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A broad reference detailing major aspects in the surface sciences, tribology, lubrication science, materials science, and in manufacturing
Focuses on tribology from the macro- to the nano- levels as well as from experimental and computational science
Comprehensive coverage of fundamental aspects of friction, lubrication, and wear
This book details a comprehensive overview of tribology. General information on how tribology is approached in various related areas of research, both experimental and computational is provided. The book contains up-to-date data and describes current technologies.
Fundamentals of Engineering Surfaces.- Friction and Wear.- Contact Mechanics.- Experimental Methods in Tribology.- Interface Temperature of Sliding Surfaces.- Tribology of Metals and Alloys.- Tribology of Ceramics and Ceramic Matrix Composites.- Tribology of Metal Matrix Composites.- Coatings Tribology.- Fundamentals of Lubrication.- Self-Lubricating Behaviour of Graphite Reinforced Composites.- Particle Tribology.- Tribology of Solid Lubricants.- Tribology of Green Lubricants.- Nano Tribology.- Surface Probe Techniques.- Biotribology and Human Tribology.- Green and Biomimetic Tribology.- Fundamentals of Linking Tribology and Corrosion for Medical Applications.- Wear of Biomedical Implants.- Tribology in Metal Cutting.- Tribo-chemistry and Tribo-corrosion.- Tribology in Chemical-Mechanical Planarization.- Tribology in Metal Forming.- Tribology in Machine Components.- Macroscale Applications in Tribology.- Microscale Applications in Tribology.