1.2 Course Overview

For each of the following sections, there will be a main topic supported by readings, videos, and case studies to learn everything there is to know! Check out what to expect below:

Section 1.0 — Introduction to the Course

  • Course Overview

Section 2.0 Chain Drives

  • Chain Selection and Installation
  • Power Train Formulas and Shaft Speed
  • Chain Length
  • Chain Speed
  • Preventive Maintenance Procedures

Section 3.0 — Hydraulics

  • Hydraulic Knowledge
  • Hydraulic Troubleshooter
  • Best Hydraulic Repair Practices
  • Root Cause Failure Analysis
  • Preventive Maintenance Procedures
  • Measuring Success
  • Recommended Maintenance Modifications

Section 4.0 — Bearings

  • Types of Movements
  • Commonly Used Bearing Types
  • Bearing Materials
  • Lubrication

Section 5.0 — Bearings Continued

  • Installation and General Handling Precautions
  • Bearing Failures, Deficiencies, and Their Causes

Section 6.0 — Compressors

  • Compressor Performance
  • Centrifugal
  • Positive Displacement
  • Troubleshooting

Section 7.0 — Gears and Gearboxes

  • Spur Gears
  • Pitch Diameter and Center Distance
  • Circular Pitch
  • Diametrical Pitch and Measurement
  • Pitch Calculations
  • Tooth Proportions
  • Backlash
  • Other Gear Types
  • Troubleshooting

Section 8.0 — Electric Motors

  • Electric Motor Parameters
  • Electric Motor Analysis

Section 9.0 — Conclusion and Additional Resources 

  • Course Completion
  • Resources to Continue Learning