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.
Lorenza Mattei
Campo di ricerca:
  • Biotribology
  • Contact Mechanics
  • Dry Contacts Wear
  • Dry Friction
  • Hydrodynamic and Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication
  • Lubricated Contacts Wear
  • Lubricated Friction
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