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Title:Tribology of Carbon Dioxide Including Instrumentation for Testing at Extreme Pressures and Characterization of Advanced Protective Tribological Materials
Author(s):Demas, Nicholaos George
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Polycarpou, Andreas A.
Department / Program:Mechanical Engineering
Discipline:Mechanical Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Engineering, Mechanical
Abstract:The research includes tribological experiments using carbon dioxide as a refrigerant at high pressures under a wide range of loading and temperature conditions, examination of the effects of lubricants in the tribological performance of the material interfaces, microscopy analysis and chemical studies of the tribologically tested surfaces, and investigation of protective materials for advancing the tribological performance of interacting surfaces.
Issue Date:2008
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:181 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/83905
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3314758
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2008


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