Prof Mark Rainforth's Publications

M. KRZYZANOWSKI, W.M. RAINFORTH, “Application of Combined Discrete/Finite Element Multiscale Method for Modelling of Mg Redistribution During Hot Rolling of Aluminium” Computer Methods in Materials Science, 9 (2009) 271-276.

Z ZHOU, IM ROSS, WM RAINFORTH,  A CAVALEIRO, A EHIASSARIAN, P HOVSEPIAN, “Degradation of a C/CrC PVD coating after annealing in Ar+H2 at 700C studied by Raman spectroscopy and transmission electron microscopy”, Materials at High Temperature, 26 (2009) 169-176.

J. RODRIGUEZ, A. RICO, E. OTERO, W. M. RAINFORTH “Indentation Properties of Plasma Sprayed Al2O3–13% TiO2 Nanocoatings”,  Acta Materialia 57 (2009) 3148–3156.

N.GARZA-MONTES-DE-OCA, W.M.RAINFORTH "Wear mechanisms experienced by a work roll grade high speed steel under different environmental conditions”, Wear, 267 (2009) 441-448.

JC WALKER, IM ROSS, C REINHARD, WM RAINFORTH, P HOVSEPIAN, “High temperature tribological performance of CrAlYN/CrN nanoscale multilayer coatings deposited on γ-TiAl” Wear, 267 (2009) 965-975.

A. RICO, J. RODRIGUEZ, E. OTERO, W. M. RAINFORTH “Wear Behaviour Of Nanostructured Alumina-Titania Coatings Deposited By Atmospheric Plasma Spray” Wear, 267 (2009) 1191-1197

L. MA, W. M. RAINFORTH, D. SUN, R.J.K. WOOD “A ‘3-Body’ Abrasion Wear Study of Bioceramics for Total Hip-Joint Replacements”, Wear, 267 (11) (2009) 2122-2131.

Q. LUO , Z. ZHOU, W.M. RAINFORTH,  M. BOLTON, “Effect of Tribofilm Formation on the Dry Sliding Friction and Wear Properties of Magnetron Sputtered TiAlCrYN Coatings”, Tribology Letters 34(2) (2009) 113-124.

L. MA & W. M. RAINFORTH, “Examination of Biolox delta from serum lubricated reciprocating sliding wear”, 5th China International Symposium on Tribology, Beijing, Sept., 2008, Advanced Tribology (2009), 868-870

Z. ZHOU, W.M. RAINFORTH, Q. LUO, P.EH. HOVSEPIAN, J. J. OJEDA, M. E. ROMERO-GONZALEZ, “Wear and friction of TiAlN/VN coatings against Al2O3 in air at room and elevated temperatures”, Acta Materialia, 58[8] (2010) 2912-2925 (

M KRZYZANOWSKI & WM RAINFORTH, “Oxide scale modelling in hot rolling: assumptions, numerical techniques and examples of prediction”, Iron and Steelmaking, 37(4) (2010) 276-282.

GM SCAMANS, MF FROLISH, WM RAINFORTH, Z. ZHOU, Y. LIU, X. ZHOU & G. E. THOMPSON, “The ubiquitous Beilby layer on aluminium surfaces”, Surface and Interface Analysis, 42(4) (2010) 175-179.

M KRZYZANOWSKI , PS DAVIES, WM RAINFORTH & BP WYNNE, “Combined discrete/finite element multiscale approach for modelling of the tool/workpiece interface during high shear processing: hot rolling and friction stir welding applications” Thermec 2009, Berlin, Germany, Materials Science Forum Vols. 638-642 (2010)  2622-2627.

L MA & WM RAINFORTH, “A study of Biolox delta subject to water lubricated reciprocating wear”, Tribology International, 43(10) (2010) 1872-1881.

Y LIU, MF FROLISH, WM RAINFORTH, X ZHOU, GE THOMPSON, GM SCAMANS & JA HUNTER, “Evolution of near-surface deformed layers during hot rolling of AA3104 aluminium alloy”, Surface and Interface Analysis, 42(4) (2010) 180-184.

Y LIU, A LAURINO, T HASHIMOTO, X ZHOU, P SKELDON, GE THOMPSON, GM SCAMANS, C BLANC, WM RAINFORTH & MF FROLISH, “Corrosion behaviour of mechanically polished AA7075-T6 aluminium alloy”, Surface and Interface Analysis, 42(4) (2010) 185-188.

J CORROCHANO, J WALKER, M LIEBLICH, J IBÁÑEZ, W M RAINFORTH, "Dry sliding wear behaviour of powder metallurgy Al-Mg-Si alloy-MoSi2 composites and the relationship with the microstructure", Wear, 270 (2011) 658-665 .

Z ZHOU, WM RAINFORTH, MH GASS, A BLELOCH, A P EHIASSARIAN, P EH HOVSEPIAN, "Wear of hydrogen free C/Cr PVD coating against Al2O3 at room temperature", Wear, 271(9-10) (2011) 2150-2156

GARZA-MONTES-DE-OCA, N. F., COLAS, R., & RAINFORTH, W. M. Failure Modes of the Oxide Scale Formed on a Work Roll Grade High Speed Steel. Oxid Met, 76(3-4), 149-160. doi:10.1007/s11085-011-9243-9

GARZA-MONTES-DE-OCA, N. F., COLAS, R., & RAINFORTH, W. M. On the damage of a work roll grade high speed steel by thermal cycling. Engineering Failure Analysis, 18(6), 1576-1583.

P. ZENG, W. M. RAINFORTH, B. INKSON, T.D. STEWART, “Characterization of worn alumina hip replacement prostheses” Journal Biomedical Materials Research-Part B, Applied Biomaterials 100(1) (2012) 121-132

P. ZENG, B. INKSON, W. M. RAINFORTH, “Characterisation of the damage accumulation mechanisms during in-vitro testing of alumina on alumina hip prosthetics”, Acta Materialia. 60(1) (2012) 2061–2072

W.M. RAINFORTH, P. ZENG, L. MA, A. NOGIWA VALDEZ & T. STEWART, “Dynamic surface microstructural changes during tribological contact that determine the wear behaviour of hip prostheses; metals and ceramics”, Faraday Discussions; Proceedings of the Royal Society of Chemistry, 156 (2012), 41–57 DOI: 10.1039/c2fd00002d

L. MA, WM RAINFORTH, The effect of lubrication on the friction and wear of Biolox® delta, Acta Biomaterialia, 8 (2012) 2348–2359, doi:10.1016/j.actbio.2011.12.037