Lubrication Specialist Priority Group 1 

Friction, Tribology and Rheology- Intermediate

Friction is the force resisting relative motion between two surfaces that are in contact. Tribology is the science and technology dealing with the design, lubrication, friction and wear of interacting surfaces in relative motion. The word Tribology was first introduced in 1966 and originates from the Greek word Tribos meaning "to rub." Rheology is the study of the deformation and flow of a lubricant in terms of stress, strain, temperature, and time.

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Books

Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology- Second Edition
Chapter 6- Lubrication Fundamentals

Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology- Vol I
Chapter 20- Mining Industry
A1- Symbols of Lubrication Problems
A2- SI Units and Conversion Factors

Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology- Vol II
Chapter 1- Tribology
Chapter 14.1-14.4- Lubrication
Chapter 18.1-18.2- Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication
Chapter 19.1-19.3- Mixed Lubrication
Chapter 20- Boundary Lubrication and Boundary Lubricating Films
Chapter 26- Rheology
Chapter 66 Tribology Testing

MachineryOil Analysis
GTT- Glossary of Terms

Practical Lubrication for Industrial Facilities
Chapter 1- Principles of Lubrication

The Lubrication Engineers Manual – Fourth Edition
Chapter 6- Bearings Practices
Chapter 7- Gears and Their Lubrication

Tribology Data Handbook
Chapter 41- Typical Friction and Wear Data
Chapter 42- Friction and Wear Equations
Chapter 45- Boundary Lubrication Relations
Chapter 58- Fundamentals of Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication
A2- Viscosity Conversion Factors
A3- International System of Units (SI) and Conversion Factors

Tribosystem Analysis: A Practical Approach to the Diagnosis of Wear Problems 
Chapter 5- The Tribosystem Analysis Form