Lubricants and Lubrication

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Theo Mang, Wilfried Dresel
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 27, 2007 - Science - 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.
 

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Contents

1 Lubricants and their Market
1
2 Lubricants in the Tribological System
7
3 Rheology of Lubricants
23
4 Base Oils
34
5 Synthetic Base Oils
63
6 Additives
88
7 Lubricants in the Environment
119
8 Disposal of Used Lubricating Oils
183
12 Compressor Oils
338
13 Turbine Oils
367
14 Metalworking Fluids
384
15 Forming Lubricants
522
16 Lubricating Greases
648
17 Solid Lubrication
694
18 Laboratory Methods for Testing Lubricants
715
19 MechanicalDynamic Test Methods for Lubricants
736

9 Lubricants for Internal Combustion Engines
191
10 Gear Lubrication Oils
230
11 Hydraulic Oils
274
References
786
Subject Index
837
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Theo Mang. 1963 diploma for mining engineering, 1967 doctorate for chemical engineering at the University of Clausthal, Germany, 1967 activities in the field of lubricants for Fuchs in Mannheim, R & D and technical application., 1980 head of the technical department and 1983 - 2001 member of the Executive Board of the global Fuchs Group, first for Technology later including Group Purchasing and Human Resources, published 80 scientific-technical papers including lubricant related books, 1998 Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the RWTH. Aachen, 2003 Georg -Vogelpohl - Award of the German Society of Tribology.
Wilfried Dresel received his diploma in chemistry 1972 at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany and his doctorate 1976 in carbosilane chemistry. His industrial career began 1977 in the field of preparative organic and pharmaceutical chemistry. From 1979 to 1983 he worked for a small company on lubricants for fine mechanical instruments. He joined Fuchs 1984, and is responsible for the development of lubricating greases, first on a national, later on as well on a global basis. He has authored 35 scientific papers and contributions to books.

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