Advanced Materials

Reduce the Friction with Graphene Balls

21.02.2016 Aydar Akchurin 402 Views

Tiny, sub-micron sized particles are frequently used as additives in the lubricants to improve their frictional and wear behavior. These particles, due to their size, can enter the contact and protect the surfaces from the […]

Mercedes Engine Image
General Topics

“Car 2020” and Tribology Research

16.02.2016 Aydar Akchurin 241 Views

Friction has been a challenge for the mankind throughout the whole history since it resists the motion. It resists the transportation of goods. And transportation shares 20% of the global energy consumption and approximately 18% […]

Tribo Plasma
Atomistic Tribology

Relativistic Tribology, Tribo Plasma

12.02.2016 tribonet 221 Views

Gravitational waves were proved to exist, thus validating one more prediction by Albert Einstein and his general theory of relativity! Is there any relation between the relativity and Tribology? It looks like there is! “Micromechanisms […]

Friction of Ice
Advanced Materials

Ice friction and frictional heat

07.02.2016 Aydar Akchurin 155 Views

As it was already pointed in the recent post, the friction on ice is an important topic and its typical low value is attributed to the formation of the water film. Despite our everyday life […]