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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...

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,...

Bearings: Basic Concepts and Design Applications

1st Edition

Maurice L. Adams
April 23, 2018

Bearings: from Technoloogical Foundations to Practical Design Applications provides a modern study of bearing types, design factors, and industrial examples. The major classes of bearings are described, and design concepts are covered for rolling elements, surfaces, pivots, flexures, and compliance...

Friction-Induced Vibrations and Self-Organization: Mechanics and Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics of Sliding Contact

1st Edition

Michael Nosonovsky, Vahid Mortazavi
March 09, 2018

Many scientists and engineers do not realize that, under certain conditions, friction can lead to the formation of new structures at the interface, including in situ tribofilms and various patterns. In turn, these structures—usually formed by destabilization of the stationary sliding regime—can...

Manufactured Carbon: A Self-Lubricating Material for Mechanical Devices

1st Edition

R.R. Paxton
November 29, 2017

This book discusses manufactured carbon for the purposes of being a self-lubricating material for mechanical devices. Topics include; properties and graphite crystals, properties of manufactured carbon, the manufacture of carbon articles, machining carbon, carbon in mechanical seals, carbon in...

Tribology and Applications of Self-Lubricating Materials

1st Edition

Emad Omrani, Pradeep K. Rohatgi, Pradeep L. Menezes
November 06, 2017

Tribology and Applications of Self-Lubricating Materials provides insight into the complex mechanisms behind the development of self-lubricating materials, which due to their ability to transfer embedded solid lubricants to the contact surface to decrease wear rate and friction in the absence of an...

Gear Cutting Tools: Science and Engineering, Second Edition

1st Edition

Stephen P. Radzevich
October 13, 2017

Gear Cutting Tools: Fundamentals of Design and Computation, Second Edition, presents the DG/K-based method of surface generation, a practical mathematical method for designing gear cutting tools with optimal parameters. The text addresss gear cutting tool evolution, and proceeds to scientific...