Tribology is a multi-disciplinary subject dealing with the study of interacting surfaces in relative motion. The term, derived from the Greek word “Tribos” (meaning “Rubbing”), in general denotes the subject of Friction, Lubrication & Wear technology. Over the years, the subject of Tribology came to be recognized as a very important aspect in all industrial operations. The application of correct Tribological practices can protect and enhance the life of plants and machinery, improve efficiency of operations, reduce energy consumption and prevent expensive breakdowns.
Continuing with this, a series of National and International Conferences have been organized during last 45 years including successful ASIATRIB 2014, NTC 2011 and 2014 and 2016, It also organizes its annual event of Summer Schools in Tribology (10th in the series organized in 2018). Currently the Society operates from its registered office at Indian Oil R&D Centre, Faridabad.
Tribology society of India invites academic institutions to organize a conference once in every 2 years with the sole objective of providing a platform to academicians, researchers and practicing engineers to discuss the current trends in tribology practices. This is the fourth in this series of conferences, with the previous one organized by the IIT Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi under the aegis of TSI in 2016. The first edition was organized by IIT Roorkee in 2011 and the second one was organized at PES University at Bengaluru in the year 2014 Now it has been renamed as TRIBOINDIA 2018- An International Conference and will be organized at VJTI Mumbai.