Axial Load Effect on Contact Fatigue Life of Cylindrical Roller Bearings

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Wangquan (Winston) Cheng, Shan Shih, John Grace

ArvinMeritor, 2135 W. Maple Road, Troy, MI 48084

Wenke Tu

Henan University of Science & Technology, Henan, China

J. Tribol 126(2), 242-247 (Apr 19, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1614823 History: Received February 25, 2003; Revised July 29, 2003; Online April 19, 2004
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Roller bearing with flanges on both inner and outer races
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Loading condition of a roller in loading zone, 0≤ψ≤ψH
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Three contact zones of a roller bearing inner race
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Loading condition of a roller in loading zone, ψH<ψ≤ψG
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Roller condition in nonloading zone, ψG<ψ≤π
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Comparison of Fernlund-Synek model and Brandlien model predictions
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Loading zone angles ΨH and ΨG as functions of parameter t
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K factor effect on equivalent dynamic load
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Comparison of different model predictions of the rotating race dynamic load



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