Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology: Volume I Application and Maintenance, Second Edition, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology

Volume I Application and Maintenance, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

Edited by George E. Totten

CRC Press

1,224 pages | 723 B/W Illus.

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When it was first published some two decades ago, the original Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology stood on technology's cutting-edge as the first comprehensive reference to assist the emerging science of tribology lubrication. Later, followed by Volume II, Theory and Design and Volume III, Monitoring, Materials, Synthetic Lubricants, and Applications, it has continued to serve as the cornerstone of every tribology and lubrication science library, providing engineers, researchers, and technicians with the information they need to do their work and pioneer the advancements that have dramatically reshaped this field.

Now due to those advances, the time has come to retool tribology's master text. In addition to offering tribologists the facts, figures, and equations they need everyday, Volume I Application and Maintenance, Second Edition positions itself at the forefront of the field to address the latest technology related to application and maintenance procedures, as well as changes in our understanding of how lubrication principles impact implementation.

Completely reorganized to aid the reader in identifying chapters and topics of interest, every one of the chapters retained from the first edition has either been fully updated and revised, or completely rewritten by a peer-recognized team of experts who are currently active in a wide variety of industry segments. With the addition of several new subject areas, it now boasts a total of 37 chapters.

Table of Contents

SECTION I Applications

Automotive Engine Oil; S. C. Tung, M. L. McMillan, E. P. Becker, and S. E. Schwartz

Automatic Transmission Fluids; C.D. Tipton

Rear Axle Lubrication ; A. Gangopadhyay and F. Qureshi

Automotive Chassis and Driveline Lubrication; D. M. Jahn and S. C. Tung

Diesel, Dual-Fuel, and Gas Engines; D.J.W Barrell and M. Priest

Aircraft Gas Turbines; A. Hall

Principles of Gas Turbine Bearing Lubrication and Design; H. Heshmat and J.F. Walton II

Steam Turbines; B.C. Pettinato

Compressors and Vacuum Pumps; T. Kazama and G.E. Totten

Basic Hydraulic Pump and Circuit Design; R. K. Tessmann, H.M. Melief, and R.J. Bishop

Hydraulic Fluids; H. Murrenhoff, O.-C. Göhler, and T. Meindorf

Coolants and Lubricants in Metal Cutting; S.C. Veldhuis, G.S. Fox-Rabinovich, and L.S. Shuster

Lubricating Industrial Electric Motors; D.D. Troyer

Effects of Radiation on Lubricants; R.O. Bolt

Wire Rope and Chain; P. Conley

Tribology of Hard Disk Drives - Magnetic Data Storage Technology; J. Castillo and B. Bhushan

Biotribology:Material Design, Lubrication, and Wear in Artificial Hip Joints; Z.M. Jin, J. Fisher, and E. Ingham

SECTION II Industrial Lubrication Practices

Steel Industry; R. Schrama

Aluminum Metalworking Lubricants; J. R. Anglin

Mining Industry; W. Scott

Farm and Construction Equipment; R.L. Kushwaha and J. Liu

Industrial Lubrication Practice - Wheel/Rail Tribology; R. Lewis and R. Dwyer-Joyce

Lubrication in the Timber and Paper Industries; P.W. Michael

Textile Fibers/Fabrics; P.D. Seemuth

Food-Grade Lubricants and the Food Processing Industry; J.C. Fitch, S. Gebarin, and M. Williamson

Aviation Industry; H.A. Poitz and R.E. Yungk

Lubrication for Space Applications; W.R. Jones and M.J. Jansen

Friction and Wear in Lubricated Sheet Metal Forming Processes; E. van der Heide and D.J. Schipper

SECTION III Maintenance

The Degradation of Lubricants in Service Use; M.F. Fox

Lubricant Properties and Test Methods; L.A. Toms and A.M. Toms

Contamination Control and Failure Analysis; J. Stecki

Environmental Implications and Sustainability Concepts for Lubricants; M.F. Fox

Lubrication Program Development and Scheduling; M. Johnson

Lubricant Storage, Handling, and Dispensing; M. Barnes

Conservation of Lubricants and Energy; R.L. Johnson and J.C. Fitch

Centralized Lubrication Systems - Theory and Practice; P. Conley and A. Grach

Used Oil Recycling and Environmental Considerations; D.W. Brinkman and B.J. Parry

Appendices

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical