Encyclopedia of Tribology

Hardcover | June 14, 2013

EditorQ. Jane Wang

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TRIBOLOGY - the study of friction, wear and lubrication - impacts almost every aspect of our daily lives. The Encyclopedia of Tribology is an authoritative and comprehensive reference covering all major aspects of the science and engineering of tribology that would be relevant to researchers across all engineering industries and related scientific disciplines. This would be the first major reference that brings together the science, engineering and technological aspects of tribology of this breadth and scope in a single work. Developed and written by leading experts in the field, the Encyclopedia of Tribology covers the fundamentals as well as advanced applications across material types, different length and time scales, and encompassing various engineering applications and technologies. Exciting new areas such as nanotribology, tribochemistry and biotribology have also been included.This 5-volume set, comprises approximately 650 entries written by authoritative experts in each subject area, under the guidance of an international panel of key researchers from academia, national laboratories and industry. With alphabetically-arranged entries, concept diagrams and cross-linking features, this comprehensive work provides easy access to essential information for both researchers and practicing engineers in the fields of engineering (aerospace, automotive, biomedical, chemical, electrical, and mechanical) as well as materials science, physics, and chemistry.

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TRIBOLOGY - the study of friction, wear and lubrication - impacts almost every aspect of our daily lives. The Encyclopedia of Tribology is an authoritative and comprehensive reference covering all major aspects of the science and engineering of tribology that would be relevant to researchers across all engineering industries and relate...

Professor Wang is currently an Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Northwestern University and the Mechanical Engineering Director of Graduate Studies. She is a Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE), and Society of Automotive Engin...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:4191 pages, 10.24 × 7.6 × 0.98 inPublished:June 14, 2013Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387928960

ISBN - 13:9780387928968

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Table of Contents

Automotive and Aerospace Tribology.- Bearing Design Procedures.- Bio-Related Tribology.- Boundary Lubrication.- Contact Mechanics, Isothermal.- Contact Mechanics, Thermal.- Corrosion.- Contact Fatigue.- Conformal-Contact Interface Mechanics.- Economic aspects.- Electrical Contact.- Failure of Tribological Components and Systems and Condition-Based Monitoring.- Friction Science.- Gas Lubrication and Vapor-Phase Lubrication.- Health, Safety and Environmental Issues.- Heat Transfer.- Lubricants.- Lubrication Fundamentals.- Magnetic Storage Tribology.- Manufacturing Tribology.- Materials Science.- Micro and nanotribology.- Reliability.- Surface Forces and Characterization.- Seals.- Surface Topography, Mathematical Analysis.- Surface and Thin-Film Characterization.- Surface Engineering- Coatings.- Surface Engineering- Heat Treatment and Other Enhancement.- Surface Engineering- Machine Finishing and Texturing.- Test Methodologies and Standards.-Tribochemistry.- Vibration.-Wear.