tribology in machine design pdf
At the end of Chapters 2-8 there is a list of books and selected papers
providing further reading on matters discussed in the particular chapter.
The choice of reference is rather personal and is not intended as a
comprehensive literature survey.
The book is based largely on the notes for a course of lectures on friction,
wear and lubrication application to machine design given to students in the
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Gdansk
and in the Mechanical Engineering Department, Brunei University.
I would like to express my sincere appreciation to some of my former
colleagues from the Technical University of Gdansk where my own study of
I owe a particular debt of gratitude to Dr B. J. Briscoe of the Imperial College of Science and Technology, who helped me in many different ways to continue my research in this subject. Finally, special thanks are due to my wife Alicja for her patience and understanding during the preparation of the manuscript.