Physics Seminar

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004, 4:30 pm
Willet Science Center 101

Student Presentation:
Laura Lucas on "Kinesiology: The Human Machine"

and Journal Club
"Friction at the Mesoscale"
Contemporary Physics, Vol. 45, No. 6, pp 475-490 (2004)

Randall D Peters
Department of Physics
 Mercer University

The organization of structures at the mesoscale is assumed to be the most important mechanism for the majority of friction types. Evidence is provided for the hypothesis that defect organization is fundamental to both tribological and internal friction.

Please join us for light refreshments at 4:15pm outside WSC 109.