This volume comprises a collection of papers selected from submissions made to the International Conference on Surface Finishing Technology & Surface Engineering (ICSFT2010); one of the academic conferences instigated by the Chinese Committee for Surface Finishing Technology of CMES (Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society), held in Guangzhou, China, from the 5th to 7th November, 2010. The aim of ICSFT2010 was to offer an opportunity to bring together academic researchers and industrial technologists for the purpose of exchanging information on the latest developments and applications in advanced surface engineering and surface finishing technologies, and to promote friendly and interdisciplinary research collaborations. The work offers interesting insights into the topic.
This book focuses on the theory and techniques of free abrasive tool finishing technology. Providing analytical methods and practical technical references for the engineers involved in surface-finishing processes, it significantly contributes to improving part quality and performance while also promoting further developments in surface finishing technology. Combining a highly systematic approach, readability and novel content, it is a valuable resource for researchers and graduates working in mechanical engineering fields, especially in surface finishing.
These proceedings from the 2002 TMS Annual Meeting address the scientific issues related to surface engineering phenomenon in synthesis, characterization, and application for all materials. This collection of papers provides a multidisciplinary discussion on surface-related phenomena by which materials performance may be enhanced through engineered interfaces and surface modification technologies. Applied experimental and theoretical aspects that highlight, develop, and utilize approaches to understand and improve surface phenomena are also included. A collection of papers from the 2002 TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition held in Seattle, Washington, February 17-21, 2002.
Surface engineering is considered an important aspect in the reduction of friction and wear. This reference text discusses a wide range of surface engineering technologies along with applications in a comprehensive manner. The book describes various methods in surface engineering technology with a thorough explanation of various aspects of each process that comes under this domain. Apart from an enhanced explanation of the process and its attributes, this book also gives insight into the types of materials, applications, and optimization of surface engineering techniques. It discusses important topics including surface engineering of the functionality of graded materials, materials characterization, processing of biomaterials, design, surface modification technologies and process control, smart manufacturing, artificial intelligence, and machine learning applications. The book: discusses computational and simulation analyses for better selection of process parameters covers optimizations of processes with state-of-the-art technologies discusses applications of surface engineering in medical, agricultural, architecture engineering, and allied sectors covers processing techniques of biomaterials in surface engineering The text is useful for senior undergraduate, graduate students, and academic researchers working in diverse areas such as industrial and production engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science, and manufacturing science. It covers a hybrid process for surface modification, modeling techniques, and issues in surface engineering.
Tribology is a multidisciplinary science that encompasses mechanical engineering, materials science, surface engineering, lubricants, and additives chemistry with tremendous applications. Tribology and Surface Engineering for Industrial Applications discusses the latest in tribology and surface engineering for industrial applications. This book: Offers information on coatings and surface diagnostics Explains a variety of techniques for improved performance Describes applications in automotive, wheel and rail materials, manufacturing, and wind turbines Written for researchers and advanced students, this book encompasses a wide-ranging view of the latest in industrial applications of tribology and surface engineering for a variety of cross-disciplinary applications.
The growing use of light alloys in industries such as aerospace, sports equipment and biomedical devices is driving research into surface engineering technologies to enhance their properties for the desired end use. Surface engineering of light alloys: Aluminium, magnesium and titanium alloys provides a comprehensive review of the latest technologies for modifying the surfaces of light alloys to improve their corrosion, wear and tribological properties. Part one discusses surface degradation of light alloys with chapters on corrosion behaviour of magnesium alloys and protection techniques, wear properties of aluminium-based alloys and tribological behaviour of titanium alloys. Part two reviews surface engineering technologies for light alloys including anodising, plasma electrolytic oxidation, thermal spraying, cold spraying, physical vapour deposition, plasma assisted surface treatment, PIII/PSII treatments, laser surface modification, ceramic conversion and duplex treatments. Part three covers applications for surface engineered light alloys including sports equipment, biomedical devices and plasma electrolytic oxidation and anodised aluminium alloys for spacecraft applications. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Surface engineering of light alloys: Aluminium, magnesium and titanium alloys is a standard reference for engineers, metallurgists and materials scientists looking for a comprehensive source of information on surface engineering of aluminium, magnesium and titanium alloys. Discusses surface degradation of light alloys considering corrosion behaviour and wear and tribological properties Examines surface engineering technologies and modification featuring plasma electrolytic oxidation treatments and both thermal and cold spraying Reviews applications for engineered light alloys in sports equipment, biomedical devices and spacecraft