Publications of the group "Friction and Tribology"

Journal (reviewed)

  • Brase, M.; Binder, J.; Jonkeren, M.; Wangenheim, M. (2024): A Generalised Method for Friction Optimisation of Surface Textured Seals by Machine LearningLubricants 12 (1), 20
  • Berthold, R.; Burgner‑Kahrs, J.; Wangenheim, M.; Kahms, S. (2023): Investigating frictional contact behavior for soft material robot simulationsMeccanica (2023) 58:2165–2176
  • Heidelberger, J.A.; Wangenheim, M.; Wiese, K.; Wies, B.; Bederna, C. (2023): Target Conflict for Force Transmission in Lateral and Longitudinal Direction of Rotated Tread Block Samples on Different Road Surfaces (Dry, Wet, Snow, and Ice)Tire Science And Technology
  • Kahms, S.; Hindemith, M.; Wangenheim, M. (2023): Thermomechanical Modeling of Aircraft Tire-Runway Contact for Transient ManeuversTire Science and Technology, TSTCA, Vol. 51, No. 2, April-June
  • Wiese, M.; Berthold, R.; Wangenheim, M.; Raatz, A. (2023): Describing and Analyzing Mechanical Contact for Continuum Robots Using a Shooting-Based Cosserat Rod ImplementationIEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, VOL. 9, NO. 2
    DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2023.3346272
  • Hönecke, T.; Scharze, M.; Wangenheim, M.; Savov, P.; Windhagen, H. (2022): Noise exposure during robot-assisted total knee arthrosplastyArchives of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery
    DOI: 10.1007/s00402-022-04454-w
  • Hartung, F.; Garcia, M.A.; Berger, T.; Hindemith, M.; Wangenheim, M.; Kaliske, M. (2021): Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Tire Tread Wear on Block LevelLubricants, 9(12), 113
  • Hindemith, M.; Heidelberger, J.; Wangenheim, M. (2021): Investigation of the Influence of Snow Track Density on Tire Tread Block Traction by Experiments and Discrete Element Method SimulationTire Science and Technology
  • Runge, S.; Ignatyev, P.A.; Wangenheim, M.; Bederna, C.; Wies, B.; Wallaschek, J. (2021): Transient abrasion on a rubber sample due to highly dynamic contact conditionsWear
  • Zambrano, V., Brase, M., Hernández-Gascón, B., Wangenheim, M., Gracia, L.A., Viejo, I., Izquierdo, S., Valdés, J.R. (2021): A Digital Twin for Friction Prediction in Dynamic Rubber Applications with Surface TexturesLubricants 2021, 9(5), 57
  • Kahms, S.; Wangenheim, M. (2020): Experimental Investigation and Simulation of Aircraft Tire WearTire Science and Technology (2021) 49 (1): 55-74
  • Leenders, A.; Burgwitz, M.; Wangenheim, M. (2020): Dynamic Behavior of Fractional Viscoelastic Tire Tread Blocks on Different Ice SurfacesTire Science and Technology
  • Steinwolf, A., Wangenheim, M. and Wallaschek, J. (2019): On the use of non-Gaussian models for statistical description of road micro-surface profilesInt. J. Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp.260–274
    DOI: 10.1504/IJVSMT.2019.101551
  • Fricke, S.; Hager, C.; Solovyev, S.; Wangenheim, M.; Wallaschek, J. (2018): Influence of surface form deviations on friction in mixed lubricationTribology International, Volume 118, 491-499
  • Linke, T.; Wiese, K.; Wangenheim, M.; Wies, B.; Wallaschek, J. (2017): Investigation of Snow Milling Mechanics to Optimize Winter Tire TractionTire Science and Technology 45 (3), 162-174
    DOI: 10.2346/tire.17.450302
  • Rosu, I.; Elias-Birembaux, H.L.; Lebon, F.; Lind, H.; Wangenheim, M. (2016): Experimental and Numerical Simulation of the Dynamic Frictional Contact between Aircraft Tire Rubber and a Rough SurfaceLubricants: 4(3), 29
    DOI: 10.3390/lubricants4030029
  • Linke, T.; Wangenheim, M.; Lind, H.; Ripka, S. (2014): Experimental Friction and Temperature Investigation on Aircraft TiresTire Science and Technology: 42 (3), 116-144
    ISBN: ISSN (online): 0090-8657
  • Ripka, S.; Lind, H.; Wangenheim, M.; Wallaschek, J.; Wiese, K.; Wies, B. (2012): Investigation of Friction Mechanisms of Siped Tire Tread Blocks on Snowy and Icy SurfacesTire Science and Technology, TSTCA, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 1-24
  • Ripka, S.; Gäbel, G.; Wangenheim, M. (2009): Dynamics of a siped tire tread block – experiment and simulationTire Science and Technology, TSTCA, Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 323-339
  • Verheyde, B.; Rombouts, M.; Vanhulsel, A.; Havermans, D.; Meneve, J.; Wangenheim, M. (2009): Influence of surface treatment of elastomers on their frictional behaviour in sliding contactWear 266, Nr. 3/4, S. 468-475
    DOI: 10.1016/j.wear.2008.04.040

Conferences (reviewed)

  • Kiss, T.; Terstyanszky, G.; Arjun, R.; Sardesai, S.;Goertz, MD; Wangenheim, M. (2022): Supply Chain Simulation as a Service to Increase Adaption Capability in Manufacturing2022 Annual Modeling and Simulation Conference (ANNSIM)
  • Leenders, Arne; Kahms, Stephanie; Wangenheim, Matthias (2019): Contact of viscoelastic siped tyre tread blocks on gravel roadProceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (COMPDYN 2019)
    DOI: 10.7712/120117
    ISBN: 978-618-82844-8-7
  • Bothe, S.; Wangenheim, M. (2017): Application of a Multi-Scale Hysteresis Friction Model to Aircraft Tires During LandingProceedings International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition 2017, IMECE2017-71241
  • Burgwitz, M.; Bothe, S.; Wangenheim, M. (2017): Application of a Fractional Viscoelastic Material Model to Rubber in Comparison to a Linear ApproachProceedings ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE2017-71380
  • Zimmermann, M.; Wangenheim, M. (2016): Friction behaviour of surface textured elastomeric seals in pneumatic actuatorsProc. 23rd International Conference on Fluid Sealing, Manchester (UK)
  • Wangenheim, M.; Haupt, F.; Engelmann, S. (2015): Better Learning Success in Engineering MechanicsProc. of the ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE2015, Houston, Texas (USA)
  • Lind, H.; Wangenheim, M. (2014): A multi-scale approach for estimation of real contact area and frictional behavior of rubber sliding on rough surfacesProceedings of the 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, July 20-25, Barcelona, Spain
  • Lind, H.; Wangenheim, M. (2014): Prediction of contact area and frictional behaviour of rubber on rigid rough surfacesProc. of the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE2014, Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • Wangenheim, M. (2014): Directional Evaluation of Surface Topography Parameters and Dry FrictionProc. of the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE2014, Montréal, Québec (Canada)
  • Barillas, G.; Wangenheim, M.; Kinsch, P.; Jäckel, J. (2013): The T-Ring Principle: A Sophisticated Approach of Sealing DynamicallyProc. World Tribology Congress 2013, Torino, Italy, 8-13 September
  • Wangenheim, M.; Zimmermann, M.; Hermann, A. (2013): Model based surface topography design of pneumatic applications for improved friction propertiesProc. 22nd International Conference on Fluid Sealing, Düsseldorf
  • Zimmermann, M.; Hermann, A.; Wangenheim, M. (2013): Friction Model for the Counter Surface Design of Pneumatic Cylinder SealsProceedings World Tribology Congress, Turin, Italy
  • Wangenheim, M.; Hermann, A.; Zimmermann, M. (2012): The Effect of Counter Surface Topography on the Friction of Seals17th International Sealing Conference, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Zimmermann, M.; Hermann, A.; Wangenheim, M.; Grönefeld, P. (2012): Simulation-based Surface Modification for Reduction of Rubber Friction in Sealing Contacts of Pneumatic CylindersProceedings of the 26th International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies, pp. 229-237, Lyon (France)
  • Mihajlovic, S.; Groenefeld, P.; Wangenheim, M. (2009): Design of a new high-performance test rig for hydraulic seals20th International Conference on Fluid Sealing, S. 101-107, Bedfordshire
    ISBN: 978 1 85598 113 3
  • Tatzko, S.; Grönefeld, P.; Wangenheim,M. (2009): Application of LCP contact formulation on mechanical systems with nonrigid coupled unilateral contact points illustrated with a simple model of a windscreen wiperProceedings of the ASME 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition IMECE2009, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA
  • Wangenheim, M.; Ripka, S. (2009): Temperature investigations in tire/road contactProceedings of the ASME 2009 International Mechanical Engineering & Exposition, IMECE2009-11165 (Transportation Systems), Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA, pp. 1-10
    ISBN: 978-0-7918-3863-1
  • Wangenheim, M.; Kröger, M. (2008): Friction Phenomena on Microscale in Technical Contacts with RubberIn: Proceedings of the 9th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design Analysis (ESDA), Haifa (Israel), S. 1-7


  • Wangenheim, M. (2012): Untersuchungen zu Reibmechanismen an PneumatikdichtungenPZH-Verlag, Garbsen
    ISBN: 978-3-943104-63-9


  • Linke, T.; Wiese, K.; Wangenheim, M.; Wies, B.; Wallaschek, J. (2017): Ein neuer Laborprüfstand zur Bewertung von einzelnen Reifenprofil- klötzen16. Internationale VDI-Tagung Reifen-Fahrwerk-Fahrbahn 2017, S. 257–270
  • Wangenheim, M.; Hermann, A.; Zimmermann, M. (2012): The Effect of Counter Surface Topography on the Friction of SealsProceedings of the 17th International Sealing Conference, pp. 663-673, Stuttgart
  • Dobberstein, J.-H.; Wangenheim, M.; Schmerwitz, F.; Lind, H.; Wriggers, P.; Wies, B. (2011): Simulation of the friction of rubber compounds on real road surfacesProceedings 2nd International Conference on Computational Contact Mechanics, Hannover
  • Hermann, A.; Grönefeld, P., Wangenheim, M. (2010): Variation of counter surface parameters and their tribological input on pneumatic actuatorsISC, Internationale Dichtungstagung, 16. Frankfurt am Main : VDMA Fluidtechnik, S. 209-220
  • Hermann, A.; Wangenheim, M.; Grönefeld, P. (2010): Tribological Impact of Surface Modifications to Frictional Counterparts in Contact with TPU CompoundsProceedings of the 7th International Fluid Power Conference Aachen, S. 287-300
  • Grönefeld, P.; Tatzko, S.; Wangenheim, M. (2009): Sprag-Slip Simulation with a Modular Wiper ModelProceedings of the 7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, S. 293-294, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ripka, S.; Mihajlovic, S.; Wangenheim, M; Wallaschek, J.; Wiese, K.; Wies, B. (2009): Tread block mechanics on ice and snow surfaces studied with a new high speed linear friction test rig12. Int. Congress Reifen-Fahrwerk Fahrbahn, VDI-Berichte Nr. 2086, S. 239-254, Hannover
    ISBN: 978-3-18-092086-3
  • Ripka, S.; Wangenheim, M. (2009): Simulation of a siped tire tread block by Euler-Bernoulli beamsPAMM-Proc., Vol. 9, Applied Analysis, S.531-532
  • Wangenheim, M.; Kozma, M.; Mate, L. (2008): Friction behaviour of grease lubricated sealsISC: International Sealing Conference, 15. Frankfurt am Main: VDMA Fluidtechnik, pp. 281-291
  • Wangenheim, M.; Kröger, M. (2008): Avoidance of friction induced vibrations on sealsPAMM - Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Bremen, Germany
  • B. Verheyde; A. Vanhulsel; M. Rombouts; J. Meneve; E. Roman; L. Martinez; Y. Huttel; M. Wangenheim (2007): Surface treatment of elastomers to improve the tribological properties against metal counterbodiesProceeding ECOTRIB 2007, (Ljulbljana, Slovenia)
    ISBN: 978-961-902-548-2
  • Wangenheim, M.; Kröger, M.; Wallaschek, J. (2007): Vermeidung von reibungsselbsterregten Schwingungen an Systemen mit Dichtungen durch OberflächenbeschichtungenTagungsband VDI-Tagung: Nichtlineare Schwingungen, VDI-Berichte 2022, Kassel
    ISBN: 978-3-18-092022-1
  • Gutzeit, F.; Wangenheim, M.; Kröger, M. (2006): An Experimentally Validated Model for Unsteady Rolling Proceedings European Conference on Computational Mechanics ; 3 (Lisbon, Portugal)
    ISBN: 1-402-04994-3
  • Kröger, M.; Wangenheim, M.; Moldenhauer, P. (2005): Temperatureffekte auf das lokale Reibverhalten von Elastomeren im Gleit- und RollkontaktTagungsband VDI-Tagung Reifen-Fahrwerk-Fahrbahn. VDI-Berichte Düsseldorf, 1912
    ISBN: 3-18-091912-4
  • Sextro, W.; Moldenhauer, P.; Wangenheim, M.; Lindner, M.; Kröger, M. (2005): Contact Behaviour of a Sliding Rubber ElementLecture notes in applied and computational mechanics. - Berlin [u.a.] : Springer; 27
    ISBN: 3-540-31760-0


  • Wangenheim, M.; Lind, H.; Linke, T.; Lecking, D. (2016): Portable Friction TesterTire Technology International - Annual Review, pp. 64-66