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Advanced Techniques for Surface Engineering : Eurocourses Mechanical and Materials Science, Vol 1 - W. Gissler

Advanced Techniques for Surface Engineering

Eurocourses Mechanical and Materials Science, Vol 1

By: W. Gissler (Editor), H. A. Jehn (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st October 1992
ISBN: 9780792320067
Number Of Pages: 402

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The hardest requirements on a material are in general imposed at the surface; it has to be wear resistant for tools and bearings; corrosion resistant for turbine blades; antireflecting for solar cells; and it must combine several of these properties in other applications. "Surface engineering" is the general term that incorporates all the techniques by which a surface modification can be accomplished. These techniques include both the more traditional methods, such as nitriding, boriding and carburizing, and the newer ones, such as ion implantation, laser beam melting and, in particular, coating. This book comprises and compares all these techiques of surface engineering. It is a compilation of lectures which were held by renowned scientists and engineers in the framework of the Eurocourses of the Joint Research Centre of the Commission of the European Communities. The book is principally addressed to material and surface scientists, physicists and chemists.

The Emergence of Interfacial engineering
Nucleation and Growth of Thin Films
Interfaces and Adhesion
Nitriding, Boriding and Carburizing of Steels
Ion Implantation for Surface Engineering
Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition
Physical Vapor Deposition Techniques I: Evaporation and Sputtering
Physical Vapor Deposition Techniques II: Ion Plating, Arc Deposition and Ion Beam Deposition
Plasma Spraying -- a Versatile Coating Technique
Laser Surface Treatments: Microstructural Aspects
Hybrid Processes
Meassurement of Mechanical Properties of Thin Solid Films I: Hardness, Elasticity and Stress
Measurement of Mechanical Properties of Thin Solid Films II: Friction and Wear
Microstructural Characterization of Films and Surface Layers
Surface Engineering for High Temperature Corrosion Resistance
Decorative Coatings
Diamond and Diamond-Like Carbon Films
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780792320067
ISBN-10: 0792320069
Series: Eurocourses Mechanical and Materials Science, Vol 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 402
Published: 31st October 1992
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.15  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.89