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

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Submissions from 2002

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Asymptotic stress fields for stationary cracks along the gradient in functionally graded materials, V. Parameswaran and A. Shukla

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Mechanical characterization of soft materials using high speed photography and split hopkinson pressure bar technique, A. Sharma, A. Shukla, and R. A. Prosser

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Glance analysis of driver eye movements to evaluate distraction, Manbir Sodhi, Bryan Reimer, and Ignacio Llamazares

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On-road driver eye movement tracking using head-mounted devices, M. Sodhi, B. Reimer, J. L. Cohen, E. Vastenburg, R. Kaars, and S. Kirschenbaum

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Application of jetting technology to pavement deicing, David G. Taggart, Osama Ibrahim, and Milton Huston

Integration of mechanical design and prototyping activities, David G. Taggart, Brent E. Stucker, Thomas Kegler, David Chelidze, and William J. Palm

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Economic evaluation of design-for-test alternatives for microelectronics products, Z. Wang and W. A. Knight

Submissions from 2001

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

Failure prognosis using nonlinear short-time prediction and multi-time scale recursive estimation, David Chelidze, Joseph P. Cusumano, and Anindya Chatterjee

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Procedure for tracking damage evolution and predicting remaining useful life with application to an electromechanical experimental system, David Chelidze, Joseph P. Cusumano, and Anindya Chatterjee

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Analytical solutions and numerical procedures for minimum-weight Michell structures, Peter Dewhurst

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Multiple impact penetration of semi-infinite concrete, Jason T. Gomez and Arun Shukla

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Static and Dynamic Behavior of Damaged Concrete and Granite in Compression, Jason T. Gomez and Arun Shukla

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Static and dynamic behavior of concrete and granite in tension with damage, J. T. Gomez, A. Shukla, and A. Sharma

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A conceptual QFD planning model, S. Bruce Han, Shaw K. Chen, Maling Ebrahimpour, and Manbir S. Sodhi

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

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Interphase behavior of titanium matrix composites at elevated temperature, D. Osborne, N. Chandra, and H. Ghonem

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Experimental studies on damage growth in composites under dynamic loads, S. Ravi, N. G.R. Iyengar, N. N. Kishore, and A. Shukla

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Disassembly and material recovery models for end-of-life electronics products, B. Reimer and M. S. Sodhi

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High-speed fracture studies on bimaterial interfaces using photoelasticity - A review, A. Shukla

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Heuristics for determining economic processing rates in a flexible manufacturing system, Manbir S. Sodhi, Bernard F. Lamond, Antoine Gautier, and Martin Noël

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Models for recycling electronics end-of-life products, Manbir S. Sodhi and Bryan Reimer

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Using clustered assembly elements in the estimation of potential design for assembly benefits, Jyh Hone Wang and M. Trolio

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Economic impacts during microelectronics product design, Z. Wang and W. A. Knight

A model for fatigue crack initiation from notches, A. S. Zaki and H. Ghonem

Submissions from 2000

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Design for bulk recycling: Analysis of materials separation, W. A. Knight and M. Sodhi

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A study of nozzle wear in abrasive entrained water jetting environment, Madhusarathi Nanduri, David G. Taggart, and Thomas J. Kim

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Processing and characterization of a model functionally gradient material, V. Parameswaran and A. Shukla

Optimizing electronics end-of-life disposal costs, B. Reimer, M. S. Sodhi, and W. A. Knight

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DEM simulation of wave propagation in granular materials, Martin H. Sadd, Gautam Adhikari, and Francisco Cardoso

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Experimental Evaluation of the Dynamic Shear Strength of Adhesive-Bonded Lap Joints, Vikas Srivastava, Arun Shukla, and Venkitanarayanan Parameswaran

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Analysis and validation of one-dimensional models for gaseous flows in micro-channels, Hongwei Sun and Mohammad Faghri

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Effects of rarefaction and compressibility of gaseous flow in microchannel using dsmc, Hongwei Sun and Mohammad Faghri

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Fatigue damage mechanisms of bridging fibers in titanium metal matrix composites, M. N. Tamin and H. Ghonem

Craftsmanship evaluation in automotive products, Jyh Hone Wang and Jennie Holden

Submissions from 1999

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Effect of density change on melting of unfixed rectangular phase-change material under low-gravity environment, Y. Asako and M. Faghri

Model for fracture of bridging fibers in titanium metal matrix composites, Hamouda Ghonem

Determining the parameter settings and capability of a rapid prototyping process, Peter J. J. Hardro, Jyh Hone Wang, and Brent E. Stucker

Dynamic fracture of curved interfaces, Mahesh Kavaturu and Arun Shukla

Product benchmarking using DFE analysis tools, Winston Knight

Effect of stack height on high-speed orientation and stacking of parts based on internal features, Anil Mankame, Musa Jouaneh, and Philip Datseris

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A new approach for improving ballistic performance of composite armor, V. Parameswaran, W. Bentley, A. Shukla, and R. A. Prosser

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Experiments on contact melting under vibration within rectangular enclosures, Liang Quan, Zongqin Zhang, and Mohammad Faghri

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Modelling material separation processes in bulk recycling, M. S. Sodhi, J. Young, and W. A. Knight

Submissions from 1998

Effect of density change on melting of unfixed rectangular phase-change material under low-gravity environment, Y. Asako and M. Faghri

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Evaluation of instrument panel designs for cost of manufacture and environmental impact, Peter Dewhurst

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Modeling of the backlash hysteresis nonlinearity, P. Ge and M. Jouaneh

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Dynamic fracture criteria for crack growth along bimaterial interfaces, M. Kavaturu and A. Shukla

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Intersonic crack propagation along interfaces: experimental observations and analysis, M. Kavaturu, A. Shukla, and A. J. Rosakis

Analytical investigation of the capturing process in the orientation and stacking of parts based on internal features, A. Mankame, P. Datseris, M. Jouaneh, and M. Sodhi

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Classification and Methodologies for Orientation and Stacking of Parts Based on Internal Features, Anil Mankame, Philip Datseris, and Musa Jouaneh

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Dynamic fracture of a functionally gradient material having discrete property variation, Venkitanarayanan Parameswaran and Arun Shukla

Experiments of contact melting under vibration within rectangular enclosure, Liang Quan, Zongqin Zhang, and Mohammad Faghri

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Effects of vibration on ice contact melting within rectangular enclosures, L. Quan, Z. Zhang, and M. Faghri

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Intersonic crack propagation in bimaterial systems, Ares J. Rosakis, Omprakash Samudrala, Raman P. Singh, and A. Shukla

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Numerical solution of the effect of vibration on melting of unfixed rectangular phase-change material under variable-gravity environment, A. Shiruanian, M. Faghri, Z. Zhang, and Y. Asako

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Opening-mode dominated crack growth along inclined interfaces: Experimental observations, Arun Shukla and Mahesh Kavaturu

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Product design for disassembly and bulk recycling, M. Sodhi and W. A. Knight

Interphase strength of Tl-MMC using a localized stress approach, M. Tamin and H. Ghonem

Submissions from 1997

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Combined natural convection and radiation heat transfer in a vertical air cavity with hexagonal honeycomb core of negligible thickness, Y. Asako, Y. Yamaguchi, Lishun Chen, and M. Faghri

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A novel procedure for selection of materials in concept design, P. Dewhurst and C. C. Reynolds

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Generalized preisach model for hysteresis nonlinearity of piezoceramic actuators, Ping Ge and Musa Jouaneh

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Opportunities in abrasive water-jet machining, A. M. Hoogstrate, C. A. Van Luttervelt, P. Gosger, A. W. Momber, H. K. Tönshoff, H. Louis, F. Klocke, D. Riviere, Ales C. Magnusson, J. Gardner, K. P. Rajurkar, T. J. Kim, R. Konacevic, J. Ryd, A. Henning, C. Ojmertz, J. P. Kruth, J. Meijer, and M. C. Leu

Mean-flow characteristics of turbulent curved jets in a moderately confining space, Zhimin Hu and F. M. White

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A flexible automated foam cutting system, M. Jouaneh, A. Hammad, and P. Datseris

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Modeling and control of a micro-positioning tower, M. Jouaneh and Ge Ping

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Effects of compressibility and rarefaction on gaseous flows in microchannels, H. P. Kauehpour, Mohammad Faghri, and Y. Asako

Effects of compressibility and rarefaction on gaseous flows in microchannels, H. P. Kavehpour, M. Faghri, and Y. Asako

Analysis of products for end-of-life management, W. A. Knight and G. Boothroyd

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State of the art of research and development in abrasive waterjet machining, R. Kovacevic, M. Hashish, R. Mohan, M. Ramulu, T. J. Kim, and E. S. Geskin

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Using tool life models to minimize processing time on a flexible machine, Bernard F. Lamond and Manbir S. Sodhi

Experimental study of effect of vibration on ice contact melting within rectangular enclosures, Liang Quan, Zongqin Zhang, and Mohammad Faghri

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Evaluation of fracture mechanics parameters in bimaterial systems using strain gages, Vittorio Ricci, Arun Shukla, and Raman P. Singh

Effect of particle damage on wave propagation in granular materials, Martin H. Sadd and J. Y. Gao

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Numerical Analysis of Wave Propagation Through Assemblies of Elliptical Particles, M. H. Sadd, J. Gao, and A. Shukla

Numerical solution of the effect of vibration on melting of unfixed rectangular phase-change material under low-gravity environment, A. Shirvanian, M. Faghri, Z. Zhang, and Y. Asako

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A simple fiber-optic sensor for use over a large displacement range, F. Sienkiewicz and A. Shukla

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Initiation, propagation and arrest of an interface crack subjected to controlled stress wave loading, Raman P. Singh, Mahesh Kavaturu, and Arun Shukla

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Investigation of the mechanics of intersonic crack propagation along a bimaterial interface using coherent gradient sensing and photoelasticity, Raman P. Singh, John Lambros, Arun Shukla, and Ares J. Rosakis

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A discrete element study of the relationship of fabric to wave propagational behaviours in granular materials, Qiming Tai and Martin H. Sadd

Interphase strength of Ti-MMC using a localized stress approach, M. Tamin and H. Ghonem

Processing-related interface properties in titanium metal matrix composites, M. N. Tamin, D. J. Osborne, and H. Ghonem

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Static and dynamic response of elastomeric materials: An insight into the design of durable elastomeric components, Glenn E. Vallee and Arun Shukla

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Natural convection and radiation heat transfer in a vertical porous layer with a hexagonal honeycomb core (1st Report, Numerical analysis), Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi, Yutaka Asako, and Mohammad Faghri

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Numerical prediction of transitional characteristics of flow and heat transfer in a corrugated duct, L. C. Yang, Y. Asako, Y. Yamaguchi, and M. Faghri

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Propagation of explosive pulses in assemblies of disks and spheres, Yan Zhu, Frank Sienkiewicz, Arun Shukla, and Martin Sadd

Submissions from 1996

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Combined natural convection and radiation heat transfer in a vertical air cavity with hexagonal honeycomb core of negligible thickness, Y. Asako, Y. Yamaguchi, Lishun Chen, and M. Faghri

Numerical and experimental prediction of transitional characteristics of flow and heat transfer in an array of heated blocks, Y. Asako, Y. Yamaguchi, and M. Faghri

Optimum design of microchannel heat sinks, S. F. Choquette, M. Faghri, M. Charmchi, and Y. Asako

Compressible fluid flow in micron sized channels, S. F. Choquette, M. Faghri, E. J. Kenyon, and Bengt Sunden

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Tracking control of a piezoceramic actuator, Ping Ge and Musa Jouaneh

Bridging fiber stress in metal matrix composites - An analytical model, H. Ghonem

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Design for Disassembly and the Environment, T. Harjula, B. Rapoza, W. A. Knight, and G. Boothroyd

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Real time control of thermal distortion during pulsed laser welding of optical packages, Musa Jouaneh and Sabbir Rangwala

High-speed orientation and stacking of parts based on internal features, Anil Mankame, Philip Datseris, and Musa Jouaneh

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Microstructural characterization of SiC/Al and FP/Al metal matrix composites subjected to dynamic loadings, M. Nanduri and A. Shukla

Displacement measurements over a wide range utilizing a simple intensity-based fiber optic sensor, Frank Sienkiewicz and Arun Shukla

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A combined experimental and numerical scheme for the determination of contact loads between cemented particles, F. Sienkiewicz, A. Shukla, M. Sadd, Z. Zhang, and J. Dvorkin

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A Critical Evaluation of the Performance of Optical Fiber Sensors for Monitoring Dynamic Strains, Raman P. Singh and Arun Shukla

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Explosively generated pulse propagation through particles containing natural cracks, Raman Singh, Arun Shukla, and Harry Zervas