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Computational Tribology

Pushing Through Sand

26.12.2017 tribonet 77 Views

Simple equation predicts force needed to push objects through granular and pasty materials. For those of you who take sandcastle building very seriously, listen up: MIT engineers now say you can trust a very simple […]

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General Topics

Friction: The Key to Rock Climbing

18.07.2017 tribonet 4,876 Views

This article explains the vital role Friction has to play in Rock Climbing. Thanks to Richard Jones and Glen Harding for their input. Friction is the magic ingredient in bouldering and rock climbing. It’s what […]