Fundamentals of Fluid Film Lubrication

by: Mihir K. Ghosh, Ph.D., Bankim C. Majumdar, Ph.D., Mihir Sarangi, B.E., M.Tech., Ph.D.


Abstract: 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.
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Title: Fundamentals of Fluid Film Lubrication

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2014 McGraw-Hill Education (India) Private Limited

ISBN: 9780071834971

Authors:

Mihir K. Ghosh, Ph.D. was a professor of mechanical engineering at IIT Kharagpur and is a member of the honorary editorial board of the journal Advances in Vibration Engineering.

Bankim C. Majumdar, Ph.D. was a professor of mechanical engineering at IIT Kharagpur, associate editor of Advances in Tribology, and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Engineering Tribology.

Mihir Sarangi, B.E., M.Tech., Ph.D. is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at IIT Kharagpur.

Description: 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.