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Hydrodynamic and Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication

Member Research Field Laboratory Description Tools Web Link
Fabrizio Stefani Hydrodynamic and Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication, Machine Components: Bearings MCAELab, Mechanical Computer Aided Engineering lab, dept. of Mechanics and Machine Design (University of Genoa) Development of mathematical models and FEM codes aimed to thermoelastohydrodynamic analysis of journal and thrust bearings A computer network http://www.mcaelab.dimec.unige.it
Enrico Ciulli Boundary and Mixed Lubrication, Hydrodynamic and Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication, Lubrication Friction Tribology Group of the University of Pisa Experimental investigations on conformal and non-conformal lubricated contacts (hydrodynamics and elastohydrodynamics). Friction and film thickness (optical interferometry method) measurements under steady-state and transient conditions. Experimental rig for ball-on-dosc, cylinder-on-disc and flat-on-disc tests. Computer controlled three-dimensional stylus profilometer. Computer controlled high-speed camera. Rotational viscometer http://docenti.ing.unipi.it/~d6481/tribology/lubrication.html
Francesco Sorge Dry Friction, Engines and other Machines Tribology, Hydrodynamic and Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication, Machine Components: Gears, Machine Components: Seals, Clutches, Belts, etc. DICGIM, University of Palermo, Italy Stick-slip. Vibration isolation and rotor whirl damping by dry friction. Steady and transient behaviour of belt variators. Rotating hysteresis. Vibration exciter, accelerometers, acquisition cards, pneumatic brake, measure instrumentation.
Giuseppe Carbone Boundary and Mixed Lubrication, Coatings and surface treatments, Contact Mechanics, Dry Contacts Wear, Dry Friction, Hydrodynamic and Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication, Lubricated Contacts Wear, Lubricated Friction, Micro and NanoTribology Tribology lab (TRIBOLab) - Department of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management - Technical University of Bari. 1) High Temperature Tribometer 2) Nanoindenter 3) Microscratcher 4) Optical microscope 4) Confocal microscope 5) Atomic force microscope http://tribolab.poliba.it
Lorenza Mattei Biotribology, Contact Mechanics, Dry Contacts Wear, Dry Friction, Hydrodynamic and Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication, Lubricated Contacts Wear, Lubricated Friction Tribology laboratory of Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering, University of Pisa. Numerical simulations of wear in hip and shoulder joint prostheses (analytical and FE modelling); Experimental studies on wear and friction; Numerical contact analysis of articular cartilage (FE modelling); Numerical simulation of elastohydrodynamic lubrication of hip prostheses. Test-rig for investigations on non-conformal lubricated contacts (ball-on-plane, cam-follower); Pin-on-disc for investigations on wear; Test rig for analysis on static and dynamic coefficient of friction; Profilometer; Coordinate measuring machine; Rotational viscometer; Optical microscope; Scanning electron microscope.