Explore a selection of works produced by faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics at Michigan Technological University.

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Submissions from 2019

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Capillary penetration method for measuring wetting properties of carbon ionomer films for proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) applications, Sofyane Abbou, Kazuya Tajiri, K. T. Alofari, Ezequiel F. Medici, A. T. Haug, and Jeffrey S. Allen

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Investigation of wave trapping and attenuation phenomenon for a high symmetry interlocking micro-structure composite metamaterial, Hossain Ahmed, Mustahseen Mobashwer Indaleeb, Mohammadsadegh Saadatzi, Trisha Sain, Susanta Ghosh, and Sourav Banerjee

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Experimental investigation into effects of high reactive fuel on combustion and emission characteristics of the Diesel - Natural gas Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition engine, Ehsan Ansari, Tyler Menucci, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Green fab lab applications of large-area waste polymer-based additive manufacturing, Dennis Byard, Aubrey Woern, Robert B. Oakley, Matthew J. Fiedler, Samantha Snabes, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Dynamic photoelasticity study of the Krauklis wave: The effects of fluid viscosity and fracture geometry, Haitao Cao, Ezequiel F. Medici, and Roohollah Askari

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Nonlinear model predictive control of a power-split hybrid electric vehicle with consideration of battery aging, Ming Cheng and Bo Chen

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Development of a 2D Model of a SCR catalyst on a DPF, Venkata Rajesh Chundru, Boopathi Singalandapuram Mahadevan, John Johnson, Gordon Parker, and Mahdi Shahbakhti

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A Hamiltonian Surface-Shaping approach for control system analysis and the design of nonlinear wave energy converters, Shadi Darani, Ossama Abdelkhalik, Rush D. Robinett III, and David Wilson

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Optimal positioning of energy assets in autonomous robotic microgrids for power restoration, Shadi Darani, Casey D. Majhor, Wayne Weaver, Rush D. Robinett III, and Ossama Abdelkhalik

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Improving the Michigan Tech formula SAE design process, James Declerck, Austin Arenz, and Timothy Thomas

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The utilization of onboard sensor measurements for estimating driveline damping, Jon Furlich, Jason R. Blough, and Darrell L. Robinette

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Vehicle driveline benchmarking to support predictive CAE modeling development, Jon Furlich, Jason R. Blough, and Darrell L. Robinette

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A comparison of computational fluid dynamics predicted initial liquid penetration using rate of injection profiles generated using two different measurement techniques, Haiwen Ge, Jaclyn Johnson, Hari Krishnamoorthy, Seong-Young Lee, Jeffrey D. Naber, Nan Robarge, and Eric Kurtz

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Methods of pegging cylinder pressure to maximize data quality, Sid Gopujkar, Jeremy Worm, and Darrell L. Robinette

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Design and validation of low-cost intensity probe, Karan Gundre and Andrew Barnard

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Stability analysis on nonequilibrium supersonic boundary layer flow with velocity-slip boundary conditions, Xin He and Chunpei Cai

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A discrete curvature estimation based low-distortion adaptive Savitzky-Golay filter for ECG denoising, Hui Huang, Shiyan Hu, and Ye Sun

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A Discrete Curvature Estimation Based Low-Distortion Adaptive Savitzky⁻Golay Filter for ECG Denoising., Hui Huang, Shiyan Hu, and Ye Sun

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Flexural fatigue damage analyses of recycled rubber‐modified epoxy‐based composites reinforced with alumina fibres, Alaeddin Burak Irez, Emin Bayraktar, and Ibrahim Miskioglu

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Correlation of fractures with seismic radial anisotropy in two metamorphic-igneous and sedimentary bedrocks, Jer-Yu Jeng, Roohollah Askari, and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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Integration of an ORC waste heat recovery with electrification and supercharging through use of a planetary gear system for a class 8 tractor application, Satyum Joshi, Mufaddel Dahodwala, Erik Koehler, FNU Dhanraj, Michael Franke, Dean Tomazic, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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CO2 absorption performance enhancement by dodecane nanoemulsion absorbents, Seonggon Kim, Ronghuan Xu, Wonhyeok Lee, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Yong Tae Kang

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Heat-flux enhancement response for novel flow-boiler operations under resonant, sub-harmonic, and superharmonic imposition of vapor pulsation frequencies relative to a liquid flow-rate pulsation frequency, Aliihsan Koca and Michael Toomas Kivisalu

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Mapping modeled exposure of wildland fire smoke for human health studies in California, Patricia Koman, Michael Billmire, Kirk Baker, Ricardo de Majo, Frank Anderson, Sumi Hoshiko, Brian Thelen, and Nancy H. F. French

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Sensitivity study of BARC assembly, William Larsen, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, and David Soine

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Understanding multi-axis SRS testing results, William Larsen, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, David Soine, and Richard J. Jones

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Rendezvous planning for multiple AUVs with mobile charging stations in dynamic currents, Bingxi Li, Brian R. Page, John Hoffman, and Barzin Moridian

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Active resource allocation for reliability analysis with model bias correction, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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Surrogate model uncertainty quantification for reliability-based design optimization, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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An equivalent reliability index approach for surrogate model-based RBDO, Mingyang Li, Zequn Wang, and Pingfeng Wang

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A low-cost mobile infrastructure for multi-AUV networking, Barzin Moridian, Li Wei, John Hoffman, Wensheng Sun, Brian R. Page, Matthew Sietsem, Yi Zhang, Zhaohui Wang, and Nina Mahmoudian

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Influence of elevated injector temperature on the spray characteristics of GDI sprays, Niranjan Miganakallu Narasimhamurthy, William Atkinson, Zhuyong Yang, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Simulation-driven optimization of underwater docking station design, Brian R. Page and Nina Mahmoudian

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Autonomous docking for exploration of extraterrestrial lakes, Brian R. Page, John Naglak, and Nina Mahmoudian

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Multi-physics and CFD analysis of an enclosed coaxial carbon nanotube speaker for automotive exhaust noise cancellation, Suraj Madhav Prabhu, Andrew Barnard, and Steven A. Senczyszyn

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A novel correlation model for horizontal axis wind turbines operating at high-interference flow regimes, Anurag Rajan and Fernando L. Ponta

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Computationally efficient reduced-order powertrain model of a multi-mode plug-in hybrid electric vehicle for connected and automated vehicles, Neeraj Rama and Darrell L. Robinette

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Route-optimized energy management of connected and automated multi-mode plug-in hybrid electric vehicle using dynamic programming, Neeraj Rama, Huanqing Wang, Joshua Orlando, Darrell L. Robinette, and Bo Chen

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Control-oriented modeling of a vehicle drivetrain for shuffle and clunk mitigation, Prithvi Reddy, Kaushal Darokar, Darrell L. Robinette, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Jason R. Blough, Maruthi Ravichandran, Mary Farmer, and Jeff Doering

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Mechanical properties and applications of recycled polycarbonate particle material extrusion-based additive manufacturing, Matthew J. Reich, Aubrey Woern, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Systematic CFD parameter approach to improve torque converter simulation, Edward De Jesus Rivera, Christopher J. Robinette, Jason R. Blough, Carl Anderson, and Steve Frait

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PHEV real world driving cycle energy and fuel and consumption reduction potential for connected and automated vehicles, Darrell L. Robinette, Eric Kostreva, Alexandra Krisztian, Anthony Lackey, Christopher Morgan, Joshua Orlando, and Neeraj Rama

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Control strategy and energy recovery potential for P2 parallel hybrid step gear automatic transmissions, Darrell L. Robinette and Joshua Orlando

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Improvement of stiffness and energy absorption by harnessing hierarchical interlocking in brittle polymer blocks, Trisha Sain, Muhammed R. Imam, Susanta Ghosh, and Julien Meaud

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Examination of factors impacting unaccounted fuel post GDI fuel injector closing, Robert A. Schroeter, Mark Meinhart, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Novel multiscale approach for the virtual manufacturing of thermoset composites within ICME, Sagar Shah, Matthew S. Radue, Gregory M. Odegard, and Marianna Maiaru

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Insight into geometry-controlled mechanical properties of spiral carbon-based nanostructures, Ali Sharifian, Mostafa Baghani, Jianyang Wu, Gregory M. Odegard, and Majid Baniassadi

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Quantitative measurements of nanoparticle layer thicknesses near the contact line region after droplet drying-out, Dong Hwan Shin, Dae Yun Kim, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Seong Hyuk Lee

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Wheel alignment effects on autonomous vehicle control vs human driver in simulation, Nathan Spike, Jeremy P. Bos, John Beard, and Darrell L. Robinette

Open source completely 3-D printable centrifuge, Salil S. Sule, Aliaksei Petsiuk, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Numerical investigation of fuel effects on soot emissions at heavy-duty engine conditions, Meng Tang, Yuanjiang Pei, Yu Zhang, Michael Traver, David Cleary, Zhaoyu Luo, Jeffrey D. Naber, and Seong-Young Lee

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Modeling-driven damage tolerant design of graphene nonplatelet/carbon fiber/epoxy hybrid composite panels for full-scale aerospace structures, Julie Tomasi, William Pisani, Sorayot Chinkanjanarot, Aaron Krieg, John Jaszczak, Julia A. King, Ibrahim Miskioglu, Gregory M. Odegard, and et. al.

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Distributed control for large-scale plug-in electric vehicle charging with a consensus algorithm, Luting Wang and Bo Chen

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Advance nanoengineered materials, Brian Wardle, Joseph H. Koo, Gregory M. Odegard, and Gary Seidel

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Testing methods and signal processing strategies for automatic transmission transient multiplexed pressure data, Mark Woodland, Jason R. Blough, Darrell L. Robinette, Carl Anderson, Steve Fralt, and Susan Devendran

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Process for study of micro-pilot diesel-NG dual fuel combustion in a constant volume combustion vessel utilizing the premixed pre-burn procedure, Xuebin Yang, Vinicius Bonfochi Vinhaes, Marco Turclos, Gordon McTaggart-Cowan, Jian Huang, Jeffrey D. Naber, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Henry Schmidt, and William Atkinson

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Investigation and optimization of cam actuation of an over-expanded atkinson cycle spark-ignited engine, Zhuyong Yang, Niranjan Miganakallu, Tyler Miller, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Spark mechanism in high speed flow, Mary Zadeh, Henry Schmidt, William Atkinson, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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New approach to estimate total jet loads with different Knudsen numbers, Ruihua Zhang, Shiying Cai, Chunpei Cai, and Jun Li

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Impinged diesel spray combustion evaluation for indirect air-fuel mixing processes and Its comparison with non-vaporing impinging spray under diesel engine conditions, Zhihao Zhao, Xiucheng Zhu, Jeffrey D. Naber, and Seong-Young Lee

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Spray-wall dynamics of high-pressure impinging combustion, Zhihao Zhao, Xiucheng Zhu, Le Zhao, Jeffrey D. Naber, and Seong-Young Lee

Submissions from 2018

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The development of multiscale models for predicting the mechanical response of GNP reinforced composite plate, O. Aluko, Gowtham S, and Gregory M. Odegard

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The effect of chirality and strain rate on mechanical properties of carbon nanotube (CNT) and CNT/epoxy composite, O. Aluko, Gowtham S, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Control of a ROV carrying an object, Enrico Anderlini, Gordon Parker, and Giles Thomas

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Optimization of performance and operational cost for a dual mode diesel-natural gas RCCI and diesel combustion engine, Ehsan Ansari, Mahdi Shahbakhti, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Determining solid-fluid interface temperature distribution during phase change of cryogenic propellants using transient thermal modeling, Kishan Bellur, Ezequiel F. Medici, J. C. Hermanson, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Jeffrey S. Allen

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Effects of DQ droop settings on energy storage systems of inverter-based microgrids, Mehrzad Mohammadi Bijaieh, Wayne Weaver, and Rush D. Robinett III

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Multidimensional optimal droop control for DC microgrids in military applications, Kaitlyn J. Bunker, Michael D. Cook, Wayne Weaver, and Gordon Parker

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Jet loads on a plate with different Knudsen numbers, S. Cai, Chunpei Cai, and J. Li

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Economical and balanced production in smart Petroleum Cyber–Physical System, Xiaodao Chen, Junqing Fan, Qing He, Yuewei Wang, Dongbo Liu, and Shiyan Hu

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Thermal conductivity of graphene nanoplatelet/cycloaliphatic epoxy composites: Multiscale modeling, Sorayot Chinkanjanarot, Julie Tomasi, Julia A. King, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Heat transfer photogallery, Chang Kyoung Choi and Nenad Miljkovic

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Selective growth of two-dimensional heterostructures of gallium selenide on monolayer graphene and the thickness dependent p- and n-type nature, Su Kong Chong, Fei Long, Gaoxue Wang, Shiva Bhandari, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, Ravindra Pandey, Yoke Khin Yap, and et. al.

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Effects of identical parts on a common build plate on the modal analysis of SLM created metal, Tristan Cullom, Troy Hartwig, Ben Brown, Kevin Johnson, Jason R. Blough, Andrew Barnard, and et. al.

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Experimental and numerical study of Al-Nb2Al composites via associated procedure of powder metallurgy and thixoforming, H. M. Enginsoy, F. Gatamorta, E. Bayraktar, and Ibrahim Miskioglu

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Design of magnetic aluminium (AA356) composites (AMCs) reinforced with nano Fe3O4, and recycled nickel: Copper particles, L-M. P. Ferreira, E. Bayraktar, Ibrahim Miskioglu, and M-H. Robert

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Reinforcement effect of nano Fe3O4 and Nb2AI on the mechanical and physical properties of Cu-AI based composites, L-M. P. Ferreira, Ibrahim Miskioglu, E. Bayraktar, and D. Katundi

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ECG compression for low-power sensor nodes using sparse frequency spectrum features, Hui Huang and Shiyan Hu

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Effects of cohesive interfaces and polymer viscoelasticity on improving mechanical properties in an architectured composite, Muhammed R. Imam and Trisha Sain

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Devulcanized rubber based composite design reinforced with nano silica, graphene nano platelets (GnPs) and epoxy for "aircraft wing spar" to withstand bending moment, A. B. Inez, E. Bayraktar, and Ibrahim Miskioglu

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Dampening and toughening effect of the reinforcements on the epoxy modified recycled + devulcanized rubber based composites, Alaeddin Burak Irez, E. Bayraktar, and Ibrahim Miskioglu

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Reinforcement of recycled rubber based composite with nano-silica and graphene hybrid fillers, Alaeddin Burak Irez, E. Bayraktar, and Ibrahim Miskioglu

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Toughening mechanism in epoxy resin modified recycled rubber based composites reinforced with gamma-alumina, graphene and CNT, Alaeddin Burak Irez, E. Bayraktar, and Ibrahim Miskioglu

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Design of cost effective epoxy + scrap rubber based composites reinforced with titanium dioxide and alumina fibers, Alaeddin Burak Irez, Ibrahim Miskioglu, and E. Bayraktar

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Toughening mechanisms on recycled rubber modified epoxy based composites reinforced with graphene nanoplatelets, Alaeddin Burak Irez, Ibrahim Miskioglu, and E. Bayraktar

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Quantitative measurements of nanoscale thin frost layers using surface plasmon resonance imaging, Chan Ho Jeong, Dong Hwan Shin, Vinaykumar Konduru, Jeffrey S. Allen, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Seong Hyuk Lee

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Frequency response inspection of additively manufactured parts for defect identification, Kevin Johnson, Jason R. Blough, Andrew Barnard, Troy Hartwig, Ben Brown, David Soine, and et. al.

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Novel approach to integration of turbocompounding, electrification and supercharging through use of planetary gear system, Satyum Joshi, Mufaddel Dahodwala, Erik Koehler, Michael Franke, Dean Tomazic, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Controls development and vehicle drive cycle analysis of Integrated Turbocompounding, Electrification and Supercharging system (ITES), Satyum Joshu, Erik Koehler, Mufaddel Dahodwala, Michael Franke, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Alternative composite design from recycled aluminum chips for mechanical pin-joint (knuckle) applications, D. Katundi, Alaeddin Burak Irez, and Ibrahim Miskioglu

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Effects of variable thickness circular plates on frequency response functions and shock response spectrum, William Larsen, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, David Soine, and Richard J. Jones

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Initial modal results and operating data acquisition of shock/vibration fixture, William Larsen, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, David Soine, and Richard J. Jones

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Inverse force estimation for resonant shock plate application, William Larsen, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, David Soine, and Richard J. Jones

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Time-optimal input-shaping control of a saturating inductor DC-DC converter, John T. Lukowski, Wayne Weaver, and Rush D. Robinett III

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Using a DNS framework to test a splashed mass sub-model for lagrangian spray simulations, David P. Markt, Roberto Torelli, Ashish Pathak, Mehdi Raessi, Sibendu Som, Riccardo Scarcelli, Seong-Young Lee, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Observation of a mixed regime for an impinging droplet on a sessile droplet, Joo Hyun Moon, Chang Kyoung Choi, Jeffrey S. Allen, and Seong Hyuk Lee

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Special issue on carbon nanotube composites, Gregory M. Odegard, Richard Liang, and Kristopher E. Wise

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Multiscale modeling of carbon fiber/carbon nanotube/epoxy hybrid composites: Comparison of epoxy matrices, Matthew Radue and Gregory M. Odegard

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An experimental investigation into the effect of NO2 and temperature on the passive oxidation and active regeneration of particulate matter in a diesel particulate filter, Krishnan Raghavan, John Johnson, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Development of a hybrid Lagrangian-Eulerian model to describe spark-ignition processes at engine-like turbulent flow conditions, Riccardo Scarcelli, Anqi Zhang, Thomas Wallner, Sibendu Som, Jing Huang, Sameera Wijeyakulasuriya, Yijin Mao, Xiucheng Zhu, and Seong-Young Lee