Monitoring of dry sliding wear using fractal analysis


Zhang, Jianbo and Regtien, Paul and Korsten, Maarten (2005) Monitoring of dry sliding wear using fractal analysis. Metrology and measurement systems, 12 (2). p. 111. ISSN 2080-9050

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Abstract:Reliable online monitoring of wear remains a challenge to tribology research as well as to the industry. This
paper presents a new method for monitoring of dry sliding wear using digital imaging and fractal analysis.
Fractal values, namely fractal dimension and intercept, computed from the power spectrum of the images of a
wearing surface, are adopted as indicators of the dynamic wear process. Experimental results show that
progressive changes of fractal values might reveal the wear status of the surface.
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Copyright:© 2005 Polish Academy of Sciences
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