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Works from 1999

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Comparison of Hill's yield criteria in forming limit predictions, Siguang Xu and K. J. Weinmann

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Computational simulations and flow domain classification for laminar/laminar annular/stratified condensing flows, G. Yu and Amitabh Narain

Works from 1998

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A dynamic algorithm for integration in the boundary element method, Bruce A. Ammons and Madhukar Vable

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An HR-method of mesh refinement for boundary element method, Bruce A. Ammons and Madhukar Vable

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A new multi-point active drawbead forming die: Model development for process optimization, Michael L. Bohn, Stefan U. Jurthe, and Klaus J. Weinmann

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Misfit dislocation patterning in thin films, K. Cholevas, N. Liosatos, A. E. Romanov, M. Zaiser, and E. C. Aifantis

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Toward linear complexity optimal control for sparsely interconnected dynamic systems, Brian J. Driessen, Nader Sadegh, and Gordon Parker

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A study of the vapor-and particle-phase sulfur species in the heavy-duty diesel engine EGR cooler, Admir M. Kreso, John Johnson, Linda D. Gratz, Susan T. Bagley, and David G. Leddy

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Command shaping control of an operator-in-the-loop boom crane, Derek Lewis, Gordon Parker, Brian Driessen, and Rush D. Robinett

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Interfacial shear models and their required asymptotic form for annular/stratified film condensation flows in inclined channels and vertical pipes, Amitabh Narain, Guang Yu, and Qingyu Liu

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A 2-D computational model describing the flow and filtration characteristics of a ceramic diesel particulate trap, Cornelius N. Opris and John Johnson

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A 2-D computational model describing the heat transfer, reaction kinetics and regeneration characteristics of a ceramic diesel particulate trap, Cornelius N. Opris and John H. Johnson

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A comparison of time-averaged piston temperatures and surface heat flux between a direct-fuel injected and carbureted two-stroke engine, Mary Chrenka Opris, Robin Renee Jason, and Carl L. Anderson

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Dimethyl ether in diesel fuel injection systems, Spencer C. Sorenson, Michael Glensvig, and Duane L. Abata

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Output feedback sliding mode control for a planar flexible manipulator, David G. Wilson, Gordon G. Parker, Gregory P. Starr, and Rush D. Robinett

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Vibration control of a slewing smart link, David G. Wilson, Gordon Parker, Gregory P. Starr, Rush D. Robinett, Roy Ikegami, and Ian R. Searle

Works from 1997

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Continuity and collocation effects in the boundary element method, Bruce A. Ammons and Madhukar Vable

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An optical sensor for measuring fuel film dynamics of a port-injected engine, Timothy L. Coste and Lawrence W. Evers

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Viscoelastic modelling of entrance flow using multimode Leonov model, Mahesh Gupta, C. A. Hieber, and K. K. Wang

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Target specification error optimal camera configuration for vision-based robotics, Haluk Kucuk, Gordon Parker, Nicholas A. Klymyshyn, and Eric T. Baumgartner

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Dynamic modeling of forces on snowplow equipped trucks, Walter W. Olson, Alan Kempainen, Dusan Milacic, and Mark Osborne

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Optimal trajectories for flexible-link manipulator slewing using recursive quadratic programming: Experimental verification, G. G. Parker, G. R. Eisle, R. D. Robinett, and J. T. Feddema

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Drawbeads in sheet metal stamping - A review, S. G. Xu, M. L. Bohn, and K. J. Weinmann

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Computational flow simulation and interfacial shear for annular/stratified condensing flows, G. Yu and Amitabh Narain

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Strain gradients and continuum modeling of size effect in metal matrix composites, H. T. Zhu, H. M. Zbib, and E. C. Aifantis

Submissions from 1996

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Modeling of interfacial shear for gas liquid flows in annular film condensation, Amitabh Narain

Works from 1995

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Thinking Preferences of Engineering Students: Implications for Curriculum Restructuring, Monika Lumsdaine and Edward Lumsdaine

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On the role of strain gradients in adiabatic shear banding, H. T. Zhu and H. M. Zbib

Works from 1994

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On anisotropic finite deformation plasticity part I. A two-back stress model, J. Ning and E. C. Aifantis

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On anisotropic finite deformation plasticity Part II. A two-component model, J. Ning and E. C. Aifantis

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Computer-aided torch trajectory generation for automated coating of parts with complex surfaces, T. Vivekanandhan, A. R. Kashani, and R. Echempati

Works from 1993

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A Case Study in Creative Problem Solving in Engineering Design, James C. Conwell, George D. Catalano, and John E. Beard

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Interfacial shear modeling and flow predictions for internal flows of pure vapor experiencing film condensation, Amitabh Narain

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The effects of fuel sulfur concentration on regulated and unregulated heavy-duty diesel emissions, Cornelius N. Opris, Linda D. Gratz, Susan T. Bagley, Kirby J. Baumgard, David G. Leddy, and John H. Johnson

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A simple approach to solve boundary-value problems in gradient elasticity, C. Q. Ru and E. C. Aifantis

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On finite deformation plasticity with directional softening - Part II. Two-component model, M. F. Shi, J. C. Gerdeen, and E. C. Aifantis

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Gasification of porous combustion chamber deposits in a spark ignition engine, Bobbi Sue Wood and Carl L. Anderson

Submissions from 1992

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Interfacial shear modeling and flow predictions for internal film condesation flows, Amitabh Narain

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An investigation into the production of Bi- and Tri-layered strip by drawing through wedge-shaped dies, A. K. Taheri and S. A. Majlessi

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Numerical simulation of a low‐emission gas turbine combustor using KIVA‐II, S. L. Yang, R. Chen, M. C. Cline, H. L. Nguyen, and G. J. Micklow

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On the gradient-dependent theory of plasticity and shear banding, H. M. Zbib and E. C. Aifantis

Works from 1991

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Effects of a catalyzed diesel particle filter on the chemical and biological character of emissions from a diesel engine used in underground mines, S. T. Bagley, K. J. Baumgard, L. D. Gratz, K. L. Bickel, and W. F. Watts

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An infrared telemetry technique for making piston temperature measurements, G. L. Barna, D. B. Brumm, and C. L. Anderson

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The theoretical development of vehicle engine cooling airflow models using incompressible flow methods, Xintai Chang, Edward C. Chiang, and John H. Johnson

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The dimensionless correlation of airflow for vehicle engine cooling systems, Xintai Chang, Edward C. Chiang, John H. Johnson, and S. L. Yang

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The effect of a ceramic particulate trap on the particulate and vapor phase emissions of a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine, L. D. Gratz, S. T. Bagley, K. S. King, K. J. Baumgard, D. G. Leddy, and J. H. Johnson

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A photoelastic and FEM analysis of interfacial crack propagation, I. Miskioglu, C. R. Villmann, J. S. Pawloski, and D. M. Pariseau

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Pressure driven flow of pure vapor undergoing laminar film condensation between parallel plates, Amitabh Narain and Y. Kizilyalli

Works from 1990

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On stress controlled thermoviscoplastic shearing and higher order strain gradients, N. Charalambakis and E. C. Aifantis

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A one-dimensional transient compressible flow model for cooling airflow rate computation, Edward C. Chiang, George P.C. Huang, Zintai Chang, and John H. Johnson

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The thermostat characteristics and its effect on low-flow engine cooling system performance, Edward C. Chiang and John R. Keller

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On the microscopic origin of the plastic spin, Y. F. Dafalias and E. C. Aifantis

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Solute distribution in crack tips under mixed mode I/II conditions, E. E. Gdoutos and E. C. Aifantis

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On finite deformation plasticity with directional softening Part I: One-component model, M. F. Shi, J. C. Gerdeen, and E. C. Aifantis

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An investigation of injection rate controlled heat release of low cetane fuels in a direct injected diesel engine, Bradlee J. Stroia and Duane L. Abata

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Equilibrium of a solute in an elastic continuum -A statistical approach, D. J. Unger and E. C. Aifantis

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Importance and use of rigid body mode in boundary element method, Madhukar Vable

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The influence of sampling conditions on the repeatability of diesel particulate and vapor phase hydrocarbon and PAH measurements, D. A. Waldenmaier, L. D. Grato, S. T. Bagley, J. H. Johnson, and D. G. Leddy

Works from 1989

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The influence of pneumatic atomization on the lean limit and IMEP, Oner Arici, Lawrence W. Evers, and Randy L. Nussio

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Magnetostatic deformation experiment: Bending of a thin plate, N. S. Christopherson, M. O. Peach, and J. M. Dalrymphle

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Note on the balance of energy at a phase change interface, Amitabh Narain and D. D. Joseph

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Pressure driven flow of pure vapor undergoing laminar film condensation between parallel plates, Amitabh Narain and Y. Kizilyalli

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The flow of pure vapor undergoing film condensation between parallel plates, Amitabh Narain and Y. Kizilyalli

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Mobile electric power technologies for the army of the future, James J. Zucchetto, John H. Johnson, Phillip S. Myers, and Thomas Jahns

Works from 1988

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Diesel engine flame photographs with high pressure injection, Duane L. Abata, Bradlee J. Stroia, N. John Beck, and Alan R. Roach

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On three-dimensional nonlinear subharmonic resonant surface waves in a fluid: Part I—Theory, X. M. Gu, P. R. Sentha, and Amitabh Narain

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Magnetoelastic buckling: Why theory and experiment disagree, M. O. Peach, N. S. Christopherson, J. M. Dalrymple, and G. L. Viegelahn

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Completeness of solutions in the double porosity theory, D. J. Unger and E. C. Aifantis

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On the concept of relative and plastic spins and its implications to large deformation theories. Part I: Hypoelasticity and vertex-type plasticity, H. M. Zbib and E. C. Aifantis

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On the concept of relative and plastic spins and its implications to large deformation theories. Part II: Anisotropic hardening plasticity, H. M. Zbib and E. C. Aifantis

Works from 1987

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A model for finite-deformation plasticity, D. J. Bammann and E. C. Aifantis

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Making the boundary element method less sensitive to changes or errors in the input data, Madhukar Vable

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Frequency response estimators for use in the presence of uncorrelated noise, Alfred Wicks and William Shapton

Works from 1986

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Aspects of strain measures and strain rates, E. Chu

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Impulse dynamics of viscoelastic fluids and some solutions by integral transforms, Amitabh Narain

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On K-BKZ and other viscoelastic models as continuum generalizations of the classical spring-dashpot models, Amitabh Narain

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Instabilities during tension of thin voided viscoplastic sheets, Hussein M. Zbib and Elias C. Aifantis

Works from 1985

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The effects of variable conductivity on unsteady heat transfer in deposits, C. L. Anderson and C. Prakash

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Weatherability of pigmented plastics, John M. Dick, Marcus K. Chao, David L. Garrett, and Susan Pogasic

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Quantum combustion chamber for the digital engine, Lawrence W. Evers and Oswaldo Baasch

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On K-BKZ and other viscoelastic models as continuum generalizations of the classical spring-dashpot models, Amitabh Narain

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Comments on "on projective invariance of shaky structures in Euclidean space, by B. Wegner", G. Treviño

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An algorithm based on the boundary element method for problems in engineering mechanics, Madhukar Vable

Works from 1984

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The application of analytical ferrography and spectroscopy to detect normal and abnormal diesel engine wear, John W. Beck and John H. Johnson

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A quantum fuel injection system for the digital engine, Fredrick M. Heise and Lawrence W. Evers

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Lateral stability of rider/cycle systems, Charles W. Johnson and Jeffrey C. Huston

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On the theory of consolidation with double porosity—III A finite element formulation, M. Y. Khaled, D. E. Beskos, and E. C. Aifantis

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The design and testing of a computer-controlled cooling system for a diesel-powered truck, Zengyong Xu and John H. Johnson

Works from 1983

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The digital engine concept, Lawrence W. Evers

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The effects of a porous ceramic particulate trap on the physical, chemical and biological character of diesel particulate emissions, Paul R. Miller, Jackson Scholl, Susan Bagley, David Leddy, and John H. Johnson

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Remarks about the interpretation of impulse experiments in shear flows of viscoelastic liquids, Amitabh Narain and D. D. Joseph

Works from 1982

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A model and the methodology for determining wear particle generation rate and filter efficiency in a diesel engine using ferrography, Christopher J. Hubert, John W. Beck, and John H. Johnson

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Classification of linear viscoelastic solids based on a failure criterion, Amitabh Narain and Daniel Joseph

Works from 1981

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Biomechanical basis for recommendation of transurethral sphincterotomy in spinal-cord-injury patients with detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia, D. N. Ghista and I. Perkash

Works from 1980

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Cardiac assessment mechanics: 1 Left ventricular mechanomyocardiography, a new approach to the detection of diseased myocardial elements and states, D. N. Ghista, G. Ray, and H. Sandler

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Response of human body to tractor vibrations and its minimisation by provision of relaxation suspensions to both wheels and seat at the plane of centre of gravity, M. K. Patil, M. S. Palanichamy, and D. N. Ghista

Works from 1979

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The effect of material properties on the radiation of impact sound from cylinders - The stiffness and damping properties of billet materials are shown to affect radiated energy and spectrum from candiate forge-construction materials, N. I. Dreiman, H. A. Evensen, and A. A. Hendrickson

Works from 1977

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A study of the effect of oil and coolant temperatures on diesel engine brake specific fuel consumption, David A. Bolis, John H. Johnson, and Richard Callen

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The effect of oil and coolant temperatures on diesel engine wear, David A. Bolis, John H. Johnson, and Donald A. Daavetilla

Works from 1976

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Magnetoelastic buckling: Theory vs. experiment - Paper presents an investigation of the conditions which must be satisfied in an experimental program in order to check theoretical predictions of magnetoelastic buckling fields, J. M. Dalrymple, M. O. Peach, and G. L. Viegelahn