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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...

  • Cracked Rotorsby Nicoló Bachschmid; Paolo Pennacchi; Ezio Tanzi

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; Not Available

    This practical book details the typical dynamical behavior of cracked shafts and presents tests for detecting them. It describes how to model cracks as well as how to simulate dynamical behavior of cracked shafts, and it provides many illustrative examples. 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...

  • 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...

  • Simulation von Tribosystemenby Dirk Bartel

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2010; US$ 69.99

    Zur Erhöhung der Lebensdauer von Triboystemen ist es wichtig, Reibung und Verschleiß zu optimieren. Hierzu ist die Kenntnis der wirksamen Reibungskräfte notwendig. Die Reibun- kräfte können durch eine Änderung der Betriebsbedingungen, des Werk- und des Schmi- stoffs oder der Oberflächengeometrie verändert werden. Aus Mangel an geeigneten Bere- nungsverfahren... more...

  • Hydrostatic Lubricationby R. Bassani; B. Piccigallo

    Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 72.95

    Hydrostatic lubrication is characterized by the complete separation of the conjugated surfaces of a kinematic pair, by means of a film of fluid, which is pressurized by an external piece of equipment. Its distinguishing features are lack of wear, low friction, high load capacity, a high degree of stiffness and the ability to damp vibrations. This... more...

  • Tribological Design of Machine Elementsby D. Berthe; D. Dowson; M. Godet; C.M. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 72.95

    On previous occasions each Symposium has focused attention on a current and significant research topic, usually reflecting the interests of the Leeds or Lyon research groups, however this time the main focus was on the vitally important subject of technology transfer, providing the 154 delegates from 21 countries with the rare opportunity to discuss... more...

  • Interface Dynamicsby D. Berthe; D. Dowson; M. Godet; C.M. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95

    Many tribologists are today not only explicitly concerned with interface action but also with interface composition. This proceedings volume presents a timely review on topics ranging from interface dynamics to interface elimination, covering all factors such as contact stress fields, interface rheology, and boundary slip, that control the passage... more...

  • Fluid Film Lubricationby D. Berthe; D. Dowson; M. Godet; C.M. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95

    The thirteenth Leeds-Lyon Tribology Symposium was devoted to the topic of Fluid Film Lubrication in celebration of the centenary of the publication of the classical paper by Professor Osborne Reynolds in which he identified the mechanism of hydrodynamic lubrication. These proceedings contain more than seventy papers, written by authors from all over... more...

  • Modern Tribology Handbook, Two Volume Setby Bharat Bhushan

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 275.00

    Recent research has led to a deeper understanding of the nature and consequences of interactions between materials on an atomic scale. The results have resonated throughout the field of tribology. For example, new applications require detailed understanding of the tribological process on macro- and microscales and new knowledge guides the rational... more...