Discussion: “Modeling of Film Thickness and Traction in a Variable Ratio Traction Drive Rig,” (Sharif, K. J., Evans, H. P., Snidle, R. W., and Newall, J. P., 2004, ASME J. of Tribology, 126(1), pp. 92–104)

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Scott Bair

George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0405.

Philippe Vergne

Laboratoire de Mécanique des Contacts et des Solides, UMR CNRS/INSA de Lyon 5514, Villeurbanne, France.

J. Tribol 127(2), 458 (Apr 07, 2005) (1 page) doi:10.1115/1.1843164 History: Online April 07, 2005

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Grahic Jump Location
Film thickness measured (data points) compared to the theoretical solution without shear-thinning




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