Fundamentals of Machine Component Design, 7th Australia & New Zealand Edition

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Juvinall and Marshek’s Fundamentals of Machine Component Design continues to focus on the fundamentals of component design — free body diagrams, force flow concepts, failure theories, and fatigue design, with applications to fasteners, springs, bearings, gears, clutches, and brakes.  Problem-solving skills are developed by the implementation of a proven methodology which provides a structure for accurately formulating problems and clearly presenting solutions.  The seventh edition includes additional coverage of composites, the material selection process, and wear/wear theory, along with new and updated examples and homework problems.

Solidly focused on practical applications of fundamental theory, this text helps students develop the ability to conceptualise designs, interpret test results, and facilitate improvement. Clear presentation reinforces central ideas with multiple case studies, in-class exercises, homework problems, computer software data sets, and access to supplemental internet resources, while appendices provide extensive reference material on processing methods, joinability, failure modes, and material properties to aid student comprehension and encourage self-study.

Some of the additions the the seventh edition include: Problem Solving Methodology & Graphical Procedures. The problem-solving methodology used in the text helps students to formulate machine component problems accurately and to present solutions clearly. The graphical procedures employed help students to understand and visualize what is going on, develop added insight about the significance of the results, and think about how the design might be improved, Emphasizes the Basic Concepts of Fracture Mechanics. This section includes stress-intensity factor charts for eight common geometric configurations. Introductory fracture mechanics problems support understanding these critical concepts


  • Details the basic concepts of fracture mechanics, including fatigue coverage, crack growth under alternating loads, and stress intensity factors.
  • Addresses contemporary safety issues based on real-world case studies.
  • Discusses the material selection process, including composite materials and other modern technologies.
  • Outlines wear theory and the use of wear models in the analysis of machine parts.
  • Examines the fundamental concepts of mechanics, material strength, and material properties.
  • Applies key concepts to specific machine components.
Robert C. Juvinall

Kurt M. Marshek

Part One: Fundamentals
Chapter 1. Mechanical engineering design in broad perspective
Chapter 2. Load analysis
Chapter 3. Materials
Chapter 4. Static body stresses
Chapter 5. Elastic strain, deflection and stability
Chapter 6. Failure theories, safety factors and reliability
Chapter 7. Impact
Chapter 8. Fatigue
Chapter 9. Surface damage

Part Two: Applications
Chapter 10. Threaded fasteners and power screws
Chapter 11. Rivets, welding and bonding
Chapter 12. Springs
Chapter 13. Lubrication and sliding bearings
Chapter 14. Rolling-element bearings
Chapter 15. Spur gears
Chapter 16. Helical, bevel and worm gears
Chapter 17. Shafts and associated parts (online at
Chapter 18. Clutches and brakes (online at
Chapter 19. Belts, chains and other components (online at
Chapter 20. Micro/Nanoscale machine elements (online at
Chapter 21. Machine component interrelationships – A case study (online at
Chapter 22. Design and fabrication of the mechanical systems for a remote control car – A design project case study (online at

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