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

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Submissions from 2011

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Response of E-glass/vinyl ester composite panels to underwater explosive loading: Effects of laminate modifications, James Leblanc and Arun Shukla

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Underwater explosive loading of curved composite plates: Experimental and computational comparisons, James LeBlanc and Arun Shukla

Underwater explosive loading of E-Glass / Vinyl Ester composite plates: Correlation of experiments and simulations, J. LeBlanc and A. Shukla

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A blocking-free microfluidic fluorescence heterogeneous immunoassay for point-of-care diagnostics, Peng Li, Alexander J. Sherry, Jairo A. Cortes, Constantine Anagnostopoulos, and Mohammad Faghri

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Investigation into the spall strength of cast iron, G. Plume and C. E. Rousseau

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Conductive nano-brush synthesized by physical grafting of conducting polymers on carbon nanotube, Kaushalkumar Purohit, Maureen Mirville, Sze C. Yang, Arun Shukla, and Vijaya B. Chalivendra

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Nonlinear smooth orthogonal decomposition of kinematic features of sawing reconstructs muscle fatigue evolution as indicated by electromyography, David B. Segala, Deanna H. Gates, Jonathan B. Dingwell, and David Chelidze

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Dynamic modelling of a single-axis belt-drive system, Klaus Sollmann and Musa Jouaneh

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Electro-mechanical response of carbon nanotube reinforced polymer composites, Venkat K. Vadlamani, Vijaya B. Chalivendra, Arun Shukla, and Sze Yang

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Evaluation of resistance measurement techniques in carbon black and carbon nano-tubes reinforced epoxy, Venkat K. Vadlamani, Vijaya B. Chalivendra, Arun Shukla, and Sze Yang

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Core deformation of sandwich composites under blast loading, Erheng Wang and Arun Shukla

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The blast response of sandwich composites with bi-axial in-plane compressive loading, Erheng Wang and Arun Shukla

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The blast response of sandwich composites with in-plane pre-loading, Erheng Wang and Arun Shukla

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Analytical and experimental study on the fluid structure interaction during air blast loading, Erheng Wang, Jefferson Townsend Wright, and Aun Shukla

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The impulse imparted upon monolithic metal plates due to blast loading, Jefferson Wright, Erheng Wang, and Arun Shukla

Submissions from 2010

Design of an irradiated sample transport and shielded depository, Michael Audette, Charlie Hanley, Daniel McCleary, Kevin Plourde, James Leuzarder, and Bahram Nassersharif

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Heterogeneous detection of PCR-amplified intimin gene from E. coliO157:H7 via PDMS microfluidic chip, Hong Chen, Assem Abolmaaty, Peng Li, Constantina Anagnostopoulos, Stefan Dübel, and Mohammad Faghri

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Measurement of burst pressure of capillary burst valve, Hong Chen, Toru Yamada, and Mohammad Faghri

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A planar labyrinth micromixer, Jeremy T. Cogswell, Peng Li, and Mohammad Faghri

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A multifunction and bidirectional valve-less rectification micropump based on bifurcation geometry, Ahmed Fadl, Stefanie Demming, Zongqin Zhang, Stephanus Büttgenbach, Mannfred Krafczyk, and Donna M.L. Meyer

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A valve-less rectification minipump based on dynamic rectifying geometries, Ahmed Fadl, Stefanie Demming, Zongqin Zhang, Stephanus Büttgenbach, Mannfred Krafczyk, and Donna M.L. Meyer

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A multifunctional microfluidic device based on bifurcation geometry, Ahmed Fadl, Stefanie Demming, Zongqin Zhang, Björn Hoxhold, Stephanus Büttgenbach, Mannfred Krafczyk, and Donna M.L. Meyer

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The effect of material properties on the efficiency of valve-less rectification micropumps, Ahmed Fadl, Stefanie Demming, Zongqin Zhang, Björn Hoxhold, Stephanus Büttgenbach, Mannfred Krafczyk, and Donna M.L. Meyer

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A new fatigue testing apparatus model and parameter identification, Michael Falco, Ming Liu, and David Chelidze

Blast performance of sandwich composites with functionally graded core, Nate Gardner and Arun Shukla

The blast response of sandwich composites with a functionally graded core and polyurea interlayer, Nate Gardner and Arun Shukla

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Microstructure and fatigue crack growth mechanisms in high temperature titanium alloys, Hamouda Ghonem

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Experimental investigations of laminar, transitional to turbulent gas flow in a micro-channel, Chungpyo Hong, Toru Yamada, Yutaka Asako, Mohammad Faghri, Koichi Suzuki, and Ichiro Ueno

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System dynamics experimentation at home, Musa K. Jouaneh and William J. Palm

System dynamics and control take-home experiments, Musa Jouaneh and William Palm

Effect of temperature and crack tip velocity on the crack growth in functionally graded materials, Addis Kidane, Vijaya B. Chalivendra, and Arun Shukla

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Thermo-mechanical stress fields and strain energy associated with a mixed-mode propagating crack, Addis Kidane, Vijaya B. Chalivendra, and Arun Shukla

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Mixed-mode dynamic crack propagation in graded materials under thermo-mechanical loading, Addis Kidane, Vijaya B. Chalivendra, Arun Shukla, and Ravi Chona

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Quasi-static and dynamic fracture initiation toughness of Ti/TiB layered functionally graded material under thermo-mechanical loading, Addis Kidane and Arun Shukla

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Identifying invariant manifold using phase space warping and stochastic interrogation, Joe Kuehl and David Chelidze

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Non-orthogonal transformation of irregular geometry for particle based simulation, Anurag Kumar, Eiyad Abu-Nada, Toru Yamada, Yutako Asako, and Mohammad Faghri

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Multi-scale particle simulation of red blood cell in microcirculation, Anurag Kumar, Toru Yamada, and Mohammad Faghri

Blast loading response of glass panels, Puneet Kumar and Arun Shukla

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Dynamic response and damage evolution in composite materials subjected to underwater explosive loading: An experimental and computational study, James LeBlanc and Arun Shukla

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Fluorescence amplification using biospecific nanoparticle conjugates as labels in microfluidic heterogeneous immunoassays, Peng Li, Hong Chen, Constantine Anagnostopoulos, and Mohammad Faghri

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A blocking-free microfluidic fluorescence heterogeneous immunoassay for quantitative detection of human C-reactive protein, Peng Li, Radha Narayanan, Alex J. Sherry, Jairo A. Cortes, Andrew Marchesseault, Constantine Anagnostopoulos, and Mohammad Faghri

A complementary paradigm in the era of nuclear engineering education renaissance, Bahram Nassersharif

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Minimizing defects between adjacent foils in ultrasonically consolidated parts, J. O. Obielodan, G. D. Janaki Ram, B. E. Stucker, and D. G. Taggart

Experimental fracture mechanics of functionally graded materials: An overview of optical investigations, C. E. Rousseau, V. B. Chalivendra, H. V. Tippur, and A. Shukla

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Experimental Fracture Mechanics of Functionally Graded Materials: An Overview of Optical Investigations, C. E. Rousseau, V. B. Chalivendra, H. V. Tippur, and A. Shukla

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Some simple Cartesian solutions to plane non-homogeneous elasticity problems, Martin H. Sadd

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Dynamical analysis of sawing motion tracks muscle fatigue evolution, David B. Segala, David Chelidze, Deanna Gates, and Jonathan Dingwell

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Linear and nonlinear smooth orthogonal decomposition to reconstruct local fatigue dynamics: A comparison, David B. Segala, David Chelidze, Deanna Gates, and Jonathan Dingwell

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Tracking muscle fatigue markers through nonlinear and multivariate analysis of motion kinematics, David B. Segala, David Chelidze, Jeffrey M. Schiffman, Deanna Gates, and Jonathan Dingwell

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Dynamic failure of materials and structures, Arun Shukla, Guruswami Ravichandran, and Yapa D.S. Rajapakse

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Dynamic modeling of a two-axis, parallel, H-frame-type XY positioning system, Klaus S. Sollmann, Musa K. Jouaneh, and David Lavender

Studying the tailgating issue in Rhode Island and its treatment, Miao Song and Jyh Hone Wang

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Modeling of micro/nano particle separation in microchannels with field-flow fractionation, Minghao Song, Hongwei Sun, Majid Charmchi, Pengtao Wang, Zongqin Zhang, and Mohammad Faghri

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Application of the PMR topology optimization scheme to dual material structures, David G. Taggart, Denis Jahns, Arun Nair, and Peter Dewhurst

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Development and validation of a numerical topology optimization scheme for two and three dimensional structures, D. G. Taggart and P. Dewhurst

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Failure of polymer-based sandwich composites under shock loading, Srinivasan Arjun Tekalur and Arun Shukla

Electro-mechanical response of carbon nanotube reinforced polymer composites, Venkat K. Vadlamani, Vijaya B. Chalivendra, Arun Shukla, and Sze Yang

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Analytical and experimental evaluation of energies during shock wave loading, Erheng Wang and Arun Shukla

Core deformation of sandwich composites under blast loading, Erheng Wang and Arun Shukla

The blast response of sandwich composites with in-plane pre-loading, Erheng Wang and Arun Shukla

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Performance of pre-stressed sandwich composites subjected to shock wave loading, E. Wang and A. Shukla

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Three dimensional simulation of dynamics and deformation of red blood cells in capillary flow, Toru Yamada, Anurag Kumar, Yutaka Asako, and Mohammad Faghri

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Oscillatory streaming flow based mini/microheat pipe technology, Z. Zhang, C. Liu, A. Fadl, D. M.L. Meyer, M. Krafczyk, and H. Sun

Submissions from 2009

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Sequencing unreliable jobs on parallel machines, Alessandro Agnetis, Paolo Detti, Marco Pranzo, and Manbir S. Sodhi

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A general boundary approach to the construction of Michell truss structures, P. Dewhurst, N. Fang, and S. Srithongchai

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Three-dimensional cylindrical truss structures: A case study for topological optimization, P. Dewhurst, D. G. Taggart, R. B. Waterman, and S. Heinemann

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The effect of the microfluidic diodicity on the efficiency of valve-less rectification micropumps using Lattice Boltzmann Method, Ahmed Fadl, Zongqin Zhang, Sebastian Geller, Jonas Tölke, Manfred Krafczyk, and Donna Meyer

Development of a microfluidic fluorescence immunosensor for point-of-care diagnostics, Mohammad Faghri and Peng Li

Blast performance of sandwich composites with discretely layered core, Nate Gardner and Arun Shukla

An experimental investigation of the blast resistance of sandwich composites with a stepwise graded core, N. Gardner, E. Wang, and A. Shukla

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A visual interactive optimisation tool for analysing alternate locations for petroleum distribution facilities: Towards building an intelligent Decision-Support System, Pejman Hassanzadeh, Manbir Sodhi, and Vaidyanathan Jayaraman

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Poiseuille number correlations for gas slip flow in micro-tubes, Chungpyo Hong, Yutaka Asako, Mohammad Faghri, and Jae Heon Lee

System dynamics take-home laboratory kits, Musa Jouaneh and William Palm

Dynamic fracture initiation toughness of Ti/TiB FGM under thermo-mechanical loading, Addis Kidane and Arun Shukla

Static and dynamic constitutive behavior and fracture of titanium based FGM under thermo-mechanical loading, Addis Kidane and Arun Shukla

Intergranular fatigue crack growth in P/M superalloy material at elevated temperatures, S. Kirchhoff, K. Maciejewski, and H. Ghonem

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Invariant manifold detection from phase space trajectories, Joe Kuehl and David Chelidze

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From dissipative particle dynamics scales to physical scales: A coarse-graining study for water flow in microchannel, Anurag Kumar, Yutaka Asako, Eiyad Abu-Nada, Manfred Krafczyk, and Mohammad Faghri

Capability analysis of double-point incremental forming of AA5052 sheet metal parts, Onuma Lasunon and Winston Knight

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Development of an ultrafast quantitative heterogeneous immunoassay on pre-functionalized poly(dimethylsiloxane) microfluidic chips for the next-generation immunosensors, Peng Li, Assem Abolmaaty, Christine D'Amore, Stefanie Demming, Constantine Anagnostopoulos, and Mohammad Faghri

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Performance of gas-to-gas micro-heat exchangers, J. Miwa, Y. Asako, C. Hong, and M. Faghri

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Simulation of random tool lives in metal cutting on a flexible machine, Martin Nol, Bernard F. Lamond, and Manbir S. Sodhi

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Basic Control Systems Design, William J. Palm

Silicon micromachined Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) printhead with integral deflection and guttering, H. V. Panchawagh, C. N. Anagnostopoulos, A. G. Lopez, K. Vaeth, and G. A. Hawkins

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Dynamic path selection along branched faults: Experiments involving sub‐Rayleigh and supershear ruptures, Carl-Ernst Rousseau and Ares J. Rosakis

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Nonlinear analysis of gait kinematics to track changes in oxygen consumption in prolonged load carriage walking: A pilot study, Jeffrey M. Schiffman, David Chelidze, Albert Adams, David B. Segala, and Leif Hasselquist

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Dynamical analysis of sawing motion tracks muscle fatigue evolution, David B. Segala, David Chelidze, Deanna Gates, and Jonathan Dingwell

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Experimental studies on the performance of novel layered materials under highly dynamic loads, Arun Shukla

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Performance of novel composites and sandwich structures under blast loading, Arun Shukla, Srinivasan Arjun Tekalur, Nate Gardner, Matt Jackson, and Erheng Wang

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Slow-time changes in human EMG muscle fatigue states are fully represented in movement kinematics, Miao Song, David B. Segala, Jonathan B. Dingwell, and David Chelidze

Failure behavior and energy absorption of sandwich composites under dynamic loading, S. A. Tekalur, E. Wang, M. Jackson, and A. Shukla

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Shock loading response of sandwich panels with 3-D woven E-glass composite skins and stitched foam core, Srinivasan Arjun Arjun Tekalur, Alexander E. Bogdanovich, and Arun Shukla

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Finite element simulations of dynamic shear rupture experiments and dynamic path selection along kinked and branched faults, Elizabeth L. Templeton, Aurélie Baudet, Harsha S. Bhat, Renata Dmowska, James R. Rice, Ares J. Rosakis, and Carl-Ernst Rousseau

Experimental study on the performance of sandwich composites with stepwise graded cores subjected to a shock wave loading, Erheng Wang, Nate Gardner, and Arun Shukla

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The blast resistance of sandwich composites with stepwise graded cores, Erheng Wang, Nate Gardner, and Arun Shukla

Evaluation of incident, reflected and deformation energies during blast experiments, Erheng Wang and Arun Shukla

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Nonlinear contol of a belt driven two-axis positioning system, A. Zaki, K. Sollmann, M. Jouaneh, and E. Anderson

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Fluid streaming in micro/minibifurcating networks, Z. Zhang, A. Fadl, C. Liu, D. M.L. Meyer, and M. Krafczyk

Submissions from 2008

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Robotic fueling system, Michael K. Andrews, Craig Thompson, Eric Warner, and Musa Jouaneh

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Designing the product development process, Amanda Bligh and Manbir Sodhi