1st Edition

Friction and Wear of Ceramics

ISBN 9780824791155
Published September 23, 1993 by CRC Press
448 Pages

USD $375.00

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Book Description

Provides comprehensive information on the tribological aspects of advanced ceramic materials for all uses that require controlled friction and wear resistance. The text is a guide to altering the microstructure of ceramics to create optimum performance in sliding and rolling contact applications.

Table of Contents

"Introduction Advanced Ceramics in Tribological Applications, Said Jahanmir Fundamental Mechanisms of Friction and Wear Wear Mechanisms of Aluminum Oxide Ceramics, Said Jahanmir and X. Dong Relation Between Surface Chemistry and Tribology of Ceramics, Traugott E. Fischer and William M. Mullins Friction and Wear of Silicon Nitride Exposed to Moisture at High Temperatures, Steven Danyluk, D. S. Park, and M. McNallan Surface Damage and Mechanics of Fretting Wear in Ceramics, P. J. Kennedy, A. A. Conte, Jr., E. P. Whitendon, L. K. Ives, and Marshall B. Peterson Abrasive Wear of Ceramics, Jorn Larsen-Basse Solid Lubrication and Composites A Review of the Lubrication of Ceramics with Thin Solid Films, Ali Erdemir Self-Lubricating Ceramic-Matrix Composites, Arup Gangopadhyay, Said Jahanmir, and Marshall B. Peterson Tribological Behavior of Whisker-Reinforced Ceramic Composite Materials, Charles S. Yust Tribological Characteristics of Silicon Carbide Whisker-Reinforced Alumina at Elevated Temperatures, Christopher DellaCorte Microstructure and Wear Resistance of Silicon Nitride Composites, Steven F. Wayne and S. T. Buljan Tribological Applications Ceramic Cutting Tools, Ranga Komanduri Ceramic Materials for Rolling Element Bearing Applications, R. Nathan Katz Tribological Performance of Ceramic Cam Roller Followers, Arup Gangopadhyay, H. S. Cheng, Joseph F. Braza, Stewart Harman, and John M. Corwin Ceramics in Mechanical Face Seal Applications, Ramesh Divakar Ceramics for Magnetic Recording Applications, S. Chandrasekar, T. N. Farris, and B. Bhushan "

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