Chapter 1. Colloidal Lubrication: General Principles

  1. Jean Michel Martin1 and
  2. Nobuo Ohmae2
  1. Jean Michel Martin1 and
  2. Nobuo Ohmae2

Published Online: 22 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987711.ch1

Nanolubricants

Nanolubricants

How to Cite

Martin, J. M. and Ohmae, N. (2008) Colloidal Lubrication: General Principles, in Nanolubricants (eds J. M. Martin and N. Ohmae), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987711.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    École Centrale de Lyon, France

  2. 2

    Kobe University, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    École Centrale de Lyon, France

  2. 2

    Kobe University, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2008

Book Series:

  1. Tribology Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. M. J. Neale,
  2. M. Priest and
  3. G. Stachowiak

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470065525

Online ISBN: 9780470987711

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Keywords:

  • colloidal lubrication;
  • nanoparticle lubricant additives;
  • Lennard–Jones forces and intermolecular interactions;
  • poly-alpha-olefin (PAO) base oil;
  • micellar system lubrication;
  • metallic nanoparticle lubrication;
  • Langmuir overbased micelle TEM image film;
  • diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings;
  • physical vapour deposition (PVD)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Stability of Colloids Dispersed in a Base Oil

  • Lubrication by Micellar Systems

  • Lubrication by Metallic Nanoparticles

  • Colloids Embedded in a Coating

  • References