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Examples of work-in-progress activity

  • Mechanical and microstructural characterization of super-alloys, light alloys and stainless steels produced with conventional methods and with additive manufacturing method.
  • Optimization of rolling parameters of beams and special profiles (track shoes).
  • Optimization of production cycle of wire rod for special applications.

Some scientific papers

  • Riccardo Gerosa, Davide Panzeri, Barbara Rivolta, Andrea Casaroli. Deep cryogenic treatment of AA7050: tensile response and corrosion susceptibility. Discover Materials; 2023; 3:2.
  • B. Rivolta, R. Gerosa, D. Panzeri, L. Piazza, L. Angelini, M. Bersani, N. Bolognani, A. Panzeri, A. Parimbelli and C. Sala. Influenza dell’invecchiamento sulla deformabilità di vergella laminata a caldo. La Metallurgia Italiana; 2023; 3; pp. 18-23
  • Andrea Casaroli, Marco Virginio Boniardi , Barbara Rivolta, Riccardo Gerosa and Francesco Iacoviello, Metallurgical Failure Analysis of Closed Water Circuit Containing Molybdate-Based Inhibitor, Metals 2023, 13, 723
  • Barbara Rivolta, Riccardo Gerosa, Davide Panzeri, Selective laser melted 316L stainless steel: Influence of surface and inner defects on fatigue behavior, International Journal of Fatigue 172 (2023) 107664
  • B. Rivolta, R. Gerosa, D. Panzeri, L. Piazza, L. Angelini, M. Alfonso, N. Bolognani, A. Panzeri, A. Parimbelli, C. Sala, Spheroidizing annealing of thermomechanically hot-rolled steel rods: influence of the prior microstructure on the mechanical characteristic and phase transformations, IRONMAKING & STEELMAKING (2022)
  • Barbara Rivolta, Riccardo Gerosa, Davide Panzeri, Lorenzo Piazza, Lorenzo Angelini, Nicola Bolognani, Attilio Panzeri, Andrea Parimbelli, Carlo Sala, Reverse aging of pearlitic carbon steel wire rod, IRONMAKING & STEELMAKING , (2022)
  • Barbara Rivolta, Marco Virginio Boniardi, Riccardo Gerosa, Andrea Casaroli, Davide Panzeri and Luıs Henrique Pizetta Zordao, Alloy 625 Forgings: Thermo-Metallurgical Model of Solution-Annealing Treatment, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, , (2022)
  • Andrea Casaroli, Marco Boniardi, Riccardo Gerosa and Barbara Rivolta, How to Use Metallurgical Analysis for Fire Investigation: The Case of AISI 316 Stainless Steel, Fire Technology volume 58, pages 2641–2660 (2022)
  • A. Casaroli, M. Boniardi, R. Gerosa, B. Rivolta, Metallurgical Analysis as a Useful Method for Fire Investigation: the Case of Galvanized Steel Sheets, Fire Technology, 2021
  • Concli F., Bonaiti L. , Gerosa R. ,Cortese L., Nalli F. ,Rosa F., Gorla C., Bending fatigue behavior of 17-4 PH gears produced by additive manufacturing, Applied Sciences (Switzerland), Vol. 11, 2021
  • Gerosa, Riccardo; Rivolta, Barbara; Gorla, Carlo; Concli, Franco, Cyclic behavior and fatigue resistance of AISI H11 and AISI H13 tool steels, ENGINEERING FAILURE ANALYSIS, Vol. 121, 2021
  • Rivolta, B.; Gerosa, R.; Tavasci, F., Heat treatment and impact toughness of the f55-grade steel, MATERIALS PERFORMANCE AND CHARACTERIZATION, Vol. 9, 2020
  • Rivolta, B.; Gerosa, R.; Sala, C.; Tavasci, F.; Angelini, L.; Bolognani, N.; Panzeri, A.; Parimbelli, A., Influence of prior microstructure on the mechanical and microstructural properties of C–Mn–B steel after spheroidizing annealing, IRONMAKING & STEELMAKING, Vol. 1, 2020
  • Rivolta, B.; Gerosa, R.; Tavasci, F., The dilatometric technique for studying sigma phase precipitation kinetics in F55 steel grade, JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY, Vol. 132, 2018
  • Baragetti Sergio, Gerosa Riccardo; Villa Francesco, Step loading corrosion fatigue testing of 7075-T6 WC/C coated specimens in air and methanol, ENGINEERING FRACTURE MECHANICS, Vol. 164, 2016
  • Ewa, Wäckelgård; Andreas, Mattsson; Ruben, Bartali; Gerosa, Riccardo; Gloria, Gottardi; Fredrik, Gustavsson; Nadhira, Laidani; Victor, Micheli; Daniel, Primetzhofer; Rivolta, Barbara, Development of W–SiO2 and Nb–TiO2 solar absorber coatings for combined heat and power systems at intermediate operation temperatures, SOLAR ENERGY MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS, Vol. 133, 2015
  • B. Rivolta; R. Gerosa; G. Silva; A. Tavasci; U. Engstrom, Wear performance of surface hardened PM steel from pre-alloyed powder, WEAR, Vol. 289, 2012
  • D. Firrao; P.Matteis; P.RussoSpena; R.Gerosa, Influence of the microstructure on fatigue and fracture toughness properties of large heat-treated mold steels, MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, Vol. 559, 2013
  • G. Silva; B. Rivolta; R. Gerosa; U. Derudi, Study of the SCC Behavior of 7075 Aluminum Alloy After One-Step Aging at 163 °C, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING AND PERFORMANCE, Vol.16, 2013
  • B. Rivolta; R. Gerosa, On the non-isothermal precipitation of copper-rich phase in 17-4 PH stainless steel using dilatometric techniques, JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY, Vol. 102, 2010
  • G. F. Bocchini; R. Gerosa; B. Rivolta: On the elastic properties of steam-treated P/M materials, POWDER METALLURGY, Vol. 53, 2010
  • R. GEROSA; B. RIVOLTA; A. TAVASCI; G. SILVA; A. BERGMARK, Crack initiation and propagation in Chromium pre-alloyed PM-steel under cyclic loading, ENGINEERING FRACTURE MECHANICS, Vol. 75, 2008
  • D. FIRRAO; P. MATTEIS; G. SCAVINO; G. UBERTALLI; M. G. IENCO; M. R. PINASCO; E. STAGNO; R. GEROSA; B. RIVOLTA; A. SILVESTRI; G. SILVA; A. GHIDINI, Relationships between tensile and fracture mechanics properties and fatigue properties of large plastic mould steel blocks, MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, VOL. 468-470, 2007