Tutorial Session

Tutorial Session: Fundamentals of Wear and Wear Testing

Date: 16 April 2023

The aim of the tutorial is to teach about the fundamentals of wear as encountered in industrial applications, and to show best practice in wear testing to produce materials data which is representative and relevant to real world materials performance.

13:15 Introduction

13:25 Design and selection of wear tests – Peter Blau, WoM Historian, Blau Tribology Consulting, USA 

14:05 Fundamentals of sliding wear – Philip Shipway – Please note this is a pre-recorded presentation

14:45 Fundamentals of wear by hard particles – Mark Gee, National Physical Lab (NPL), UK

15:25 Refreshment break (coffee)

15:40 Lubricated wear testing – George Plint

16:20 Tribocorrosion – Anna Igual, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland 
and Stephano Mischler, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

17:00 Panel discussion

17:30  End of Tutorial