A theoretical approach to rubber friction on ice

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    A comprehensive review of rubber friction on ice is presented and a thermodynamic theory of friction on ice is developed into a computer model. The results of the model are compared to laboratory and field data.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationARTTU Final Report
    EditorsJussi Vainikka, Heikki Pirjola
    PublisherHelsinki University of Technology
    ISBN (Electronic)951-22-6904-X
    ISBN (Print)951-22-6903-1
    Publication statusPublished - 2003
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible



    • friction
    • ice
    • tyre
    • rubber
    • winter traffic

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    Makkonen, L. (2003). A theoretical approach to rubber friction on ice. In J. Vainikka, & H. Pirjola (Eds.), ARTTU Final Report (pp. 12-32). Helsinki University of Technology.