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Learn about anti-friction bearing components, designs and applications. Ideal for all engineering industries.

Humans have been using anti-friction bearings (rolling contact bearings) for thousands of years. But what are anti-friction bearings? Why are there so many different types? And why does every engineer need to know a little bit about them? The answers to all of these questions are in this course!

In this course, you will learn:

  • History of anti-friction bearings.
  • Bearing theory (friction, loads etc.).
  • Bearing functions.
  • Bearing lubrication.
  • Bearing components.
  • Bearing terminology.
  • Ball and roller bearings.
  • Bearing types (thrust, angular, self-aligning etc.).
  • Which bearing is suitable for which application.
  • And a lot more!

The course is designed to take you from zero to hero concerning anti-friction bearing knowledge. Even if you already have some background bearing knowledge, this course will serve as an efficient refresher. 

Hope to see you on the course! 


This is a non-video (NV) course. Please check for the associated video course if you prefer this method of learning.


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    1. Introduction

    2. History

    3. Introduction Quiz

    1. Bearing Functions

    2. Friction

    3. Loads

    4. Guide Parts

    5. Bearing Functions Quiz

    1. Bearing Lubrication

    2. Lubricant Types (mineral oil, synthetic, animal, plant)

    3. Bearing Lubrication Quiz

    1. Components

    2. Components Quiz

    1. Terminology

    2. Alignment

    3. Single and Double Row

    4. Full Complement

    5. Floating Bearings

    6. Terminology Quiz

    1. Anti-Friction Bearing Types

    2. Movement Types

    3. Point and Line Contact

    4. Tapered or Non-Tapered

    5. Shields and Seals

    6. Shields

    7. Seals

    8. Anti-Friction Bearing Types Quiz

About this course

  • €9,99
  • 46 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content