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Cambridge Tribology Course - Friction, wear and lubrication

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  • UserCourse directors - Professor Ian Hutchings and Professor John Williams World_link
  • ClockMonday 15 September 2014, 09:00-17:00
  • HouseMoller Centre, Cambridge.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Jo Griffiths.

The course consists of an intensive three-day programme delivered by leading experts. It offers an excellent opportunity to gain an overview of the field of tribology. Lectures, combined with informal discussion periods and a workshop session, will cover the key elements of the subject and will be complemented by case studies drawn from current industrial practice.

  • Surface topography and contact mechanics
  • Hydrodynamic, elasto-hydrodynamic and boundary lubrication
  • Rheology and lubricant chemistry
  • Wear and friction of metals, ceramics and polymers
  • Surface engineering
  • Test methods in tribology
  • Industrial Case studies
Who should attend?
  • Scientists and engineers who need an appreciation of the technical basis of the subject
  • Design and research engineers who have recently moved into the field and wish to improve their background knowledge and understanding

This talk is part of the IfM Seminars series.

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