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Application of the Self-Organization Phenomenon in the Development of Wear Resistant Materials—A Review

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Joint Stock Company Railway Research Institute, MSTU “STANKIN”, 3rd Mytischinskaya Street 10, Moscow 129851, Russia
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L7, Canada
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Entropy 2016, 18(11), 385; https://doi.org/10.3390/e18110385
Received: 17 June 2016 / Revised: 7 October 2016 / Accepted: 24 October 2016 / Published: 27 October 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Entropy Application in Tribology)
Application of the phenomenon of self-organization for the development of wear resistant materials has been reviewed. For this purpose the term of self-organization and dissipative structures as applied to tribology have been discussed. The applications of this phenomenon have been shown in order to develop new wear resistant- and antifriction materials. Specific examples have been shown for the application of the self-organization phenomenon and the generation of dissipative structures for the formation of tribotechnical materials with enhanced wear resistance for current collecting materials and antifriction materials of bearings. View Full-Text
Keywords: friction; self-organization; wear resistant materials friction; self-organization; wear resistant materials
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Gershman, I.; Gershman, E.I.; Mironov, A.E.; Fox-Rabinovich, G.S.; Veldhuis, S.C. Application of the Self-Organization Phenomenon in the Development of Wear Resistant Materials—A Review. Entropy 2016, 18, 385.

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