Study on Friction Energy of Rubber Block Under Vertical Load and Horizontal Velocity

고무블록의 수직 하중 및 수평 속도에 따른 마찰에너지 연구

  • Kim, Jin Kyu (School of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, Korea Aerospace Univ.) ;
  • Yoo, Sai Rom (School of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, Korea Aerospace Univ.) ;
  • Lee, Il Yong (School of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, Korea Aerospace Univ.) ;
  • Kim, Doo Man (School of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, Korea Aerospace Univ.)
  • 김진규 (한국항공대학교 항공우주 및 기계공학부) ;
  • 유새롬 (한국항공대학교 항공우주 및 기계공학부) ;
  • 이일용 (한국항공대학교 항공우주 및 기계공학부) ;
  • 김두만 (한국항공대학교 항공우주 및 기계공학부)
  • Received : 2012.12.28
  • Accepted : 2013.04.19
  • Published : 2013.07.01


Rubber is one of the most commonly used materials in various fields because of its unique viscoelastic properties. Friction occurs when a tire constantly makes contact with the ground. As a result, friction causes wear. The frictional energy caused by friction is a primary factor in the wear mechanism. The frictional energy is affected by various conditions (temperature, roughness of ground, shape of rubber, load, and materials). In this study, the analysis was preceded by considering the vertical load and the horizontal velocity to the rubber using ABAQUS/explicit. The contact pressure, and friction energy are derived using the shear force and slip distance. The actual behavior of the rubber test data were compared with the analysis results.


Friction;Friction Energy;Wear;Rubber;ABAQUS


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