Gearbox Project

Structure Type: Course
Code: IKTA2402
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 5.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Lindberg, Pertti
Teacher Team: Billing, Mika ; Lindberg, Pertti ; Hantula, Juha
Language of Instruction: English

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
KT-2016   2 spring   5.0        
KT-2017   2 spring   5.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student learns to calculate, dimension, design and manufacture a product entity. The student understands how a gearbox is part of the drive system and how the system can be monitored. S/He gets practice in acting as a team member. The student understands the significance of the design to manufacturability and manufacturing costs.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 135 h
- of which scheduled studies: 75 h
- of which autonomous studies: 60 h
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

IKTA2501 3D Modelling and Product Lifecycle Management
IKTA2703 3D CAM Programming


Usages and functions of a NC machine, transfer and modification of programs and verification with a NC machine. As a group assignment, two-axial gearbox is designed and made, based on the raw data.

Recommended or Required Reading

Handouts provided by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, laboratory exercises.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Exercises, examination and report.