Developments in Lubricant Technology

Developments in Lubricant Technology

By: S. P. Srivastava (author)Hardback

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Provides a fundamental understanding of lubricants and lubricant technology including emerging lubricants such as synthetic and environmentally friendly lubricants Teaches the reader to understand the role of technology involved in the manufacture of lubricants Details both major industrial oils and automotive oils for various engines Covers emerging lubricant technology such as synthetic and environmentally friendly lubricants Discusses lubricant blending technology, storage, re-refining and condition monitoring of lubricant in equipment

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About Author

S. P. Srivastava has forty-five years of research experience in the field of fuels, lubricants, and additives. He is a former executive director of the R&D center of Indian Oil Corporation (a global Fortune 500 company), and Director of Indian Oil Blending Ltd and Iftex Oils & Chemicals Ltd. Dr. Srivastava has been responsible for developing an entire range of fuels and lubricants for the Indian Oil Corporation. The author and coauthor of 200 research papers, thirty patents, and four books, Dr. Srivastava is currently an independent consultant on fuels and lubricants.

Contents

Preface vii PART I LUBRICANT BASICS 1 Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION: LUBRICANT SCENARIO 3 Chapter 2 CLASSIFICATION OF LUBRICANTS 7 Chapter 3 MINERAL AND CHEMICALLY MODIFIED LUBRICATING BASE OILS 23 Chapter 4 SYNTHESIZED BASE OILS 43 Chapter 5 LUBRICANT ADDITIVES AND THEIR EVALUATION 61 Chapter 6 LUBRICATION, FRICTION, AND WEAR 87 PART II INDUSTRIAL LUBRICANTS 103 Chapter 7 STEAM AND GAS TURBINE OILS 105 Chapter 8 HYDRAULIC FLUIDS 117 Chapter 9 COMPRESSOR, VACUUM PUMP, AND REFRIGERATION OILS 137 PART III GEAR OILS AND TRANSMISSION FLUIDS 159 Chapter 10 INDUSTRIAL AND AUTOMOTIVE GEAR OILS 161 Chapter 11 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUIDS 179 PART IV AUTOMOTIVE LUBRICANTS AND MWFs 195 Chapter 12 PASSENGER CAR MOTOR OILS 197 Chapter 13 ENGINE OILS FOR COMMERCIAL VEHICLES 219 Chapter 14 TWO-STROKE AND SMALL ENGINE LUBRICANTS 239 Chapter 15 RAILROAD, MARINE AND NATURAL GAS ENGINE OILS 249 Chapter 16 METALWORKING FLUIDS 271 PART V BLENDING, RE-REFINING, MONITORING AND TEST METHODS 289 Chapter 17 LUBRICANTS: BLENDING, QUALITY CONTROL, AND HANDLING 291 Chapter 18 REREFINING AND RECYCLING OF USED LUBRICATING OIL 299 Chapter 19 IN-SERVICE MONITORING OF LUBRICANTS AND FAILURE ANALYSIS 309 Chapter 20 LUBRICANT TESTS AND THEIR SIGNIFICANCE 323 Index 338

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/09/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781118168165
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781118168165
  • weight: 674
  • ISBN10: 111816816X

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