Tribol Lett (2017) 65:136 DOI 10.1007/s11249-017-0919-4 BOOK REVIEW Peter J. Blau: Tribosystem Analysis: A Practical Approach to the Diagnosis of Wear Problems CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, 2016 Gwidon Stachowiak Received: 28 August 2017 / Accepted: 1 September 2017 / Published online: 6 September 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 I have always liked to read articles written by Peter Blau Identifying a wear problem is not an easy task. There- because of their clarity and Peter’s ability to present fore, the second chapter, in which the author explains how complex phenomena in an easily accessible form. The book typical wear problems reveal themselves, is very helpful. lives up to this reviewer’s expectations. The same clear Typically, excessive temperature and/or noise is used to style is maintained throughout. This is not a very big indicate a potential wear and friction failure. However, volume, but it is the content that counts. The book starts many of the symptoms of wear damage are more subtle. with the deﬁnition of a tribosystem; it then follows with Additional insights that can be obtained from surface and descriptions of different wear mechanisms and tools used wear particle examination and oil analysis are described
Tribology Letters – Springer Journals
Published: Sep 6, 2017
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