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Friction in Only One Direction

07.07.2019 tribonet 454 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 326 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 249 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 165 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 […]

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Leonardo da Vinci as a Tribologist

10.06.2019 tribonet 370 Views

Tribology is the science dealing with interactive surfaces in relative motion and includes the study of friction, wear, and lubrication and how these properties affect design. The term tribology was coined in 1966 by Peter […]

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Tribology and Electric Vehicles

03.06.2019 tribonet 650 Views

Electric Vehicles Through the Years Electric vehicles, while often considered a new phenomenon, have existed since the 1800s. At that point in time, electric vehicles outnumbered gasoline powered vehicles for many reasons. Electric vehicles did […]