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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology (EMET)

EMET 326 Mechanical Drives (3) Transmission of force and motion using linkages, cams, gears, belts, and hydraulic and pneumatic drives.

EMET 326 Mechanical Drives (3)

EMET 326 is designed to provide the students with the knowledge of various mechanical drives used in engineering. The course introduces the concepts displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of linkages, cams, gears and belts. Instructor may employ purely geometric methods or combine it with vector approaches. Differential and integral calculus for some of the topics and may considering using techniques of optimizations for mechanism synthesis. Static and dynamic force analysis of linkages is studied.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: EMET 322 orEMET 222

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.