings, bolts, gears, welding joints Rules for technical drawings

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The candidate - has knowledge of the most common machine components. -have knowledge of the design of machine constructions based on the above. -have knowledge of environmental and social consequences of mechanical constructions. -knows regulations that deal with simple dimensioning based on standardized procedures / regulations. - has knowledge of simple digital tools used for design and dimensioning.

Skills: The candidate - can find the necessary regulations that deal with dimensioning and construction. -can perform estimate calculations and dimensioning on mechanical components based on regulations. -can draw mechanical constructions according to standard machine drawing (NS). -can use computer technology tools for 2D machine drawing.

General competence: The candidate - can plan and carry out dimensioning and design of simple mechanical systems. can, by means of standards and relevant regulations, document and disseminate written technical reports that deal with mechanical individual components or simple mechanisms. -Can select materials and design mechanical components in terms of strength, function and component life cycle.

Learning methods and activities

Teaching methods: Lectures and individual- and group-exercises (mandatory). Mandatory assignments: Mandatory assignments have to be approved within defined time limits before admission to examination.The semester project work is mandatory.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignment

Further on evaluation

Permitted aids for written school exams: Tekniske tabeller Verkstedhåndboka, Calculator

Resit exam: Oral

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Mechanical Engineering (BIMASKIN)

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the semester.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 C
Room Building Number of candidates

Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Summer UTS Oral examination 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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