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This chapter discusses the basic principles of friction and the factors that must be considered when determining its effect on moving bodies in contact. It provides an extensive amount of friction data, including static and kinetic friction coefficients for numerous combinations of engineering materials and coatings. It also describes the causes and effects of the most common forms of wear, the conditions under which they occur, the role of lubrication, and wear testing methods.

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Principles of Friction and Wear, Surface Engineering for Corrosion and Wear Resistance, Edited By J.R. Davis, ASM International, 2001, p 43–86, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.secwr.t68350043

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