Mechanical Tribology: Materials, Characterization, and Applications

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Studying the morphology, defects, and wear behavior of a variety of material surfaces, this reference examines popular and emerging surface characterization techniques for assessment of the physical, mechanical, and chemical properties of various modified surfaces, thin films, and coatings-exploring a wide range of tribological applications while promoting reduced component deterioration and improved efficiency and reliability of mechanical systems.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824748739
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/28/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 575
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 10.25 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Material and Tribological Characterization
Surface Characterization of Materials; P.J. Pigram, N. Brack, and P.D. Hodgson
Surface Characterization Techniques: An Overview; K. Miyoshi
Mechanical Behavior of Plastics: Surface Properties and Tribology; N.K. Myshkin and M.I. Petrokovets
Visualization and Characterization of Bulk and Surface Morphology by Microthermal Analysis and Atomic Force Microscopy; S. Edwards, N.D. Tran, M. Provatas, N.R. Choudhury and N. Dutta
Macromechanics and Micromechanics of Ceramics; B. Ben-Nissan, G. Pezzotti, and W.H. Müller
Scuffing and Seizure: Characterization and Investigation; T. Burakowski, M. Szczerek, and W. Tuszynski
Wear Mapping and Wear Characterization Methodology Characterization Methodology; Christina Y. H. Lim and S. C. Lim
Measuring Technique and Characteristics of Thin Film Lubrication at Nanoscale; Jianbin Luo and Shizhu Wen

Part Two Application Tribology
Tribology of Metal Cutting; V.P. Astakhov
Tribology in Metal Forming; E. van der Heide and D.J. Schipper
Tribology in Textile Manufacturing and Use; S. Michielsen
Biotribology; H. Liang and B. Shi
Biocompatible Metals and Alloys: Properties and Degradation Phenomena in Biological Environments; Alexia W. E. Hodgson, S. Virtanen, and H. Wabusseg
Epilamization/Barrier Films; Z. Rymuza

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