cartilage
Bio Tribology

Cartilage tribology: Slip sliding away

22.01.2018 tribonet 470 Views

Research sheds light on friction, lubrication and wear in cartilage 11:25 a.m., Aug. 24, 2015–Osteoarthritis, which affects some 27 million people in the U.S. alone, occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of bones […]

Tribology News

How do you wear your teeth?

14.11.2017 tribonet 108 Views

 Food leaves permanent traces on teeth. Cows chewing on grass, tigers tearing up a piece of raw meat and humans munching on tortilla chips all end up with tiny scratches and nicks on the enamel […]

tribologists
General Topics

A tribologist’s quest

10.11.2017 tribonet 272 Views

Brandon Krick explores the interdisciplinary science of surface interaction Brandon Krick says he’s had the good fortune to research space and dinosaurs—“all the things you want to explore as a kid,” he says. But his real […]

Tribofilm Growth
Advanced Materials

Zeroing in on ZDDP tribofilm growth

31.07.2017 tribonet 329 Views

Models for the stress-activated growth of tribofilms from ZDDP were modified to include wear. TWO RECENT CUTTING EDGE ARTICLES reported on work that showed the growth rates of tribofilms from ZDDP were accelerated by contact […]