A textbook of machine design is useful for students preparing for entrance exams like upsc engineering services exam, amie (india) examinations. It is also recommended for students studying btech, be, and other professional courses related to machine design. The book is systematic and is presented in clear and simple language. The syllabus of the book is in line with the course at nmims. It is good reference book for students of other colleges too. The book explains the life cycle of engineering design, with respect to machines beginning from identifying a problem, defining it in relatively simpler terms, considering the environment in which it operates, and finding a solution to solve problems or improvise methods. It includes more than 30 chapters like shafts, levers, chain drives, power screws, flywheel, springs, clutches, brakes, welding joints, pressure vessels, spur gears, internal combustion engine parts, bevel gears, pipes and pipe joints, worms gears, columns and struts, rivet.