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Machine Elements

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTA0403
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014V
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2015-2016)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Gröndahl, Timo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2015-2016

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
8I-KT-2N2015-10-26 – 2015-12-31Timo GröndahlFinnish2015-08-14 – 2015-10-30
9I-KT-2V2016-03-07 – 2016-05-21Timo GröndahlFinnish2015-12-07 – 2016-03-11

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2018-2019.

Learning Outcomes

The students will understand the functions of various machine elements, will be familiar with their alternative structures and applications and will learn to dimension basic machine elements.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the student 81 h, of which
- scheduled studies 36 h
- autonomous studies 45 h
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Materials, Statics, Strength of Materials


The design of welded and screwed joints with a static load and basics with the fatique load. Operating principles, selecting and design of ball and roller bearings. Selecting and designing belt and chain gearings.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Blom, Lahtinen. Koneenelimet ja mekanismit.Edita 2001.

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