Ivan I. Argatov, Young Suck Chai

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In fretting wear contact, the third body is defined as the wear debris bed between two contacting bodies. The problem of third-body modelling is considered from a point of view of contact mechanics. This paper is restricted to a discussion of recent developments in analytical modelling of fretting wear contact.


Fretting wear, Gross slip regime, Partial slip regime, Third-body layer, Asymptotic modeling, Self-similarity

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