Engineering Tribology

By

  • Gwidon Stachowiak, Tribology Laboratory, University of Western Australia
  • Andrew Batchelor, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

As with the previous edition, the third edition of Engineering Tribology provides a thorough understanding of friction and wear using technologies such as lubrication and special materials. Tribology is a complex topic with its own terminology and specialized concepts, yet is vitally important throughout all engineering disciplines, including mechanical design, aerodynamics, fluid dynamics and biomedical engineering. This edition includes updated material on the hydrodynamic aspects of tribology as well as new advances in the field of biotribology, with a focus throughout on the engineering applications of tribology.

This book offers an extensive range if illustrations which communicate the basic concepts of tribology in engineering better than text alone. All chapters include an extensive list of references and citations to facilitate further in-depth research and thorough navigation through particular subjects covered in each chapter.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2005
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7836-0


Table of Contents

1 INTRODUCTION2 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF LUBRICANTS3 LUBRICANTS AND THEIR COMPOSITION4 HYDRODYNAMIC LUBRICATION5 COMPUTATIONAL HYDRODYNAMICS6 HYDROSTATIC LUBRICATION7 ELASTOHYDRODYNAMIC LUBRICATION8 BOUNDARY AND EXTREME PRESSURE LUBRICATION9 SOLID LUBRICATION AND SURFACE TREATMENTS10 FUNDAMENTALS OF CONTACT BETWEEN SOLIDS11 ABRASIVE, EROSIVE AND CAVITATION WEAR12 ADHESION AND ADHESIVE WEAR13 CORROSIVE AND OXIDATIVE WEAR14 FATIGUE WEAR15 FRETTING AND MINOR WEAR MECHANISMS16 WEAR OF NON-METALLIC MATERIALS17 FUTURE DIRECTIONS IN TRIBOLOGYAPPENDIXINDEX