About the Journal
The Journal of Tribology publishes over 100 outstanding technical articles of permanent interest to the tribology community annually and attracts articles by tribologists from around the world. The journal features a mix of experimental, numerical, and theoretical articles dealing with all aspects of the field. In addition to being of interest to engineers and other scientists doing research in the field, the Journal is also of great importance to engineers who design or use mechanical components such as bearings, gears, seals, magnetic recording heads and disks, or prosthetic joints, or who are involved with manufacturing processes.
Scope: Friction and wear; Fluid film lubrication; Elastohydrodynamic lubrication; Surface properties and characterization; Contact mechanics; Magnetic recordings; Tribological systems; Seals; Bearing design and technology; Gears; Metalworking; Lubricants; Artificial joints
Diversity and Inclusion The Technical Committee on Publications and Communications endorses the commitment of ASME to support diversity and to create and ensure inclusive and ethical practices for publishing as well as the science and engineering professions.
Frequency: Bimonthly (2017)ISSN: 0742-4787
Journal of Tribology (ISSN: 0742-4787), 1984 - Present
Journal of Lubrication Technology (ISSN: 0022-2305), 1967 - 1983
Impact Factor: 1.891
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