Characterisation 1. The surface: its measurement and standardisation; 2. Numerical parameters for characterisation of topography; 3. Development of feature extraction for surface texture; 4. Advanced Gaussian filters; 5. Multi scalar filtration methodologies
Instrumentation 6. Methods for calibaration of 3D surface metrology instruments; 7. Calibration of atomic force microscopes
Case studies 8. A comparison of 2D roughness parameters with 3D roughness parameters; 9. Applications of the numerical parameters and filtration; 10. Functionality and characterisation of textured sheet steel products; 11. Characterisation of automotive engine bore performance; 12. Expert systems for hosting surface data; 13. Future developments in surface metrology.