This book summarizes basic lubrication theory, its types and properties, and covers some specific applications of lubrication: diesel and petrol engines, hydraulics, compressors, machine tools and cutting oils. It then focuses on the storage and handling of lubricants, and on lubrication planning.
1. Theory and basic principles 2. Types and properties of lubricants 3. Diesel and petrol engine lubrication 4. Lubrication of water and steam turbines 5. Industrial gas-turbine lubrication 6. Lubrication of gears and drives 7. Hydraulic transmissions 8. Compressor lubrication 9. Lubricating machine tools 10. Mobile plant and agricultural equipment lubrication 11. Grease lubrication 12. Cutting oils 13. Metal rolling operations 14. Planning for all lubrication requirements 15. Lubricant storage and handling