Machine Design II

7.5 hp

The course provides knowledge and skill for dimensioning and design of different types of transmissions and related parts. The lectures will cover theories about gear transmissions, chain transmissions, belt transmissions, rolling-element bearings, shaft design, mechanical joints etc. The design methodology and design process will be applied during the team work activities in the design project. Also standards and company catalogues will be used during the dimensioning and design work. The design project is the backbone of the course where each group has to deliver a technical report including dimensioning calculations, text descriptions, drawings etc. The graduation of the course will be based on the project report.


Växjö is a modern city with more than 80,000 inhabitants. The city has been declared "the Greenest City in Europe" because of its focus on environmentally sound solutions and the environmental programs implemented.

Being a student in Växjö you have easy access to everything – the city centre, the woods and the lakes. The pedestrian path from campus around Lake Växjösjön reaches almost all the way to the city centre and is perfect for jogging or taking long walks.

Campus Växjö is modeled along the lines of an American campus university and is the natural meeting place for students in Växjö. Campus is always bustling with life, and students move between lecture rooms, the University Library and the restaurants, pubs and outdoor recreational areas.