MAST2007 - Elements of Machines 2


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours C

Course content

- Fracture mechanics
- Fatigue of steel constructions
- Fatigue of machine parts
- Fatigue of welded structures
- Dynamic loading of bolted joints
- Damage-tolerant design
- Improvement of life span of the constructions
- Lateral and torsional buckling

Learning outcome

The candidate understands how to use the mechanical properties of steel as construction material. The candidate can define the design limit states. The candidate has knowledge of the design of dynamically loaded constructions due to fracture and fatigue. The candidate has an understanding of design methods based on the S-N-curves and damage-tolerant design.

Learning methods and activities

- Lectures
- Seminars

Compulsory exercises: 2/3 of all exercises has to be approved in order to be admitted to exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Further on evaluation

Compulsory exercises: - 2/3 of mandatory tasks are required to be approved to take the exam. Allowed exam aids: Jarle Johannessen: Tekniske tabeller, Cappelen and specific basic calculator, according to support material code C. Resit exam is held in August. Resit exam may change examination form from written to oral if the teacher decides this.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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

Course materials

Lecture notes.
N.E. Dowling Mechanical behavior of materials: Engineering methods for deformation, fracture and fatigue.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TMAS2009 5.0 01.09.2019
More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 2
No.of specialization hours: 6

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 C
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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