Research

The research conducted at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design is related to the manufacturing of new operational surfaces and materials for new products and processes. Faculty’s research teams are working in the areas of computer modelling of materials and constructions and their numerical analysis, they create innovative production processes and systems, develop systems and sports equipment catering for the needs of the disabled. The research carried out at the Faculty attempts to solve challenges of nuclear energy technology and the safe closing of power plants, and to improve the efficiency of thermoenergetic systems.

 

Research fields

  • Dynamics and energy efficiency investigations of vehicles with alternative fuels, electric and hybrid power-stations, dynamic models development and modelling;
  • Studies on the use of algae for the production of third generation biofuels.
  • Modelling, research and evaluation of clothing materials and their systems of exploitation;
  • Analysis and improvement of 3-dimensional products made of fibrous materials technology, creation of new technology;
  • The application of 3D virtual technology to the quality research of fibrous material products.
  • Creation of systems meeting the needs of the disabled;
  • Development of sports inventory (strain adjustment, no-balance trainers);
  • Measurement and analysis of human anthropometric parameters, muscle electric activity, dimensional movement.
  • Investigation of transport and passenger flows;
  • Creation of mobility models in the transport system, creation of models of interoperability between system vehicle/driver/environment;
  • Development and implementation of innovative engineering systems in transportation/logistics processes;
  • Intelligent transport systems/new movement (unmanned) and communication technology development and deployment.
  • Use of modern textile in ethno cultural textile research;
  • Virtual and real reconstruction of materials, sampling of ornaments characteristic to the Lithuanian culture;
  • Creation of data bases and their new implementation with today’s technology.
  • Development of new textile material constructions and their nano-structural coating;
  • Functional textile materials’ investigation, evaluation and prognosis of their qualities;
  • Creation of nano-thread material using electric spinning and its research
  • new generation multi and micro thread yarn creation and research;
  • Biomedical frames for textile engineering, antibacterial textile materials development and research;
  • Textile materials with implemented pharmaceutical medication development and research;
  • Nano-, micro- filter textile development and research.
  • Mechanical manufacturing processes’ computer modelling and numerical analysis;
  • Machine and construction reliability, investigation of malfunctioning causes.
  • Investigations of laser shooter training systems dynamics and their synthesis;
  • Investigations and applications of internal, external and rear ballistics of two related masses in artillery systems;
  • Development, research and installation of rocket technology.
  • Creation of polymer mixtures, polymer nanocomposites and bio composites, their mechanical behaviour investigation;
  • Forming of microstructures in photopolymer nanocomposites, searching for new formation methods, optical research on the operating mechanisms;
  • Recycling of polymer waste and research on the possibilities of their secondary uses;
  • Creation of super hydrophobic and antimicrobial polymer coating for medicinal purposes.
  • Modelling and evaluation of wood, its materials’ sorbic, mechanical and exploitation features;
  • Modification of wood surfaces;
  • Polymer materials and wood reciprocal interaction research;
  • Wood and its composites creation and research.
  • Mechanical systems’ vibration measurement using non-contact methods;
  • Mechanical, optical and other systems deformation measurement using non-contact methods;
  • High frequency vibration application for technological processes’ improvement;
  • Various surfaces’ research using optical microscope;
  • Computer-generated hologram creation, using 2D photographic bases;
  • Periodical microstructure diffractive effectiveness measurements and geometrical parameter evaluation.
  • Development of rotortronic machine malfunction prevention methods.
  • Stress analysis of composite and metal structures;
  • Mechanical testing of materials and constructions;
  • Development and research of multifunctional composite hard facings for extreme wear conditions;
  • Research of high performance structures and composite materials;
  • Application of advanced engineering methods for innovative structural solutions.
  • Water and liquid fuel heat and mass exchange in different transfer process conditions modelling and intensity definition in the context of phase transformation heat utilisation from wet smoke, pollution reduction and thermal technology improvement;
  • Modelling of fluid streams and heat transfer in the environment;
  • Modelling of fluid substances hydrodynamics, heat exchange, phase transformation and combustion processes in complex two-dimensional and three-dimensional systems.
  • Vibroacoustic monitoring systems and specialized hardware development and implementation;
  • Development and implementation of vibration diagnostic, monitoring strategies and methodologies;
  • Vibration monitoring of building structures and foundations, vibration measurements, cracks’ diagnostics;
  • Investigation of noise emitted by machinery and equipment;
  • Noise measurements in technical and in laboratory environment (accreditation certificate No. LA.01.051).
  • Centralised heat supply network’s perviousness and configuration optimisation;
  • Dual-phase stream heat exchanger development and investigation.
  • Investigations of vehicle structures;
  • Active and passive safety systems and means investigation, development and impact on traffic safety and exploitation.
 

Research groups

Research groups Led by
Materials engineering prof. Rimvydas Milašius
Experimental and computational mechanics assoc. prof. Paulius Griškevičius
Transport engineering assoc. prof.Vaidas Lukoševičius
Energy and thermal engineering assoc. prof. Robertas Poškas
Technologies of functional materials prof. Virginija Jankauskaitė
 

Research achievements and impact

Scientific achievements and impact

KTU Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design conducts research in the field of engineering (technological sciences). Defining feature of the Faculty is transdisciplinary approach to solving engineering issues through scientific research and studies. The areas of research conducted by the Faculty‘s researchers and scientists include various topics of mechanical engineering, vehicle engineering, energy and energetics technology and material engineering. The Faculty is also actively involved in various art and design practices.

Name/Surname Name of Disertation Scientific Supervisor Years
Zubauskienė, Donata Upholstery materials behavior evaluation method Prof. dr. Eugenija Strazdienė 2017
Rusinavičiūtė, Jolita An analysis of morphological, geometrical and mechanical indices of dogs‘ hair fibres and their influence on the properties of textile materials Doc. dr. Audronė Ragaišienė 2017
Kot, Liucina Development of spatial double-layer woven fabrics using lithuanian folk textile motifs and investigation of their properties Doc. dr. Eglė Kumpikaitė 2017
Bakanas, Ramūnas Holographic structures formation in light sensitive photopolymeric materials using pulsed laser and digital holography method Prof. dr. Virginija Jankauskaitė 2017
Poškas, Gintautas Modelling of the radiological contamination and dismantling process of the nuclear reactor technological systems Prof. habil dr. Gintautas Miliauskas 2017
Šakalys, Rokas

 

A study of the influence of high-frequency excitation on the quality of microstructures replicated by thermal imprint technologies

prof. habil dr. A. Palevičius 2017
Mačiukienė, Viktorija Development and research of device for magnetorheological fluids parameters setting Prof. dr. E. Dragašius 2016
Žukas, Tomas Effect of nanofillers on the structure and properties of orthopaedic carbon fibre reinforced poly(methyl methacrylate) composite” Prof. dr. Virginija Jankauskaitė 2016
Veličkienė, Asta Evaluation and forecasting of properties of terry fabrics woven from natural fibers Prof. dr. Salvinija Petrulytė 2016
Širvaitienė, Anne Investigation of the mechanical behavior of pre-tensioned vegetable fiber reinforced composites Prof. dr. Virginija Jankauskaitė 2016
Malašauskienė, Jolanta Statistical estimation of structure of web from electrospun nano- microfibres Prof. dr. Rimvydas Milašius 2016
Skrockienė, Vitalija Development and evaluation of secondary thermoplastic polyurethane/polycaprolactone blend and nanofiller composites Doc. dr. Kristina Žukienė 2015
Kuzė, Jovita Development of light sensitive nanocomposites and their use in microstructure formation Prof. dr. Virginija Jankauskaitė 2015
Mickevičienė, Agnė Investigation of functional properties of antibacterial treated plain plated knits Doc. dr. Daiva Mikučionienė 2015
Lekeckas, Kęstutis The influence of textile materials mechanical properties upon the virtualization of clothing Prof. dr. Eugenija Strazdienė 2015
Krikštanavičienė, Kira Development of biodegradable microfibres based by polyhydroxybutyrate-co-valerate and evaluation of their properties Prof. dr. Sigitas Stanys 2015
Dargienė, Jovita Image analysis method for the investigation of woven structure deformations Doc. dr.Jurgita Domskienė 2015
Audzevičiūtė, Inga Investigation and evaluation of deformations of woven and knitted fabrics and their filar systems Doc. dr. Milda Jucienė 2015
Paukštaitis, Linas Investigation of the thermal hydraulic interaction between the bodies of a different form and a fluid Prof. habil dr.Jonas Gylys 2015
Skvorčinskienė, Raminta Analysis of the second level boiling crisis processes on the spherical body Prof. habil dr.Jonas Gylys 2015
Kukis, Mindaugas Strength and stability analysis of cellular pressure vessels prof. habil. dr. A. Žiliukas. 2015
Tadžijevas, Artūras Dynamics and diagnostics of vertical rotors with nonlinear supports stiffness prof. habil. dr. V. Barzdaitis 2015
Venytė, Ingrida Investigation of the physical-mechanical parameters of braille dots and relief elements Prof. habil. dr. E. Kibirkštis 2015
Sadauskas, Edvardas Mutual part alignment using elastic vibrations Prof. habil. Dr. B. Bakšys 2015

Impact of technological solutions

In order to promote research conducted by the Faculty’s research groups to the global scientific community and society, the outcomes of scientific research and the newest findings are being introduced in international conferences in Lithuania and abroad (Mechanika, Materials Engineering, Mechatronic Systems and Materials, Transport Means, European Materials Research Society, International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics,International Baltic Conference of Engineering Materials & Tribology,International Conference on Vibration Measurements by Laser and Noncontact Techniques, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics International Conference, International Conference of DAAAM Baltic Industrial Engineering, International Conference on Composites Materials,Nano Today,Energy Materials Nanotechnology on Droplets,International Conference on Compressors and Coolants,Design Principles and Practices, 4D Designing Development, Developing Design).

Publications and their impact

The scientists and researchers of the Faculty publicise their research in top-level international scientific journals with high impact factor (Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (IF= 8.05), Carbon (IF=6,33), Pharmacological Research (IF=4,48), Polymers (IF=3,68); International Journal of Pharmaceutics (IF=3,64); International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (IF=3,45), Molecules (IF=2,98), Sensors (IF=2,96); Plasma Processes and Polymers (IF=2,84)).

Scientific events and their impact

The Faculty has been organising international conference Mechanics for the last 17 years. Conference includes presentations on cyclic strength of materials and structural elements, mechanical technologies, dynamics of machinery and systems, engineering materials and their application, and other imminent topics of the scientific field of mechanics.

International scientific conference Transport Means has been organised annually since 2003. Transport Engineering bachelor‘s and master’s students actively participate in transport engineering section of the annual conference Mechanical Engineering for young scientists.

Every three years (since 1990) international conference Materials Engineering organised by Baltic Materials Research Societies is taking place; it analyses the issues of powder metallurgy, founding, welding, tribology, engineering materials, new experimental equipment. Conference proceedings are published in the journal Materials Science, scientific journal published by KTU.

International conference Strength, Durability and Stability of Materials and Structures is being organised every four years.

Science laureates, awards and other achievements

In 2017 Professor Dr Rimvydas Milašius was elected to the study programme committee of the international European Master’s programme Advanced Textile Engineering E-TEAM at the University of Ghent (Belgium).

In 2015 Dr K. Buinevičius was awarded a Badge of Honor of a Lithuanian Energy Specialist.

In 2015 Dr E. Puida was awarded with the letter of appreciation from Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania Rokas Masiulis for scientific activities and significant contribution to the practical application of thermal technologies.

In 2015 Dr Lawrence Raslavičius was elected to represent Lithuania in the EU Framework programme’s Horizon 2020 Committee “Smart, Green and Integrated Transport”.

In 2009 Professor S. Kaušinis (with colleagues) became laureate of the Lithuanian Science Award.

In 2003 Professor V. Volkova and Professor Habil Dr V. Barzdaitis became Lithuanian Science Award Winners.

 

Research infrastructure and facilities

Faculty scientists create and develop mechatronic systems: non-standard packaging systems and environmentally friendly packaging; they work in the fields of biofuels and in energy research of various types of fuel, carry out thermoengineering analysis and optimisation of heat production and chain distribution companies. The research groups at the Faculty conduct vehicle movement (dynamics), energy and economic research, and engage in prediction modelling of traffic jam formation and development. The laboratories of the Faculty are perfectly equipped for technical production and technological systems design, for development of operational surfaces’ and materials for new products and processes. KTU Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design provides quick services of prototype manufacturing and testing, specialises in creating and installing vibroaccoustic surveillance systems and specialised equipment; takes part in product concept and design development. All provided services can be found HERE (nuoroda į APCIS.)

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Research projects

  • Additive Manufacturing of Continuous Fibres Reinforced Polymer Composite Materials for High Performance Structural Applications, 3D-CFRP, project4199, 2017–2019, Dr M. Rimašauskas
  • Biomaterials and Advanced Physical Techniques for Regenerative Cardiology and Neurology, CA16122, 2017–2020, Dr E. Adomavičiūtė
  • European Network of Bio adhesion Expertise: Fundamental Knowledge to Inspire Advanced Bonding Technologies (ENBA), CA15216, 2017–2020, Dr V. Jankauskaitė
  • Biomaterials and Advanced Physical Techniques for Regenerative Cardiology and Neurology, CA16122, 2017–2020, Dr E. Adomavičiūtė
  • Electrospun Nano-Fibres for Bio Inspired Composite Materials and Innovative Industrial Applications, MP1206, 2013–2017, Dr A. Ragaišienė,
  • New Generation Biomimetic and Customized Implants for Bone Engineering, MP1301, 2013–2017, Dr S. Stanys
  • Novel Structural Skins: Improving Sustainability and Efficiency through New Structural Textile Materials and Designs, TU1303, 2015-2017, Dr D. Mikučionienė
  • Development of Novel Optical Methods for Defectoscopy of Polymer Films for Polygraph and Packaging Manufacturing, 2012–2018, Habil Dr E. Kibirkštis
  • Development of 3D Micro structured and Collagen Scaffolds with Chondrogenic Cells and Their Translational Application for Cartilage Regeneration, 2015–2018, Dr Virginija Jankauskaitė

Research groups projects

  • Development and Analysis of New Type Micro resonator for Microelectromechanical Systems, 2015–2018, Dr Giedrius Janušas
  • Experimental missile: development and research (Raketa), 2017–2020, Habil Dr Algimantas Fedaravičius
  • Research and Development of Innovative Functional Nano/Micro Components for Micro Hydraulic Devices in Biomedicine, 2017–2020, Habil Dr Arvydas Palevičius
  • Smart Orthopaedic Supports to Encourage Activity of Elderly People (ORTOSMART), 2017–2019, Dr Daiva Mikučionienė

Institutional projects

 

Significant publications

Title
Adomavičiūtė, Erika; Baltušnikaitė-Guzaitienė, Julija; Juškaitė, Vaida; Žilius, Modestas; Briedis, Vitalis; Stanys, Sigitas. Formation and characterization of melt-spun polypropylene fibers with propolis for medical applications // Journal of the Textile Institute. Oxon: Taylor & Francis. 2017, vol. 108, iss. 00, p. [1-7].
Adomavičiūtė, Erika; Pupkevičiūtė, Solveiga; Juškaitė, Vaida; Žilius, Modestas; Stanys, Sigitas; Pavilonis, Alvydas; Briedis, Vitalis. Formation and investigation of electrospun PLA materials with propolis extracts and silver nanoparticles for biomedical applications // Journal of nanomaterials. New York: Hindawi. 2017, vol. 2017, article 8612819, p. 1-13.
Adomavičiūtė, Erika; Stanys, Sigitas; Žilius, Modestas; Juškaitė, Vaida; Pavilonis, Alvydas; Briedis, Vitalis. Formation and biopharmaceutical characterization of electrospun PVP mats with propolis and silver nanoparticles for fast releasing wound dressing // BioMed research international. New York, NY: Hindawi. ISSN: 2314-6133, 2016, vol. 2016, p. 1-11.
Bakanas, Ramūnas; Jankauskaitė, Virginija; Bulanovs, Andrejs; Zacharovas, Stanislovas; Vilkauskas, Andrius. Comparison of diffraction patterns exposed by pulsed and CW lasers on positive-tone photoresist // Applied optics. NW, Washington, DC: OSA Publishing. 2017, vol. 56, iss. 8, p. 2241-2249.
Bendikienė, Regita; Kavaliauskienė, Lina. The effect of plastic deformation rate on the wear performance of hardfaced coatings // Welding in the World. Berlin: Springer. 2017, vol. 00, iss. 00, p. [1-8].
Daunys, Mykolas; Dundulis, Romualdas; Kilikevičius, Sigitas; Česnavičius, Ramūnas. Analytical investigation and numerical simulation of the stress-strain state in mechanically heterogeneous welded joints with a single-V butt weld // Engineering failure analysis. Kidlington: Elsevier. 2016, vol. 62, p. 232-241.
Dundulis, Gintautas; Janulionis, Remigijus; Grybėnas, Albertas; Makarevičius, Vidas; Dundulis, Romualdas. Numerical and experimental investigation of low cycle fatigue behaviour in P91 steel // Engineering failure analysis. Kidlington: Elsevier. 2017, vol. 79, p. 285-295
Dzerkelis, Vytautas; Lukoševičius, Vaidas. Investigation of the deformations of the car’s roof elements after rollover // International journal of crashworthiness. Oxon: Taylor & Francis, 2016, vol. 21, iss. 6, p. 587-596.
Gylys, Jonas; Skvorčinskienė, Raminta; Paukštaitis, Linas; Gylys, Martynas; Adomavičius, Arvydas. Film boiling influence on the spherical body’s cooling in sub-cooled water // International journal of heat and mass transfer. Oxford: Elsevier, 2016, vol. 95, p. 709-719.
Jankauskaitė, Virginija; Vitkauskienė, Astra; Lazauskas, Algirdas; Baltrušaitis, Jonas; Prosyčevas, Igoris; Andrulevičius, Mindaugas. Bactericidal effect of graphene oxide/Cu/Ag nanoderivatives against Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus // International journal of pharmaceutics. Amsterdam: Elsevier. 2016, vol. 511, iss. 11, p. 90-97.
Janušas, Giedrius; Palevičius, Arvydas; Čekas, Elingas; Brunius, Alfredas. Development and analysis of electro-optical microresonator with low range natural frequency // Microsystem technologies. Berlin: Springer. 2017, vol. 23, iss. 00, p. [1-7].
Janušas, Giedrius; Ponelytė, Sigita; Brunius, Alfredas; Guobienė, Asta; Vilkauskas, Andrius; Palevičius, Arvydas. Influence of PZT coating thickness and electrical pole alignment on microresonator properties // Sensors. Basel: MDPI AG. 2016, vol. 16, iss. 11, article 1893, p. 1-9.
Kandrotaitė-Janutienė, Rasa; Baltušnikas, Arūnas. Investigation of plastic behavior of alloyed steel deformed during martensitic transformation // Strength of materials. New York: Springer Science+Business Media. 2016, vol. 48, iss. 5, p. 696-703.
Keršienė, Neringa; Raslavičius, Laurencas; Keršys, Artūras; Kažys, Rymantas Jonas; Žukauskas, Egidijus. Energo-mechanical evaluation of damage growth and fracture initiation in aviation composite structures // Polymer-plastics technology and engineering. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis. 2016, vol. 55, iss. 11, p. 1137-1144.
Kliaugaitė, Daina; Varžinskas, Visvaldas; Baikauskienė, Agnė; Miliūnas, Valdas. Greenhouse gas emission reduction in frozen food packaging // Environmental engineering and management journal. Iasi: Gh. Asachi Technical University of Iasi. 2016, vol. 15, iss. 00, p. 1-23.
Kumpikaitė, Eglė; Kot, Liucina; Tautkutė-Stankuvienė, Indrė. Double-layer fabrics with folk motives. Experimental and theoretical study of their characteristics // Fibres and textiles in Eastern Europe. Lodz: Institute of Biopolymers and Chemical Fibres. 2016, vol. 24, iss. 6(120), p. 100-108.
Laureckienė, Ginta; Milašius, Rimvydas. Influence of the straining level on the long-lasting relaxation behaviour of polyester yarns // Fibres and textiles in Eastern Europe. Lodz: Institute of Biopolymers and Chemical Fibres. 2016, vol. 24, iss. 1(115), p. 73-77.
Mačiulaitis, Justinas; Rekštytė, Sima; Ūsas, Arvydas; Jankauskaitė, Virginija; Gudas, Rimtautas; Malinauskas, Mangirdas; Mačiulaitis, Romaldas. Characterization of tissue engineered cartilage products: recent developments in advanced therapy // Pharmacological research. Amsterdam: Elsevier. 2016, vol. 113, pt. B, November, p. 823-832.
Mikučionienė, Daiva; Milašius, Rimvydas; Daugelavičius, Rimantas; Ragelienė, Lina; Venslauskaitė, Neringa; Ragaišienė, Audronė; Rukuižienė, Žaneta. Preliminary investigation into the antimicrobial activity of an electrospun polyamide nanofibrous web with micro particles of Baltic amber // Fibres and textiles in Eastern Europe. Lodz: Institute of Biopolymers and Chemical Fibres. 2016, vol. 24, iss. 5(119), p. 34-37.
Miliauskas, Gintautas; Maziukienė, Monika; Ramanauskas, V. Peculiarities of the transit phase transformation regime for water droplets that are slipping in humid gas // International journal of heat and mass transfer. Oxford: Pergamon-Elsevier Science. 2016, vol. 102, p. 302-314.
Palevičius, Arvydas; Janušas, Giedrius; Čekas, Elingas; Šakalys, Rokas. Analysis of the influence of high-frequency excitation into quality of the replicated microstructure // Experimental techniques. New York, NY: Springer. 2016, vol. 40, iss. 4, p. 1285-1296.
Petrulis, Donatas; Petravičius, Artūras; Petrulytė, Salvinija. The side effects of UV light stabilizer on properties of polypropylene based composite tape yarn // Journal of applied polymer science. Malden: Wiley. ISSN 0021-8995. 2017, vol. 134, iss. 2, article 44400, p. [1-7].
Petrulytė, Salvinija; Vankevičiūtė, Deimantė; Petrulis, Donatas. Characterization of structure and air permeability of aromatherapic terry textile // International journal of clothing science and technology. Bradford: Emerald. 2016, vol. 28, iss. 1, p. 2-17.
Ragaišienė, Audronė; Rusinavičiūtė, Jolita; Milašienė, Daiva; Ivanauskas, Remigijus. Comparison of selected chemical properties of fibres from different breeds of dogs and German Blackface Sheep // Fibres and textiles in Eastern Europe. Lodz: Institute of Biopolymers and Chemical Fibres. 2016, vol. 24, iss. 5(119), p. 21-28.
Raslavičius, Laurencas; Keršys, Artūras; Makaras, Rolandas. Management of hybrid powertrain dynamics and energy consumption for 2WD, 4WD, and HMMWV vehicles // Renewable and sustainable energy reviews. Oxford: Elsevier. 2017, vol. 68, p. 380-396.
Raslavičius, Laurencas; Bazaras, Liudas; Keršys, Artūras; Lukoševičius, Vaidas; Makaras, Rolandas; Eidukynas, Valdas. Assessment of bicycle–car accidents under four different types of collision // Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of engineering in medicine. London: SAGE Publications. 2017, vol. 231, iss. 3, p. 222-234.
Rusinavičiūtė, Jolita; Ragaišienė, Audronė; Biniaś, W.. Influence of the fiber origin on its structure and geometrical indices // Journal of natural fibers. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis. 2016, vol. 13, iss. 5, p. 585-596.
Salminen, Antti; Baskutis, Saulius; Petronis, Egidijus. Influence of welding modes on weldability of structural steel lap joints in laser welding // Journal of laser applications. Melville, NY: AIP Publishing. 2017, vol. 29, iss. 2, article 022419, p. [1-10].
Salmeia, Khalifah A.; Jovic, Milijana; Ragaišienė, Audronė; Rukuižienė, Žaneta; Milašius, Rimvydas; Mikučionienė, Daiva; Gaan, Sabyasachi. Flammability of cellulose-based fibers and the effect of structure of phosphorus compounds on their flame retardancy // Polymers. Basel: MDPI AG. ISSN: 2073-4360. 2016, vol. 8, iss. 8, article 293, p. 1-15.
Skrockienė, Vitalija; Žukienė, Kristina; Jankauskaitė, Virginija; Baltušnikas, Arūnas; Petraitienė, Stasė. Properties of mechanically recycled polycaprolactone-based thermoplastic polyurethane/polycaprolactone blends and their nanocomposites // Journal of elastomers and plastics. London: SAGE. 2016, Vol. 48, Iss. 3, p. 266-286.
Šakalys, Rokas; Janušas, Giedrius; Palevičius, Arvydas; Čekas, Elingas; Jūrėnas, Vytautas; Sodah, Amer. Microstructures replication using high frequency excitation // Microsystem technologies. Berlin: Springer. 2016, vol. 22, iss. 7, p. 1831-1843.
Vaitkus, Liutauras; Dagilis, Vytautas. Analysis of alternatives to high GWP refrigerants for eutectic refrigerating systems // International journal of refrigeration = Revue internationale du froid. Oxford: Elsevier. 2017, vol. 76, p. 160-169.

KTU Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design publishes scientific journal Mechanika (eng. Mechanics) (active link http://www.mechanika.ktu.lt/index.php/Mech) since 1995. In 2016 the journal’s impac factor was IF 0.382.

The journal‘s publications are listed in:

  1. Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI Web of Science)
  2. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  3. Elsevier data bases (Compendex, Fluidex, Scopus)
  4. The Institution of Engineering and Technology (INSPEC);
  5. EBSCO databases
  6. Russian Institute of Scientific and Technical Information (VINITI 
  7. British Library data base

International conference Mechanics‘2018

International scientific conference Vehicles‘2017

International scientific conference Materials engineering‘2017

National scientific conference Thermoengineering and Technology‘ 2018

Students‘ scientific conference Industrial Engineering‘2018

Contacts

Vice-Dean for Research Laurencas Raslavičius
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design

Studentų st. 56 – 141
LT-51424 Kaunas
Tel: +370 37 300402, +370 682 36656
Email: laurencas.raslavicius@ktu.lt

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