General Topics

Small Particles – Big Problems

27.06.2016 Aydar Akchurin
Tiny particles are all over around us and sometimes they may create problems. This is especially of concern with metal particles formed due to wear in man-made engineering devices. Particles formed in car disk brakes […]
Advanced Materials

Decrease Friction with Hydrogen Ions

13.06.2016 Aydar Akchurin
Currently, a large portion of consumed energy is used to overcome friction. Design of low friction components is a primary goal in building a sustainable society. Superlubricity, the state of ultralow friction (<0.01), has already […]
Leonardo da Vinci Forster III 72r
General Topics

Who is The First? Leonardo da Vinci!

06.06.2016 Aydar Akchurin
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, the famous Italian engineer, architect, painter, musician, mathematician can also be considered as The First Tribologist! Although the term itself was invented approximately 450 years after Leonardo da Vinci […]