COURSE SYLLABUS

Tribology 7.5 credits

Tribologi
Second cycle, M7007T
Version
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2021 Sp 3 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Syllabus established
The syllabus was established by the Department of Applied Physics and Mechanical Engineering 2007-02-28, and remains valid from autumn 2007.

Last revised
by HUL Niklas Lehto 18 Jun 2020

Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Subject
Machine Elements
Subject group (SCB)
Mechanical Engineering
Main field of study
Mechanical Engineering

Entry requirements

Fundamental understanding in physics, chemistry, solid mechanics, material science and machine components


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 20-285 credits



Course Aim

When you have finished the course you will: -understand the fundamental mechanisms of wear, friction and lubrication. -be able to make predictions of the risk of wear of two surfaces in contact. -be able to suggest suitable materials and lubricants for different applications. -have obtained a first experience of solving tribological problems.

Contents
Tribological losses due to wear, friction and bad lubrication cause enormous costs every year. This course will make engineers aware of these problems and learn how to avoid them in an early stage. The following content will be covered: • Wear processes • Friction • Lubricants • Lubrication • Machine component tribology • Surface roughness • Tribo testing • Coatings A project will also be carried out. This project has connections to the research carried out at the Division of Machine Elements and there is often a collaboration with industry.

Realization
Lectures and laborative work (project)

Examination
Project work and assignments (8-10 assignm.) including inkluding oral examination.

Examiner
Roland Larsson

Transition terms
The course M7007T is equal to MTM150

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2008 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
A van Beek, ”Machine lifetime performance and reliability” or I.M. Hutchings, Tribology, are recommended but not required. Other books can also be used, discuss with examiner.

Course offered by
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0003Oral examU G#4.50MandatoryS21
0004Project workU G#2.00MandatoryS21
0005Assignment reportU G#1.00MandatoryS21

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.