publication . Article . 2014

Multi-scale analysis of the roughness effect on lubricated rough contact

DEMIRCI, Ibrahim;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: ASME
  • Country: France
Abstract
Determining friction is as equally essential as determining the film thickness in the lubricated contact, and is an important research subject. Indeed, reduction of friction in the automotive industry is important for both the minimization of fuel consumption as well as the decrease in the emissions of greenhouse gases. However, the progress in friction reduction has been limited by the difficulty in understanding the mechanism of roughness effects on friction. It was observed that micro-surface geometry or roughness was one of the major factors that affected the friction coefficient. In the present study, a new methodology coupling the multi-scale decomposition...
Subjects
free text keywords: roughness scale, surface texture, lubrication, friction, Mécanique [Sciences de l'ingénieur], Mécanique: Génie mécanique [Sciences de l'ingénieur]
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