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ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Hydraulic Failure Analysis: Fluids, Components, and System Effects
By
GE Totten
GE Totten
1
Union Carbide Corporation
?
Tarrytown, NY,
USA
Symposium Co-Chairman and Editor
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DK Wills
DK Wills
2
Sauer-Danfoss
?
Ames, IA,
USA
Symposium Co-Chairman and Editor
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DG Feldmann
DG Feldmann
3
Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg
?
Hamburg,
Germany
Symposium Co-Chairman and Editor
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ISBN-10:
0-8031-2883-5
ISBN:
978-0-8031-2883-5
No. of Pages:
611
Publisher:
ASTM International
Publication date:
2001

Investigations into fatigue failure of the cam rings of hydraulic motors revealed a characteristic ripple superimposed on the surface profile. It was also found that the incidence of failure coincided with sites having high humidity.

This paper shows how reduced fatigue life under these conditions may be estimated.

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Dowson
,
D.
and
Higginson
,
G.R.
, “
Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication
,”
Pergamon Press
,
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.
2.
Wellauer
,
E.J.
, and
Holloway
,
G.A.
, “
Application of EHD Oil Film Theory to Industrial Gear Drives
,”
Trans ASME JEngInd
98B
(
2
) 626–634 (
1976
).
3.
Tourret
,
R.
, and
Wright
,
E.P.
, Eds., “
Rolling Contact Fatigue—Performance Testing of Lubricants
,”
Institute of Petroleum
,
London
, (
1976
).
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