Literature Review

  • Mubashir Gulzar
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


There has been much research and development to improve engine lubricants and drain intervals for IC engines through minimizing frictional losses and wear. The formulation of suitable lubricant is a function of its ability to control friction, wear, and surface damage over the intended life of a system. For actual engine operation, the lubricant should provide effective lubrication performance over the complete drain interval. Therefore, after development of a potential engine lubricating oil, an understanding is required about lubricating oil degradation and its effect on friction and wear of engine components.


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