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Keywords: contact forces
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Comput. Nonlinear Dynam. July 2014, 9(3): 031013.
Paper No: CND-13-1195
Published Online: February 13, 2014
...Zhenhua Zhang; Liang Xu; Paulo Flores; Hamid M. Lankarani In the present study, the mathematical formulation of the revolute clearance joint is fully described and the relationship between the design parameters and contact forces in joints is examined. First, the classical slider-crank...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Comput. Nonlinear Dynam. October 2012, 7(4): 041008.
Published Online: June 21, 2012
... arching between the collector bow of the pantograph and the contact wire of the catenary occurs, leading to the deterioration of the functional conditions of the two systems. An alternative would be to increase the contact force between the two systems. But such force increase would lead to a rapid wear...