COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Dynamics of Machines
Course Code: 
15MEC302
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Semester: 
5
Type: 
Subject Core
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Dynamics of Machines' is a course offered in the fifth semester of B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Static and Dynamic Force Analysis
Static force analysis of mechanisms - D’ Alembert’s principle - Inertia force and Inertia torque - Dynamic force analysis - Dynamic Analysis in Reciprocating Engines - Gas Forces - Equivalent masses - Bearing loads - Crank shaft Torque.

Flywheels
Turning moment diagrams - Flywheels of engines and punch press.

Unit 2

Balancing of rotating masses and Reciprocating masses
Static and dynamic balancing - Balancing of rotating masses - Balancing a single cylinder Engine - Primary and secondary unbalanced forces - Balancing Multicylinder Engines - Firing order - Balancing machines.

Unit 3

Sequencing model - 2 machines n jobs, m machines n jobs-n jobs 2 machines.

Control Mechanisms
Governors
Types - Centrifugal governors - Gravity controlled and spring controlled centrifugal governors - Characteristics - Effect of friction - Controlling Force - Quality of governors - effect of friction.

Gyroscope
Gyroscopic couple - Gyroscopic stabilization - Gyroscopic effects in Automobiles, Airplanes and Ships

  • Rattan S. S. - ‘Theory of Machines’ - McGraw Hill India Pvt. Ltd. - 2014 - 4th Edition
  • Ghosh A. and Mallick A. K. - ‘Theory of Mechanisms and Machines’ - Affiliated East West Press Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi - 2008
  • Thomas Bevan – ‘Theory of Machines’ - CBS Publishers and Distributors - 2005 - 3rd Edition
  • Shigley J. E. and Uicker J. J. - ‘Theory of Machines and Mechanisms’ Oxford Publishers - 2014 - SI units Edition
  • Rao J. S. and Dukkipati R. V. - ‘Mechanism and Machine Theory’- New Age Publishers, New Delhi - 2008
  • John Hannah and Stephens R. C. – ‘Mechanics of Machines’ – 1999 - Viva low-Priced Student Edition
  • Sadhu Singh - ‘Theory of Machines’ - Pearson Education - 2011 - 3rd Edition