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Tribology and the Human Evolution

12.08.2019 Aydar Akchurin 234 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 […]

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Triboelectric Nanogenerators with Direct Current

22.07.2019 tribonet 185 Views

Concerns surrounding the sustainability of our environment continue to receive close attention around the world. Global citizens look for new technology to provide them with improved creature comforts while, at the same time, technology that […]

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Friction in Only One Direction

07.07.2019 tribonet 680 Views

Nature has amazed us since the beginning of time. It provides the foundation for all of our best ideas. The animal world provides the inspiration behind one of the new inventions in the world of […]

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Regenerative Brakes and Tribology

01.07.2019 tribonet 550 Views

Brakes are essential components in today’s mobile society. Today, most vehicles incorporate a combination of frictional and regenerative brakes. Frictional Brakes Frictional brakes are typically hydraulic, utilizing hydraulic fluid take the pressure from the brake […]

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Fracture Physics and Crack Propagation

24.06.2019 tribonet 273 Views

Fracture physics, a field of study in materials science, works on understanding how and why things break by quantifying and analyzing fracture surface topography. Scientists can reconstruct the history of a crack and determine the […]

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Generating Electricity From Snowfall

17.06.2019 tribonet 178 Views

It is interesting to know that researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have come up with an innovative device that can generate electricity from the snow we are all familiar with. Nothing […]