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Tribology Online

The electronic online journal "Tribology Online" aims to facilitate exchange of information thorough rapid publication of high quality papers for the worldwide development of tribology.


  • Masabumi Masuko
Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
  • Joichi Sugimura
Professor, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
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2017.8.31 Released

Submission deadline of the Special Issue on "the 6th World Tribology Congress 2017 at Beijing" has been extended
  • Deadline of Submission: Re-extended: FINAL January 31, 2018. August, 31, 2017.  December 10, 2017 (EXTENDED)
    → to CALL for PAPAERS

2017.7.31 Released

All journal articles published after July 15, 2017 in Tribology Online are open access and to be distributed under the terms of the latest version of the Creative Commons Attribution license. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (CC BY-NC-ND),

CC BY-NC-ND allows users to copy and distribute the article, provided this is not done for commercial purposes, and further does not permit distribution of the article if it is changed or edited in any way, and provided the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI), provides a link to the license, and that the licensor is not represented as endorsing the use made of the work.

2016.10.24 Released

Special Issue of "The 6th World Tribology Congress."  → to CALL for PAPAERS

2016.8.31 Released

2015 Tribology Online Paper Awards has been announced. →to Award page

2016.8.23 Released

Tribology Online Special Award =ITC Tokyo 2015  Excellent Paper Award = → to NEWS

2016.5.10 Released

ITC Tokyo 2015 Young Researcher Paper Award → to NEWS

2015.3.25 Released

Manuscript preparation procedure has been changed. → to Manuscript preparation Page


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