1 hr. 50 min.

Machine elements design in mechanical engineering

Module overview

In this content series, we will focus on the static elements of machines such as frames, bolted connections, and compression spring designs. You'll also learn about other available design accelerators and calculators. 

You can expect to spend approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes to 2 hours watching the videos and completing the exercises in this series. After completing this content series, you will have a strong understanding of:

  • An introduction to Machine Design Elements
  • Creating bolt connections
  • Creating and modifying the frame generator
  • Adding compression springs and other elements

About the author

This series was developed and recorded by Edward Gillman, Technical Consultant. Edward Gillman is a Mechanical Engineer with over a decade of experience spanning industries including Aerospace, Medical Product Development, and Advanced Manufacturing. Along the way, he's developed a patented manufacturing method for wheelchair seating and provided FEA, CFD, and CAM consulting services to companies all over the United States. His diverse technical background provides a unique perspective to online learning content.

Before you start

Module downloads

These downloadable resources will be used to complete units in this module:

Module outline

  • Introduction to Machine Elements Design