tribology


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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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An analytical approach for analysis and optimisation of slider bearings with infinite width parallel textures, Tribology International 43(8): 1551-1565.
Laha, "Steady state and dynamic characteristics of axial grooved journal bearings," Tribology International, vol.
We're trying to develop more complex mechanical models so that we're working on what are the forces, what is the tribology doing at the interface and then using this inside a simulator to get a realistic view of what the damage actually would be.
Fillon, "Thermohydrodynamic behavior of a slider pocket bearing," Journal of Tribology, vol.
A conclusion has been made from the above studies that there was study on tribology research output in BRIC countries has been reported.
In an effort to develop more lubrication engineering talent, Auburn University has established an undergraduate minor in tribology and lubrication science.
BALTMATTRIB conferences in Estonia have become an open forum for researchers and engineers for presenting and sharing new ideas, and encouraging development and cooperation in basic, as well as applied research in the fields of materials science, powder metallurgy, surface engineering and tribology.
The new University Technology Centre will focus on tribology modelling and advanced testing.
Interrelated Rotordynamic Effects of Cylindrical and Conical Whirl of Annular Seal Rotors, ASME, Journal of Tribology, vol.
Actuators and sensors, control, optimization, analysis of vibrations, and tribology are also given coverage in six sections.
A delegation of leading engineers and scientists are meeting to share their expertise on Green Tribology and demonstrate how it could save the Chinese economy 41 billion USD or 1.