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Springer Tracts in Mechanical Engineering

Friction and Wear

Methodologies for Design and Control

Authors: Straffelini, Giovanni

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  • Offers an engineering approach to friction and wear problems
  • Provides specific guidelines on the selection of materials and surface treatments
  • Includes a chapter presenting numerous applications in the field of mechanical engineering and manufacturing
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This book introduces the basic concepts of contact mechanics, friction, lubrication, and wear mechanisms, providing simplified analytical relationships that are useful for quantitative assessments. Subsequently, an overview on the main wear processes is provided, and guidelines on the most suitable design solutions for each specific application are outlined. The final part of the text is devoted to a description of the main materials and surface treatments specifically developed for tribological applications and to the presentation of tribological systems of particular engineering relevance. The text is up to date with the latest developments in the field of tribology and provides a theoretical framework to explain friction and wear problems, together with practical tools for their resolution. The text is intended for students on Engineering courses (both bachelor and master degrees) who must develop a sound understanding of friction, wear, lubrication, and surface engineering, and for technicians or professionals who need to solve tribological problems in their work.

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Giovanni Straffelini is associate professor of Metallurgy at University of Trento, Italy.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Friction and Wear
Book Subtitle
Methodologies for Design and Control
Authors
Series Title
Springer Tracts in Mechanical Engineering
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-05894-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-05894-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-05893-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-35931-1
Series ISSN
2195-9862
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 283
Number of Illustrations
183 b/w illustrations
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