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

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Submissions from 2005

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An investigaton of minimum-weight dual-material symmetrically loaded wheels and torsion arms, Peter Dewhurst and Sriruk Srithongchai

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Stress intensity factor and crack velocity relationship for polyester/TiO2 nanocomposites, V. M.F. Évora, N. Jain, and A. Shukla

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Slip-line modeling of built-up edge formation in machining, N. Fang and P. Dewhurst

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Numerical solution of melting in side-heated rectangular enclosure under electromagnetically simulated low gravity, Eduardo Gonçalves, Mohammad Faghri, Yutaka Asako, and Majid Charmchi

Experimental and analytical evaluation of mixed mode fracture in graded multifunctional materials, Nitesh Jain and Arun Shukla

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Computational analysis of heat transfer enchancement in square ducts with V-shaped ribs: Turbine blade cooling, Rongguang Jia, Bengt Sundén, and M. Faghri

A study of learning styles and team performance, Musa K. Jouaneh

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Minimization of airtime in cutting and welding applications, Oliver Koenig and Musa Jouaneh

Flow variance method for damage identification, Ming Liu and David Chelidze

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Flow variance method for damage identification, Ming Liu and David Chelidze

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Local flow variation method for damage identification, Ming Liu and David Chelidze

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Integrated design analysis for product simplification, G. Lucchetta, P. F. Bariani, and W. A. Knight

Convergence of a genetic algorithm for estimating cardiac material properties, Arun U. Nair, David G. Taggart, and Frederick J. Vetter

Material parameter optimization for three-dimensional rabbit heart, Arun U. Nair, David G. Taggart, and Frederick J. Vetter

Dynamic failure of weak complex interfaces, Carl Ernst Rousseau and Ares J. Rosakis

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Elasticity, Martin H. Sadd

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A comparison of micro-mechanical modeling of asphalt materials using finite elements and doublet mechanics, Martin H. Sadd and Qingli Dai

Influence of environment, loading frequency and temperature on fatigue crack growth mechanisms in titanium lamellar microstructures, C. Sarrazin-Baudoux, F. Sansoz, and H. Ghonem

Design of a dimpled femoral head in total hip replacements using elastohydrodynamic lubrication theory, Narendra Sharma and Donna Meyer

Transient effects in elastodynamic fracture of graded materials, A. Shukla and N. Jain

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On-road eye movement tracking-glance analysis of dynamic scenes, Manbir S. Sodhi

Blast load effects on damage behavior and failure patterns in composites, Arjun Tekalur and Arun Shukla

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Phase Change in a Three-Dimensional Rectangular Cavity Under Electromagnetically Simulated Low Gravity: Top Wall Heating With an Unfixed Material, Douglas L. Veilleux, Eduardo Gonçalves, Mohammad Faghri, Yutaka Asako, and M. Charmchi

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Phase change in a three-dimensional rectangular cavity under electromagnetically simulated low-gravity: Side wall heating, Douglas L. Veilleux, Eduardo Gonçalves, Mohammad Faghri, Yutaka Asako, and Majid Charmchi

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Assessing message display formats of portable variable message signs, Jyh Hone Wang and Yong Cao

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Study of the interface issues between motorists and intelligent highway system through variable message signs, Jyh Hone Wang and Yong Cao

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Experimental and numerical investigation of melting in the presence of a magnetic field -simulation of low gravity environment, H. Zhang, H. Sun, M. Charmchi, D. Veilleux, and M. Faghri

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MRI guided 3D mesh generation and registration for biological modeling, James Qingyang Zhang, John M. Sullivan, Hamid Ghadyani, and Donna M. Meyer

A new method for vibration modal analysis, Wenliang Zhou and David Chelidze

Submissions from 2004

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Light activated position sensing array for persons with disabilities, Frank Breau, Brent Marsden, Jebediah McCluskey, R. John Ellwood, Jenna Lewis, Toby Johnson, Ying Sun, Musa Jouaneh, and Robert Comerford

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Solidification and melting of gallium in the presence of a magnetic field -Experimental simulation of low gravity environment, M. Charmchi, H. Zhang, W. Li, and M. Faghri

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Identifying multidimensional damage in a hierarchical dynamical system, David Chelidze

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A dynamical systems approach to failure prognosis, David Chelidze and Joseph P. Cusumano

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Parametric model study of microstructure effects on damage behavior of asphalt samples, Qingli Dai and Martin H. Sadd

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Performance improvement of 3-D inspection process, Deepak Giri and Musa Jouaneh

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Error sources in a 3-D reverse engineering process, Deepak Giri, Musa Jouaneh, and Brent Stucker

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Numerical solution of melting processes for unfixed phase-change material in the presence of electromagnetically simulated low gravity, Eduardo Gonçalves, M. Faghri, Y. Asako, and M. Charmchi

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Crack-tip stress fields in functionally graded materials with linearly varying properties, N. Jain, C. E. Rousseau, and A. Shukla

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Displacements, strains and stresses associated with propagating cracks in materials with continuously varying properties, N. Jain and A. Shukla

Assistive technology devices: A multidisciplinary course, Musa Jouaneh, Ying Sun, and Robert Comerford

Fluid mechanics: Fluid statics, Frank Kreith, Stanely A. Berger, Stuart W. Churchill, J. Paul Tullis, Blake P. Tullis, Frank M. White, Ajay Kumar, Jessica Todd, John C. Chen, Thomas F. Irvine, Massimo Capobianchi, Francis E. Kennedy, E. Richard Booser, Donald F. Wilcock, Robert F. Boehm, Rolf D. Reitz, Jungho Kim, Alan T. McDonald, Sherif A. Sherif, and Bharat Bhushan

Light-guided environmental control device, Brent David Marsden, Frank Breau, R. John Ellwood, Toby Johnson, Jenna Lewis, Jebediah McCluskey, Ying Sun, Musa Jouaneh, and Robert Comerford

Polyethylene wear debris from hip simulator fluid captured and separated using bio-ferrography, Donna M. Meyer, Nevan C. Hanumara, Adam Tillinghast, and Ana Franco

Community based recycling and collection models, Natalie Mohanty and Manbir Sodhi

Use of a genetic algorithm for determining material parameters in ventricular myocardium, Arun U. Nair, David G. Taggart, and Frederick J. Vetter

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Design and characterization of a precision fluid dispensing valve, B. Nguon and M. Jouaneh

Model-based selective micro melting for surface roughness improvement, X. Qu, M. Sodhi, and V. Maier-Speredelozzi

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Microstructural simulation of asphalt materials: Modeling and experimental studies, Martin H. Sadd, Qingli Dai, Venkitanarayanan Parameswaran, and Arun Shukla

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Ductility exhaustion mechanisms in thermally exposed thin sheets of a near-β titanium alloy, F. Sansoz, M. Almesallmy, and H. Ghonem

Practical fracture mechanics in design: Second edition, revised and expanded, Arun Shukla

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Dynamic damage growth in particle reinforced graded materials, Arun Shukla and Nitesh Jain

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Pullout behavior of polypropylene fibers from cementitious matrix, Sehaj Singh, Arun Shukla, and Richard Brown

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Acoustic properties of cenosphere reinforced cement and asphalt concrete, Vikrant Tiwari, Arun Shukla, and Arijit Bose

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Effect of compressibility on heat transfer in microchannels, Stephen E. Turner, Yutaka Asako, and Mohammad Faghri

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Phase change in a three-dimensional rectangular cavity under electromagnetically simulated low gravity: Side wall heating, Douglas L. Veilleux, Eduardo Gonçalves, Mohammad Faghri, Yutaka Asako, and M. Charmchi

Submissions from 2003

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Effect of compressibility on gaseous flows in micro-channels, Yutaka Asako, Tianqi Pi, Stephen E. Turner, and Mohammad Faghri

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Uptake and loss of water in a cenosphere-concrete composite material, Nikhil Barbare, Arun Shukla, and Arijit Bose

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Processing and mechanical characterization of lightweight polyurethane composites, V. B. Chalivendra, A. Shukla, A. Bose, and V. Parameswaran

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Quasi-static stress fields for a crack inclined to the property gradation in functionally graded materials, V. B. Chalivendra, A. Shukla, and V. Parameswaran

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Dynamical systems approach to material damage diagnosis, David Chelidze

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Multidimensional hidden slow variable tracking in a hierarchical dynamical system, David Chelidze

Finite Element Techniques for Modeling Sandwich Composites Subjected to a Transverse Distributed Load per ASTM-D6416, Robert F. Doleski, Stephen J. Plunkett, Robert W. Klein, and David Taggart

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Fabrication, characterization, and dynamic behavior of polyester/TiO2 nanocomposites, Victor M.F. Evora and Arun Shukla

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Numerical solution of melting in side-heated rectangular enclosure under electromagnetically simulated low gravity, Eduardo Gonçalves, M. Faghri, Y. Asako, and M. Charmchi

A new approach to teaching a mechanical systems design course, Musa Jouaneh

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Watch out, tiger woods!, Musa Jouaneh and Paul Carnevale

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Modeling of flexure-hinge type lever mechanisms, Musa Jouaneh and Renyi Yang

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Development of a course on product design for environment, Winston A. Knight

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Reynolds equation for spherical bearings, Donna Meyer

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3-D Model of a Total Hip Replacement In Vivo Providing Hydrodynamic Pressure and Film Thickness for Walking and Bicycling, Donna M. Meyer and John A. Tichy

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Using strain gages to investigate subsonic dynamic interfacial fracture in an isotropic-isotropic bimaterial, Vittorio Ricci, Arun Shukla, and Mahesh Kavaturu

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Subsonic interfacial fracture using strain gages in isotropic-orthotropic bimaterial, V. Ricci, A. Shukla, V. B. Chalivendra, and K. H. Lee

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On the influence of fault bends on the growth of sub‐Rayleigh and intersonic dynamic shear ruptures, Carl-Ernst Rousseau and Ares J. Rosakis

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Simulation of Asphalt Materials Using Finite Element Micromechanical Model with Damage Mechanics, Martin H. Sadd, Qingli Dai, Venkit Parameswaran, and Arun Shukla

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Effects of loading frequency on fatigue crack growth mechanisms in α/β Ti microstructure with large colony size, F. Sansoz and H. Ghonem

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Fatigue crack growth mechanisms in Ti6242 lamellar microstructures: Influence of loading frequency and temperature, F. Sansoz and H. Ghonem

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Photoelastic investigation of interfacial fracture between orthotropic and isotropic materials, Arun Shukla, Vijaya B. Chalivendra, Venkitanarayanan Parameswaran, and Kwang H. Lee

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Configuring flexible flowlines, Manbir S. Sodhi and Bhaba R. Sarker

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A theoretical and experimental investigation of a family of minimum-weight simply-supported beams, Sriruk Srithongchai, Murat Demircubuk, and Peter Dewhurst

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Comparisons of optimality criteria for minimum-weight dual material structures, Sriruk Srithongchai and Peter Dewhurst

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Effect of surface roughness on nitrogen flow in a microchannel using the direct simulation Monte Carlo method, Hongwei Sun and Mohammad Faghri

A human factors study on message design of variable message sign, Jyh Hone Wang and Yong Cao

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Backlash compensation in gear trains by means of open-loop modification of the input trajectory, Martin Warnecke and Musa Jouaneh

Some observations on undergraduate fluids engineering education, Frank M. White

Submissions from 2002

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Numerical solution of melting processes for fixed and unfixed phase change material in the presence of magnetic field-simulation of low-gravity environment, Y. Asako, E. Gonçalves, M. Faghri, and M. Charmchi

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Effect of compressibility on gaseous flows in micro-channels, Yutaka Asako, Tianqi Pi, and Mohammad Faghri

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Effect of particle size and surface treatment on constitutive properties of polyester-cenosphere composites, R. J. Cardoso, A. Shukla, and A. Bose

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Dynamic out of Plane Displacement Fields for an Inclined Crack in Graded Materials, V. B. Chalivendra, A. Shukla, and V. Parameswaran

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Some issues in the application of cohesive zone models for metal-ceramic interfaces, N. Chandra, H. Li, C. Shet, and H. Ghonem

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Optimal tracking of parameter drift in a chaotic system: Experiment and theory, A. Chatterjee, J. P. Cusumano, and D. Chelidze

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Multimode damage tracking and failure prognosis in electromechanical system, David Chelidze

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A dynamical systems approach to damage evolution tracking, part 1: Description and experimental application, David Chelidze, Joseph P. Cusumano, and Anindya Chatterjee

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A dynamical systems approach to damage evolution tracking, part 2: Model-based validation and physical interpretation, Joseph P. Cusumano, David Chelidze, and Anindya Chatterjee

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Photoelastic evaluation of stress fields and fracture during dynamic splitting experiments, Jason T. Gomez, Arun Shukla, and Atul Sharma

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Numerical solution of melting processes for unfixed phase change material in the presence of electromagnetic field - Simulation of low gravity environment, Eduardo Gonçalves, Mohammad Faghri, Yutaka Asako, and Majid Charmchi

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Numerical solution of melting processes for unfixed phase change material in the presence of electromagnetic field - Simulation of low gravity environment, Eduardo Gonçalves, Mohammad Faghri, Yutaka Asako, and Majid Charmchi

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Measuring your ecodesign, Winston Knight and Mark Curtis

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Static and dynamic fracture analysis for the interface crack of isotropic-orthotropic bimaterial, Kwang Ho Lee, Arun Shukla, Venkitanarayanan Parameswaran, Vijaya Chalivendra, and Jae Sug Hawong

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Processing and characterization of a lightweight concrete using cenospheres, S. P. McBride, A. Shukla, and A. Bose

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The effects of system and geometric parameters on abrasive water jet nozzle wear, Madhusarathi Nanduri, David G. Taggart, and Thomas J. Kim