Theoretical Modeling of Surface Asperity Depression Into an Elastic Foundation Under Static Loading

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V. S. Radchik, B. Ben-Nissan

University of Technology, Sydney Department of Chemistry Materials and Forensic Science, P.O. Box 123 Broadway N.S.W. 2007, Australia

W. H. Müller

Fakultät V. Verkehrs und Maschinensysteme, Institut für Mechanik, Sekr. MS 2, Technische Universität Berlin, Straße des 17, Juni 135, 10623 Berlin, Germany

J. Tribol 124(4), 852-856 (Sep 24, 2002) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1467594 History: Received July 27, 2000; Revised July 24, 2001; Online September 24, 2002
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Impression of a paraboloid into elastic bulk material: (a) the underformed asperity; and (b) a deformed asperity, see text for the meaning of the various symbols.
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Graphs of U/α versus α/H for n=(1,2,[[ellipsis]],5)
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Three-dimensional FE mesh used to model the penetration of a parabolic asperity into an elastic foundation
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Comparison between analytical and FE results



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