Lubricants and Lubrication (PAP)

Year & Semester

2.Year - summer semester

Course Points


Contact Information

doc. dr. Marko Polajnar

Course Overview


  1. To know and understand the importance of lubrication and lubricants
  2. To know and understand the properties of lubricants and additives, and the interactions between the surface and the lubricant
  3. Understand the environmental and health aspects of lubricants
  4. Be able to measure, analyze and evaluate specific friction conditions in applications


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

[2] T. Mang, W. Dresel, J.Wiley,Lubricants and lubrication. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-Vch, 2007, ISBN: 978-3-527-61033-4.

[3] B. Bhushan, Introduction to Tribology, Wiley, 2nd Edition, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-119-94453-9.