Tribology Research: From Model Experiment to Industrial Problem - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444505811, 9780080536606

Tribology Research: From Model Experiment to Industrial Problem, Volume 39

1st Edition

A Century of Efforts in Mechanics, Materials Science and Physico-Chemistry

Authors: G. Dalmaz D. Dowson M. Priest A Lubrecht
eBook ISBN: 9780080536606
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 18th June 2001
Page Count: 992


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Table of Contents

Selected Contents.

Opening. Dynamic behaviour of elastic shaft supported by hydrodynamic bearings (J. Frene, O. Boneau).

Dynamic friction. Dynamic friction (K.L. Johnson).

Contact mechanics. Contact mechanics and lubrication hydrodynamics of chemical-mechanical planarization (J. Tichy).

Hydrodynamic lubrication. Spring-supported thrust bearings used in hydroelectric generators: finite element analysis of pad deflection (A.L. Brown et al.).

Wear. Thermomechanical finite element analysis to describe the engagement and wear of electromagnetic clutches (G.F. Dargush et al.).

Friction: industrial applications. Friction and microslip of turbomachinery components (E.J. Berger, M.R. Begley).

Tribochemistry. Key tribochemistry aspects of the fluid performance requirements (F. Qureshi et al.).

Grease lubrication. Study of non-steady state grease lubrication with fluorescence microscope (J. Sugimura, M. Akiyama).

Third body. Lubrication of water-based clay suspensions (B.J. Briscoe et al.).

Test machines. Tribotesting of tribal bearings of knee protheses (F.E. Kennedy et al.).

Materials. Effects of local high pressures and extreme shears at tribological contact spots (D. Kuhlmann-Wiilsdorf).

Contact fatigue I. Experimental investigation of surface initiated rolling contact fatigue using dented surfaces (D. Girodin et al.).

Elastohydrodynamic lubrication. The influence of cam-folllower motion on elastohydrodynamic film thickness (I. Křupka et al.).

Friction, abrasion and corrosion. Abrasiveness of particles measured by cone-fit analysis (CFA) (D.V. De Pellegrin, G.W. Stachowiak).

Real area of contact. Two-dimensional normal and tangential rail/wheel contact with rough surfaces (F. Bucher et al.).

Contact fatigue II. Life improvement of TiN-duplex-treated tool steel by tempering (S. Kawamura et al.).

Automotive tribology I. Verification of friction laws on a complete industrial experimental device (G. Monteil et al.).

Soft materials. Mechanical modelling of high-speed tyre friction (D.F. Moore).

Numerical methods. Numerical models of rotary lip seal seals (R.F. Salant).

Non-newtonian lubrication I. Non-newtonian lubrication (J.A. Greenwood).

Non-newtonian lubrication II. Frictional behaviour of synthetic gear lubricants (B.-H. Höhn).

Cracks. Contact stress analysis of layered solids with complex crack patterns (I.A. Polonsky, L.M. Keer).

Automative tribology II. The consequence of performance increases of automative engines on the modelisation of main and connecting-rod bearings (Ch. Grente et al.).

Nanotribology. Inverted stick-slip friction between two molecularly smooth adhesive surfaces sliding in a solution (P. Richetti et al.).


The 27th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology was held at the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, 5-8 September 2000. The central theme was: 'Tribology Research: From Model Experiment to Industrial Problem: A century of efforts in mechanics, materials science and physico-chemistry'. To celebrate the Year 2000, the organisers tried to achieve two different goals. First, to bring together contributions from the three major scientific fields that make up the Tribological community: mechanics, physico-chemistry and materials science. The second goal was to attract contributions ranging from complex industrial problems to model experiments.

The conference began with two keynote lectures, the first being a detailed technical lecture on the dynamic behaviour of an elastic shaft supported by hydrodynamic bearings. The second was an overview of first principles multi-scale modelling of physicochemical aspects of tribology. Both of these interesting lectures are included in the proceedings volume.


For scientists and researchers in the field of tribology.


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About the Authors

G. Dalmaz Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratoire de Mechanique des Contacts, INSA de Lyon, France

D. Dowson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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

M. Priest Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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

A Lubrecht Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratoire de Mechanique des Contacts, INSA de Lyon, France