Further investigations and parametric analysis of microstructural alterations under rolling contact fatigue

Journal article


Abdullah, U. and Khan, Z.A. 2022. Further investigations and parametric analysis of microstructural alterations under rolling contact fatigue. Materials. 15 (22), p. 8072. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma15228072
AuthorsAbdullah, U. and Khan, Z.A.
Abstract

Bearing elements under rolling contact fatigue (RCF) exhibit microstructural features, known as white etching bands (WEBs) and dark etching regions (DERs). The formation mechanism of these microstructural features has been questionable and therefore warranted this study to gain further understanding. Current research describes mechanistic investigations of standard AISI 52100 bearing steel balls subjected to RCF testing under tempering conditions. Subsurface analyses of RCF-tested samples at tempering conditions have indicated that the microstructural alterations are progressed with subsurface yielding and primarily dominated by thermal tempering. Furthermore, bearing balls are subjected to static load tests in order to evaluate the effect of lattice deformation. It is suggested from the comparative analyses that a complete rolling sequence with non-proportional stress history is essential for the initiation and progression of WEBs, supported by the combination of carbon flux, assisted by dislocation and thermally activated carbon diffusion. These novel findings will lead to developing a contemporary and new-fangled prognostic model applied to microstructural alterations.

KeywordsBearing steel; Diffusion; Microstructural alterations; Rolling contact fatigue; Tempering
Year2022
JournalMaterials
Journal citation15 (22), p. 8072
PublisherMDPI
ISSN1996-1944
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.3390/ma15228072
Official URLhttps://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/15/22/8072
Publication dates
Online15 Nov 2022
Publication process dates
Accepted11 Nov 2022
Deposited12 Jun 2023
Publisher's version
License
Output statusPublished
Permalink -

https://repository.canterbury.ac.uk/item/94w7x/further-investigations-and-parametric-analysis-of-microstructural-alterations-under-rolling-contact-fatigue

Download files


Publisher's version
materials-15-08072.pdf
License: CC BY 4.0

  • 114
    total views
  • 17
    total downloads
  • 4
    views this month
  • 1
    downloads this month

Export as

Related outputs

Experimental investigation of engine valve train friction considering effects of operating conditions and WPC surface treatment
Muhammad Usman Bhutta, Muhammad Huzaifa Najeeb, Muhammad Usman Abdullah, Samiur Rahman Shah, Muhammad Khurram, Riaz Ahmad Mufti, Kiyotaka Ogawa, Jawad Aslam, Rehan Zahid, Mian Ashfaq Ali and Muazzam Arshad 2023. Experimental investigation of engine valve train friction considering effects of operating conditions and WPC surface treatment. Materials. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma16093431
Corrosion mechanisms of 304L NAG in boiling 9M HNO3 containing Cr (VI) ions
Shagufta Khan, Adil Saeed, Mian Hammad Nazir, Muhammad Usman Abdullah and Zulfiqar Ahmad Khan 2023. Corrosion mechanisms of 304L NAG in boiling 9M HNO3 containing Cr (VI) ions. Sustainability. 15 (2), p. 916. https://doi.org/10.3390/su15020916
A multiscale overview of modelling rolling cyclic fatigue in bearing elements
Abdullah, U. and Khan, Z.A. 2022. A multiscale overview of modelling rolling cyclic fatigue in bearing elements. Materials. 15 (17), p. 5885. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma15175885
Friction and wear performance evaluation of bio-lubricants and DLC coatings on cam/tappet interface of internal combustion engines
Rehan Zahid, Muhammad Usman Bhutta, Riaz Ahmad Mufti, Muhammad Usman Abdullah, Haji Hassan Masjuki, Mahendra Varman, Muhammad Abul Kalam, Mian Ashfaq Ali, Jawad Aslam and Khalid Akhtar 2021. Friction and wear performance evaluation of bio-lubricants and DLC coatings on cam/tappet interface of internal combustion engines. Materials. 14 (23), p. 7206. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14237206
Development of white etching bands under accelerated rolling contact fatigue
Muhammad U. Abdullah, Zulfiqar A. Khan, Wolfram Kruhoeffer, Toni Blass and Bernd Vierneusel 2021. Development of white etching bands under accelerated rolling contact fatigue. Tribology International. 164, p. 107240. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2021.107240
Roller sliding in engine valve train: Effect of oil film thickness considering lubricant composition
Muhammad Khurram, Riaz Ahmad Mufti, Muhammad Usman Bhutta, Naqash Afzal, Muhammad Usman Abdullah, Sami ur Rahman, Saif ur Rehman, Rehan Zahid, Khalid Mahmood, Mian Ashfaq and Muhammad Umar 2020. Roller sliding in engine valve train: Effect of oil film thickness considering lubricant composition. Tribology International. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2019.06.022
Evaluation of dark etching regions for standard bearing steel under accelerated rolling contact fatigue
Muhammad U. Abdullah, Zulfiqar A. Khan and Wolfram Kruhoeffer 2020. Evaluation of dark etching regions for standard bearing steel under accelerated rolling contact fatigue. Tribology International. 152, p. 106579. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2020.106579
A 3D finite element model of rolling contact fatigue for evolved material response and residual stress estimation
Muhammad U Abdullah, Zulfiqar A Khan, Wolfram Kruhoeffer and Toni Blass 2020. A 3D finite element model of rolling contact fatigue for evolved material response and residual stress estimation. Tribology Letters. 66 (122). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11249-020-01359-w
Tribological characteristics comparison of formulated palm trimethylolpropane ester and polyalphaolefin for cam/tappet interface of direct acting valve train system
Rehan Zahid, Masjuki Hj. Hassan, Abdullah Alabdulkarem, Mahendra Varman, Md Abul Kalam, Riaz Ahmad Mufti, Nurin Wahidah Mohd Zulkifli, Mubashir Gulzar, Muhammad Usman Bhutta, Mian Ashfaq Ali, Usman Abdullah and Robiah H Yunus 2018. Tribological characteristics comparison of formulated palm trimethylolpropane ester and polyalphaolefin for cam/tappet interface of direct acting valve train system. Industrial Lubrication and Tribology. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILT-06-2017-0156
Benefits of wonder process craft on engine valve train performance
M Usman Abdullah, Samiur Rahman Shah, M Usman Bhutta, Riaz Ahmad Mufti, Muhammad Khurram, M Huzaifa Najeeb, Waseem Arshad and Kiyo Ogawa 2018. Benefits of wonder process craft on engine valve train performance. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. 233 (5), pp. 1125-1135. https://doi.org/10.1177/0954407018760935
Technique developed to study camshaft and tappet wear on real production engine
Waseem Arshad, Muhammad Adnan Hanif, Muhammad Usman Bhutta, Riaz Ahmad Mufti, Samiur Rahman Shah, Muhammad Usman Abdullah and Muhammad Huzaifa Najeeb 2017. Technique developed to study camshaft and tappet wear on real production engine. Industrial Lubrication and Tribology. 69 (2), pp. 174-181. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILT-06-2016-0135