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: Assist.Prof.Dr GKHAN OSMAN ZGEN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5690307
The course set above should be completed before taking ME308 MACHINE ELEMENTS II .

Course Content

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