Lubrication Fundamentals, Second Edition

Lubrication Fundamentals, Second Edition

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Building on the cornerstone of the first edition, Lubrication Fundamentals Second Edition outlines the emergence of higher performance-specialty application oils and greases and emphasizes the need for lubrication and careful lubricant selection. Thoroughly updated and rewritten since the previous edition reached its 10th printing, the book discusses product basics, machine elements that require lubrication, methods of application, lubricant storage and handling, and lubricant conservation. Keeping the characteristics that made the first edition a classic reference, this second edition provides current information in the format readers have come to trust. About the authors . . . D. M. PIRRO is the Equipment Builder and OEM Manager, ExxonMobil Corporation, Fairfax, Virginia. The author or contributing editor of several scholarly articles on synthetic lubes, environmental awareness applications, grease technology, lubricant interchangeability, and oil analysis, Mr. Pirro is a Certified Lubrication Specialist and a member of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers and the Association of Manufacturing Technology. He received the B.S. degree (1978) in mechanical engineering and the B.A. degree (1978) in business administration from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. A. A. WESSOL is a part-time Lubrication Consultant for the ExxonMobil Corporation in Manassas, Virginia. Mr. Wessol retired from the Mobil Corporation after 24 years in various advanced technical positions. The author or coauthor of numerous professional papers on the environmental aspects of lubrication, plant engineering, hydraulics, and pneumatics, he received the B.S. degree (1972) in mathematics, physics, and chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.The oils recommended for large two-stroke-cycle engines are SAE 40, ashless to low ash t0.00-0.1% ash) oils ... the use of multiviscosity gas engine oils. 4. Four- Stroke-Cycle Low to Medium Speed Gas Engines The low speed four- ... The oils recommended for the engines burning clean natural gas are low to medium ash SAE 40 or SAE 30 grade oils depending on the particular engine manufacturer.

Title:Lubrication Fundamentals, Second Edition
Author:Don M. Pirro, Ekkehard Daschner
Publisher:CRC Press - 2001-08-28


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