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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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Ju, "A study of damage mechanics theory in fractional dimensional space," Chinese Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, vol.
A study on the effect of surface defect on the fatigue performance of metal component based on damage mechanics, Mechanics 21(1): 5-10.
Little, "A continuum damage mechanics framework for modeling micro-damage healing," International Journal of Solids and Structures, vol.
Damage mechanics theory is a powerful tool to evaluate and predict materials and the macroscopic mechanical behaviors of its structure, and settle the issue concerning the failure of material or its structure in the practical engineering.
One aspect of meso damage mechanics mainly focuses on the quantitative relationships between meso damage structures and mechanical parameters.
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Wang, "Fatigue life estimation considering damaging and strengthening of low amplitude loads under different load sequences using fuzzy sets approach," International Journal of Damage Mechanics, vol.
Whereas the Fracture Mechanics deals with the propagation conditions of macroscopic cracks, the Damage Mechanics studies the effects of microcracks on the material response.
Equation (7) gives the principal damage values [D.sub.1] and [D.sub.2].Based on geometrical damage mechanics, all elements in this matrix could be obtained by the method mentioned previously, and the anisotropic constitutive relation of jointed rock sample could finally be confirmed.
The proceedings contain papers on practically all major developments in boundary elements, including the most recent MRM techniques, grouped under the following topics: meshless techniques, advances in mesh reduction methods, advanced formulations, advanced structural application, heat and mass transfer, fluid flow, computational techniques, dynamics and vibrations, and damage mechanics and fracture, to name a few.

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