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Tribology for Engineers: A Practical Guide [NOOK Book]

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Tribology for engineers discusses recent research and applications of principles of friction, wear and lubrication, and provides the fundamentals and advances in tribology for modern industry. The book examines tribology with special emphasis on surface topography, wear of materials and lubrication, and includes dedicated coverage on the fundamentals of micro and nanotribology. The book serves as a valuable reference for academics, tribology and materials researchers, mechanical, physics and materials engineers ...
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Tribology for Engineers: A Practical Guide

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Overview

Tribology for engineers discusses recent research and applications of principles of friction, wear and lubrication, and provides the fundamentals and advances in tribology for modern industry. The book examines tribology with special emphasis on surface topography, wear of materials and lubrication, and includes dedicated coverage on the fundamentals of micro and nanotribology. The book serves as a valuable reference for academics, tribology and materials researchers, mechanical, physics and materials engineers and professionals in related industries with tribology.

  • Edited and written by highly knowledgeable and well-respected researchers in the field
  • Examines recent research and applications of friction, wear and lubrication
  • Highlights advances and future trends in the industry
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780857091444
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 1/24/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Joao Paulo Davim received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Porto in 1997 and the Aggregation from the University of Coimbra in 2005. Currently, he is Aggregate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro and Head of MACTRIB - Machining and Tribology Research Group. He has more than 24 years of teaching and research experience in machining, tribology and manufacturing processes. He is the Editor of four international journals, and also guest editor, editorial board member, reviewer and scientific advisor for many international journals and conferences. He has also published more than 300 articles in SCI journals (h-index 15) and conferences.
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Table of Contents

Surface topography; Friction and wear; Lubrication and roughness; Micro/nano tribology; Tribology in manufacturing; Bio and medical tribology.
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