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Manufactured Carbon: A Self-Lubricating Material for Mechanical Devices

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

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

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...

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...