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Tribology of Graphene - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128186411, 9780128187388

Tribology of Graphene

1st Edition

Simulation Methods, Preparation Methods, and Their Applications

Author: Oleksiy V. Penkov
Paperback ISBN: 9780128186411
eBook ISBN: 9780128187388
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 8th January 2020
Page Count: 265
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Tribology of Graphene: Simulation Methods, Preparation Methods, and Their Applications provides an exhaustive reference guide on the tribology of graphene-based materials. The book begins with a discussion on the selection of the proper graphene-based material and then segues into how to choose a deposition method, how to control of its structure and properties, and the most effective working conditions and applications. The latest developments in theoretical simulations of graphene friction, preparation methods, and effective applications are all reviewed, as are the ways various graphene coatings can be successfully employed to decrease friction and wear in nano-, micro- and macro-mechanical applications.

Key Features

  • Synthesizes the broad current research in tribological applications of graphene all in one place
  • Covers theoretical simulations and preparation methods, including insights on how to put them into practice, allowing for quicker and more effective selection of graphene-based material
  • Provides a broader perspective by discussing both graphene-based composites and additives


Academic researchers specializing in tribology and graphene-based materials; upper undergrad and graduate students; field engineers adapting modern advances into new products

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to graphene
2. Computer simulations and theoretical predictions
3. Preparation and characterization of graphene
4. Experimental Tribology of Graphene
5. Graphene oxide and functionalized graphene
6. Graphene-based composites
7. Graphene-based lubricant
8. In conclusion. Perspectives


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About the Author

Oleksiy V. Penkov

Dr. Penkov is an associate professor a the ZJU-UIUC Institute, Zhejiang University, Zhejiang, China. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles in the field of tribology of graphene and graphene-based materials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, ZJU-UIUC Institute, Zhejiang University, Haining, Zhejiang, China

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