Understanding friction, lubrication and wear
2017 courses are as follows:
Course Objectives: The course is designed to transfer a thorough understanding of tribology from a lubrication engineering perspective. Some twenty topics take participants through from basic chemistry and the theory of rubbing contact and friction in all industrial applications, to the application of management principles, safety and the environment in tribology.
Who Should Attend? The course is aimed at maintenance personnel but will be of benefit to anyone concerned with the operation, maintenance, condition monitoring or management of industrial plant, machinery, transport and other lubricant related disciplines. Marketing personnel can gain valuable knowledge from the course.
Delegates are advised that they should understand what viscosity is, and should have at least twelve months experience in the lubricant and maintenance professions, with a minimum knowledge at trade test level.
Delegates are invited to bring their case studies, their problems and their questions to the course for discussion.
Course Content: Lubrication Terminology, Production of Lubricant Base Fluids, Basics of Lubrication, Properties of Oil, Additives, Greases, Lubrication Devices, Synthetic Lubricants, Fuels, Internal Combustion Engine Lubrication, Auto Drive Line Lubricants, Plain Bearings, Rolling Bearings, Gears & Gear Oils, Hydraulic Oils, Compressor Oils, Transformer Oils, Cutting Oils, Filtration, Condition Assessment & Failures, Used Oil Analysis, Lubrication Surveys, Storage and Handling of Lubricants.
An examination will complete the course, with a certificate for successful candidates.
16-20 October 2017, Johannesburg (Fully Booked)
19-23 February 2018, Johannesburg
member R 9 633-00
non member R 11 058
student R 2 964
Please complete attached registration form and submit
22-23 November 2017
Exam R 6 156.00
Exam re-write R 3 078.00
Study course R 5 244.00
STLE Basic Handbook of Lubrication 3rd ed R 3 021.00
AIST Lubrication Engineers Manual 4th ed R 3 990.00
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Understanding lubrication, friction and wear
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