Introduction to Engineering Lubrication

Course Type: 
ME
Code: 
4190
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Define various lubrication regimes where mechanical elements in automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery, wind turbine applications operate; introduce surface topography metrics & parameters; describe lubricant properties including viscosity & density dependences on pressure as well as temperature, non- & Newtonian behavior; derive Reynolds equation; solve governing equations for elasto- & hydrodynamic lubrication; introduce egr approaches for lubrication performance assessment in machine elements

Prerequisites: 

(Undergraduate level MTH 2350 Minimum Grade of D or (Undergraduate level MTH 2330 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level MTH 2530 Minimum Grade of D)) and Undergraduate level MTH 2320 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level ME 3350 Minimum Grade of D