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When surfaces in contact move relative to each other, the friction between the two surfaces converts kinetic energy into heat . This property can have dramatic consequences, as illustrated by the use of friction created by rubbing pieces of wood together to start a fire. Kinetic energy is | 2011/10/4 13:13:17

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seconds), and direct heat input at the weld interface, yields relatively small heat-affected zones. Friction welding techniques are generally melt-free, which avoids grain growth in engineered materials, such as high-strength heat-treated steels. Another advantage is that the motion tends | 2011/8/7 7:35:46

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It was invented and experimentally proven by Wayne Thomas and a team of his colleagues at The Welding Institute UK in December 1991. TWI holds a number of patents on the process, the first being the most descriptive. [ 1 ] Contents 1 Principle of operation 2 Microstructural features

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An interesting phenomenon is the Triboluminescence observable in a dark room as the tape is pulled off the roll. [ edit ] References ^ United States Bureau of Naval Personnel, Bureau of Naval Personnel (1970). Basic Electricity: Rate Training Manual . Courier Dover Publications. ISBN | 2011/2/4 14:44:39

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take to eliminate these disruptions. Ball bearings are an example of an attempt to minimize the friction torque. [ edit ] Examples When a hobo applies the brake to his/her forward leg , the spirits tips forward due to the frictional torque between the leg and the ground . When a

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complained of suffering from Gulf War syndrome [ citation needed ] . Contents 1 Operation Friction 2 The Gulf War 3 CF components 3.1 Joint headquarters 3.2 Naval operations 3.3 Air operations 3.4 Canadian Field Hospital 3.5 Air-transport operations [ edit ] | 2011/4/18 0:14:53

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In practice, the theoretical tension acting on the belt or rope calculated by the belt friction equation can be compared to the maximum tension the belt can support. This helps a designer of such a rig to know how many times the belt or rope must be wrapped around the pulley to prevent it | 2011/3/26 8:28:04

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A special road safety problem is Split friction or μ (mu) - split; when the friction significantly differs between the left and the right wheelpath. The road may then not be perceived as hazardous when accelerating, cruising or even braking softly. But in a case of hard (emergency-)braking | 2010/9/25 4:50:50

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A friction hitch is a kind of knot used to attach one rope to another in a way that is easily adjusted. These knots are commonly used in Single Rope Technique while climbing to ascend a hanging rope by alternately hanging on one friction hitch and sliding the other up. Friction hitches | 2010/9/25 21:43:51

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Glycerol mono-oleate is a common example of a friction modifier. Whale oil was formerly used as a friction modifier in automatic transmission fluid . [ 1 ] This additive is needed in limited slip differentials. [ edit ] See also Oil Additive Friction Modifier [ edit ] References | 2011/4/4 21:32:10