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“Car 2020” and Tribology Research

16.02.2016 Aydar Akchurin 253 Views

Friction has been a challenge for the mankind throughout the whole history since it resists the motion. It resists the transportation of goods. And transportation shares 20% of the global energy consumption and approximately 18% […]

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So, what is it, superlubricity?

27.01.2016 tribonet 1,340 Views

From the first friction quantitative experiments by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) and most notably from our everyday life experience, it is known that there is an inevitable force opposing to the initiation of motion of […]

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Modeling rough adhesive surfaces

09.01.2016 tribonet 59 Views

Imagine a new type of tyres whose structure has been designed to have greater adhesion on the road. Quite a timely discussion during the long winter nights. French physicists have now developed a model to […]