What is Tribology?

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What is Tribology?
Tribology is the science of wear, friction and lubrication, and encompasses how interacting surfaces and other tribo-elements behave in relative motion in natural and artificial systems.This inclues bearing design and lubrication.

Tribology is not an isolated science, but rather a complex, multidisciplinary endeavor where advances are made by collaborative efforts of researchers from fields including mechanical engineering, manufacturing, materials science and engineering, chemistry and chemical engineering, physics, mathematics, biomedical science and engineering, computer science, and more.

What are the fundamentals of Tribology?
One of the most important pillars of tribology is the system analytical and system related thinking.  more.......

 

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