ANALYSIS OF THE TOPOGRAPHICAL CHANGES DUE TO WEAR - GEOMETRY OF THE RUNNING-IN PROCESS.

Joichi Sugimura, Yoshitsugu Kimura, Kazuo Amino

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Abstract

A 'running-in equation' is offered which describes the changes in surface microtopography due to wear. It relates the height distribution of a composite profile of wearing surfaces to the size distribution of the wear particles. Solutions of the equation are obtained by successive computation, which is conducted on a lubricated wear experiment. The results agree reasonably well with the experiment when the effect of plastic deformation is insignificant. It is also suggested that, after prolonged sliding, a steady-state roughness is formed which corresponds to the particle size distribution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)813-820
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Japan Society of Lubrication Engineers
Volume31
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1986
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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