MAST2007 - Elements of Machines 2


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Digital Off campus exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Digital Off campus exam 100/100 4 hours

Course content

- Lateral and torsional buckling - 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 

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 assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Further on evaluation

Compulsory exercises: - 2/3 of mandatory tasks are required to be approved to take the exam.

All aids are allowed according to support material code A. Resit exam is held in August. Resit exam may change examination form from digital off campus exam to oral exam if the teacher decides this.

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

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 AUTUMN 2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

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: Digital Off campus exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Digital Off campus exam 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
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