A Semi-Analytical Solution for the Sliding Inception of a Spherical Contact

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Lior Kogut, Izhak Etsion

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Technion, Haifa 32000, Israel

J. Tribol 125(3), 499-506 (Jun 19, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1538190 History: Received May 16, 2002; Revised September 12, 2002; Online June 19, 2003
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The contact of a deformable sphere and a rigid flat under combined loading
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Elastic and Plastic zones in a sphere under combined loading for ω/ωc>1: (a) plastic region just reaching the contact interface; and (b) plastic region at sliding inception.
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Dimensionless maximum shear stress, τxz*/Y, as function of the dimensionless radial location, r/a, in the elastic regime
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Static friction coefficient, μ, as function of the dimensionless interference, ω/ωc, in the elastic regime
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Dimensionless maximum shear stress, τxz*/Y, as function of the dimensionless radial location, r/a, in the elastic-plastic regime
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Static friction coefficient, μ, as function of the dimensionless interference, ω/ωc, in the elastic-plastic regime
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Static friction coefficient, μ, and dimensionless force Q*/Pc versus the dimensionless contact load, P/Pc, in the elastic and elastic-plastic regimes
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Dimensionless shear stress, τxz/Y, as function of the dimensionless radial location, r/a, in the elastic-plastic regime



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