Origin of Sliding Friction
Atomistic Tribology

Origins of Sliding Friction

Origin of sliding friction: role of lattice trapping The friction force acting on a block sliding on a substrate is usually nearly velocity independent unless the sliding speed is so low that thermal activation is […]

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Bio-Inspired Surface Replication

Replicating the complex surface topographies of nature Approximately more than 400 million years of land plants evolution led to a vast diversity of structures on plant surfaces [1]. The surfaces of plant leaves are rarely […]



Boundary Lubrication Boundary lubrication is the lubrication regime where the interface behaviour is dominated by chemical reactions that happen at the surfaces, tribofilm formation occurs, and the load is carried by the asperities. In the boundary lubrication regime the […]