ELMT210L: Mechanical Drive Systems

Credits 4 Lab Hours 4 Class Hours 2
In this course, students will learn the concepts of mechanical power transmission through the many types of mechanical drive systems in modern machinery. Mechanical power system safety is focused on throughout this course. Topics include machine and electric motor mounting, motor shaft and keyway features, measuring speed, torque, power, and efficiency, mechanical shaft bearing, coupling, and alignment, as well as v-belt, chain, spur gear, and multiple shaft drives.