Nanotribology, Biomimetics, and Industrial Applications
Bhushan, Bharat (Ed.)
3rd ed. 2011, XVI, 1017p. 647 illus..
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Subset of the Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology addressed to a select audience
Ideal for teaching and self-study purposes
Focuses on the areas of nanomechanics and nanotribology
With a foreword by physics Nobel laureate Gerd Binnig
The comprehensive reference and textbook serves as a timely, practical introduction to the principles of nanotribology and. Assuming some familiarity with macroscopic tribology, the book comprises chapters by internationally recognized experts, who integrate knowledge of the field from the mechanics and materials-science perspectives. They cover key measurement techniques, their applications, and theoretical modelling of interfaces, each beginning their contributions with macro- and progressing to microconcepts.
Content Level »Graduate
Keywords »Adhesion, Friction, and Wear - BioMEMS/NEMS - Lubrication - Magnetic Storage Devices - Nanomechanics