435 Pages 130 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    435 Pages 130 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Tribology and Sustainability brings a vision of promoting a greener, cleaner and eco-friendly environment by highlighting sustainable solutions in tribology via the development of self-lubricating materials, green additives in lubricants, natural fibre-reinforced materials and biomimetic approaches. Backed by supporting schematic diagrams, data tables and illustrations for easy understanding, the book focuses on recent advancements in tribology and sustainability. Global sustainability and regional requirements are addressed through chapters on natural composites, green lubricants, biomedical systems and wind energy systems, with a dedicated chapter on a global sustainability scenario.


    • Highlights sustainability via new tribological approaches and how such methods are essential
    • Covers the theoretical aspects of various tribological topics concerning mechanical and material designs for energy-efficient systems
    • Includes practical global sustainability based on the regional requirements of tribological research and sustainable impact
    • Reviews the tribology of green lubricants, green additives and lightweight materials
    • Discusses topics related to biomimetics and biotribology

    Tribology and Sustainability will assist researchers, professionals and graduate students in tribology, surface engineering, mechanical design and materials engineering, including mechanical, aerospace, chemical and environmental engineering.

    Section I: Materials Tribology

    1. Materials for Tribological Applications: An Overview

    Ankush Raina, Mir Irfan Ul Haq, Sanjay Mohan, Ankush Anand, and Marcel Graf

    2. Tribology of Lightweight Materials

    V. Anandakrishnan, S. Sathish, and Manoj Gupta

    3. Self-Lubricating Iron-Based Metal Matrix Composites

    Shuhaib Mushtaq, M.F. Wani, Carsten Gachot, and Mohd Nadeem Bhat

    4. Metal Matrix Nanocomposites: Physical, Mechanical and Tribological Properties

    Mahendra Kumar Soni, Ovais Gulzar, Mir Irfan Ul Haq, and M.F. Wani

    5. Tribological Properties of Green Hybrid Metal Matrix Composites Reinforced with Synthetic and Industrial–Agricultural Wastes

    Pawandeep Singh, R.K. Mishra, Balbir Singh, and Vivudh Gupta

    6. Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites

    A. Vivek Anand, R. Arvind Singh, S. Jayalakshmi, K. Srinivas Rao, and Xizhang Chen

    7. Solid Lubricant Coatings: Effective Lubricating Coatings for Tribological Applications

    Summèra Banday, M. Junaid Mir, and M.F. Wani

    8. Frictional Behaviour of Gelatin Based Soft Lubricants

    Shraddha Gondane, Arun K. Singh, and Nitish Sinha

    Section II: Sustainable Lubrication

    9. Recent Progress in Vegetable Oil-Based Lubricants for Tribological Applications

    Sooraj Singh Rawat and A. P. Harsha

    10. Biolubricants

    T. Mohanraj and N. Radhika

    11. Group IV Base Stock: Polyalphaolefin – A High-Performance Base Oil for Tribological Applications

    Homender Kumar and A.P. Harsha

    12. Role of Surfactants and Their Concentrations on the Tribological Characteristics of MWCNT-in-Oil Lubricants for Hybrid AMMC–Steel Sliding Contact

    Hiralal Bhowmick and Harpreet Singh

    13. A Nexus of Tribology and Rheology to Study Thin-Film Mechanics of Asphalt–Aggregate Interaction during Mixing and Compaction

    Saqib Gulzar, Cassie Castorena, and Shane Underwood

    14. Effect of Fatty Acid Composition on the Lubricating Properties of Bio-Based Green Lubricants

    Wani Khalid Shafi, M.S. Charoo, and M. Hanief

    15. Multi-Lobe Journal Bearings Analysis with Limited Texture

    T.V.V.L.N. Rao, Ahmad Majdi Abdul Rani, Norani Muti Mohamed, Hamdan Haji Ya, Mokhtar Awang, and Fakhruldin Mohd Hashim

    16. Minimum Quantity Lubrication for Sustainable Manufacturing

    Rahul Anand, Ankush Raina, Mir Irfan Ul Haq, and Mohd Fadzli Bin Abdollah

    Section III: Biotribology

    17. Biomedical Tribology

    Ali Sabae Hammood and Rob Brittain

    18. Tribological Studies on Titanium Alloys for Biomedical Applications

    Vivudh Gupta, Balbir Singh, R.K. Mishra, and Pawandeep Singh

    19. Tribological Aspects of Artificial Joints

    Ahmed Abdelbary

    20. Biomedical Tribology: Wear of Polyethylene in Total Joint Replacement

    Shahira Liza, Nur Hidayah Shahemi, Tan Mean Yee, and Sharifah Khadijah Syed Mud Puad

    21. Tribological Review of Medical Implants Manufactured by Additive Manufacturing

    Mohd Javaid, Suresh Babu, Shanay Rab, Raju Vaishya, and Abid Haleem

    22. Aqueous Lubrication

    Manjesh Kumar Singh


    Dr. Jitendra Kumar Katiyar is a Research Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (Former SRM University), Kattankulathur, Chennai. 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 two books in the field of tribology in Springer, Singapore. Those are Tribology in Materials and Application, and Automotive Tribology. 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 organization such as MHRD, SERB etc. He has conducted several events related to tribology such as Industrial Tribology, Tribology in Materials and manufacturing. He is the organizer of TRIBOINDIA 2020, 2nd international conference under the aegis of Tribology Society of India in the month of December 2020.

    Dr. Mir Irfan Ul Haq is an Assistant Professor at the School of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University. He has previously worked at the R&D wing of Mahindra and Mahindra. He obtained his Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from SMVD University and Master of Engineering in Mechanical System Design (Gold Medalist) from National Institute of Technology Srinagar. He has carried out Ph.D. in the area of tribology at SMVD University. He is actively involved in teaching and research in the field of materials, tribology and 3D printing. His research interests include lightweight materials, New Product Development and Additive Manufacturing, Development of Green Lubricants, Self-Lubricating Materials and Cutting Fluids, Mechanical Testing of Composites, Friction and Wear of Materials, Surface Engineering.

    He has published 30 research papers in SCI and Scopus indexed journals. Moreover, he has been awarded research project grants from agencies such as DST and NPIU AICTE. He has attended several conferences and workshops both in India and abroad like USA and Singapore. He is member of reviewer boards of various international journals, apart from chairing technical sessions in various international and national conferences. Dr. Haq is actively involved in organizing conferences and workshops. He has also coordinated various student events such as SAEBAJA, ECOKART and TEDX. He has supervised around 20 Masters and Bachelor level projects. Dr. Haq has served as member of various committees at national and state level.

    Dr. Ankush Raina is an Assistant Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Jammu and Kashmir. His Area of Interest includes Wear and Lubrication, Additive Manufacturing, Aerodynamics, Rheological properties of lubricating Oils. He has been awarded PhD in the area of Industrial Lubrication. He completed M. Tech in Mechanical System Design from NIT Srinagar, Kashmir. He was awarded with Gold Medal for securing first position in M. Tech. He has published more than 25 articles in the SCI/SCIE/Scopus indexed journals and attended more than 15 International Conferences.

    Dr. R. Arvind Singh is a Professor at the College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Wenzhou University, Wenzhou, China, from June 2019 till date. He received his doctoral degree from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India in 2003. His expertise is in tribology and surface engineering related to aerospace, automotive, renewable energy, biomedical and MEMS applications. He has extensive experience in both academic and corporate R&D environments. His academic career profile includes being a Professor at India, and more than 10 years of experience abroad. He was a Senior Research Engineer at the Energy Research Institute (ERIAN) at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, Lead Engineer at the Vestas Global R&D (Singapore), Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Scientist at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, South Korea and Materials Scientist at the John. F. Welch Technology Center (GE India). Dr. Arvind received the ‘First Surface Engineering Best Paper Award’ from the Society for Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) USA in 2007, for his pioneering work on biomimetic tribological solutions to micro/nano-scale devices. He was the recipient of ‘Best Scientific Presentation Award’ given by the Energy Research Institute (ERIAN), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He received ‘The KSTLE Best Poster Award’ by the Korean Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (KSTLE). His current research interests include tribological behaviour of light alloys/composites and additive manufacturing of non-ferrous metals. He has 7 e-disclosures, 3 best paper awards, 3 highly cited papers and has written 1 book and 10 book chapters. He has about 150 international journals/conference publications, with citations 1000+ and h-index: 19.

    Dr. S. Jayalakshmi is a Professor at the College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Wenzhou University, Wenzhou, China, from June 2019 till date. She received her PhD from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India, in 2002. Her academic career profile includes being a Professor at India and 10 years of experience abroad as Research Fellow and Academic Visitor at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore and as Scientist at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, South Korea. In her research career, she is actively involved in the design and development of new Mg-based alloys/nanocomposites. She has extensive research experience in investigating the processing, characterization, and structure-property relation of metallic materials including light metal alloys/composites and amorphous alloys/bulk metallic glasses. Her current research interests include additive manufacturing of non-ferrous metals and high entropy alloys. She received the ‘Best Master’s Thesis Award’ at the national level, given by the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). She was selected for the prestigious INAE Research Scheme at the national level in 2018. She has 2 best paper awards and best reviewer recognition by Elsevier She has published 2 books and 7 book chapters. She has more than 150 publications in international journals/conferences, with citations 1100+ and h-index of 20.