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  • Molybdenum Disulphide Lubricationby A.R. Lansdown

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 235.00

    In the 1970s and the early 1980s there was an enormous volume of research and development into the subject of molybdenum disulphide lubrication, much of which was supported by national governments for the benefit of defence, aviation or space activities. There were already some well-established practical guidelines for deciding when and how to use... more...

  • Thinning Films and Tribological Interfacesby D. Dowson

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 455.00

    This collection of fully peer-reviewed papers were presented at the 26 th Leeds-Lyon Tribology Symposium which was held in Leeds, UK, 14-17 September, 1999. The Leeds-Lyon Symposia on Tribology were launched in 1974, and the large number of references to original work published in the Proceedings over many years confirms the quality of the published... more...

  • Practical Variable Speed Drives and Power Electronicsby Malcolm Barnes

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 68.95

    Typical practical applications of VSDs in process control and materials handling, such as those for pumping, ventilation, conveyers, compressors and hoists are covered in detail. · Provides a fundamental understanding of the installation, operation and troubleshooting of Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) · Includes practical coverage of key topics such... more...

  • Lubrication at the Frontierby M. Priest; P. Ehret; L. Flamand; G. Dalmaz; T.H.C. Childs; D. Dowson; Y. Berthier; C.M. Taylor; A A Lubrecht; J.M. Georges

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 450.00

    The 25th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology was held at the Institut des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, from 8-11th September, 1998. Its central theme was, "Lubrication at the frontier: the role of the interface and surface layers in the thin film and boundary regime". This topic was chosen because it represents an important evolution of the research... more...

  • Hydrodynamic Lubricationby J. Frene; D. Nicolas; B. Degueurce; D. Berthe; M. Godet

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 275.00

    Hydrodynamic Lubrication is the culmination of over 20 years close, collaborative work by the five authors and discusses the practical use of the formalization of low pressure lubrication. The work concentrates on the developments to journal and thrust bearings and includes subjects such as: ? the dynamic behaviour of plain and tilting-pads ? the... 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...

  • Tribology for Energy Conservationby L. Flamand; G. Dalmaz; D. Dowson; T.H.C. Childs; Y. Berthier; J.M. Georges; A A Lubrecht; C.M. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 270.00

    The 24th Leeds-Lyon Symposium was held in London from 4th-6th September 1997, where it was hosted by the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine. The meeting addressed the topic of "Tribology for Energy Conservation" and attracted a wide range of stimulating papers and speakers. Some 150 delegates from nineteen countries attended and about... 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...

  • Multi-Level Methods in Lubricationby C.H. Venner; A A Lubrecht

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 210.00

    Efficient numerical solution of realistic and, therefore, complex equation systems occupies many researchers in many disciplines. For various reasons, but mainly in order to approximate reality, a very large number of unknowns are needed. Using classical techniques, the solution of such a system of equations would take too long, and so sometimes... more...