Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: M2, MD2. Course coordinator: Univ. lektor Lars Vedmar,, Maskinelement. Recommended prerequisits: FME052 Mechanics and FHL013 Solid Mechanics. Assessment: Compulsory design assignment. Participation in the examination requires that the design assignment has been approved. This can be approved only during the exercises which are scheduled for the specific assignment. Written examination. The grades 3, 4, and 5 demands 40, 60, and 80% correctness respectively in the examination.

The course gives knowledge in how to dimension rolling and sliding bearings.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Theory of ball and roller bearings. Roller bearing calculations and dimensioning. Theory of hydrodynamic fluid films for sliding and rolling motion. Hydrodynamic bearings. Hydrostatic bearings. Lubricants.

Jacobson B, Vedmar L: Tribologi. KFS 2007.