MECH 945: Probabilistic Design of Machine Elements

Prereqs: MECH 845; STAT 880; or permission
Application of probability to the design of machine elements. Rational determination of component factor of safety based on probability densities of strength and of in-service stress. Statistical study of cumulative damage resulting from varying magnitude stress cycles. Probability of survival of fatigue-life design.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom