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Europlanet BENELUX Hub

Vlaams Space Cluster

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Mechanisms and Tribology

Tribology is the science and engineering of interacting surfaces in relative motion. It includes the study and application of the principles of frictionlubrication, and wear. Tribology is highly interdisciplinary. It draws on many academic fields, including physicschemistrymaterials sciencemathematicsbiology, and engineering. People who work in the field of tribology are referred to as tribologists.

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