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    • 3D printing: an emerging tool for novel microfluidics and lab-on-a-chip applications 

      Yazdi, A.A.; Popma, A.; Wong, W.; Nguyen, T.; Pan, Y.Y.; Xu, J. (Springer Verlag, 2016-03-01)
      In the past few years, 3D printing technology has witnessed an explosive growth, penetrating various aspects of our lives. Current best-in-class 3D printers can fabricate micrometer scale objects, which has made fabrication ...
    • Adhesion of blended polymer films 

      Staszel, C.; Sinha-Ray, S.; Yarin, A.L.; Pourdeyhimi, B. (Elsevier, 2017-03-10)
      In this work, the adhesion energies of two dissimilar polymer films after thermal bonding are studied. The films were formed from the emulsions of polycaprolactone (PCL) and nylon-6 (N6) spin-coated onto metal substrates. ...
    • Base fluid and temperature effects on the heat transfer characteristics of SiC in ethylene glycol/H2O and H2O nanofluids 

      Timofeeva, Elena V.; Yu, Wenhua; France, David M.; Singh, Dileep; Routbort, Jules L. (American Institute of Physics, 2011-01-01)
      Experimental data are presented for the thermal conductivity, viscosity, and turbulent flow heat transfer coefficient of nanofluids with SiC particles suspended in ethylene glycol (EG)/water (H2O) mixture with a 50/50 ...
    • Blister-like Soft Nano-textured Thermo-pneumatic Actuator as an Artificial Muscle 

      An, Seongpil; Kang, Dong Jin; Yarin, Alexander L. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018-05-23)
      Here, model blister-like soft thermo-pneumatic artificial muscles with the embedded nanofibers impregnated with ethanol are developed. The muscles are essentially blister-like thermo-pneumatic soft actuators (BTSAs), which ...
    • Breakup Process of Cylindrical Viscous Liquid Specimens after a Strong Explosion in the Core 

      Bang BH; Ahn, CS; Kim DY; Lee JG; Kim HM; Jeong JT; Yoon WS; Al-Deyab, Salem S.; Yoo JH; Yoon SS; Yarin AL (AIP Publishing, 2016-09)
      Basic understanding and theoretical description of the expansion and breakup of cylindrical specimens of Newtonian viscous liquid after an explosion of an explosive material in the core are aimed in this work along with ...
    • Chemical sensing with switchable transport channels in graphene grain boundaries 

      Yasaei, P.; Kumar, B.; Hantehzadeh, R.; Kayyalha, M.; Baskin, A.; Repnin, N.; Wang, C.; Klie, R.F.; Chen, Y.P.; Král, P.; Salehi-Khojin, A. (Nature Publishing Group, 2014-09)
      Grain boundaries can markedly affect the electronic, thermal, mechanical and optical properties of a polycrystalline graphene. While in many applications the presence of grain boundaries in graphene is undesired, here we ...
    • A Clove-Hitch Suture Method for Small-Caliber Tendon Ends 

      Abraham, Edward; League, Alan; Amirouche, Farid; Kulkarni, Nikhil (Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc, 2012-07)
      Background: The choices of suture methods used to secure the end of a small-caliber tendon with a combination of suture materials passing through and looping around the tendon are not well documented. A secure stitchtendon unit ...
    • Contact force control in multibody pantograph/catenary systems 

      Shabana, Ahmed A; Tinsley, Brian; Patel, Mohil D; Pappalardo, Carmine M (Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 2015-09-21)
      In this paper, a new continuum-based pantograph/catenary model based on the absolute nodal coordinate formulation (ANCF) is proposed and used to develop an effective method to control the contact force which arises ...
    • Coupling between shear and bending in the analysis of beam problems: Planar case 

      Ahmed, Shabana; Patel, Mohil (Academic Press, 2018-03)
      The interpretation of invariants, such as curvatures which uniquely define the bending and twist of space curves and surfaces, is fundamental in the formulation of the beam and plate elastic forces. Accurate representations ...
    • A Data Mining based Full Ceramic Bearing Fault Diagnostic System using AE Sensors 

      He, D.; Li, R. Y.; Zhu, J. D.; Zade, M. (IEEE-INST Electronics Engineers INC, 2011-12)
      Full ceramic bearings are considered the first step towards full ceramic, oil free engines in the future. No research on full ceramic bearing fault diagnostics using acoustic emission (AE) sensors has been reported. Unlike ...
    • Design and Synthesis of Superhydrophobic Carbon Nanofiber Composite Coatings for Terahertz Frequency Shielding and Attenuation 

      Das, Arindam; Megaridis, Constantine M.; Liu, Lei; Wang, Tao; Biswas, Abhijit (American Institute of Physics, 2011-04-25)
      We report design and synthesis of polymer-based large-area superhydrophobic carbon nanofiber (CNF) composite coatings for tunable electromagnetic interference shielding and attenuation in the terahertz (THz) frequency ...
    • Detection of heavy metal by paper-based microfluidics 

      Lin, Y.; Gritsenko, D.; Feng, S.; Teh, Y.C.; Lu, X.; Xu, J. (Elsevier, 2016-04)
      Heavy metal pollution has shown great threat to the environment and public health worldwide. Current methods for the detection of heavy metals require expensive instrumentation and laborious operation, which can only be ...
    • Detection of on-aircraft fatigue cracks in a UH-60A planet carrier using spectral averaging. 

      Van Hecke, B; Yoon, J; He, D (British Institute of Non-destructive Testing, 2015-11-01)
      In this paper, a new method for planet carrier fatigue crack detection is presented. This method begins by time synchronously resampling vibration signals to segment the signals according to shaft crossing times, such ...
    • Detection of Vapor Released from Sublimating Materials Encased in Porous Medium 

      Zhang, Wenshuo; Zussman, Eyal; Yarin, Alexander, L. (Elsevier, 2018-03)
      Detection of materials encased in porous media is important in many applications and can be attempted via sensing vapor sublimating from them. Development of such sensors requires evaluation of vapor concentration expected ...
    • Development of ANCF tetrahedral finite elements for the nonlinear dynamics of flexible structures 

      Pappalardo, Carmine M. (Springer Verlag, 2017-09)
      In this paper, methods for developing isoparametric tetrahedral finite elements (FE) based on the absolute nodal coordinate formulation (ANCF) are presented. The proposed ANCF tetrahedral elements have twelve coordinates ...
    • A distributed decision framework for building clusters with different heterogeneity settings. 

      Jafari-Marandi, R; Hu, M; Omitaomu, OA (Elsevier Inc., 2016-03)
      In the past few decades, extensive research has been conducted to develop operation and control strategy for smart buildings with the purpose of reducing energy consumption. Besides studying on single building, it is ...
    • Drastic sensing enhancement using acoustic bubbles for surface-based microfluidic sensors 

      Vellis, A. De; Gritsenko, D.; Lin, Y.; Wu, Z.; Zhang, X.; Pan, Y.; Xue, W.; Xu, J. (Elsevier, 2016-11)
      There is a high demand for ultrafast biosensors for industrial and public health applications. However, the performance of existing sensors is often limited by the slow mass transport process in traditional pressure-driven ...
    • Drop Impacts on Electrospun Nanofiber Membranes 

      Sahu, R.P.; Sinha-Ray, S.; Yarin, A.L.; Pourdeyhimi, B. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012)
      This work reports a systematic study of drop impacts of polar and non-polar liquids onto different electrospun nanofiber membranes (of 8-10 μm thickness and pore sizes of 3-6 μm) with an increasing degree of hydrophobicity. ...
    • Dynamic Characterization of a Ducted Inverse Diffusion Flame Using Recurrence Analysis 

      Sen, Uddalok; Gangopadhyay, Tryambak; Bhattacharya, Chandrachur; Mukhopadhyay, Achintya; Sen, Swarnendu (Taylor & Francis, 2017-09-25)
      Normal diffusion flame or partially premixed flame is used in many applications, such as aviation engines, tanks, ocean vessels, and industrial furnaces, because of its high flame stability and relatively low susceptibility ...
    • Dynamic pricing and inventory control: robust vs. stochastic uncertainty models-a computational study 

      Adida, Elodie; Perakis, Georgia (Springer Verlag, 2010-12)
      In this paper, we consider a variety of models for dealing with demand uncertainty for a joint dynamic pricing and inventory control problem in a make-to-stock manufacturing system. We consider a multi-product capacitated, ...