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Mr Alex D Richardson MEng Mechanical Engineering with Automotive Studies

Postgraduate research student

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Mr Alex D Richardson is Postgraduate research student within Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton.

Lubrication effects on White Etching Crack mechanisms in Wind Turbine Gearbox Bearings

Graduated with an incorporated mechanical engineering master degrees from the University of Southampton in Mechanical Engineering with Automotive studies. After completion of two summer internships in the nCATS department alongside previous nCATS postgraduate student, Dr. Martin. Evans, I gained a knowledge and interest in the field of Tribology and in particular that of Wind Turbine industry in which my PhD is based around.

Research interests

  • Tribology
  • Lubrication
  • Wind Turbine Gearbox Bearing Failure

Research Project

A Study on the influence of lubricant on white etching crack mechanisms.

Supervisors: Dr. Ling. Wang and Prof. Robert. Wood.

Sponsored Company: Afton Chemicals

Research group

national Centre for Advanced Tribology at Southampton (nCATS)

Mr Alex D Richardson
Engineering, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton. SO17 1BJ United Kingdom
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