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  • Tribology of Plastic Materialsby Y. Yamaguchi

    Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 72.95

    This book presents a thorough overview on workable theories and reliable experimental data on the use of plastic materials for sliding parts. Divided into four parts. Chapters 1 and 2 deal with current theories of friction and wear, and include discussion of various hypotheses based upon experimental studies. Chapter 3 details experiments designed... more...

  • Vehicle Tribologyby M. Godet; D. Dowson; C.M. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95

    Vehicle Tribology was chosen as the topic for the 17th Leeds-Lyon Symposium, as it was decided to be a timely opportunity to bring together experts of many disciplines connected with problems of emissions, particulates and energy efficiency associated with the automobile engine. The volume contains 55 papers divided into eighteen sessions. more...

  • Dissipative Processes in Tribologyby D. Dowson; G. Dalmaz; T.H.C. Childs; C.M. Taylor; M. Godet

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    This book discusses dissipative phenomena, in particular the origins of friction at all scales, in mechanics, physics and chemistry, encountered in all fields of tribology, from thick film lubrication to dry friction. more...

  • Engine Tribologyby C.M. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    Customer expectations and international competition are obliging car and commercial vehicle manufacturers to produce more efficient and cleaner products in shorter product cycle times. The consideration of Engine Tribology has a leading role to play in helping to achieve these goals. Specific areas of interdisciplinary interest include: design influences... more...

  • Engineering Tribologyby G.W. Stachowiak; A.W. Batchelor

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    The interdisciplinary nature of tribology encompasses knowledge drawn from disciplines such as mechanical engineering, materials science, chemistry and physics. The interaction between these different fields of knowledge to achieve the final result, the control of friction and wear, is reviewed in this volume. This interdisciplinary approach has proven... more...

  • The Third Body Conceptby C.M. Taylor; T.H.C. Childs; Y. Berthier; L. Flamand; G. Dalmaz; D. Dowson; A A Lubrecht; J.M. Georges

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 213.00

    The central theme of this book, The Third Body Concept: Interpretation of Tribological Phenomena, was chosen to honour the work of Professor Maurice Godet. The aim of this and previous conferences in the series is to select a topic of current interest to tribologists in order to further advance knowledge in selected fields. Presented by leading scientists... more...

  • Forsthoffer's Rotating Equipment Handbooksby William E. Forsthoffer

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 190.00

    Over recent years there have been substantial changes in those industries which are concerned with the design, purchase and use of special purpose (ie critical, high-revenue) rotating equipment. Key personnel have been the victims of early retirement or have moved to other industries: contractors and end-users have reduced their technical staff and... more...

  • Forsthoffer's Rotating Equipment Handbooksby William E. Forsthoffer

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 190.00

    Over recent years there have been substantial changes in those industries which are concerned with the design, purchase and use of special purpose (ie critical, high-revenue) rotating equipment. Key personnel have been the victims of early retirement or have moved to other industries: contractors and end-users have reduced their technical staff and... more...

  • Lubricants and Lubricationby Theo Mang; Wilfried Dresel

    Wiley 2007; US$ 478.00

    This completely revised second edition incorporates the latest data available and reflects the knowledge of one of the largest companies active in the business. The authors take into account the interdisciplinary character of the field, considering aspects of engineering, materials science, chemistry, health and safety. The result is a volume providing... more...

  • Fluid Film Lubricationby Andras Z. Szeri

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 80.00

    Systematic treatment of the fundamentals of fluid film lubrication and fluid film bearings. more...