As the field of tribology has evolved, the lubrication industry is also progressing at an extraordinary rate. Updating the author's bestselling publication, Synthetic Lubricants and High-Performance Functional Fluids, this book features the contributions of over 60 specialists, ten new chapters, and a new title to reflect the evolving nature of the
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PART I: FLUIDS. Polyalphaolefins. Polyinternal Olefins. Neutral Phosphate Esters. Polymer Esters. Polyalkylene Glycols. Alkylated Aromatics. Perfluoroalkylpolyethers. Polyphenyl Ether Lubricants. Cyclohydrocarbons. Polychlorotrifluoroethylene. Silicones. Silahydrocarbons. Phosphazenes. Dialkyl Carbonates. Alkylcyclopentanes. Polybutenes. Chemically Modified Mineral Oils. Gas to Liquids. Comparison of Synthetic, Mineral Oil, and Bio-Based Lubricant Fluids. PART II: BIO-BASED LUBRICANTS. Natural Oils as Lubricants. Chemically Functionalized Vegetable Oils. Biotechnological Enhancement of Soybean Oil for Lubricant Applications. PART III: APPLICATIONS. Automotive Crankcase Oils.Fluids for Conventional Automatic and Continuously Variable Transmissionns (CVTs). Automotive Gear Lubricants. Industrial Gear Lubricants. Synthetic Greases. Compressors and Pumps. Refrigeration Lubricants. Hydraulics. Environmentally Friendly Hydraulic Fluids. Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids. Vegetable Oil Based Internal Combustion Engine Oil. Magnetizable Fluids. Metalworking Fluids. Lubricants for Near Dry Machining. Lubricants for the Disk Drive Industry. Synthetic-Based Food-Grade Lubricants and Greases. Critical Cleaning of Advanced Lubricants from Surfaces. PART IV: TRENDS. Automotive Trends in Europe. Automotive Trends in North America. Diesel Automotive Trends. Automotive Trends in Asia. Automotive Trends in South America. Industrial Lubricant Trends. Trends Toward Synthetic Fluids and Lubricants in Aerospace. Commercial Developments. PART V: METHODS AND RESOURCES. Lubricant Performance Test Methods and Some Product Specifications. Lubricant Industry Related Terms and Acronyms. Lubricant Industry Internet Resources. Appendix: Publisher's Note: The Meaning of �Synthetic.� Subject Index.