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Metalworking Fluids, Third Edition

Jerry P. Byers
September 20, 2017

This revised and expanded Third Edition contains 21 chapters summarizing the latest thinking on various technologies relating to metalworking fluid development, laboratory evaluation, metallurgy, industrial application, fluid maintenance, recycling, waste treatment, health, government regulations,...

Surfactants in Tribology, Volume 5

Girma Biresaw, K.L. Mittal
September 20, 2017

Surfactants play a critical role in Tribology controlling friction, wear, and lubricant properties such as emulsification, demulsification, bioresistance, oxidation resistance, rust prevention and corrosion resistance. This is a critical topic for new materials and devices particularly those built...

Lubricant Additives: Chemistry and Applications, Third Edition

Leslie R. Rudnick
June 14, 2017

This indispensable book describes lubricant additives, their synthesis, chemistry, and mode of action. All important areas of application are covered, detailing which lubricants are needed for a particular application. Laboratory and field performance data for each application is provided and the...

Electrical Contacts: Principles and Applications, Second Edition

Paul G. Slade
April 06, 2017

Covering the theory, application, and testing of contact materials, Electrical Contacts: Principles and Applications, Second Edition introduces a thorough discussion on making electric contact and contact interface conduction; presents a general outline of, and measurement techniques for, important...

Friction, Wear, and Erosion Atlas

Kenneth G. Budinski
April 06, 2017

Friction, wear, and erosion are major issues in mechanical engineering and materials science, resulting in major costs to businesses operating in the automotive, biomedical, petroleum/oil/gas, and structural engineering industries. The good news is, by understanding what friction, wear, or erosion...

Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology, Second Edition

George E. Totten, Victor J. De Negri
March 29, 2017

Detailing the major developments of the last decade, the Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology, Second Edition updates the original and remains the most comprehensive and authoritative book on the subject. With all chapters either revised (in some cases, completely) or expanded to account for new...

Micro- and Nanoscale Phenomena in Tribology

Yip-Wah Chung
March 29, 2017

Drawn from presentations at a recent National Science Foundation Summer Institute on Nanomechanics, Nanomaterials, and Micro/Nanomanufacturing, Micro- and Nanoscale Phenomena in Tribology explores the convergence of the multiple science and engineering disciplines involved in tribology and the...

Friction and the Hot Rolling of Steel

Vladimir Panjkovic
March 29, 2017

When it comes to metal rolling, understanding and controlling frictional phenomena is essential to improving product and developing a more effective approach to friction reduction. Providing a historical perspective that goes as far back as the days of Leonardo da Vinci and continues up until the...

Nanoindentation of Brittle Solids

Arjun Dey, Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay
March 29, 2017

Understanding the Basics of Nanoindentation and Why It Is Important Contact damage induced brittle fracture is a common problem in the field of brittle solids. In the case of both glass and ceramics—and as it relates to both natural and artificial bio-materials—it has triggered the need for...

Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication for Line and Point Contacts: Asymptotic and Numerical Approaches

Ilya I. Kudish
March 29, 2017

Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication for Line and Point Contacts: Asymptotic and Numerical Approaches describes a coherent asymptotic approach to the analysis of lubrication problems for heavily loaded line and point contacts. This approach leads to unified asymptotic equations for line and point...

Quantum Effects in Tribology

Dmitry Nikolaevich Lyubimov, Kirill Nikolaevich Dolgopolov
January 11, 2017

Quantum Effects in Tribology is devoted to the study of quantum foundations of materials friction interaction and evolutionary formation of tribosystem’s operating parameters. At the start of the book, large consideration is given to the analysis of the existing diversity of friction, wear, and...

Practical Lubrication for Industrial Facilities, Third Edition

Heinz P. Bloch, Kenneth Bannister
November 22, 2016

Now completely revised and updated, this definitive reference provides a comprehensive resource on the fundamental principles of lubricant application, what products are available, and which lubricants are most effective for specific applications. It also offers a detailed and highly practical...