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What contributes to thicker grease films ?

27.09.2016 Febin Cyriac 204 Views

A rolling bearing preferably runs under EHL conditions. The film thickness between the rolling elements and the rings is determined by the lubricant properties, operating conditions and bearing design. During the initial phase of operation, […]

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Contact Area vs. Load: Simple Scaling Laws

04.07.2016 Aydar Akchurin 300 Views

“God made the bulk; surfaces were invented by the devil”, a Nobel prize winning physicist Wolfgang Ernst Pauli said. In tribology, as in many other sciences, surface features (asperities, roughness) play an important role. In […]

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Small Particles – Big Problems

27.06.2016 Aydar Akchurin 247 Views

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 […]

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Who is The First? Leonardo da Vinci!

06.06.2016 Aydar Akchurin 522 Views

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 […]