Linear
ball slide with limited travel




Body 1 
Body 2 
Young's modulus E 
GPa 
GPa 
Poisson's ratio ν 
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Ball diameter d 
10^{3} m 


Number of balls n 
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Coefficient of friction for sliding µ 
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Payload P 
N 

Effective Young's modulus E' 
GPa 
Effective contact radius R' 
10^{3}
m 
Hertzian contact load F 
N 
Contact radius r 
10^{3}
m 
Indentation δ 
10^{6}
m 
Incremental contact stiffness S 
10^{6 }
N/m 
Mean contact pressure p_{m} 
GPa 
Maximum contact pressure
p_{max} 
GPa 
Vertical displacement of the slide δ_{slide} 
10^{6}
m 
Incremental slide stiffness S_{slide} 
10^{7
}N/m 
Frictional force of the slide F_{f.slide} 
N 
Coefficient of friction of the slide F_{f.slide}/P 
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