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Computational Tribology

Predicting the size of wear particles

21.11.2016 tribonet
A wear process results in the generation of particles, of various size, shape, color and chemical composition. The reported size of wear particles varies from mm scale, which is typically attributed to severe wear, to […]
Tribo Plasma
Atomistic Tribology

Relativistic Tribology, Tribo Plasma

12.02.2016 tribonet
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 […]
Bio Tribology

Reduced Friction: Inspired by Nature

28.01.2016 tribonet
Darvin’s theory of evolution is widely held concept which states that all the life has evolved from a common ancestor: fruits, animals, trees, flowers. During the gradual process of evolution, beneficial random genetic mutations in […]
Da Vinci Tribology
General Topics

So, what is it, superlubricity?

27.01.2016 tribonet
From the first friction quantitative experiments by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) and most notably from our everyday life experience, it is known that there is an inevitable force opposing to the initiation of motion of […]
Graphene-DLC nano scroll
Advanced Materials

Macroscale superlubricity

11.01.2016 tribonet
  Friction rises when bodies come to contact and start relative sliding. This phenomenon occurs in many mechanical systems and it is estimated that over 30% of the fuel in cars is consumed to overcome […]