Entropic and energy-based approaches are employed for prediction of wear in dry sliding contact between crossed cylinders. The methodology requires measurement or estimation of the temperature rise in the sliding system. The results of experimental tests reported in literature in conjunction with measured degradation coefficients are used to examine the validity of the proposed methodology. The approach presented is shown to be capable of predicting the wear rate for different tribopairs and under different loading conditions.
Application of a Thermodynamically Based Wear Estimation Methodology
and Industrial Engineering,
Louisiana State University,
2508, Patrick Taylor Hall,
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Contributed by the Tribology Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF TRIBOLOGY. Manuscript received June 23, 2015; final manuscript received February 12, 2016; published online April 21, 2016. Assoc. Editor: Sinan Muftu.
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Aghdam, A. B., and Khonsari, M. M. (April 21, 2016). "Application of a Thermodynamically Based Wear Estimation Methodology." ASME. J. Tribol. October 2016; 138(4): 041601. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4032842
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