glaciers flow
Computational Tribology

Modeling Ice Friction

13.05.2019 tribonet 133 Views

Glaciers and Ice Friction Glaciers are comprised of snow accumulated over many years and compressed into large ice masses. Formed when snow remains in a location long enough to form ice, glaciers are unique in […]

evolution of an adhesive wear particle
Computational Tribology

Analyzing the evolution of adhesive wear

06.05.2019 tribonet 517 Views

Adhesive Wear Analyzed The effects of surface wear reaches across many industries including production, manufacturing, engineering, transportation, roads, and machinery, to name only a few. Given its wide reaching tentacles, it can be surprising to […]

contact area evolution
Computational Tribology

Sticky or Not Sticky?

29.04.2019 tribonet 300 Views

Numerical analysis of adhesion of rough surfaces shows that there exist one unique parameter determining whether the surface is sticky or not. It is well known that neutral bodies attract each other by van der […]

golden age of tribology
Tribology News

Golden Age of Tribology?

29.11.2018 tribonet 1,162 Views

Recently, a paper titled “Is Tribology Approaching Its Golden Age? Grand Challenges in Engineering Education and Tribological Research” appeared in Frontiers | Tribology journal.  The author, Valentin Popov, Professor at TU Berlin, puts forward and […]

tribology journal
Tribology News

An Open Access Tribology journal is launched

14.05.2018 tribonet 424 Views

Chief Editors Professor Valentin Popov and Dr. Roman Pohrt will foster multidisciplinary knowledge exchanges on tribology — a subject integral to any system with moving parts. Tribology — the study of friction and wear — […]