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dc.contributor.authorGarmendia, Iñaki
dc.contributor.authorLandaberea, Aitor
dc.contributor.authorAnglada, Eva
dc.contributor.authorFernandez-Sanz, Ramon
dc.contributor.authorSantiago, Ramon
dc.contributor.authorHerrada, Francisco
dc.contributor.authorEncinas, Jose Miguel
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-24T09:26:02Z
dc.date.available2015-08-24T09:26:02Z
dc.date.issued2003-09
dc.identifier.citation10th European Space Mechanisms and Tribology Symposium, Proceedings, ESA Publications Division, San Sebastian, Spain, 2003: pp. 67–70en
dc.identifier.isbn92-9092-834-4en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11556/49
dc.description.abstractTriboLAB is a tribology instrument that is planned for installation in the EuteF Flight Segment Platform, along with several other European scientific instruments. Eutef will be fixed onto an Express Pallet Adapter (ExPA), which provides standard structural, mechanical, electrical and communications interfaces to the Columbus External Payload Facility of the International Space Station (ISS). As a part of the model philosophy, a vacuum tribological model (VTM) has been developed to generate “on ground” tribological data of selected lubricants. The idea is to compare the results obtained “on ground” with those that will be produced in the space, in order to investigate the different behaviors of same tribological films and to be able to compare the performance of specific lubricants in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) conditions. The VTM is composed of six double experiment cells that perform respectively ball bearing (BB) experiments (with liquid and solid lubrication) and pin-on-disk (PoD) tests of solid lubricants. Thin films of alloyed MoS2 are being tested in the VTM under controlled vacuum conditions. In this work, the two sections of the VTM are describeden
dc.description.sponsorshipSpanish Ministry of Science and Technology (Project PNE-008/2000-C-01 and 02). Basque Government, Department of Education, Universities and Research (Project PI-2001-12)en
dc.language.isoengen
dc.publisherESA Publications Divisionen
dc.titleThe Vacuum Tribology Model (VTM) of Tribolaben
dc.typeconferenceObjecten
dc.isiYesen
dc.rights.accessRightsembargoedAccessen
dc.subject.keywordsTribolaben
dc.subject.keywordsISSen
dc.subject.keywordsTribologyen
dc.subject.keywordsEuTEFen
dc.subject.keywordsVacuum modelen


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