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The Shamban Tribology Laboratory

Laboratory Head: Prof. Izhak Etsion
Location: Energy Bldg.
Phone: 04-8292096

The Tribology Laboratory at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology was founded in 1990. Its main activities include:

  • Fundamental research, both theoretical and experimental, in areas such as contact mechanics, friction, wear, adhesion, lubrication and biotribology.
  • Consulting to industry and help in solving problems related to wear reduction, friction energy losses, and increasing reliability and life of mechanical components and systems.
  • Educating Ph.D , M.Sc and B.Sc students in Tribology.
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Bio-Tribology of Synovial joints