Green Tribology

Biomimetics, Energy Conservation and Sustainability

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ISBN: 978-3-642-23680-8 (Print) 978-3-642-23681-5 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-22

      Green Tribology, its History, Challenges, and Perspectives

  3. Biomimetics surfaces, materials and methods

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      Pages 23-23

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      Pages 25-40

      Lotus Versus Rose: Biomimetic Surface Effects

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      Pages 41-78

      Self-Organization at the Frictional Interface

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      Pages 79-103

      Advanced Nanostructured Surfaces for the Control of Biofouling: Cell Adhesions to Three-Dimensional Nanostructures

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      Pages 105-125

      Green Nanotribology and Sustainable Nanotribology in the Frame of the Global Challenges for Humankind

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      Pages 127-147

      Towards Understanding Wetting Transitions on Biomimetic Surfaces: Scaling Arguments and Physical Mechanisms

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      Pages 149-172

      Wear-Resistant and Oleophobic Biomimetic Composite Materials

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      Pages 173-219

      Polymer Adhesion and Biomimetic Surfaces for Green Tribology

  4. Green and sustainable lubricants and materials

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 221-221

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      Pages 223-264

      A Biomimetic Approach to Ice Friction

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      Pages 265-286

      Green Lubricants: Role of Additive Size

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      Pages 287-328

      Natural Oil-Based Lubricants

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      Pages 329-345

      Studies on the Tribological Behavior of Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite

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      Pages 347-391

      Water Lubricated Bearings

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      Pages 393-411

      Green Tribological Behavior of Waxes, Adhesives and Lubricants

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      Pages 413-428

      Tribo-Chemical Activation of Green Eco-Cements

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      Pages 429-443

      Tribological Properties of Fly Ash-Based Green Friction Products

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      Pages 445-480

      Self-Lubricating Behavior of Graphite Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites

  5. Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 481-481

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      Pages 483-530

      Wind Turbine Tribology

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      Pages 531-564

      Ecological Aspects of Water Desalination Improving Surface Properties of Reverse Osmosis Membranes

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      Pages 565-605

      Biorefining: A Green Tribological Perspective

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 621-632

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