Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Output 1880 2018

2018

Additive Manufacturing of Composites and Complex Materials

Spowart, J. E., Gupta, N. & Lehmhus, D. Mar 1 2018 In : JOM. 70, 3, p. 272-274 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

3D printers
Composite materials
Graphite
Syntactics
Sports

Additive Manufacturing of Syntactic Foams: Part 2: Specimen Printing and Mechanical Property Characterization

Singh, A. K., Saltonstall, B., Patil, B., Hoffmann, N., Doddamani, M. & Gupta, N. Jan 16 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : JOM. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3D printers
Printing properties
Polyethylene
Syntactics
High density polyethylenes

Additive Manufacturing of Syntactic Foams: Part 1: Development, Properties, and Recycling Potential of Filaments

Singh, A. K., Patil, B., Hoffmann, N., Saltonstall, B., Doddamani, M. & Gupta, N. Jan 24 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : JOM. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3D printers
Polyethylene
Syntactics
High density polyethylenes
Foams

A fluorescent microbead-based microfluidic immunoassay chip for immune cell cytokine secretion quantification

Cui, X., Liu, Y., Hu, D., Qian, W., Tin, C., Sun, D., Chen, W. & Lam, R. H. W. Jan 1 2018 In : Lab on a Chip. 18, 3, p. 522-531 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microfluidics
Microspheres
Immunoassay
Cytokines
Lab-On-A-Chip Devices

Asymmetry of Line Profiles of Stellar Oscillations Measured by Kepler for Ensembles of Solar-like Oscillators: Impact on Mode Frequencies and Dependence on Effective Temperature

Benomar, O., Goupil, M., Belkacem, K., Appourchaux, T., Nielsen, M. B., Bazot, M., Gizon, L., Hanasoge, S., Sreenivasan, K. R. & Marchand, B. Apr 20 2018 In : Astrophysical Journal. 857, 2, 119

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stellar oscillations
asymmetry
oscillation
oscillators
sun

Closed-loop control of zebrafish behaviour in three dimensions using a robotic stimulus

Kim, C., Ruberto, T., Phamduy, P. & Porfiri, M. Dec 1 2018 In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 657

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Danio rerio
biomimetics
robots
computer vision
animal behavior

Contact-dependent balance stability of biped robots

Mummolo, C., Peng, W. Z., Gonzalez, C. & Kim, J. H. Apr 1 2018 In : Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. 10, 2, 021009

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robot programming
Machine design
Stability criteria
Nonlinear programming
Robotics

Data-driven modelling of social forces and collective behaviour in zebrafish

Zienkiewicz, A. K., Ladu, F., Barton, D. A. W., Porfiri, M. & Bernardo, M. D. Apr 14 2018 In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 443, p. 39-51 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

group behavior
Collective Behavior
Zebrafish
Danio rerio
Data-driven

Effective in-field thermal conductivity of ferrofluids

Mousavi, N. S. S. & Kumar, S. Jan 28 2018 In : Journal of Applied Physics. 123, 4, 043902

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ferrofluids
thermal conductivity
magnetic fields
field strength

Effect of microstructure on tensile and compressive behavior of WE43 alloy in as cast and heat treated conditions

Xiang, C., Gupta, N., Coelho, P. & Cho, K. Jan 5 2018 In : Materials Science and Engineering A. 710, p. 74-85 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

casts
eutectics
heat
microstructure
Microstructure

Effect of rotation on quality factor of single-mode optical resonances in round-cornered square-shaped resonators

Panindre, P., Mousavi, N. S. S. & Kumar, S. Jan 1 2018 Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVI. SPIE, Vol. 10526, 1052627

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microresonators
optical resonance
Quality Factor
Single Mode
Resonator

Effects of mechanical loading on cortical defect repair using a novel mechanobiological model of bone healing

Liu, C., Carrera, R., Flamini, V., Kenny, L., Cabahug-Zuckerman, P., George, B. M., Hunter, D., Liu, B., Singh, G., Leucht, P., Mann, K. A., Helms, J. A. & Castillo, A. B. Mar 1 2018 In : Bone. 108, p. 145-155 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cartilage
Bone and Bones
Wounds and Injuries
Physical Stimulation
Bone Matrix

Experimental characterization of oblique and asymmetric water entry

Russo, S., Jalalisendi, M., Falcucci, G. & Porfiri, M. Apr 1 2018 In : Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science. 92, p. 141-161 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water
Physics
Piles
Hydrodynamics
Fluid structure interaction

Failure of glass-microballoons/thermoset-matrix syntactic foams subject to hydrostatic loading

Bardella, L., Perini, G., Panteghini, A., Tessier, N., Gupta, N. & Porfiri, M. Jul 1 2018 In : European Journal of Mechanics, A/Solids. 70, p. 58-74 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microballoons
Thermosets
Syntactics
hydrostatics
foams

Graphene-Reinforced Aluminum Matrix Composites: A Review of Synthesis Methods and Properties

Chen, F., Gupta, N., Behera, R. K. & Rohatgi, P. K. Mar 16 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : JOM. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metallic matrix composites
Aluminum compounds
Industrial research
Van der Waals forces
Chemical bonds

Hacking macrophage-associated immunosuppression for regulating glioblastoma angiogenesis

Cui, X., Morales, R. T. T., Qian, W., Wang, H., Gagner, J. P., Dolgalev, I., Placantonakis, D., Zagzag, D., Cimmino, L., Snuderl, M., Lam, R. H. W. & Chen, W. Apr 1 2018 In : Biomaterials. 161, p. 164-178 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macrophages
Glioblastoma
Immunosuppression
Tumors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Sheep
Hot Temperature
Bone and Bones
Parietal Bone
Bone Screws

In-situ micro-CT characterization of mechanical properties and failure mechanism of cementitious syntactic foams

Bas, H. K., Jin, W., Gupta, N. & Behera, R. K. Jul 1 2018 In : Cement and Concrete Composites. 90, p. 50-60 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syntactics
Foams
Microspheres
Mechanical properties
Compressive strength

Jet noise reduction by downstream fluidic injection: Effect of injection pressure ratio and number of injection ports

Rajput, P. & Kumar, S. Jan 1 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 210059 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fluidics
Noise abatement
Nozzles
Vortex flow
Fluids

Large eddy simulation of turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard convection in a cubic cell

Foroozani, N., Niemela, J. J., Armenio, V. & Sreenivasan, K. R. 2018 In : ERCOFTAC Series. 24, p. 559-565 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rayleigh-Bénard Convection
Large Eddy Simulation
Large eddy simulation
Systems Engineering
Convection

Measurements and observations in the XXI century (MOXXI): Innovation and multi-disciplinarity to sense the hydrological cycle

Tauro, F. , Selker, J. , Van De Giesen, N. , Abrate, T. , Uijlenhoet, R. , Porfiri, M. , Manfreda, S. , Caylor, K. , Moramarco, T. , Benveniste, J. , Ciraolo, G. , Estes, L. , Domeneghetti, A. , Perks, M. T. , Corbari, C. , Rabiei, E. , Ravazzani, G. , Bogena, H. , Harfouche, A. , Broccai, L. & 10 others Maltese, A., Wickert, A., Tarpanelli, A., Good, S., Lopez Alcala, J. M., Petroselli, A., Cudennec, C., Blume, T., Hut, R. & Grimaldia, S. Jan 1 2018 In : Hydrological Sciences Journal. 63, 2, p. 169-196 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

twenty first century
hydrological cycle
innovation
Innovation
sensor

Mechatronics education innovation workshop: A summary report

Kapila, V. & Lee, T. Mar 1 2018 Mechanical Engineering, 140, 3, p. 3-4 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Mechatronics
Technical presentations
Innovation
Education

Modeling back-relaxation in ionic polymer metal composites: The role of steric effects and composite layers

Porfiri, M., Sharghi, H. & Zhang, P. Jan 7 2018 In : Journal of Applied Physics. 123, 1, 014901

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

composite materials
polymers
metals
actuation
electrodes

Nanotopography regulates motor neuron differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells

Chen, W., Han, S., Qian, W., Weng, S., Yang, H., Sun, Y., Villa-Diaz, L. G., Krebsbach, P. H. & Fu, J. Feb 21 2018 In : Nanoscale. 10, 7, p. 3556-3565 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stem cells
Neurons
Actomyosin
Cell adhesion
Reactive ion etching

Preface to the Special Issue in honor of Romesh Batra's 70th birthday

Porfiri, M. & Spinello, D. Jan 1 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Mechanical Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reactive melt infiltration as synthesis route for enhanced SiC/CoSi2 composite materials for advanced armor systems

Caccia, M., Xiang, C., Narciso, J. & Gupta, N. Aug 1 2018 In : Ceramics International. 44, 11, p. 13182-13190 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Armor
Infiltration
Silicon carbide
Composite materials
Xerogels

Robustness of synchronization to additive noise: how vulnerability depends on dynamics

Porfiri, M. & Frasca, M. Apr 7 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Additive noise
Additive Noise
Robustness (control systems)
Vulnerability
Synchronization

The influence of social information and self-expertise on emergent task allocation in virtual groups

Nakayama, S., Diner, D., Holland, J. G., Bloch, G., Porfiri, M. & Nov, O. Feb 21 2018 In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 6, FEB, 16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

group behavior
labor division
canal
distribution
allocation
2017

A micromechanical model to study failure of polymer-glass syntactic foams at high strain rates

Shams, A., Panteghini, A., Bardella, L. & Porfiri, M. Jul 1 2017 In : Computational Materials Science. 135, p. 189-204 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High Strain Rate
Foam
microballoons
Syntactics
foams

An alternative explanation of back-relaxation in ionic polymer metal composites

Porfiri, M., Leronni, A. & Bardella, L. May 1 2017 In : Extreme Mechanics Letters. 13, p. 78-83 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Metals
Composite materials
Electric potential
Electrostatics

Analysis of Dynamical Robustness to Noise in Power Grids

Gambuzza, L. V., Buscarino, A., Fortuna, L., Porfiri, M. & Frasca, M. Jan 25 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synchronization
Electric power transmission networks
Complex networks
Robustness (control systems)
Identification (control systems)

Analysis of hydroelastic slamming of flexible structures: Modeling and experiments

Shams, A., Zhao, S. & Porfiri, M. 2017 In : Procedia Engineering. 199, p. 1484-1488 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flexible structures
Atmospheric pressure
Pneumatic control
Water
Experiments

An analytical framework for the study of epidemic models on activity driven networks

Zino, L., Rizzo, A. & Porfiri, M. Dec 1 2017 In : Journal of Complex Networks. 5, 6, p. 924-952 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidemic Model
Epidemic Spreading
Ordinary differential equations
Time varying networks
Time-varying

A natural user interface to integrate citizen science and physical exercise

Palermo, E., Laut, J., Nov, O., Cappa, P. & Porfiri, M. Feb 1 2017 In : PLoS ONE. 12, 2, e0172587

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

user interface
User interfaces
volunteers
exercise
Exercise

An Interactive Robotic Fish Exhibit for Designed Settings in Informal Science Learning

Phamduy, P., Leou, M., Milne, C. & Porfiri, M. May 15 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fish
Robotics
science
learning
Engineering research
Engineering education
Robotics
STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)

A theoretical framework for the study of compression sensing in ionic polymer metal composites

Volpini, V., Bardella, L., Rodella, A., Cha, Y. & Porfiri, M. 2017 Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2017. SPIE, Vol. 10163, 101630M

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ionic Polymer-metal Composite
Polymers
Compaction
Sensing
Compression
Magnesium
Sheep
Hot Temperature
Bone and Bones
Osteogenesis

Building trust in robots in robotics-focused STEM education under TPACK framework in middle schools

Rahman, S. M. M., Chacko, S. M. & Kapila, V. Jun 24 2017 In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. 2017-June

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Engineering education
Robotics
Education
Robots

Clogging of microfluidic systems

Dressaire, E. & Sauret, A. 2017 In : Soft Matter. 13, 1, p. 37-48 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

plugging
Microfluidics
microchannels
Microchannels
Suspensions

Communicating through touch: Macro fiber composites for tactile stimulation on the abdomen

Phamduy, P., Rizzo, J. R., Hudson, T., Torre, M., Levon, K. & Porfiri, M. Dec 13 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Haptics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macros
Fibers
Composite materials
Object recognition
Collision avoidance

Comparison of live stimuli and 3D printed replicas: Preference tests for zebrafish

Ruberto, T., Polverino, G. & Porfiri, M. 2017 Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2017. SPIE, Vol. 10162, 101620N

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Replica
robotics
replicas
stimuli
Robotics

Contact-dependent balance stability of walking robots

Mummolo, C., Peng, W. Z., Gonzalez, C. & Kim, J. H. Jan 1 2017 41st Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5A-2017

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Stability Region
Robotics
Robot
Contact
Robots

Development of glass microballoon/HDPE syntactic foams by compression molding

Gupta, N. 2017 In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 130, p. 119-131

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Directional noise reduction VIA asymmetric downstream fluidic injection

Rajput, P. & Kumar, S. Jan 1 2017 Advances in Aerospace Technology. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aeroacoustics
Speech enhancement
Shock tubes
Acoustic fields
Fluidics

Drop morphologies on flexible fibers: influence of elastocapillary effects

Sauret, A., Boulogne, F., Somszor, K., Dressaire, E. & Stone, H. A. 2017 In : Soft Matter. 13, 1, p. 134-140 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fibers
Fibers
Liquids
liquids
flexibility
Engineering education
Teaching
Robotics

Flow velocity and temperature sensing using thermosensitive fluorescent polymer seed particles in water

Cellini, F., Peterson, S. D. & Porfiri, M. Dec 1 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials. p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flow velocity
Seed
Polymers
Velocity measurement
Water

Highly compressible fluorescent particles for pressure sensing in liquids

Cellini, F., Peterson, S. D. & Porfiri, M. May 29 2017 In : Applied Physics Letters. 110, 22, 221904

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pressure sensitive paints
air flow
pressure sensors
particle image velocimetry
liquids