Volety, Sarma (2011) Tribological evaluation of unlubricated and marginally lubricated bearing materials. Doctoral thesis, University of Central Lancashire.
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This thesis presents friction and wear rate measurements of the copper based bearing materials used in thrust bearing of aircraft fuel pumps. Highly detailed friction and wear data was collected from 20% and 30% lead in bronze (leaded bronze) substrates and 10% indium in lead (lead/indium) coated leaded bronze substrates in unlubricated and marginally lubricated conditions. Measurements were made under a wide range of load and speed using a thrust washer test apparatus and pin on disc test equipment.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Doctoral)|
|Additional Information:||Related conference paper : Volety, S "Dry Sliding Friction and Wear Characteristics of Lead Bronze Bearing Materials”, Nortrib 2010, No. 0098, Storforsen, Sweden.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords (separate with ;):||FRICTION; WEAR; LEADED BRONZE; Pb/Indium; PIN ON DISC; THRUST WASHER TEST; MELTING|
|Subjects:||Q Science > Q Science (General)|
|Schools:||College of Science and Technology > School of Computing Engineering & Physical Sciences|
|Deposited By:||Khalil Ahmed Patel|
|Deposited On:||14 Mar 2011 15:56|
|Last Modified:||11 Feb 2014 14:34|
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