Technology equals new products

McCoy, Daniel D.
February 2007
Tribology & Lubrication Technology;Feb2007, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p4
Academic Journal
The author discusses technological innovations that will have impact on the science of tribology and the practice of lubrication engineering. He mentions some of the ongoing work in the scientific community including the developing science of nanotribology. He discusses the role of tribologists in the Bionic Age of replacement parts for humans.


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