This course focuses on fundamentals of precision machinery and introduces modern precision machines and micro-nano machines.
In order for students to understand the concept of precision machinery, the instructor lectures on many precision elements such as bearings, guideways, feeding elements, actuators and sensors and fabrication methods.
precision machinery, micro-nano machine, feeding mechanism, guiding mechanism, actuator, sensor, control, motion generation, motion constraint, Abbe's principle, precision machining, assembling
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||✔ Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Attendance is taken every class.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Overview of precision machinery (precision, ultra-precision and micro-nano)||Understanding of the concept of precision machinery|
|Class 2||Examples of precision machinery (ultra precision machine, micro-nano machine)||Understanding of examples of precision machinery|
|Class 3||Machine element 1||Understanding of feeding elements, guideways and bearings|
|Class 4||Machine element 2||Understanding of actuator, sensor and control|
|Class 5||Design of precision machinery||Understanding of design of precision machinery|
|Class 6||Fabrication of precision machinery 1||Understanding of fabrication of precision machinery 1|
|Class 7||Fabrication of precision machinery 2||Understanding of fabrication of precision machinery 2|
|Class 8||Summary||Review the course contents|
Precision Machine Design, Alexander H. Slocum SME
Students' course scores are based on exercise problems, final exams and reports.