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Publications on debris particles (excluding technical reports).

Nikas, G. K. Particle extrusion in elastohydrodynamic line contacts: dynamic forces and energy consumption. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2017, 231(10), 1320-1340.
Nikas, G. K. Algebraic equations for the pile-up geometry in debris particle indentation of rolling elastohydrodynamic contacts. ASME Journal of Tribology, 2016, 138(2), 021503-021503-14.
Nikas, G. K. Modeling dark and white layer formation on elastohydrodynamically lubricated steel surfaces by thermomechanical indentation or abrasion by metallic particles. ASME Journal of Tribology, 2015, 137(3), 031504-031504-20.
Nikas, G. K. Strain-rate effects on the plastic indentation and abrasion of elastohydrodynamic contacts by debris particles. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2014, 228(1), 22-45.
Nikas, G. K. Debris particle indentation and abrasion of machine-element contacts: an experimentally validated, thermoelastoplastic numerical model with micro-hardness and frictional heating effects. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2013, 227(6), 579-617.
Nikas, G. K. An experimentally validated numerical model of indentation and abrasion by debris particles in machine-element contacts considering micro-hardness effects. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2012, 226(5), 406-438.
Nikas, G. K. A state-of-the-art review on the effects of particulate contamination and related topics in machine-element contacts. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2010, 224(5), 453-479.
Nikas, G. K. Review of studies on the detrimental effects of solid contaminants in lubricated machine element contacts. First chapter (pp. 1-44) in the book "Reliability Engineering Advances" (Editor: G. I. Hayworth). New York, USA: Nova Science Publishers, 2009.
Reddyhoff, T., Underwood, R. J., Nikas, G. K., Sayles, R. S., and Spikes, H. A. Thermal aspects of debris in EHL contacts. In: Proceedings of the 4th World Tribology Congress, 6-11 September 2009, Kyoto, Japan, paper C1-222, p. 308.
Nikas, G. K., and Sayles, R. S. A study of lubrication mechanisms using two-phase fluids with porous bearing materials. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2008, 222(6), 771-783.
Nikas, G. K. Effects of operating conditions and friction on the entrapment of spherical debris particles in elliptical contacts. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2007, 221(6), 727-741.
Nikas, G. K. A mechanistic model of spherical particle entrapment in elliptical contacts. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2006, 220(6), 507-522.
Nikas, G. K. Particle entrainment in elastohydrodynamic point contacts and related risks of oil starvation and surface indentation. ASME Journal of Tribology, 2002, 124(3), 461-467.
Nikas, G. K. An advanced model to study the possible thermomechanical damage of lubricated sliding-rolling line contacts from soft particles. ASME Journal of Tribology, 2001, 123(4), 828-841.
Nikas, G. K. Mathematical analysis of the entrapment of solid spherical particles in non-conformal contacts. ASME Journal of Tribology, 2001, 123(1), 83-93.
Nikas, G. K. Theoretical modelling of the entrainment and thermomechanical effects of contamination particles in elastohydrodynamic contacts. Ph.D. and D.I.C. thesis, Imperial College London and Science Museum Library, also in the Mechanical Engineering Department Library and in the Tribology Group, Imperial College London, England, 1999.
Nikas, G. K., Sayles, R. S., and Ioannides, E. Thermoelastic distortion of EHD line contacts during the passage of soft debris particles. ASME Journal of Tribology, 1999, 121(2), 265-271.
Nikas, G. K., Ioannides, E., and Sayles, R. S. Thermal modelling and effects from debris particles in sliding/rolling EHD line contacts - A possible local scuffing mode. ASME Journal of Tribology, 1999, 121(2), 272-281.
Nikas, G. K., Sayles, R. S., and Ioannides, E. Effects of debris particles in sliding/rolling elastohydrodynamic contacts. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 1998, 212(5), 333-343.
Nikas, G. K., Sayles, R. S., and Ioannides, E. Effects of debris particles in sliding/rolling EHD contacts. In: Proceedings of the 1st World Tribology Congress, 8-12 September 1997, London, England, p. 271.

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