Description

`Drives and Seals' is carefully designed to make the practical information that it contains easy to find and use. In a complete update involving fifteen international experts, this concise volume presents the latest information on drives and seals in the same clear format. - Drives and Controls, March 1994

Readership

Designers and engineers in industry, tribologists in government, consultancy and academia

Table of Contents

CONTENTS INCLUDE: Rotary Drives: Belt drives; Roller chain drives; Gears; Flexible couplings; Self synchronising clutches; One way clutches; Friction clutches; Brakes; Linear Drives: Screws; Cams and followers; Wheels rails and tyres; Capstans and drums; Wire ropes; Control cables; Damping devices; Pistons; Piston rings; Cylinders and liners; Seals: Selection of seals; Sealing against dirt and dust; Oil flinger rings and drain grooves; Labyrinths, brush seals and throttling bushes; Lip seals; Mechanical seals; Packed glands; Mechanical pistons and packings; Soft piston seals.

Details

No. of pages:
152
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1994
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750609814

About the author

Michael J Neale

Affiliations and Expertise

Former President of Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Reviews

'Any engineer who does not have access to The Tribology Handbook and deals with the components considered would benefit from having a copy near at hand. The new edition is a useful revision of an already excellent source book.' - Journal of Engineering and Tribology, October 1995