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Entropy 2017, 19(3), 115; doi:10.3390/e19030115

A Model of Mechanothermodynamic Entropy in Tribology

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S&P Group TRIBOFATIGUE, P.O. Box 24, 246050 Gomel, Belarus
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Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Belarusian State University, 4 Nezavisimosti Ave., 220030 Minsk, Belarus
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Academic Editor: Michael M. Khonsari
Received: 22 September 2016 / Revised: 22 February 2017 / Accepted: 6 March 2017 / Published: 14 March 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Entropy Application in Tribology)
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A brief analysis of entropy concepts in continuum mechanics and thermodynamics is presented. The methods of accounting for friction, wear and fatigue processes in the calculation of the thermodynamic entropy are described. It is shown that these and other damage processes of solids are more adequately described by tribo-fatigue entropy. It was established that mechanothermodynamic entropy calculated as the sum of interacting thermodynamic and tribo-fatigue entropy components has the most general character. Examples of usage (application) of tribo-fatigue and mechanothermodynamic entropies for practical analysis of wear and fatigue processes are given. View Full-Text
Keywords: entropy; mechanothermodynamics; tribo-fatigue; tribology; fatigue; damage entropy; mechanothermodynamics; tribo-fatigue; tribology; fatigue; damage
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Sosnovskiy, L.A.; Sherbakov, S.S. A Model of Mechanothermodynamic Entropy in Tribology. Entropy 2017, 19, 115.

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