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Handbook of Micro/Nano Tribology

2nd Edition

Edited by Bharat Bhushan

CRC Press

880 pages

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Hardback: 9780849384028
pub: 1998-12-17

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This second edition of Handbook of Micro/Nanotribology addresses the rapid evolution within this field, serving as a reference for the novice and the expert alike. Two parts divide this handbook: Part I covers basic studies, and Part II addresses design, construction, and applications to magnetic storage devices and MEMS.

Discussions include:

  • surface physics and methods for physically and chemically characterizing solid surfaces

  • roughness characterization and static contact models using fractal analysis

  • sliding at the interface and friction on an atomic scale

  • scratching and wear as a result of sliding

  • nanofabrication/nanomachining as well as nano/picoindentation

  • lubricants for minimizing friction and wear

  • surface forces and microrheology of thin liquid films

  • measurement of nanomechanical properties of surfaces and thin films

  • atomic-scale simulations of interfacial phenomena

  • micro/nanotribology and micro/nanomechanics of magnetic storage devices

    This comprehensive book contains 16 chapters contributed by more than 20 international researchers. In each chapter, the presentation starts with macroconcepts and then lead to microconcepts. With more than 500 illustrations and 50 tables, Handbook of Micro/Nanotribology covers the range of relevant topics, including characterization of solid surfaces, measurement techniques and applications, and theoretical modeling of interfaces.

    What's New in the Second Edition? New chapters on:

  • AFM instrumentation

  • Surface forces and adhesion

  • Design and construction of magnetic storage devices

  • Microdynamical devices and systems

  • Mechanical properties of materials in microstructure

  • Micro/nanotribology and micro/nanomechanics of MEMS devices
  • Table of Contents

    Basic Studies

    Introduction, Bharat Bhushan

    AFM Instrumentation and Tips, Othmar Marti

    Surface Physics in Tribology, John Ferrante and Philip B. Abel

    Characterization and Modeling of Surface Roughness and Contact Mechanics, Arun Majumdar and Bharat Bhushan

    Forces and Adhesion, Nancy Burnham

    Friction on an Atomic Scale, Jaime Colchero, Ernst Meyer, and Othmar Marti

    Microscratching/Wear and Nano/Picoindentation, Bharat Bhushan

    Lubrication, Bharat Bhushan

    Surface Forces and Microrheology of Molecularly Thin Liquid Films, Alan Berman and Jacob N. Israelachvili

    Nanomechanical Properties of Solid Surfaces and Thin Films, Bharat Bhushan

    Atomic-Scale Simulations of Tribological and Related Phenomena, Judith A. Harrison, Steven J. Stuart, and Donald W. Brenner


    Design and Construction of Magnetic Storage Devices, Hirofumi Kondo, Hiroshi Takino, Hiroyuki Osaki, and Masatoshi Hayakawa

    Microdynamical Devices and Systems, Richard S. Muller

    Micro/Nanotribology and Micro/Nanomechanics of Magnetic Storage Devices, Bharat Bhushan

    Mechanical Properties of Materials in Microstructure Technology, Fredric Ericson and Jan A. Schweitz

    Micro/Nanotribology and Micro/Nanomechanics of MEMS, Bharat Bhushan

    Keywords: Nanoscience, Nanotechnology

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / Microelectronics
    TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Nanotechnology & MEMS