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.
Further unit of study information
Lecture 2 hrs/week; Laboratory 3 hrs; Tutorial 3 hrs/week; Seminar 3 hrs/week.
Through semester assessment (100%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
Assumed knowledge: (AMME2302 OR AMME5302) AND (AMME2301 OR AMME5301) AND (MECH3261 OR MECH5261).
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.