Division of Mechanical Engineering, Robotics and Design


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  • ALTHOEFER KA, Shafti A, Ribas Manero RB, Borg AM and Howard MJ (2016). "Embroidered Electromyography: A Systematic Design Guide." Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering 
  • Hückelheim JC, Hascoët L and Müller JD (2016). "Algorithmic differentiation of code with multiple context-specific activities." Acm Transactions On Intelligent Systems and Technology  vol. 43, (4)
  • Liu J, Li G and Fathy H (2016). "An Extended Differential Flatness Approach for the Health-Conscious Nonlinear Model Predictive Control of Lithium-Ion Batteries." Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Ieee)  Ieee Transactions On Control Systems Technology 
  • Fender J, Duddeck F and Zimmermann M (2016). "Direct computation of solution spaces." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization  vol. 55, (5) 1787-1796.
  • ALTHOEFER KA, Noh Y, Bimbo J, Sareh S, Wurdemann H, Fras J, Sures Chathuranga D, Liu H, Housden J and Rhode K (2016). "Multi-axis force/torque sensor based on simply supported beam and optoelectronics." Journal of Sensors Mdpi 
  • Birn-Jeffery AV and Higham TE (2016). "Light level impacts locomotor biomechanics in a secondarily diurnal gecko, Rhoptropus afer." J Exp Biol  vol. 219, (Pt 22) 3649-3655.
  • Barbieri E, Ongaro F and Pugno NM (2016). "A J-integral-based arc-length solver for brittle and ductile crack propagation in finite deformation-finite strain hyperelastic solids with an application to graphene kirigami." Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 
  • Fu TR, Tian JB and WANG HS (2016). "Apparent emissivity of combustion soot aggregate coating at high temperature." American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Asme)  Journal of Heat Transfer: Transactions of The Asme 
  • ALTHOEFER KA (2016). "Robotic Ultrasound: View Planning, Tracking, and Automatic Acquisition of Trans-esophageal Echocardiography." Ieeerobotics&Automationmagazine 
  • Cruz D J, Rasgado MT A, CG B and TN B (2016). "Failure Analysis Following Osteochondroplasty for Hip Impingement in Osteoporotic and Non-Osteoporotic Bones." Journal of Osteoporosis and Physical Activity  vol. 04, (04)
  • Torabi M, Dickson C and Karimi N (2016). "Theoretical investigation of entropy generation and heat transfer by forced convection of copper-water nanofluid in a porous channel - Local thermal non-equilibrium and partial filling effects." Powder Technology  vol. 301, 234-254.
  • Ataollahi A, Karim R, Fallah AS, Rhode K, Razavi R, Seneviratne LD, Schaeffter T and Althoefer K (2016). "Three-Degree-of-Freedom MR-Compatible Multisegment Cardiac Catheter Steering Mechanism." Ieee Trans Biomed Eng  vol. 63, (11) 2425-2435.
  • Luo Y, Gan Y and Jiang X (2016). "Investigation of the effect of DC electric field on a small ethanol diffusion flame." Fuel  vol. 188, 621-627.
  • Sun J and WANG HS (2016). "On the early and developed stages of surface condensation: competition mechanism between interfacial and condensate bulk thermal resistances." Nature Publishing Group: Open Access Journals - Option C  Scientific Reports  vol. 6,
  • Tan W and Falzon BG (2016). "Modelling the crush behaviour of thermoplastic composites." Elsevier  Composites Science and Technology  vol. 134, 57-71.
  • BUSFIELD JJC, tunnicliffe L and thomas A (2016). "Effects of surface deactivation of carbon black on thermo-mechanical sensitivity of filler networks in rubber compounds." Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 
  • Ye W, Fang Y, Zhang K and Guo S (2016). "Mobility variation of a family of metamorphic parallel mechanisms with reconfigurable hybrid limbs." Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing  vol. 41, 145-162.
  • Tan W, Falzon BG, Price M and Liu H (2016). "The role of material characterisation in the crush modelling of thermoplastic composite structures." Composite Structures  vol. 153, 914-927.
  • Li S, Zheng Y, Mira D, Zhu M and Jiang X (2016). "A Large-Eddy Simulation–Linear-Eddy Model Study of Preferential Diffusion Processes in a Partially Premixed Swirling Combustor With Synthesis Gases." Journal of Engineering For Gas Turbines and Power  vol. 139, (3) 031501-031501.
  • Müller R, Birn-Jeffery AV and Blum Y (2016). "Human and avian running on uneven ground: a model-based comparison." J R Soc Interface  vol. 13, (122)
  • Li Y, Zhang H, Crespo M, Porwal H, Picot O, Santagiuliana G, Huang Z, Barbieri E, Pugno NM, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2016). "In Situ Exfoliation of Graphene in Epoxy Resins: A Facile Strategy to Efficient and Large Scale Graphene Nanocomposites." Acs Appl Mater Interfaces  vol. 8, (36) 24112-24122.
  • Ongaro F, BARBIERI E and Pugno N (2016). "The in-plane elastic properties of hierarchical composite cellular materials: synergy of hierarchy, material heterogeneity and cell topologies at different levels." Elsevier  Mechanics of Materials 
  • Zhang K and Dai JS (2016). "Geometric constraints and motion branch variations for reconfiguration of single-loop linkages with mobility one." Mechanism and Machine Theory  vol. 106, 16-29.
  • Karimi N, McGrath S, Brown P, Weinkauff J and Dreizler A (2016). "Generation of Adverse Pressure Gradient in the Circumferential Flashback of a Premixed Flame." Flow, Turbulence and Combustion  vol. 97, (2) 663-687.
  • Duddeck F, Hunkeler S, Lozano P, Wehrle E and Zeng D (2016). "Topology optimization for crashworthiness of thin-walled structures under axial impact using hybrid cellular automata." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization  vol. 54, (3) 415-428.
  • Ashrafi M, Sebastian A, Shih B, Greaves N, Alonso-Rasgado T, Baguneid M and Bayat A (2016). "Whole genome microarray data of chronic wound debridement prior to application of dermal skin substitutes." Wound Repair and Regeneration  vol. 24, (5) 870-875.
  • Noh Y, Liu H, Sareh S, Chathuranga DS, Wurdemann H, Rhode K and Althoefer K (2016). "Image-Based Optical Miniaturized Three-Axis Force Sensor for Cardiac Catheterization." Ieee Sensors Journal  vol. 16, (22) 7924-7932.
  • Torabi M, Karimi N, Zhang K and Peterson GP (2016). "Generation of entropy and forced convection of heat in a conduit partially filled with porous media – Local thermal non-equilibrium and exothermicity effects." Applied Thermal Engineering  vol. 106, 518-536.
  • Sheng Q, Sun J, Wang Q, Wang W and Wang HS (2016). "On the onset of surface condensation: Formation and transition mechanisms of condensation mode." Nature Publishing Group: Open Access Journals - Option C  Scientific Reports 
  • He W, Wang Y, Elyasigomari V and Shaheed MH (2016). "Evaluation of the detrimental effects in osmotic power assisted reverse osmosis (RO) desalination." Renewable Energy  vol. 93, 608-619.
  • Torabi M, Peterson GP and Karimi N (2016). "A thermodynamic analysis of forced convection through porous media using pore scale modeling." International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  vol. 99, 303-316.
  • Ashrafi M, Alonso-Rasgado T, Baguneid M and Bayat A (2016). "The efficacy of electrical stimulation in experimentally induced cutaneous wounds in animals." Veterinary Dermatology  vol. 27, (4) 235-e57.
  • Fu TR, Zong AZ, Zhang YR and WANG HS (2016). "A method to measure heat flux in convection using Gardon gauge." Elsevier  Applied Thermal Engineering  vol. 108, 1357-1361.
  • Shiva A, Stilli A, Noh Y, Faragasso A, Falco ID, Gerboni G, Cianchetti M, Menciassi A, Althoefer K and Wurdemann HA (2016). "Tendon-Based Stiffening for a Pneumatically Actuated Soft Manipulator." Ieee Robotics and Automation Letters  vol. 1, (2) 632-637.
  • Xue X, Tang Y, Lei X, Chen Y, Wu J and Wang H (2016). "Numerical investigation of three types of active magnetic regenerator for room temperature." Sichuan Daxue Xuebao (Gongcheng Kexue Ban)/Journal of Sichuan University (Engineering Science Edition)  vol. 48, 200-206.
  • Fischer M and Jiang X (2016). "The chemical effects of addition to methane on aromatic chemistry." Fuel  vol. 183, 386-395.
  • Li M, Sareh S, Xu G, Ridzuan MB, Luo S, Xie J, Wurdemann H and Althoefer K (2016). "Evaluation of Pseudo-Haptic Interactions with Soft Objects in Virtual Environments.", Editors: Zhang D. Public Library of Science  Plos One  vol. 11, (6) e0157681-e0157681.
  • Chai L, Xia GD and Wang HS (2016). "Laminar flow and heat transfer characteristics of interrupted microchannel heat sink with ribs in the transverse microchambers." International Journal of Thermal Sciences  vol. 110, 1-11.
  • Dickson C, Torabi M and Karimi N (2016). "First and second law analyses of nanofluid forced convection in a partially-filled porous channel - The effects of local thermal non-equilibrium and internal heat sources." Applied Thermal Engineering  vol. 103, 459-480.
  • Arezzo A, Mintz Y, Allaix ME, Arolfo S, Bonino M, Gerboni G, Brancadoro M, Cianchetti M, Menciassi A, Wurdemann H, Noh Y, Althoefer K, Fras J, Glowka J, Nawrat Z, Cassidy G, Walker R and Morino M (2016). "Total mesorectal excision using a soft and flexible robotic arm: a feasibility study in cadaver models." Springer Verlag (Germany)  Surgical Endoscopy: Surgical and Interventional Techniques 
  • Qi P, Qiu C, Liu H, Dai JS, Seneviratne LD and Althoefer K (2016). "A Novel Continuum Manipulator Design Using Serially Connected Double-Layer Planar Springs." Ieee/Asme Transactions On Mechatronics  vol. 21, (3) 1281-1292.
  • Chai L, Xia GD and Wang HS (2016). "Parametric study on thermal and hydraulic characteristics of laminar flow in microchannel heat sink with fan-shaped ribs on sidewalls – Part 2: pressure drop." Elsevier  International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 
  • Nanayakkara T, Jiang A, Del Rocío Armas Fernández M, Liu H, Althoefer K and Bimbo J (2016). "Stable Grip Control on Soft Objects With Time-Varying Stiffness." Ieee Transactions On Robotics  vol. 32, (3) 626-637.
  • Salerno M, Zhang K, Menciassi A and Dai JS (2016). "A Novel 4-DOF Origami Grasper With an SMA-Actuation System for Minimally Invasive Surgery." Ieee Transactions On Robotics  vol. 32, (3) 484-498.
  • Qiu C, Zhang K and Dai JS (2016). "Repelling-screw based force analysis of origami mechanisms." Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics  vol. 8, (3)
  • Torabi M, Zhang K, Karimi N and Peterson GP (2016). "Entropy generation in thermal systems with solid structures - A concise review." International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  vol. 97, 917-931.
  • Chai L, Xia GD and Wang HS (2016). "Parametric study on thermal and hydraulic characteristics of laminar flow in microchannel heat sink with fan-shaped ribs on sidewalls – Part 1: heat transfer." Elsevier  International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 
  • Ongaro F, De Falco P, Barbieri E and Pugno NM (2016). "Mechanics of filled cellular materials." Mechanics of Materials  vol. 97, 26-47.
  • Yaqub M and Bailey CG (2016). "Non-destructive evaluation of residual compressive strength of post-heated reinforced concrete columns." Construction and Building Materials  vol. 120, 482-493.
  • Zhong J and Jiang X (2016). "A study of using cosmic-ray muon radiography to detect CO2 leakage from a primary storage into geological formations." Environmental Earth Sciences  vol. 75, (10)
  • Zhou X, Jiang X and Mira Martinez D (2016). "The effects of chemical kinetic mechanisms on large eddy simulation (LES) of a nonpremixed hydrogen jet flame." International Journal of Hydrogen Energy  vol. 41, (26) 11427-11440.
  • Chen C, Zhang F, Barras J, Althoefer K, Bhunia S and Mandal S (2016). "Authentication of Medicines Using Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Spectroscopy." Ieee/Acm Trans Comput Biol Bioinform  vol. 13, (3) 417-430.
  • De Cola F, Pellegrino A, Barbieri E, Penumadu D and Petrinic N (2016). "Void ratio based representative volume element for modelling the high strain rate behaviour of granular materials." International Journal of Impact Engineering  vol. 91, 46-55.
  • LAWN CJ (2016). "The acoustic impedance of perforated plates under various conditions relating to combustion chamber liners." Applied Acoustics  vol. 106, 144-154.

  • Kamran MS, Ali H, Farhan M, Tang YB, Chen YG and Wang HS (2016). "Performance optimisation of room temperature magnetic refrigerator with layered/multi-material microchannel regenerators." International Journal of Refrigeration  vol. 68, 94-106.
  • Qi P, Liu C, Ataka A, Lam HK and Althoefer K (2016). "Kinematic Control of Continuum Manipulators Using a Fuzzy-Model-Based Approach." Ieee Transactions On Industrial Electronics  vol. 63, (8) 5022-5035.
  • Cotugno G, Althoefer K and Nanayakkara T (2016). "The Role of the Thumb: Study of Finger Motion in Grasping and Reachability Space in Human and Robotic Hands." Ieee Transactions On Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems  vol. 47, (7) 1061-1070.
  • Hosseinalipour SM, Fattahi A and Karimi N (2016). "Analytical investigation of non-adiabatic effects on the dynamics of sound reflection and transmission in a combustor." Applied Thermal Engineering  vol. 98, 553-567.
  • Falzon B and Tan W (2016). "Predicting Impact Damage, Residual Strength and Crashworthiness of Composite Structures." Sae International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing  vol. 9, (3)
  • Tan W and Falzon BG (2016). "Modelling the nonlinear behaviour and fracture process of AS4/PEKK thermoplastic composite under shear loading." Elsevier  Composites Science and Technology  vol. 126, 60-77.
  • chai L, Xia GD and Wang HS (2016). "Parametric study on thermal and hydraulic characteristics of laminar flow in microchannel heat sink with fan-shaped ribs on sidewalls – Part 3: performance evaluation." Elsevier  International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 
  • Qiu C, Qi P, Liu H, Althoefer K and Dai JS (2016). "Six-Dimensional Compliance Analysis and Validation of Orthoplanar Springs." Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of The Asme  vol. 138, (4)
  • Elliott A, Torabi M, Karimi N and Cunningham S (2016). "On the effects of internal heat sources upon forced convection in porous channels with asymmetric thick walls." International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer  vol. 73, 100-110.
  • Guerrero-Martínez FJ, Younger PL and Karimi N (2016). "Three-dimensional numerical modeling of free convection in sloping porous enclosures." Elsevier  International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  vol. 98, 257-267.
  • Kamran MS, Sun J, Tang YB, Chen YG, Wu JH and Wang HS (2016). "Numerical investigation of room temperature magnetic refrigerator using microchannel regenerators." Elsevier  Applied Thermal Engineering  vol. 102, 1126-1140.
  • Huang M, Tunnicliffe LB, Zhuang J, Ren W, Yan H and Busfield JJC (2016). "Strain-Dependent Dielectric Behavior of Carbon Black Reinforced Natural Rubber." Macromolecules  vol. 49, (6) 2339-2347.
  • Greco A and Jiang X (2016). "A coupled thermal and electrochemical study of lithium-ion battery cooled by paraffin/porous-graphite-matrix composite." Journal of Power Sources  vol. 315, 127-139.
  • Zhong J and Jiang X (2016). "A case study of using cosmic ray muons to monitor supercritical CO2 migration in geological formations." Applied Energy  vol. 185, 1450-1458.
  • Noh Y, Sareh S, Wurdemann H, Liu H, Back J, Housden J, Rhode K and Althoefer K (2016). "Three-Axis Fiber-Optic Body Force Sensor for Flexible Manipulators." Ieee Sensors Journal  vol. 16, (6) 1641-1651.
  • Wijewardana S, Vepa R and Shaheed MH (2016). "Dynamic battery cell model and state of charge estimation." Journal of Power Sources  vol. 308, 109-120.
  • Zhang K, Qiu C and Dai JS (2016). "An extensible continuum robot with integrated origami parallel modules." Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics  vol. 8, (3)
  • Birn-Jeffery AV and Higham TE (2016). "Geckos decouple fore- and hind limb kinematics in response to changes in incline." Frontiers in Zoology  vol. 13, (1)
  • Fischer M and Jiang X (2016). "A chemical kinetic modelling study of the combustion of CH4–CO–H2–CO2 fuel mixtures." Combustion and Flame  vol. 167, 274-293.
  • Minkowycz WJ, Basak T, Ravi R, Jayanti S, Das SK, Roy S, Chhabra RP, Biswas G, Dutta P, Rose JW, Bejan A and Taine J (2016). "Professor Arcot R. Balakrishnan on his 65th birthday." International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer  vol. 94, 498-499.
  • Dias J, Althoefer K and Lima PU (2016). "Robot Competitions: What Did We Learn? [Competitions]." Ieee Robotics and Automation Magazine  vol. 23, (1) 16-18.
  • He W, Luo X, Kiselychnyk O, Wang J and Shaheed MH (2016). "Maximum power point tracking (MPPT) control of pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) salinity power plant: Development and comparison of different techniques." Desalination  vol. 389, 187-196.
  • Ranasinghe A, Sornkarn N, Dasgupta P, Althoefer K, Penders J and Nanayakkara T (2016). "Salient Feature of Haptic-Based Guidance of People in Low Visibility Environments Using Hard Reins." Ieee Transactions On Cybernetics  vol. 46, (2) 568-579.
  • Hosseinalipour SM, Fattahi A and Karimi N (2016). "Investigation of the transmitted noise of a combustor exit nozzle caused by burned hydrogen-hydrocarbon gases." International Journal of Hydrogen Energy  vol. 41, (3) 2075-2086.
  • He W, Wang Y, Mujtaba IM and Shaheed MH (2016). "An evaluation of membrane properties and process characteristics of a scaled-up pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) process." Desalination  vol. 378, 1-13.
  • Chai L, Xia GD and Wang HS (2016). "Numerical study of laminar flow and heat transfer in microchannel heat sink with offset ribs on sidewalls." Applied Thermal Engineering  vol. 92, 32-41.
  • Christodoulou L, Kabiraj L, Saurabh A and Karimi N (2016). "Characterizing the signature of flame flashback precursor through recurrence analysis." Chaos  vol. 26, (1)
  • Torabi M, Karimi N and Mahmud S (2016). "Mathematical Methods for Heat Transfer and Thermodynamic Analysis of Conductive, Convective, and Radiative Media." Mathematical Problems in Engineering  vol. 2016,
  • Bimbo J, Luo S, Althoefer K and Liu H (2016). "In-Hand Object Pose Estimation Using Covariance-Based Tactile To Geometry Matching." Ieee Robotics and Automation Letters  vol. 1, (1) 570-577.
  • Wijewardana S, Shaheed MH and Vepa R (2016). "Optimum Power Output Control of a Wind Turbine Rotor." International Journal of Rotating Machinery  vol. 2016,
  • Fender G, Marburg S and Duddeck F (2016). "Identification of a Set of Candidate Solutions for Optimal Positioning of Damping Layers." Sae International Journal of Passenger Cars - Mechanical Systems  vol. 9, (3)
  • Li K, Zhou X, Tu R, Xie Q, Yi J and Jiang X (2016). "An experimental investigation of supercritical CO 2 accidental release from a pressurized pipeline." Elsevier Bv  The Journal of Supercritical Fluids  vol. 107, 298-306.