Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5690308
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. METN AKKK
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5690307
The course set above should be completed before taking ME308 MACHINE ELEMENTS II.

Course Content

Friction, wear and lubrication; systems of lubrication. Design of sliding bearings; journal and thrust bearings. Antifriction bearings; types, selection criteria and calculation procedure. Power transmission; prime mover characteristics and types. Design of gear drives; spur gears, helical gears, bevel gears, worm gears. Design of couplings, clutches and brakes. Design of belt drives; flat belts, V-belts. Design of chain drives and rope drives.