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Comment on “history, origins and prediction of elastohydrodynamic friction” by Spikes and Jie

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dc.contributor.author Bair, Scott
dc.contributor.author Vergne, Philippe
dc.contributor.author Kumar, Punit
dc.contributor.author Kumar, Punit
dc.contributor.author Poll, Gerhard
dc.contributor.author Hartl, Martin
dc.contributor.author Habchi, Wassim
dc.contributor.author Larsson, Roland
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-03T11:21:34Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-03T11:21:34Z
dc.date.copyright 2015 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1573-2711 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/6863
dc.description.abstract Progress in the classical field of EHL has for decades been paralyzed by the assumption that shear thinning should be indistinguishable from the shear dependence of the viscosity of a liquid heated by viscous dissipation and that the parameters of this simple shear dependence can be obtained from the shape of a friction curve. In the last few years, by abandoning this assumption and employing real viscosity measured with viscometers, there has been revolutionary progress in predicting film thickness and friction. Now, Spikes and Jie conclude that the previous assumption has as much merit as the use of viscosity measured in viscometers. This suggestion may be popular among those who wish to ignore viscometer measurements in favor of extracting properties from friction curves. However, within the subject article, there are numerous misstatements of fact and misrepresentations by omission, and the recent progress using real viscosity is not acknowledged. The debate has degenerated into a friction curve fitting competition which is not helpful. The great progress of the last few years would not have been possible using the concepts and methods espoused in this article. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Comment on “history, origins and prediction of elastohydrodynamic friction” by Spikes and Jie en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOE en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200804200 en_US
dc.author.department Industrial And Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Tribology Letters en_US
dc.journal.volume 58 en_US
dc.journal.issue 1 en_US
dc.article.pages 16 en_US
dc.keywords EHL friction (traction) en_US
dc.keywords Non-Newtonian behavior en_US
dc.keywords Rheology en_US
dc.keywords Viscosity–pressure en_US
dc.keywords Viscosity–temperature en_US
dc.keywords Thermal effects in EHL en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-015-0481-x en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Bair, S., Vergne, P., Kumar, P., Poll, G., Krupka, I., Hartl, M., ... & Larsson, R. (2015). Comment on “History, origins and prediction of elastohydrodynamic friction” by Spikes and Jie. Tribology Letters, 58(1), 16. en_US
dc.author.email wassim.habchi@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11249-015-0481-x en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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