Professor Pwt Evans BSc, PhD, DSc, CEng, FIMechE

Professor Pwt Evans

BSc, PhD, DSc, CEng, FIMechE

Professor

School of Engineering

Email:
evanshp@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 4266
Location:
S/0.23

Numerical analysis:- Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication, Gear Lubrication, Mixed Lubrication, Thrust Cone Lubrication, Scuffing, Micro-pitting, non-Newtonian rheology, Thermal Modelling in Steel Rolling Mechanical, Manufacturing and Medical Engineering
Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing
EHL.   Rough surface EHL,  Micropitting, Scuffing, Gears

* Member of UK delegation and invited speaker at Chinese-British Tribology Symposium, Beijing (2006). * Associate Editor: STLE Tribology Transactions 2010 - * Editor IMechE Proceedings Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology 2002-2009 * DSc: Exeter University (2003). * Invited presentations:  Faraday Discussion 156 Tribology (2012); Wind Turbine Micropitting Workshop, NREL National Wind Technology Center2009; Nordtrib 2008 (keynote paper) CIST 2008 5th China International Symposium on Tribology, Leeds-Lyon Tribology Symposia (2002, 2004, 2008); European Solid Mechanics Congress (2006). * Best paper prize 2003 IMechE Proceedings Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology * Organising Committee: IUTAM Symposium on Elastohydrodynamics and Micro-elastohydrodynamics, Cardiff (2004). * I.Mech.E. Water Arbitration Prize for 1988. * EPSRC College Member 2004-to date * External examiner for PhD examinations at Imperial College, Leeds, Sheffield and Cambridge Universities in UK,  Luleå University, Sweden, Twente University, The Netherlands, INSA de Lyon, France.

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Contracts

TitlePeopleSponsorValueDuration
Gear thrust cone design and validationEvans HP, Clarke A, Snidle RDavid Brown Gear Systems7572102/02/2015 - 30/11/2015
Development of a consistent mixed friction model for rough surface lubricationProf RW Snidle, Dr HP EvansEngineering and Physical Sciences Research Council 7791601/06/2001 - 31/05/2003
Scuffing performance of super-hard coatingsSnidle RW, Alanou MP, Evans HPUnited Technologies Research Centre 3164601/10/2002 - 01/10/2003
Running in, wear and surface fatigue of steel surfaces operating in mixed lubricationSnidle RW, Evans HPBGA2100001/10/2011 - 30/09/2014
Mixed Lubrication, Wear and Contact Fatigue of Rough SurfacesSnidle R, Evans HPRolls-Royce Goodrich Engine Control Systems Ltd2100023/04/2010 - 20/09/2012
Rough surface micro EHD analysis of GM power train gearsSnidle RW, Evans HPGeneral Motors Corporation 1335101/05/2004 - 31/07/2004
Micro EHL modelling of ASTUTE gear profilesSnidle RW, Evans HPDefence Evaluation and Research Agency 3000001/10/2003 - 01/03/2004
Mixed lubrication, wear and contact fatigue of rough surfacesSnidle RW, Evans HPEngineering and Physical Sciences Research Council51356901/04/2009 - 31/12/2012
Thermal approach to studying and modelling mixed lubricationEvans HP, Snidle RWEngineering and Physical Sciences Research Council 18370301/08/2004 - 31/01/2008
Lubrication analysis of thrust faces in gear pumpsEvans HP, Snidle RWGoodrich Control Systems Ltd 6000001/10/2005 - 30/09/2008
Adhesive interactions between particles and surface at micro/nanometer scalesBorodich FM, Evans HP, Snidle RWThe Leverhulme Trust 11033401/10/2006 - 30/09/2009
A mathematical model for the wear process of worm gearsDr HP Evans, Prof RW SnidleEngineering and Physical Sciences Research Council 7923801/04/2001 - 01/04/2004
The influence of surface treatments on micropittingProf RW Snidle, Mr MP Alanou, Dr HP EvansUS Navy3327301/05/2001 - 01/05/2002
Thermal approach to studying and modelling mixed lubricationProf RW Snidle, Prof HP EvansShell Research Ltd 1000001/10/2004 - 01/10/2007
Thrust conesProf RW Snidle, Prof HP EvansUniversity of Newcastle 400018/03/2005 - 18/03/2007
Rough surface micro EHD analysis of GM power train gearsProf RW Snidle, Prof HP EvansGeneral Motors Corporation 556601/05/2004 - 31/07/2004
Centre of Excellence for research in energy waste and environmentProf N Syred, Dr AJ Griffiths, Mr MP Alanou, Dr C Bates, Dr PJ Bowen, Dr JA Brandon, Dr HP Evans, Dr CA Featherston, Dr KM Holford, Prof FD Pooley, Dr DM O'Doherty, Dr T O’Doherty, Prof RW Snidle, Prof J Watton, Dr KP Williams, Dr Y XueWelsh Development Agency 30000001/05/2001 - 30/04/2004
Fundamentals of micropittingProf RW Snidle, Dr HP EvansB G A Transmission Technology 1800001/10/2001 - 01/10/2004
Charactersiation of wear mechanisms and surface functionalities with regard to life time prediction and quality criteria - from micro to the nano range WEMESURFProf FM Borodich, Prof RW Snidle, Prof HP EvansCommission of European Communities 15465301/11/2006 - 31/10/2010
To develop and implement a design methodology for textile tribological materials based upon first principle research, and utilise the methodology in design of new materialsEvans H P, Evans S, Clarke A, Pullin RKTP: SKF14563101/01/2013 - 31/12/2014
Mechanisms of interactions in nano-scale of novel ionic lubricants with functional surfacesEvans HP, Borodich FM, Snidle RWCommission of European Communities20344501/10/2008 - 30/09/2012
CMES/MechE tribology symposiumProf HP EvansEngineering and Physical Sciences Research Council 653909/10/2006 - 08/11/2006
Rough surface EHD traction modelProf HP Evans, Prof RW SnidleEngineering and Physical Sciences Research Council6038801/03/2001 - 31/08/2002
Automated diagnosis for helicopter engines and rotating parts (ADHER)Prof HP Evans, Prof RW SnidleCommission of European Communities 9656101/12/2006 - 30/11/2008
Advanced tooth gear contract modellingEvans HPNASA2810101/10/2012 - 30/09/2015
Friction and Wear Behaviour of Composite Bearing Liner MaterialsEvans HPSKF UK Ltd2126301/07/2009 - 30/06/2013
Traceable measurement of drive train components for renewable energy systemsEvans HP, Clarke A, Sharif KJHEuropean Commission (FP7)7773101/07/2015 - 30/06/2016
Xtribology: Multiscale modelling and simulation of friction and wear processesBorodich F, Evans HPAC2T Research GmbH17960201/10/2010 - 31/03/2015
Nano-phenomena and functionality of modern carbon-based tribo-coatings (CARBTRIB)Borodich F, Evans HPThe Leverhulme Trust12498801/08/2015 - 31/07/2018
Development of Wear Modelling Capability for Self-Lubricating Plain BearingsClarke A, Pullin R, Evans HP, (Sujit Gurung PhD)SKF UK Ltd3250001/10/2015 - 30/09/2018

Supervised Students

TitleStudentStatusDegree
Heat partition in Elastohydrodynamic sliding contacts under full film lubrication conditionsCLARKE AlastairGraduatePhD
Modelling of Metal on Metal Hip ProsthesesAL SAFFAR Ali Abd Al-Ameer HussienGraduatePhD
Friction and Thermal Behaviour in Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Power Transmission ContactsAL HAMOOD Amjad Malallah AboodGraduatePhD
Modelling Of Mixed Lubrication In Plain Bearings Based On The Theory Of Flow Factors An Incoprorating A Dry Contact AnalysisMANOYLOV AntonGraduatePhD
Thermal Behaviour Of Work Rolls In The Hot Mill Rolling ProcessWRIGHT BenjaminGraduateEngD
Effects of Non-Newtonian Rheology on the Line Contact Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication ProblemDAVIES ChristopherGraduatePhD
A Hot Strip Mill Work Roll Temperature ModelWHITE DanielGraduateEngD
Lubrication Analysis of Thrust Faces in Gear PumpsMORGRIDGE David JasonGraduatePhD
Analysis of Helical Gear Performance under elastohydrodynamic LubricationJAMALI Hazim Umran AlwanGraduatePhD
Prediction of Contact Fatigue for the Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Line Contact Problem under Rolling & Sliding CondiQIAO HuaGraduatePhD
An Experimental Investigation inot the Mixed Lubrication of Steel StructuresWEEKS Ingram Jonathan JustinGraduatePhD
AN INVESTIGATION OF MIXED AND ELASTOHYDRODYNAMIC LUBRICATION IN THE FIELD OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND APPLIED MECHANICS.AL MAYALI Maasi Faisal MalkCurrentPhD
Transient Analysis of the Point Contact Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Problem Using Coupled Solution MethodsHOLMES Mark James AndrewGraduatePhD
Running-in And residual Stress: Finite Element Contract Analysis Of As Measured Rough Surfaces And Comparison With Experiment.BRYANT MichaelGraduatePhD
Influence of the molecular adhesion on performance of nano/micro manipulatorsALMURAMADY Nabeel Shallal ThamerCurrentPhD
Simulations of Dry Friction Between Rough Surfaces and Corresponding Nonlinear Problems at Nano and MicroscalesSAVENCU OvidiuThesis SubmittedPhD
Friction and Wear Behaviour of Self Lubricating Bearing LinersGAY RussellGraduatePhD
CONTACT, KINEMATICS AND FILM FORMATION IN WORM GEARSKONG Sai Man SimonGraduatePhD
GEAR TOOTH CONTACT MODELLINGKHAUSTOV SergeyCurrentPhD
Rolling Contact Fatigue in Heavily Loaded Gear Transmission contactsALSHAHRANY ShayaGraduatePhD
Understanding the Mechanism of Acoustic Emission Generation Due to Surface Asperity Interaction in Mixed Lubrication ConditionsHUTT Simon MatthewCurrentPhD
TRACTION IN ELLIPTICAL POINT CONTACTMORRIS Stephen JamesGraduatePhD
 GURUNG SujitCurrentPhD