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

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Works from 1998

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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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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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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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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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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

Submissions from 1993

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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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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

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

Works from 1991

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

Works from 1989

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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

Submissions from 1988

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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

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

Submissions from 1985

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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

Submissions from 1983

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

Submissions from 1982

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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 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

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Resistance strain gages as physiological transducers on trees - Foil strain gages are bonded directly to the bark of a living tree to measure its relative physiological changes by monitoring changes in the circumference of the stem, R. L. Whipple, J. B. Ligon, C. P. Burger, and M. S. Coffman

Works from 1974

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Close-field optical analysis of an explosive-loading function - Dynamic photoelasticity methods were used to investigate the formation of a stress wave in a region very close to an explosive detonation in a two-dimensional model. Results provide an accurate description of the loading function for use in future analytical and experimental studies, J. B. Ligon and W. F. Riley

Works from 1970

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Evaluation of three-dimensional stresses in shrink-fit problems by scattered-light photoelasticity - Equipment and techniques were developed and used to determine stresses which result when a short, hollow, thick-walled cylinder is shrunk over a solid or thick-walled hollow shaft, S. R. Bhonsle and C. E. Work

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Wave propagation in thermoelastic solids at very low temperature, H. W. Lord and A. A. Lopez

Works from 1969

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The synthesis of an engineer, Gordon L. Scofield