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 2021

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Energy-efficient sorption-based gas clothes dryer systems, Masoud Ahmadi, Kyle R. Gluesenkamp, and Sajjad Bigham

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Using BB-gun or Acoustic Excitation to Find High Frequency Modes in Additively Manufactured Parts, Aimee Allen, Kevin Johnson, Jason R. Blough, Andrew Barnard, Troy Hartwig, Ben Brown, David Soine, Tristan Cullom, Douglas Bristow, Robert Landers, and Edward Kinzel

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Pointless grading and digital content delivery as educational differentiators: A case study for noise and vibration courses, Andrew Barnard

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3-D printed soft magnetic helical coil actuators of iron oxide embedded polydimethylsiloxane, Rasoul Bayaniahangar, Shahab Bayani Ahangar, Zhongtian Zhang, Bruce P. Lee, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Influence of air void structures on the coefficient of permeability of asphalt mixtures, Siyu Chen, Zhanping You, Song Lin Yang, Alvaro Garcia, and Luke Rose

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Integrated cabin heating and powertrain thermal energy management for a connected hybrid electric vehicle, S. Hemmati, N. Doshi, D. Hanover, C. Morgan, and M. Shahbakhti

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DAQ Evaluation and Specifications for Pyroshock Testing, Erica M. Jacobson, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, and David Soine

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Frequency based substructuring on resonant plate, Erica M. Jacobson, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, and David Soine

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A combustion model for multi-component fuels based on relative reactivity and molecular structure, Arash Jamali, Ashwin Karthik Purushothaman, and Youngchul Ra

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Quantitative analysis of contact line behaviors of evaporating binary mixture droplets using surface plasmon resonance imaging, Chan Ho Jeong, Hyung Ju Lee, Dae Yun Kim, Shahab Bayani Ahangar, Chang K. Choi, and Seong Hyuk Lee

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Comparison of modal parameters of a concrete slab floor from ema and oma, Ellis Kessler, Vijaya V. N. Sriram Malladi, Rodrigo Sarlo, Luke A. Martin, and Pablo A. Tarazaga

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A data-driven approach to the impedance matched multi-axis test method, Kevin J. Moreno, Vijaya V.N.Sriram Malladi, and Pablo A. Tarazaga

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Multiple-effect desiccant-based zero liquid discharge desalination systems, Sunil Pinnu and Sajjad Bigham

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Interfacial modeling of flattened CNT composites with cyanate ester and PEEK polymers, William A. Pisani, Matthew Radue, Sagar Umesh Patil, and Gregory M. Odegard

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A machine learning framework for predicting the shear strength of carbon nanotube-polymer interfaces based on molecular dynamics simulation data, Aowabin Rahman, Prathamesh Prashant Deshpande, Matthew Radue, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Concrete delamination depth estimation using a noncontact mems ultrasonic sensor array and an optimization approach, Homin Song, Jinyoung Hong, Hajin Choi, and Jiyoung Min

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Detecting subsurface drainage pipes using a fully convolutional network with optical images, Homin Song, Dong Kook Woo, and Qina Yan

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Numerical analysis of ultrasonic multiple scattering for fine dust number density estimation, Homin Song, Ukyong Woo, and Hajin Choi

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The Effect of Shape on the Motion and Stability of Marangoni Surfers, Samrat Sur, Nicholas Uvanovic, Hassan Masoud, and Jonathan P. Rothstein

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Experimental analysis of ultrasonic multiple scattering attenuation through the air with fine dust, Ukyong Woo, Hajin Choi, and Homin Song

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Interpretable machine learning model for the deformation of multiwalled carbon nanotubes, Upenda Yadav, Shashank Pathrudkar, and Susanta Ghosh

Submissions from 2020

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Development of a turbulent burning velocity model based on flame stretch concept for SI engines, Behdad Afkhami, Yanyu Wang, Scott Miers, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Experimental study of spark plasma stretching and combustion variations analysis using flame luminosity images from an optically accessible internal combustion engine, Behdad Afkhami, Yanyu Wang, Scott Miers, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Surface plasmon resonance imaging: A technique to reveal the dropwise condensation mechanism, Shahab Bayani Ahangar, Jeffrey S. Allen, Seong Hyuk Lee, and Chang Kyoung Choi

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The effect of adsorbed volatile organic compounds on an ultrathin water film measurement, Shahab Bayani Ahangar, Chan Ho Jeong, Fei Long, Jeffrey S. Allen, Seong Hyuk Lee, and Chang Kyoung Choi

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Drifting mass accommodation coefficients: in situ measurements from a steady state molecular dynamics setup, Yigit Akkus, Akif Turker Gurer, and Kishan Bellur

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Estimating dispersion curves from frequency response functions via Vector-fitting, Mohammad I. Albakri; Vijaya V. N. Sriram Malladi; Serkan Gugercin; and Pablo A, Tarazaga

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Towards real-time reinforcement learning control of a wave energy converter, Enrico Anderlini, Salman Husain, Gordon Parker, Mohammad Abusara, and Giles Thomas

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AC Vs DC Power Efficiency Comparison of a Hybrid Wind/Solar Microgrid, Diego A. Aponte-Roa, Gerardo David Guerrero Cabarcas, and Wayne Weaver

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Data-driven modeling and predictive control of maximum pressure rise rate in RCCI engines, L. N. Aditya Basina, B. K. Irdmousa, Javad Mohammadpour Velni, Hoseinali Borhan, Jeffrey Naber, and Mahdi Shahbakhti

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Multiscale approach to model steady meniscus evaporation in a wetting fluid, Kishan Bellur, Ezequiel F. Medici, Chang Kyoung Choi, James C. Hermanson, and Jeffrey S. Allen

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Energy storage power and energy sizing and specification using HSSPFC, Mehrzad M. Bijaieh, Wayne Weaver, and Rush D. Robinett III

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Autonomy at the end of the Earth: An inclement weather autonomous driving data set, Jeremy P. Bos, Derek Chopp, Akhil Kurup, and Nathan Spike

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Highly dilute gas flows over an ellipse, Shiying Cai, Chunpei Cai, and Jun Li

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Highly dilute gas flows through a non-isothermal planar microchannel, Shiying Cai, Chunpei Cai, and Jun Li

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The hardware-in-the-loop simulation of vehicle-grid integration in a distribution grid, Chong Cao, Bo Chen, and Jason Harper

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Electric vehicle-grid integration with voltage regulation in radial distribution networks, Chong Cao, Zhouquan Wu, and Bo Chen

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Effect of Geometry and Fluid Viscosity on Dynamics of Fluid-Filled Cracks: Insights From Analog Experimental Observations, Haitao Cao, Ezequiel F. Medici, Gregory P. Waite, and Roohollah Askari

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Peer Presentations as a Student-centered Learning Approach in the Nanotechnology Class, Chang Kyoung Choi and Nancy Barr

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Multi point pure pursuit, Derek J. Chopp, Nate Spike, Jeremy Bos, and Darrell Robinette

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Development of a Kalman filter estimator for simulation and controlof NOx and PM in a SCR catalyston a DPF, Venkata Chundru, G. Parker, and John H. Johnson

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A modeling study of an advanced ultra-low NOx aftertreatment system, Venkata Rajesh Chundru, John Johnson, and Gordon Parker

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Reduced order model verification of a DC microgrid for controller design and determination of storage requirements, Michael D. Cook, Eddy H. Trinklein, Gordon Parker, Matthew J. Heath, Wayne Weaver, Rush D. Robinett III, and David G. Wilson

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Investigation of Diesel-CNG RCCI Combustion at Multiple Engine Operating Conditions, Mufaddel Dahodwala, Satyum Joshi, Erik Koehler, Michael Franke, Dean Tomazic, and Jeffrey Naber

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ReaxFF reactive force field study of polymerization of a polymer matrix in a carbon nanotube-composite system, Behzad Damirchi, Matthew Radue, Krishan Kanhaiya, Hendrik Heinz, Gregory M. Odegard, and Adri C. T. van Duin

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Automotive backlash position estimator for driveline jerk control, Kaushal Darokar, Prithvi Reddy, Jon Furlich, Darrell Robinette, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Maruthi Ravichandran, and Jeff Doering

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Discussion of “Derivation of Mindlin's first and second strain gradient elastic theory via simple lattice and continuum models” by Polyzos and Fotiadis, Dario De Domenic, Harm Askes, and Elias C. Aifantis

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Forced Convection Heat Transfer from a Particle at Small and Large Peclet Numbers, Esmaeil Dehdashti and Hassan Masoud

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A new variant of the B-dot control for spacecraft magnetic detumbling, Mohammed Desouky and Ossama Abdelkhalik

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Time-optimal magnetic attitude Detumbling, Mohammed Desouky and Ossama Abdelkhalik

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Optimization of magnetic attitude maneuvers, Mohammed Desouky, Ossama Abdelkhalik, and Lucia Gauchia

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Alleviating the Magnetic Effects on Magnetometers Using Vehicle Kinematics for Yaw Estimation for Autonomous Ground Vehicles, Ahammad Basha Dudekula and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Comprehensive analysis and manufacture of recycled aluminum based hybrid metal matrix composites through the combined method; sintering and sintering + forging, H. M. Enginsoy, E. Bayraktar, D. Katundi, and I. Miskioglu

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Open-source grinding machine for compression screw manufacturing, Jacob Franz and Joshua M. Pearce

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The economics of classroom 3-d printing of open-source digital designs of learning aids, Nicole Gallup and Joshua M. Pearce

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Improved low-frequency sound measurements for impact insulation class (IIC) rating using a comparison technique, Sunit Girdhar and Andrew Barnard

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Determination of Octane Index and K in a 2.0L, 4-Cylinder Turbocharged SI Engine Using the Primary Reference Fuel (PRF) Method, Siddharth Gopujkar, Jeremy Worm, Joel Duncan, and William Hansley

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Near field wireless power transfer via robotic feedback control, Carl Greene, John Naglak, Casey D. Majhor, Jeremy P. Bos, and Wayne Weaver

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Direct observation of the formation and stabilization of metallic nanoparticles on carbon supports, Zhennan Huang, Yonggang Yao, Zhenqian Pang, Yifei Yuan, Tangyuan Li, Kun He, Xiaobing Hu, Jian Cheng, and Wentao Yao

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Open-source digitally replicable lab-grade scales, Benjamin R. Hubbard and Joshua M. Pearce

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Conversion of self-contained breathing apparatus mask to open source powered air-purifying particulate respirator for fire fighter COVID-19 response, Benjamin R. Hubbard and Joshua M. Pearce

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Fracture toughness analysis of epoxy-recycled rubber-based composite reinforced with graphene nanoplatelets for structural applications in automotive and aeronautics, Alaeddin Burak Irez, Emin Bayraktar, and Ibrahim Miskioglu

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An experimental study of cavity and Worthington jet formations caused by a falling sphere into an oil film on water, M. Jamali, A. Rostamijavanani, N. M. Nouri, and M. Navidbakhsh

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Characterizing meteorological forecast impact on microgrid optimization performance and design, Robert Jane, Gordon G. Parker, Gail Vaucher, and Morris Berman

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Adaptive leader election for control of tactical microgrids, Robert S. Jane, Steven Goldsmith, Gordon Parker, Wayne Weaver, and Denise M. Rizzo

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Effect of harvest region shape, biomass yield, and plant location on optimal biofuel facility size, Timothy L. Jenkins, Enze Jin, and John Sutherland

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Trade-Off Analysis and Systematic Optimization of a Heavy-Duty Diesel Hybrid Powertrain, Satyum Joshi, Mufaddel Dahodwala, Erik W. Koehler, Michael Franke, Dean Tomazic, and Jeffrey Naber

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A holistic cyber-physical security protocol for authenticating the provenance and integrity of structural health monitoring imagery data, Hwee Kwon Jung, Andre Green, John Morales, Moises Silva, Bridget Martinez, Alessandro Cattaneo, Yongchao Yang, Gyuhae Park, Jarrod McClean, and David Mascareñas

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Design and test of a torsional vibration absorber in series with a planetary gearset, Luke Jurmu, Darrell Robinette, Jason R. Blough, and Mark Gehringer

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Measurement methods for evaluating the frequency response function of a torque converter clutch, Luke Jurmu, Darrell Robinette, Jason R. Blough, Eric Mordorski, and Craig Reynolds

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Forward, reverse, and no motion of Marangoni surfers under confinement, Saeed Jafari Kang, Samrat Sur, Jonathan P. Rothstein, and Hassan Masoud

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Effects of Turbulence on the secondary breakup of droplets in diesel fuel sprays, Hassan Khaleghi, Hossein Farani Sani, Masoud Ahmadi, and Faezeh Mohammadzadeh

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Design of a simplified hierarchical bayesian network for residential energy storage degradation, Khalid Khan, Tareq Hossen, Alper Savasci, Lucia Gauchia, and Sumit Paudyal

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Modeling of the finite boundary limit of evaporation flux in the contact line region using the surface plasmon resonance imaging, Dae Yun Yun Kim, Chan Ho Jeong, Hyung Ju Lee, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Seong Hyuk Lee

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A thermodynamically consistent chemo-mechanically coupled large deformation model for polymer oxidation, Shabnam Konica and Trisha Sain

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Corrigendum to ``A thermodynamically consistent chemo-mechanically coupled large deformation model for polymer oxidation'' [Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 137 (2020) Article Number:-103858] (Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids (2020) 137, (S0022509619308270), (10.1016/j.jmps.2019.103858)), Shabnam Konica and Trisha Sain

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Collaborative Mission Planning for Long-Term Operation Considering Energy Limitations, Bingxi Li, Brian R. Page, Barzin Moridian, and Nina Mahmoudian

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Efficient DSBGK simulations of the low speed thermal transpiration gas flows through micro-channels, Jun Li, Chunpei Cai, and Zhi Hui Li

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Deep learning for high-dimensional reliability analysis, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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Heterogeneous uncertainty quantification using Bayesian inference for simulation-based design optimization, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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High-dimensional reliability analysis using deep neural networks, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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LSTM-based ensemble learning for time-dependent reliability analysis, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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Reliability-based multifidelity optimization using adaptive hybrid learning, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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Optimization of Diesel Engine and After-treatment Systems for a Series Hybrid Forklift Application, Roman Maharjan, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Reza Rezaei, Rico Möllmann, Yinyan Huang, and Thaddaeus Delebinski

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Recharging of distributed loads via schedule optimization with autonomous mobile energy assets, Casey D. Majhor, John Naglak, Carl Greene, Wayne Weaver, and Jeremy P. Bos

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Computational characterization of the secondary droplets formed during the impingement of a train of ethanol drops, David Markt Jr., Ashish Pathak, Mehdi Raessi, and Seong-Young Lee

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Sparse and random sampling techniques for high-resolution, full-field, bss-based structural dynamics identification from video, Bridget Martinez, Andre Green, Moises Felipe Silva, David Mascareñas, and Yongchao Yang

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A low-cost secure iot mechanism for monitoring and controlling polygeneration microgrids, Josué Martínez-Martínez, Diego Aponte-Roa, Idalides Vergara-Laurens, and Wayne Weaver

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How to walk on water and climb up walls: Animal movement and the robots of the future, Hassan Masoud

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Effect of water - methanol blends on engine performance at borderline knock conditions in gasoline direct injection engines, Niranjan Miganakallu Narasimhamurthy, Zhuyong Yang, Rafał Rogóż, Łukasz Jan Kapusta, Cord Christensen, Sam Barros, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Heat transfer photogallery, Nenad Miljkovic, Chang K. Choi, and Konrad Rykaczewski

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Utilization of Vehicle Connectivity for Improved Energy Consumption of a Speed Harmonized Cohort of Vehicles, Christopher Morgan, Darrell Robinette, Pruthwiraj Santhosh, and John Bloom-Edmonds

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Autonomous power grid formation for surface assets using multiple unmanned ground vehicles, John Naglak, Carl Greene, Casey D. Majhor, Nathan Spike, Jeremy P. Bos, and Wayne Weaver

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Introducing Artificial Neural Networks as a Specific Enthalpy approximator for a course on introductory Thermodynamics, Aneet Dharmavaram Narendranath

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Seaworthiness through intelligent trajectory control, Okey Nwogu, Guy Meadows, Robert Shuchman, Joseph W. Burns, Eddy Trinklein, and Gordon Parker

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Investigation of deformation induced micro to macro scale surface roughness, Ayotunde Olayinka, William J. Emblom, Scott W. Wagner, Michael Khonsari, and Ali Haghshenas

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Real-Time Model Predictive Powertrain Control for a Connected Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle, Joseph Oncken and Bo Chen

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A Connected Controls and Optimization System for Vehicle Dynamics and Powertrain Operation on a Light-Duty Plug-In Multi-Mode Hybrid Electric Vehicle, Joseph Oncken, Joshua Orlando, Pradeep K. Bhat, Brandon Narodzonek, Christopher Morgan, Darrell Robinette, Bo Chen, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Computational Investigation of Large-Diameter Carbon Nanotubes in Bundles for High-Strength Materials, Chinomso Onuoha, Grigorii Drozdov, Zhiyong Liang, Gregory M. Odegard, Emilie J. Siochi, and Traian Dumitricǎ

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Simulation-Driven Optimization of Underwater Docking Station Design, Brian R. Page and Nina Mahmoudian