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The Friction and Lubrication of Solids

The Friction and Lubrication of Solids

by F. P. Bowden, D. Tabor


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ISBN-13: 9780198507772
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/28/2001
Series: Oxford Classic Texts in the Physical Sciences Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Area of Contact between Solids
2. Surface Temperature of Rubbing Solids
3. Effect of Frictional Heating on Surface Flow
4. Friction and Surface Damage of Sliding Metals
5. Mechanism of Metallic Friction
6. Action of Bearing Alloys
7. Friction of Clean Surfaces: Effect of Contaminant Films
8. Friction of Non-Metals
9. Boundary Friction of Lubricated Metals
10. Mechanism of Boundary Lubrication
11. Action of Extreme Pressure Lubricants
12. Breakdown of Lubricant Films
13. Nature of Contact between Colliding Solids
14. The Nature of Metallic Wear
15. Adhesion between Solid Surfaces: the Influence of Liquid Films
16. Chemical Reaction Produced by Friction and Impact
Appendix. Some Typical Values of Friction
Author Index
Subject Index

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