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This article discusses the tests designed specifically to evaluate the adhesion, friction, and wear behavior of various material systems. It tabulates the characteristics of common types of wear and mechanical surface damage. The article also considers the displaying and analyzing of adhesion, friction, and wear test data. It concludes with a description of devices used for testing adhesion, friction, and wear.

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Peter J. Blau, 2000. "Introduction to Adhesion, Friction, and Wear Testing", Mechanical Testing and Evaluation, Howard Kuhn, Dana Medlin

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