Application of a Deterministic Contact Model to Analyze the Contact of a Rough Surface Against a Flat Layered Surface

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H. R. Pasaribu

D. J. Schipper

University of Twente, Surface Technology and Tribology, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Drienerloolaan 5, Postbus 217, 7500 AE, Enschede, The Netherlands

J. Tribol 127(2), 451-455 (Apr 07, 2005) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1866163 History: Received February 19, 2004; Revised December 21, 2004; Online April 07, 2005
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Contact model of a rough surface with a flat surface
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Contact model of a rough surface with a flat layered surface
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The asperity height distribution and radius distribution of the two surfaces, i.e., radius ratio (βiavg) as a function of normalized height (zis)
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Comparison of the deterministic model and the statistical model for the two surfaces in contact with a flat surface (without layer) (a) case 1 and (b) case 2 (see Table 1)
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The comparison between the measurements performed by Sherbiney 11 (a) and the FEM simulation carried out by Tang and Arnell 12 (b) with the calculated results using the present model. (The units along the axis are according to the literature data 1112.)
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Dimensionless separation (d/σ) and dimensionless contact area (At/Anom) as a function of dimensionless load (Ptot/(Et=0*Anom)) for different thicknesses (t) of the lead layer on a flat surface in contact with the surfaces, case 1 and case 2 (see Table 1)




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