Computer simulations shed light on fine particles from tyres and brakes

11th July 2017 | 0 Comments
 
Computer simulations shed light on fine particles from tyres and brakes
Ramin Aghababaei, the study’s lead author, sees direct industrial applications for the research (Photo: Alain Herzog)

A study based on collaboration between Swiss technical university Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Cornell University has examined the fine particles produced by adhesive wear, using computer simulations to identify how these particles form. Researchers hope that their work – which they call a “breakthrough” – may lead to cost savings and environmental benefits.

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