Atomic scale friction on graphene
Advanced Materials

Graphene vs. MoS2: Which One Has Lower Friction?

26.08.2019 tribonet 770 Views

Two-dimensional (2D) materials, layered structures having atomic- to nano-scale thickness, have shown unique physical properties such as high in-plane stiffness combined with extremely low out of plane bending rigidity. 2D materials have been used in […]

tribology of earthquakes
General Topics

Tribology of Earthquakes

19.08.2019 tribonet 238 Views

Earthquakes are the sudden shaking of the ground caused by seismic waves passing through Earth’s rocks. These seismic waves occur when energy stored in the Earth’s crust is released suddenly, typically when large masses of […]

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General Topics

Tribology and the Human Evolution

12.08.2019 Aydar Akchurin 498 Views

Tribology, not a common household word, is the science of wear, friction, and lubrication, studying how interacting surfaces behave in relative motion. Tribology does not work in isolation but affects a multitude of other fields […]