Mufti-function evaluation of surfaces at micro/nano scales by a new tribological probe microscope
UNSPECIFIED (2002) Mufti-function evaluation of surfaces at micro/nano scales by a new tribological probe microscope. In: 5th International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing (ICFDM 2002), DALIAN, PEOPLES R CHINA, JUL 10-12, 2002. Published in: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FRONTIERS OF DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING, VOL 1 pp. 34-39.Full text not available from this repository.
A novel designed mufti-function Tribological Probe Microscope (TPM) has been developed to provide, for one set-up arrangement, the measurements of topography, Young's modulus, hardness and friction of a surface. The measurement is based on a point-by-point scanning so the four measured functions are linked in space and in time, which enables us to determine whether a surface treatment is effective in influencing its mechanical or tribological properties or how local surface features affect these properties. This will lead to establish direct correlation between surface structure, and mechanical and tribological properties. The TPM is a force-controlled scanning probe which has two precision capacitive sensors, one sensor is to measure surface topography and the deformation being made under a required loading Force and the other is to measure the frictional force between the tip and the surface being scanned. The contact force at the tip is controlled by a magnet/coil force actuator, which applies a constant force in a range of 0.01-25 mN. The topography measurement is in a range of 15 mum with a resolution of 0.1 nm. The scanning area of 100 by 100 mum is closed loop controlled with an accuracy of 1 nm. Evaluations have been carried out on some specially prepared engineered surfaces.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TS Manufactures|
|Journal or Publication Title:||PROCEEDINGS OF THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FRONTIERS OF DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING, VOL 1|
|Publisher:||DALIAN UNIV TECHNOL PRESS|
|Editor:||Guo, DM and Wang, DL and Jia, ZY and Wang, J|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 34-39|
|Title of Event:||5th International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing (ICFDM 2002)|
|Location of Event:||DALIAN, PEOPLES R CHINA|
|Date(s) of Event:||JUL 10-12, 2002|
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