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Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2017, 17 (2), 86—92. DOI: 10.18083/LCAppl.2017.2.86
On Prediction of Tribotechnical Characteristics of Lubricants Using Polarization Tribometry Method
A. G. Zheleznov1, V. A. Godlevskiy1, E. V. Berezina1, А. I. Smirnova1, N. N. Rozhkova2, N. V. Usol'tseva1
Author affiliations 1Ivanovo State University, 39 Ermak St., Ivanovo, 153025, Russia
E-mail: email@example.com 2Institute of Geology, Karelian Research Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences, 11 Pushkinskaya St., Petrozavodsk, 185910, Russia
Abstract The experimental data on correlation results of classic tribometric and polarization tribometric experiments are given. Using models of epitropic liquid crystalline layers of finite constant and infinite high viscosity a dimensional type of structural order in the investigated lubrication layer has been determined. The experimental method is based on the analysis of the plane-polarized radiation passed through the lubrication layer during the process of stationary shear flow.