Nanotribological Characterization of Polymeric Nanocoatings: From Fundamental to Application

  • Mohsen Mohseni
  • Hossein Yahyaei
  • Hossein Yari
  • Bahram Ramezanzadeh
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Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 203)

Abstract

Polymers are chemical compounds or mixture of compounds consisting of repeating structural units created through a process known polymerization. These are important groups of materials made up of long chain carbon, covalently bonded together. Polymerization is a process in which monomeric molecules react together chemically to form macromolecules. Polymers are now finding increasing use in engineering applications due to unique properties. Mechanical strength of polymers is of prime importance in engineering applications. Polymers in their service life are exposed to different mechanical and thermal stresses. Durability of polymer strongly depends on the resistance of these materials against environmental condition. In order to assess the strength of material, good knowledge on mechanic of materials is imperative. In this manner, this section aims at introducing mechanical properties of polymers.

Keywords

Molybdenum Disulfide Tribological Property Polymer Surface Abrasion Resistance Scratch Resistance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohsen Mohseni
    • 1
  • Hossein Yahyaei
    • 1
  • Hossein Yari
    • 1
  • Bahram Ramezanzadeh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Polymer Engineering and Color TechnologyAmirkabir University of TechnologyTehranIran

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