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Tribology is defined as the science and technology of interacting surfaces in relative motion and of related subjects and practices. It deals with – (1) the technology of lubrication (2) control of friction, and (3) prevention of wear.
Learning Objectives 1. Understand mechanics of solid contacts. Recognize the laws of friction. and elastoplastic contacts. and surface temperature. friction and stick slip. 2. and surface interactions. physico-chemical aspects of solid surfaces. 2 .Describe surface topography. mechanisms of friction and friction space. elastic contacts. 3.
elastohydrodynamic. 3 . Identify types of lubrication. and wear-mechanism maps. corrosive. 5. including boundary. and thermo elastohydrodynamic lubrication.4. hydrostatic. abrasive. oxidational. fretting. delamination. melt. including adhesive.impact. hydrodynamic. erosive. solid-film. Appreciate types of wear. solution.
including rolling contacts. microelectromechanical systems. 7. and how to troubleshoot tribology problems. and microtribology. 4 .6. Examine applications. magnetic recording systems. joint prosthesis. Analyze the design of tribological surfaces. electric contacts.