OMA 101, Course Content
DAY ONE 8:30 - 4:30
1. INTRODUCTION History of Lubricants & Tribology
2. LUBRICANTS Refining
Seven Functions of Lubricants
Oil Properties
Oil Additives
Oil Classification
Synthetic Fluids
Types and Properties
Applications
Compatibility
Greases
Types & Structure
Compatibility
3. LUBRICATION Friction & Tribology
Principles of Lubrication
Friction Types
Coeffecient of Friction
Wear Regimes
Film Thickness and Additives
Loss of Usefulness
Solid Contamination
Liquid Contamination
Cleanliness & Lube Life
Failure Cycle
4. OIL MAINTENANCE Controlling Contamination
Upon Receipt From Supplier
Handling
Storage
Filtration
Oil recycling, disposal and safety
Oil Monitoring
Targeting Cleanliness
DAY TWO 8:30 - 4:30
5. SAMPLING Accessories
Methods & Concepts
By Application
Cleanliness
Visual Observation: Component
Post-sampling
Visual Observation: Oil Sample
Identification
Expedition
Intervals
6. OIL ANALYSIS Physical/Chemical Properties
Viscosity
Acid Number (AN) / Base Number (BN)
Water
Glycol
Fuel
Infrared Spectrometry
Fuel Soot
Oxidation
Additive Depletion
Current Developments
Wear/Contaminant Particles
Metals Spectroscopy
Particle Count
Filter Patch
Ferrography/Ferrous Debris
7. INTERPRETATION - I General Considerations and Fundamentals
Contamination Types Present
Degradation Mechanisms
By Application
By Component Type
Tests Selection
By Application
By Component Type
Interpretation Basics
Reading a Report
Understanding the Data
Reconciling Lab Comments
INTERACTIVE REVIEW Session Conclusion