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ASM Handbook Volume 18 Significantly Expanded and Revised
The 2017 edition of ASM Handbook,Volume 18:Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology,builds on articles devoted to specific friction- or wear-critical components supported by coverage on the fundamental physical principles of friction, lubrication, and wear. In addition to basic concepts, methods of lab testing and analysis, materials selection, and field diagnosis and monitoring of friction and wear are also covered. The 2017 edition of this volume has undergone a significant expansion and revision of coverage by a new group of global experts. It has been updated with numerous material and technology developments on coatings, lubrication, tool and die wear, and a number of typical tribological components or classes of components. While it is impossible to include all the types of moving mechanical assemblies that involve tribological challenges, Volume 18 emphasizes a structured approach in analyzing complex tribosystems...