asperity


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something that obstructs progress and requires great effort to overcome

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harshness of manner

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As a result, they established WK contact fractal model with more reasonable and impersonal asperity size distribution function.
In this regime, friction is determined by direct asperity contacts.
Because of the combination of low speed, high load, high oil temperature and rising piston secondary movement the amount of asperity contacts is increasing which leads to higher friction in this engine map area.
APPENDIX B: EVALUATION OF THE RADIUS CURVATURE OF AN ASPERITY AS A FUNCTION OF THE OBSERVATION SCALE
For example, surface of wet clutch friction was assumed to have isotropic roughness and the asperity height was assumed to have a Gaussian distribution.
This asperity model has been proposed for areas in which geodetic measurements indicate a large coseismic slip and are characterized by low seismicity with long interseismic periods.
She was formerly operations director at LGBT Finance, COO of Asperity Employee Benefits, and has 20 years served at consultancy Control Risks Group.
Among those taking the plunge this year are Hay & Kilner, Intu Metro Centre, Supaguard, Westray Recruitment, I Am You, Asperity Reward Gateway, Engage Magazine, Creating Careers, Puddleducks, Gossip Fashion and Lifestyle Magazine, Xercise4Less, GLT Protection, My World, Flame Heating, and Northumbria University RAG committee.
The Tiber, the river, Roman Empire, Shakespeare- What's with you, I say with some asperity, here I am confessing all and you are yammering on about the Roman Empire.
We have nothing to lose, shrugs Pierce at one point; "Apart from our dignity," counters Emma with a touch of asperity.
For subduction zones, in the 1980s, Lay and Kanamori (108) proposed the asperity model.
Where sn is normal load b is basic frictional angle and i is the angle of asperity with the surface as shown in Figure 1a.
Micro grooves with a partially regular micro-relief appear to be ineffective if the distance between them is greater than the uniform roughness asperity spacing.
It was a celebration, for an invited audience of family and friends, of what more than one speaker called his "complexity'': his kindness and his asperity, his spirituality and his earthiness, his groundbreaking music and his silent meditations.
Surface asperity for low roughness category is minimal and has more defined flatness compared to that of the higher roughness.