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Fundamentals and Advancements

As the subject of tribology comprises lubrication, friction and wear of contact components highly relevant to practical applications, it challenges scientists from chemistry, physics and materials engineering around the world on todays sophisticated experimental and theoretical foundation to complex interdisciplinary research. Recent results and developments are preferably presented and evaluated in the context of established knowledge. Consisting of eleven chapters divided into the four parts of Lubrication and Properties of Lubricants, Boundary Lubrication Applications, Testing and Modeling, and Sustainability of Tribosystems, this textbook therefore merges basic concepts with new findings and approaches. Tribology Fundamentals and Advancements, supported by competent authors, aims to convey current research trends in the light of the state of the art to students, scientists and practitioners and help them solve their problems.

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TribologyFundamentals and AdvancementsEdited by Jürgen Gegner

Published: May 22nd 2013

DOI: 10.5772/3427

ISBN: 978-953-51-1135-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6342-8

Copyright year: 2013

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42866 Total Chapter Downloads

47 Crossref Citations

118 Web of Science Citations

141 Dimensions Citations


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1. Fundamentals of Lubricants and Lubrication

By Walter Holweger


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2. Lubrication and Lubricants

By Nehal S. Ahmed and Amal M. Nassar


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3. Some Aspects of Grease Flow in Lubrication Systems and Friction Nodes

By Maciej Paszkowski


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4. Cryogenic Tribology in High-Speed Bearings and Shaft Seals of Rocket Turbopumps

By Masataka Nosaka and Takahisa Kato


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5. Titanium and Titanium Alloys as Biomaterials

By Virginia Sáenz de Viteri and Elena Fuentes


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6. New Scuffing Test Methods for the Determination of the Scuffing Resistance of Coated Gears

By Remigiusz Michalczewski, Marek Kalbarczyk, Michal Michalak, Witold Piekoszewski, Marian Szczerek, Waldemar Tuszynski and Jan Wulczynski


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7. Introduction of the Ratio of the Hardness to the Reduced Elastic Modulus for Abrasion

By Giuseppe Pintaude


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8. Artificial Slip Surface: Potential Application in Lubricated MEMS

By M. Tauviqirrahman, R. Ismail, J. Jamari and D.J. Schipper


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9. Friction and Wear of a Grease Lubricated Contact — An Energetic Approach

By Erik Kuhn


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10. Innovative “Green” Tribological Solutions for Clean Small Engines

By Xana Fernández-Pérez, Amaya Igartua, Roman Nevshupa, Patricio Zabala, Borja Zabala, Rolf Luther, Flavia Gili and Claudio Genovesio


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11. A Sensor System for Online Oil Condition Monitoring of Operating Components

By Manfred R. Mauntz, Jürgen Gegner, Ulrich Kuipers and Stefan Klingau


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