Prerequisite: ME 314 or equivalentDesign of Gears; Lubrication and Wear consideration in Design; Design and selection of Bearings: Hydrodynamic lubrication theory, Hydrostatic and Hydrodynamic bearings (e.g., journal), Rolling Element Bearings; Systems Approach to Design: Decision Making, Simulation of mechanical systems using CAD tools, Sensitivity analysis of design parameters, Value Analysis and Value Addition to designed components and systems; Exercises of mechanical systems design with examples; Overview of Optimization in Design; Reliability and Robust Design; Communicating the Design.Texts: Design Data Book of Engineers, Compiled by Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Publisher Kalaikathir Achchagam, Coimbataore, 2009 J. E. Shigley, Mechanical Engineering Design, McGraw Hill, 1989References: G. M. Maitra Handbook of gear Design Second Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1994. D.W. Dudley, Handbook of Practical Gear Design, CRC Press, 2009 M.F. Spotts, T.E. Shoup, L. E. Hornberger, S. R Jayram and C. V. Venkatesh, Design of Machine Elements, 8th Ed., Person Education, 2006. V. B. Bhandari, Design of Machine Elements, 2nd Ed., Tata Mcgraw Hill, 2007. R. C. Juvinall and K. M Marshek, Fundamentals of Machine Component Design, 3rd Ed., Wiley, 2007. V. Ramamurti, Computer Aided Mechanical Design and Analysis, 3rd Ed., Tata McGraw Hill, 1996. A. H. Burr and J. B. Cheatham, Mechanical Analysis and Design, 2nd Ed., Prentice Hall, 1997. J. R. Dixon, Design Engineering: Inventiveness, Analysis and Decision Making, TMH, New Delhi, 1980.