Micro/Nano tribology

Friction, wear and lubrication phenomena in micro/nano scale
Tribology in head-disk interface of magnetic storage device
Ultra thin film lubrication in micro machine
Tribology in micro machine
High precision machining in nanoscale
Atomistic modelling of interacting surface
MD simulation of friction and wear behavior

  More Information





Oil-Lubricated Bearing

Experimental and theoretical study on fluid film lubrication
Hydordynamic and hydrostatic lubrication
Cavitation phenomena
Thermohydrodynamic lubrication
Inlet pressure built up at the entrance of bearing
Nonlinear analysis of rotor-bearing system
Stability characteristics of journal bearing
Two-phase lubrication of bubbly lubricant
Noise characteristics of oil bearings

  More Information


Gas-lubricated bearing

Hydrodynamic and hydrostatic gas-lubricated bearings
High precision and high speed spindle supported
Inlet pressure built up and inertia effect of gas lubricant
Slot restrictor journal bearing
Gas foil bearing for micro gas turbine
Self-acting grooved bearing for HDD spindle
Active control of journal bearing

  More Information



Elastohydrodynamic lubricaiton and rolling element bearing

Elastohydrodynamic lubrication in point and line contace
Dimple phenomena in high roll/slip ratio
Grease lubrication
Thermoelastohydrodynamic lubrication
Friction charactristics of high speed ball bearing

  More Information






Magnetic bearing

Static and dynamic characteristics of magnetic bearing
5- axis actively controlled magnetic bearing
Effect of machining and assembling error on performance
High speed and high precision spindle supported by magentic bearing

  More Information





Friction and Wear

Pin-on-disk type friction and wear tester
Friction and wear behavior of silicon nitride
Friction and wear behavior of undulated surfaces
Friction characteristics of brake pads
Friction and wear behavior of carbon fiber reinforced polyetheretherketone

  More Information

Copyright (c) 2002, Precision Machine Elements and Tribolology Laboratory.
School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Systems Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.
Please contact contact@tribo.kaist.ac.kr for any problems related to the web-pages and any queries on the Lab. Activities.