Valentin L Popov

Valentin L Popov
Technische Universität Berlin | TUB · Department of Mechanics

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Introduction
Prof. Popov is the head of Department of System Dynamics and Friction Phyiscs at the Technische Universität Berlin. His areas of interest include tribology, nanotribology, biotribology, the influence of friction through ultrasound, numerical simulation of frictional processes, research regarding earthquakes, as well as themes relating to materials sciences, such as the mechanics of elastoplastic media with microstructures, strength of metals and alloys, and shape memory alloys. He is Editor-in-Chief of "Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering | Tribology"
Additional affiliations
July 2002 - present
Technische Universität Berlin
Position
  • Head of Department
Education
March 1982 - June 1985
September 1976 - February 1982

Projects

Projects (18)
Project
What is static friction? What happens at the onset of sliding? What is the role of friction vector rotation?