Machinery simulation

Structure Type: Course
Code: KC23CK70041
Type: Elective
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 4.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Estlander, Ilkka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
KOTU-2013KOTU   4 spring   4.0   2017-01-01   2017-07-31  
KOTU-2014KOTU   4 spring   4.0   2018-01-01   2018-07-31  
KOTU-2015AUTO   4 spring   4.0   2019-01-01   2019-07-31  
KOTU-2015KOTU   4 spring   4.0   2019-01-01   2019-07-31  
KOTU-2016AUTO   4 spring   4.0        
KOTU-2016KOTU   4 spring   4.0        

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will
- understand the principles of creating calculation models of structures.
- be competent in using CAD/FEM software in the static and dynamic simulation of machines and structures
- be competent to evaluate calculation results

In addition student will strengthen design and machine safety competences.

Student's Workload

Will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


- pre-processors, solvers, post-processors
- modelling/data transfer from CAD software
- finite element types
- contacts between elements, assemblies
- static and dynamic analyses

Recommended or Required Reading

Lecture material

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and exercises

Assessment Criteria

Satisfactory (1-2): Student knows the basics principals of the course and is able to utilize them.

Good (3-4): Student knows the knowledge objectives of the course well and is cabable to conceive connections between learned issues

Excellent (5): Student knows the knowledge objectives of the course excellent and is able to evaluate and validate content of course

Assessment Methods

Examination and exercises