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Power Transmission Handbook® - Bearings Chapter

The most comprehensive primer on the products, technology and concepts that move industry, the "Bearings" chapter of the Power Transmission Handbook® provides you with a history and understanding of the differences and features of plain and rolling element bearings and their various types. The chapter also covers the types and features of mounted bearings, lubrication modes and standards related to ball and roller bearing usage.
January 17, 2020
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Power Transmission Handbook® - Belt Drives Chapter

The most comprehensive primer on the products, technology and concepts that move industry, the "Belt Drives chapter of the new and improved 6th Edition Power Transmission Handbook® provides you with a basic understanding of belted power transmission drives including the history of belts, and identification of the basic types of v-belts including: multi-rib belts, double-v, flat belts, and synchronous belts. You'll also learn the characteristics and unique qualities of each of the various types of belts and where each type of belt is generally used.
January 17, 2020
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Power Transmission Handbook® - Chain Drives Chapter

The most comprehensive primer on the products, technology and concepts that move industry, the "Chain Drives" chapter of the new and improved 6th Edition Power Transmission Handbook® provides you with a basic understanding of chain drives including: characteristics of chain drives; features and benefits of various types of roller chain, silent chain, engineered steel class chain; and types of chain lubrication.
January 17, 2020
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Power Transmission Handbook® - Clutches & Brakes Chapter

The most comprehensive primer on the products, technology and concepts that move industry, the "Clutches & Brakes" chapter of the new and improved 6th EditionPower Transmission Handbook® provides you with a basic understanding of clutches & brakes. You learn to identify the features and benefits of friction and gain an understanding of electromagnetic, pneumatic, and hydraulic brakes. The chapter also contrasts and compares various mechanical lock-up interface methods and the available methods of actuation, including their operational characteristics, advantages and limitations.
January 17, 2020
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Power Transmission Handbook® - Controls & Sensors Chapter

The most comprehensive primer on the products, technology and concepts that move industry, the "Controls & Sensors" chapter of the 6th Edition Power Transmission Handbook® provides you with a basic understanding of controls and sensors including: functions of AC motor starters; NEMA standards; motor starter types; functions and features of circuit breakers; functions of various control devices such as relays, pushbuttons and switches; differences between PLCs and computers; features of four-key display technologies; the use of sensors encountered by power transmission specialists; and the purpose of codes and standards.
January 17, 2020
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Power Transmission Handbook® - Couplings & U-Joints Chapter

The most comprehensive primer on the products, technology and concepts that move industry, the "Couplings & U-Joints" chapter of the new and improved 6th Edition Power Transmission Handbook® provides you with a basic understanding of couplings & u-joints including: differences between rigid, mechanically flexible, elastomeric element, metallic element, and universal joint shaft couplings; the characteristics of flange, sleeve, and ribbed couplings; the functions and features of flexible, gear, chain, and grid, metal-beam, spring, slider block, and metal-bellow and elastomeric couplings; block-and-pin and bearing-and-cross type U-Joints; and more.
January 17, 2020
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Power Transmission Handbook® - Fundamentals Chapter

The most comprehensive primer on the products, technology and concepts that move industry, the "Fundamentals" chapter of the 6th Edition Power Transmission Handbook® provides you with the basic knowledge essential to succeeding in the power transmission industry. You'll understand the meaning of the terms force, friction, torque, rpm, work and power; and you'll learn to quantify the important parameters using the basic equations of power transmission.
January 17, 2020
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Power Transmission Handbook® - Gears Chapter

The most comprehensive primer on the products, technology and concepts that move industry, the "Gears" chapter of the new and improved 6th Edition Power Transmission Handbook® provides you with a basic understanding of the purpose of gears and drives including: five gear design categories and their orientation types; various gear types including spur helical, herringbone, straight bevel, spiral bevel, cylindrical worm, double-enveloping worm, cycloidial and hypoid; common gear terms; causes for gear tooth failure; the function and importance of seals and breathers for enclosed gears; gear rating standards; and more.
January 17, 2020
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Power Transmission Handbook® - Linear Motion Chapter

The most comprehensive primer on the products, technology and concepts that move industry, the "Linear Motion" chapter of the 6th EditionPower Transmission Handbook® provides you with a basic understanding of the linear motion systems including: terminology; application acronyms and how they relate to sizing and selecting systems; the difference between plain, recirculating elements and cam roller bearings and their suitability in specific applications; the features and benefits of bearing types and selecting the most suitable type for various applications; the purpose of the major components of linear motion systems; the types of motors most commonly used with linear motion systems; and more.
January 17, 2020
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Power Transmission Handbook® - Lubrication Chapter

The most comprehensive primer on the products, technology and concepts that move industry, the "Lubrication" chapter of the 6th Edition Power Transmission Handbook® provides you with a basic understanding of the concepts of lubrication including: viscosity; lubrication regimes; proper replacement and substitution of lubricants; contamination and how to avoid it; and recommended storage and handling procedures.
January 17, 2020
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