Saputra, E.

Contact:

Room: EDT 01, University of Diponegoro, Mechanical Engineering Department, Engineering

Design and Tribology, Tembalang, Semarang, 50275, Indonesia

Email: ekosaputro984@gmail.com

Telephone: +6281320455984

Education:

PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Surface Technology and Tribology (August 2012- Present).

University of Twente, The Netherlands.

Project title: “Prosthetic hip joint implants with superior tribological performance for the people of Indonesia”.

M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Design and Tribology

University of Diponegoro, Semarang, Indonesia (Sep.2010 – April 2012).

B.Sc.in Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Design and Tribology

University of Diponegoro, Semarang, Indonesia (Sep.2007 - April 2010).

Research interests:

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Finite element analysis.

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Design of hip joint implant.

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Prediction of the friction forces in hip joint implant.

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Prediction and reduction of the wear rate of the bearing surfaces.

Selected Publications:

1.

Saputra, E., Ismail, R., Jamari, J., and Anwar, I.B., 2012, “The Effect of Loading on the Contact Stress of UHMWPE Material for Artificial Hip Joint Bearing,” International Conference on Chemical and Material Engineering, Semarang, Indonesia. ISBN: 978-602-097-281-7.

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Syafa’at, I., Setiyana, B., Ismail, R., Saputra, E., Jamari, J., and Schipper, D.J., 2012, “Prediction of Sliding Wear of Artificial Rough Surfaces,” International Conference on Chemical and Material Engineering, Semarang, Indonesia. ISBN: 978-602-097-281-7.