Nanotribology and Nanomechanics

An Introduction

Editors: Bhushan, Bharat (Ed.)

  • Presents a comprehensive reference and textbook to the principles of nanotribology and nanomechanics
  • Offers a timely introduction to the main topics of nanomechanics for teaching and self-study purposes
  • Integrates knowledge of the field from the mechanics and materialsscience perspectives
  • Covers key measurement techniques, their applications, and theoretical modelling of interfaces
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About this Textbook

This textbook and comprehensive reference source and serves as a timely, practical introduction to the principles of nanotribology and nanomechanics.

This 4th edition has been completely revised and updated, concentrating on the key measurement techniques, their applications, and theoretical modeling of interfaces.  It provides condensed knowledge of the field from the mechanics and materials science perspectives to graduate students, research workers, and practicing engineers.

About the authors

Dr. Bharat Bhushan is an Ohio Eminent Scholar and The Howard D. Winbigler Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, a Graduate Research Faculty Advisor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and the Director of the Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLBB) at the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. He holds two M.Sc., a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering/mechanics, an MBA, and four semi-honorary and honorary doctorates. His research interests are in Fundamental studies in the interdisciplinary areas of bio/nanotribology/nanomechanics and nanomaterials characterization in bio/nanotechnology and biomimetics with a focus on scanning probe techniques.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introduction—Measurement Techniques and Applications

    Bhushan, Bharat

    Pages 1-29

  • Scanning Probe Microscopy—Principle of Operation, Instrumentation, and Probes

    Bhushan, Bharat (et al.)

    Pages 33-93

  • Calibration of Normal and Lateral Forces in Cantilevers Used in Atomic Force Microscopy

    Palacio, Manuel L. B. (et al.)

    Pages 95-134

  • Biomedical Sensing with the Atomic Force Microscope

    Lamprecht, Constanze (et al.)

    Pages 135-173

  • Nanomechanical Characterization of Solid Surfaces and Thin Films

    Bhushan, Bharat

    Pages 177-251

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Nanotribology and Nanomechanics
Book Subtitle
An Introduction
Editors
  • Bharat Bhushan
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-51433-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-51433-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-51432-1
Edition Number
4
Number of Pages
XVI, 928
Number of Illustrations and Tables
500 b/w illustrations, 156 illustrations in colour
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