Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Output 1880 2018

2018

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

3D printers
Polyethylene
Syntactics
Foams
Recycling

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

3D printers
Printing properties
Polyethylene
Syntactics
Foams

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Danio rerio
biomimetics
robots
computer vision
animal behavior
casts
heat
microstructure
Microstructure
Hot Temperature

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Water
Physics
Piles
Hydrodynamics
Sensors
Sheep
Hot Temperature
Bone and Bones
Therapeutics
Parietal Bone

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Rayleigh-Bénard Convection
Large Eddy Simulation
Systems Engineering
Convection
Governing equation

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

composite materials
polymers
metals
actuation
electrodes
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

High Strain Rate
Foam
Polymers
Model
Syntax

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Flexible structures
Water
Experiments
Atmospheric pressure
Pneumatic control

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

user interface
volunteers
exercise
User interfaces
Costs

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

science
learning
Fish
Robotics
experience
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: ResearchConference contribution

Ionic Polymer-metal Composite
Sensing
Compression
Framework
composite materials
Magnesium
Sheep
Hot Temperature
Bone and Bones
Osteogenesis
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: Research - peer-reviewReview 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: ResearchConference contribution

Replica
Robotics
robotics
replicas
stimuli

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: ResearchConference contribution

Robotics
Robot
Contact
Dependent
Design

Development of glass microballoon/HDPE syntactic foams by compression molding

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

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Flow velocity
Seed
Polymers
Water
Temperature

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

liquids
pressure sensitive paints
air flow
pressure sensors
particle image velocimetry

How different is a 3D-printed replica from a conspecific in the eyes of a zebrafish?

Ruberto, T., Polverino, G. & Porfiri, M. Mar 1 2017 In : Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. 107, 2, p. 279-293 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewComment/debate

Robotics
Zebrafish
Animal Behavior
Invertebrates
Fear

Hydroelastic slamming of flexible wedges: Modeling and experiments from water entry to exit

Shams, A., Zhao, S. & Porfiri, M. Mar 1 2017 In : Physics of Fluids. 29, 3, 037107

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

slamming
entry
wedges
water
particle image velocimetry

Improvement of Positive Pressure Ventilation by optimizing stairwell door opening area

Panindre, P., Mousavi, N. S. S. & Kumar, S. Sep 1 2017 In : Fire Safety Journal. 92, p. 195-198 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ventilation
Ventilation
tactics
fans
air

Information flow in a Boolean network model of collective behavior

Porfiri, M. Oct 21 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Boolean Model
Boolean Networks
Collective Behavior
Information Flow
Network Model

Information flow in a model of policy diffusion: an analytical study

Porfiri, M. & Ruiz Marin, M. Jul 22 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Entropy
Markov processes
Probability distributions
Large scale systems
Time series

Information theory and robotics meet to study predator-prey interactions

Neri, D., Ruberto, T., Cord-Cruz, G. & Porfiri, M. Jul 1 2017 In : Chaos. 27, 7, 073111

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Predator-prey
Information Theory
Robotics
Entropy
Interaction

In-silico experiments of zebrafish behaviour: Modeling swimming in three dimensions

Mwaffo, V., Butail, S. & Porfiri, M. Jan 10 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 39877

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Animals
Modulation
Experiments
Swimming
Mammals

In situ temperature sensing with fluorescent chitosan-coated PNIPAAm/alginate beads

Barbieri, M., Cellini, F., Cacciotti, I., Peterson, S. D. & Porfiri, M. Oct 1 2017 In : Journal of Materials Science. 52, 20, p. 12506-12512 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Chitosan
Velocity measurement
Temperature
alginic acid
poly-N-isopropylacrylamide

Integrating mechatronics in project-based learning of Malaysian high school students and teachers

Tauro, F., Cha, Y., Rahim, F., Sattar Rasul, M., Osman, K., Halim, L., Dennisur, D., Esner, B. & Porfiri, M. Oct 1 2017 In : International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education. 45, 4, p. 297-320 24 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

engineering
teacher
school
learning
student

INVITED: ObfusCADe: Obfuscating Additive Manufacturing CAD Models Against Counterfeiting

Gupta, N., Chen, F., Tsoutsos, N. G. & Maniatakos, M. Jun 18 2017 Proceedings of the 54th Annual Design Automation Conference 2017, DAC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. Part 128280, 82

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Manufacturing
Model
Design
3D printers
Computer aided design

Mechanical properties of epoxy matrix-borosilicate glass hollow-particle syntactic foams

Zeltmann, S. E., Chen, B. & Gupta, N. 2017 In : Materials Performance and Characterization. 6, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Borosilicate glass
Syntactics
Foams
Strain rate
Mechanical properties

Memory matters in synchronization of stochastically coupled maps

Porfiri, M. & Belykh, I. 2017 In : SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems. 16, 3, p. 1372-1396 25 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Coupled Maps
Synchronization
Data storage equipment
Markovian Switching
Jump Linear Systems

Microplasmas, a platform technology for a plethora of plasma applications

Becker, K. Aug 1 2017 In : European Physical Journal: Special Topics. 226, 13, p. 2853-2858 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewEditorial

microplasmas
platforms
Plasma applications
Physics
Plasmas

Mixed-reality learning environments: Integrating mobile interfaces with laboratory test-beds

Frank, J. A. & Kapila, V. Jul 1 2017 In : Computers and Education. 110, p. 88-104 17 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

learning environment
Mobile devices
interaction
evaluation
experience

Modeling fluid-structure interactions during impact loading of water-backed panels

Shams, A., Lopresto, V. & Porfiri, M. Jul 1 2017 In : Composite Structures. 171, p. 576-590 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fluid structure interaction
Water
Integrodifferential equations
Potential flow
Structural dynamics

Modelling compression sensing in ionic polymer metal composites

Volpini, V., Bardella, L., Rodella, A., Cha, Y. & Porfiri, M. Feb 13 2017 In : Smart Materials and Structures. 26, 3, 035030

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polymers
Compaction
Metals
Composite materials
composite materials

Momentum-Centered control of contact interactions

Righetti, L. & Herzog, A. 2017 Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics. Springer Verlag, Vol. 117, p. 339-359 21 p. (Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics; vol. 117)

Research output: ResearchChapter

Momentum
Robots
Planning
Trajectories
Controllers

Nanotopographic Regulation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Osteogenesis

Qian, W., Gong, L., Cui, X., Zhang, Z., Bajpai, A., Liu, C., Castillo, A. B., Teo, J. C. M. & Chen, W. Dec 6 2017 In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 9, 48, p. 41794-41806 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cytology
Flowcharting
Stem cells
Nanotechnology
Cell culture

Noise reduction for an unheated mach 0.9 jet by Fluidic injection

Rajput, P., Kumar, S. & Kalkhoran, I. Jan 1 2017 23rd AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, 2017. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Numerical Estimation of Balanced and Falling States for Constrained Legged Systems

Mummolo, C., Mangialardi, L. & Kim, J. H. Jan 4 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Nonlinear Science. p. 1-33 33 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Robots
Controllers
Dynamical systems
Trajectories
Boundary conditions

Plasticity in leader-follower roles in human teams

Nakayama, S., Ruiz Marín, M., Camacho, M. & Porfiri, M. Dec 1 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 14562

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Social Environment
Entropy