Tribology of Human Skin: Effect of Epidermal Hydration on Textile Friction

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alfons Fischer3 and
  2. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kirsten Bobzin4
  1. L.-C. Gerhardt1,2,
  2. V. Strässle1,
  3. N. D. Spencer2 and
  4. S. Derler1

Published Online: 3 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628513.ch62

Friction, Wear and Wear Protection

Friction, Wear and Wear Protection

How to Cite

Gerhardt, L.-C., Strässle, V., Spencer, N. D. and Derler, S. (2009) Tribology of Human Skin: Effect of Epidermal Hydration on Textile Friction, in Friction, Wear and Wear Protection (eds A. Fischer and K. Bobzin), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527628513.ch62

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institut Produkt Engineering, Werkstofftechnik, Lotharstr. 1, 47057 Duisburg, Germany

  2. 4

    RWTH Aachen University (IOT), Intzestr. 10, 52072 Aachen, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratory for Protection and Physiology, EMPA, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, St. Gallen, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology, Department of Materials, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

  1. This article is an abbreviated and modified version of a previously accepted paper, published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 24 JUN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323661

Online ISBN: 9783527628513

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Keywords:

  • tribology;
  • human skin;
  • epidermal hydration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • References