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Tribology is the science and technology of interactive surfaces in relative motion. It incorporates various scientific and technological disciplines such as surface chemistry, fluid mechanics, materials, lubricants, contact mechanics, bearings, and lubrication systems. It is customarily divided into three fields: friction, lubrication, and wear, and most work in tribology covers at least two of these.

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Welcome to the IET's Tribology Network, we bring together engineers working in the field of Tribology wherever in the world you are based, you are welcome to join us!  If you haven't already, please login, join the group and introduce yourself to fellow engineers.

5af926130450193027b4714d991d59b3-huge-krMeet the Tribology Technical Network Executive Team 

We're starting a new feature introducing members of the Tribology TN Executive team to the wider community, meet Kranthi Maniam.


8b652c43f4910ee141a7ad719dea4191-huge-imThere's still time to register for our Webinar - Transformation in Tribology: Sensing Technologies for Real World Tribological Applications 

Come and join us on 1 December 2020 at 11.00hrs for the above webinar.  Tribology, or the study of wear, friction and lubrication is calculated to account for 23% of global energy use.                     
Dr Phil Harper, Founder and CTO of Tribosonics Ltd will outline why sensing technology has the potential to be one of the most powerful tools in significantly reducing this waste.

Don't forget to check out the Technical Communities Webinar Hub to see whats coming up and you can also catch up with previous webinars OnDemand.

e2b46869b01512f79817f7c4d075e564-huge-ioThe Tribology TPN supports the event of the IOP Tribology Group which was formed in 1980 to provide a forum for the discussion of current developments in fundamental aspects of interacting surfaces.  Tribology, which broadly covers the field of friction, wear and lubrication of surfaces in relative motion, is an interdisciplinary subject drawing on knowledge from the fields of physics, chemistry, metallurgy and engineering. The group organises events and awards prizes in its field.  You can find out more information about the group and its events here.



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From December 2020, the IET Tribology Technical Network are starting a new initiative to introduce the members of their Executive team to the wider Tribology community.  We start this month with an introduction to our colleague Kranthi Maniam who has a doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India. read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Tribology Network Dec 1, 2020 9:44 am GMT


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