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Advances in Gear Design and Manufacture

1st Edition

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Stephen P. Radzevich
May 16, 2019

Advances in Gear Design and Manufacture deals with gears, gear transmissions, and advanced methods of gear production.The book is focused on discussion of the latest discoveries and accomplishments in gear design and production, with chapters written by international experts in the field. Topics ar...

Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants: Chemistry and Technology

3rd Edition

Leslie R. Rudnick
February 13, 2020

Highlighting the major economic and industrial changes in the lubrication industry since the first edition, Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants: Chemistry and Technology, Third Edition highlights the major economic and industrial changes in the lubrication industry and outlines the...

Extreme Tribology: Fundamentals and Challenges

1st Edition

Ahmed Abdelbary
January 10, 2020

Tribology is an unfamiliar term for many, but is experienced by all. It is the science of friction, wear and lubrication of contacting surfaces in relative motion. The aim of this book is to introduce the fundamentals of tribology as well as its challenges in extreme operating conditions. The book...

Interfacial Mechanics: Theories and Methods for Contact and Lubrication

1st Edition

Jane Wang, Dong Zhu
December 17, 2019

Understanding the characteristics of material contact and lubrication at tribological interfaces is of great importance to engineering researchers and machine designers. Traditionally, contact and lubrication are separately studied due to technical difficulties, although they often coexist in...

Surfactants in Tribology, Volume 6

1st Edition

Girma Biresaw, K.L. Mittal
August 27, 2019

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...

Advances in Gear Design and Manufacture

1st Edition

Stephen P. Radzevich
May 16, 2019

Advances in Gear Design and Manufacture deals with gears, gear transmissions, and advanced methods of gear production.The book is focused on discussion of the latest discoveries and accomplishments in gear design and production, with chapters written by international experts in the field. Topics...

Planetary Gear Trains

1st Edition

Kiril Arnaudov, Dimitar Petkov Karaivanov
April 15, 2019

This book provides comprehensive information for various planetary gear trains, with practical applications and comprehensive references to technical articles. In the text's chapters, readers can find all the information needed for various types of gear trains, with illustrations and examples. The...

Contact Dynamics: Method of Differential Specific Forces

1st Edition

Nikolay Goloshchapov
February 13, 2019

This volume describes the application of the method of the differential specific forces (MDSF). By using this new method, the solutions to the problems of a dissipative viscoelastic and elastic-plastic contacts between curvilinear surfaces of two solid bodies can be found. The novelty is that the...

Lubricant Blending and Quality Assurance

1st Edition

R. David Whitby
October 24, 2018

Many people, including those involved in the manufacturing, marketing and selling of lubricants, believe that blending lubricants is simply a matter of putting one or more base oils and several additives into a tank of some kind and stirring them around to mix them. Blending lubricants that meet...

Friction, Wear, Lubrication: A Textbook in Tribology, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kenneth C Ludema, Layo Ajayi
October 02, 2018

The second edition of a bestseller, this book introduces tribology in a way that builds students’ knowledge and understanding. It includes expanded information on topics such as surface characterization as well as recent advances in the field. The book provides additional descriptions of common...

Asymmetric Gearing

1st Edition

Alexander L. Kapelevich
September 17, 2018

The history of gears with asymmetric teeth is not sufficiently recorded in modern gear literature, with some gear researchers concluding that asymmetric tooth gears were discovered just several decades ago. This book sheds light upon the origins and state of asymmetric gearing, referencing...

Surface Activity of Petroleum Derived Lubricants

1st Edition

Lilianna Z. Pillon
September 10, 2018

Hundreds of lubricant additives are available industry-wide to improve base stock properties and protect metal surfaces; however, the wrong combination of these commodities can result in substandard performance. Surface Activity of Petroleum Derived Lubricants explains how surface activity is...

Theory of Gearing: Kinematics, Geometry, and Synthesis, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Stephen P. Radzevich
June 05, 2018

Written by a leading expert, Theory of Gearing: Kinematics, Geometry, and Synthesis, Second Edition is intended for engineers and researchers in the field of gear design, gear production, gear inspection, and application of gears. It focuses on the scientific theory of gearing, in all its aspects,...

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