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ME-824 Engine Tribology
Campus SMME
Programs PG
Session Spring Semester 2017
Course Title Engine Tribology
Course Code ME-824
Credit Hours 3-0
Pre-Requisutes None
Course Objectives The objective is to create an awareness of the importance of tribology in design and selection of machine elements.
Detail Content Overview and preliminaries
Course Overview, Surface Topography, Physico-Chemical Aspects of Solid Surfaces, Surface Interactions.
Mechanics of solid contacts
Elastic Contacts, Elastoplastic Contacts, Fracture.
Laws of Friction, Mechanisms of Friction, Friction Space, Stiction, Stick Slip, Surface Temperature.
Adhesive Wear, Delamination Wear, Fretting Wear, Abrasive Wear, Erosive Wear, Corrosive Wear, Mild and Severe Oxidational Wear, Melt Wear, Wear-Mechanism Maps.
Boundary Lubrication, Solid-Film Lubrication, Mixed Lubrication, Hydrodynamic Lubrication, Hydrostatic Lubrication.
Nanoscale tribology
Interatomic Interactions, Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), Challenges of Tribological Testing at Small Scales.
Tribological testing
Common Geometries, Instrumentation and Methods Used for Testing, Influences of Test Parameters.
Engine Component Tribology
Tribological Performance of piston and cylinder assembly, Valves and valves trains and Engine bearings.
Text/Ref Books Engineering Tribology by J.A. Williams, Oxford University Press
Time Schedule Spring Semester 2017
Faculty/Resource Person Dr Riaz A Mufti
PhD (University of leeds) UK
Specialization: Automotive Engineering