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This book discusses vegetable oil based biolubricants and their applications in the power distribution industry. Vegetable oil based lubricants offer significant advantages over petroleum-based lubricants, including biodegradability, cost-effectiveness, renewability, and lower environmental effects. This book provides a detailed literature survey of modified vegetable oils. It discusses the physical and chemical properties of vegetable oil, and their effects on its applications in tribology. The book discusses additives and enhancements to make vegetable oils suitable for use as lubricating oils and transformer oils in power plants and power distribution grids. The contents of the book will be useful to researchers and professionals as well as policy makers and standards agencies.

Table of Contents

Frontmatter

Introduction

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Chapter 1. Green Fluids from Vegetable Oil: Power Plant

Dhorali Gnanasekaran, Venkata Prasad Chavidi

Lubricants from Vegetable Oil

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Chapter 2. Biodegradable, Renewable, and Eco-friendly Vegetable Oil: Lubricants

Dhorali Gnanasekaran, Venkata Prasad Chavidi

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Chapter 3. Vegetable Oil as a Multifunctional and Multipurpose Green Lubricant Additive

Dhorali Gnanasekaran, Venkata Prasad Chavidi

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Chapter 4. Biodegradable Polymers as Lubricant Additives

Dhorali Gnanasekaran, Venkata Prasad Chavidi

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Chapter 5. Nanomaterials as an Additive in Biodegradable Lubricants

Dhorali Gnanasekaran, Venkata Prasad Chavidi

Insulating Fluids from Vegetable Oil

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Chapter 6. Vegetable Oil: An Eco-friendly Liquid Insulator

Dhorali Gnanasekaran, Venkata Prasad Chavidi

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Chapter 7. Properties of Vegetable Fluids: A Green Insulator for Power Sector

Dhorali Gnanasekaran, Venkata Prasad Chavidi
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