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    Purdue University
   
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University Catalog

AAE 55900 - The Mechanics Of Friction And Wear


Credit Hours: 3.00. Introduction to tribology. Review of elasticity and Hertzian contact. Analytical and numerical methods for non-Hertzian contact, including frictional and elastic-plastic contact. Surface roughness. Friction laws and frictional heating. Wear models and wear testing. Lubrication. Typically offered Spring.