Green Energy and Technology

Green Tribology

Biomimetics, Energy Conservation and Sustainability

Editors: Nosonovsky, Michael, Bhushan, Bharat (Eds.)

  • - presents green tribology - important for lubrication engineering - gives information on biomimetic surfaces, self-cleaning surfaces, surface-healing and friction in living nature - important chapter on the Lotus effect and surface microstructuring - practical information on antifouling surfaces and tribology of wind power turbines

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Tribology is the study of friction, wear and lubrication. Recently, the concept of “green tribology” as “the science and technology of the tribological aspects of ecological balance and of environmental and biological impacts” was introduced. The field of green tribology includes tribological technology that mimics living nature (biomimetic surfaces) and thus is expected to be environmentally friendly, the control of friction and wear that is of importance for energy conservation and conversion, environmental aspects of lubrication and surface modification techniques, and tribological aspects of green applications such as wind-power turbines or solar panels. This book is the first comprehensive volume on green tribology. The chapters are prepared by leading experts in their fields and cover such topics as biomimetics, environmentally friendly lubrication, tribology of wind turbines and renewable sources of energy, and ecological impact of new technologies of surface treatment.

About the authors

Michael Nosonovsky is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. For his work on the scale effect in friction and biomimetic surfaces he was honored in 2008 by ASME Burt L. Newkirk award

Prof. Bharat Bhushan is Ohio Eminent Scholar and Howard D. Winbigler Professor Director of Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- and Nanotechnology and Biomimetics at Ohio State University. He is an author and editor of more than 10 monographs and about 700 research articles and one of the most prominent tribologists in the world.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • Green Tribology, its History, Challenges, and Perspectives

    Nosonovsky, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 3-22

  • Lotus Versus Rose: Biomimetic Surface Effects

    Nosonovsky, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 25-40

  • Self-Organization at the Frictional Interface

    Nosonovsky, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 41-78

  • Advanced Nanostructured Surfaces for the Control of Biofouling: Cell Adhesions to Three-Dimensional Nanostructures

    Choi, Chang-Hwan (et al.)

    Pages 79-103

  • Green Nanotribology and Sustainable Nanotribology in the Frame of the Global Challenges for Humankind

    Gebeshuber, I. C.

    Pages 105-125

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eBook $159.00
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Hardcover $209.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-23680-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Green Tribology
Book Subtitle
Biomimetics, Energy Conservation and Sustainability
Editors
  • Michael Nosonovsky
  • Bharat Bhushan
Series Title
Green Energy and Technology
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-23681-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-23681-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-23680-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43525-6
Series ISSN
1865-3529
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 634
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