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vol 60 / MARCH, 2017
Article
UDC 620.178

FORMATION OF SURFACE RELIEF UNDER FRICTION

S. V. Sychev
ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, 197101, Russian Federation; Postgraduate


Y. A. Fadin
Institute of Problems of Mechanical Engineering, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg; Head of Laboratory


Abstract.   Experimental study of initial stage of abrasive processing of aluminum oxide single crystal demonstrates a cyclic variation in the surface relief. The amplitude-modulated process of surface roughness modification is shown to be characterized by carrier and modulation frequencies derivable from experimental data.
Keywords: friction, wear, burn-in, surface profile, sapphire single crystal, roughness