Scaling lab results to full scale

Leaders: Roger Lewis and Adam Beagles, Sheffield University

Description: Develop a standard RCF test approach for small-scale testing along with analysis needed and key information to feed into wear and crack models. Propose ways of scaling laboratory test and outline their limitations.

Status: Have identified several features that need further exploration: the influence of 3rd body layer, surface roughness, crack initiation and growth at microscales compared with at full scale.

Last review: 03AUG17 see link

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