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The application of ultrasonic NDT techniques in tribology

Dwyer-Joyce, R.S. (2005) The application of ultrasonic NDT techniques in tribology. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 219 (5). pp. 347-366. ISSN 1350-6501

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Abstract

The use of ultrasonic reflection is emerging as a technique for studying tribological contacts. Ultrasonic waves can be transmitted non-destructively through machine components and their behaviour at an interface describes the characteristics of that contact. This paper is a review of the current state of understanding of the mechanisms of ultrasonic reflection at interfaces, and how this has been used to investigate the processes of dry rough surface contact and lubricated contact. The review extends to cover how ultrasound has been used to study the tribological function of certain engineering machine elements.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Copyright (c) 2005 Professional Engineering Publishing. This is an author produced version of a paper published in Proceedings- Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part J Journal of Engineering Tribology. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Department of Mechanical Engineering (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Mr Christopher Hardwick
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2009 10:57
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 16:58
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/135065005x9763
Status: Published
Publisher: Professional Engineering Publishing
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: 10.1243/135065005x9763
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/9184

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