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CHAPTER 14: Energy exchange between coherent fluid structures and ionic polymer metal composites, toward flow sensing and energy harvesting

Peterson, S. D. & Porfiri, M. 2016 Ionic Polymer Metal Composites (IPMCs): Smart Multi-Functional Materials and Artificial Muscles, Volume 2. 18 ed. Royal Society of Chemistry, Vol. 2016-January, p. 1-18 18 p. (RSC Smart Materials; vol. 2016-January, no. 18)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fluids
Composite materials
Polymers
Metals
Vortex flow

Development of lightweight carbon nanofiber reinforced syntactic foam composites

Zeltmann, S. E., Poveda, R. & Gupta, N. Jan 1 2016 Advanced Composites for Aerospace, Marine, and Land Applications II. Springer International Publishing, p. 223-232 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Composite materials
Ambroxol
Syntactics
Foams
Ageusia

What happens at the ionomer-electrode interfaces and how it influences sensing and actuation in ionic polymer metal composites

Cha, Y. & Porfiri, M. 2016 Ionic Polymer Metal Composites (IPMCs): Smart Multi-Functional Materials and Artificial Muscles, Volume 2. 17 ed. Royal Society of Chemistry, Vol. 2016-January, p. 169-184 16 p. (RSC Smart Materials; vol. 2016-January, no. 17)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Metals
Polymers
Electrodes
Composite materials
Autoradiography
2015

Clay/Polymer nanocomposites: Processing, properties, and applications

Shunmugasamy, V. C., Xiang, C. & Gupta, N. Jan 1 2015 Hybrid and Hierarchical Composite Materials. Springer International Publishing, p. 161-200 40 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nanocomposites
Clay
Composite materials
Polymers
Resins

Fish-robot interactions: Robot fish in animal behavioral studies

Butail, S., Abaid, N., Macrí, S. & Porfiri, M. Jan 1 2015 Springer Tracts in Mechanical Engineering. Springer International Publishing, Vol. 12, p. 359-377 19 p. (Springer Tracts in Mechanical Engineering; vol. 12)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

robots
Bacillus thuringiensis
Robots
fishes
Household Articles

Hollow Glass Microspheres in Thermosets-Epoxy Syntactic Foams

Pinisetty, D., Shunmugasamy, V. C. & Gupta, N. May 11 2015 Hollow Glass Microspheres for Plastics, Elastomers, and Adhesives Compounds. Elsevier Inc., p. 147-174 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Syntactics
Foams
Glass
Thermosets
Microspheres
2013

Aluminum/Fly Ash Syntactic Foams: Synthesis, Microstructure and Properties

Luong, D. D., Gupta, N. & Rohatgi, P. K. Dec 27 2013 Advanced Carbon Materials and Technology. wiley, p. 379-417 39 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Composite materials
Ashes
Ambroxol
Syntactics
Foams

Cellular and Molecular Mechanotransduction in Bone

Chen, J. C., Castillo, A. B. & Jacobs, C. R. Jun 2013 Osteoporosis: Fourth Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 453-475 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cellular Mechanotransduction
Bone and Bones
Biophysics
Chemokine CXCL12
Cyclic GMP-Dependent Protein Kinases

Energy harvesting from fluids using ionic polymer metal composites

Porfiri, M. & Peterson, S. D. Sep 1 2013 Advances in Energy Harvesting Methods. Springer New York, Vol. 9781461457053, p. 221-239 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Composite materials
Polymers
Metals
Energy harvesting
Fluids

Metal Matrix Composites for Automotive Applications

Macke, A., Schultz, B. F., Rohatgi, P. K. & Gupta, N. Oct 18 2013 Advanced Composite Materials for Automotive Applications: Structural Integrity and Crashworthiness. wiley, p. 313-344 32 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Composite materials
Metals
2012

Environmental applications of non-thermal plasmas

Becker, K. H. 2012 Biological and Environmental Applications of Gas Discharge Plasmas. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 1-28 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

liquid wastes
electrostatic precipitators
seats
carbon
solid wastes

Synchronous dynamics over numerosity-constrained stochastic networks

Abaid, N. & Porfiri, M. 2012 Applications of Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics in Science and Engineering - Vol. 2. p. 95-121 27 p. (Understanding Complex Systems)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Web-enabled remote control laboratory using an embedded ethernet microcontroller

Dubey, C., Wong, H., Kapila, V. & Kumar, P. 2011 Internet Accessible Remote Laboratories: Scalable E-Learning Tools for Engineering and Science Disciplines. IGI Global, p. 338-361 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Microcontrollers
Interfaces (computer)
Internet
control
Graphical user interfaces
2009

A review of research on impulsive loading of marine composites

Porfiri, M. & Gupta, N. 2009 Major Accomplishments in Composite Materials and Sandwich Structures: An Anthology of ONR Sponsored Research. Springer Netherlands, p. 169-194 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Caprylates
Military Dentistry
Acetyl-CoA C-Acetyltransferase
Traffic Accidents
Composite materials
2000

Nonlinear dynamics, trajectory generation, and adaptive control of multiple spacecraft in periodic relative orbits

Yan, Q., Yang, G., Kapila, V. & De Queiroz, M. S. 2000 Advances in the Astronautical Sciences. Vol. 104, p. 159-173 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Spacecraft
Orbits
Trajectories
Position control
Controllers

Spectroscopic studies of high-pressure microhollow cathode discharge plasmas in Ne/H 2 and Ne/N 2 mixtures

Kurunczi, P. & Becker, K. 2000 IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. IEEE, p. 84 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

plasma jets
cathodes
direct current
molecules
1999

Aspheric optics at different quality levels and functional need

Becker, K., Doerband, B., Loercher, R. & Schmidt, M. 1999 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Vol. 3739, p. 22-33 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Optics
Fabrication
Industry
fabrication
Aberrations
1998

Fixed-structure controller design for systems with actuator amplitude and rate nonlinearities

Kapila, V. & Haddad, W. M. 1998 Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. Vol. 1, p. 909-914 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Actuators
Electroretinography
Controllers
Spontaneous Fractures
Blood Flow Velocity

Fixed-structure robust controller synthesis for systems with elemental uncertainty bounding

Kapila, V. 1998 Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. IEEE, Vol. 2, p. 1209-1210 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Uncertainty
Electroretinography
Controllers
Cerebellar Ataxia
Ectropion

Heat transfer and fluid mechanics of herschel-bulkley fluids

Vradis, G. C. 1998 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FED. Vol. 246, p. 85-90 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Heat transfer
Fluids
Yield stress
Fluid mechanics
Geometry

Heat transfer in laminar flow of a yield-pseudoplastic fluid over an axisymmetric sudden expansion

Hammad, K. J. & Vradis, G. C. 1998 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Heat Transfer Division, (Publication) HTD. 2 ed. Vol. 357, p. 161-166 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Amoxicillin
Fluids
Algestone
Heat transfer
Saimiriine herpesvirus 2

Model predictive control of systems with actuator amplitude and rate saturation

Kapila, V. & Valluri, S. 1998 Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. IEEE, Vol. 2, p. 1396-1401 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Actuators
Vascular Tissue Neoplasms
Model predictive control
Bibliography of Medicine
Burundi

Sector passification via dynamic feedback compensation

Kapila, V., Kelkar, A. G., Mao, Y. & Joshi, S. M. 1998 Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. IEEE, Vol. 4, p. 3867-3869 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Spontaneous Fractures
Feedback
Cypriniformes
Electroretinography
Dynamical systems
1997

Application of transient radiative transfer equation to oceanographic lidar

Mitra, K. & Kumar, S. 1997 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Heat Transfer Division, (Publication) HTD. Vol. 353, p. 359-365 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Cyclic GMP
Radiative transfer
Scattering
Genetic Engineering

Flow of yield - Stress fluids in complex geometries

Vradis, G. C. 1997 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FED. Vol. 243, p. 143-148 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fluids
Yield stress
Geometry
1996

Active control of gaseous systems: A fuzzy logic approach

Kiriakidis, K., Tzes, A. & Vradis, G. 1996 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FED. Vol. 242, p. 61-67 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fuzzy logic
Flow rate
Controllers
Gases
Fuzzy rules

Laminar axisymmetric recirculating flow of a nonlinear viscoplastic fluid

Hammad, K. J., Otugen, M. V., Vradis, G. C. & Arik, E. B. 1996 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Applied Mechanics Division, AMD. Vol. 217, p. 17-22 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fluids
Reynolds number
Shear thinning
Laminar flow
Velocity measurement

Pulsatile flows of a bingham plastic in circular pipes

Hammad, K. J. & Vradis, G. C. 1996 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FED. Vol. 237, p. 685-690 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Plastics
Pulsatile flow
Pipe
Flow rate
Strouhal number

The evolution of planar and axisymmetric yield / power-law jets

Jafri, I. H. & Vradis, G. C. 1996 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Applied Mechanics Division, AMD. Vol. 217, p. 27-32 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fluids
Yield stress
Temperature
Plant expansion
Prandtl number

Transient radiative transfer through scattering absorbing media

Mitra, K. & Kumar, S. 1996 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Heat Transfer Division, (Publication) HTD. Vol. 332, p. 171-178 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Genetic Engineering
Cyclic GMP
Radiative transfer
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Scattering
1991

Strongly implicit solutions of the incompressible steady Navier- Stokes equations in general curvilinear coordinate systems

Vradis, G., Zalak, V. & Bentson, J. 1991 Unknown Host Publication Title.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Navier Stokes equations
Linear equations
Geometry
1988

FABRICATION OF A Ni//3Al/Al//2O//3 COMPOSITE BY PRESSURE CASTING.

Nourbakhsh, S., Liang, F. L. & Margolin, H. 1988 Adv Mater Manuf Processes. 1 ed. Vol. 3, p. 57-78 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fibers
Composite materials
Liquid metals
Infiltration
Yield stress
1974

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF VERTICAL UPFLOW AND DOWNFLOW IN A UNIFORMLY HEATED BOILING FLUID.

Thorsen, R. S., Dobran, F. & Alcorta, J. A. 1974 Unknown Host Publication Title. Jpn Soc of Mech Eng, p. 155-159 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Boiling liquids
Heat flux
Heat transfer
Flow visualization
Flow patterns
1973

COMBINED FORCED CONVECTION AND RADIATION HEAT TRANSFER IN THE THERMAL ENTRANCE REGION OF A NON-ISOTHERMAL PARALLEL PLATE CHANNEL-OPTICALLY THIN GASES.

Liu, S. T. & Thorsen, R. S. 1973 ASME Pap. 73 -HT-14 ed.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Gases
Heat radiation
Heat convection
Forced convection
Green's function

VARIABLE-PROPERTY TURBULENT FLOW IN A HORIZONTAL SMOOTH TUBE DURING UNIFORM HEATING AND CONSTANT SURFACE-TEMPERATURE COOLING.

Zucchetto, J. & Thorsen, R. S. Feb 1973 Journal of Heat Transfer, Transactions ASME. 1 ed. Vol. 95 Ser C, p. 134-135 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cooling
Temperature
Turbulent flow
Friction
Heating
1971

Combined conduction, convection, and radiation effects in optically thin tube flow

THORSEN RS, R. S. Jan 1 1971 ASME Pap 710Ht-17 for meeting.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Gases
Radiation
Radiation effects
Heat generation
Pipe flow
1970

COMBINED FORCED CONVECTION AND RADIATION HEAT TRANSFER IN ASYMMETRICALLY HEATED PARALLEL PLATE CHANNELS

LIU ST, S. T. & THORSEN RS, R. S. 1970 Unknown Host Publication Title. p. 32-44 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Gases
Heat generation
Forced convection
Laminar flow
Temperature distribution