Greenwoods Contact Model

Greenwood and Williamson Contact Model

04.01.2017 tribonet 1,027 Views
Surface roughness was recognized to play a major role in forming friction and transition from one lubrication regime to another [1]. Greenwood pioneered with first rough contact model in 1966 [2]. Inspired by this milestone […]
Da Vinci Tribology


22.11.2016 tribonet 553 Views
  Friction Definition Friction is a force acting opposite to the direction of relative motion. Friction rises on the interface between bodies, but may also develop within the body.Examples of the latter include air and […]
hydrodynamic pressure

Reynolds Equation: Derivation and Solution

12.11.2016 tribonet 8,093 Views
Reynolds equation is a partial differential equation which describes the flow of a thin lubricant film between two surfaces. It is derived from the Navier-Stokes equations and is one of the fundamental equations of the […]
Da Vinci Tribology


27.10.2016 tribonet 645 Views
Tribology is the science of friction, wear and lubrication and is truly interdisciplinary. It studies the interaction of moving surfaces. Tribology solutions are applied in automotive industry, bearings, space, sports, food, health and biomedical, renewable […]