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Traction Model Development

Report Number: AFWAL TR 87-4079
Author(s): J. I. McCool
Corporate Author: MRC Bearings-SFK Aerospace
Date of Publication: 1987-09-01
Pages: 154
AD Number: ADA188450

Abstract:
This report provides the theoretical background, the numerical procedures and a comparison with test results for a PC-based computer program for computing traction force components and torque in an elastohydrodynamically lubricated contact. The program provides a comprehensive tribological assessment of a general lubricated, concentrated contact under combined rolling, spinning and sliding. The joint effect of 34 input variables can be considered in the descriptive characteristics of the contact. Keywords: Traction, Modelling, Traction model.

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