Tribology of Polymeric Nanocomposites, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0444594647
  • ISBN-13: 9780444594648
  • DDC: 620.192
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 832 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Tribology of Polymeric Nanocomposites provides a comprehensive description of polymeric nanocomposites, both as bulk materials and as thin surface coatings, and provides rare, focused coverage of their tribological behavior and potential use in tribological applications. Providing engineers and designers with the preparation techniques, friction and wear mechanisms, property information and evaluation methodology needed to select the right polymeric nanocomposites for the job, this unique book also includes valuable real-world examples of polymeric nanocomposites in action in tribological applications.Provides a complete reference to polmer nanocomposite material use in tribology from preparation through to selection and use. Explains the theory through examples of real-world applications, keeping this high-level topic practical and accessible. Includes contributions from more than 20 international tribology experts to offer broad yet detailed coverage of this fast-moving field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Foreword to the 2nd Edition.
1: Tribological Applications of Polymers and Their Composites – Past, Present and Future Prospects.
2: The Effect of Nanoparticle Fillers on Transfer Film Formation and the Tribological Behavior of Polymers.
3: Synergistic Effects of Nanoparticles and Traditional Tribofillers on Sliding Wear of Polymeric Hybrid Composites.
4: The Influence of Nanoparticle Fillers on the Friction and Wear Behavior of Polymer Matrices.
5: Tribological Behavior of Polymer Nanocomposites Produced by Dispersion of Nanofillers in Molten Thermoplastics.
6: Sliding Wear Performance of Epoxy-Based Nanocomposites.
7: Wear Simulation of a Polymer–Steel Sliding Pair Considering Temperature- and Time-Dependent Material Properties.
8: On the Friction and Wear of Carbon Nanofiber-Reinforced PEEK-Based Polymer Composites.
9: Wear Behavior of Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Polyethylene and Epoxy Composites.
10: Tribological Properties of Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Composites.
11: Wear and Wear Maps of Hard Coatings.
12: Hybridized Carbon Nanocomposite Thin Films: Synthesis, Structures and Tribological Properties.
13: Sliding Friction and Wear of “Nanomodified” and Coated Rubbers.
14: Scratch Damage Resistance of Silica-Based Sol–Gel Coatings on Polymeric Substrates.
15: Scratch Behavior of Polymeric Materials.
16: Wear and Scratch Damage in Polymer Nanocomposites.
17: Polytetrafluoroethylene Matrix Nanocomposites for Tribological Applications.
18: Development of Nanostructured Slide Coatings for Automotive Components.
19: Friction and Wear Behavior of PEEK and Its Composite Coatings.
20: Surface Engineering with Micro- and Nanosized Solid Lubricants for Enhanced Performance of Polymer Composites and Bearings.
21: Novel Nanocomposites and Hybrids for High-Temperature Lubricating Coating Applications.
22: A Novel Neural Network Approach for Modeling Tribological Properties of PolyPhenylene Sulfide Reinforced on Different Scales.