Fretting Wear and Fretting Fatigue

Fretting Wear and Fretting Fatigue

Fundamental Principles and Applications

1st Edition - October 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Tomasz Liskiewicz, Daniele Dini
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128240960

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Fretting Wear and Fretting Fatigue: Fundamental Principles and Applications takes a combined mechanics and materials approach, providing readers with a fundamental understanding of fretting phenomena, related modeling and experimentation techniques, methods for mitigation, and robust examples of practical applications across an array of engineering disciplines. Sections cover the underpinning theories of fretting wear and fretting fatigue, delve into experimentation and modeling methods, and cover a broad array of applications of fretting fatigue and fretting wear, looking at its impacts in medical implants, suspension ropes, bearings, heating exchangers, electrical connectors, and more.

Key Features

  • Covers theoretical fundamentals, modeling and experimentation techniques, and applications of fretting wear and fatigue
  • Takes a combined mechanics and materials approach
  • Discusses the differences and similarities between fretting wear and fretting fatigue as well as combined experimental and modeling methods
  • Covers applications including medical implants, heat exchangers, bearings, automotive components, gas turbines, and more


Tribology and contact/surface mechanics researchers; Researchers working on bearings, aircraft components, automotive electrical connectors, medical implants, and steel wire ropes; graduate students in these areas. Professional engineers (aerospace, automotive, mechanical, biomedical, civil)

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Fretting Wear and Fretting Fatigue
    2. Brief History of Fretting Fatigue and Fretting Wear
    3. Differences Between Fretting Fatigue and Fretting Wear
    4. Contact Mechanics and Fretting
    5. Transition Criteria of Fretting Fatigue
    6. Fretting Wear Modes
    7. Tribologically Transformed Structures
    8. Impact of Roughness of Fretting Wear
    9. Heat Transfer in Fretting Wear Contacts
    10. Nano-Fretting Wear
    11. Experimental Methods for Fretting Wear
    12. Experimental Methods for Fretting Fatigue
    13. Combines Experimental Approaches for Fretting Wear and Fretting Fatigue
    14. Fretting Wear Modeling Approaches
    15. Fretting Fatigue Modeling Approaches
    16. Combined Fretting Wear and Fretting Fatigue Modeling Approaches
    17. Fretting Wear and Fatigue in Medical Implants
    18. Fretting Fatigue and Wear in Electrical Connectors
    19. Fretting Wear and Fatigue in Suspension Ropes
    20. Fretting Wear and Fatigue in Heat Exchanges
    21. Fretting Wear and Fatigue in Bearings
    22. Coatings for Preventing Fretting
    23. Fretting Wear and Fatigue of Automotive Components
    24. Fretting Wear and Fatigue of Bolted Connections
    25. Fretting Wear and Fatigue of Gas Turbines

Product details

  • No. of pages: 500
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: October 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128240960

About the Editors

Tomasz Liskiewicz

Professor Tomas Liskiewicz is Head of Department of Engineering at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has over 20 years of international academic and engineering experience from leading research institutions in the UK, France, Canada, and Poland. His research interests focus on surface engineering and tribology of functional surfaces, with a particular interest in fretting wear phenomena. His work has been published in such journals as Applied Surface Engineering; Tribology International; Surface and Coatings Technology; Wear and Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. He has presented at an array of international conferences and has been involved in fretting research for 20 years, with a main focus on wear processes. He previously spent 2 years in Alberta, Canada, working as a Senior Scientist at Charter Coating, leading material testing projects for the oil and gas industry. He was elected Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in London in 2014 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics in London where he acts as Chair of the Tribology Group Committee.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head, Department of Engineering, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Manchester Metropolitan University THE rank: 601-800th

Daniele Dini

Daniele Dini is Head of the Tribology Group at Imperial College London. Prior to joining Imperial in 2006, Professor Dini studied in the Department of Engineering at the University of Oxford, working on fretting fatigue of gas turbine components. He has been involved in work on fretting fatigue and wear for over 20 years, and currently leads the advanced modeling research team within the Tribology Group at Imperial, collaborating closely with its experimentalists. His current research portfolio supports a large team of researchers focused on studies related to the modeling of tribological systems and materials. Most of these projects are multidisciplinary and range from atomic and molecular simulation of lubricants, additives, and surfaces, to modeling of systems, such as machine and biomedical components. He has received many individual and best papers awards, sits on a number of international committees and editorial boards, is a Fellow of the UK Institute of Mechanical Engineers, and has published over 200 journal articles along with several book chapters.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head, Tribology Group, Imperial College, UK

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