Description

This is an indespensible guide to both researchers in academia and industry who wish to perform tribological experiments more effectively. With an extensive range of illustrations which communicate the basic concepts in experimental methods tribology more effectively than text alone. An extensive citation list is also provided at the end of each chapter facilitating a more thorough navigation through a particular subject.

Key Features

* Contains extensive illustrations * Highlights limitations of current techniques

Readership

For those wishing to perform more effective tribological experiments

Table of Contents

Introduction, Simulation of Wear and Friction, Tribometers, Measurement of Friction and Wear, Control of the Test Environment, Characterization of Test Specimens, Sample Preparation and Execution of Tests, Surface Micrography and Analysis, Lubricant and Wear Particle Analysis, Analysis and Deduction by Dimensional Analysis

Details

No. of pages:
372
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780444515896
Electronic ISBN:
9780080472737