Technical Comunication Lab - a.y. 2016/2017


CFU: 3

Period (Year/Semester): II/I

Languade: Italian

Required/expected prior knowledge: 

Antonio Lanzotti - Class A-L
Fabrizio Renno - Class M-Z

Course objectives:
Skill to work out drawings of simple mechanical systems starting from their functional study and critical analysis of different design solutions. Skill to choose elements unified according to the operating conditions. Synthesis and management of the technical data of simple mechanical systems.

Tables of contents:
Standardization in Industrial Design. Main Technical Design Standards. From the sketch to the technical drawing of industrial products. Measuring of mechanical components by means of caliper. Tolerance Stack-Up, Tolerance Analysis. Tolerance Synthesis. Tolerance equation. Tolerance-cost function. Methods to solve tolerance allocation problem. Rolling Bearings: features and classification. Rolling bearings selecting. Bearing Types and Designs. Ball Bearings. Cylindrical Roller Bearings. Case studies on the concept design of simple mechanical assemblies. Analysis of Machine parts and of transmission components. Analysis and study of Industrial Patents. Introduction to the Protection of Industrial Property. Patents: Features and Characteristics. Patent Claim and technical drawings.

Education method: 
To realize individual drawings and critical discussion of case studies about industrial components (available on multimedia platform 

Textbooks and learning aids:
Text-books: Disegno Tecnico Industriale (2 Volumes), 2016. Authors: E. Chirone, S. Tornincasa, Editor: Il Capitello.
MOOC Course on Federica WEB Learning Platform (, A. Lanzotti, “Disegno Tecnico Industriale”.
UNI, ISO, EN Rules.
Practice themes and tutorials available on teacher web-site ( . 

Assessment will be written and oral. Questions are: open questions. Evaluation of engineering drawings executed during practices, graphical personalized test and final discussion.

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Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Naples Federico II
Realization and Administration: Rosario Moreschi