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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Tribologists perform timely visual checks of the passing lubricant for the particle concentration.
HE IS A MEMBER OF THE SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS, THE SOCIETY OF TRIBOLOGISTS AND LUBRICATION ENGINEERS, AND THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS.
(2001), Elastohydrodynamic analysis of worm gear contacts, Proceedings of the International Tribology Conference, Japanese Society of Tribologists, Nagasaki, pp.
True, accurate, quantitative measurements still present a challenge to scientists and technologists in this field although, as tribologists are becoming increasingly aware, tables of friction coefficients for a different materials are only marginally useful since the slider material needs to be known and the property is known to be effected by temperature, humidity, pressure, chemical environment and test-machine dynamics (14).
Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Exhibit Program.
Blaser Swisslube, an international producer of coolants, cutting oils, and a variety of other machine shop lubricants, provided the service of its tribologists and laboratory facilities.
Specializing in the area of tube bending, steel-sheet stamping and heat exchangers, Dalton counts himself as one of only three tribologists in North America devoting themselves to this type of research.
He is a member and past president of the Dallas Paint and Coatings Association, and is active in the Dallas Society for Coatings Technology and the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.
By replaying this drama over and over some portions in frame-by-frame slow motion - tribologists are gleaning insights into how lubricants function.
A member of the American Chemical Society, Ravichandran is also active in the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, the Society for Imaging Science & Technology, and the National Lubricating Grease Institute.
Professor Henein is a Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, a Fellow of the Engineering Society of Detroit and a member of Sigma Xi as well as Tau Beta Pi.