23rd International Colloquium Tribology at Stuttgart GERMANY

25-27 January 2022

Web site: www.tae.de/go/tribology
Join the leading event on the topics of lubrication, additives and tribology in Europe. Our conference provides an international exchange forum for the industry and the academia. Leading university researchers present their latest findings, and representatives of the industry inspire scientists to develop new solutions.
Take advantage of the 2022 Conference & Exhibition to meet international customers and develop your network!

We are looking for YOU as a competent partner to contribute to the program with new ideas, current case studies and entertaining lectures.
Anyone interested in participating as a speaker is asked to submit their proposal by 31 May 2021:

Main Topics in 2022
1. Trends lubricants and additives
Additive solutions
Base oil performance
Lubricating oils
Greases and solid lubricants
Hydraulic, turbine and compressor fluids
Fluids for modern electric drives
Food-grade lubricants
Standards and specifications
Environmental considerations
Complex fluids and rheology

2. Automotive and transport industry
Fuel-economy of engines and powertrains
CO2 reduction in engines
Tribological aspects of electrical drive trains
Continuous optimising of gasoline and diesel engines
Tribology in Hydrogen Environment
Tribology in public transport systems

3. Industrial machine elements and wind turbine industry
Gears and transmission lubrication
Roller element bearings
Tribology in fluid power systems
Tribology of sealing systems, mechanical face seals
Gas bearings
Lubrication challenges of wind turbines
Optimising wind turbine gear and transmission systems
Energy efficiency of wind turbine gear oils
Durability of wind turbine gear oils and greases

4. Coatings, surfaces and underlying mechanisms
Wear and wear protection
Thin film lubrication
Coatings and reduction of friction and wear
Tribology of plastic and polymer composite materials
TEHL and lubrication of reinforced plastics
Embedded lubrication (plastic/sintered materials)
New mechanism insights of friction, adhesion and wear
Micro and nanotribology

5. Test methodologies and measurement technologies
Novel measurement techniques
Design of experiments in tribology
Scaling up techniques from tribological bench tests to machine scale tests
Surface analytical techniques
Surface metrology and characterization
Particle and contamination identification
Advanced filtering techniques
Radioactive isotope
Predictive maintenance and digital twins
Condition monitoring
Tribological reliability

6. Digitisation in tribology
Computational tribology and uncertainty
Artificial Intelligence in Tribology
Internet of things
Life Cycle Aspects in Tribology
FEM modelling of tribosystems
MD simulation of tribocontacts
Lab-to-Field challengens
Importance of contact mechanics of rough surfaces
Python for Tribology research