This paper shows that rheological properties of molecular liquids, relevant for EHD contacts, can be determined experimentally on molecular solids. A shear head is developed to measure the viscosity and limiting shear stress of solid paraffin. Preliminary results show that this idea is feasible.
A Simple Investigation Method of Rheological Properties of Molecular Substances
Diaconescu, E, Miron Onciul, O, & Balan, M. "A Simple Investigation Method of Rheological Properties of Molecular Substances." Proceedings of the World Tribology Congress III. World Tribology Congress III, Volume 1. Washington, D.C., USA. September 12–16, 2005. pp. 501-502. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/WTC2005-63686
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