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Self-Organization During Friction

Advanced Surface-Engineered Materials and Systems Design, 1st Edition

Edited by German Fox-Rabinovich, George E. Totten

CRC Press

459 pages | 267 B/W Illus.

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In our present era of nanoscience and nanotechnology, new materials are poised to take center stage in dramatically improving friction and wear behavior under extreme conditions. Compiled by two eminent experts, Self-Organization During Friction: Advanced Surface-Engineered Materials and Systems Design details the latest advances and developments in self-organization phenomena, physical and chemical aspects of friction, and new methods of friction control using advanced materials and coatings.

Approaching nanomaterials from the perspective of irreversible thermodynamics and self-organization, this work presents a new approach to developing an emerging generation of surface-engineered self-adaptive nanostructured materials. The book demonstrates how nanoscale structure, synergistic alloying, and the non-equilibrium state of surface-engineered layers affects the capacity of these next-generation materials to resist wear in heavily loaded tribosystems. These links become clear through discussions on non-equilibrium thermodynamics, tribological compatibility, and self-organization phenomena during friction. International experts also supply cutting-edge information on nanocrystalline and nanolaminated coatings while tracing new trends in materials science and surface engineering at the nanoscale.

By combining detailed discussions on the underlying theory with practical examples of extreme tribological applications, Self-Organization During Friction outlines a forward-looking strategy for developing and implementing new surface-engineered materials that promise previously unattainable levels of tribological performance.

Table of Contents

SELF-ORGANIZATION DURING FRICTION AND PRINCIPLES OF FRICTION CONTROL

Principles of Friction Control for Surface-Engineered Materials; German S. Fox-Rabinovich

Elements of Thermodynamics and Self-Organization during Friction; Iosif S. Gershman and Nicolay A. Bushe

TRIBOLOGICAL COMPATIBILITY AND NANOTRIBOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS TO EVALUATE SURFACE PROPERTIES DURING FRICTION

Compatibility of Tribosystems; Nicolay A. Bushe and Iosif S. Gershman

Surface Analysis Techniques for Investigations of Modified Surfaces, Nanocomposites, Chemical, and Structure Transformations; Anatoliy I. Kovalev and Dmitry L. Wainstein

Physical and Mechanical Properties to Characterize Tribological Compatibility of Heavily Loaded Tribosystems (HLTS); German S. Fox-Rabinovich, Lev S. Shuster, Ben D. Beake, and Stephen C. Veldhuis

SELF-ORGANIZATION AND STRUCTURAL ADAPTATION OF HEAVILY LOADED TRIBOSYSTEMS

Self-Organization and Structural Adaptation during Cutting and Stamping Operations; German S. Fox-Rabinovich and Anatoliy I. Kovalev

Tooling Materials and Some Features of Their Self-Organization: Adaptive Tooling Materials; German S. Fox-Rabinovich, Anatoliy I. Kovalev, Ben D. Beake, and Michael M. Bruhis

Formation of Secondary Structures and the Self-Organization Process of Tribosystems during Friction with the Collection of Electric Current; Iosif S. Gershman

ADAPTIVE SURFACE-ENGINEERED MATERIALS AND SYSTEMS

Surface-Engineered Tool Materials for High-Performance Machining; German S. Fox-Rabinovich, Anatoliy I. Kovalev, Jose L. Endrino, Stephen C. Veldhuis, Lev S. Shuster, and Iosif S. Gershman

Synergistic Alloying of Self-Adaptive Wear-Resistant Coatings; German S. Fox-Rabinovich, Kenji Yamamoto, and Anatoliy I. Kovalev

Development of the Ternary and Higher-Ordered Protective or Wear-Resistant Materials and Coatings for High-Temperature Applications and Thermodynamics-Based Principles of their Synergistic Alloying; German S. Fox-Rabinovich, Iosif S. Gershman, Anatoliy I. Kovalev, and Kenji Yamamoto

Coolants and Lubricants to Enhance Tribological Compatibility of the "Tool-Workpiece" Tribosystem; Stephen C. Veldhuis, German S. Fox-Rabinovich, and Lev S. Shuster

Geometrical Adaptation of Cutting Tools; Stephen C. Veldhuis, Michael M. Bruhis, Lev S. Shuster, and German S. Fox-Rabinovich

INDEX

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science
TEC027000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Nanotechnology & MEMS