Engineering Tribology (AMME5310)

UNIT OF STUDY

The aim is to teach students in the undergraduate and postgraduate levels basic concepts about friction, lubrication and wear applicable to design and operation of mechanical systems used in engineering, industrial, and modern applications. Examples of these systems are lubrication of internal combustion engines, gearboxes, artificial hip/knee joints, and micro/nano electromechanical systems.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

Lecture 2 hrs/week; Laboratory 3 hrs; Tutorial 3 hrs/week; Seminar 3 hrs/week.

Assessment

Through semester assessment (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(AMME2302 OR AMME9302) AND (AMME2301 OR AMME9301) AND (MECH3261 OR MECH9261)

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.