eBook Nano-tribology and Materials in MEMS, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642369359
  • ISBN-13: 9783642369353
  • DDC: 621.89
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 275 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This book brings together recent developments in the areas of MEMS tribology, novel lubricants and coatings for nanotechnological applications, biomimetics in tribology and fundamentals of micro/nano-tribology. Tribology plays important roles in the functioning and durability of machines at small length scales because of the problems associated with strong surface adhesion, friction, wear etc. Recently, a number of studies have been conducted to understand tribological phenomena at nano/micro scales and many new tribological solutions for MEMS have been proposed.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Nanotribological Phenomena, Principles and Mechanisms for MEMS.
2: Biomimetic Inspiration Regarding Nano-Tribology and Materials Issues in MEMS.
3: Nanotribology and Wettability of Molecularly Thin Film.
4: Mechanical Properties and Deformation Behavior of Ni Nanodot-Patterned Surfaces.
5: Biomimetic Surfaces for Tribological Applications in Micro/Nano-Devices.
6: Molecular Simulation of Polymer Nanotribology.
7: Atomistic Modeling of Polymeric Nanotribology.
8: Probing the Complexities of Friction in Submicron Contacts Between Two Pristine Surfaces.
9: Nano/Micro-Tribological Properties of MEMS/NEMS Materials.
10: Friction and Wear Studies of Ultra-Thin Functionalized Polyethylene Film Chemisorbed on Si with an Intermediate Benzophenone Layer.
11: Localized Lubrication of Micromachines: A Novel Method of Lubrication on Micromechanical Devices.