Research Areas in Various Departments/Centres/Schools

Industrial Tribology, Machine Dynamics & Maintenance Engineering Centre [Code ITZ]

  • Tribology :

    Tribology of Polymers & composites, nano-composites, ceramics and metals. Wear Mechanisms and modeling of metallic and non-metallic materials and surface engineering. Boundary and Hydrodynamic lubrication, E-HD lubrication, lubricant characterization and analysis, tribology of bearings and other machine elements. Pneumatic, conveying of bulk solids, operational problems like erosion and degradation

  • Maintenance Engineering and Machine Dynamics :

    Condition based maintenance, signature analysis, vibration, acoustic emission, temperature and wear debris monitoring techniques, maintenance planning and control, computer aided maintenance audit, reliability, availability and maintainability (RAM) engineering, vibration & noise analysis and control, risk analysis and safety, non-destructive testing, residual life estimation, failure analysis, performance and dynamic study of machine elements and equipment like pumps, compressors, turbines, design for maintenance, etc.