Couplings and Shaft Alignment / Edition 1

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Couplings and Shaft Alignment provides positive practical guidance to engineers dealing with shaft couplings for the transmission of power, and concerned with the related problem of shaft alignment. First published in 1991, this useful text has been revised and reprinted in a more readable, updated format.


  • An approach to coupling selection
  • Preliminary choice
  • Gear couplings
  • Multiple membrane couplings
  • Contoured disc couplings
  • Elastomeric element couplings
  • Quill shaft couplings
  • Alignment
  • Effect on machine train dynamics
  • Hub mounting
  • Accessories
  • Nomenclature
  • Coupling data sheet
  • Bibliography

The book offers a systematic approach to the selection and specification of shaft couplings, and a rational approach to shaft alignment, which can assist in achieving the desired levels of reliability in process plant. It can be wholeheartedly recommended to all practising engineers involved in the design, specification, selection, operation, and maintenance of machine systems involving flexible shaft couplings.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781860581700
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/5/1998
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 9.33 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Neale
Michael Neale, Dove Award-winning artist, songwriter, and master storyteller, is a sought after conference speaker, teacher, and concert artist. He influences churches around the country as a seasoned communicator and performer. Author of the acclaimed novel The River, Michael also serves as artist-in-residence at Christ Fellowship in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, where he lives with his wife, Leah, and their three children.
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Table of Contents



Chapter 1. An Approach to Coupling Selection.

Chapter 2. Preliminary Choice.

Chapter 3. Gear Couplings.

Chapter 4. Multiple Membrane Couplings.

Chapter 5. Contoured Disc Couplings.

Chapter  6. Elastomeric Element Couplings.

Chapter 7. Quill Shaft Couplings.

Chapter 8. Alignment.

Chapter 9. Effect on Machine Train Dynamics.

Chapter 10. Hub mounting.

Chapter 11. Accessories.

Appendix 1. Nomenclature.

Appendix 2. Coupling Data Sheet.


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