A Two-Dimensional Thermoelastic Rough Surface Contact Model

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Yuan Lin, Timothy C. Ovaert

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556

J. Tribol 126(3), 430-435 (Jun 28, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1739243 History: Received May 27, 2003; Revised October 23, 2003; Online June 28, 2004
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An elastic semi-infinite solid in contact
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Uniform heat flow over a strip
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Two-dimensional thermoelastic Hertzian contact
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Contact pressure distribution
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Comparison of the width of contact area
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Random surface roughness profile
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(a) Distribution of contact pressure (fV=0); (b) distribution of contact pressure (fV=5.5); and (c) variation of length of real contact area with fV
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Variation of length of real contact area with fV
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(a) Distribution of contact pressure (fV=0); and (b) distribution of contact pressure (fV=5.5)
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(a) Variation of length of real contact area with fV; (b) distribution of contact pressure (fV=0); and (c) distribution of contact pressure (fV=5.5)



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