This collection contains selected publications and research by WPI Mechanical Engineering faculty.
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Submissions from 2012
Effects of Processing Residual Stresses on Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of Structural Materials: Experimental Approaches and Microstructural Mechanisms, Christopher J. Lammi and Diana Lados
Submissions from 2011
Localized Recrystallization in Cast Al-Si-Mg Alloy During Solution Heat Treatment: Dilatometric and Calorimetric Studies, S. K. Chaudhury, V. Warke, S. Shankar, and Diran Apelian
Solution Treatment Effects on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Al-(1 to 13 Pct)Si-Mg Cast Alloys, Diana A. Lados and Diran Apelian
Aging Effects on Heat Treatment Response and Mechanical Properties of Al-(1 to 13 Pct)Si-Mg Cast Alloys, Diana A. Lados, Diran Apelian, and Libo Wang
Recent Advances in Microdevices for Transportation Industry, Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz
Numerical Simulation and Experimental Validation of Residual Stresses in Water-Quenched Aluminum Alloy Castings, Bowang Xiao, Keyu Li, Qigui Wang, and Yiming Rong
An Experimental Study of Heat Transfer During Forced Air Convection, Bowang Xiao, Gang Wang, Qigui Wang, Mohammed Maniruzzaman, Yiming Rong, and Richard D. Sisson Jr.
Submissions from 2010
Submissions from 2009
Estimation of Spatially Distributed Processes Using Mobile Spatially Distributed Sensor Network, Michael A. Demetriou and Islam I. Hussein
Effect of Alloy Composition on Carburizing Performance of Steel, Olga K. Rowan and Richard D. Sisson Jr.
A Model for Converting Dilatometric Strain Measurements to the Fraction of Phase Formed During the Transformation of Austenite to Martensite in Powder Metallurgy Steels, Virendra S. Warke, Richard D. Sisson, and Makhlouf M. Makhlouf
Submissions from 2008
Lotka-Volterra Systems in Environments with Randomly Disordered Temporal Periodicity, Arvid Naess, Mikhail F. Dimentberg, and Oleg Gaidai
Comparing Mathematical and Heuristic Approaches for Scientific Data Analysis, Aparna S. Varde, Shuhui Ma, Mohammed D. Maniruzzaman, David C. Brown, Elke A. Rundensteiner, and Richard D. Sisson Jr.
Submissions from 2007
A Methodology to Predict the Effects of Quench Rates on Mechanical Properties of Cast Aluminum Alloys, Shuhui Ma, Mohammed D. Maniruzzaman, D. S. Mackenzie, and Richard D. Sisson Jr.
Submissions from 2006
Reza Abbaschian - 2006 President of, ASM International, Diran Apelian
Effects of Rapid Heating on Solutionizing Characteristics of Al-Si-Mg Alloys Using a Fluidized Bed, S. K. Chaudhury and Diran Apelian
Fluidized Bed Heat Treatment of Cast Al-Si-Cu-Mg Alloys, S. K. Chaudhury and Diran Apelian
Carbon Diffusion in Steels: a Numerical Analysis Based on Direct Integration of the Flux, Olga Karabelchtchlkova and Richard D. Sisson Jr.
Fatigue Crack Growth Mechanisms At the Microstructure Scale in Al-Si-Mg Cast Alloys: Mechanisms in Regions II and III, Diana A. Lados, Diran Apelian, and J. Fred Major
Authors' Reply to Reply of Discussion on "Nucleation Mechanism of Eutectic Phases in Aluminum-Silicon Hypoeutectic Alloys", S. Shankar and Makhlouf M. Makhlouf
Guest Editorial, Yongho Sohn, Carelyn Campbell, John E. Morral, and Richard D. Sisson
Submissions from 2005
Pup Suckling Is More Rewarding Than Cocaine: Evidence From Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Three-Dimensional Computational Analysis, Craig F. Ferris, Praveen Kulkarni, John M. Sullivan Jr., Josie A. Harder, Tara L. Messenger, and Marcelo Febo
Singular Control-Invariance PDEs for Nonlinear Systems, Nikolaos Kazantzis and Michael A. Demetriou
Submissions from 2004
A Self-Learning Coupled Map Lattice for Vortex Shedding in Cable and Cylinder Wakes, G. Balasubramanian, D. J. Olinger, and Michael A. Demetriou
Lubricant Pyrolysis During Sintering of Powder Metallurgy Compacts, M. M. Baum, R. M. Becker, A. M. Lappas, J. A. Moss, Diran Apelian, D. Saha, and V. A. Kapinus
A Growth Pathway for Highly Ordered Quantum Dot Arrays, Jianyu Liang, Hailin Luo, Rod Beresford, and Jimmy Xu
Yield Behavior of Commercial Al-Si Alloys in the Semisolid State, Q. Y. Pan, Diran Apelian, and A. N. Alexandrou
Casting of Aluminum-Based Wrought Alloys Using Controlled Diffusion Solidification, Deepak Saha, Sumanth Shankar, Diran Apelian, and Makhlouf M. Makhlouf
Eutectic Solidification of Aluminum-Silicon Alloys, S. Shankar, Y. W. Riddle, and Makhlouf M. Makhlouf
Submissions from 2003
Focused Ion Beam Milling: A Practical Method for Preparing Cast Al-Si Alloy Samples for Transmission Electron Microscopy, S. Shankar, Y. W. Riddle, and Makhlouf M. Makhlouf
FEM Modeling of Induction Hardening Processes in Steel, J. Yuan, J. Kang, Yiming Rong, and Richard D. Sisson Jr.
Submissions from 2002
Lotka-Volterra System in a Random Environment, Mikhail F. Dimentberg
Investigation of Fatigue Crack Initiation in Ti-6Al-4V During Tensile-Tensile Fatigue, Svetlana G. Ivanova, Ronald R. Biederman, and Richard D. Sisson Jr.
Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation of the Rotating Impeller Particle Flotation Process: Part I. Fluid Flow, Mohammed D. Maniruzzaman and Makhlouf M. Makhlouf
Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation of the Rotating Impeller Particle Flotation Process: Part II. Particle Agglomeration and Flotation, Mohammed D. Maniruzzaman and Makhlouf M. Makhlouf
Die Soldering: Mechanism of the Interface Reaction Between Molten Aluminum Alloy and Tool Steel, Sumanth Shankar and Diran Apelian
Submissions from 2001
Finite-Element Modeling of Extraordinary Magnetoresistance in Thin Film Semiconductors with Metallic Inclusions, J. Moussa, L. R. Ram-Mohan, John M. Sullivan Jr., T. Zhou, D. R. Hines, and S. A. Solin
Characterization of the Kinetic and Mechanistic Differences Between Free-Surface and Bulk Grain Growth in WC-Co Materials, J. M. Olson and Makhlouf M. Makhlouf
Submissions from 2000
New Test Methodology for Static and Dynamic Shape Measurements of Microelectromechanical Systems, Gordon C. Brown and Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz
Absolute Shape Measurements Using High-Resolution Optoelectronic Holography Methods, Cosme Furlong and Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz
Structure-Enhanced Yield Stress of Magnetorheological Fluids, X. Tang, X. Zhang, R. Tao, and Yiming Rong
Submissions from 1999
The Effect of Ion Implanting on Hydrogen Entry into Metals, S. C. Chou and Makhlouf M. Makhlouf
Resonant Oscillation of a Liquid Metal Column Driven by Electromagnetic Lorentz Force Sources, Sergey N. Makarov, Reinhold Ludwig, and Diran Apelian
Submissions from 1998
Utilization of Coupling Effects in Compensator Design for Structural Acoustic Systems, H. T. Banks, Michael A. Demetriou, and R. C. Smith
Holographic Microscope for Measuring Displacements of Vibrating Microbeams Using Time-Averaged, Electro-Optic Holography, Gordon C. Brown and Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz
Hybrid Computational and Experimental Approach for the Study and Optimization of Mechanical Components, Cosme Furlong and Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz
Submissions from 1994
Reengineering Engineering-Education: Paradigms and Paradoxes, Diran Apelian
Thermal Degradation of Foamed Polymethyl Methacrylate in the Expendable Pattern Casting Process, S. Mehta and Satya S. Shivkumar
Impact Properties of A356-T6 Alloys, Satya S. Shivkumar, S. Wang, and C. Keller
Isothermal Oxidation of Physical Vapor-Deposited Partially-Stabilized Zirconia Thermal Barrier Coatings, Y. H. Sohn, Ronald R. Biederman, and Richard D. Sisson Jr.
Submissions from 1993
A Low-Dimensional Model for Chaos in Open Fluid-Flows, David J. Olinger
Submissions from 1989
Submissions from 1988
Plane Simple Shear of Smooth Inelastic Circular Disks - The Anisotropy of the 2nd Moment in the Dilute and Dense Limits, J. T. Jenkins and Mark W. Richman
Submissions from 1985
A Transmission Electron-Microscopy Study of RF-Magnetron-Sputtered and DC-Magnetron-Sputtered Thin-Film Chromium and Chromium Platinum Coatings, M. R. Fishkis, Richard D. Sisson Jr., and Ronald R. Biederman
Heterodyne Holography Applications in Studies of Small Components, Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz
Holographic-Interferometry - the 20th Anniversary, Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz
Pulsed Laser Holography in Studies of Bone Motions and Deformations, Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz
Time Average Holography in Vibration Analysis, Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz
Summary Abstract - Quantitative Phase-Analysis of Partially Stabilized Zirconia-8.5-Percent Yttria by a Random Fitting Least Chi-Squared Method, Ichiro Sone, Richard D. Sisson Jr., and Ronald R. Biederman
Submissions from 1980
Determination of Sensitivity Vectors in Hologram Interferometry From Two Known Rotations of the Object, Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz and Karl A. Stetson