3rd International FVA-Conference The Expert Forum for Bearings – Rolling and Plain Bearings!

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Hannover, Germany

BEARING WORLD by FVA – The Third expert forum “Industrial Research and Science in Dialogue with Practical Application”, focusing on the topic of bearings in theory and application.

Primary Topics

BEARING WORLD focuses on all facets of bearings and all involved components, with special emphasis on rolling bearings – in combination with or comparison to plain or magnetic bearings.

» Drive technology applications and challenges to bearings
» Calculation and bearing dimensioning
» Life and durability
» Energy efficiency
» Rolling bearing dynamics
» NVH (noise, vibration, harshness)
» Bearing damage
» Protective seals for rolling bearings
» Manufacturing aspects, tolerances
» Validation
» Lubrication
» Lab testing vs. field performance
» Smart bearings
» Model-based systems engineering


Participants from industry and research, from the countries:
Austria; Belgium; China; France; Germany; Great Britain; Italy; Iran; Japan; Russia; Netherlands; Sweden; Switzerland; USA

AICHELIN; Anglo-Euro Scientific; Carl Bechem; Costenoble; Electric Khodro Shargh; Elgeti; Fives Landis; Flender; FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE; FVA GmbH; Georg Martin; GMH Prüftechnik; Jame Jam; J.M. Voith; Klingelnberg; MESYS; NTN-SNR Roulements France; NTN Wälzlager (Europa); REINTJES; RENK; Robert Bosch; R. Wölfel Analysentechnik; SAF-HOLLAND; Schaeffler AG; Schaeffler Techonologie; SEW-Eurodrive; SKF Industrie; SKF Group; SKF Netherlands; thyssenkrupp rothe erde; TSUBAKI NAKASHIMA; Vestas Nacelles Deutschland; Volkswagen; WILO; ZF Wind Power Antwerpen

Chemnitz University of Technology:
 Institute of Design Engineering and Drive Technology (IKAT); Clausthal University of Technology: Institute of Tribology and Energy Conversion Machinery (ITR); FAU Lehrstuhl für Konstruktionstechnik (KTmfk); Fraunhofer Institute: for Mechanics of Materials (IWM); for Machine Tools and Forming Technology (IWU); Friedrich-Alexander- University Erlangen-Nürnberg; Department of Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Design (FAU); Ghent University; INSA Institut national des sciences appliquées de Lyon; Leibniz-Institute IWT BremenLeibniz University Hannover: Institute of Machine Design and Tribology (IMKT); Nagaoka University of TechnologyOtto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg: Chair of Machine Elements and Tribology, Institute for Machine Design (IMK); Politecnico di TorinoPurdue University;Russian Academy of Sciences, Tribology Department, Ishlinsky Institute for Problems in Mechanics; RWTH Aachen University: Center for Wind Power Drives; Surface Engineering Institute (IOT),Molecular Science and Engineering (iMSE); Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL); Technical University Darmstadt: Institute for product development and machine elements (PMD); Technical University Dresden: Institute of Machine Elements and Machine (IMM); Technical University Dortmund: Department of Materials Test Engineering (WPT); The University of Sheffield The Leonardo Centre for Tribology, Department of Mechanical Engineering; University of Kaiserslautern Institute of Machine Elements; Gears and Transmissions (MEGT); Université de Poitiers CNRS-ENSMAPprime Institute, GMSC Department – Tribology-Lubrication;University of Twente: Engineering Fluid Dynamics; University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt; Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster: Department of Physics; Xi’an Jiaotong University

Associations, organizations
Gesellschaft für Tribologie e.V. (GfT); Research Association Drive Technology e.V. (FVA)


AICHELIN; Carl Bechem; Costenoble; Elgeti; Fives Landis Corp.; FVA GmbH; FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE; Georg Martin; GMH Prüftechnik; Klingelnberg; MESYS; R. Wölfel Analysentechnik; Schaeffler; SKF; TSUBAKI NAKASHIMA

Chemnitz University of Technology: Institute of Design Engineering and Drive Technology (IKAT); Leibniz University Hannover (IMKT); RWTH Aachen University: Surface Engineering Institute (IOT); The University of Sheffield: The Leonardo Centre for Tribology; University of Kaiserslautern (MEGT); Université de Poitiers CNRS-ENSMA: Pprime Institute, GMSC Department – Tribology-Lubrication

Associations, organizations
Gesellschaft für Tribologie e.V. (GfT); Research Association Drive Technology e.V. (FVA)

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