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

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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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