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Encyclopedia of Lubricants and Lubrication

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Table of contents (1538 entries)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi
  2. A

    1. Absorption

      Pages 1-1
    2. ACEA

      Pages 1-1
    3. ACEA European Oil Sequences

      • Klaus Daniel
      Pages 1-4
    4. Acid Number

      Pages 4-4
    5. Acid Treating

      Pages 5-5
    6. Acidity

      Pages 5-5
    7. Actuating Pressure

      Pages 5-5
    8. Additives

      • Jürgen Braun
      Pages 5-7
    9. Adhesion Energy

      Pages 7-7
    10. AEO

      Pages 7-7
    11. Aerosol

      Pages 7-7
    12. AF Coatings

      Pages 7-7

About this book

The importance of lubricants in virtually all fields of the engineering industry is reflected by an increasing scientific research of the basic principles. Energy efficiency and material saving are just two core objectives of the employment of high-tech lubricants. The encyclopedia presents a comprehensive overview of the current state of knowledge in the realm of lubrication. All the aspects of fundamental data, underlying concepts and use cases, as well as theoretical research and last but not least terminology are covered in hundreds of essays and definitions, authored by experts in their respective fields, from industry and academic institutes.

Keywords

  • Application of Lubricants
  • Bio-Lubricants
  • Chemistry of Lubricants
  • Friction Dynamics
  • High-Tech Lubricants
  • Industrial Lubricants
  • Machine Lubrication Systems
  • Material Saving
  • Microtribology
  • Nanotribology
  • Principles of Lubrication
  • Removal of Lubricants

Editors and Affiliations

  • Weinheim, Germany

    Theo Mang

About the editor

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Theo Mang received his diploma in mining engineering in 1963 and his PhD in chemical engineering in 1967 (University of Clausthal, Germany). He has been Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the RWTH Aachen, Germany, since 1998. He started working in the field of lubricants at Fuchs in Mannheim in 1967 and became head of the technical department in 1980. He has been a member of the Executive Board of the global Fuchs Group from 1983 until 2001, responsible initially for technology and later for group purchasing and human resources. Professor Mang is a recipient of the Georg-Vogelpohl-Award of the German Society of Tribology and has published about 80 publications.

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