Lubrication and Pressure Media

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Lubricants are an important interdisciplinary design element. The manifold process and machine requirements of modern lubricants require special skills in the field of mechanical engineering and chemistry.



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All necessary documents will be made available to the students during the lecture.


Target Audience

The lecture is adressed at students in master of chemistry and mechanical engineering.

Language of the lecture: German



Dr. Lutz Lindemann, Member of the Executive Board (CTO) of Fuchs Petrolub SE highlights the most important groups of lubricants and presents their chemical and technical features in his lecture. Highlight of the course will be a two-day excursion to the company Fuchs Petrolub SE in Mannheim.


  • Tribology and rheology
  • Base oils, synthetic base oils and additives
  • Engine oils
  • Gear oils
  • Hydraulic fluids
  • Metal forming fluids
  • Greases
  • ...


For better planning of the event and especially the excursion, registration for the event via RWTHonline is required.

The registration for the exam is done by the students themselves via the course in RWTH Online. If registration is not possible or a late registration is required, please contact the supervisor.



  • Lectures: 07.05., 21.05. und 11.06.2021 (9 to 12 o'clock)
  • Online-Excursion: 25.06.2021
  • Oral examination: 16.07.2021

The Instructor

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Dr. rer. nat. Lutz Lindemann

Member of the Executive Board (CTO) of Fuchs Petrolub SE