Introduction to Tribology (Tribology in Practice Series 2nd Revised edition)

Introduction to Tribology (Tribology in Practice Series 2nd Revised edition)

By: Bharat Bhushan (author)Hardback

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A fully updated version of the popular Introduction to Tribology, the second edition of this leading tribology text introduces the major developments in the understanding and interpretation of friction, wear and lubrication. Considerations of friction and wear have been fully revised to include recent analysis and data work, and friction mechanisms have been reappraised in light of current developments. In this edition, the breakthroughs in tribology at the nano- and micro- level as well as recent developments in nanotechnology and magnetic storage technologies are introduced. A new chapter on the emerging field of green tribology and biomimetics is included. * Introduces the topic of tribology from a mechanical engineering, mechanics and materials science points of view * Newly updated chapter covers both the underlying theory and the current applications of tribology to industry * Updated write-up on nanotribology and nanotechnology and introduction of a new chapter on green tribology and biomimetics

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About Author

Dr Bhushan is Ohio Eminent Scholar and The Howard D. Winbigler Professor as well as Director of the Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics at The Ohio State University. During his career he has received a number of awards and accolades as well as being central to teaching and formulating the curriculum in Tribology-related topics. He is a Fellow and Life Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, as well as various other professional societies.

Contents

About the Author xv Foreword xvii Series Preface xix Preface to the Second Edition xxi Preface to the First Edition xxiii 1 Introduction 1 1.1 Definition and History of Tribology 1 1.2 Industrial Significance of Tribology 3 1.3 Origins and Significance of Micro/Nanotribology 4 1.4 Organization of the Book 6 2 Solid Surface Characterization 9 2.1 The Nature of Surfaces 9 2.2 Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Surface Layers 10 2.3 Analysis of Surface Roughness 14 2.4 Measurement of Surface Roughness 51 2.5 Closure 84 3 Contact Between Solid Surfaces 91 3.1 Introduction 91 3.2 Analysis of the Contacts 92 3.3 Measurement of the Real Area of Contact 146 3.4 Closure 150 4 Adhesion 157 4.1 Introduction 157 4.2 Solid Solid Contact 158 4.3 Liquid-Mediated Contact 172 4.4 Closure 194 5 Friction 199 5.1 Introduction 199 5.2 Solid Solid Contact 201 5.3 Liquid-Mediated Contact 236 5.4 Friction of Materials 239 5.5 Closure 264 6 Interface Temperature of Sliding Surfaces 273 6.1 Introduction 273 6.2 Thermal Analysis 274 6.3 Interface Temperature Measurements 298 6.4 Closure 309 7 Wear 315 7.1 Introduction 315 7.2 Types of Wear Mechanism 316 7.3 Types of Particles Present in Wear Debris 365 7.4 Wear of Materials 369 7.5 Closure 388 8 Fluid Film Lubrication 399 8.1 Introduction 399 8.2 Regimes of Fluid Film Lubrication 400 8.3 Viscous Flow and Reynolds Equation 404 8.4 Hydrostatic Lubrication 418 8.5 Hydrodynamic Lubrication 428 8.6 Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication 481 8.7 Closure 493 9 Boundary Lubrication and Lubricants 501 9.1 Introduction 501 9.2 Boundary Lubrication 501 9.3 Liquid Lubricants 511 9.4 Greases 520 9.5 Closure 521 10 Nanotribology 525 10.1 Introduction 525 10.2 SFA Studies 527 10.3 AFM/FFM Studies 538 10.4 Atomic-Scale Computer Simulations 598 10.5 Closure 602 11 Friction and Wear Screening Test Methods 615 11.1 Introduction 615 11.2 Design Methodology 615 11.3 Typical Test Geometries 619 11.4 Closure 628 12 Tribological Components and Applications 631 12.1 Introduction 631 12.2 Common Tribological Components 631 12.3 MEMS/NEMS 644 12.4 Material Processing 656 12.5 Industrial Applications 662 12.6 Closure 676 13 Green Tribology and Biomimetics 683 13.1 Introduction 683 13.2 Green Tribology 683 13.3 Biomimetics 689 13.4 Closure 693 References 694 Further Reading 696 AppendixA Units, Conversions, and Useful Relations 697 A.1 Fundamental Constants 697 A.2 Conversion of Units 698 A.3 Useful Relations 698 Index 701

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781119944539
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 738
  • ID: 9781119944539
  • weight: 1242
  • ISBN10: 1119944538
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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