An Advanced Model to Study the Possible Thermomechanical Damage of Lubricated Sliding-Rolling Line Contacts From Soft Particles

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George K. Nikas

Mechanical Engineering Department, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2BX, England e-mail: g.nikas@ic.ac.uk

J. Tribol 123(4), 828-841 (Aug 03, 2000) (14 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1331061 History: Received February 15, 2000; Revised August 03, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Relative speeds and forces on the particle
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Particle (bold circle) partitioned in sectors and stresses on a sector
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Heat generation zone inside the particle
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Flow chart of the model
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Particle-disk radius as the particle passes through the EHD gap
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Contact forces on the particle as it passes through the EHD gap
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Frictional and fluid forces on the particle as it passes through the EHD gap
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Average contact pressure on the particle as it passes through the EHD gap
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Flash temperature distributions on the counterfaces when the particle starts exiting the Hertzian zone
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Contour maps of the surface temperatures when the particle starts exiting the Hertzian zone



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