MAST2001 - Machine elements and joining methods


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

Tensions and springs; Pressure vessels, pressure- and crimp-connections and tolerances and fits; Rolling and plain bearings; Threads and screws; Calculation of statically loaded welds; Couplings, brakes and clutches; Mechanisms and gears.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The candidate has knowledge of: The properties and applications of steel as construction material; Design and functioning of machine parts; Calculation and engineering design; Use of standards and catalogs.

Skills: The candidate is able to design machine elements according to functional requirements.

General competence: The candidate has insight into the technical consequences of chosen solutions. The candidate can use own skills and can communicate results orally and in writing in collaboration with other engineers.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Exercises: 2/3 of the exercises must be approved to take the exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Mandatory requirement: The number of exercises is announced at the start of the semester. 2/3 of the exercises must be approved to take the exam.

At postponed exam (re-sit exam), the examination form may be changed from written examination to oral.

Compulsory activity from the previous semester can be approved by the department by repeating the course if there have been no significant changes in the program later.

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

Restricted Access to this course

Course materials

Information will be given at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TMM4112 6.0 AUTUMN 2024
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Machine Design
Contact information


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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