The Running-In Process in Tribology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780408012263, 9781483102092

The Running-In Process in Tribology

1st Edition

Proceeding of the 8th Leeds–Lyon Symposium on Tribology, Held in the Institute National des Science Appliquées de Lyon, France, 8–11 September 1981

Editors: D. Dowson C.M. Taylor M. Godet
eBook ISBN: 9781483102092
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1982
Page Count: 262
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The Running-In Process in Tribology is a collection of papers presented during the 8th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology held in the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, France in September 1981.

The symposium was attended by 87 delegates from 13 countries, which showed a great level of interest on the scientific and industrial problems of running-in. Twenty eight papers are presented in the book, covering basic thermodynamics, mechanics of continuous solids, metallurgy, polymers, profilometry, and surface physics. Major topics such as elastohydrodynamics, roughness, and thermal effects in tribology are discussed as well.

Mechanical engineers and materials scientists will find the book very insightful.

Table of Contents


Section I Interactions in Tribology

Chemostress Effect in Tribology

The Running-In of Concentrated Steel Contacts: A System Orientated Approach


Section II Fundamental Aspects

Running-In Processes Affecting Friction and Wear

On the Initial Stages of Wear of Dry-Bearing Composites


Section III Disc Experiments

Sampling Variation in Surface Profile Skewness and Kurtosis Measurements

Running-In of Lubricated Hertzian Contacts

Some Experimental Aspects Of Running-In and Scuffing Failure of Steel Discs Operating Under Elastohydrodynamic Conditions


Section IV General Techniques

On Numerical Signal Processing of an Evolutive Friction Force: Characterization of Successive Stages of Wear Regime in Dry Sliding Of Steel on Steel

A Study Of Wear Measurement in Lightly Loaded Contacts Using the Thin-Layer Activation Technique


Section V Friction, Fatigue and Scuffing

Scuffing of Ribbed Cylindrical Roller Bearings Carrying Combined Radial and Thrust Loading

Surface Effects in Rolling Contact Fatigue: The Role of Lubricant Additives on the Incidence of Failure

Surface Finish and Running-In Effects on Friction in Lubricated Sliding


Section VI Wear and Stresses

Modifications to Features of Counterface Topography During the Wear of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Against Stainless Steel

Study of Residual Stresses During Dry Sliding of Steel on Steel

Stresses Occurring Under a Repeated Brinell Test


Session VII Engines

Development of a Running-In Procedure for a Locomotive Diesel Engine

Ring Pack Film Thickness During Running-In

The Influence of Running-In of the Twin-Land Type of Oil-Control Piston Ring Upon Long-Term Engine Oil Consumption


Session VIII Running-In of Bearings

Electro-Discharge Bearing Run-In

Studies of the Friction Transients During Break-In of Sliding Metals

Deformation in Heavily Loaded Rolling Contacts

Running-In Process of Porous Bearings Observed by Use of Holographic Interferometry


Session IX Chemical and Mechanical Aspects

Friction Induced Modifications at the Surface of Compacted Solid Lubricants

Tribochemical Aspects of the Running-In Processes in Four-Ball Testing


Session X Metalworking and Miscellaneous

Surface Coatings to Combat Scuffing

The Testing of Boundary Lubricants in Metal Working Processes

An Experimental Study of Free Rolling of a Hard Steel Ball on An 0.65mm Copper Coated Steel Substrate


General Discussion

List of Authors

List of Delegates

Subject Index


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About the Editor

D. Dowson

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Mechanical Engineering/University of Leeds/Leeds/UK

C.M. Taylor

M. Godet

Affiliations and Expertise

INSA, Laboratoire de Mecanique des Contacts, Villeurbanne, France

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