Imperial College London

ProfessorAndrewOlver

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Distinguished Research Fellow
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7066a.v.olver

 
 
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Location

 

691City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Andy Olver worked as a materials scientist, tribologist and transmission engineer in the helicopter industry before joining the staff of Imperial College in 1992. His research interests include lubrication, fretting, rolling contact fatigue and tribological materials.

Publications

Journals

Hili J, Pelletier C, Jacobs L, et al., 2018, High-Speed Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication by a Dilute Oil-in-Water Emulsion, Tribology Transactions, Vol:61, ISSN:1040-2004, Pages:287-294

Rycerz P, Olver A, Kadiric A, 2017, Propagation of surface initiated rolling contact fatigue cracks in bearing steel, International Journal of Fatigue, Vol:97, ISSN:0142-1123, Pages:29-38

Kakavas I, Olver AV, Dini D, 2016, Hypoid gear vehicle axle efficiency, Tribology International, Vol:101, ISSN:0301-679X, Pages:314-323

Vladescu S-C, Olver AV, Pegg IG, et al., 2016, Combined friction and wear reduction in a reciprocating contact through laser surface texturing, Wear, Vol:358-359, ISSN:0043-1648, Pages:51-61

Patents

Vladescu S, Reddyhoff T, Olver A, et al., 2017, Bearing interface with recesses to reduce friction, US20170009886 A1

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