|| 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
|| 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.
|| 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.
|| 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
4) Optical microscope
4) Confocal microscope
5) Atomic force microscope
|| 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.