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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.
Measurement Technologies of Oil Film Thickness in Engine Mein Bearing," Japanese Society of Tribologists, "Tribologists," Vol.
Tribologists break these classifications further into subsets, and also include elastohydrodynamic friction, which accounts for deformation of the solid surfaces.
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.
The book is aimed at practicing tribologists and researchers, as well as anyone concerned with tribology issues on a microscale or smaller level.
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.
Contract awarded for Tribologists second expansion Foodservice Electric Corporation
Lauer received the award at the annual Joint Conference of ASME and the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, which was held this month in San Diego.
Training can lead to certification by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers as a Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS).
The Failure Atlas for Hertz Contact Machine Elements aids design engineers, tribologists, materials scientists, and failure diagnosticians in identifying and diagnosing failure modes and their causes.