Science and Technology of Polymer Processing

Science and Technology of Polymer Processing presents a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental aspects of and recent developments in polymer processing, a field that has become increasingly important in terms of applications to the durability of machines and structures and to problems of energy dissipation by frictional means.Major sections in the book are Topography and Surface Quality, Physical and Chemical Properties of Surfaces, Interface Phenomena, Friction, Wear, Wear Prevention, Boundary and Solid Lubrication, Hydrodynamic Lubrication, Thermo-Mechanic Effects in Sliding Interaction, Applications, and Recent Advances in Tribology.