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.
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:
Basic Studies Introduction, AFM Instrumentation and Tips, Surface Physics in Tribology, Characterization and Modeling of Surface Roughness and Contact Mechanics,Forces and Adhesion, Friction on an Atomic Scale, Microscratching/Wear and Nano/Picoindentation, Lubrication, Surface Forces and Microrheology of Molecularly Thin Liquid Films, Nanomechanical Properties of Solid Surfaces and Thin Films, Atomic-Scale Simulations of Tribological and Related Phenomena, Applications Design and Construction of Magnetic Storage Devices, Microdynamical Devices and Systems, Micro/Nanotribology and Micro/Nanomechanics of Magnetic Storage Devices, Mechanical Properties of Materials in Microstructure Technology, Micro/Nanotribology and Micro/Nanomechanics of MEMS, Keywords: Nanoscience, Nanotechnology