21. Tribological Properties of Ceramic Biocomposites

  1. Bikramjit Basu1,2 and
  2. Kantesh Balani1

Published Online: 7 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118037300.ch21

Advanced Structural Ceramics

Advanced Structural Ceramics

How to Cite

Basu, B. and Balani, K. (2011) Tribological Properties of Ceramic Biocomposites, in Advanced Structural Ceramics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118037300.ch21

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

  2. 2

    Materials Research Center, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470497111

Online ISBN: 9781118037300



  • ceramic biocomposite tribology;
  • HAp bulk wear;
  • laser-treated


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Tribology of Ceramic Biocomposites

  • Tribological Properties of Mullite-Reinforced Hydroxyapatite

  • Tribological Properties of Plasma-Sprayed Hydroxyapatite Reinforced with Carbon Nanotubes

  • Laser Surface Treatment of Calcium Phosphate Biocomposites

  • References