307.088 Tribology for mechanical engineers
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

Knowledge about design and characteristics of journal bearings and antifriction bearings. Lubrication, lubricants, failures in bearings and gears.

Subject of course

I. Basics of rriction, wear and lubrication
II: Theory of hydrodynamics and elastohydrodynamics
III. Lubricants
IV. Applied tribology
V. Damages of tibological systems and influecing them with lubricants

Additional information

The lecture is held on block at the following dates.


  • Bartz, Wilfried


Examination modalities

written test.

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 434 Materials Sciences Not specified
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Elective
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Elective
ALG for all Students Elective


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Previous knowledge

basics of machine design and chemistry