The isothermal, elastohydrodynamic (EHD) solutions in the inlet region of line contacts are extended to cover the full range of pressure-viscosity parameter, G, and the region of extremely heavy loads. The effect of a composite exponential model for the pressure-viscosity dependence on the film thickness is also studied. Results of the film thickness are compared with those based on work by Grubin, Dowson-Higginson, Bell and Kannel, and Herrebrugh. Comparison is also made between the theoretical results with the recently obtained X-ray film thickness measurements.

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