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Tribological Problems in Gears I and II (KM) by Klaus Michaelis
Guest lecture by Klaus Michaelis from FZG TU Münich.
Instruments for the Measurements of Gas Born Particles in the Automotive Industry by Hans Grimm
Guest lecture by Hans Grimm from GRIMM Aerosol Technik in Germany.
New affiliate professor in tribology
Since 1 January this year Roger Lewis is appointed affiliate professor in tribology at KTH, Machine Design. Roger is based at the University of Sheffield and the appointment extends up to and including 2017. Below is a more detailed presentation from the University of Sheffield's website:
Disc Brake Tribology Thermomechanics and Vibrations by Philipe Dufrénoy
Guest lecture by Professor Philipe Dufrénoy from Polytech Lille, France.
Rolling Bearings by Bo Jacobson
Guest lecture by Professor Emeritus Bo Jacobson from Lunds Tekniska Högskola.
Human Interactions by Roger Lewis
Guest lecture by Professor Roger Lewis from the University of Sheffield / KTH Machine Design.
Rust + water droplets = low adhesion on the track
The research results of Yi Zhu, Ph..D Student in Tribology, shows that ordinary rust together with high levels of humidity and low temperature can reduce the friction significantly in the tiny contact zone between steel rail and steel railway wheel.