By Michael Nosonovsky

''Friction brought on instabilities may end up in vibrations, that are frequently bad (e.g., motor vehicle brake squeal). however, they are worthwhile (e.g., tune sound generation). New fabrics able to withstand put on and heal minor harm (self-healing) in themselves could be constructed if the power for self-organization is embedded into the cloth. This ebook emphasizes thermodynamic research of friction-induced

''This publication isn't like various different textbooks and monographs approximately friction. during this paintings we learn numerous results and manifestations of friction on the way to establish these houses of friction which are invariant for various friction mechanisms and therefore represent the very essence of friction as a actual phenomenon. by way of doing that we're making the case that friction is a basic strength of nature whose houses should be deduced without delay from the second one legislation of thermodynamics, instead of taken care of as a suite of phenomenological unrelated results and empirical facts''-- Read more...

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Friction-Induced Vibrations and Self-Organization: Mechanics and Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics of Sliding Contact

''Friction triggered instabilities may end up in vibrations, that are frequently bad (e. g. , automobile brake squeal). nevertheless, they're important (e. g. , song sound generation). New fabrics able to withstand put on and heal minor harm (self-healing) in themselves might be constructed if the power for self-organization is embedded into the fabric.

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Furthermore, he considers physical space “an illusion” and provides an interesting parallelism with the Chomskyan psycholinguistic theories of language acquisition: It should be clear from the above that the existence of a physical space, apart from any frame of reference, is an illusion. The mystery is that so many intelligent people, Newton included, fell victim to this illusion…. I submit that a solution of the mystery of the illusion of physical space does not come from physics but from psychology and neural science, and in particular from the way our brain processes visual information….

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3 Force versus Torque; Linear versus Rotational Motion Force and torque represent the action of one body upon another. Thus, inertia forces are not proper forces, since they are not caused by other bodies. Force is an additive quantity; that is, the total force acting upon a system of two bodies, A and B, is equal to the sum of forces acting on A and B. As discussed earlier, the law of angular momentum is totally independent of the law of linear momentum. This fact was realized by Euler in 1771, whereas Newtonian mechanics did not consider the angular momentum as a fundamental quantity because it concentrated on the material points that cannot rotate.

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