Browse by Author "Cusano, C."

  • Glabbeek, W.H. Van; Sheiretov, T.K.; Cusano, C. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1994-11)
    The effect of water dissolved in polyalkylene glycol and polyolester oils on the tribological behavior of two material contact pairs in three test environments is evaluated. The material contact pairs are M2 tool steel ...

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  • Drozdek, J.C.; Chappell, J.D.; Cusano, C.; Hrnjak, P.S.; Miller, N.R.; Newell, T.A. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2000-07)
    A study was performed on a swashplate compressor to determine the state of lubrication. Measurements of electrical resistance were taken as a primary measure of oil film lubrication at the sliding shoe/swashplate interface. ...

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  • Chappell, J.D.; Drozdek, J.C.; Cusano, C.; Hrnjak, P.S.; Miller, N.R.; Newell, T.A. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2000-07)
    This study used previously developed instrumentation to determine the state of compressor lubrication in an automotive NC system during three transient tests. The primary technique used in the study was measurement of ...

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  • Drozdek, J.C.; Chappell, J.D.; Cusano, C.; Hrnjak, P.S.; Miller, N.R.; Newell, T.A. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2000-02)
    Understanding lubrication failures at the shoe/swash plate contact of automotive swash plate compressors will greatly enhance the reliability of the air conditioning system. Maintaining proper lubrication is not always ...

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  • Cavatorta, M.P.; Whittenhall, J.; Cusano, C. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1999-09)
    In Part I of this two part paper, extensive surface analysis is done to examine surface changes caused by different run-in procedures on 390-T6 aluminum pins sliding against 1018 carburized steel disks. The area contact ...

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  • Sheiretov, T.K.; Cusano, C. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997-08)
    Some typical applications where scuffing may occur are gear teeth, piston rings and cylinder pairs, cams and followers, splines, sleeve bearings, and parts of swash and wobble plate compressors. Unlike other tribology-related ...

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  • Yoon, H.K.; Cusano, C. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1999-01)
    A few among many otherwise highly successful lubricated sliding components fail catastrophically and without warning. This sudden mode of failure is often called scuffing. The phenomenon of scuffing has been known for ...

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  • Sheiretov, T.K.; Van Glabbeek, W.; Cusano, C. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1992-12)

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  • Sheiretov, T.K.; Cusano, C. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1993-07)

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  • Davis, B.; Cusano, C. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1992-05)
    The tribological characteristics of the most common contact geometries found in compressors of air conditioning and refrigeration systems have been experimentally investigated by means of a unique high pressure tribometer ...

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  • Davis, B.; Sheiretov, T.K.; Cusano, C. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1992-03)
    The tribological characteristics of the most common contact geometries found in compressors of air conditioning and refrigeration systems have been experimentally investigated by means of a unique high pressure tribometer ...

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  • Sheiretov, T.K.; Yoon, H.; Cusano, C. (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1996-01)
    The tribological characteristics of various aluminum alloys, aluminum composites and some surface treated aluminum are evaluated in lubricant/refrigerant mixtures. All of these evaluations are based upon a specimen testing ...

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