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Computational Tribology

Computer matches Humans at predicting How Objects Move

02.08.2017 tribonet 308 Views
“3-D physics engine” from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory simulates the human brain to infer physical properties. We humans take for granted our remarkable ability to predict things that happen around us. For […]
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Computational Tribology

Say “modeling” not “simulation”

24.07.2017 tribonet 849 Views
Richard M. Stallman, founder and president of the Free Software Foundation and founding father of the GNU Project, has a long been repeating “say GNU, not Linux” although he has not had much success. In the same sense, from this corner […]
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Advanced Materials

The Disarming Power of Foam

17.07.2017 tribonet 1555 Views
When an improvised explosive device is found lying on the ground, there are several ways to neutralize it. Perhaps the most effective method is to pop a tent over the explosive, then pump the tent […]
Computational Tribology

Virtual laboratory: Fast, flexible and exact

08.07.2017 tribonet 212 Views
The mechanical properties of sheet metal materials are directional: their deformation behavior and their strength differ significantly depending on the viewing direction, for example in the direction of rolling or transversely to it. Numerous complex […]