Industrial Tribology

Course Name: 

ME424 INDUSTRIAL TRIBOLOGY

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mechanical)

Semester: 

Eighth

Category: 

Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Introduction to the concept of tribo design, Basic principles of tribology, elements of contact mechanics, Friction, Lubrication and Wear in kinematics pairs, Tribological properties of solid materials, Fluid lubricated Thrust and Journal bearings, Lubrication of lightly loaded contacts, lubricating systems, Bearing selection, Tribology in metal working processes, Steel, Mining, paper and pulp, Glass fiber industries, Transportation sector.

References: 

T.A. Stolarski, Tribology in Machine Design, Industrial Press Inc. New York, 1990. R.D. Arnell. P.B. Davies, J. Halling and T.L. Whomes, Tribology - Principles and Design applications, Springer- Verlag, New York, 1991.

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

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Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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