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Multiscale analysis of moving clusters of microcontacts Yong Hoon Jang a,*, J.R. Barber b
 

Summary: Multiscale analysis of moving clusters of microcontacts
Yong Hoon Jang a,*, J.R. Barber b
a
School of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, 262 Seongsanno, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-749, Republic of Korea
b
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125, USA
a r t i c l e i n f o
Article history:
Received 3 December 2009
Received in revised form 25 April 2010
Available online 17 May 2010
Keywords:
Sliding contacts
Thermal constriction resistance
Multiscale analysis
Peclet number
Fractal contact
a b s t r a c t
Greenwood's approximation for the thermal resistance of a cluster of microcontacts is used recursively to
estimate the thermal resistance due to a fractal array of circular contact areas motivated by Archard's

  

Source: Awtar, Shorya - Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

 

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