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Engineering Tribology

Engineering Tribology, 4th Edition is an established introductory reference focusing on the key concepts and engineering implications of tribology. Taking an interdisciplinary view, the book brings together the relevant knowledge from different fields needed to achieve effective analysis and control of friction and wear.

Updated to cover recent advances in tribology, this new edition includes new sections on ionic and mesogenic lubricants, surface texturing, and multiscale characterization of 3D surfaces and coatings. Current trends in nanotribology are discussed, such as those relating to lubricants, coatings and composites, and geotribology is introduced.

Suitable as an introductory text, a refresher or an on-the-job reference, Engineering Tribology, 4th Edition is intended for final year undergraduate and postgraduate students in mechanical engineering as well as professional engineers. It is also relevant to those working in materials engineering, applied chemistry, physics and bioengineering.

Audience

Advanced undergraduate and graduate students in mechanical/materials engineering, involved in the design of gears, bearings, or wear-resistant components. Professional engineers involved with fluid mechanics, lubrication, biomedical technology and other related areas.

Hardbound, 884 Pages

Published: September 2013

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-12-397047-3

Contents

  • 1 INTRODUCTION

    2 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF LUBRICANTS

    3 LUBRICANTS AND THEIR COMPOSITION

    4 HYDRODYNAMIC LUBRICATION

    5 COMPUTATIONAL HYDRODYNAMICS

    6 HYDROSTATIC LUBRICATION

    7 ELASTOHYDRODYNAMIC LUBRICATION

    8 BOUNDARY AND EXTREME PRESSURE LUBRICATION

    9 SOLID LUBRICATION AND SURFACE TREATMENTS

    10 FUNDAMENTALS OF CONTACT BETWEEN SOLIDS

    11 ABRASIVE, EROSIVE AND CAVITATION WEAR

    12 ADHESION AND ADHESIVE WEAR

    13 CORROSIVE AND OXIDATIVE WEAR

    14 FATIGUE WEAR

    15 FRETTING AND MINOR WEAR MECHANISMS

    16 WEAR OF NON-METALLIC MATERIALS

    17 FUTURE DIRECTIONS IN TRIBOLOGY

    APPENDIX

    INDEX

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