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 publicationVolume One: Principles of Tribology
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages44
ISBN (Electronic)9780849377877
ISBN (Print)9780849384035
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2000


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