Highlighting the major economic and industrial changes in the lubrication industry since the first edition, Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants, Second Edition outlines the state of the art in each major lubricant application area. Chapters cover trends in the major industries, such as the use of lubricant fluids, growth or decline of market areas and applications, potential new applications, production capacities, and regulatory issues, including biodegradability, toxicity, and food production equipment lubrication. In a single, unique volume, Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants, Second Edition offers property and performance information of fluids, theoretical and practical background to their current applications, and strong indicators for global market trends that will influence the industry for years to come.Another way of gaining the fuel efficiency of a manual transmission is the use of an automated manual transmission (AMT). The most ... DCTs started to be used in European cars in 2003 and are forecast to achieve a market share of 20% by 2010. ... Those testing CVTs currently include BMW, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Rover, Renault, Toyota, Volvo, VW (and Audi), and ZF.
|Title||:||Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants|
|Author||:||Leslie R. Rudnick|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2013-02-04|