This textbook and comprehensive reference source and serves as a timely, practical introduction to the principles of nanotribology and nanomechanics.
This 4th edition has been completely revised and updated, concentrating on the key measurement techniques, their applications, and theoretical modeling of interfaces. It provides condensed knowledge of the field from the mechanics and materials science perspectives to graduate students, research workers, and practicing engineers.
About the Author
Dr. Bharat Bhushan is an Ohio Eminent Scholar and The Howard D. Winbigler Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, a Graduate Research Faculty Advisor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and the Director of the Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLBB) at the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. He holds two M.Sc., a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering/mechanics, an MBA, and four semi-honorary and honorary doctorates. His research interests are in Fundamental studies in the interdisciplinary areas of bio/nanotribology/nanomechanics and nanomaterials characterization in bio/nanotechnology and biomimetics with a focus on scanning probe techniques.