Nikas, G. K. Parametric and optimisation study of rectangular-rounded, hydraulic, elastomeric, reciprocating seals at temperatures between –54 and +135 °C.
Lubricants, 2018, 6(3), article 77. |

Nikas, G. K. Fast performance-analysis of rectangular-rounded hydraulic reciprocating seals: mathematical model and experimental validation at temperatures between –54 and +135 °C.
Tribology International, 2018, 128, 34-51. |

Nikas, G. K.
Friction and wear of seals. ASM Handbook Vol. 18 - Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology (Ed.: G. Totten), 2017, pp. 957-968. |

Nikas, G. K., Almond, R. V., Burridge G.
Experimental study of leakage and friction of rectangular, elastomeric, hydraulic seals for reciprocating motion from –54 to +135 °C and pressures from 3.4 to 34.5 MPa. Tribology Transactions, 2014, 57(5), 846-865. |

Nikas, G. K. Eighty years of research on hydraulic reciprocating seals: review of tribological studies and related topics since the 1930s. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2010, 224(1), 1-23. |

Nikas, G. K. Research on the tribology of hydraulic reciprocating seals. First chapter (pp. 11-56) in the book "Tribology Research Trends" (Ed.: T. Hasegawa). Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA, 2008. |

Nikas, G. K.
Fundamentals of sealing and tribology of hydraulic reciprocating seals.
Proceedings of the 1-day seminar "Focus on Reciprocating Seals", organised by the Tribology Group of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, England, 25 June 2008. |

Nikas, G. K., Burridge, G., Sayles, R. S. Modelling and optimization of rotary vane seals. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2007, 221(6), 699-715. |

Nikas, G. K., Sayles, R. S. Modelling and optimization of composite rectangular reciprocating seals.
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2006, 220(4), 395-412. |

Nikas, G. K., Sayles, R. S. Study of leakage and friction of flexible seals for steady motion via a numerical approximation method. Tribology International, 2006, 39(9), 921-936. |

Nikas, G. K., Sayles, R. S. Computational model of tandem rectangular elastomeric seals for reciprocating motion. Tribology International, 2006, 39(7), 622-634. |

Nikas, G. K., and Sayles, R. S. Nonlinear elasticity of rectangular elastomeric seals |

Nikas, G. K. Theoretical study of solid back-up rings for elastomeric seals in hydraulic actuators. Tribology International, 2004, 37(9), 689-699. |

Nikas, G. K., Sayles, R. S. Nonlinear elasticity of rectangular elastomeric seals |

Nikas, G. K. Transient elastohydrodynamic lubrication of rectangular elastomeric seals for linear hydraulic actuators. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2003, 217(6), 461-473. |

Nikas, G. K. Analytical study of the extrusion of rectangular elastomeric seals for linear hydraulic actuators. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2003, 217(5), 365-373. |

Nikas, G. K. Elastohydrodynamics and mechanics of rectangular elastomeric seals for reciprocating piston rods. ASME Journal of Tribology, 2003, 125(1), 60-69. |

Rana, A., Sayles, R., Nikas, G., Jalisi, I. An experimental technique for investigating the sealing principles of reciprocating elastomeric seals for use in linear hydraulic actuator assemblies. Proceedings (on CD-ROM) of the 2nd World Tribology Congress, 3-7 September 2001, Vienna, Austria. |