This sourcebook will provide data, mostly in tabular form, on friction and wear characteristics of bulk materials, allowing the user to decide the appropriate course of action for selecting the proper
coating material, as well as surface treatment techniques for maximum friction and wear reduction. An in-depth review of various coating deposition processes allows an intelligent selection for the most suitable
deposition techniques. Here's a major handbook with detailed, authoritative coverage of this important topic, including (1) physics of materials, (2) an overview of soft, solid-lubricants and hard, wear-resistant
coatings and their deposition techniques, and (3) surface treatment techniques and the latest engineering specifications.