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DPE04M5-SP Fundamental Components Involved in Machinery

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Machine components are basic mechanical parts used as the building block for machines. Bearings play a momentous role in the incipient Industrial Revolution. The most common bearing is the plain bearing, which uses surfaces in rubbing contact. Bearings, in general, vary greatly in the size. They have different operating speeds. They require a periodic maintenance and cleaning in order to prevent premature failure. 
Gear drives are more practical and widely used in mechanical transmission. They are mainly used to reduce angular velocities.  Chain drives are used to carry heavy loads and provide high transmission efficiency. Clutches are mainly used in places where power or motion has to be controlled. 
After completion of this course, students will know about some of the basic components involved in machines, their types, advantages and their uses. 
This course provides a detailed note on the components like the bearing, gear drives, chain drives, belt drives, clutches, brakes, and filters. 

 

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THIS COURSE

  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Electrical engineers
  • Process Engineering
  • Production Managers
  • Maintenance Engineers and Supervisors
  • Instrumentation and Process Control Technicians

 

COURSE OUTLINE

BEARINGS I

  • Bearings
  • Plain or sliding contact bearings 
  • Copper alloys
  • Questions

 

BEARINGS II

  • Rolling contact or anti-friction bearings
  • Advantages of rolling element bearings 
  • Roller bearings 
  • Tapered roller bearings
  • Spherical roller thrust bearing
  • Bearing selection considerations
  • Bearing loads
  • Installation consideration 
  • Bearing lubrication 

 

GEAR DRIVES

  • Gear drives
  • Gear boxes 
  • Quiz 

 

BALANCING 

  • Balancing 
  • Balancing standards
  • Quiz

 

ALIGNMENT 

  • Alignment 
  • Identifying misalignment 
  • Alignment tolerances

 

BELT DRIVES I

  • Belt drives 
  • Belt types
  • Quiz

 

BELT DRIVES II

  • Belt drives
  • V-belt drives
  • Flat belt drives 
  • Stepped pulleys
  • Quiz 

 

CHAIN DRIVES

  • Chain drives 
  • Quiz and examples

 

COUPLINGS 

  • Topics under review
  • Couplings 
  • Quiz 

 

CLUTCHES 

  • Clutches 
  • Quiz & examples 

 

BRAKES

  • Brakes 
  • Quiz 

 

PARTICULATE SOLIDS 

  • Storage of solids 
  • Open storage pile 
  • Vibratory hoppers
  • Elevating hoppers  
  • Feeders 
  • Volumetric & gravimetric feeders 
  • Crushers & mills 
  • Rollers 
  • Cutting machines 
  • Quiz 

 

MIXERS AND CLASSIFIERS

  • Mixers 
  • Kneaders 
  • Screw mixers 
  • Planetary mixers
  • Mechanical separation 
  • Air classifiers 
  • Water, rake and drag classifiers 
  • Electrostatic separators 
  • Density separators 
  • Trammel 
  • Power compacting equipment 
  • Quiz 

 

FILTERS

  • Liquid-solid filtration 
  • Sedimentation 
  • Gravity filtration 
  • Thickeners 
  • Vacuum filters 
  • Pressure filters 
  • Candle filters 
  • Cryogenic grinding 
  • Tips 


 

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Unlimited Access for 2 Years: US$ 229

Instructor

Tom Neillings

Dip EE, Dip Bus Mngmt

Tom started his career as an engine fitter in the RAF. After leaving the RAF Tom worked in oil and gas North Sea projects. During this period he gained valuable experience and knowledge of diesel power generating systems operating in harsh environments. Tom continued his career in South Africa with a short period in Saudi Arabia.

Tom's down-to-earth and practical, yet entertaining approach to the subject of diesel generators makes him a sought after speaker and instructor in this area. His enthusiastic approach to training coupled with his helpful nature is guaranteed to maximise the learning outcome for his delegates.

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