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Introduction to Tribology

Introduction to Tribology

Bharat Bhushan

ISBN: 978-0-471-15893-6

Aug 2002

752 pages

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$170.00

Description

Coverage of critical cutting-edge topics including MEMS, nanotribology and magnetic surface storage technologies.
* Integrates the knowledge of tribology from mechanical engineering, mechanics, and materials science points of view.
* Covers both the underlying theory and the current applications of tribology to industry.
Foreword.

Preface.

1 Introduction.

1.1 De.nition and History of Tribology.

1.2 Industrial Signi.cance of Tribology.

1.3 Origins and Signi.cance of Micro/Nanotribology.

1.4 Organization of the Book.

References.

2 Solid Surface Characterization.

2.1 The Nature of Surfaces.

2.2 Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Surface Layers.

2.3 Analysis of Surface Roughness.

2.4 Measurement of Surface Roughness.

2.5 Closure.

References.

Suggested Reading.

3 Contact between Solid Surfaces.

3.1 Introduction.

3.2 Analysis of the Contacts.

3.3 Measurement of the Real Area of Contact.

3.4 Closure.

References.

Suggested Reading.

4 Adhesion.

4.1 Introduction.

4.2 Solid-Solid Contact.

4.3 Liquid-Mediated Contact.

4.4 Closure.

References.

Suggested Reading.

5 Friction.

5.1 Introduction.

5.2 Solid-Solid Contact.

5.3 Liquid-Mediated Contact.

5.4 Friction of Materials.

5.5 Closure.

References.

Suggested Reading.

6 Interface Temperature of Sliding Surfaces.

6.1 Introduction.

6.2 Thermal Analysis.

6.3 Interface Temperature Measurements.

6.4 Closure.

References.

7 Wear.

7.1 Introduction.

7.2 Types of Wear Mechanisms.

7.3 Types of Particles Present in Wear Debris.

7.4 Wear of Materials.

7.5 Closure.

References.

Suggested Reading.

8 Fluid Film Lubrication.

8.1 Introduction.

8.2 Regimes of Fluid Film Lubrication.

8.3 Viscous Flow and Reynolds Equation.

8.4 Hydrostatic Lubrication.

8.5 Hydrodynamic Lubrication.

8.6 Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication.

8.7 Closure.

References.

Suggested Reading.

9 Boundary Lubrication and Lubricants.

9.1 Introduction.

9.2 Boundary Lubrication.

9.3 Liquid Lubricants.

9.4 Greases.

9.5 Closure.

References.

Suggested Reading.

10 Micro/Nanotribology.

10.1 Introduction.

10.2 SFA Studies.

10.3 AFM/FFM.

10.4 Atomic-Scale Simulations.

10.5 Closure.

References.

Suggested Reading.

11 Friction and Wear Screening Test Methods.

11.1 Introduction.

11.2 Design Methodology.

11.3 Typical Test Geometries.

11.4 Closure.

References.

Suggested Reading.

12Tribological Components and Applications.

12.1 Introduction.

12.2 Common Tribological Components.

12.3 Microcomponents.

12.4 Material Processing.

12.5 Industrial Applications.

12.6 Closure.

References.

Suggested Reading.

Problems.

Appendix Units, Conversions, and Useful Relations.

A.1 Fundamental Constants.

A.2 Conversion of Units.

A.3 Useful Relations.

Index.
  1. Coverage of critical cutting-edge topics including MEMS, nanotribology and magnetic surface storage technologies - that the competition does not have.
  2. Integrates the knowledge of tribology from mechanical engineering, mechanics, and materials science points of view.
  3. Covers both the underlying theory and the current applications of tribology to industry.