The manufacture and use of almost every consumer and industrial product rely on application of advanced knowledge in surface science and tribology. These two disciplines are of critical importance in major economic sectors, such as mining, agriculture, manufacturing (including metals, plastics, wood, computers, MEMS, NEMS, appliances), construction

chapter 12|16 pages

- Ionic Liquids as Novel Lubricant Bases

chapter 13|40 pages

- Stability of Cutting Fluids Emulsions