Chemistry and Technology of Lubricants, Third Edition by Roy M. Mortier, Malcolm F. Fox, Stefan T. Orszulik

By Roy M. Mortier, Malcolm F. Fox, Stefan T. Orszulik

"Chemistry and know-how of Lubricants" describes the chemistry and know-how of base oils, ingredients and purposes of liquid lubricants. This 3rd version displays how the chemistry and know-how of lubricants has constructed because the First variation was once released in 1992. The acceleration of functionality improvement some time past 35 years has been as major as within the past century: Refinery techniques became extra specified in defining the actual and chemical homes of upper caliber mineral base oils. New and latest ingredients have more advantageous functionality via more advantageous knowing in their motion. Specification and trying out of lubricants has develop into extra centred and rigorous. "Chemistry and expertise of Lubricants" is directed mostly at these operating within the lubricants in addition to members operating inside of academia looking a chemist's perspective of lubrication. it's also of worth to engineers and technologists requiring a extra primary realizing of the topic.

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By Roy M. Mortier, Malcolm F. Fox, Stefan T. Orszulik

"Chemistry and know-how of Lubricants" describes the chemistry and know-how of base oils, ingredients and purposes of liquid lubricants. This 3rd version displays how the chemistry and know-how of lubricants has constructed because the First variation was once released in 1992. The acceleration of functionality improvement some time past 35 years has been as major as within the past century: Refinery techniques became extra specified in defining the actual and chemical homes of upper caliber mineral base oils. New and latest ingredients have more advantageous functionality via more advantageous knowing in their motion. Specification and trying out of lubricants has develop into extra centred and rigorous. "Chemistry and expertise of Lubricants" is directed mostly at these operating within the lubricants in addition to members operating inside of academia looking a chemist's perspective of lubrication. it's also of worth to engineers and technologists requiring a extra primary realizing of the topic.

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M. Stroud Abstract The chemical nature and technology of the main synthetic lubricant base fluids is described, covering polyalphaolefins, alkylated aromatics, gas-to-liquid (GTL) base fluids, polybutenes, aliphatic diesters, polyolesters, polyalkylene glycols or PAGs and phosphate esters. Other synthetic lubricant base oils such as the silicones, borate esters, perfluoroethers and polyphenylene ethers are considered to have restricted applications due to either high cost or performance limitations and are not considered here.

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Stroud Abstract The chemical nature and technology of the main synthetic lubricant base fluids is described, covering polyalphaolefins, alkylated aromatics, gas-to-liquid (GTL) base fluids, polybutenes, aliphatic diesters, polyolesters, polyalkylene glycols or PAGs and phosphate esters. Other synthetic lubricant base oils such as the silicones, borate esters, perfluoroethers and polyphenylene ethers are considered to have restricted applications due to either high cost or performance limitations and are not considered here.

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