Center for Tire Research
An NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center


Two CenTiRe funded projects completed this fall. Final reports and software deliverables from the projects were submitted to the Center and made available to all industry members via the Members Area of the Center’s website.

“CFD of air-related noise generation mechanisms at the tire/road interface”, Dr. Abhilash Chandy, University of Akron
* Prashanta Gautam Masters Thesis
* Final report
* Example model and result files

“Characterization and molecular modeling of filler-polymer interface”, Dr. Yalin Dong and Dr. Jiahua Zhu, University of Akron
* Final report
* Computer programs and instructions to create and run polymer-filler models developed during the project