Changes in the micro-geometry of a rolling contact

Y.C. Tasan, Matthias B. de Rooij, Dirk J. Schipper

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The effect of the changes in the micro-geometry in a rolling contact on wear processes like running-in is of great interest. Recently, a wear measurement system-based on the comparison of local changes on the surface topography in a rolling contact has been developed. Some results of the rolling experiments are presented. In particular, the influence of surface roughness, asperity layout and hardness on deformation mechanisms is studied. The shakedown and deformation mechanisms in rolling contacts are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)672-679
JournalTribology international
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2007


  • Wear measurements
  • Image Processing
  • Rolling contacts
  • Shakedown


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  • Changes in the micro-geometry of a rolling contact

    Tasan, Y. C., de Rooij, M. B. & Schipper, D. J., 2004, Proceedings of the 11th Nordic Symposium on Tribology, NORDTRIB 2004: Tromsø, Harstad, Hurtigruten, Norway, June 2004. Tromso, Norway, p. 33-44

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