Friction Instability

  • J. Halling


Unwanted vibrations which may arise during the operation of machines are costly in terms of reduction of performance and service life, sometimes endangering equipment and personnel. This chapter is concerned with those vibrations occurring through the agency of friction forces at the sliding parts. It introduces methods of study, examines the characteristics, and considers the prevention or alleviation of the vibrations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Halling
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  1. 1.University of SalfordUK

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