Origin of Sliding Friction
Atomistic Tribology

Origins of Sliding Friction

Origin of sliding friction: role of lattice trapping The friction force acting on a block sliding on a substrate is usually nearly velocity independent unless the sliding speed is so low that thermal activation is […]

recycling plastic trash
Advanced Materials

Making Lubricants From Plastic Waste

Single-use plastics have a bad reputation for contributing to the earth’s environmental and pollution issues. With the world’s ever-vigilant focus on protecting the environment, society is determined to halt the use of single-use plastics, such […]