Traction Between a Web and a Smooth Roller

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Sinan Müftü, John J. Jagodnik

Northeastern University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Boston, MA 02115

J. Tribol 126(1), 177-184 (Jan 13, 2004) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1631014 History: Received July 16, 2002; Revised May 13, 2003; Online January 13, 2004
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Grahic Jump Location
Schematic representation of a web moving over a roller at the onset of sliding
Grahic Jump Location
Variation of non-dimensional tension N̄, tape-roller spacing h̄, contact pressure p̄c and air pressure p̄ in the wrap region which spans 0≤x̄−L̄1≤1.B=113.5,C=1.061×10−3,P=3.8,V=1.94×10−2,β=π/2,Σ=2×10−2,P0=10,XL=XR=1.061,Λ=1.27. The tape moves from left to right in this figure.
Grahic Jump Location
The effect of the parameters B,V,S,C,P,μs, β, Σ, P0 and Λ on traction in the web roller interface. Unless otherwise specified on the figures the values of the variables are given in Table 2.



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