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Adhesion-related Wear Dust Transport

Name: Felix Rickhoff

Company: TU Braunschweig

Presentation Title: Adhesion-related Wear Dust Transport (EB2021-STP-007)

Session: Fundamentals of Friction, Tuesday 18th May 2021, 11:00 - 12:40 (Central European Time - CEST)

What do you find most interesting about the topic of your presentation?

It is always interesting to see which parameters have an influence on friction and wear and how complex the associated dynamic phenomena are. In connection with the dynamic effects in the boundary layer, it is amazing how the characteristics of the boundary layer can influence friction and wear of a tribological system.

When discussing this topic with industry peers, what question are you most frequently asked? How do you answer it?

One leading question in this field is the measurement technique for effects hidden between two contacting bodies. Here there are some innovative ideas we have realized.

Who do you think will be most interested in your presentation, and who would you most like to ask questions about it?

This should be everyone dealing with questions about the modulation of friction and emissions by the materials of brake pads and brake rotor. I expect questions from researchers and developers dealing with the dynamic phenomena in the boundary layer.

What specific topics or technology are you hoping to see in other presentations or in the exhibition?

I am interested in principal investigations on the friction behaviour of brakes. Therefore I would like to visit many lessons and of course the exhibition.

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About Felix Rickhoff.

Felix Rickhoff is a research assistant in the tribology group led by Prof. Dr.-Ing. G.-P. Ostermeyer at the Institute for Dynamics and Vibrations in Braunschweig, Germany. He studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Braunschweig. His current research topic are the transport phenomena in the boundary layer of friction contacts and correlations with the tribological behaviour.

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