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Lubrication Fundamentals (Hardcover) (Don M. Pirro)

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The authors, ExxonMobil researchers and engineers, outline the fundamentals of lubrication, detailing lubricant base stock production and application; lubricating oils and greases; synthetic and environmental lubricants; hydraulics; lubricating films and machine elements; application of lubricants; internal combustion engines; automotive transmission, drive trains, and chassis components; stationary gas and steam turbines; nuclear power generation; compressors; handling, storing, and dispensing lubricants; and practices for conservation and machinery reliability. This edition has been updated to include new technologies, applications, and specification, along with three new chapters on the 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. It updates descriptions of new engine oil tests and the impact of engine and fuel technology trends on engine oil; includes new environmental lubricant tests, definitions, and labeling programs; incorporates information from ExxonMobil publications, international equipment builders, and industry associations; covers key influences on lubricant formulations and technology; includes data on global energy demand and statistics like the worldwide population of nuclear reactors, wind turbines, and the output of hydraulic turbines; and includes new sections on the history of synthetic lubricants and hazardous chemical labeling. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 578
Genre: Science, Technology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Don M. Pirro
Language: English
Street Date: March 17, 2016
TCIN: 51856949
UPC: 9781498752909
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-6938

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