"Tribology for Aerospace Applications" is a textbook and reference source written for designers of rotating machinery; users and designers of such mechanical components as bearings, gears, and seals; tribologists; university and industrial researchers; and students of machine design. The book incorporates information from more than 900 references spanning over 50 years of technological advances. The titles of the chapters are "Tribology Fundamentals," "Solid Lubricants," "Self-Lubricating Polymer Composites," "Liquid Lubricants," "Traction Lubricants," "Rolling Bearing and Gear Lubrication," "Rolling Bearing and Gear Materials," "Fluid and Gas Film Lubrication," "Engine Seals," and "System Life and Reliability."

This book was coauthored and edited by Erwin V. Zaretsky of Glenn Research Center in collaboration with the staff of Glenn Research Center and the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. Copies of the book can be ordered from Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, 840 Busse Highway, Park Ridge, IL 60068-2376; telephone (847) 825-5536; fax (847) 825-1456.

Inquiries concerning rights for the commercial use of this invention should be addressed to

NASA Glenn Research Center
Commercial Technology Office
Attn: Steve Fedor
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21000 Brookpark Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44135.

Refer to LEW-17028.