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Friction

Surface resistance to the relative motion of one body against the rubbing, sliding, rolling, or flowing of another with which it is in contact.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Macroscopic laws of friction do not generally apply to nanoscale contacts. Although continuum mechanics models have been… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Low thermal conductivity is a primary limitation in the development of energy-efficient heat transfer fluids that are required in… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
When rubber slides on a hard, rough substrate, the surface asperities of the substrate exert oscillating forces on the rubber… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We demonstrate the controlled and reversible telescopic extension of multiwall carbon nanotubes, thus realizing ultralow-friction… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
There have been many claims that the Internet represents a new "frictionless market." Our research empirically analyzes the… 
Review
1999
Review
1999
Contact problems are central to Solid Mechanics, because contact is the principal method of applying loads to a deformable body… 
Review
1998
Review
1998
This paper reviews rock friction and the frictional properties of earthquake faults. The basis for rate- and state-dependent… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Friction, wear and lubrication between materials in contact are of fundamental importance in many pure and applied sciences… 
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
  • Hoover
  • Physical review. A, General physics
  • 1985
  • Corpus ID: 45303234
Nose has modified Newtonian dynamics so as to reproduce both the canonical and the isothermal-isobaric probability densities in…