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Course MV-MEGT-86213-K-7

Tribology in Mechanical Engineering II (2V, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 V Lecture 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h
(2V) 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [MV-MEGT] Machine Elements, Gears, and Transmissions
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • Surface modification (structuring, coating)
  • Experimental tribology (measuring methods, test rigs)
  • Machine elements as tribological systems (plain bearings, roller bearings, gears, radial shaft seal, timing chain drive)
  • Space tribology

Competencies / intended learning achievements

The students are able to
  • plan tribological investigations
  • understand tribological processes in machine elements
  • correctly design machine elements from a tribological point of view
  • carry out damage assessment
  • select measures to reduce friction


  • Czichos; Habig: Tribologie-Handbuch, 4-te Auflage, 2015, Springer-Verlag
  • Stachowiak; Batchelor: Engineering Tribology, 4th Edition, 2013, Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Jünemann; Laible; Laukotka; Michaelis; Weber: Tribometrie, 1997, Expert-Verlag
  • Stachowiak; Batchelor; Stachowiak: Experimental Methods in Tribology, 2004, Elsevier

Requirements for attendance (informal)

Basic knowledge from the first 4 semesters of the Bachelor's programme

Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MV-MEGT-86213-K-7]

Module Name Context
[MV-MEGT-M144-M-7] Tribology in Mechanical Engineering II P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP