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Materials - Surfaces, Interfaces, Thin Films, Corrosion, Coatings | Tribology for Scientists and Engineers - From Basics to Advanced Concepts

Tribology for Scientists and Engineers

From Basics to Advanced Concepts

Menezes, P., Ingole, S.P., Nosonovsky, M., Kailas, S.V., Lovell, M.R. (Eds.)

2013, XI, 948 p. 526 illus., 223 illus. in color.

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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.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Coatings - Contact Mechanics - Engineering surfaces - Friction and wear - Interface Temperature - Lubrication - Nano Tribology - Sliding Surfaces - Tribological Phenomena - Tribology

Related subjects » Condensed Matter Physics - Mechanical Engineering - Surfaces, Interfaces, Thin Films, Corrosion, Coatings

Table of contents 

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.

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