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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, 2017. "Introduction and Basic Theory of Wear", Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology, George E. Totten

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