Rough Surfaces

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T. R. Thomas
Imperial College Press, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 278 pages
This text addreseses the topic of surface roughness, how to measure and describe it, and what practical problems it might cause. Updated to include advances in measurement and characterization, this second edition introduces modern instruments, including laser interferometers and AFMs, and there are sections on fractals and motif analysis. Problems of 3D surface measurement and description are extensively treated. Manufacturing and production engineers, optical and QC engineers, tribologists and many other applied scientists should find this book useful.

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Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

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