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a LOW environmental impact BRAke SYStem


Light truck integration and optimization

Light truck integration and optimization

Passenger vehicle integration and optimization

Passenger vehicle integration and optimization

Project Website

Project Website

Vehicle equipped

Vehicle equipped with integrated brake system and brake torque sensors

Vehicle equipped with integrated brake by wire system

Vehicle equipped with integrated brake by wire system

“Brake coach”- demonstrator

“Brake coach”- demonstrator

New real-drive brake cycle for chassis tests

New real-drive brake cycle for chassis dynamometer tests

Project Management Plan

Project Management Plan (incl. risks and contingency planning)

Report on the LCA and LCCA results

Report on the LCA and LCCA results

Socio-economic and market impact

Report with socio-economic impact and market evaluations of the new brake system

Guidance with policy recommendations

Guidance with policy recommendations

Organisation of Workshop 2 (training activities)

Organisation of Workshop 2 (training activities)

Organisation of Workshop 1 (training activities)

Organisation of Workshop 1 (training activities)

Final conference

Final conference

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Results on brake wear particle measurements

Author(s): Farwick zum Hagen Ferdinand; Mathissen Marcel; Grabiec Tomasz; Hennicke Tim; Rettig Marc; Grochowicz Jaroslaw; Vogt Rainer; Benter Thorsten
Published in: 2018

Could pin-on-disc tribometers be used to study the friction/wear performanceof disc brake materials?

Author(s): Metinöz I., Matějka V., Alemani M., Wahlström J.
Published in: 2016

Evaluation of an Eco audit tool- Through an LCA of a novel car disc brake

Author(s): Gradin K., Hedlund A.
Published in: 2018

A numerical study of disc brakes wear dependence of rotor surface coating

Author(s): G. Riva and J. Wahlström
Published in: 2018

Lyu Y., Wahlström J., Matějka V., Söderberg A.

Author(s): Ranking of conventional and novel disc brake materials with respect to airborne particle emissions
Published in: 2017

A CFD study of a pin-on-disc tribometer setup focusing on airborne particle sampling efficiency

Author(s): Riva G., Wahlström J., Alemani M., Olofsson U.
Published in: 2017

A dyno bench sampling procedure for brake particle emission evaluation

Author(s): Alemani M., Perricone G., Valota G., Riccobono F., Ciotti A.
Published in: EuroBrake 2018 Conference Proceedings, 2018

The LowBraSys project: a journey towards a low environmental impact brake system

Author(s): Alemani, Mattia; Perricone, Guido; Valota, Giorgio; Giordano, Gianmarco; Müller, Sebastian; Morbach Marcus; Cerri, Walter; Grochowicz,Jaroslaw; Vogt, Rainer; Mathissen, Marcel.
Published in: EuroBrake 2019 Conference Proceedings, Issue Annual, 2019


Author(s): F. Riccobono (1), T. Grigoratos (1), G. Perricone (2), G. Straffellini (3), J. Wahlström (4) and the LOWBRASYS Consortium
Published in: 2016


Author(s): Yezhe Lyu, Jens Wahlström, Vlastimil Matjeka, and Anders Söderberg
Published in: 2017

Microscopic study of friction layer and the distribution of components in automotive brake pads

Author(s): Katerina Dedkova, Pavlina Peikertova, Tamara Wilhelmi, Marcus Morbach, Jana Kukutschova
Published in: 2016

A pin-on-disc tribometer study of disc brake contact pairs with respect to wear and airborne particle emissions

Author(s): Jens Wahlström, Yezhe Lyu, Vlastimil Matjeka, Anders Söderberg
Published in: Wear, Issue 384-385, 2017, Page(s) 124-130, ISSN 0043-1648
DOI: 10.1016/j.wear.2017.05.011

Contact Pressure and Sliding Velocity Maps of the Friction, Wear and Emission from a Low-Metallic/Cast-Iron Disc Brake Contact Pair

Author(s): J. Wahlström, V. Matejka, Y. Lyu, A. Söderberg
Published in: Tribology in Industry, Issue 39/4, 2017, Page(s) 460-470, ISSN 0354-8996
DOI: 10.24874/ti.2017.39.04.05

A Friction, Wear and Emission Tribometer Study of Non-Asbestos Organic Pins Sliding Against AlSiC MMC Discs

Author(s): Y. Lyu, J. Wahlström, M. Tu, U. Olofsson
Published in: Tribology in Industry, Issue 40/2, 2018, Page(s) 274-282, ISSN 0354-8996
DOI: 10.24874/ti.2018.40.02.11

Study of Brake Wear Particle Emissions: Impact of Braking and Cruising Conditions

Author(s): Ferdinand H. Farwick zum Hagen, Marcel Mathissen, Tomasz Grabiec, Tim Hennicke, Marc Rettig, Jaroslaw Grochowicz, Rainer Vogt, Thorsten Benter
Published in: Environmental Science & Technology, 2019, ISSN 0013-936X
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b07142

Simulation of Contact Area and Pressure Dependence of Initial Surface Roughness for Cermet-Coated Discs Used in Disc Brakes

Author(s): G. Riva, G. Perricone, J. Wahlström
Published in: Tribology in Industry, Issue 41/1, 2019, Page(s) 1-13, ISSN 0354-8996
DOI: 10.24874/ti.2019.41.01.01

Nanocomposite Kaolin/TiO 2 as a Possible Functional Filler in Automotive Brake Pads

Author(s): Kateřina Dědková, Marcus Morbach, Jakub Výravský, Kateřina Mamulová Kutláková, Kristina Čabanová, Miroslav Vaculík, Jana Kukutschová
Published in: Journal of Nanomaterials, Issue 2018, 2018, Page(s) 1-14, ISSN 1687-4110
DOI: 10.1155/2018/9780894

Characterization of airborne wear debris produced by brake pads pressed against HVOF-coated discs

Author(s): C. Menapace, A. Mancini, M. Federici, G. Straffelini, S. Gialanella
Published in: Friction, 2019, ISSN 2223-7690
DOI: 10.1007/s40544-019-0284-4

Pin-on-Disc Testing of Low-Metallic Friction Material Sliding Against HVOF Coated Cast Iron: Modelling of the Contact Temperature Evolution

Author(s): Matteo Federici, Giovanni Straffelini, Stefano Gialanella
Published in: Tribology Letters, Issue 65/4, 2017, ISSN 1023-8883
DOI: 10.1007/s11249-017-0904-y

Pin-on-disc study of a friction material dry sliding against HVOF coated discs at room temperature and 300 °C

Author(s): Matteo Federici, Cinzia Menapace, Alessandro Moscatelli, Stefano Gialanella, Giovanni Straffelini
Published in: Tribology International, Issue 115, 2017, Page(s) 89-99, ISSN 0301-679X
DOI: 10.1016/j.triboint.2017.05.030

Sliding Behaviour of Friction Material Against Cermet Coatings: Pin-on-Disc Study of the Running-in Stage

Author(s): Matteo Federici, Guido Perricone, Stefano Gialanella, Giovanni Straffelini
Published in: Tribology Letters, Issue 66/2, 2018, ISSN 1023-8883
DOI: 10.1007/s11249-018-1004-3

A Test Stand Study on the Volatile Emissions of a Passenger Car Brake Assembly

Author(s): Perricone, Matĕjka, Alemani, Wahlström, Olofsson
Published in: Atmosphere, Issue 10/5, 2019, Page(s) 263, ISSN 2073-4433
DOI: 10.3390/atmos10050263

A proposed driving cycle for brake emissions investigation for test stand

Author(s): Guido Perricone, Mattia Alemani, Jens Wahlström, Ulf Olofsson
Published in: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, Issue 2019, 2019, Page(s) 095440701984122, ISSN 0954-4070
DOI: 10.1177/0954407019841222

A Factorial Design to Numerically Study the Effects of Brake Pad Properties on Friction and Wear Emissions

Author(s): Jens Wahlström
Published in: Advances in Tribology, Issue 2016, 2016, Page(s) 1-10, ISSN 1687-5915
DOI: 10.1155/2016/8181260

Lowbrasys brake wear cycle - 3h LACT

Author(s): Mathissen, Marcel; Evans, Charles
Published in: 2019
DOI: 10.17632/4cgs6myx9d.1

Microscopic evaluation of chemical and morphological changes in automotive brake materials in relation to friction processes

Author(s): Kateřina Dědková
Published in: 2018