Lubricant Film Flow in Pin-Disk Testing

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B. O. Berg, C. M. Ettles, H. J. Hagerup, S. J. Calabrese

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering & Mechanics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180-3590

J. Tribol 116(1), 181-183 (Jan 01, 1994) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2927037 History: Received March 16, 1993; Revised July 12, 1993; Online June 05, 2008


The spread of lubricant across the wear track of a pin-disk machine may be adequately modeled assuming axisymmetric, viscous flow with zero shear stress at the lubricant-air interface. Waves can develop according to the shape of the initial profile.

Copyright © 1994 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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