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By Marika Torbacke, Elisabet Kassfeldt

Those operating with tribology usually have a historical past in mechanical engineering, whereas humans operating with lubricant improvement have a chemistry/chemical engineering heritage. this suggests they've got a convention of forthcoming difficulties in several methods. Today’s product improvement places larger calls for on timing and caliber, requiring collaboration among individuals with assorted backgrounds. in spite of the fact that, they could lack realizing of every other’s demanding situations in addition to a typical language, and so this publication goals to bridge the space among those areas.

Lubricants: creation to homes and Performance offers a simple to appreciate evaluate of tribology and lubricant chemistry. the 1st a part of the booklet is theoretical and gives an advent to tribological touch, friction, put on and lubrication, in addition to the fundamental options concerning homes and the main regularly made analyses on lubricants. Base fluids and their homes and customary ingredients utilized in lubricants also are coated. the second one a part of the booklet is hands-on and introduces the reader to the particular formulations and the assessment in their performance. Different functions and their corresponding lubricant formulations are thought of and tribological attempt tools are discussed. Finally used oil characterisation and floor characterisation are coated which offer the reader an advent to varied tools of characterising used oils and surfaces, respectively.

Key features:

  • Combines chemistry and tribology of lubricants into one unified approach
  • Covers the basic idea, describing lubricant homes in addition to base fluids and additives
  • Contains useful details at the formulations of lubricants and evaluates their performance
  • Considers functions of lubricants in hydraulics, gears and combustion engines

Lubricants: creation to houses and Performance is a complete reference for practitioners (tribologists, lubricant technicians, and lubricant chemists, and so forth) and is usually a great resource of data for graduate and undergraduate students.

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