Prof Roger Lewis' publications

In Press

  1. Hardwick, C., Lewis, S.R., Lewis, R., “The Effect of Friction Modifiers on Wheel/Rail Isolation at Low Axle Loads” in press, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Proceedings of the IMechE Part F.
  2. Laguna-Camacho, J.R., Lewis, R., 2013, “A Study of Cavitation Erosion on Engineering Materials”, in press, Wear.
  3. Tomlinson, S.E., Lewis, R., Carré, M.J., Franklin, S.E., 2013, “Human Finger Contact with Ridged Surfaces”, in press, Wear.
  4. Dong, L., Zhong, W., Chen, G.X., Lewis, R., 2013, “Effects of Polarity on the Friction and Wear of Collector Shoes Deployed in a Metro Traction System”, in press, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Proceedings of the IMechE Part F.

In Print

  1. Yoxall, A., Canty, L.A., Lewis, R., “Investigating Openability of Rigid Plastic Containers with Peelable Lids: The Link between Human Strength and Grip and Opening Forces, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Proceedings of the IMechE Part C, Vol. 227, No. 5, pp221-233.
  2. Liu, X., Lewis, R., Carré, M.J., Matcher, S.J., “Feasibility of using Optical Coherence Tomography to Study the Influence of Skin Structure on Finger Friction”, Tribology International, Vol. 63, pp34-44.
  3. Lewis, R., Carré, M.J., Abu Bakar, A., Tomlinson, S.E., 2012, “Effect of Surface Texture, Moisture and Wear on Handling of Rugby Balls”, Tribology International, Vol. 63, pp196-203.
  4. Dwyer-Joyce, R.S., Yao, C., Lewis, R., Brunskill, H., 2012, “An Ultrasonic Sensor for Monitoring Wheel Flange Contact”, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Proceedings of the IMechE Part F, Vol. 227, No. 2, pp188-195.
  5. Lewis, R., Lewis, S.R., Zhu, Y., Olofsson, U., 2012, “The Modification of a Slip Resistance Meter for Measurement of Railhead Adhesion”, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Proceedings of the IMechE Part F, Vol. 227, No. 2, pp196-200.
  6. Lewis, S.R., Lewis, R., Olofsson, U., Eadie, D.T., Cotter, J., Lu, X., 2012, “Effect of Humidity, Temperature and Railhead Contamination on the Performance of Friction Modifiers: Pin-on-Disk Study”, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Proceedings of the IMechE Part F, Vol. 227, No. 2, pp115-127.
  7. Bergseth, E., Olofsson, U., Lewis, R., Lewis, S.R., 2012, “Effect of Gear Surface and Lubricant Interaction on Mild Wear”, Tribology Letters, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp183-200.
  8. Carré, M.J., Tomlinson, S.E., Collins, J.W., Lewis, R., “An assessment of the Performance of Grip Enhancing Agents used in Sports Applications”, Journal of Engineering Tribology, Proceedings of the IMechE Part J., Vol. 226, No. 7, pp616-625.
  9. Marshall, M.B., Lewis, R., Howard, T., Brunskill, H., 2012, “Ultrasonic Measurement of Self Loosening in Bolted Joints”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Sciences, Proceedings of the IMechE Part C, Vol. 226, No. 7, pp1869-1884.
  10. Lewis, R., Dwyer-Joyce, R.S., Lewis, S.R., Hardwick, C., 2012, “Tribology of the Wheel/Rail Contact: The Effect of Third Body Materials”, International Journal of Railway Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp167-194.
  11. Rovira, A., Roda, A., Lewis, R., Marshall, M.B., 2012, “Application of Fastsim with Variable Coefficient of Friction using Twin disc Experimental Measurements”, Wear, Vol. 274-275, pp109-126.
  12. Marshall, M.B., Zainal, I., Lewis, R., 2011, “Influence of the Interfacial Pressure Distribution on Loosening of Bolted Joints”, Strain, Vol. 47 (Suppl. 2), pp65-78.
  13. Vera-Cárdenas, E.E., Vite-Torres, M., Lewis, R., 2011, “Surface and Sliding Wear Behaviour of Different Coatings and Steels”, Ingenieria Investigación y Tecnologica, Vol. XIII, No. 1, pp85-96.
  14. Houghton, A.J., Lewis, R., Sundh, J., Olofsson, U., 2011, “Characterising and Reducing Seizure Wear of Inconel and Incoloy Superalloys in a Sliding Contact”, Wear, Vol. 271, pp911-924.
  15. Lewis, R., Tsoraki, C., Broughton, J., Cripps, J.C., Afodun, S.A., Slatter, T., Roubos, V., 2011, “Abrasive and Impact Wear of Stone used to Manufacture Axes in Neolithic Greece”, Wear, Vol. 271, pp1671-1680.
  16. Zorcolo, A., Lewis, R., Dwyer-Joyce, R.S., 2011, “Particle/Applicator Interactions in Household Surface Cleaning”, Wear, Vol. 271, pp2579-2587.
  17. Tomlinson, S.E., Carré, M.J., Lewis, R., Franklin, S.E., 2011, “Human Finger Contact With Small, Triangular Ridged Surfaces”, Wear, Vol. 271, pp2346-2353.
  18. Slatter, T., Lewis, R., Jones, A.H., 2011, “The Influence of Cryogenic Processing on the Impact Wear Resistance of Low Carbon Steel and Lamellar Graphite Cast Iron”, Wear, Vol. 271, pp1481-1489.
  19. Thornton, R., Slatter, T., Jones, A.H., Lewis, R., 2011, “The Effects of Cryogenic Processing on the Wear Resistance of Grey Cast Iron Brake Discs”, Wear, Vol. 271, pp2386-2395.
  20. Vera, E.E., Vite, M., Lewis, R., Gallardo, E.A., Laguna-Camacho, J.R., 2011, “A Study of the Wear Performance of TiN, CrN And Wc/C Coatings on Different Steel Substrates”, Wear, Vol. 271, pp2116-2124.
  21. Rovira, A., Roda, A., Marshall, M.B., Brunskill, H., Lewis, R., 2011, “Experimental and Numerical Modelling of Wheel-Rail Contact and Wear”, Wear, Vol. 271, pp911-924.
  22. Arias-Cuevas, O., Li, Z. Lewis, R., 2011, “A Laboratory Investigation of the Influence of the Particle Size and Slip on Adhesion and Wear in the Wheel-Rail Contact”, Wear, Vol. 271, pp14-24.
  23. Pombo, J., Quost, X., Tassini, N., Lewis, R., Dwyer-Joyce, R.S., Ambrósio, J., Pereira, M., Ariaudo, C., Kuka, N., 2011, “A Wear Prediction Tool for Steel Railway Wheels using Three Different Wear Functions”, Wear, Vol. 271, pp238-245.
  24. Lewis, S.R., Lewis, R., 2011, “An Alternative Method for the Assessment of Railhead Traction”, Wear, Vol. 271, pp62-70.
  25. Lewis, R., Gallardo, E.A., Eadie, D.T., Cotter, J., 2011, “The Effect of Friction Modifiers on Wheels/Rail Isolation”, Wear, Vol. 271, pp71-77.
  26. Marshall, M.B., Lewis, R., Dwyer-Joyce, R.S., Demilly, F., Flament, Y., 2011, “Ultrasonic Measurement of Railway Wheel Hub/Axle Press-Fit Contact Pressures”, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Proceedings of the IMechE Part F, Vol. 225, No. 3, pp1067-1078.
  27. Slatter, T., Lewis, R., Jones, A.H., 2011, “The Influence of Induction Hardening on the Impact Wear Resistance of Compacted Graphite Iron (CGI)”, Wear, Vol. 270, pp302-311.
  28. Tomlinson, S.E., Lewis, R., Liu, X., Texier, C., Carré, M.J., 2011, “Understanding the Friction Mechanisms Between the Human Finger and Flat Contacting Surfaces in Moist Conditions”, Tribology Letters, Vol. 41, pp283-294.
  29. Pombo, J., Ambrósio, J., Pereira, M., Lewis, R., Dwyer-Joyce, R.S., Ariaudo, C., Kuka, N., 2010, “A Railway Wheel Wear Prediction Tool Based on a Multibody Software”, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Vol. 48, pp771-788.
  30. Pombo, J., Ambrósio, J., Pereira, M., Lewis, R., Dwyer-Joyce, R.S., Ariaudo, C., Kuka, N., 2010, “A Study on Wear Evaluation of Railway Wheels based on Multibody Dynamics and Wear Computation”, Multi-Body System Dynamics, Vol. 24, pp347-366.
  31. Chiang, W.K., Ghassemieh, E., Lewis, R., Rowson, J., Thompson, C., 2010, “Comparison of Tack of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSAS) at Different Temperatures”, Journal of Adhesive Science and Technology, Vol. 24, pp1949-1957.
  32. Arias-Cuevas, O., Li, Z., Lewis, R., Gallardo-Hernandez, E.A., 2010, “Laboratory Investigation of some Sanding Parameters to Improve the Adhesion in Leaf Contaminated Wheel-Rail Contacts”, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Proceedings of the IMechE Part F, Vol. 224, pp 139-157.
  33. Dwyer-Joyce, R.S., Goodman, M.A., and Lewis, R. 2010, “Evaluation of Ultrasonic Direct Contact, Immersion, and Layer Resonance Methods for Assessment of Enamel Thickness in Teeth”, Journal of Engineering Tribology, Proceedings of the IMechE Part J, Vol. 665, pp519-528.
  34. Lewis, R., Dwyer-Joyce, R.S., Olofsson, U., Pombo, J., Ambrósio, J., Pereira, M., Ariaudo, C., Kuka, N., 2010, “Mapping Railway Wheel Material Wear Mechanisms and Transitions”, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Proceedings of the IMechE Part F., Vol. 224, pp125-137.
  35. Langley, J., Yoxall, A., Heppell, G., Rodriguez, E.M., Bradbury, S.R., Lewis, R., Hodzic, A., Rowson, J., 2010, “Food for Thought? – A UK Pilot Study Testing a Methodology for Compositional Domestic Food Waste Analysis”, Journal of Waste Management and Research, Vol. 28, pp220-227.
  36. Arias-Cuevas, O., Li, Z., Lewis, R., 2010, “Investigating the Lubricity and Electrical Insulation Caused by Sanding in Dry Wheel-Rail Contacts”, Tribology Letters, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp623-635.
  37. Yoxall, A., Janson, R., Lewis, R., Rowson, J., Langley, J., Hayes, S.A, Bix, L., 2010, “How Wide do you want the Jar: The Effect of Diameter for Ease of Opening for Wide Mouth Closures”, Packaging Technology and Science, Vo. 23, pp11-18.
  38. Tassini, N., Quost, X., Lewis, R., Dwyer-Joyce, R., Ariaudo, C., Kuka, N., 2010, “A Numerical Model of Twin Disc Test Arrangement for the Evaluation of Railway Wheel Wear Prediction Methods”, Wear, Vol. 268, pp660-667.
  39. Arias-Cuevas, O., Li, Z., Lewis, R., Gallardo-Hernandez, E.A., 2010, “Rolling-Sliding Laboratory Tests of Friction Modifiers in Dry and Wet Wheel-Rail Contacts”, Wear, Vol. 268, pp543-551.
  40. Taylor, H., Slatter, T., Lewis, R., 2009, “Laser Treatment for Improved Impact Wear Resistance”, The Laser User, Issue 56, Autumn 2009, pp30-31.
  41. Dwyer-Joyce, R.S., Yao, C., Zhang, J., Lewis, R., Drinkwater, B.W., 2009, “Feasibility Study for Real Time Measurement of Wheel/Rail Contact using an Ultrasonic Array”, ASME Journal of Tribology, Vol. 131, No. 4, Paper TRIB-08-1189.
  42. Gallardo-Hernandez, E.A., Lewis, R., 2009, “Coating and Treatment Solutions for Rolling/Sliding Component Contacts”, Wear, Vol. 267, No. 5-8, pp1009-1021 (presented at WOM 2009).
  43. Hart, D, Hughes, J.E., Lerner, D., Lewis, R., Walker, L., Ward, I., While, A., Wilson, R., 2009, “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Enhancing Sustainable Development Teaching in the Higher Education Built Environment Curriculum: Learning from a Curriculum Development Project at the University of Sheffield”, Reflecting Education, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp31-50.
  44. Slatter, T., Taylor, H., Lewis, R., King, P., 2009, “The Influence of Laser Hardening on Wear in the Valve and Seat Contact”, Wear, Vol. 267, No. 5-8, pp797-806. (presented at WOM 2009).
  45. Lewis, R., Gallardo-Hernandez, E.A., Hilton, T., Armitage, T., 2009, “Effect of Oil and Water Mixtures on Adhesion in the Wheel/Rail Contact”, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Proceedings of the IMechE Part F, Vol. 223, pp275-283.
  46. Lewis, R., Rahim, M., Cripps, J., Roubos, V., Tsoraki, C., 2009, “Wear of Stone used to Manufacture Axes in the Neolithic Settlement at Makriyalos in Northern Greece”, Wear, Vol. 267, No. 5-8, pp1325-1332 (presented at WOM 2009).
  47. Camacho, J., Lewis, R., Dwyer-Joyce, R.S., 2009, “Solid Particle Erosion Caused by Rice Grains”, Wear, Vol. 267, No. 1-4, pp223-232 (presented at WOM 2009).
  48. Tomlinson, S.E., Lewis, R., Carré, M.J., 2009, “The Effect of Normal Force and Roughness on Friction in Human Finger Contact”, Wear, Vol. 267, No. 5-8, pp1311-1318 (presented at WOM 2009).
  49. Tomlinson, S.E., Lewis, R., Carré, M.J., 2009, “Understanding the Effect of Finger-Ball Friction on the Handling Performance of Rugby Balls”, Journal of Sports Engineering, Vol. 11, pp109-118.
  50. Lewis, R., 2009, “Friction in a Hydraulic Motor Piston/Cam Roller Contact Lined with PTFE Impregnated Cloth”, Wear, Vol. 266, pp888-892.
  51. Li, Z., Arias-Cuevas, O., Lewis, R., Gallardo-Hernández, E.A., 2009 “Rolling-Sliding Laboratory Tests of Friction Modifiers in Leaf Contaminated Wheel-Rail Contacts”, Tribology Letters, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp97-109.