Chapter 1 Introduction -- chapter 2 Lubricant Base Stock Production and Application -- chapter 3 Lubricating Oils -- chapter 4 Lubricating Greases -- chapter 5 Synthetic Lubricants -- chapter 6 Environmental Lubricants -- chapter 7 Hydraulics -- chapter 8 Lubricating Films and Machine Elements Bearings, Slides, Guides, Ways, Gears, Cylinders, Couplings, Chains, Wire Ropes -- chapter 9 Application of Lubricants -- chapter 10 Internal Combustion Engines -- chapter 11 Automotive Transmissions and Drive Trains -- chapter 12 Automotive Chassis Components -- chapter 13 Stationary Gas Turbines -- chapter 14 Steam Turbines -- chapter 15 Hydraulic Turbines -- chapter 16 Wind Turbines -- chapter 17 Nuclear Power Generation -- chapter 18 Compressors -- chapter 19 Lubricant Contribution to Energy Efficiency -- chapter 20 Handling, Storing, and Dispensing Lubricants -- chapter 21 Practices for Lubricant Conservation and Machinery Reliability -- chapter 22 In-Service Lubricant Analysis.
"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 lubrication basics discussed in previous editions. Utilizing knowledge from leading experts in the field, the third edition covers new lubrication requirements, crude oil composition and selection, base stock manufacture, lubricant formulation and evaluation, machinery and lubrication fundamentals, and environmental stewardship. The book combines lubrication theory with practical knowledge, and provides many useful illustrations to highlight key industrial, commercial, marine, aviation, and automotive lubricant applications and concepts. All previous edition chapters have been updated to include new technologies, applications, and specifications that have been introduced in the past 15 years.-.
What’s New in the Third Edition:Adds three new chapters on the growing renewable energy application of wind turbines, the impact of lubricants on energy efficiency, and best practice guidelines on establishing an in-service lubricant analysis program Updates API, SAE, and ACEA engine oil specifications, descriptions of new engine oil tests, impact of engine and fuel technology trends on engine oil Includes the latest environmental lubricant tests, definitions, and labelling programsCompiles expert information from ExxonMobil publications and the foremost international equipment builders and industry associationsCovers key influences impacting lubricant formulations and technologyOffers data on global energy demand and interesting statistics such as the worldwide population of nuclear reactors, wind turbines,-.
and output of hydraulic turbines Presents new sections on the history of synthetic lubricants and hazardous chemical labeling for lubricantsWhether used as a training guide for industry novices, a textbook for students to understand lubrication principles, or a technical reference for experienced lubrication and tribology professionals, Lubrication Fundamentals, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded is a "must read" for maintenance professionals, lubricant formulators and marketers, chemists, and lubrication, surface, chemical, mechanical, and automotive engineers."--Provided by publisher..