Rolling Contacts (Tribology in Practice Series)

Rolling Contacts (Tribology in Practice Series)

By: T.A. Stolarski (author), S. Tobe (author)Hardback

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A general introduction to the fundamentals of friction with the emphasis on important engineering applications of rolling stock. Rolling friction is an age-old engineering problem - with friction and wear-related problems resulting in enormous costs to industry worldwide. This text presents the fundamentals of rolling contacts of all types, emphasizing important engineering applications - including rolling bearings, gears, road-tyre and rail-wheel interactions, cam-tappet systems, and roll-forming of materials.


Introduction rolling contacts; elements of surface contact solids; fundamentals of rolling motion; dynamic characteristics of rolling motion; rolling contact bearings; rolling contacts in land locomotion; machine elements in rolling contact; non-metallic rolling contacts; coated surfaces in rolling contact; rolling in metal forming;

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860582967
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • ID: 9781860582967
  • weight: 828
  • ISBN10: 1860582966

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