Tutorial Session: Fundamentals of Wear and Wear Testing

Date: 26 March 2017

The tutorial session, which is held on the afternoon before the conference, has the aim of providing a fundamental overview of wear and wear testing. It is designed to provide a refresher course for those with some experience of tribology, and also covers the basics for those new to the field.

13:30 Introduction – Mark Gee
13:45 Fundamentals of sliding wear – Philip Shipway
14:30 Fundamentals of wear by hard particles – Mark Gee
15:15 Refreshment break (coffee)
15:30 Design and selection of wear tests – Peter Blau
16:15 Lubricated wear testing – George Plint
17:00 Panel discussion
17:30 End of Tutorial

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