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- WIT Press 2010; US$ 230.00
The Tribology and Design Conference explores the role of technology and design in the broader sense. It brings together colleagues from different disciplines interested in problems of surface interaction and design. The applications covered range from geomechanics to nano problems and from sustainability issues to advanced materials. It has never been... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 109.00
This book starts with the invention of the wheel nearly 5000 years ago, and via Archimedes, Aristotle and Hero describes the first practical applications such as water wheels and grinding wheels, pushing on to more rigorous scientific research by inquiring minds such as Leonardo da Vinci and Copernicus in later ages. Newton and Leibniz followed, and... more...
- Momentum Press 2010; US$ 98.00
Understanding the composition and structure of a surface is essential in understanding its frictional (Tribological) properties. This volume in the Materials Characterization series will focus on surface characterization, including roughness, hardness, coating thickness and bond strength. Advanced characterization methods are also covered for applications... more...
- Momentum Press 2012; US$ 99.00
This classic text discusses the use of advanced surface science characterization techniques in friction, adhesive and abrasive wear, boundary lubrication, contact fatigue, and other important failure processes. Surface characterization of bearings, gears, seals, and other manufactured rolling and sliding surfaces are increasingly routine in advanced... more...
- WIT Press 2012; US$ 190.00
Today it is more important than ever for designers to consider product and system durability in relation to reliability and sustainability issues. Containing papers presented at the Fourth International Conference on Tribology and Design, Tribology and Design II brings together work by colleagues from different disciplines interested in problems of... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 179.00
Stress and strain analysis of rotors subjected to surface and body loads, as well as to thermal loads deriving from temperature variation along the radius, constitutes a classic subject of machine design. Nevertheless attention is limited to rotor profiles for which governing equations are solvable in closed form. Furthermore very few actual engineering... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 155.00
Focusing on basic lubrication problems this book offers specific engineering applications. The book introduces methods and programs for the most important lubrication problems and their solutions. It is divided into four parts. The first part is about the general solving methods of the Reynolds equation, including solutions of Reynolds equations with... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 255.00
Metal working fluids (MWFs) provide important functions such as lubrication and cooling in the machining of metals. This book reviews the issues surrounding the use of fluids for cutting and grinding throughout the metal working process, from selection and testing to disposal. The book opens with chapters considering the mechanism and action, selection... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 220.00
Tribology for engineers discusses recent research and applications of principles of friction, wear and lubrication, and provides the fundamentals and advances in tribology for modern industry. The book examines tribology with special emphasis on surface topography, wear of materials and lubrication, and includes dedicated coverage on the fundamentals... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 345.00
Lubricants are essential in engineering, however more sustainable formulations are needed to avoid adverse effects on the ecosystem. Bio-based lubricant formulations present a promising solution. Biolubricants: Science and technology is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and timely review of this important subject. Initial chapters address the principles... more...