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PRINTED BOOKS
Author Pirro, Don M., 1955-

Title Lubrication fundamentals / D.M. Pirro, A.A. Wessol.

Published New York : Marcel Dekker, [2001]
©2001

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 UniM Store Engin  621.89 PIRR    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed., rev. and expanded.
Physical description viii, 523 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Mechanical engineering ; 137.
Mechanical engineering (Marcel Dekker, Inc.) ; 137.
Notes Rev. ed. of: Lubrication fundamentals / J. George Wills. c1980.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Premodern History of Petroleum 1 -- II. Petroleum in North America 2 -- III. Development of Lubricants 4 -- IV. Future Prospects 5 -- 2 Refining Processes and Lubricant Base Stocks 7 -- I. Crude Oil 7 -- II. Refining 9 -- III. Lubricant Base Stocks 14 -- IV. Lube Refining Processes 15 -- V. Lubricating Base Stock Processing 22 -- 3 Lubricating Oils 37 -- I. Additives 37 -- II. Physical and Chemical Characteristics 44 -- III. Evaluation and Performance Tests 57 -- IV. Engine Tests for Oil Performance 63 -- V. Automotive Gear Lubricants 68 -- VI. Automatic Transmission Fluids 69 -- 4 Lubricating Greases 71 -- I. Why Greases Are Used 71 -- II. Composition of Grease 72 -- III. Manufacture of Grease 76 -- IV. Grease Characteristics 77 -- V. Evaluation and Performance Tests 82 -- 5 Synthetic Lubricants 89 -- I. Synthesized Hydrocarbon Fluids 94 -- II. Organic Esters 98 -- III. Polyglycols 99 -- IV. Phosphate Esters 101 -- V. Other Synthetic Lubricating Fluids 102 -- 6 Environmental Lubricants 105 -- I. Environmental Considerations 105 -- II. Definitions and Test Procedures 106 -- III. Base Materials 110 -- IV. Product Selection Process 115 -- V. Converting to EA Lubricants 117 -- 7 Hydraulics 119 -- II. System Components 125 -- III. Controlling Pressure and Flow 132 -- IV. Actuators 140 -- V. Hydraulic Drives 142 -- VI. Oil Reservoirs 144 -- VII. Oil Qualities Required by Hydraulic Systems 145 -- VIII. Special Characteristics in Hydraulic Fluids 149 -- IX. Hydraulic System Maintenance 151 -- 8 Lubricating Films and Machine Elements: Bearings, Slides, Ways, Gears, Couplings, Chains, Wire Rope 157 -- I. Types of Lubricating Film 157 -- II. Plain Bearings 169 -- III. Rolling Element Bearings 191 -- IV. Slides, Guides, and Ways 202 -- V. Gears 204 -- VI. Lubricant Characteristics for Enclosed Gears 215 -- VII. AGMA Specifications for Lubricants for Open Gearing 220 -- VIII. Cylinders 221 -- IX. Flexible Couplings 222 -- X. Drive Chains 227 -- XI. Cams and Cam Followers 228 -- XII. Wire Ropes 229 -- 9 Lubricant Application 233 -- I. All-Loss Methods 233 -- II. Reuse Methods 241 -- III. Other Reuse Methods 248 -- IV. Centralized Application Systems 250 -- 10 Internal Combustion Engines 257 -- I. Design and Construction Considerations 257 -- II. Fuel and Combustion Considerations 263 -- III. Operating Considerations 265 -- IV. Maintenance Considerations 268 -- V. Engine Oil Characteristics 269 -- VI. Oil Recommendations by Field of Engine Use 281 -- 11 Stationary Gas Turbines 293 -- I. Principles of Gas Turbines 294 -- II. Jet Engines for Industrial Use 301 -- III. Gas Turbine Applications 303 -- IV. Lubrication of Gas Turbines 306 -- 12 Steam Turbines 311 -- I. Steam Turbine Operation 314 -- II. Turbine Control Systems 316 -- III. Lubricated Components 319 -- 13 Hydraulic Turbines 333 -- I. Turbine Types 334 -- II. Lubricated Parts 344 -- III. Lubricant Recommendations 348 -- 14 Nuclear Reactors and Power Generation 351 -- I. Reactor Types 351 -- II. Radiation Effects on Petroleum Products 355 -- III. Lubrication Recommendations 364 -- 15 Automotive Chassis Components 367 -- I. Suspension and Steering Linkages 367 -- II. Steering Gear 372 -- III. Wheel Bearings 376 -- IV. Brake Systems 378 -- V. Miscellaneous Components 381 -- 16 Automotive Transmissions and Drive Trains 383 -- I. Clutches 384 -- II. Transmissions 384 -- III. Drive Shafts and Universal Joints 397 -- IV. Transaxles 402 -- V. Other Gear Cases 403 -- VI. Automotive Gear Lubricants 405 -- VII. Torque Converter and Automatic Transmission Fluids 410 -- VIII. Multipurpose Tractor Fluids 415 -- 17 Compressors 419 -- I. Reciprocating Air and Gas Compressors 421 -- II. Rotary Compressors 434 -- III. Dynamic Compressors 443 -- IV. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Compressors 447 -- 18 Handling, Storing, and Dispensing Lubricants 455 -- I. Handling 457 -- II. Storing 464 -- III. Dispensing 480 -- 19 In-Plant Handling and Purification for Lubricant Conservation 493 -- I. Overview of In-Plant Handling 494 -- II. Product Selection 495 -- III. In-Service Handling 497 -- IV. In-Service Purification 502 -- V. Purification Methods 505 -- VI. Reclamation and Re-Refining of Lubricating Oils 512 -- VII. Waste Collection and Routing 513 -- VIII. Final Disposal 515.
Other author Wessol, A. A.
Wills, J. George. Lubrication fundamentals.
Subject Lubrication and lubricants.
ISBN 0824705742 (alk. paper)