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Lubricants and Lubrication, 2nd, Completely Revised and Extended Edition

Lubricants and Lubrication, 2nd, Completely Revised and Extended Edition

Theo Mang (Editor), Wilfried Dresel (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-61033-4 February 2007 890 Pages




This completely revised second edition incorporates the latest data available and reflects the knowledge of one of the largest companies active in the business. The authors take into account the interdisciplinary character of the field, considering aspects of engineering, materials science, chemistry, health and safety. The result is a volume providing chemists and engineers with a clear interdisciplinary introduction and guide to all major lubricant applications, focusing not only on the various products but also on specific application engineering criteria.
Friction and Wear
Base Oils
Synthetic Oils
Lubricants and Ecology
Recycling of Used Lubricants
Engine Oils
Gear Oils
Hydraulic Oils
Compressor Oils
Refrigerator Oils
Turbine Oils
Metal Working Products
Corrosion Preventives
Lubricating Greases
Solid Film Lubricants
Related Products
Other Machine Lubricants
Test Methods
- update on lubricants and their market in 2005

- new chapter on nanotribology

- new synthetic base oils

- environmental legislation update

- new environmentally friendly lubricants

- new engine oil classifications: ACEA 2002 and 2004, BMW, DAF, Deutz, MAN, Mercedes-Benz, MTU, Opel/Saab/GM, Scania, Volkswagen,Volvo,

- update of automotive and industrial gear oil specifications

- new lubricants for air compressors

- new developments in solid lubrication
"contains something for everyone involved in lubricant technology" Chemistry & Industry

"Overall, there is a wealth of information in this volume, which will undoubtedly be a valuable addition to the bookshelves of anyone working in this area." Chemistry & Industry