A Computational Wear Model of the Oblique Impact of a Ball on a Flat Plate

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 Mechanical Engineering Department of Shahid Bahonar, University of Kerman

2 Graduate University of Advanced Technology ,Kerman

Abstract

Many wearing processes are a result of the oblique impacts. Knowing the effective impact parameters on the wear mechanism would be helpful to have the more reliable designs. The H-DD (Hertz-Di Maio Di Renzo) nonlinear model of impact followed by the time increment procedure is used to simulate the impact process of a ball on a flat plate. Restitution parameters are extracted and compared with the experimental data to ensure the accuracy of the impact model. The constant parameters of a wear equation are determined by comparing the results with the experimental data. The results obtained suggest that this simulation method could be used as a predictive way to study the practical design problems and to explain some phenomena associated with impact erosion. 

Keywords


 [1] Bayer R. G., Engel P. A., Sirico J. L., 1971, Impact wear testing machine, Wear 24:343-354.

[2] Engel P. A., Lyons T. H., Sirico J. L., 1973, Impact wear for steel specimens, Wear 23:185-201.

[3] Engel P. A., Millis D.B., 1982, Study of surface topology in impact wear, Wear 75:423-442.

[4] Goryacheva I.G., Contact Mechanics in Tribology, Institute for Problems in Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

[5] Mindlin R. D., Deresiewicz H., 1953, Elastic spheres in contact under varying oblique forces, Applied Mechanics 16:259-268.

[6] Maw N., 1975, The oblique impact of elastic spheres, Wear 25: 101-114.

[7] Gorham D. A., Kharaz A. H., 2000, The measurement of particle rebound characteristics, Powder Technology 112:193-202.

[8] Kharaz A.H., Gorham D.A., Salman A.D., 2001, An experimental study of the elastic rebound of spheres, Powder Technology 120(3):281-291.

[9] Levy A., 1993, The erosion–corrosion of tubing steels in combustion boiler environments, Corrosion Science 35:1035-1056.

[10] Bellman R., Levy A., 1981, Erosion mechanism in ductile metals, Wear 70(1): 1-27.

[11] Lindsley B.A., Marder A.R., 1999, The effect of velocity on the solid particle erosion rate of alloys, Wear 225–229: 510-516.

[12] Head W.J., Harr M.E., 1970, The development of a model to predict the erosion of materials by natural contaminants, Wear 15: 1-46.

[13] Xie Y., Clark H.McI., Hawthorne H.M., 1999, Modelling slurry particle dynamics in the Coriolis erosion tester, Wear 225–229: 405-416.

[14] Talia M., Lankarani H., Talia J.E., 1999, New experimental technique for the study and analysis of solid particle erosion mechanisms, Wear 225–229 (2):1070-1077.

[15] Di Maio F. P., Di Renzo A., 2005, Modeling particle contacts in distinct element simulations, Chemical Engineering Research and Design 83:1287-1297.

[16] Chuan-yu W., Long-yuan L., Colin T., 2003, Rebound behaviour of spheres for plastic impacts, International Journal of Impact Engineering 28: 929-946.

[17] Lewis A.D., Rogers R. J., 1988, Experimental and numerical study of forces during oblique impact, Journal of Sound and 125(3): 403-412.

[18] Mesarovic SDJ., Johnson KL., 2000, Adhesive contact of elastic–plastic spheres, Journal of Mechanical Physic Solids 24: 127-138

[19] Ashrafizadeh H., Ashrafizadeh F., 2012, A numerical 3D simulation for prediction of wear caused by solid particle impact, Wear 276-277: 75-84.