LIVONIA, MI - Michigan Metrology, Livonia, MI, is offering a two-day course, “Surface Finish/Friction/Wear Short Course,” April 24-25, 2013, in Livonia, MI. The course will present the basics and intricacies of surface texture analysis, providing an opportunity to learn valuable techniques from Donald Cohen, Ph.D.

The short course will help participants understand how surface texture relates to function. Topics include: the importance of surface texture, instruments for measuring texture, filtering surface texture measurements, surface texture parameters, wear, friction, sealing, surface energy, data analysis and specifying surface texture.

The cost for the course is $850 and includes breakfast and lunch on both days. All course materials are supplied to participants in hard copy as well as electronic versions. For additional information, visit