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Works from 2013

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A modeling study of SCR reaction kinetics from reactor experiments, Xiaobo Song, Gordon Parker, John Johnson, Jeffrey D. Naber, and Josh Pihl

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Experimental and modeling study of a diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) under transient and CPF active regeneration conditions, Xiaobo Song, Harsha Surenahalli, Jeffrey D. Naber, Gordon Parker, and John Johnson

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Optimal SCR control using data-driven models, Andrew Stevens, Yannan Sun, Jianming Lian, Maruthi Devarakonda, and Gordon Parker

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Extended kalman filter estimator for NH3 storage, NO, NO 2 and NH3 estimation in a SCR, Harsha Shankar Surenahalli, Gordon Parker, and John Johnson

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Combining multiple GPS receivers to enhance relative distance measurements, Eddy Trinklein and Gordon Parker

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Meeting RFS2 Targets with an E10/E15-like Fuel - Experimental and Analytical Assessment of Higher Alcohols in Multi-component Blends with Gasoline, Thomas Wallner, Andrew Ickes, Kristina Lawyer, Scott Miers, Jeffrey Naber, David Ertl, and Rodney Williamson

Works from 2012

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DC microgrid optimal storage distribution using a conductance and energy state modeling approach, Matthew Heath, Gregory Vosters, Gordon Parker, Wayne Weaver, David G. Wilson, and Rush D. Robinett

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Investigation of diesel liquid spray penetration fluctuations under vaporizing conditions, Jaclyn E. Johnson, Jeffrey Naber, Seong Young Lee, Eric Kurtz, Nan Robarge, and Hai Wen Ge

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Sensitivity of shear-driven internal condensing flows to pressure fluctuations and its utilization for heat flux enhancements, Michael Toomas Kivisalu, Patcharapol Gorgitrattanagul, Amitabh Narain, Ranjeeth R. Naik, and Mohammed Hasan

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Dynamics of a non-newtonian droplet impact on a micro-textured surface, Joo Hyun Moon, Dong Hwan Shin, Seong Hyuk Lee, and Chang Kyoung Choi

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Comparative experimental and computational studies for annular condensing and boiling flows in millimeter scale horizontal ducts, Amitabh Narain, Michael Toomas Kivisalu, Ranjeeth R. Naik, Patcharapol Gorgitrattanagul, Soumya Asimkumar Mitra, and Mohammed Hasan

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Electrical cell-substrate impedance sensing for measuring cellular transformation, migration, invasion, and anticancer compound screening, Bryan Plunger, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Tim E. Sparer

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Catalyzed particulate filter passive oxidation study with ULSD and biodiesel blended fuel, Kenneth Lee Shiel, Jeffrey Naber, John Johnson, and Chris Hutton

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Enzyme reactions in nanoporous, picoliter volume containers, Piro Siuti, Scott T. Retterer, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Mitchel J. Doktycz

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A Kalman Filter estimator for a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst during active regeneration of a CPF, Harsha S. Surenahalli, Gordon Parker, John Johnson, and Maruthi N. Devarakonda

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Development of a micro-engine testing system, Andrew Wiegand, Scott Miers, Jason Blough, Darin Kowalski, and Andy Biske

Works from 2011

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In situ observation of size-scale effects on the mechanical properties of ZnO nanowires, Anjana Asthana, Kasra Momeni, Abhishek Prasad, and Yoke Khin Yap

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In situ probing of structural and electromechanical properties of an individual ZnO nanobelt, Anjana Asthana, Kasra Momeni, Abhishek Prasad, Yoke Khin Yap, and Reza Shahbazian-Yassar

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On the correlation of crystal defects and band gap properties of ZnO nanobelts, Anjana Asthana, Kasra Momeni, Abhishek Prasad, Yoke Khin Yap, and Reza Shahbazian Yassar

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Hydrophilic and superhydrophilic surfaces and materials, Jaroslaw Drelich, Emil Chibowski, Dennis Desheng Meng, and Konrad Terpilowski

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A self-adaptive thermal switch array for rapid temperature stabilization under various thermal power inputs, Xiaobao Geng, Pragnesh Patel, Amitabh Narain, and Dennis Desheng Meng

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In situ observation of reversible rippling in multi-walled boron nitride nanotubes, Hessam Mir Shah Ghassemi, Chee H. Lee, Yoke Khin Yap, and Reza Shahbazian-Yassar

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Closed loop optimal load control with application to microgrid load design, Matthew Heath, Gordon Parker, David G. Wilson, and Rush D. Robinett

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Power optimal capacitor charging to illustrate a method for identifying microgrid renewable source characteristics, Matthew Heath, Gordon Parker, David G. Wilson, and Rush D. Robinett

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Shear/pressure driven internal condensing flows and their sensitivity to inlet pressure fluctuations, Michael Toomas Kivisalu, N. Gorgitrattanagul, Soumya Asimkumar Mitra, Ranjeeth R. Naik, and Amitabh Narain

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Prediction and control of internal condensing flows in the experimental context of their inlet condition sensitivities, Michael Toomas Kivisalu, Patcharapol Gorgitrattanagul, Soumya Asimkumar Mitra, Ranjeeth R. Naik, and Amitabh Narain

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Current state of military hybrid vehicle development, Denise M. Kramer and Gordon Parker

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Experimental results on gravity driven fully condensing flows in vertical tubes, their agreement with theory, and their differences with shear driven flows’ boundary-condition sensitivities, Jorge H. Kurita, Michael Toomas Kivisalu, Soumya Asimkumar Mitra, Ranjeeth R. Naik, and Amitabh Narain

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Dynamic spreading of a droplet impinging on micro-textured surfaces, Jae Bong Lee, Seong Hyuk Lee, and Chang K. Choi

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Work in progress - Weaving threads of sustainability into the fabric of the mechanical engineering curriculum, Michele Miller, John K. Gershenson, Chuck Margraves, Ibrahim Miskioglu, and Gordon Parker

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A quasi one-dimensional method and results for steady annular/stratified shear and gravity driven condensing flows, Soumya Asimkumar Mitra, Amitabh Narain, Ranjeeth R. Naik, and Shantanu D. Kulkarni

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Signal Processing Parameters for Estimation of the Diesel Engine Combustion Signature, Andrew J. Morello, Jason Blough, Jeffrey Naber, and Libin Jia

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(CdSe) ZnS core shell quantum dots decorated zinc oxide nanowires for solar energy harvesting applications, Abhishek Prasad, Archana Pandey, Karl A. Walczak, Craig Friedrich, and Yoke Khin Yap

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Real time observation of nanomaterials in energy harvesting and Li-ion battery systems, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, Hessam Mir Shah Ghassemi, Anjana Asthana, M. Au, and Yoke Khin Yap

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Modeling study of active regeneration of a catalyzed particulate filter using one-dimensional DOC and CPF models, Harsha Shankar Surenhalli, Kiran Premchand, John Johnson, and Gordon Parker

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An interdisciplinary program for education and outreach in hybrid & electric drive vehicle engineering at Michigan Technological University, Wayne Weaver, Carl Anderson, Jeffrey D. Naber, Jason Keith, Jeremy Worm, John Beard, Bo Chen, and Steven Hackney

Works from 2010

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Effects of biodiesel blends on particulate matter oxidation in a catalyzed particulate filter during active regeneration, Gregory Austin, Jeffrey Naber, John Johnson, and Chris Hutton

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Surface charge-and space-dependent transport of proteins in crowded environments of nanotailored posts, Chang Kyoung Choi, Jason D. Fowlkes, Scott T. Retterer, Piro Siuti, Sukanya Iyer, and Mitchel J. Doktycz

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Cell adhesion property affected by cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase: Opto-electric approach, Chang Kyoung Choi, Mugdha Sukhthankar, Chul Ho Kim, Seong Ho Lee, Anthony English, Kenneth D. Kihm, and Seung Joon Baek

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In situ TEM monitoring of thermal decomposition in individual boron nitride nanotubes, Hessam Mir Shah Ghassemi, Chee Huei Lee, Yoke Khin Yap, and Reza Shahbazian-Yassar

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Condenser performance, control, and heat transfer enhancement issues resulting from elliptic-sensitivity of shear driven internal condensing flows, Shantanu Kulkarni, Amitabh Narain, Michael Toomas Kivisalu, Soumya Asimkumar Mitra, and Mohammed Hasan

Forced flow of vapor condensing over a horizontal plate (problem of cess and koh) - Steady and unsteady solutions of the full 2D governing equations, Shantanu Kulkarni, Amitabh Narain, and Soumya Asimkumar Mitra

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Optimization strategy for resonant mass sensor design in the presence of squeeze film damping, Chengzhang Li and Michele H. Miller

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Measurement of dry soot and particulate matter from two-stroke and four-stroke snowmobiles, Scott Miers, Christopher Green, Jay Meldrum, Christine Lundberg, William Silvis, and Harry Pankratz

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Numerical simulation of exact two-dimensional governing equations for internal condensing flows, Soumya Asimkumar Mitra, Ranjeeth R. Naik, and Amitabh Narain

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Screening for novel constitutively active CXCR2 mutants and their cellular effects, Giljun Park, Tom Masi, Chang K. Choi, Heejung Kim, Jeffrey M. Becker, and Tim E. Sparer

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Development and fabrication of nanoporous silicon-based bioreactors within a microfluidic chip, Scott T. Retterer, Piro Siuti, Chang Kyoung Choi, Darrell K. Thomas, and Mitchel J. Doktycz

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Evaporation characteristics of sessile droplets on nano-patterned hydrophobic surfaces, Dong Hwan Shin, Seong Hyuk Lee, Scott Retterer, and Chang K. Choi

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Kinematic analysis of a swash-plate controlled variable displacement axial-piston pump with a conical barrel assembly, Zhiru Shi, Gordon Parker, and Jonathan Granstrom

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Hydrophilic nanotube coating of Ti implant materials for potential rapid bone regeneration, Tolou Shokuhfar, C. K. Choi, and Craig Friedrich

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Numerical investigation of laminar flame speed of gasoline - ethanol/air mixtures with varying pressure, temperature and dilution, Iltesham Z. Syed, Yeliana Yeliana, Abhijit Mukherjee, Jeffrey Naber, and Donna Michalek

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Input shaping vibration control for nonminimum phase systems, Jiping Tang and Gordon Parker

Works from 2009

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Correlation of Air Fuel Ratio with ionization signal metrics in a multicylinder spark ignited engine, Abhijit, Geomy George, and Jeffrey Naber

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The filtration, oxidation and pressure drop characteristics of a catalyzed particulate filter during active regeneration - A 1D modeling study, Rohith Arasappa, Kiran C. Premchand, Krishna Pradeep Chilumukuru, John Johnson, Jeffrey Naber, and Song Lin Yang

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A simple learning control to eliminate RF-MEMS switch bounce, Jill C. Blecke, David S. Epp, Hartono Sumali, and Gordon Parker

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Understanding order tracking algorithm limitations, Jason Blough

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An experimental study of particulate thermal oxidation in a catalyzed filter during active regeneration, Krishna Pradeep Chilumukuru, Rohith Arasappa, John Johnson, and Jeffrey Naber

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Experimental study comparing particle size and mass concentration data for a cracked and un-cracked diesel particulate filter, Rayomand H. Dabhoiwala, John Johnson, and Jeffrey Naber

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Model-based estimation and control system development in a Urea-SCR aftertreatment system, Maruthi Devarakonda, Gordon Parker, John H. Johnson, Vadim Strots, and Shyam Santhanam

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Model-based control system design in a urea-SCR aftertreatment system based on NH3 sensor feedback, M. Devarakonda, G. Parker, J. H. Johnson, and V. Strots

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Realization of ground effects on snowmobile pass-by noise testing, Brandon J. Dilworth and Jason Blough

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In situ observation of pitting corrosion of the Zr50Cu40Al10 bulk metallic glass, B. A. Green, R. V. Steward, I. Kim, C. K. Choi, P. K. Liaw, K. D. Kihm, and Y. Yokoyama

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Modeling interior noise in off-highway trucks using statistical energy analysis, Rohit Gujarathi, David Copley, Richard Romick, and Mohan Rao

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Modeling, design and validation of an exhaust muffler for a commercial telehandler, Ketan G. Kshirsagar, Scott R. Kiel, and Mohan D. Rao

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Development, implementation, and validation of a fuel impingement model for direct injected fuels with high enthalpy of vaporization, Craig D. Marriott, Matthew A. Wiles, and Brandon T. Rouse

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Annular/Stratified internal condensing flows in millimeter to micrometer scale ducts, Soumya Asimkumar Mitra, Amitabh Narain, Shantanu Kulkarni, Ranjeeth R. Naik, and Jorge H. Kurita

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An experimental framework to analyze alternative decision-making strategies using situational simulations in construction management, Amlan Mukherjee, Nilufer Onder, Corey Tebo, and Kekoa Kaaikala

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Computational and ground-based experimental investigations of the effects of specified and unspecified (free) conditions at exit for condensing flows in terrestrial and micro-gravity environments, Amitabh Narain, Amruta V. Kulkarni, Soumya Asimkumar Mitra, and Michael Toomas Kivisalu

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Fluorescence and fiber-optics based real-time thickness sensor for dynamic liquid films, T. W. Ng, Amitabh Narain, and Michael Toomas Kivisalu

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Electrical impedance measurements predict cellular transformation, Giljun Park, Chang Kyoung Choi, Anthony E. English, and Tim E. Sparer

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Development of a 1-D CPF model to simulate active regeneration of a diesel particulate filter, Kiran C. Premchand, John Johnson, and Song Lin Yang

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Road noise TPA simplification for improving vehicle sensitivity to tire cavity resonance using helium gas, Andrew S. Waisanen and Jason Blough

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Study of basic injection configurations using a direct-injection hydrogen research engine, Thomas Wallner, Abhijeet M. Nande, and Jeffrey Naber

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Assessment of multiple injection strategies in a direct-injection hydrogen research engine, Thomas Wallner, Riccardo Scarcelli, Abhijeet M. Nande, and Jeffrey Naber

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Determination of heat transfer augmentation due to fuel spray impingement in a high-speed diesel engine, Christopher J. Weingartz, Christopher Anderson, and Scott Miers

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Development of an in-service snowmobile emission test procedure for the SAE clean snowmobile challenge, Christopher J. Weingartz and Scott Miers

Works from 2008

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Ionization signal response during combustion knock and comparison to cylinder pressure for SI engines, Abhijit and Jeffrey Naber

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A methodology to estimate the mass of particulate matter retained in a catalyzed particulate filter as applied to active regeneration and on-board diagnostics to detect filter failures, Rayomand H. Dabhoiwala, John Johnson, Jeffrey Naber, and Susan T. Bagley

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Experimental and modeling results comparing two diesel oxidation catalyst-catalyzed particulate filter systems, Rayomand H. Dabhoiwala, John Johnson, Jeffrey Naber, and Susan T. Bagley

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Adequacy of reduced order models for model-based control in a urea-SCR aftertreatment system, Maruthi Devarakonda, Gordon Parker, John Johnson, Vadim Strots, and Shyam Santhanam

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Model-based estimation and control system development in a Urea-SCR aftertreatment system, Maruthi Devarakonda, Gordon Parker, John Johnson, Vadim Strots, and Shyam Santhanam

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An integrated supply system for forest biomass, Timothy L. Jenkins and John W. Sutherland

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Market analysis and considerations for renewable energy technologies, Dana M. Johnson

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Cost and financial feasibility of two biomass power technologies, Dana M. Johnson, James H. Whitmarsh, and Jillian R. Waterstraut

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Experimental studies of an advanced ceramic diesel particulate filter, Saurabh Mathur, John Johnson, Jeffrey Naber, Susan T. Bagley, and Anand S. Shende

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Application of biomass derived fuels for internal combustion engines with a focus on transportation, Jeffrey Naber and Jeremy Worm

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Impact of EGR on combustion processes in a hydrogen fuelled SI engine, Abhijeet M. Nande, Stanislaw Szwaja, and Jeffrey Naber

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Influence of water injection on performance and emissions of a direct-injection hydrogen research engine, Abhijeet M. Nande, Thomas Wallner, and Jeffrey Naber

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Evaluation of injector location and nozzle design in a direct-injection hydrogen research engine, Thomas Wallner, Abhijeet M. Nande, and Jeffrey Naber

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The calculation of mass fraction burn of ethanol-gasoline blended fuels using single and two-zone models, Yeliana Yeliana, Christopher Cooney, Jeremy Worm, and Jeffrey Naber

Works from 2007

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Understanding the Kalman/Vold-Kalman order tracking filters' formulation and behavior, Jason Blough

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Root cause identification and methods of reducing rear window buffeting noise, Larry Deaton, Mohan Rao, and Wei Zen Shih

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Implementation of the time variant discrete fourier transform as a real-time order tracking method, Brandon J. Dilworth and Jason Blough

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Refining vibration quality - A study characterizing vehicle/operator interface vibration on snowmobiles and ATVs, Justin D. Keske and Jason Blough

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Steady “Attractors” for forced flow of vapor condensing over a horizontal plate (problem in Cess and Koh) and their unsteady responses to initial disturbances and noise, Amruta V. Kulkarni, Amitabh Narain, and Soumya Asimkumar Mitra

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Internal condensing flows inside a vertical pipe: Experimental/computational investigations of the effects of specified and unspecified (free) conditions at exit, Jorge H. Kurita, Amitabh Narain, Michael Toomas Kivisalu, A. Siemionko, and Shantanu Kulkarni

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Evaluation of electro-acoustic techniques for in-situ measurement of acoustic absorption coefficient of grass and artificial turf surfaces, Niranjan R. Londhe, Mohan D. Rao, and Jason Blough

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Internal condensing flows inside a vertical pipe: Experimental/computational investigations of the effects of specified and unspecified (free) conditions at exit, Amitabh Narain, J. H. Kurita, Michael Toomas Kivisalu, A. Siemionko, Shantanu Kulkarni, T. W. Ng, N. Kim, and L. Phan

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Development and validation of an acoustic encapsulation to reduce diesel engine noise, Subhro S. Nathak, Mohan D. Rao, and Joseph R. Derk

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Fluorescence and fiber-optics based real-time thickness sensor for dynamic liquid films, T. W. Ng and Amitabh Narain