Tribological properties of metallic and ceramic coatings

Kenneth Holmberg, Allan Matthews

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The physical and chemical phenomena that govern both the friction and wear in moving contacts take place at the surfaces of the solids in relative motion. Usually, the interaction mechanisms at the outermost surfaces are the most crucial for tribological performance.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationModern Tribology Handbook
Subtitle of host publicationMaterials, Coatings, and Industrial Applications
EditorsBharat Bhushan
PublisherCRC Press
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-429-12672-7
ISBN (Print)0-8493-8403-6, 978-0-849-38403-5
Publication statusPublished - 2001
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

Publication series

SeriesThe Mechanics and Materials Science Series


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