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The IET’s Tribology Network provides opportunities for Tribology Professionals to keep up to date with latest developments and insights in the world of tribology as well as connecting with other professionals.  This community focuses on the implementation of Tribology methodologies into the industrial application as well as raising the profile of the benefits of doing so.   read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Tribology Network May 13, 2019 10:31 am BST
Bjoern Kunzelmann - day 1 poster winner
(FLW) as an acronym is easy to remember, which certainly helped me when I first started looking after the IET’s Tribology Network last year and was getting to grips with what the subject encompassed.   A year has passed and I’ve come to appreciate that there is so much more to Tribology and how it has many applications across a wide range of sectors.   read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Tribology Network Apr 5, 2019 5:22 pm BST
I’m looking forward to our New Challenges in Tribology Conference coming up on 27-28 March 2019 in Birmingham.  We’ve a great programme of speakers over the two days and have just finished finalising our programme.   You can see further details here and how to register if you’ve not yet secured your place. read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Tribology Network Mar 12, 2019 4:28 pm GMT
Well in this case it’s a genuine offer.   read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Tribology Network Feb 19, 2019 4:22 pm GMT
Challenges in Tribology
Time for another speaker highlight! The IET Tribology Network have confirmed the first speaker for Thursday 16th March 2017 on 'Transport Challenges' We are delighted to welcome back: Professor Robert JK Wood FREng,  Associate Dean of Research, Director of the UK National Centre for Advanced Tribology at Southampton (nCATS). About Robert: ... read more...
Posted by Sophie Smith on IET Tribology Network Nov 3, 2016 10:57 am GMT
Challenges in Tribology
The second confirmed speaker for the two day event Challenges in Tribology , produced by the IET Tribology Network has been announced! Doctor Henry Begg , Senior Project Leader, Surface Engineering at TWI Ltd. Henry will be speaking as part of the second day of the event 'Materials and Coatings for extreme environments' on the 17 March 2017. About ... read more...
Posted by Sophie Smith on IET Tribology Network Sep 15, 2016 9:20 am BST
Challenges in Tribology
Earlier this year, the IET Tribology Network held their flagship event ‘New challenges in Tribology’ on the 05 April 2016 at IET Birmingham: Austin Court. Following the success of the event, the IET Tribology Network have decided to run the event again as a two day event ‘ Challenges in Tribology ’ on the 16 and 17 March 2017 at IET Birmingham: Austin Court ... read more...
Posted by Sophie Smith on IET Tribology Network Sep 14, 2016 3:38 pm BST
The IET Tribology Network committee met on Tuesday 15th March in the IET headquarters at Savoy Place, London. It was our first meeting at this venue for a few years due to the refurbishment project. We took the chance to work off the generous lunch with a tour of the building kindly led by our Community Manager, Rob Allen. The consensus was clear: we were all ... read more...
Posted by Geoffrey Kermode on IET Tribology Network Mar 16, 2016 8:50 pm GMT
I was honoured recently to represent the IET Tribology Network at the reception hosted by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace in recognition of the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of the Jost Report : the event that publicly launched the new discipline of Tribology on 9th March 1966.   The reception followed on from the technical ... read more...
Posted by Geoffrey Kermode on IET Tribology Network Mar 16, 2016 2:26 pm GMT
Bringing Tribology to life The science and engineering of friction, wear and lubrication – collectively known as Tribology – is fundamental to energy production, manufacturing, transport, healthcare and many other industries.   Tribology can be applied wherever there are mechanical interfaces in relative motion and there is a desire to improve ... read more...
Posted by Sophie Smith on IET Tribology Network Nov 10, 2015 9:26 am GMT

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