Special Issue "Tribological Behavior of Materials by Surface Engineering"
A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2017)
Prof. Dr. Auezhan Amanov
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sunmoon University, Asan 336708, Korea
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Interests: micro/nano-tribology; friction reduction practice; adhesive wear/fatigue wear; fretting; hydrodynamic lubrication; surface texturing; micro/nano structure; steel; surface treatments/coatings; deformation processing/forming
The surface modification of materials through the application of severe plastic deformation (SPD) provides an opportunity for achieving grain refinement and compressive residual stress. Surface modification techniques impose very high strains without introducing significant changes in the dimensions and chemistry of the materials; in turn, they change the microstructure, mechanical properties and improve the tribological behavior. This Special Issue outlines research based on surface modification techniques, such as shot peening (SP), laser shock peening (LSP), high-pressure torsion (HPT), ultrasonic nanocrystal surface modification (UNSM), surface mechanical attrition treatment (SMAT), equal-channel angular pressing (ECAP) and many others. We invite researchers from around the world to submit original research papers and review articles on the improvements in microstructure, mechanical and tribological properties of materials by the application of severe plastic deformation surface modification techniques. Moreover, research on numerical simulation analysis of those surface modifications techniques is also very welcome due to the continuously increasing demands on advanced computer technology.
Prof. Dr. Auezhan Amanov
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- surface modification techniques
- severe plastic deformation
- nanostructured materials
- numerical simulations
- mechanical properties
- grain size refinement