Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here


Book on Lubrication of gears and gearboxes

Book on Lubrication of gears and gearboxes

Book on Lubrication of gears and gearboxes

Can anyone here recommend a good book to purchase that goes into details on the lubrication of gearboxs. Typical information I would like include the following: -

Functions/ requirements of an oil.
The different additives of an oil and reasons for their uses.
How does changing the oil properties effect the operating conditions of a gearbox.
Properties of a oil needed to optimise a specific gearbox characteristic(eg. load carrying ability, cooling or reduced losses).
The oil properties need to reduce/ prevent specific problems in a gearbox (e.g overheating, tooth pitting, tooth scuffing).

Basically I would like to improve my knowledge on gearbox lubrication generally. Thank you in advance for your assistance.

RE: Book on Lubrication of gears and gearboxes

Try visiting www.noria.com, lots of good online information and good books too.


Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close