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Practical applications of surface analytic tools in tribologyMany of the currently, widely used tools available for surface analysis are described. Those which have the highest applicability for giving elemental and/or compound analysis for problems of interest in tribology and are truly surface sensitive (that is, less than 10 atomic layers) are presented. The latter group is evaluated in detail in terms of strengths and weaknesses. Emphasis is placed on post facto analysis of experiments performed under 'real' conditions (e.g., in air with lubricants). It is further indicated that such equipment could be used for screening and quality control.
Document ID
19810034335
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Ferrante, J. (NASA Lewis Research Center Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
August 1, 1980
Subject Category
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Meeting Information
Century 2 International Lubrication Conference(San Francisco, CA)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other