The Effect of Dent Size on the Pressure Distribution and Failure Location in Dry Point Frictionless Rolling Contacts

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M. B. Howell, C. A. Rubin, G. T. Hahn

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235

J. Tribol 126(3), 413-421 (Jun 28, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1692053 History: Received March 27, 2002; Revised May 07, 2003; Online June 28, 2004
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Half-space and rigid indenter used to produce the dents
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Details of the half-space and sphere counterface used to simulate contact
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Comparison of cyclic shear stress-shear strain hysteresis loops: (a) measured loop for AISI 52100 steel under cyclic torsion; and (b) calculated with the material model.
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Comparison of the relation between stress amplitude and plastic strain range for measured and the material model
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Comparison of measured and material model ratchetting behavior
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Ten ratchetting loops produced by the material model with a 1100 MPa mean stress
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Finite element model residual dent from a 5 μm downward indenter displacement comparison with an experimental residual dent from Rockwell C hardness test
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Residual dent deformation comparison for each of the dents
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Dent profile comparison between residual dent and residual after two contact simulations for each of the dents
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Pressure distributions for the first contact at maximum load across the dents
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Comparison of maximum in-plane principal stress contours at second contact peak pressure for each of the dents
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Maximum in-plane principal stress comparison between: (a) dent residual; and (b) residual after second contact for the largest dent
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Maximum in-plane principal stress vector comparison between: (a) elastic-plastic; and (b) elastic half-space material properties for the first contact residual
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Largest dent second contact residual: (a) hydrostatic pressure contours; and (b) plastic shear strain
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Scanning electron microscope spall top view and section profile (from Bastias 2)
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Relative positions between the nucleation site, initial diameter and apparent overrolled diameter (optical microscopy) and actual overrolled diameter (profilometer) for Rockwell C artificial defect (from Dommarco 12)




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