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Tribological challenges in flex-fuel engines

Grant number: 09/54891-8
Support type:Program for Research on Bioenergy (BIOEN) - Research Partnership for Technological Innovation (PITE)
Duration: October 01, 2012 - September 30, 2017
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
Principal Investigator:Roberto Martins de Souza
Grantee:
Home Institution: Escola Politécnica (EP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Company: Mahle Metal Leve S/A
City: São Paulo
Articles published in Agência FAPESP about the research grant
Research aims to enhance flex-fuel engine efficiency and reduce component wear  
Articles published in Revista Pesquisa FAPESP about the project
Ethanol savings 

Scientific publications (6)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
ZUIN, ANDRE; COUSSEAU, TIAGO; SINATORA, AMILTON; TOMA, SERGIO HIROSHI; ARAKI, KOITI; TOMA, HENRIQUE EISI. Lipophilic magnetite nanoparticles coated with stearic acid: A potential agent for friction and wear reduction. TRIBOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, v. 112, p. 10-19, AUG 2017. Web of Science Citations: 0.
COUSSEAU, TIAGO; RUIZ ACERO, JUAN SEBASTIAN; SINATORA, AMILTON. Tribological response of fresh and used engine oils: The effect of surface texturing, roughness and fuel type. TRIBOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, v. 100, n. SI, p. 60-69, AUG 2016. Web of Science Citations: 3.
PROFITO, FRANCISCO J.; TOMANIK, EDUARDO; ZACHARIADIS, DEMETRIO C. Effect of cylinder liner wear on the mixed lubrication regime of TLOCRs. TRIBOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, v. 93, n. B, SI, p. 723-732, JAN 2016. Web of Science Citations: 4.
PROFITO, FRANCISCO J.; GIACOPINI, MATTEO; ZACHARIADIS, DEMETRIO C.; DINI, DANIELE. A General Finite Volume Method for the Solution of the Reynolds Lubrication Equation with a Mass-Conserving Cavitation Model. TRIBOLOGY LETTERS, v. 60, n. 1 OCT 2015. Web of Science Citations: 4.
BORTOLETO, ELEIR M.; SOUZA, ROBERTO M.; CUPPARI, MARCIO G. V. Atomistic simulation of the sliding of a rigid indenter over aluminum with crystalline defects. TRIBOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, v. 82, n. B, SI, p. 311-318, FEB 2015. Web of Science Citations: 3.
PROFITO, FRANCISCO J.; ZACHARIADIS, DEMETRIO C. Partitioned fluid-structure methods applied to the solution of elastohydrodynamic conformal contacts. TRIBOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, v. 81, p. 321-332, JAN 2015. Web of Science Citations: 1.

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