CALCULATORS AND MATHCAD FILES DISCUSSED IN
 ADVANCED ENGINEERING DESIGN LIFETIME PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY Chapter 1:   Reliability engineering Chapter 2:   Failure modes of machine elements Chapter 3:   Fatigue failure prediction and prevention Chapter 4:   Rolling contact phenomena Chapter 5:   Friction phenomena in mechanical systems Chapter 6:   Wear mechanisms Chapter 7:   Material selection a systematic approach Chapter 8:   Lubricant selection and lubrication management Chapter 9:   Design of hydrodynamic bearings and sliders Chapter 10:  Performance and selection of sealing systems Chapter 11:  Design of hydrostatic bearings Chapter 12:  Design of aerostatic bearings Chapter 13:  Design of flexure mechanisms Chapter 14:  Bearings in high tech systems The formulae used in the calculators are available in Mathcad files . With these files and the Mathcad program available on CD, the designer may in a user friendly way adapt or extend calculations for specific applications. For a first impression of a Mathcad file click

Chapter 1: Reliability engineering
c1.1 Calculation of probability interval from measured data
c1.2 Estimation of the standard deviation and tolerance interval
c1.3 Probabilistic analysis press-fit connection
c1.4 Probabilistic analysis of failed heavy duty hydraulic cylinders
c1.5 System reliability analysis
c1.6 Realibilty data conversion µ, σ --> R(t)
c1.7 Realibilty data conversion L10 --> R(t)
c1.8 Failure of a waterway lock gate could be prevented by FMEA
c1.9 Train derailment investigated by Root Cause Analysis
p1.1 Chain dimensioning
p1.2 Estimation of service interval
p1.3 Conversion of MTBF to Reliability
p1.4 Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
p1.5 Bearing reliability versus L10 life expectancy
p1.6 Realibilty factors for fatigue failure
p1.7 System reliability
p1.8 Weibull Failure Distribution rolling bearings connected in series
T1.2a Normal percentile calculator t
T1.2b Normal percentile calculator R(t)
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C1.1c Probabilistic analysis bearing-fit
T1.2c Probabilistic distribution
P1.1 Interference fit of a hollow shaft in a bore - probabilistic approach
P1.2 Adhesive slip-fit joint of a shaft in a bore
Chapter 2: Failure modes of machine elements
C2.1 Failure analysis of cam follower mechanisms
C2.2 Failure analysis of rail-wheel contacts
C2.3 Failure modes in roller bearings
C2.4 Failure modes of gears
C2.5 Failure modes of screw joints
Chapter 3: Fatigue failure - prediction and prevention
c3.1 Design considerations of a bicycle crank spider arm
c3.2 Save stress design of a shaft subjected to rotational bending
c3.3 Fatigue life of a shaft subjected to rotational bending
c3.4 Fatigue strength of a shaft subjected to torsion
c3.5 Design of a dynamically loaded bolted joint
c3.6 Design of a reciprocating compressor piston rod connection
c3.7 Fatigue life of a transverse butt weld
p3.1 Fatigue of a bicycle front fork
p3.2 Save stress design of cardan joint spline drive shaft
p3.3 Geometrical stress concentration of a grooved shaft
p3.4 Reliability factor of a multi-notched shaft
p3.5 Save stress design of a drive shaft with transverse hole
p3.6 Fatigue failure probability hydraulic cylinder studs
p3.7 Infinite life design compression spring
p3.8 Fatigue life welded connection in a hydraulic cylinder
Chapter 4: Load rating and rolling contact fatigue
C4.1a Hertzian point contact - contact pressure and dimensions
C4.1b Hertzian point contact - static load rating
C4.2a Hertzian elliptic contact - contact pressure and dimensions
C4.2b Hertzian elliptic contact - static load rating
C4.3a Hertzian line contact - contact pressure and dimensions
C4.3b Hertzian line contact - static load rating
C4.4 Design of spherical thrust bearings (pivot bearings)
C4.5 Analysis of lubrication regimes in deep groove ball bearings.
C4.6 Basic static load rating of a deep groove ball bearing (Hertz)
C4.7 Dynamic load rating of a deep groove ball bearing (fatigue life)
C4.8a Precision ball bearing slide with limited travel
C4.8b Rolling guide with recirculating balls
C4.8 Effect of preload in rolling guided
C4.9a Surface durability of spur gears (ISO 6336)
C4.9b Tooth-root stress of spur gears (ISO 6336)
C4.10 Maximum traction force in traction drive mechanisms
C4.11 Design of traction drive mechanisms - plane wheels
C4.13 Design of traction drive mechanisms - crowned wheels
p4.1 Load carrying capacity of a roller guide
p4.2 High speed hybrid ball bearing
p4.3a Traction drive mechanisms, EHL-line contact.
p4.3b Traction drive mechanisms, EHL-point contact.
p4.4 Surface durability of a gear set
p4.5 Brinell hardness test
e4.1 Contact pressure in metal journal bearings
Chapter 5: Friction phenomena in mechanical systems
C5.1 Calculation of the real contact area between two sliding surfaces
C5.2 Calculation of the real contact area between ball and raceway
C5.3 Calculation of the real contact area between gear teeth
C5.4 Nominal contact temperature pin-on-disc configuration (flat-on-flat).
C5.5 Nominal contact temperature ball-on-disc (point contact).
C5.6 Nominal contact temperature 4-ball configuration.
C5.7 Flash temperature ball-on-disc configuration (point contact).
c5.8 Critical damping for which stick slip vibration may vanish
c5.9a Virtual play in a robot arm
C5.9b Design of a power belt drive.
C5.10 Design of a screw joint (tightening torque to preload a bolt)
C5.11 Design of a screw joint (max. tightening torque to preload a bolt)
C5.10 Design of a screw joint (max. external load)
C5.12 Design of a Power screw actuator (screw efficiency)
c5.13 Screw torsion and stick slip frequency
C5.14 Design of an interference fit (shrink-fit / press-fit / expansion-fit)
C5.16 Cone type shaft hub connection
C5.17 Slide bearing compressive strength and stiffness.
e5.1 Frictional heating of a disk brake
e5.2 Motivation of tire width Formula 1 racing can
e5.3 Acceleration of Formula 1 racing car
e5.4 Self locking of metric thread and nut
e5.6 Jamming of a piston in a cylinder
Chapter 6: Wear mechanisms of machine elements
C6.1 Specific wear rate in a pin-on-disk contact (circular plane surface)
C6.2 Specific wear rate in a ball-on-disk contact (nominal point contact)
C6.3 Specific wear rate in a pin-on-ring contact (nominal line contact)
C6.4 Service life of a plain bearing (non-stationary contact conditions)
C6.5 Service life of a plain bearing (stationary contact conditions)
C6.6 Service life and efficiency of a power screw
Chapter 7: Material selection a systematic approach
C7.1 Selecting the right interference fit of polymer bearings.
C7.2 Polymer selection based on compressive strength
C7.3 Polymer selection based on bearing stiffness
C7.4 Selecting the right bearing clearance of a polymer bearing
C7.5 Selecting the right bushing dimensions of a polymer bearing
C7.6 Limiting Pressure Velocity Value, LPV-value of polymer bearings
C7.6 Selecting the right interference fit of ceramic bearings
C7.7 Material selection plain bearing CD-Rom drive
C7.8 Material selection spherical thrust bearing
Chapter 8: Lubricant selection and lubrication management
C8.1 Running in of concentrated contacts
C8.2a Cylinder viscometer
C8.2b Cone on plate viscometer
C8.3 Fuel economy benefit by changing from SAE-15W40 to SAE-5W30
C8.4 Computation of fuel economy benefit
Chapter 9: Design of hydrodynamic bearings and sliders
C9.1 Design of counter rotating propeller shaft bearings
C9.2 Design of a plane slider bearing (Michell-bearing).
C9.3a Design of hydrodynamically lubricated journal bearings.
C9.3b Design optimization of journal bearings - film thickness.
C9.3c Design optimization of journal bearings - friction
C9.5 Dynamically loaded Michell bearing (impulse method)
P9.1 Ocvirk solution
P9.2 Analysis of lubrication regimes in wire drawing.
P9.3 Analysis of lubrication regimes in sheet-metal-rolling.
Chapter 10: Performance and selection of sealing systems
C10.1 Analysis of mechanical face seal properties
C10.2 Analysis of internal friction in a pneumatic cylinder
C10.3 Design of a dynamic O-ring piston seal assembly
Chapter 11: Design of hydrostatic bearings
C11.1 Design of a hydrostatic thrust bearing with shallow pocket
C11.2 Design of a hydrostatic thrust bearing with tapered pocket
C11.3 Design of a hydrostatic thrust bearing with capillary restrictor
C11.4 Design of a hydrostatic thrust bearing with orifice restrictor
C11.5 Design of a 4-pocket journal bearing with capillary restrictor
C11.6 Design of a 4-pocket journal bearing with orifice restrictor
C11.7 Design of a partially grooved hydrostatic journal bearing
P11.2 Design of a 4-pocket thrust bearing applied in lock gates
Chapter 12: Design of aerostatic bearings
C12.1a Long aerostatic thrust bearings with shallow pocket
C12.1b Circular aerostatic thrust bearings with shallow pocket
C12.2 Aerostatic thrust bearings with partial grooved surface
C12.3 Aerostatic thrust bearings with tapered pocket
C12.4a Circular aerostatic thrust bearings with inherent orifice restrictor
C12.4b Circular aerostatic thrust bearings with simple orifice restrictor
C12.4c Circular aerostatic thrust bearings with circular segmented groove
C12.4d Circular aerostatic thrust bearings with grouped inherent orifices
C12.4e Circular aerostatic collar bearings with inherent orifices
C12.4f Circular vacuum preloaded air bearings with inherent orifices
C12.5a Design of aerostatic thrust bearings with porous restrictor
C12.6 Design of aerostatic journal bearings with partial porous surface
C12.7 Design of aerostatic journal bearings with two porous rings
C12.8 Design of partially grooved aerostatic journal bearings
C12.9 Design of a pneumatic cylinder with aerostatic piston bearing
C12.10 Design of a high performance linear motion axis
T12.1 Gas viscosity versus temperature
Chapter 13: Design of high precision flexure mechanisms
C13.1 Design of leaf spring guides
C13.2 Design of notched hinges, XY parallel mechanism
P13.1 Design of helical springs
P13.1 Design of helical springs
P13.2 Design of helical springs
P13.3 Design of flexure plain bearings
Chapter 14: Bearings in high tech systems
C14.1 Design of a V-pivot jewel bearing system, MEMS device
C14.2a Design of a spiral groove thrust bearing.
C14.2b Design of a spiral groove thrust bearing.
C14.3 Design of a herringbone spiral groove thrust bearing.
C14.4 Design of spiral groove journal bearings.
C14.4 Design of spiral groove journal air bearings.
C14.4 Design of plain radial air bearings.
C14.5 Design of magnetic fluid bearings
C14.6 Design of magnetic bearings
C14.7 Design of foil air bearings
C14.8 Design of hybrid bearings in high speed rotary applications
P14.1 Load capacity of knife edge jewel bearings
P14.2 Load capacity of pivot jewel bearings
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