Course syllabus


MMEF01, 5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2017/18
Decided by: PLED M
Date of Decision: 2017-04-05

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: M3, MD3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


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

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
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.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
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.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Required prior knowledge: FMEA01 Engineering Mechanics - Statics and Particle Dynamics together with FMEA25 Mechanics-Dynamics or FMEA30 Mechanics, and FHL013/FHLF15 Solid Mechanics.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: MME022

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Univ.lektor Lars Vedmar,
Course coordinator: Univ.lektor Anette Andersson,
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