contact area evolution
Computational Tribology
Sticky or Not Sticky?

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
News
Golden Age of Tribology?

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 […]