The objective of the 28th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology was to define current understanding of the science relating to boundary and mixed lubrication and to compare this with the needs of industry in terms of applications.

Major advances have been made in recent years in areas such as contact mechanics, wear, elastohydrodynamic lubrication incorporating surface texture, lubricant interactions with surfaces and the experimental interrogation of surface topography, surface films and lubricant film thickness. However, the needs of industry are equally intense with a seemingly relentless drive towards more compact, efficient and durable tribological systems.

Boundary and Mixed Lubrication: Science and Applications publishes peer-reviewed papers presented at the 28th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology. The Keynote address was presented by Professor Koji Kato, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan under the title "Wear of Boundary or Mixed Lubrication Regimes", which set the scene for the meeting with a review of recent scientific developments with a clear focus on the potential for technological and industrial development.


For scientists and engineers with an interest in tribology, lubrication, boundary friction and wear.

Table of Contents

Session Headings. Selected Papers. Keynote Address and Invited Paper. Wear in boundary or mixed lubrication regimes (K. Kato). Analytical modeling of mixed lubrication performance (H.S. Cheng). Boundary Lubrication 1 Advances in the modelling of boundary lubrication (J.A. Williams). Additive-surface interaction in boundary lubrication: a combinatorial approach (M. Eglin et al.). Boundary Lubrication 2. Boundary lubrication: from simple fatty acids to synovial fluid (N.D. Spencer). Dynamic control of friction via surface structuring (M. Heuberger et al.). Mixed Lubrication. Effects of elastic deformation and temperature on a mixed film lubrication model (A.K. Tieu et al.). A model of mixed lubrication with capillary effects (J.L. Streator). Lubricants 1. Effects of detergent on the chemistry of tribofilms from ZDDP: studied by X-ray absorption spectroscopy and XPS (Y. Wan et al.). Friction and wear in a conformal conjunction subjected to boundary lubrication with environmentally adapted oils (J. Ukonsaari, E. Kassfeldt). Lubricants 2. Study of zinc dialkyldithiophosphate using electrochemical techniques (Xiaoyin Xu et al.). The film forming properties of Newtonian and polymer thickened non-Newtonian oils under low rolling contact pressures (C. Bovington, A. LaFountain). The mechanism of layer formation and the function of additives used in fully formulated engine crankcase oils (H. Kaleli, Y. Berthier). Nano-Boundary Lubrication and Molecular Dynamics.


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