Friction and Wear

Friction and Wear

Calculation Methods

1st Edition - January 1, 1982

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  • Authors: I V Kragelsky, M N Dobychin, V S Kombalov
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483145501

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Friction and Wear: Calculation Methods provides an introduction to the main theories of a new branch of mechanics known as ""contact interaction of solids in relative motion."" This branch is closely bound up with other sciences, especially physics and chemistry. The book analyzes the nature of friction and wear, and some theoretical relationships that link the characteristics of the processes and the properties of the contacting bodies essential for practical application of the theories in calculating friction forces and wear values. The effect of the environment on friction and wear is also considered. Finally, the requirements, which must be fulfilled by the physicomechanical properties of the materials of which contacting bodies are made and which determine their behavior in moving contacts, are formulated. The book will be of interest to a wide circle of readers, e.g. engineers, designers, machine users, and research workers, working on the production of wear-resistant materials and working on the nature of friction and wear.

Table of Contents

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    Interaction between, Changes in, and Damage to Solids in Sliding Contact

    Contact Area

    Critical Points Characterizing the Conditions for the Transition from One Type of Sliding Interaction to Another

    Preliminary Displacement and Static Friction

    Dry and Boundary Friction

    Friction on Impact

    Rolling Friction

    The Wear of Solids

    Running-in and Equilibrium Roughness

    Calculating the Wear of Machine Elements

    Calculating the Wear of Machine Elements in the Presence of an Abrasive

    Methods of Evaluating the Frictional Properties of Materials



    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 474
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1982
  • Published: January 1, 1982
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483145501

About the Authors

I V Kragelsky

M N Dobychin

V S Kombalov

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    Friction & Wear Calculation Methods

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