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Practical Lubrication for Industrial Facilities, Third Edition

3rd 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...

Environmentally Friendly and Biobased Lubricants

1st Edition

Brajendra K. Sharma, Girma Biresaw
August 17, 2016

A Comprehensive Review of Developing Environmentally Friendly Lubricants A push from environmentally savvy consumers along with recent changes in governmental regulations have paved the way for a marketplace of products with high levels of environmental performance. Fueled by the growing demand for...

Dudley's Handbook of Practical Gear Design and Manufacture

3rd Edition

Stephen P. Radzevich
June 23, 2016

Dudley's Handbook of Practical Gear Design & Manufacture, Third Edition, is the definitive reference work for gear design, production, inspection, and application. This fully updated edition provides practical methods of gear design, and gear manufacturing methods, for high-, medium-, and...

Tribosystem Analysis: A Practical Approach to the Diagnosis of Wear Problems

1st Edition

Peter J. Blau
May 12, 2016

Tribosystem Analysis: A Practical Approach to the Diagnosis of Wear Problems provides a systematic framework for conducting root cause analyses and categorizing various types of wear. Designed specifically for engineers without formal training in tribology, this book: Describes a number of direct...

Lubrication Fundamentals, Revised and Expanded

3rd Edition

Don M. Pirro, Martin Webster, Ekkehard Daschner
March 17, 2016

Careful selection of the right lubricant(s) is required to keep a machine running smoothly. Lubrication Fundamentals, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded describes the need and design for the many specialized oils and greases used to lubricate machine elements and builds on the tribology and...

Hydrated Materials: Applications in Biomedicine and the Environment

1st Edition

Yoshitaka Nakanishi
May 04, 2015

Water covers more than 70% of the earth's surface and is an essential and major component of all living matter. However, artificially hydrated materials, including hydrophilic materials, are far fewer than one might expect. Currently, these materials are in a state of development for applications...

Multifunctional Materials for Tribological Applications

1st Edition

Robert J. K. Wood
April 06, 2015

An important aspect of engineering surfaces is that they need to be multifunctional as designs of machine components require cheaper, lighter, smarter, longer-wearing, and more environmentally friendly surfaces that see applications that are hotter, faster, highly pressurized, and exposed to other...

Surfactants in Tribology, Volume 4

1st Edition

Girma Biresaw, K.L. Mittal
November 21, 2014

Surface science and tribology play very critical roles in many industries. Manufacture and use of almost all consumer and industrial products rely on the application of advanced surface and tribological knowledge. The fourth in a series, Surfactants in Tribology, Volume 4 provides an update on...

Surfactants in Tribology, Volume 3

1st Edition

Girma Biresaw, Kash Mittal
March 20, 2013

The manufacture and use of almost every consumer and industrial product rely on application of advanced knowledge in surface science and tribology. These two disciplines are of critical importance in major economic sectors, such as mining, agriculture, manufacturing (including metals, plastics,...

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

2nd Edition

Leslie R. Rudnick, Leslie R. Rudnick
February 04, 2013

Highlighting the major economic and industrial changes in the lubrication industry since the first edition, Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants, Second Edition outlines the state of the art in each major lubricant application area. Chapters cover trends in the major industries,...

Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology, Volume II: Theory and Design, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Robert W. Bruce
July 06, 2012

Since the publication of the best-selling first edition, the growing price and environmental cost of energy have increased the significance of tribology. Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology, Volume II: Theory and Design, Second Edition demonstrates how the principles of tribology can address cost...

Surfactants in Tribology, 2 Volume Set

1st Edition

Girma Biresaw, K.L. Mittal
June 17, 2011

Surfactants play a critical role in tribology as they control friction, wear, and lubricant properties such as emulsification, demulsification, bioresistance, oxidation resistance, rust prevention, and corrosion resistance. The use of surfactants in tribology is a critical topic for scientists and...