An FFT-Based Transient Flash Temperature Model for General Three-Dimensional Rough Surface Contacts

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Jianqun Gao, Si C. Lee

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210

Xiaolan Ai, Harvey Nixon

The Timken Company, Canton, OH 44706

J. Tribol 122(3), 519-523 (Sep 21, 1999) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.555395 History: Received February 05, 1999; Revised September 21, 1999
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Model of sliding rough contact
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Comparison of the temperature solutions for a moving uniform rectangular heat source on a semi-infinite medium. The solution is plotted at the centerline along the sliding direction (Vslx/4κ=7.56).
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Comparison of maximum temperature rise for a Hertzian contact
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Contact pressure distribution for a transversely rough surface
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(a) Flash temperature distribution for a transversely rough surface (simulation timesteps=10). (b) Flash temperature distribution for a transversely rough surface (simulation timesteps=50). (c) Flash temperature distribution for a transversely rough surface (steady-state solution, simulation timesteps=200).
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Variation of maximum flash temperature as a function of number of timesteps.
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Flash temperature distribution for a longitudinally rough surface (steady-state solution, simulation timesteps=200)




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