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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]
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tribology

(trĭ-bŏl′ō-jē)
The study of the effect of friction on the body, esp. the articulating joints.
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The new SCR began running tests in the tribology laboratory at SwRI's San Antonio campus in July.
Lu, "Film-forming mechanisms for self-lubricating radial spherical plain bearings with hybrid PTFE/aramid fabric liners modified by ultrasonic," Tribology International, vol.
Roper, "Synergistic effects of MoDTC and ZDTP on frictional behaviour of tribofilms at the nanometer scale," Tribology Letters, vol.
Tonder, "Tribology of rough surfaces: Stochastic models of hydrodynamic lubrications," SINTEF Report, vol.
The Effect of the Micropit Depth on the Tribology Performance
An analytical approach for analysis and optimisation of slider bearings with infinite width parallel textures, Tribology International 43(8): 1551-1565.
Cervantes, "Computational fluid dynamics analysis of a journal bearing with surface texturing," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, vol.
Russo, "Non-linear stability analysis of a rigid rotor on tilting pad journal bearings," Tribology International, vol.
Jan has recently become the Director of Basic Tribology at the Centre of Competence for Surface Technology at Schaeffler Technologies in Germany.
The new oil analysis and lubrication services will provide clients a variety of options for tribology services, including the creation of a personalized plant lubrication program, troubleshooting current and ongoing lubrication problems and providing oil sample collection and analysis.
Neville's own background as an engineer is in tribology, the science of rubbing and friction and the effects on surfaces, originally in her case with particular application to oil and gas industry structures.
Other awards that will be given in the event are six off-track honors are communications, vehicle design, technical innovation, safety, perseverance and spirit of the event and Shell Helix Tribology Award.