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tri·bol·o·gy

(tri-bol'ŏ-jē),
The study of friction and its effects in biologic systems, especially in regard to articulated surfaces of the skeleton.
[G. tribō, to rub, + logos, study]

tribology

[tribol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, tribo, to rub, logos, science
the study of friction, wear, and lubrication of articulating surfaces.

tribology

(trĭ-bŏl′ō-jē)
The study of the effect of friction on the body, esp. the articulating joints.
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Tribologists had suspected that, compared to a liquid in bulk form, thin films of a lubricant - on the order of about five molecules, or 20 angstroms, thick - might become perhaps twice as viscous.
A published author with expertise in fuel, filtration and additives, he is recognized as a Certified Lubrication Specialist by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.
Sponsored and co-published by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, this is part of three-volume handbook intended to provide up-to-date information on the science and technology of friction, lubrication, and wear.
Chevron's Lubricants University has been approved as an STLE Educational Partner by The Society of Tribologists & Lubrication Engineers (STLE), an international technical society dedicated to advancing the science of tribology and best practices in lubrication engineering.
He has received many distinguished honors, including being named an SAE Fellow and a Fellow in the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers as well as receiving the Gold Award from the Engineering Society of Detroit.
Training can lead to certification by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers as a Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS).
PHILADELPHIA, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Solvay Advanced Polymers announced here today at the 62nd annual Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Exposition the launch of a full line of high-temperature, wear- resistant plastics.
He is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry in the United Kingdom and the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, and he holds a B.
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His professional associations include active participation in the Society of Tribologists & Lubrication Engineers, Fluid Sealing Association and the National Association of Manufacturers.