Tribology Group

The Group 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. Because it is a multidisciplinary subject, the Group maintains close contacts with other professional bodies to ensure as wide a coverage as possible of the tribological field, whilst emphasising the fundamental physics of the processes involved.

The Group organizes three or four meetings in each year covering a variety of topics.


The current issue of the Tribology Group newsletter


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