Agenda (click here for pdf version)

Friday, May 13, 2011
6:00 - 9.00 pm Working dinner (Los Feliz Meeting Room)
Saturday, May 14, 2011
8:00 am Continental Breakfast (Los Feliz Meeting Room)
8:25 am Announcements
8:30 – 10:00 am

Session I Chair: Greg McDaniel

10:00 - 10:30 am

Al Ferri (Georgia Tech)
"Friction damping and friction-induced oscillations in mechanical and structural systems "

10:00 - 10:30 am Discussion: Additional development of friction at the solid/solid interface and connections with friction at fluid/solid interfaces
10:00 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Session II Chair: Bill Schultz

 

Sandra Troian (Caltech)
"Friction reduction at liquid/solid interfaces: molecular dynamics vs. continuum predictions"

  Discussion: Additional development of friction at the fluid/solid interface and connections with friction at solid/solid interfaces
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 pm

Session III Chair: Lex Smits

  Analytical and experimental tools for friction study with overlap in fluids and solids
2:30 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 5:00 pm

Session IV Chair: John McCoy

  Discussion, formulation of outstanding questions
  Charge to break-out groups
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Conclusion, Break
6:00 pm Dinner (Assemble in Hotel lobby for transportation to Celestino's)
Sunday, May 15, 2011
8:00 am Continental Breakfast (Los Feliz Meeting Room)
8:25 am Announcements
8:30 – 10:00 am

Session V

 

Discussions in break-out groups

10:00 - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Session VI Chair: Adnan Akay

 

Group reporting and discussions

 

Conclusions and recommendations

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Depart
   

 

California Institute of Technology Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories NSF