1- Interfacial flow and thin film lubrication
Physics of lubrication and interfacial rheology in confined contacts, especially when the roughness has the same order of magnitude as the lubricant film thickness.
Keywords: Lubricants/surface interaction, Rheology of lubricants, Liquid Lubricants, Ionic Liquids, Boundary lubrication, EHL, Molecular lubrication, Nanolubricants,…
Chair: Jianbin LUO, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Co-chair: Juliette CAYER-BARRIOZ, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
Co-organizers: Martin HARTL, Maria Rosa ESPINOSA, Noël BRUNETIERE
2- Wear of materials
Fundamental processes involved in wear damage, material removal, and wear mechanisms.
Keywords: Wear fundamentals, Friction and wear under vibratory conditions including fretting, Role of third bodies in wear, Wear reduction technologies
Chair: Martin DIENWIEBEL, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Co-chair: Marie-Christine BAIETTO, INSA Lyon, France
Co-organizers: Koshi ADACHI, Nuria ESPALLARGAS, Sylvie DESCARTES
3- Fundamentals of friction
Understanding of friction mechanisms at the molecular scale but also at asperity scales and beyond.
Keywords: Friction fundamentals, Multi-asperity contact interfaces, Tribophysics, Molecular origins of friction, Superlubricity, Solid lubrication by 2D materials, Friction dynamics and instabilities
Chair: Roland BENNEWITZ, Leibniz-Institut für Neue Materialien GmbH, Saarbrücken, Germany
Co-chair: Fabrice DASSENOY, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
Co-organizers: Mark ROBBINS, Michael URBAKH, Julien SCHEIBERT
4- Contact mechanics
Modelling and experimental approaches to analyse contact mechanics of both smooth and rough surfaces, as well as surface layers and thin films.
Keywords: Adhesion, Rough contacts, Thin layers mechanics, Contact mechanics modelling, Mechanical properties of surfaces,…
Chair: Martin H. MÜSER, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany
Co-chair: Daniel NÉLIAS, INSA Lyon, France
Co-organizers: Lars PASTEWKA, Lucia NICOLA, Antoine CHATEAUMINOIS
5- Tribo-induced surface chemical and mechanical transformations
Description and analysis of surface transformations due to friction and their consequences on the behaviour of tribological contacts.
Keywords: Tribochemistry, micro-structure modifications, Lubricant additives Surface Modification, Tribo-corrosion, Third body, Tribo-Materials,…
Chair: Kenichi HIRATSUKA, Chiba Institute of Technology, Chiba, Japan
Co-chair: Maria-Isabel DE BARROS, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
Co-organizers: Tobin FILLETER, Ardian MORINA, Cécile LANGLADE
6- Multiscale approaches for multiphysics modelling and in situ experiments in tribology
Recent development in multiphysics modelling of sliding contacts and in situ tribological experiments, that contribute to the understanding of multiscale effects on the tribological behaviour of interfaces.
Keywords: Numerical methods, Molecular dynamics, Quantum chemistry, Discrete/continuous approaches, New trends in modelling, Condition Monitoring & Data Analysis, Measurement and Instruments, Surface and interface probes, Interface properties/tribological properties,…
Chair: Robert W. CARPICK, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Co-chair: Nicolas FILLOT, INSA Lyon, France
Co-organizers: Maria Clelia RIGHI, Astrid DE WIJN, David BURRIS
7- Surface engineering in tribology
Physical, chemical, and mechanical functionalization of tribological surfaces, control of surface roughness and their possible effects on tribological properties of contacts.
Keywords: Coating, Surface texturing, Heat Treatment, Surface elaboration methods, Surface topography, Surface functionalization, Solid lubricants, Surface imaging,…
Chair: Shinya SASAKI, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Co-chair: Christophe DONNET, Université J Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France
Co-organizers: Mohamed EL MANSORI, Juan Carlos SANCHEZ-LOPEZ, Pawel PODSIADLO
8- Biotribology, biomimetics
Tribological behaviour involving biological surfaces, interfaces, or biomaterials including bio-inspired interfaces to control tribological properties.
Keywords: Artificial Joints, Organs, Tissues, Tooth, Skin, Bio Surface and Contact lenses, Biomaterials, Tactile perception…
Chair: Markus A. WIMMER, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA
Co-chair: Francesco MASSI, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
Co-organizers: Suzanne GIASSON, Mark RUTLAND, Hassan ZAHOUANI
9- Tribology in manufacturing processes and industrial systems
Specific tribological phenomena occurring in systems in which the operating conditions are severe, in terms of pressure, velocity or temperature or close to the in use working conditions.
Keywords: Machining , Metal Forming and Advanced Processing, Micro and Nano Fabrication, CMP and Surface Processing, Additive manufacturing, Bearings, seals, Automotive Tribology, Space and Aerospace, Railway, Tribology of Machine Elements, grease lubrication
Chair: Rob DWYER-JOYCE, University of Sheffield, UK
Co-chair: Pierre MONTMITONNET, Mines Paris Tech, France
Co-organizers: Zhengyi JIANG, Jorge SEABRA, Eric FEULVARCH
10- Tribology to face the education and societal challenges
New miscellaneous insights on the way how tribologists thanks to their scientific approach can contribute to solve the present education and planetary challenges (global warming, energy consumption, feeding the world population,…) and on the new tribological features that will emerge consequently.
Keywords: Tribology and education, Tribology and societal challenges, Tribological aspects of ecological balance, Optimization for green tribology, Smart and eco-tribology
Chair: Joichi SUGIMURA, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Co-chair: Michel FILLON, Université de Poitiers, France
Co-organizers: Satish KAILAS, Michael KHONSARI, Pascal EHRET
Partner Event - 48th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology
The Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology has a half century tradition of gathering scientists from around the world to address current tribological challenges. The symposium meets in alternate years at Leeds and Lyon.
Keywords: Novel developments of the original topics treated during the previous meetings such as “Transient Processes in Tribology”, “Multifacets of Tribology”, “Energy and Health”, and “Interactions of Tribology and the Operating Environment”.
Co-chairs: Nicolas FILLOT, INSA Lyon, France ; Julien FONTAINE, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France ; Aurélien SAULOT, INSA Lyon, France ; Fabrice VILLE, INSA Lyon, France