Tribology for Scientists and Engineers, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 146141945X
  • ISBN-13: 9781461419457
  • DDC: 621.89
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 948 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 describes available tribology technologies and introdces a comprehensive overview of tribology. General, up-to-date knowledge on how tribology is approached in various related areas of research, both experimental and computational is provided.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Fundamental Science in Tribology.
2: Fundamentals of Engineering Surfaces.
3: Friction and Wear.
4: Contact Mechanics.
5: Experimental Methods in Tribology.
6: Interface Temperature of Sliding Surfaces.
7: Tribology of Engineering Materials.
8: Tribology of Metals and Alloys.
9: Tribology of Ceramics and Ceramic Matrix Composites.
10: Tribology of Metal Matrix Composites.
11: Coatings Tribology.
12: Lubrication Science.
13: Fundamentals of Lubrication.
14: Self-Lubricating Behavior of Graphite-Reinforced Composites.
15: Particle Tribology: Granular, Slurry, and Powder Tribosystems.
16: Tribology of Solid Lubricants.
17: Tribology of Green Lubricants.
18: Tribology at Nanometer Length Scale.
19: Nanotribology.
20: Surface Probe Techniques.
21: Tribology in Nature.
22: Biotribology and Human Tribology.
23: Green and Biomimetic Tribology.
24: Fundamentals of Linking Tribology and Corrosion (Tribocorrosion) for Medical Applications: Bio-Tribocorrosion.
25: Wear of Biomedical Implants.
26: Tribology in Manufacturing.
27: Tribology in Metal Cutting.
28: Tribo-Chemistry and Tribo-Corrosion.
29: Tribology in Chemical–Mechanical Planarization.
30: Tribology in Metal Forming.
31: Applications and Components.
32: Tribology in Machine Components.
33: Macroscale Applications in Tribology.
34: Microscale Applications in Tribology.