Tribology journals

Wear journal

Wear journal is dedicated to the advancement of basic and applied knowledge concerning the nature of wear of materials. Broadly, topics of interest range from development of fundamental understanding of the mechanisms of wear to innovative solutions to practical engineering problems.

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Tribology International

Tribology is the science of rubbing surfaces and contributes to every facet of our everyday life, from live cell friction to engine lubrication and seismology. As such tribology is truly multidisciplinary and this extraordinary breadth of scientific interest is reflected in the scope of Tribology International.

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Tribology Letters

Tribology Letters is devoted to the development of the science of tribology and its applications, particularly focusing on publishing high-quality papers at the forefront of tribological science and that address the fundamentals of friction, lubrication, wear, or adhesion.  The journal facilitates communication and exchange of seminal ideas among thousands of practitioners who are engaged worldwide in the pursuit of tribology-based science and technology.

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Journal of Tribology

The Journal of Tribology publishes over 100 outstanding technical articles of permanent interest to the tribology community annually and attracts articles by tribologists from around the world. The journal features a mix of experimental, numerical, and theoretical articles dealing with all aspects of the field. In addition to being of interest to engineers and other scientists doing research in the field, the Journal is also of great importance to engineers who design or use mechanical components such as bearings, gears, seals, magnetic recording heads and disks, or prosthetic joints, or who are involved with manufacturing processes.

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Tribology Transactions

Tribology Transactions contains experimental and theoretical papers on friction, wear, lubricants, lubrication, materials, machines and moving components, from the macro- to the nano-scale.

The papers will be of interest to academic, industrial and government researchers and technologists working in many fields.

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Lubrication Science

Lubrication Science is devoted to high-quality research which notably advances fundamental and applied aspects of the science and technology related to lubrication. It publishes research articles, short communications and reviews which demonstrate novelty and cutting edge science in the field, aiming to become a key specialised venue for communicating advances in lubrication research and development.

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Friction

Friction is a single-blind peer-reviewed open access journal published under the SpringerOpen brand for the publication of theoretical and experimental research works related to the friction, lubrication and wear. Original, high quality research papers and review articles on all aspects of tribology are welcome, including, but are not limited to, a variety of topics.

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Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology

The Journal of Engineering Tribology publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed papers from academia and industry worldwide on the engineering science associated with tribology and its application to machine elements. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

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Tribology & Lubrication Technology

Tribology & Lubrication Technology (TLT) is the official monthly publication of STLE and was created to aid in the technical education and professional development of STLE members and industry colleagues. Through its print and digital editions, TLT delivers world-class technical content to some 13,000 lubricant professionals each month. Each issue includes feature articles, best practice analyses, industry surveys, interviews with leading lubrication professionals, emerging-technology reports, lubrication fundamentals and much more.  For general inquiries or article submissions, email TLT@stle.org.

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Industrial Lubrication and Tribology

Industrial Lubrication and Tribology provides a broad coverage of the materials and techniques employed in tribology. It contains a firm technical news element which brings together and promotes best practice in the three disciplines of tribology, which comprise lubrication, wear and friction. ILT also follows the progress of research into advanced lubricants, bearings, seals, gears and related machinery parts, as well as materials selection. A double-blind peer review process involving the editor and other subject experts ensures the content's validity and relevance.

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Journal of Bio- and Tribo- Corrosion

Journal of Bio- and Tribo-Corrosion publishes papers in all aspects of tribo-corrosion, ranging from biological environments to green energy technologies to bio-degradable metals and polymer composites. Rigorously reviewed research papers and reviews in the journal cover a broad range of subjects such as corrosion, tribo-corrosion of coatings and thin films, sliding-corrosion, fretting-corrosion, microabrasion-corrosion, tribo-corrosion models, bio-tribo-corrosion, surface engineering and materials, nano-corrosion, and surface modifications (nanotube and texturing) to improve tribocorrosion resistance by keeping biocompactability and cell viability.

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Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering: Tribology

Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering’s specialty section Tribology aims to cover a broad and interdisciplinary spectrum of topics connected with mechanics and physics of interfaces in natural, technical and biological systems. The goal of Tribology is to facilitate and to convey a consistent view of tribological processes across the scales and disciplines. As a section of Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, Tribology provides collaborative peer review, rapid Open Access publication and high impact, as well as networking and post publication activities.

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Lubricants

Lubricants publishes regular research papers, reviews, letters and communications covering all aspects of tribology, including the study and application of the principles of friction, lubrication and wear. The aim is to encourage scientists to publish experimental, theoretical and computational results that provide new insight and understanding into the scientific and technical basis for lubrication and related phenomenon. There is no restriction on the length of the papers. The full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced.

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