ME 6242: Mechanics of Contact
Offered Every Fall
|Prerequisites:||ME 6201, Principles of Continuum Mechanics|
|Catalog Description:||Mechanics of surface contact, with emphasis on tribological interactions as in rolling element bearings, slider bearings, mechanical seals, and materials processing.|
|Textbooks:||K. L. Johnson, Contact Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, 1987.
I. M. Hutchings, Tribology: Friction and Wear of Engineering Materials, 1st Edition, CRC Press, 1994.
|Instructors:||Jeffrey Streator, David McDowell, Richard Neu|
|References:||S. P. Timoshenko and J. N. Goodier, Theory of Elasticity, 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill.
R. Bayer, Mechanical Wear Prediction and Prevention, Marcel Dekker.
E. Rabinowicz, Friction and Wear of Materials, 2nd edition, J. Wiley, Inc.
|Goals:||The course seeks to introduce students to the mechanics of surface contact, with emphasis on tribological interactions, such as those present in rolling element bearings, dry and boundary-lubricated slider bearings, mechanical seals, and materials processing.|
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