1st Edition

Tribology and Surface Engineering for Industrial Applications

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ISBN 9780367493943
November 24, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
288 Pages 184 B/W Illustrations

USD $140.00

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Book Description

Tribology is a multidisciplinary science that encompasses mechanical engineering, materials science, surface engineering, lubricants, and additives chemistry with tremendous applications. Tribology and Surface Engineering for Industrial Applications discusses the latest in tribology and surface engineering for industrial applications.

  • Offers information on coatings and surface diagnostics
  • Explains a variety of techniques for improved performance
  • Describes applications in automotive, wheel and rail materials, manufacturing, and wind turbines

Written for researchers and advanced students, this book encompasses a wide-ranging view of the latest in industrial applications of tribology and surface engineering for a variety of cross-disciplinary applications.

Table of Contents

1. Surface Engineering – Coatings and Surface Diagnostics. 2. Laser Strengthening (Laser Cladding and Laser Quenching) on Wheel and Rail Materials. 3. Surface Modification of Ti6Al4V through Electrical Discharge Machining Assisted Alloying to Improve Its Tribological Behaviour - The Pathway to Genesis of a New Alloying Technique. 4. Tribology of Spray Formed Aluminium Alloys and Their Composites. 5. Mechanical and Sliding Wear Performance of AA2024 - Aln/Si3N4 Hybrid Alloy Composites Using Preference Selection Index Method. 6. Ranking Analysis and Parametric Optimization of ZA27-Sic-Gr Alloy Composites Based upon Mechanical and Sliding Wear Performance. 7. Progress on Surface coating in Automobile. 8. Tribological Properties of UHMWPE Piston in a Gas Spring 9. Tribology Aspects in Manufacturing Processes 10. Wear and Corrosion of Wind Turbines 11. Surface Texturing Practices to Improve the Wear Behaviour of Cutting Tools for Machining of Super Alloys

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Dr. Catalin Pruncu is a Charter and Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (UK) since November 2015. Currently, his research is dedicated to further develop and validate hot form quench (HFQ®) Technology for use in the global automotive industry within Imperial College London as Research Fellow. He has published around 35 technical papers in reputed national and international journals/conferences and also served as reviewer for various journals. Catalin is editor and co-editor for two books and was recently granted a patent for a novel ball valve design with focus to reduce the friction between its main elements (i.e. ball/seat). Dr. Amit Aherwar is Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Madhav Institute of Technology & Science, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India. He received his Ph.D. from Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. He has more than eight years of teaching and research experience. His research interest includes Tribology, Biomaterials, Advanced composites materials, recycle/reuse of industrial wastes for engineering applications, and Multi Criteria Optimization. He has published more than 35 technical papers in reputed national and international journals/conferences, and also