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Tribology Division

Tribology Division (TRIB) is established to serve the members and associate members of the ASME who have designated their interest in the science & technology of Tribology.

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The Tribology Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is established to serve the members and associate members of the ASME who have designated their interest in the science & technology of Tribology. The field of Tribology includes the analysis of friction, wear, lubrication phenomena and the application of such principles to mechanical design, product development, manufacturing processes & machine operation.

The objectives of the Division, which serve as the basis for its committees, include:

  • Gathering & disseminating knowledge in Tribology through all forms of publication
  • Organizing knowledge in Tribology for educational purposes
  • Exchanging knowledge in Tribology through personal interaction at technical expositions
  • Encouraging a cooperative exchange of ideas in Tribology between the industrial & academic communities
  • Informing the membership of collaborative opportunities with the international Tribology community
  • Publicizing noteworthy accomplishments of the members
  • Identifying & promoting opportunities for research & development in Tribology