340-0319/02 – Tribology and Tribotechnics (TT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Production Machines and DesignCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Ladislav Hrabec, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Ladislav Hrabec, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2012/2013Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BLA32 Ing. Jan Blata, Ph.D.
HEL40 doc. Ing. František Helebrant, CSc.
HRA05 Ing. Ladislav Hrabec, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 12+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The goal is to introduce students to the problems of tribology and tribodiagnostics, make acquaintance with basic concepts, types of lubricants, their basic properties and methods of testing.

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


Subject belongs to group of basic departmental subjects and closely concurs especially to study of part of machines and mechanisms. Students acquire the basic knowledge and attainments of the subject from point of view scientific profile of graduate.

Compulsory literature:

STACHOWIAK, G. W. Engineering tribology [online]. Fourth edition. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, [2014], ©2014 [cit. 2018-02-13]. ISBN 978-0-12-397776-2. Dostupné z: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/natl/Doc?id=10764908.

Recommended literature:

BHUSHAN, B. Introduction to tribology [online]. 2nd ed. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2013. Tribology series; Mar. 2013 [cit. 2018-02-13]. Dostupné z: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/natl/Doc?id=10657826.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

The semestral project and control tasks


Další požadavky na studenta

The semestral project and control tasks


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures 1 Introduction - classification system maintenance, history, definitions and concepts, economic importance. 2 General theory of tribology - Tribological system and processes. 3 Friction - classification, Stribeckova curve, friction conditions, the theory of friction. 4 Friction - sliding friction and rolling friction. 5 Wear - mechanisms and types's wear. 6 Lubricants - classification and properties of environmentally degradable lubricants, additives to lubricants. 7 Tribometrie. 8 Lubrication Systems and Equipment. 9 Tribotechnical interpretation - screw, spring, shaft. 10 Tribotechnical interpretation - plain and rolling bearings, seals. 11 Tribotechnical interpretation - gearing. 12 Tribotechnical interpretation - chains, steel cables, brakes, clutch. 13 Tribotechnical interpretation - mining and mineral processing. 14 Tribotechnical interpretation - transport (rail, auto, band) Practice and seminars 1 projection of educational films. 2 Calculation of rolling and sliding bearings. 3 Semester work - the solution of deleting a particular machine node. 4 Proposal for deleting the selected gear. 5 Proposal for deleting the selected node design No. 1 6 Proposal for deleting the selected node design No. 2 7 Draft deleting the selected node design No. 3 8 Seminar + test of knowledge. 9 Proposal for a centralized lubrication system. 10 The study of technical documents lubricating systems and equipment. 11 Software products to address the issue. 12 Integration and Tribology tribotechniky to system maintenance. 13 semester defense work through lectures. 14 Awarding of credits.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2010/2011 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30  15
        Examination Examination 70  21
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (B2341) Engineering (2301R023) Technical Diagnostics, Service and Management P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B2341) Engineering (2301R023) Technical Diagnostics, Service and Management K Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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