#### Lesson 1 - Fundamentals of Mechanics

Introduce the basic physics of energy, work, and power in relation to mechanics. It also discusses simple machines and their application.

Learning Objectives:
After this course, the learner will be able to:

• Define four basic mechanical terms.
• Describe the law of inertia.
• Identify simple machines and their application to mechanical devices.
• Calculate speed.

#### Lesson 2 - Mechanical Actuators

Describes the types of linear actuators, their function, and their application. It also discusses the formulas for calculating load and torque in relation to linear actuators.

Learning Objectives:
After this course, the learner will be able to:

• Define mechanical linear actuator.
• List and describe five types of mechanical linear actuators.
• Explain the advantages and disadvantages of ball screws.
• Calculate torque and load.

#### Lesson 3 - Mechanical Clutches

Describes the types of mechanical clutches, principles of operation, and applications.

Learning Objectives:
After this course, the learner will be able to:

• Define the purpose of a mechanical clutch.
• List and describe five types of mechanical clutches.
• Identify mechanical clutch applications.

#### Lesson 4 - Mechanical Brakes

Explores the types of mechanical brakes, their operation, and application.

Learning Objectives:
After this course, the learner will be able to:

• Define the purpose of a mechanical brake.
• List and describe four types of mechanical brakes.
• Identify mechanical brake applications.
• Calculate resistance torque.

#### Lesson 5 - Bearings

Discusses the various types of anti-friction bearings. Goes on to explain bearing terminology and application.

Learning Objectives:
After this course, the learner will be able to:

• List the three categories of bearings.
• Explain how radial and thrust loads act when applied to bearings.
• Describe six types of anti-friction bearings.
• Define seven terms relevant to bearings.
• Identify bearing applications.

#### Lesson 6 - Gears

Explains gear terminology, the various types of gears, and the application of gearbox drives.

Learning Objectives:
After this course, the learner will be able to:

• Define 13 terms relevant to gears.
• List and describe five types of gears.
• Identify gearbox drive applications.
• Calculate gearbox ratio.

#### Lesson 7 - Belt and Chain Drives

Introduces the various types of belt and chain drives. The course further explains terminology and applications for belt and chain drives.

Learning Objectives:
After this course, the learner will be able to:

• List and describe two types of belt drives.
• Define eight basic belt drive terms.
• Calculate horsepower transmitted by a V-belt.
• List the three basic types of chain drives.

#### Lesson 8 - Mechanical Couplings

Explores the different types of mechanical couplings, their principles of operation, and applications.

Learning Objectives:
After this course, the learner will be able to:

• Define the purpose of a mechanical coupling.
• List and describe ten types of mechanical couplings.
• Identify coupling applications.