The Friction of Lead Films in Spherical Contact

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E. F. Finkin

D. A. B. Industries, Inc., Detroit, Mich.

J. of Lubrication Tech 95(3), 328-331 (Jul 01, 1973) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3451821 History: Received December 13, 1971; Revised May 17, 1972; Online October 18, 2010


Recent advances in applied mechanics are utilized to show that Rabinowicz’s experimental results for the friction of lead films as a function of film thickness can be related to the dependence of real area of contact on film thickness.

Copyright © 1973 by ASME
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