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  • Nano-tribology and Materials in MEMSby Sujeet K. Sinha; N. Satyanarayana; Seh Chun Lim

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book brings together recent developments in the areas of MEMS tribology, novel lubricants and coatings for nanotechnological applications, biomimetics in tribology and fundamentals of micro/nano-tribology. Tribology plays important roles in the functioning and durability of machines at small length scales because of the problems associated with... more...

  • 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...

  • Lubricantsby Marika Torbacke; ?sa Kassman Rudolphi; Elisabet Kassfeldt

    Wiley 2014; US$ 140.50

    Those working with tribology often have a background in mechanical engineering, while people working with lubricant development have a chemistry/chemical engineering background. This means they have a tradition of approaching problems in different ways. Today’s product development puts higher demands on timing and quality, requiring collaboration... more...

  • Solving Tribology Problems in Rotating Machinesby H. Prashad

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 255.00

    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...

  • Numerical Calculation of Lubricationby Ping Huang

    Wiley 2013; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Fundamentals of Friction and Wearby Enrico Gnecco; Ernst Meyer

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 329.00

    Powerful tools such as atomic force microscopy have made it possible to accurately investigate the phenomena of friction and wear, down to the nanometer scale. Explained by an international team of scientists and engineers, this book aims to make the readers familiar with the concepts and techniques of nanotribology. more...

  • Bearing Design in Machineryby Avraham Harnoy

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 283.00

    Covering the fundamental principles of bearing selection, design, and tribology, this book discusses basic physical principles of bearing selection, lubrication, design computations, advanced bearings materials, arrangement, housing, and seals, as well as recent developments in bearings for high-speed aircraft engines. The author explores unique solutions... more...