A Study of Roughness and Non-Newtonian Effects in Lubricated Contacts

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Malal Kane

Laboratoire de dynamique des machines et des structures (LDMS)

Benyebka Bou-Said

Laboratoire de Mécanique des Contacts et des Solides (LamCos) Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (INSA), 69621 Villeurbanne, France

J. Tribol 127(3), 575-581 (Jun 13, 2005) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1866169 History: Received May 28, 2004; Revised December 17, 2004; Online June 13, 2005
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Types of roughness considered
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The pressure field for three types of roughness considered
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Geometry considered showing coordinates and film thickness
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Load variation with elasticity, longtudinal roughness, orientation 1
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Load variation with elasticity, anisotropic roughness, orientation 2
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Load variation with elasticity, transverse roughness, orientation 5



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