Engineering Tribology 4e


Authors: Gwidon W. Stachowiak, Andrew W. Batchelor

ISBN: 9789351071679

Copy Right Year:  2014

Pages:  884

Binding: Soft Cover

Publisher:  Elsevier

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Engineering Tribology 4th Edition is an established introductory reference focusing on the key concepts and engineering implications of tribology. Taking an interdisciplinary view, the book brings together the relevant knowledge from different fields needed to achieve effective analysis and control of friction and wear.

Updated to cover recent advances in tribology, this new edition includes new sections on ionic and mesogenic lubricants, surface texturing and multiscale characterization of 3D surfaces and coatings. Current trends in nanotribology are discussed, such as those relating to lubricants, coatings and composites and geotribology is introduced.

Additional information

Weight 1.12 kg
Dimensions 24 × 18 × 3 cm

Table of Content


Physical Properties of Lubricants

Lubricants and their Composition

Hydrodynamic Lubrication

Computational Hydrodynamics

Hydrostatic Lubrication

Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication

Boundary and Extreme Pressure Lubrication

Solid Lubrication and Surface Treatments

Fundamentals of Contact between Solids

Abrasive, Erosive and Cavitation Wear

Adhesion and Adhesive Wear

Corrosive and Oxidative Wear

Fatigue Wear

Fretting and Minor Wear Mechanisms

Wear of Non-Metallic Materials

Future Directions in Tribology



About The Author

Gwidon W. Stachowiak is a professor at Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, specializing in tribology. His research interests include the development of methods for description of multiscale 3D surface topographies, tribocorrosion and biotribology.

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