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Special Tutorial during WOM 2013: Fundamentals of Wear and Wear Testing

Taught by invited experts led by Professor Ian Hutchings, this popular half-day overview will be held on Sunday afternoon before the WOM 2013 conference Portland, Oregon, 14-18 April 2013.

The content is intended to help delegates who are new to the subject, or would like to refresh their background knowledge, and the lecturers aim to cover the general principles of wear and tribological testing. Printed notes will be provided for delegates.

The course outline includes:

  • Fundamentals of sliding wear
  • Fundamentals of wear by hard particles
  • Design and selection of wear tests
  • Lubricated wear testing
  • Diagnostic methods in wear testing
  • Panel discussion on key wear topics

Please register via the normal conference registration website.

Comments from the Tutorial event in 2011 include:

'A good inspiration for young scientists'

'I really enjoyed this - very useful in trying to understand tribology textbooks'

'Covers most of the basic knowledge required to understand presentations later in the week'

'Very good introduction to wear of materials and a good overview'

'I enjoyed the tutorial very much'

Please register via the normal conference registration website.

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