Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Micro- and Nanoscale Phenomena in Tribology with Dr. Yip-Wah Chung

The newest episode of The STLE Compass features an interview with Dr. Yip-Wah Chung who has just recently finished his book, Micro- and Nanoscale Phenomena in Tribology.

The book presents the fundamentals of micro- and nanoscale phenomena associated with the tribological interface, and is based on presentations given at the NSF Summer Institute on Nanomechanics, Nanomaterials, and Micro/Nanomanufacturing. Each chapter features a different author on their subject of expertise. Listen to the interview to find out more about the book and the man who contributed to and organized the book. Click on the slider bar to play the episode in your screen, download the episode to your desktop, or read the transcript. To explore more about the book's content or topic, visit our website.

For more on Dr. Chung, you can visit Northwestern's website. For more on the book, visit the publisher, CRC, at their website. The book is targeted for release in October or November of this year, so watch for it in the coming months. Don't forget to check out the STLE Store when the book is released to get your discount code for being an STLE member!

Dr. Chung is a published author, and you can get more information on his other book, Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering here. Dr. Chung will be attending the Annual Meeting next week, giving you an opportunity to meet and talk with him and the other authors. You can see who is going by viewing the Registration List on our website.

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