1st Edition

Green Tribology
Emerging Technologies and Applications

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ISBN 9780367688608
October 4, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
280 Pages 111 B/W Illustrations

USD $160.00

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Book Description

Green Tribology: Emerging Technologies and Applications focuses on innovative surfaces, lubricants, and materials to reduce friction and wear for environmental conservation and sustainability. This book creates a platform for sharing knowledge emerging in the field of green tribology and focuses on advances and developments in technologies and applications.

  • Discusses the influence of technological developments in green tribology on the environment and sustainability
  • Highlights key findings on superior tribological characteristics of bioinspired surfaces, tribological performance improvements with advances in green/eco-friendly materials, environmentally friendly lubricants, minimum quantity lubrication and reuse of disposed materials
  • Brings together research expertise of leaders in the international tribology community
  • Describes ongoing trends and future outlooks

Aimed at advanced students, researchers, and industry professionals, this book will be of interest to readers seeking to understand and apply sustainable practices in tribology and lubrication engineering and related fields.

Table of Contents

1. Recent Developments in Green Tribology. 2. Tribological Characteristics of Bioinspired Surfaces. 3. Tribology of Polymer Composites with Green Nanomaterials. 4. Tribology of Green Materials in Automotive Applications. 5. Tribological Potential of Nanoparticles Derived from Disposed Materials. 6. A Review of Tribological Characteristics of Biolubricants. 7. State of the Art to the Future Prospectives of Green Nanolubricants. 8. Synthesis and Tribological Characteristics of Green Nanolubricants. 9. Tribological Study of Biolubricants with Surface-Modified Nanoparticles in Boundary Lubrication. 10. Synthesis and Testing of Green Lubricants. 11. Tribological Properties of Environmentally Friendly Ionic Liquid Lubricants. 12. An Overview of Minimum Quantity Lubrication for Sustainable Machining. 13. Future Outlooks in Green Tribology.

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Dr. T V V L N Rao has been Research Associate Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at SRM Institute of Science and Technology since December 2017. He received PhD in Tribology of fluid film bearings from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 2000, and M. Tech in Mechanical Manufacturing Technology from the National Institute of Technology Calicut in 1994. Prior to joining SRM, he served as faculty member at LNMIIT, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, and BITS Pilani at Pilani and Dubai campuses. Dr. Rao is a member of Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, Malaysian Tribology Society and Tribology Society of India. Dr. Rao has 20 years of teaching and research experience in Mechanical, Design and Manufacturing Engineering, with special research emphasis in bearings, lubrication and tribology. Dr. Rao has executed (co-executed) several internationally funded research grants. He has authored (co-authored) over 120 publications. Prof Dr Salmiah Kasolang is currently the Rector of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Pulau Pinang Branch. Her research interest is in Tribology specifically in hydrodynamic lubrication. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1992 and later pursued her masters degree in Manufacturing System Engineering at Universiti Putra Malaysia UPM. She did her PhD in the University of Sheffield under the supervision of Prof Rob Dwyer-Joyce. She has an administrative experience for 9 years as the Deputy Dean (7 years from 2009 to 2015) and Dean (5 years from 2015 to 2020). She is actively leading a Tribology research group in UiTM with more than 100 indexed publications. Her engagement with MYTRIBOS has enabled her linked up with other tribologists in Malaysia. Currently, she is the President of Malaysian Tribology Society (MYTRIBOS). She is also the president of President of Society of Mechanical Engineering Liveliness SOMEL that promotes many aspects of engineering including but not limited to education, research, industry-community engagement, engineering art, and engineering life style. Dr Guoxin Xie received his doctoral degree at Tsinghua University, China, in 2010, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. After that, he spent two years at State Key Laboratory of Tribology, Tsinghua University, China for postdoctoral research. From 2012 to 2014, he worked at Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, for another two years’ postdoctoral research. Since 2014, he has worked at Tsinghua University as a Tenure-track Associate Professor. His research interests include solid lubrication, electric contact lubrication, thin film lubrication, etc. He has published more than 80 referred papers in international journals. He won several important academic awards, such as Chinese Thousands of Young Talents, the Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award of China, and Ragnar Holm Plaque from KTH, Sweden. Dr. Jitendra Kumar Katiyar is a Research Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (Former SRM University). He is associated with Tribology and Surface Interaction Research laboratory which is an advanced research lab dedicated to the promotion, development, and understanding of tribology in different application such as bearing, lubrication and polymer composites. He obtained his Ph.D., from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in 2017. He has completed his masters from the same institution in 2010. He obtained his bachelor of technology from UPTU Lucknow with Honors in 2007. He has several life professional memberships such as Tribology Society of India, Malaysian Society of Tribology, and The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) etc. He has been invited for expert lecture from various institutes. He has published 20+ journal papers in reputed journals and has published/attended 25+ international/national conferences. He has also published more than dozen book chapters in CRC press, Springer and Elsevier. He has published one booktitled “Automotive Tribology” in Springer, Singapore. He has also published Engineering Thermodynamics in Khanna Publication, New Delhi national level book for undergraduate. He is active reviewer in Tribology International, Wear, colloids and Interface Communications, Friction, Material Research Express, Defence Technology, Journal of Materials Research and Technology and Inderscience Journals etc. He received the grant from various government organizations such as MHRD, SERB etc. He has conducted several events related to tribology such as Industrial Tribology, Tribology in Materials and manufacturing.