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The origin of anti-wear chemistry of ZDDP

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Abstract

Molecular Dynamics has been used to simulate the anti-wear chemistry of zinc dialkyl dithiophosphate (ZDDP). The model simulates the digestion of abrasive particles into the zinc polyphosphate glass. The main result is that the driving force for the tribochemical reaction is not temperature but entropy due to mechanical mixing at the atomic scale.

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The article was received on 08 Dec 2011, accepted on 16 Jan 2012 and first published on 16 Jan 2012


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C2FD00126H
Citation: Faraday Discuss., 2012,156, 311-323
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    The origin of anti-wear chemistry of ZDDP

    J. M. Martin, T. Onodera, C. Minfray, F. Dassenoy and A. Miyamoto, Faraday Discuss., 2012, 156, 311
    DOI: 10.1039/C2FD00126H

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