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Regenerative Brakes and Tribology

01.07.2019 tribonet 311 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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Generating Electricity From Snowfall

17.06.2019 tribonet 155 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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Golden Age of Tribology?

29.11.2018 tribonet 1,213 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 […]

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20th International Sealing Conference Review

15.10.2018 F. Xavier Borras 454 Views

This week the 20th edition of the biannual International Sealing Conference (ISC) took place in Stuttgart. Around 200 assistants showed up to the 2-days sealing conference. Well-known companies such as Bosch, SKF, Trelleborg, Parker, Shell, […]

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An Open Access Tribology journal is launched

14.05.2018 tribonet 450 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 — […]