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April 2019


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This issue of the digital TLT is sponsored by the 2019 STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition.

FEATURES


20 MINUTES

20 Minutes With Zina Jarrahi-Cinker
She turned a college fascination into a career leading the top graphene organization in the U.S.

LUBRICATION FUNDAMENTALS
A lesson relearned
When testing oil and grease, there’s a big difference between repeatability and reproducibility.

WEBINARS
Gear failure analysis

Employ these best practices to identify gearset problems before they fail.


FEATURE ARTICLE 

Designing better bearings
Cleaner steels and advanced computational modeling are increasing performance while reducing cost.

FORUM 

Sulfurized Additives: Types available, key applications and beneficial properties
Multifunctionality enables them to be used in key lubricant applications now and in the future.

TECH BEAT I 

Monitoring truck NOx emissions
Researchers used the plume capture & carbon balance method to measure truck NOx emissions.

TECH BEAT II 

Knee implant sensors powered by friction
A self-powered sensor prototype demonstrates the effectiveness of triboelectric generation.

TECH BEAT III 

New type of magnesium battery
A new battery using a lean electrolyte design demonstrates higher specific energy power and cycling stability than previously reported.

SOUNDING BOARD 

Electric vehicle lubrication
How will lubrication engineering change if the trend toward electric vehicles grows?


COLUMNS


PRESIDENT’S REPORT                                         

The life blood of the society


FROM THE EDITOR

Galvayne’s groove


HEADQUARTERS REPORT

Education is STLE’s cornerstone

AUTOMOTIVE TRIBOLOGY

Deep valleys

CUTTING EDGE

What makes a BRO?

MACHINERY

Managing plant used oil