MASG2103 - Machine parts


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 3 hours C

Course content

Students are going to learn about the strength capacity calculation of the different machine components.

  • Strength calculation
  • Welded connections
  • Screw connections
  • Cut-off connections
  • Shafts
  • Pressure and shrink connections
  • Couplings
  • Gears and gearboxes
  • Belt drive and brakes
  • Springs
  • Light metals

Learning outcome

Knowledge The student should:

  • have broad knowledge of key issues in the calculation of construction details.
  • have knowledge on how to update their knowledge in the field.

Skills The student should:

  • be able to apply scientific knowledge to practical and theoretical problems and justify the choices made.
  • be able to reflect on the calculation results and adjust them under supervision.
  • be able to locate, assess and refer to information and subject matter that can be used in the problem.

General knowledge The student should:

  • carry out various assignments in the subject as a participant in a group activity.

Learning methods and activities

  • Lectures (campus/online)
  • Guidance
  • Exercises
  • Laboratory Teamwork
  • Compulsory assignment:
    • Up to 3 major assignments must be delivered according to plan and approved in order to take the final exam.

For online students:

The course will mainly be carried out as an online study program. An online course means that all communication between the supervisor and students is organized through a digital learning platform.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatory 1
  • Obligatory 2
  • Obligatory 3

Further on evaluation

  • Re-sit of written exam in August.
  • Assignments that are not approved must be re-taken at the next regular completion.
  • Aids: C / Specified printed and handwritten aids allowed. Definite, simple calculator allowed. (Attached Formula Sheet). The formula sheet will be attached where not enough data appears to have been entered, separate data is selected, but note carefully which data has been selected. The formula sheets are general and contain more formulas than are necessary to solve the problems.

Course materials


Construction elements

Authors: Gunnar Dahlvig, Sigmund Christensen, Gunnar Strømsnes

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Machine Design and Materials Technology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: School exam

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