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Global energy consumption due to friction in passenger cars
Abstract This study presents calculations on the global fuel energy consumption used to overcome friction in passenger cars in terms of friction in the engine, transmission, tires, and brakes.Expand
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The effect of laser surface texturing on transitions in lubrication regimes during unidirectional sliding contact.
Abstract Laser surface texturing (LST) is an emerging effective method for improving the tribological performance of friction units lubricated with oil. In LST technology, a pulsating laser beam isExpand
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Effects of endodontic irrigation solutions on mineral content of root canal dentin using ICP-AES technique.
The aim of this in vitro study was to evaluate mineral content of root canal dentin after treatment with several endodontic irrigation solutions. Sixty mandibular anterior teeth extracted forExpand
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Historical developments and new trends in tribological and solid lubricant coatings.
In recent years, several new solid lubricant and modern lubrication concepts have been developed to achieve better lubricity and longer wear life in demanding tribological applications. Most of theExpand
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Tribology of diamond-like carbon films
This book highlights some of the most important structural, chemical, mechanical and tribological characteristics of DLC films. It is particularly dedicated to the fundamental tribological issuesExpand
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A crystal-chemical approach to lubrication by solid oxides
This paper introduces a new approach to the selection, classification, and mechanistic understanding of lubricious oxides that are used to combat friction and wear at elevated temperatures.Expand
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The Effect of Laser Texturing of Steel Surfaces and Speed-Load Parameters on the Transition of Lubrication Regime from Boundary to Hydrodynamic
Laser surface texturing (LST) is an emerging, effective method for improving the tribological performance of friction units lubricated with oil. In LST technology, a pulsating laser beam is used toExpand
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A study of the wear mechanism of diamond-like carbon films
Abstract In the present work, the tribological mechanism of diamond-like carbon (DLC) films was investigated. DLC films were coated on metallic substrates (M50 steel, Ti-6Al-4V alloy and AISI 440CExpand
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A crystal chemical approach to the formulation of self-lubricating nanocomposite coatings
In recent years, design or formulation of superhard coatings with self-lubricating properties has become one of the hottest research topics in the field of tribological coatings. In particular, theExpand
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Tribology of naturally occurring boric acid films on boron carbide
Abstract In this paper, we describe the formation and self-lubricating mechanisms of naturally occurring boric acid films on boron carbide (B 4 C) substrates. The sliding friction coefficients ofExpand
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