Publications from the Department of Engineering Mechanical, Industrial & Systems Engineering faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 1992

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Development of an automatic earring-post assembly system using an expert system approach, Biwu Yang, Philip Datseris, and Todd Archer

Design and analysis of a low profile micro-positioning stage, Renyi Yang and Musa Jouaneh

Quantitative evaluation of machinability in abrasive waterjet machining, Jiyue Zeng, Thomas J. Kim, and Robert J. Wallace

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Influence of prolonged thermal exposure on intergranular fatigue crack growth behavior in alloy 718 at 650 °C, D. Zheng and H. Ghonem

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Description of machine tool errors using screw coordinates, J. C. Ziegert, D. G. Olson, and P. Datseris

Submissions from 1991

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Numerical solution of convection-diffusion problems in irregular domains mapped onto a circle, Makoto Asaba, Yutaka Asako, Hiroshi Nakamura, and Mohammad Faghri

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Three-dimensional laminar natural convection in an inclined air slot with hexagonal honeycomb core, Y. Asako, H. Nakamura, Z. Chen, and M. Faghri

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Numerical analysis of two-dimensional transient freezing in a spheroidal capsule, Y. Asako, H. Nakamura, S. Toyoda, and M. Faghri

Three-dimensional natural convection in a vertical porous layer with a hexagonal honeycomb core, Yutaka Asako, Hiroshi Nakamura, Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi, and Mohammad Faghri

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Research program on the selection of materials and processes for component parts, G. Boothroyd, P. Dewhurst, and W. A. Knight

Entrance heat transfer correlation for air cooling of arrays of rectangular blocks, M. Faghri, A. Ray, S. Sridhar, and R. Schmidt

Frequency effects of fatigue crack growth behaviour in a near- alpha titanium alloy, H. Ghonem

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Frequency effects on fatigue crack growth behavior in a near-α titanium alloy, H. Ghonem and R. Foerch

Analysis of elevated temperature fatigue crack growth mechanisms in alloy 718, H. Ghonem, A. Pineau, and T. Nicholas

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PREDICTION OF FATIGUE CRACK GROWTH UNDER SINGLE OVERLOAD APPLICATION IN Ti‐6Al‐4V, H. Ghonem and M. Zeng

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OXIDATION‐ASSISTED FATIGUE CRACK GROWTH BEHAVIOR IN ALLOY 718‐PART I. QUANTITATIVE MODELING, H. Ghonem and D. Zheng

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Design for Manufacture Analysis: Early Estimates of Tool Costs for Sintered Parts, W. A. Knight

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Further experiments on transition to turbulence in constant-acceleration pipe flow, P. J. Lefebvre and F. M. White

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Application of fiber optic sensors to fracture mechanics problems, Nadarajah Narendran, Arun Shukla, and Stephen Letcher

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Determination of fracture parameters using embedded fiber-optic sensors, N. Narendran, A. Shukla, and S. V. Letcher

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Dynamic load transfer in virgin and damaged granular rock media, V. Prakash and A. Shukla

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Dynamic photoelastic studies of wave propagation in granular media, Arun Shukla

Effect of fiber-matrix interface on toughening mechanisms during dynamic fracture of fiber reinforced materials, Arun Shukla and Sanjeev K. Khanna

Investigation of surface roughness characterization using an ART2 neural network, N. Srinivasa and M. Jouaneh

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Automatic Generation of Product Disassembly Sequences, A. K. Subramani and P. Dewhurst

Effect of interface properties on the elastic response of unidirectional fiber composites, David G. Taggart and Jaychandar Muthu

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Elastic-plastic behavior of particle reinforced composites influence of residual stresses, D. G. Taggart and J. L. Bassani

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A knowledge engineer based on natural language understanding for an expert system: DOMES, B. Yang and P. Datseris

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An integrated system for design of mechanisms by an expert system—domes: Applications, B. Yang, P. Datseris, U. Datta, and J. Kowalski

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OXIDATION‐ASSISTED FATIGUE CRACK GROWTH BEHAVIOR IN ALLOY 718‐PART II. APPLICATIONS, D. Zheng and H. Ghonem

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Influence of singularity dominated zone for propagating cracks in finite size specimens, C. Y. Zhu, R. Chona, and A. Shukla

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Prediction of dynamic contact loads in granular assemblies, C. Y. Zhu, A. Shukla, and M. H. Sadd

Submissions from 1990

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Natural convection in a vertical heated tube attached to a thermally insulated chimney of a different diameter, Y. Asako, H. Nakamura, and M. Faghri

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Three-dimensional laminar natural convection in a vertical air slot with hexagonal honeycomb core, Y. Asako, H. Nakamura, and M. Faghri

Product design decisions anticipate robotic assembly, G. Boothroyd and P. Dewhurst

Frequency effects on fatigue crack growth behavior in a near-α titanium alloy, H. Ghonem and R. Foerch

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Trajectory Planning for Coordinated Motion of a Robot and a Positioning Table: Part 2—Optimal Trajectory Specification, Musa K. Jouaneh, David A. Dornfeld, and Masayoshi Tomizuka

Study of acoustic emission generation in sliding motion, Musa K. Jouaneh, Richard Lemaster, and Frank C. Beall

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Trajectory Planning for Coordinated Motion of a Robot and a Positioning Table: Part 1—Path Specification, Musa K. Jouaneh, Zhixiao Wang, and David A. Dornfeld

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Predicting particle capture in fibrous filters by a unified trajectory mapping approach, R. C. Lessmann, M. Faghri, A. Khan, and M. Zia

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Computer modeling of electrical enhancement in fibrous filters, N. Rao and M. Faghri

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Effect of stress field parameters on dynamic crack branching, A. Shukla, H. Nigam, and H. Zervas

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Wave propagation in porous media as a function of fluid saturation, A. Shukla and V. Prakash

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Experimental and computational modeling of wave propagation in granular materials, A. Shukla, M. H. Sadd, and H. Mei

Heat transfer behavior including thermal wake effects in forced air cooling of arrays of rectangular blocks, S. Sridhar, M. Faghri, R. C. Lessmann, and R. Schmidt

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Stress wave velocity in granular medium, Yi Xu and Arun Shukla

Development of a knowledge Engineer for mechanism design based on natural language understanding, B. Yang and P. Datseris

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An integrated system for design of mechanisms by an expert system—DOMES: theory, B. Yang, P. Datseris, U. Datta, and J. Kowalski

Simplified method for kinematic calibration of robots, J. Ziegert and P. Datseris

Submissions from 1989

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Three-dimensional laminar natural convection in a honeycomb enclosure with hexagonal end walls, Yutaka Asako, Hiroshi Nakamura, and Mohammad Faghri

Estimating the costs of printed circuit assemblies, Geoffrey Boothroyd, Winston Knight, and Peter Dewhurst

Statistical characterization of surface finish produced by a high pressure abrasive waterjet, C. D. Burnham and T. J. Kim

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Supporting Analyses for the Economic Assessment of Diecasting in Product Design, P. Dewhurst and C. Blum

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Determination of optimum processing conditions for injection moulding, P. Dewhurst and D. Kuppurajan

Preliminary experimental study of forced air-cooling of rectangular blocks encountered in electronic equipment, M. Faghri, R. C. Lessmann, S. Sridhar, R. Schmidt, and Y. Asako

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Experiments on transition to turbulence in a constant-acceleration pipe flow, P. J. Lefebvre and F. M. White

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Design for Assembly Analysis: Extraction of Geometric Features from a CAD System Data Base, Lourdes M. Rosario and Winston A. Knight

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Determination of stress intensity factor in orthotropic composite materials using strain gages, A. Shukla, B. D. Agarwal, and Bharat Bhushan

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A note of caution and apology, Frank M. White

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An integrated system for design of mechanisms by an expert system—DOMES, B. Yang, P. Datseris, Y. Wu, and U. Datta

Submissions from 1988

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Three-dimensional laminar heat transfer and fluid flow characteristics in the entrance region of a rhombic duct, Y. Asako and M. Faghri

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Three-dimensional heat transfer and fluid flow analysis of arrays of square blocks encountered in electronic equipment, Yutaka Asako and M. Faghri

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Computer-Aided Cold Forging Process Design: A Knowledge-Based System Approach to Forming Sequence Generation, P. Bariani and W. A. Knight

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Early cost estimating in product design, P. Dewhurst and G. Boothroyd

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Constant-probability crack growth curves, H. Ghonem

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Study of surface crack initiation due to biaxial compression/shear loading, H. Ghonem and J. Kalousek

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Inverse problem solutions via plate theory with applications to position and force sensing, P. P. Lin and P. Datseris

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Comparison of the techniques of transmitted caustics and photoelasticity as applied to fracture, H. Nigam and A. Shukla

Computer-aided analysis of three-fingered robot grippers, W. J. Palm, G. L. Field, and M. Reuber

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Computer modeling of aerosol filtration by fibrous filters, N. Rao and M. Faghri

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Transient waves in an elastic half space using a special boundary element method, J. M. Rice and M. H. Sadd

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Dynamic fracture studies on 7075-T6 aluminum and 4340 steel using strain gages and photoelastic coatings, A. Shukla, R. K. Agarwal, and H. Nigam

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Angular dependence of dynamic load transfer due to explosive loading in granular aggregate chains, A. Shukla, C. Y. Zhu, and M. Sadd

Development of an integrated expert system for kinematic design of mechanisms - applications, B. Yang, U. Datta, P. Datseris, and Y. Wu

Development of an integrated expert system for kinematic design of mechanisms - theory-1, B. Yang, U. Datta, P. Datseris, and Y. Wu

Development of an integrated expert system for kinematic design of mechanisms - theory-2, B. Yang, U. Datta, P. Datseris, and Y. Wu

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Heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics in a corrugated duct with rounded corners, Asako Yutaka, Nakamura Hiroshi, and Mohammad Faghri

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Developing laminar flow and heat transfer in the entrance region of regular polygonal ducts, Asako Yutaka, Nakamur Hiroshi, and Mohammad Faghri

BASIC CONSIDERATIONS FOR ROBOT CALIBRATION., J. Ziegert and P. Datseris

Submissions from 1987

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Finite-volume solutions for laminar flow and heat transfer in a corrugated duct, Y. Asako and M. Faghri

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Computer Aided Design of Multi-Stage Cold Forging Process: Load Peaks and Strain Distribution Evaluation, P. Bariani, E. Benuzzi, W. A. Knight, and F. Jovane

DESIGN FOR ASSEMBLY IN ACTION., P. Dewhurst and G. Boothroyd

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Numerical determination of heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics for a converging-diverging flow channel, M. Faghri and Y. Asako

PRELIMINARY PARAMETRIC STUDY OF THREE DIMENSIONAL FLOW FIELD MODELING TO PREDICT PRESSURE DROP IN FIBROUS FILTERS., M. Faghri, R. C. Lessmann, and C. White

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Numerical computation of flow and heat transfer in finned and unfinned tube banks, M. Faghri and N. Rao

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Experimental study of the constant-probability crack growth curves under constant amplitude loading, H. Ghonem and S. Dore

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An Investigation of the Insertability of Connectors in Printed Circuit Boards, L. S. Hu and P. Dewhurst

SURFACE FINISH CHARACTERIZATION IN MACHINING ADVANCED CERAMICS BY ABRASIVE WATERJET., D. C. Hunt, C. D. Burnham, and T. J. Kim

Surface finish characterization in machining advanced ceramics by abrasive waterjet., D. C. Hunt, C. D. Burnham, and T. J. Kim

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On training programs for design engineers in the use of finite element analysis, Martin H. Sadd and W. Donald Rolph

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Experimental investigation of wave velocity and dynamic contact stresses in an assembly of disks, A. Shukla and C. Damania

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Dynamic photoelastic study of crack-wave interaction in thick-walled rings, A. Shukla and H. P. Rossmanith

Submissions from 1986

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Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop Characteristics in a Converging-Diverging Duct: (Heat Transfer and Pressure Responses to Rounding of Peaks), Yutaka Asako, Hiroshi Nakamura, and Mohammad Faghri

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Integral skin friction prediction for turbulent separated flows, D. K. Das and F. M. White

COMPUTER ANALYSIS OF PRODUCT DESIGNS FOR ROBOT ASSEMBLY., P. Dewhurst and G. Boothroyd

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Periodic, fully developed, natural convection in a channel with corrugated confining walls, M. Faghri and Asako Yutaka

DESIGN OF MECHANISMS WHICH GENERATE STRAIGHT-LINE AND PARALLEL MOTION; ROBOT GRIPPER DESIGN APPLICATIONS., T. R. Helma and P. Datseris

PARAMETRIC STUDY OF ABRASIVE WATERJET PROCESSES BY PIERCING EXPERIMENT., D. C. Hunt, T. J. Kim, and J. G. Sylvia

ANALYSIS OF DEVELOPING TURBULENT FLOW BETWEEN A MOVING CYLINDER AND A CONCENTRIC TUBE., D. A. Kotlow and F. M. White

COMPARISON OF THE TECHNIQUES OF CAUSTIC AND PHOTOELASTICITY AS APPLIED TO FRACTURE., H. Nigam and A. Shukla