Fundamentals of Fluid Film Lubrication

Fundamentals of Fluid Film Lubrication by Mihir Sarangi, B. C. Majumdar

By: Mihir Sarangi, B. C. Majumdar

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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
Publication Date:
01 / 07 / 2014

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