Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Output 1880 2017

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

Foam
Levodopa
Strain rate
strain rate
High strain rate

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

Carbuncle
Composite materials
Polymers
Metals
Addison Disease

Analysis of Dynamical Robustness to Noise in Power Grids

Gambuzza, L. V., Buscarino, A., Fortuna, L., Porfiri, M. & Frasca, M. Jan 25 2017 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)

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
volunteers
exercise
Explosions
Costs

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

Phamduy, P., Leou, M., Milne, C. & Porfiri, M. May 15 2017 In : IEEE Transactions on Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning
Fish
Robotics
visitor
science

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

Sensing
Composite materials
Polymers
Metals
Ionic polymer-metal composite

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
Chlorhexidine
fouling

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

Robotics
robotics
stimuli
Blind Loop Syndrome
Replica

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

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

Abnormal Erythrocytes
fibers
Birth Certificates
liquids
Dental Staff

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

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: Contribution to journalComment/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: Contribution to journalArticle

water
entry
slamming
wedges
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Biogenic Amines
Amylases
ventilation
Ventilation
Anal Sacs

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Robotics
Entropy
Interaction
predators
robotics

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Danio rerio
animal use reduction
biomedical research
experimental design
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Temperature
Acetanilides
Alginate
Chitosan
Velocity measurement

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Manufacturing
Model
3D printers
Computer aided design
Intellectual property

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: Contribution to journalEditorial

microplasmas
Acyclic Acids
Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
Pedophilia
Callosities

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: Contribution to journalArticle

test
reality
control
learning environment
concept

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Water
Escherichia coli
Integrodifferential equations
Fluid structure interaction
Potential flow

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite materials
Polymers
Metals
composite materials
polymers

Numerical Estimation of Balanced and Falling States for Constrained Legged Systems

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robots
Controllers
Dynamical systems
Trajectories
Boundary conditions

Positive Pressure Ventilation for fighting wind-driven high-rise fires: Simulation-based analysis and optimization

Panindre, P., Mousavi, N. S. S. & Kumar, S. Jan 1 2017 In : Fire Safety Journal. 87, p. 57-64 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Attitude of Health Personnel
Biogenic Amines
Amylases
Ventilation
Acrocephalosyndactylia

Prediction of modulus at various strain rates from dynamic mechanical analysis data for polymer matrix composites

Zeltmann, S. E., Prakash, K. A., Doddamani, M. & Gupta, N. Jul 1 2017 In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 120, p. 27-34 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Levodopa
Strain rate
Traffic Accidents
Anthralin
Polymer matrix composites

Reorientations of the large-scale flow in turbulent convection in a cube

Foroozani, N., Niemela, J. J., Armenio, V. & Sreenivasan, K. R. Mar 10 2017 In : Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 95, 3, 033107

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

retraining
Cube
Regular hexahedron
Boussinesq approximation
Averaging technique

Reynolds number scaling of velocity increments in isotropic turbulence

Iyer, K. P., Sreenivasan, K. R. & Yeung, P. K. Feb 10 2017 In : Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 95, 2, 021101

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turbulence
isotropic turbulence
Increment
Range of data
direct numerical simulation

Security features embedded in computer aided design (CAD) solid models for additive manufacturing

Chen, F., Mac, G. & Gupta, N. 2017 In : Materials and Design. 128, p. 182 194 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3D printers
Computer aided design

Social signals as design interventions for enhancing citizen science contributions*

Diner, D., Nakayama, S., Nov, O. & Porfiri, M. Mar 11 2017 In : Information Communication and Society. p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

contribution
measurement method
Feedback
Monitoring
citizen

Spatial memory training in a citizen science context

Palermo, E., Laut, J., Nov, O., Cappa, P. & Porfiri, M. Aug 1 2017 In : Computers in Human Behavior. 73, p. 38-46 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Spatial Memory
Spatial memory
Navigation
Modality

Special Issue Editorial: Robotics: Mechanics and Control of Locomotion

Porfiri, M. Apr 27 2017 In : Journal of Nonlinear Science. p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Fluoxetine Directly Inhibits Osteoblast Differentiation and Mineralization During Fracture Healing in Mice

Bradaschia-Correa, V., Josephson, A. M., Mehta, D., Mizrahi, M., Neibart, S. S., Liu, C., Kennedy, O. D., Castillo, A. B., Egol, K. A. & Leucht, P. 2017 In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fracture Healing
Fluoxetine
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Osteoblasts
Bony Callus

Three-dimensional scoring of zebrafish behavior unveils biological phenomena hidden by two-dimensional analyses

MacRì, S., Neri, D., Ruberto, T., Mwaffo, V., Butail, S. & Porfiri, M. Dec 1 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 1962

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

behavior
data
reporting
anxiety
subject

Water entry of compliant slender bodies: Theory and experiments

Jalalisendi, M. & Porfiri, M. 2017 In : International Journal of Mechanical Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cross sections
water
Water
Anthralin
slender bodies

Water impact of syntactic foams

Shams, A., Zhao, S. & Porfiri, M. 2017 In : Materials. 10, 3, 224

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syntactics
Ambroxol
Foams
Water
Carbamyl Phosphate

Wear Response of Walnut-Shell-Reinforced Epoxy Composites

Gupta, N. 2017 In : Materials Performance and Characterization. 6, 1, p. 55 79 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Windows of opportunity for synchronization in stochastically coupled maps

Golovneva, O., Jeter, R., Belykh, I. & Porfiri, M. Feb 1 2017 In : Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena. 340, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

synchronism
complex systems
switches
exponents
engineering

Zebrafish response to live predator and biologically-inspired robot in a circular arena

Cord-Cruz, G., Ruberto, T., Neri, D. & Porfiri, M. 2017 Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2017. SPIE, Vol. 10162, 101620P

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

predators
Predator
Bacillus thuringiensis
Robots
fear
2016
Plasmas
Physics

Activating social strategies: Face-to-face interaction in technology-mediated citizen science

Cappa, F., Laut, J., Nov, O., Giustiniano, L. & Porfiri, M. Nov 1 2016 In : Journal of Environmental Management. 182, p. 374-384 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

information technology
environmental monitoring
experiment

A Mechatronics-Based Platform for In Situ Strain Measurement Through Mechanochromic Polymers

Cellini, F., Osma, S., Peterson, S. D. & Porfiri, M. Dec 1 2016 In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 21, 6, p. 2889-2995 107 p., 7494665

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Mechatronics
Fluorescence
Environmental engineering
Strain measurement

A model for citizen scientist contribution in an image tagging task

Laut, J., Cappa, F., Nov, O. & Porfiri, M. 2016 Advances in Control Design Methods, Nonlinear and Optimal Control, Robotics, and Wind Energy Systems; Aerospace Applications; Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics; Assistive Robotics; Battery and Oil and Gas Systems; Bioengineering Applications; Biomedical and Neural Systems Modeling, Diagnostics and Healthcare; Control and Monitoring of Vibratory Systems; Diagnostics and Detection; Energy Harvesting; Estimation and Identification; Fuel Cells/Energy Storage; Intelligent Transportation. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 1

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

An Autonomous Charging System for a Robotic Fish

Phamduy, P., Cheong, J. & Porfiri, M. Dec 1 2016 In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 21, 6, p. 2953-2963 11 p., 7494612

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fish
Robotics
Controllers
Autonomous underwater vehicles
Cameras

A network model for Ebola spreading

Rizzo, A., Pedalino, B. & Porfiri, M. Apr 7 2016 In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 394, p. 212-222 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Viruses
Availability
Mathematical models

A novel permanent gauge-cam station for surface-flow observations on the Tiber River

Tauro, F., Petroselli, A., Porfiri, M., Giandomenico, L., Bernardi, G., Mele, F., Spina, D. & Grimaldi, S. Jun 22 2016 In : Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems. 5, 1, p. 241-251 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

river
flow velocity
gauge
hydrology
feasibility study

Approach and separation of quantised vortices with balanced cores

Rorai, C., Skipper, J., Kerr, R. M. & Sreenivasan, K. R. Dec 10 2016 In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 808, p. 641-667 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vortices
Vortex flow
scaling laws
Scaling laws
configurations

A three dimensional model of zebrafish swimming

Mwaffo, V., Butail, S. & Porfiri, M. 2016 Mechatronics; Mechatronics and Controls in Advanced Manufacturing; Modeling and Control of Automotive Systems and Combustion Engines; Modeling and Validation; Motion and Vibration Control Applications; Multi-Agent and Networked Systems; Path Planning and Motion Control; Robot Manipulators; Sensors and Actuators; Tracking Control Systems; Uncertain Systems and Robustness; Unmanned, Ground and Surface Robotics; Vehicle Dynamic Controls; Vehicle Dynamics and Traffic Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 2, p. 36DUMMY

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

Animals
System theory
Fish
Coastal zones
Dynamical systems

Autonomous charging for an underwater robotic fish by direct contact

Phamduy, P., Cheong, J. & Porfiri, M. 2016 Mechatronics; Mechatronics and Controls in Advanced Manufacturing; Modeling and Control of Automotive Systems and Combustion Engines; Modeling and Validation; Motion and Vibration Control Applications; Multi-Agent and Networked Systems; Path Planning and Motion Control; Robot Manipulators; Sensors and Actuators; Tracking Control Systems; Uncertain Systems and Robustness; Unmanned, Ground and Surface Robotics; Vehicle Dynamic Controls; Vehicle Dynamics and Traffic Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 2, p. 9DUMMY

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

Fish
Robotics
Controllers
Autonomous underwater vehicles
Research laboratories

Balanced and falling states for biped systems: Applications to robotic versus human walking stability

Mummolo, C., Cursi, F. & Kim, J. H. Dec 30 2016 Humanoids 2016 - IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. IEEE Computer Society, p. 1155-1160 6 p. 7803416

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

Robots
Controllers
Robotics
Trajectories