Influence of Tangential Displacement on the Adhesion Force between Gradient Materials


  • I. A. Lyashenko Technische Universit¨at Berlin, Institut f¨ur Mechanik, FG Systemdynamik und Reibungsphysik, Sekr. C8–4, Raum M 122, Sumy State University
  • Z. M. Liashenko Sumy State University



adhesion, tribology, numerical simulation, method of dimensionality reduction


The influence of a tangential displacement on the strength of the adhesive contacts between gradient materials with different gradings of their properties has been studied. Variants with a controlled force (fixed load) and a controlled displacement (fixed grips) are considered. A relationship between the normal and tangential critical force components at which the contact is destroyed is obtained. It is valid within the whole interval of the gradient parameters, where the detachment criterium is obeyed. The optimal parameters at which the adhesive contact strength is maximum are determined. A case of detachment under the action of only the tangential force, i.e. when the normal force equals zero, is analyzed separately.


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How to Cite

Lyashenko, I. A., & Liashenko, Z. M. (2020). Influence of Tangential Displacement on the Adhesion Force between Gradient Materials. Ukrainian Journal of Physics, 65(3), 205.



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