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  • Metalworking Fluids (MWFs) for Cutting and Grindingby V P Astakhov; S Joksch

    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...

  • Tribology for Engineersby J Paulo Davim

    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...

  • Biolubricantsby J C J Bart; S Cavallaro; E Gucciardi

    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...

  • Linear and Nonlinear Rotordynamicsby Yukio Ishida; Toshio Yamamoto

    Wiley 2013; US$ 170.00

    A wide-ranging treatment of fundamental rotordynamics in order to serve engineers with the necessary knowledge to eliminate various vibration problems. New to this edition are three chapters on highly significant topics: Vibration Suppression - The chapter presents various methods and is a helpful guidance for professional engineers. Magnetic Bearings... more...

  • Solving Tribology Problems in Rotating Machinesby H. Prashad

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 265.00

    Bearings are widely used in rotating machines. Understanding the factors affecting their reliability and service life is essential in ensuring good machine design and performance. Solving tribology problems in rotating machines reviews these factors and their implications for improved machine performance. The first two chapters review ways of assessing... more...

  • Principles and Applications of Tribologyby Desmond F. Moore; D. W. Hopkins

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Principles and Applications of Tribology provides a mechanical engineering perspective of the fundamental understanding and applications of tribology. This book is organized into two parts encompassing 16 chapters that cover the principles of friction and different types of lubrication. Chapter 1 deals with the immense scope of tribology and the range... more...

  • Lubricationby A. R. Lansdown

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Lubrication: A Practical Guide to Lubricant Selection provides a guide to modern lubrication practice in industry, with emphasis on practical application, selection of lubricants, and significant factors that determine suitability of a lubricant for a specific application. Organized into 13 chapters, this book begins with a brief theoretical opening... more...

  • The Running-In Process in Tribologyby D. Dowson; C.M. Taylor; M. Godet

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Running-In Process in Tribology is a collection of papers presented during the 8th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology held in the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, France in September 1981. The symposium was attended by 87 delegates from 13 countries, which showed a great level of interest on the scientific and industrial problems... more...

  • Developments in Numerical and Experimental Methods Applied to Tribologyby D. Dowson; C. M. Taylor; M. Godet

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Developments in Numerical and Experimental Methods Applied to Tribology contains the proceedings of the 10th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology held at the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées in Lyon, France, on September 6-9, 1983. The papers explore developments in numerical and experimental methods used in tribology and cover topics ranging... more...

  • Bearingsby M. J. Neale

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Bearings: A Tribology Handbook is a practical guide on bearings, based on materials published in the first edition of the Tribology Handbook. The handbook has been updated matching international requirements. The book is divided in four main parts. The first part is a description of different bearing types and forms pertaining to continuous and oscillatory... more...