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Experimental Analysis of Mechanical Structures

Study program: Mechanical engineering
Type and level of studies: Doctoral studies
Course unit:pdf Experimental Analysis of Mechanical Structures
Course code: DS31004
Teacher in charge: Prof. Dr. Dragan Petrović
Language of instruction: English
ECTS: 5
Prerequisites:  None
Semester: Autumn
Course unit objective:
Gaining of higher level of knowledge in the field of experimental analysis of mechanical structures.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Systematization and adoption of knowledge, as well as training for solving the complex engineering problems in the field of experimental analysis of mechanical structures.
Course unit contents
Theoretical classes  
Types of mechanical structures. Classification of mechanical structures. Problems of design and development of mechanical structures. Regulations and standards. Basic concepts of measurement and experimental analysis. Identification of problem and planning of experimental analysis. Measuring quantities. Measuring equipment and devices for the implementation of experimental analysis. Development and design of special types of converters for experimental analysis. Calibration of converters. Tensiometry. Experimental analysis of static characteristics of mechanical structures. Experimental analysis of dynamic characteristics of mechanical structures. Experimental analysis of the reliability and lifetime of mechanical structures.
Practical classes
Specific examples of experimental tests of mechanical structures. Introduction and laboratory work with measuring equipment and instruments.
Literature
G.S. Sawhney, Mechanical Experiments and Workshop Practice, I.K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, 2009.
R.S. Sirohi, H.C Radha Krishna, Mechanical Measurements, New Age International (P) Ltd, New Delhi, 2004.