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tribology

[trī′bäl·ə·jē]
(physics)
The study of the phenomena and mechanisms of friction, lubrication, and wear of surfaces in relative motion.
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Geometry optimization of textured three-dimensional micro-thrust bearings, ASME Journal of Tribology 133(4): 041702-1-14.
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 addition of our new tribology services is testament to our commitment to continually expand and enhance all of our reliability services in order to remain a leader, a true pioneer, in the fields of reliability engineering and vibration analysis.
Leeds University, as a centre of the study of tribology, has some of the best facilities in the world for this.
Tanaka, "Recent thermohydrodynamic analyses and designs of thick-film bearings," Journal of Engineering Tribology, vol.
Over the years, the subject of Tribology came to be recognized as a very important aspect in all industrial operations.
Up to this point, we have not had a formal curriculum dedicated to tribology," said Dave Millin, vice president of additives business and technology at the Elco Corp.
Those three-annual conferences in the three Baltic countries deal with specific topics in each country: engineering materials in Lithuania, powder technology and composite materials in Latvia, and powder materials, coatings and tribology in Estonia.
Tribology of unfilled and filled polymeric surfaces in refrigerant environment for compressor application.
The research was published in the Tribology International scientific journal.
Tribology is the science of interacting surfaces; a subject that has fascinated scientists for centuries, yet a discipline very much at the heart of all modern technology and where SKF is at the forefront with its high performance bearings and advanced lubrication solutions.