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asperity

Physics the elastically compressed region of contact between two surfaces caused by the normal force

asperity

[a′sper·ə·dē]
(geology)
A type of surface roughness appearing along the interface of two faults.
References in classic literature ?
Munt with asperity, "and that may or may not be a good thing.
Oh, I know what you're drivin' at," Bert said with asperity.
It is worthy of remark, as a curious physical instance of the efficacy of a sudden surprise in counteracting the effects of extreme fear, that her voice had quite recovered all its official asperity.
We must start to conduct ourselves in a different lifestyle that is more wary of our asperity.
C]) occurs while drying the sample surface after the thickness of the water layer has been reduced below the asperity height.
Assuming asperity heights follow Gaussian distribution, they gave a statistical model called GW model, a popular method to simulate contact stiffness of joint surface.
In order to avoid direct contact between the two surfaces, the film thickness required to carry the normal load must be larger than the typical height of the asperity peaks on the surfaces.
As a result of this causal relationship increased mixed and asperity friction parts in the cranktrain friction can increase significantly in the piston group area.
In such models, numerous authors apply the Kirchhoff approximations in which the geometry of a surface asperity is described by its curvature radius [r.
Di shot me a look that was full of asperity and courage and sly humour.
According to the differences of generation mechanisms of the transmitted torque and axial load [9], the engagement of wet clutch is divided into three stages: squeezing fluid stage, boundary lubrication stage, and asperity contact stage.
From a geological point of view, the concept of an asperity has been associated with the relief of oceanic plate in terms of bathymetric features that have entered the subduction system (Barckhausen et al.