Rolling Contact Fatigue Life Evaluation Using Weibull Distribution

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K., Semrad; J., Cernan; K., Draganova

Rolling Contact Fatigue Life Evaluation Using Weibull Distribution Journal Article

Mechanics, Materials Science & Engineering, 3 (1), pp. 28-34, 2016, ISSN: 2412-5954.

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Authors: Semrád K., Čerňan J., Draganová K.

ABSTRACT. Surfaces subjected to rolling and sliding contacts may suffer from contact fatigue. This text deals with solid mechanic aspects of contact fatigue including the description of experimental study on contact fatigue. This document describes the methodology used in MS Excel for evaluation of component survival probability by Weibull distribution in application for evaluation of contact fatigue survival probability.

Keywords: MS Excel, Weibull distribution, contact fatigue damage, rolling contact fatigue, AXMAT, RMAT, survival probability, sintered materials, Hertzian contact stresses, finite element method – FEM.

DOI 10.13140/RG.2.1.3338.9849


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