Nordic Symposium on Tribology

NordTrib 2012

The Nordic Symposium on Tribology (NordTrib 2012) was organized by the Tribology Lab from 12-15 June 2012. More than The total number of participants was 162 (among which 58 were PhD students). The total number of oral presentations was 111 and 15 posters were presented. The most represented countries were Sweden, Finland and Japan and the total number of participating countries was 22. 

The local organizing committee would like to thank all participants for a very nice event and for all the good shared research and knowledge. 

Nordtrib history

One of the first Nordtrib conferences was held at Storforsen, Sweden in 1986. Since then the Nordtrib conference has moved around to new locations in the Scandinavian countries Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland every second year. During the years the conference has grown and it is now much larger than it was in 1986. In year 2010 the conference returned to its original location in Storforsen.  

Tribology courses and seminars from 2009

2011

The Norwegian Tribology Seminar 2011 - in Trondheim.

The Norwegian tribology seminar 2011 was organized the 10th of November in Trondheim. It was a constructive gathering of both industry and academia interested in tribology for open discussions. Programme (pdf).

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Tribology Seminars Spring 2011 - in Trondheim.

The tribology seminars are expected to be a way of gathering scientists/researchers/students/professors at NTNU/SINTEF working or interested in tribology for constructive and open discussions.

Three seminars were arranged at the Dept. of Engineering Design and Materials (IPM) between February and June 2011.

  • "The use of in-situ inspection techniques in tribology" (Lars Johnsen, SINTEF ICT).

  • "Abrasion processes in tunnel drilling" (Pål Jakobsen, Dept. Civil and Transport Engineering at NTNU).

  • "Tribocorrosion of materials used in the biomedical industry" (Prof. Ragnhild Aune, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering at NTNU).

2010

Tribology Seminar - in Trondheim.

The seminar was held at Britannia Hotel the 4th and 5th of October and was sponsored by NOWITECH and NOV. The lectures were carried out by both the industry and university thus creating a good balance of engineering experiences and research. Programme (pdf)

2009

Tribology Course and Seminar - in Trondheim.

The first triboloby course and seminar 2009 organized by the Tribology Lab was held in Trondheim in August 24th-26th. Our sponsors were FMC Technologies, MoTech Plasma, H.C.Starck and Trio OilTec services.

Some of the most well-known European scientists in the field of tribology ran the Course (Southampton Unversity, EPFL and Luleå University of technology). The Scandinavian industry was also represented (FMC, Trio OilTec Services, SSAB, SINTEF Raufoss Manufacturing). Programme (pdf).

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