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Stream Functions and Streamlines for Visualizing and Quantifying Side Flows in EHL of Elliptical Contacts

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Hsing-Sen S. Hsiao

FEMsys Engineering Consulting, Inc., Columbus, OH 43221e-mail: femsys@femsys.com

Bernard J. Hamrock

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210

John H. Tripp

SKF Engineering and Research Centre B.V., The Netherlands

J. Tribol 123(3), 603-607 (Jul 11, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1308040 History: Received February 29, 2000; Revised July 11, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Streamlines on central plane in flattened film thickness coordinate system
Grahic Jump Location
Streamlines on central plane in stretched film thickness coordinate system
Grahic Jump Location
Streamlines on midfilm plane
Grahic Jump Location
Plot of velocity vectors on midfilm plane

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