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 change 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 the basis of 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 a prolonged sliding duration, a steady-state roughness is formed which corresponds to the particle size distribution.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)69-74
    Number of pages6
    JournalJournal of JSLE. International edition
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1987

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Engineering(all)

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