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Tribology is the science and engineering of surfaces in relative motion and encompasses the major topics of friction, wear, and lubrication. Good practice in tribology can vastly improve functionality, durability, and energy efficiency in numerous applications across transport, energy, manufacturing, machine design and biomedical engineering.
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Our 136th President Peter Flinn takes innovation as his theme for his presidential year.
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Our 133rd President, Geoff Baker exploring the role of engineering in society, and more specifically what the role of an ‘Engineering Institution of the Future’ should be.
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Locomotive, our Engineering Heritage Awards recognise, conserve
and preserve artefacts from our industrial heritage. You can
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