Bristol, UK-The Rubber in Engineering group of the IOM3 is holding a meeting in London entitled Rubber Friction part A: 'Stick.'
The meeting starts at 14.00 on Friday 7 October, at 1 Carlton House Terrace, London.
14:00 "Friction with Rubbery Materials: the Basics," Vince Coveney, University of the West of England, Bristol
14:15 "Friction in Tyres and the Magic Triangle" Kevin NiderÃ¶st, Kumho Tyres, Birmingham.
14.30 "Grip in Racing Tyres," Stuart Andrews, Cooper-Avon Racing Tyres, Melksham, Wilts.
15:00 "Slip Resistance of Footwear," Mike Wilson, SATRA Technology Centre, Kettering, Northants
The meeting will finish with a group discussion at 16.00 followed by tea.
Following the postponement of the original meeting in July, the RIEG has had the foresight to set up an alternative venue: MIRA Ltd, Watling Street, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 0TM. The RIEG will use this alternative venue if circumstances make it difficult to hold the event as planned in London.
Attendance at the meeting is free, but you must reserve a place by first contacting Vince Coveney; E-mail: [email protected] Tel +44 (0)117 32 82639 Fax +44 (0)117 32 83800.
Details of this and other future events can be found on the Rubber in Engineering Group's website at: http://www.rieg.org.uk/