Lubrication Degradation Mechanisms

On-Demand Course

This course provides a comprehensive presentation of the 6 methods of lubricant degradation which includes Oxidation, Thermal Degradation, Microdieseling, Electrostatic Spark Discharge, Additive Depletion, and Contamination. Students are introduced to the basics concepts of lubrication, the means by which a lubricant can degrade, and ways in which these can be handled.

Course curriculum

    1. LDM_01

    2. LDM_02

    3. LDM_03

    4. LDM_04

    5. LDM_05

    6. LDM_06

    7. LDM_07

    8. Quiz 1

    1. LDM_08

    2. LDM_09

    3. LDM_10

    4. LDM_11

    5. LDM_12

    6. LDM_13

    7. LDM_14

    8. LDM_15

    9. LDM_16

    10. LDM_17

    11. LDM_18

    12. LDM_19

    13. LDM_20

    14. LDM_21

    15. LDM_22

    16. LDM_23

    17. Quiz 2

    1. LDM_24

    2. LDM_25

    3. LDM_26

    4. LDM_27

    5. LDM_28

    6. LDM_29

    7. LDM_30

    8. Quiz 3

    1. LDM_31

    2. LDM_32

    3. LDM_33

    4. LDM_34

    5. LDM_35

    6. LDM_36

    7. LDM_37

    8. Quiz 4

    9. LDM_38


About this course

  • $150.00
  • 42 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content


Principal Lubrication Engineering Instructor Sanya Mathura

Sanya is the Founder of Strategic Reliability Solutions Ltd based in Trinidad and operates in the capacity of Managing Director and Senior Consultant. She works with global affiliates in the areas of Reliability and Asset Management to bring these speciality niches to her clients. Sanya possesses a strong engineering background with a BSc in Electrical & Computer Engineering and MSc in Engineering Asset Management. After completion of her thesis “An investigation into the root causes of lubricant degradation in critical equipment in an Ammonia complex”, she was made aware of the plight that reliability faces within and outside of the Caribbean. As such, she decided to ensure that every attempt was made to make reliability the backbone upon which the industry operates by forming Strategic Reliability Solutions Ltd. She has recently attained her MLE (Machinery Lubrication Engineer) certification from ICML (International Council of Machinery Lubrication) and is the first in her country to secure this certification albeit the first female as well. Sanya has worked in the lubrication industry for the past several years and has used her engineering background to assist various industries with lubrication related issues both locally in Trinidad and Tobago, regionally and internationally. She has solved lubrication problems and provided training in the Automotive, Industrial, Marine, Construction and Transportation sectors.