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This article provides a summary of the concepts discussed in the articles under the Section “Introduction and Basic Theory of Wear” in ASM Handbook, Volume 18, Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology.

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S.C. Lim, Andrew W. Batchelor, C.Y.H. Lim, Introduction and Basic Theory of Wear, Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology, Vol 18, ASM Handbook, Edited By George E. Totten, ASM International, 2017, p 223–224,

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