Tribology for Scientists and Engineers

From Basics to Advanced Concepts

  • Pradeep L. Menezes
  • Michael Nosonovsky
  • Sudeep P. Ingole
  • Satish V. Kailas
  • Michael R. Lovell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Fundamental Science in Tribology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Pradeep L. Menezes, Satish V. Kailas, Michael R. Lovell
      Pages 3-41
    3. Pradeep L. Menezes, Michael Nosonovsky, Satish V. Kailas, Michael R. Lovell
      Pages 43-91
    4. Robert L. Jackson, Hamed Ghaednia, Hyeon Lee, Amir Rostami, Xianzhang Wang
      Pages 93-140
    5. Nicholas X. Randall
      Pages 141-175
    6. R. Arvind Singh
      Pages 177-193
  3. Tribology of Engineering Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Sudeep P. Ingole
      Pages 197-210
    3. Prasanta Sahoo, J. Paulo Davim
      Pages 211-231
    4. Pradeep K. Rohatgi, Meysam Tabandeh-Khorshid, Emad Omrani, Michael R. Lovell, Pradeep L. Menezes
      Pages 233-268
    5. Sudeep P. Ingole
      Pages 269-291
  4. Lubrication Science

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 293-293
    2. Pradeep L. Menezes, Carlton J. Reeves, Michael R. Lovell
      Pages 295-340
    3. Pradeep L. Menezes, Carlton J. Reeves, Pradeep K. Rohatgi, Michael R. Lovell
      Pages 341-389
    4. C. Fred Higgs III, Martin Marinack Jr., Jeremiah Mpagazehe, Randyka Pudjoprawoto
      Pages 391-445
    5. Carlton J. Reeves, Pradeep L. Menezes, Michael R. Lovell, Tien-Chien Jen
      Pages 447-494
    6. Jagadeesh K. Mannekote, Pradeep L. Menezes, Satish V. Kailas, Sathwik R. K. Chatra
      Pages 495-521
  5. Tribology at Nanometer Length Scale

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 523-523
    2. Seung Ho Yang, Eui-Sung Yoon
      Pages 525-553

About this book


This book details a comprehensive overview of tribology.  General information on how tribology is approached in various related areas of research, both experimental and computational is provided. The book contains up-to-date data and describes current technologies.


Coatings Contact Mechanics Engineering surfaces Friction and wear Interface Temperature Lubrication Nano Tribology Sliding Surfaces Tribological Phenomena Tribology

Editors and affiliations

  • Pradeep L. Menezes
    • 1
  • Michael Nosonovsky
    • 2
  • Sudeep P. Ingole
    • 3
  • Satish V. Kailas
    • 4
  • Michael R. Lovell
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Industrial EngineeringUniversity of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  3. 3.Department of Marine EngineeringTexas A&M UniversityGalvestonUSA
  4. 4.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia
  5. 5.Department of Industrial EngineeringUniversity of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-1944-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-1945-7
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