Research Profile for Papadopoulos Christos

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Rotordynamics Group
Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics
Research Activity
Rotordynamics group, Smart Machines, Smart Materials.
Rotordynamics group: The research activity of the research group involves analysis and design of:
i) Rotating parts of machines, aircrafts, (shafts, blades etc)
ii) Journal bearings lubricated with conventional or smart lubricants under normal or severe operating conditions and wear.
iii) Smart Machines and Smart Materials: Vibration control and safety based on electro- or magneto-rheological (ERF’s or MRF’s) fluids.
iv) Analysis and Identification of cracked structures
v) Sustainable Surface Transport: Rail-Improvement of passenger comfort.
Research Infrastructure
Chris Papadopoulos, Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics Dept.
Research Activities
A.C. Chasalevris, C.A. Papadopoulos, “Identification of Multiple Cracks in Beams under Bending”, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, (2006) 20 (7), 1631-1673.
G.D. Gounaris, C.A. Papadopoulos, “Crack Identification in Rotating Shafts by Coupled Response Measurements”, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 69 (2002) pp. 339-352.
C. A. Papadopoulos, “Brakes and Clutches Using ER Fluids”, Mechatronics, (1988) 8 (7), 719-726.
P. G. Nikolakopoulos, C. A. Papadopoulos, “Controllable High Speed Journal Bearings Lubricated with Electro-Rheological Fluids. An Analytical and Experimental Approach”, Tribology International, (1988) 31 (5), 225-234.
Additional Information
FP7 research themes for potential involvement:
Transport, Safety, Nanosciences, Materials.