Tribology And Materials: Challenges For Materials In Automotive Engineering

September 14, 1998

Friction, lubrication and wear in vehicle design and engineering will be discussed at a conference to be held in Maastricht on 20-22 April 1999. Delegates from the automotive industry and research and development will be able to discuss the latest research findings concerned with the pressing economic and environmental issues presented by tribology in the automotive sector.

This conference is the first in a planned series and will cover issues in: Sessions will be led by keynote papers with invited case studies from automotive manufacturers.

For further information please contact either Eleanor Tipton or Pauline Farrelly from The Institute of Materials conference department on tel: 44-0-171-451-7386 / 7396 ; fax: 44-0-171-839-2289 or

Notes for Editors

1. The conference Challenges for Materials in Automotive Engineering: Tribology and Materials is organised by The Institute of Materials and The Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

2. Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. Further details can be obtained from Samantha Craven of The Instiution of Mechanical Engineers on 44-0-171-9731291

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