Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. MMEF01 overlaps following cours/es: MME022. Compulsory for: M3, MD3. Course coordinator: University lecturer Lars Vedmar,, Machine Elements. Recommended prerequisits: FME052 Mechanics or FMEA01 Engineering Mechanics - Statics and Particle Dynamics together with FMEA25 Mechanics-Dynamics, 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 demand 40, 60, and 80% correctness respectively in the examination. Home page:

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.

Vedmar L, Jacobson B : Tribologi. KFS 2010.