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Fatique Design

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTS1112
Type: Optional obligatory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 3 (2016-2017)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Gröndahl, Timo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Learning Outcomes

The student will understand the specific details of the fatiqued construction. The student will have experience in the economy, safety and standards of the machine design.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 42 h
- of which autonomous studies: 39 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Strength of Materials
Machine Elements


The dynamic stresses and the durability of the fatique loaded shafts. The design of the welded and screw joints in the time-varying loaded constructions.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

- Salmi. Lujuusopin perusteet.
- SFS-EN 1993-1-9. Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures.
Part 1-9: Fatigue

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and exercises

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods