Tribology News

Triboelectricity Shapes Titan Surface

03.05.2017 tribonet 0 Views

Experiments led by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology suggest the particles that cover the surface of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, are “electrically charged.” When the wind blows hard enough (approximately 15 mph), Titan’s […]

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General Topics

No Friction – Bad Earthquake

02.05.2017 tribonet 1,827 Views

It is a common trope in disaster movies: an earthquake strikes, causing the ground to rip open and swallow people and cars whole. The gaping earth might make for cinematic drama, but earthquake scientists have […]

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Advanced Materials

Wear Resistant Self Healing Hydrophobic Coatings

01.05.2017 tribonet 501 Views

[embedded content] Unbreakable: Water-Repellent Coating | MSE Anish Tuteja Anish Tuteja, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Associate Professor of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, and his research group have created a self-healing, water-repellent […]