Fundamentals of Fluid Film Lubrication

Fundamentals of Fluid Film Lubrication by M. K Ghosh and B. C. Majumdar
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0071834974 | 496 pages | EPUB | 15 MB

Comprehensive coverage of fluid film lubrication
Written by global experts in the field, this in-depth engineering resource discusses the theory, design, analysis, and application of fluid film lubrication, providing proven methods for reducing friction in rotating machinery components. The book thoroughly addresses all aspects of the topic, from viscosity and rotor-bearing dynamics to elastohydrodynamic lubrication and fluid inertia effects. Fully worked examples, analytical and numerical methods of solutions, practice problems, and detailed illustrations are included in this authoritative reference.
Fundamentals of Fluid Film Lubrication covers:
Introduction to tribology
Viscosity and rheology of lubricants
Mechanics of lubricant films and basic equations
Hydrodynamic lubrication
Finite bearings
Thermohydrodynamic analysis of fluid film bearings
Design of hydrodynamic bearings
Dynamics of fluid film bearings
Externally pressurized lubrication
Fluid inertia effects and turbulence in fluid film lubrication
Gas-lubricated bearings
Hydrodynamic lubrication of rolling contacts
Elastohydrodynamic lubrication
Vibration analysis with lubricated ball bearings
Thermal effect in rolling-sliding contacts

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