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Advances in Tribology
Volume 2008, Article ID 194678, 1 page

A Model for the Transient Behavior of Tractive Rolling Contacts

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Division Production Engineering, Machine design and Automation, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 300B, E-3001 Heverlee, Belgium

Received 7 October 2008; Accepted 19 October 2008

Copyright © 2008 Farid Al-Bender and Kris De Moerlooze. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

(1) In [1, equation (35), page 6], 𝑝𝑥,𝑝𝑦=𝐿(𝑢,𝑣)(1) should be replaced by 𝑝𝑥,𝑝𝑦=1𝐿(𝑢,𝑣).(2) (2) In [1, equation (36), page 7], (𝑢,𝑣)new=𝜇𝑝𝑧𝐿(𝑢,𝑣)(𝑢,𝑣)old(3) should be replaced by (𝑢,𝑣)new=𝜇𝑝𝑧𝐿(𝑢,𝑣)(𝑢,𝑣)old.(4)


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