Machine and Surface Damages (PAP)

Year & Semester

3.Year - winter semester

Course Points


Contact Information

prof. dr. Mitjan Kalin

Course Overview


  1. To get to know various machine and surface damages.
  2. To get to know  ways and possibilities of surface evaluation.
  3. To understand and know how to analyse, causes and mechanisms of damage.
  4. To get to know different methods to reduce damage to machines and surfaces.

The course will start in 2023 according to the new study programme.


[1] Gwidon W. Stachowiak, Andrew W. Batchelor, Engineering tribology, Elsevier, 4th edition, 2014, ISBN 978-0-12-397047-3.

[2] F. W. Bach, A. Laarmann, T. Wenz: Modern Surface Technology, Wiley-vch, 2006, ISBN 978-3527315321

[3] K. N. Strafford, P.K. Datta, J.S. Gray: Surface engineering practice, Ellis Horwood, 1990

[4] T.A. Stolarski: Tribology in Machine Design, Butterworth Heinemann, 1990