Tribology for Engineers

  • ID: 2720032
  • January 2011
  • 320 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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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 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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List of figures

List of tables

About the contributors

Chapter 1: Surface topography


1.1 Introduction

1.2 Characteristics of surface layers

1.3 Roughness parameters

1.4 Statistical aspects

1.5 Multiscale characterization of surface topography

1.6 Surface roughness measurement

1.7 Advanced techniques for surface topography evaluation

1.8 Summary

Chapter 2: Friction and wear


2.1 Friction

2.2 Wear

Chapter 3: Lubrication and roughness


3.1 Introduction

3.2 Lubricants

3.3 Regimes of lubrication

3.4 Reynolds' equation

3.5 Applications of hydrodynamic lubrication theory

3.6 Hydrodynamic lubrication of roughened surfaces

3.7 Nomenclature

3.8 Subscripts

3.9 Acknowledgement

Chapter 4: Micro/nano tribology


4.1 Introduction

4.2 Experimental investigation

4.3 Theoretical investigation

4.4 Summary

4.5 Note

Chapter 5: Tribology in manufacturing


5.1 Friction in manufacturing

5.2 Lubrication to control friction in manufacturing

5.3 Solid lubrication

5.4 Tribology of rolling

5.5 Tribology of drawing

5.6 Tribology of extrusion

5.7 Tribology of forging

5.8 Tribology of sheet metalworking

5.9 Conclusions

Chapter 6: Bio and medical tribology


6.1 Bio-tribology

6.2 Basic concepts of anatomy and physiology of hip and knee joints

6.3 Brief history of hip and knee prostheses

6.4 Biomaterials used in hip and knee prostheses

6.5 Wear of biomaterials

6.6 Wear evaluation

6.7 Biological effects of wear

6.8 Acknowledgements


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Paulo Davim, J
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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