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Module MV-MEGT-M144-M-7

Tribology in Mechanical Engineering II (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-MEGT-M144-M-7 Tribology in Mechanical Engineering II 3.0 CP (90 h)


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-MEGT] Machine Elements, Gears, and Transmissions
Reference course of study [MV-88.B78-SG] M.Sc. Production Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2V MV-MEGT-86213-K-7
Tribology in Mechanical Engineering II
P 28 h 62 h - - PL1 3.0 SuSe
  • About [MV-MEGT-86213-K-7]: Title: "Tribology in Mechanical Engineering II"; Presence-Time: 28 h; Self-Study: 62 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: oral examination (30 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 10144 ("Tribology in Mechanical Engineering II")

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • 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 Module / Module Number [MV-MEGT-M144-M-7]

Module-Pool Name
[MV-ALL-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule allgemein