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  • 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...

  • Bearingsby M. J. Neale

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

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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...

  • History of Rotating Machinery Dynamicsby J.S. Rao

    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...

  • Tribology and Design IIby M. Hadfield; C. A. Brebbia

    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...

  • 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...

  • Developments in Lubricant Technologyby S. P. Srivastava

    Wiley 2014; US$ 79.95

    Provides a fundamental understanding of lubricants and lubricant technology including emerging lubricants such as synthetic and environmentally friendly lubricants • Teaches the reader to understand the role of technology involved in the manufacture of lubricants • Details both major industrial oils and automotive oils for various... more...