The Mechanical Engineering Faculty Research and Publications Series is comprised of books and articles published by Marquette University's mechanical engineering faculty.

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Submissions from 2018

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Experimental and Modeling Study of Compressive Creep In 3D-Woven Ni-Based Superalloys, Hoon-Hwe Cho, Dinc Erdeniz, Keith W. Sharp, and David C. Dunand

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Modeling Multicomponent Fuel Droplet Vaporization with Finite Liquid Diffusivity Using Coupled Algebraic-Dqmom with Delumping, Alanna Y. Cooney and Simcha L. Singer

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Effects of Nb and Ta additions on the strength and coarsening resistance of precipitation-strengthened Al-Zr-Sc-Er-Si alloys, Dinc Erdeniz, Anthony De Luca, David N. Seidman, and David C. Dunand

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Soot and Spectral Radiation Modeling for High-Pressure Turbulent Spray Flames, Sebastian Ferreyro Fernandez, C. Paul, A. Sircar, A. Imren, D. C. Haworth, Somesh Roy, and Michael F. Modest

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Pore-resolving Simulation of Char Particle Gasification Using Micro-CT, Greg Hingwah Fong, Scott Jorgensen, and Simcha L. Singer

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Geometric Approach to Realization of Planar Elastic Behaviors with Mechanisms Having Four Elastic Components, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Geometric Construction-Based Realization of Spatial Elastic Behaviors in Parallel and Serial Manipulators, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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An Efficient Coal Pyrolysis Model for Detailed Tar Species Vaporization, Jianqing Li and Simcha L. Singer

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Sub-Pilot-Scale Autocatalytic Pyrolysis of Wastewater Biosolids for Enhanced Energy Recovery, Zhongzhe Liu, Simcha L. Singer, Daniel Zitomer, and Patrick J. McNamara

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A Degradation Function Consistent with Cocks–Ashby Porosity Kinetics, John A. Moore

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Dynamic Simulation of Human Gait Model With Predictive Capability, Jinming Sun, Shaoli Wu, and Philip A. Voglewede

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Experimental Validation of an Unscented Kalman Filter for Estimating Transient Engine Exhaust Composition with Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, David Wilson and Casey Allen

Submissions from 2017

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Probabilistic Analysis of a Metamorphic Mechanism Based on a Global Sensitivity Analysis: A Preliminary Study, Sarah C. Baxter and Philip A. Voglewede

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A Qualitative Survey of Reconfigurable Mechanisms With Industrial Applications, Anthony John Buchta and Philip A. Voglewede

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Design of a Passive Ankle Prosthesis With Energy Return That Increases With Increasing Walking Velocity, Alexander J. Folz and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Developing a Low-Cost Force Treadmill via Dynamic Modeling, Chih-Yuan Hong, Lan-Yuen Guo, Rong Song, Mark L. Nagurka, Jia-Li Sung, and Chen-Wen Yen

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Geometric Construction-Based Realization of Planar Elastic Behaviors in Parallel and Serial Mechanisms, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Geometric Construction-Based Realization of Planar Elastic Behaviors With Parallel and Serial Manipulators, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Synthesis of Point Planar Elastic Behaviors Using Three-Joint Serial Mechanisms of Specified Construction, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Applied Force and sEMG Muscle Activity Required To Operate Pistol Grip Control in an Electric Utility Aerial Bucket, Richard W. Marklin Jr., Jonathaon E. Slightam, Mark L. Nagurka, Trent M. Wolff, Casey D. Garces, and Lovely Krishen

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Run-out Based Crossed Roller Bearing Life Prediction by Utilization of Accelerated Testing Approach and FE Numerical Models, Luca Quagliato, Dongwook Kim, Nara Lee, Soyoung Hwang, Joseph P. Domblesky, and Naksoo Kim

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Communicating the Value of Ergonomics to Management – Part 2: Ergonomics ROI Case Study Applications, Christopher R. Reid, Peter W. Johnson, Richard W. Marklin Jr., Patricia Seeley, Peregrin Spielholz, and Rick Goggins

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Monte Carlo Simulation for Radiative Transfer in a High-Pressure Industrial Gas Turbine Combustion Chamber, Tao Ren, Michael F. Modest, and Somesh Roy

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Development of a Multiphase Photon Monte Carlo Method for Spray Combustion and its Application in High-pressure Conditions, Somesh Roy, Jian Cai, and Michael F. Modest

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Variational Analysis of a Two Link Slider-Crank Mechanism Using Polynomial Chaos Theory, Paul S. Ryan, Philip A. Voglewede, and Sarah C. Baxter

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A Bayesian Estimation Model for Transient Engine Exhaust Characterization Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, David Wilson and Casey Allen

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A Comparison of Sensitivity Metrics for Two-Stage Ignition Behavior in Rapid Compression Machines, David Wilson and Casey Allen

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Effect of Multiphase Radiation on Coal Combustion in a Pulverized Coal jet Flame, Bifen Wu, Somesh Roy, Xinyu Zhao, and Michael F. Modest

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Investigation of the Scanning Microarc Oxidation Process, Linqin Xia, Jianmin Han, Joseph P. Domblesky, Zhiyong Yang, and Weijing Li

Submissions from 2016

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A Comparison of Specularly Reflective Boundary Conditions and Rotationally Invariant Formulations for Discrete Ordinate Methods in Axisymmetric Geometries, Jian Cai, Somesh Roy, and Michael F. Modest

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Effect of Original Layer Thicknesses on the Interface Bonding and Mechanical Properties of Ti-Al Laminate Composites, Minyu Fan, Joseph P. Domblesky, Kai Jin, Liang Qin, Shengqiang Cui, Xunzhong Guo, Naksoo Kim, and Jie Tao

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Micromechanical Modeling of Yield in Isotropic Non-Cohesive Particulate Materials, Jonathan A. Fleischmann, W. J. Drugan, and Me. E. Plesha

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On the Importance of Displacement History in Soft-Body Contact Models, Jonathan A. Fleischmann, Radu Serban, Dan Negrut, and Paramsothy Jayakumar

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Assessing Postural Stability Via the Correlation Patterns of Vertical Ground Reaction Force Components, Chih-Yuan Hong, Lan-Yuen Guo, Rong Song, Mark L. Nagurka, Jia-Li Sung, and Chen-Wen Yen

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Realization Of Point Planar Elastic Behaviors Using Revolute Joint Serial Mechanisms Having Specified Link Lengths, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Design and Evaluation of a Passive Ankle Prosthesis With Powered Push-Off, Jacob J. Rice, Joseph M. Schimmels, and Shuguang Huang

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Direct Quadrature Method of Moments with Delumping for Modeling Multicomponent Droplet Vaporization, Simcha L. Singer

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Chrono: An Open Source Multi-physics Dynamics Engine, Alessandro Tasora, Radu Serban, Hammad Mazhar, Arman Pazouki, Daniel Melanz, Jonathan A. Fleischmann, Michael Taylor, Hioyuki Sugiyama, and Dan Negrut

Submissions from 2015

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Effect of Nd:YAG Laser Parameters on the Penetration Depth of a Representative Ni–Cr Dental Casting Alloy, Youssef S. Al Jabbari, Theodoros Koutsoukis, Xanthoula Barmpagadaki, Ehab A. El-Danaf, Raymond Fournelle, and Spiros Zinelis

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Accelerated Life Testing to Predict Service Life and Reliability for an Appliance Door Hinge, Seunghyeon Cheon, Hyunsoo Jeong, So Young Hwang, Seokmoo Hong, Naksoo Kim, and Joseph P. Domblesky

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Comments on “The Principal Axes Decomposition of Spatial Stiffness Matrices”, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Dynamic Analysis of a Planar Mechanism With Variable Topology, Peter William Malak and Philip A. Voglewede

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Dynamic Modeling of a Belt Driven Electromechanical XY Plotter Cutter, Joseph V. Prisco and Philip A. Voglewede

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Evaluation of a Two Degree of Freedom Passive Ankle Prosthesis with Powered Push-Off, Jacob J. Rice and Joseph M. Schimmels

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The Arched Flexure VSA: A Compact Variable Stiffness Actuator with Large Stiffness Range, Joseph M. Schimmels and Daniel Garces

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Machine Design Experiments Using Gears to Foster Discovery Learning, Jonathon Earl Slightam and Mark L. Nagurka

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Analytical Modeling of a Novel High-Q Disk Resonator for Liquid-Phase Applications, Mohomad S. Sotoudegan, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, Nicholas J. Nigro, Isabelle Dufour, and Oliver Brand

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Detecting Slow Wave Sleep Using a Single EEG Signal Channel, Bo-Lin Su, Yuxi Luo, Chih-Yuan Hong, Mark L. Nagurka, and Chen-Wen Yen

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The Development of a Human Gait Model with Predictive Capability and the Simulation of Able-Bodied Gait, Jinming Sun, Shaoli Wu, and Philip A. Voglewede

Submissions from 2014

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Determination of Variable Stiffness of a Human Elbow for Human-Robot Interaction, Michael Boyarsky, Megan Heenan, Scott A. Beardsley, and Philip A. Voglewede

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Evaluation of Forearm Muscle Fatigue from Operating a Motorcycle Clutch, Megan O. Conrad and Richard W. Marklin

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Within-socket Myoelectric Prediction of Continuous Ankle Kinematics for Control of a Powered Transtibial Prosthesis, Samuel Farmer, M. Barbara Silver-Thorn, Philip A. Voglewede, and Scott A. Beardsley

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Panel I: Connecting 2nd Law Analysis with Economics, Ecology and Energy Policy, Richard Gaggioli and Mauro Reini

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Benefits of Industry Involvement in Multidisciplinary Capstone Design Courses, Jay R. Goldberg, Vikram Cariapa, George Corliss, and Kate Kaiser

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Screwdriver Bit Head Design – Effect of Phillips, Straight, and a Hybrid Design on Torque, Axial Force, and Effort Ratio, Mark D. Hickok, Richard W. Marklin, Mark L. Nagurka, and Guy G. Simoneau

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Dynamic Model of a Weld Breaking Mechanism for Automatic Circuit Recloser Applications, Brian Korves and Philip A. Voglewede

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Machine Design Experiments Using Mechanical Springs to Foster Discovery Learning, Peter William Malak and Mark L. Nagurka

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Pyrolysis of Wastewater Biosolids: Lab-Scale Experiments and Modeling, Patrick J. McNamara, Jon Koch, and Daniel Zitomer

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Design and Evaluation of a Passive Ankle Prosthesis With Rotational Power Generation by a Compliant Coupling Between Leg Deflection and Ankle Rotation, Jacob J. Rice and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Timoshenko Beam Model for Lateral Vibration of Liquid-Phase Microcantilever-Based Sensors, Joshua A. Schultz, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, Isabelle Dufour, Nicholas J. Nigro, Luke A. Beardslee, and Oliver Brand

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Profile Synthesis of Planar Rotational–Translational Variable Joints, Brian James Slaboch and Philip A. Voglewede

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Synthesis of a Reconfigurable Four-Bar Mechanism with Variable Joints, Brian James Slaboch and Philip A. Voglewede

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Amputee Subject Testing Protocol, Results, and Analysis of a Powered Transtibial Prosthetic Device, Jinming Sun, Jessica M. Fritz, David R. Del Toro, and Philip A. Voglewede

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Dynamic Simulation of Human Gait Using a Combination of Model Predictive and PID Control, Jinming Sun and Philip A. Voglewede

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Powered Transtibial Prosthetic Device Control System Design, Implementation, and Bench Testing, Jinming Sun and Philip A. Voglewede

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Determination of Optimal Counter-Mass Location in Active Prostheses for Transfemoral Amputees to Replicate Sound Limb Swing, Michael Telwak, Philip A. Voglewede, and M. Barbara Silver-Thorn

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Design and Development of an Affordable Haptic Robot with Force-Feedback and Compliant Actuation to Improve Therapy for Patients with Severe Hemiparesis, Andrew R. Theriault, Mark L. Nagurka, and Michelle J. Johnson

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Therapeutic Potential of Haptic TheraDrive: An Affordable Robot/Computer System for Motivating Stroke Rehabilitation, Andrew Theriualt, Mark L. Nagurka, and Michelle J. Johnson

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Helicopters as a Theme in a Machine Design Course, Devin Turner and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 2013

Probabilistic Models for Dynamical Systems, Haym Benaroya, Seon Mi Han, and Mark L. Nagurka

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Equation of State and Isentropic Releasem of Aluminum Foam and Fluoropolymer Composites, John Borg, Warren R. Maines, Mike Nixon, and Lalit Chhabildas

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Entropy-Based Approach for Uncertainty Propagation of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems, Kyle J. DeMars, Robert H. Bishop, and Moriba K. Jah

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Improving Student Learning Through Use of an In-class Material Processing Design Project, Joseph P. Domblesky, James A. Rice, Jay R. Goldberg, and Mark L. Nagurka

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Modeling and Testing of an R-23/R-134a Mixed Refrigerant System for Low Temperature Refrigeration, Nicholas Hugh, Margaret Mathison, and Anthony Bowman

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Mechanical Vibration Inhibits Osteoclast Formation by Reducing DC-STAMP Receptor Expression in Osteoclast Precursor Cells, Rishikesh N. Kulkarni, Philip A. Voglewede, and Dawei Liu

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Freehand Sketching for Engineers: A Pilot Study, Richard W. Marklin Jr., Jay R. Goldberg, and Mark L. Nagurka

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Aquaponics: A Sustainable Food Production System That Provides Research Projects for Undergraduate Engineering Students, Richard W. Marklin Jr., Margaret Mathison, Brooke Mayer, Mark L. Nagurka, Vikram Cariapa, and Jay Schabelski

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Discovery Learning Experiments in a New Machine Design Laboratory, Mark L. Nagurka and Fernando Rodriguez Anton

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Using Remote Access for Sharing Experiences in a Machine Design Laboratory, Mark L. Nagurka, Fernando Rodriguez Anton, and Richard W. Marklin Jr.

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Effect of Design Parameters on the Rotational Response of a Novel Disk Resonator for Liquid-Phase Sensing: Analytical Results, Mohamad S. Sotoudegan, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, Nicholas J. Nigro, I. Dufour, and O. Brand

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Sand Penetration: A Near Nose Investigation of a Sand Penetration Event, Andrew Van Vooren, John Borg, and Joshua Felts

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Resonant Characteristics of Rectangular Hammerhead Microcantilevers Vibrating Laterally in Viscous Liquid Media, Jinjin Zhang, Fabien Josse, Stephen M. Heinrich, Nicholas J. Nigro, Isabelle Dufour, and Oliver Brand

Submissions from 2012

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Design of an Active Ankle-Foot Prosthesis Utilizing a Four-Bar Mechanism, Bryan Bergelin and Philip A. Voglewede

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The GasDay Project at Marquette University: A Learning Laboratory in a Functioning Business, Ronald H. Brown, Thomas F. Quinn, George Corliss, Jay R. Goldberg, and Mark L. Nagurka

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Enhancing the Engineering Curriculum: Defining Discovery Learning at Marquette University, Jay R. Goldberg and Mark L. Nagurka

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Design of a 2 DOF Prosthetic Ankle Using Coupled Compliance to Increase Ankle Torque, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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An In Vitro Comparative Study of Intracanal Fluid Motion and Wall Shear Stress Induced by Ultrasonic and Polymer Rotary Finishing Files in a Simulated Root Canal Model, Jon Koch, John Borg, Abby Mattson, Kris Olsen, and James Bahcall

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Are Posture Data from Simulated Tasks Representative of Field Conditions? Case Study for Overhead Electric Utility Workers, Cristiane Shinohara Moriguichi, Leticia Carnaz, Luiz Carlos de Miranda Jr, Richard W. Marklin, and Helenice Jane cote Gil Coury

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Biomechanical Analysis of Loading/Unloading a Ladder on a Truck, Cristiane Shinohara Moriguichi, Leticia Carnaz, Luiz Carlos de Miranda Jr, Richard W. Marklin, and Helenice Jane cote Gil Coury

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A Dynamic Model of a Belt Driven Electromechanical XY Plotter Cutter, Joseph Prisco and Philip A. Voglewede

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Configuration Space Analysis and Synthesis of Planar Variable Kinematic Joints, Brian Slaboch and Philip A. Voglewede

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A Robust Wheel Interface with a Novel Adaptive Controller for Computer/Robot-Assisted Motivating Rehabilitation, Andrew R. Theriault, Mark L. Nagurka, and Michelle J. Johnson

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Robust Control Design of a Single Degree-of-Freedom Magnetic Levitation System by Quantitative Feedback Theory, Feng Tian and Mark L. Nagurka

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Mechanism State Matrices for Spatial Reconfigurable Mechanisms, Philip A. Voglewede, Brian Korves, and Brian Slaboch

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Controller Design and Preliminary Testing of a Powered Below-Knee Prosthetic Device, Philip A. Voglewede and Jinming Sun

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Optimal Admittance Characteristics for Planar Force-assembly of Convex Polygonal Parts, Steven C. Wiemer and Joseph M. Schimmels

Submissions from 2011

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Gait Verification using Knee Acceleration Signals, L. W. Hang, C. Y. Hong, C. W. Yen, D. J. Chang, and Mark L. Nagurka

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Realization of an Arbitrary Planar Stiffness With a Simple Symmetric Parallel Mechanism, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Biomechanical Effects of Mobile Computer Location in a Vehicle Cab, Kyle Saginus, Richard W. Marklin, Patricia Seeley, Guy G. Simoneau, and Stephen H. Freier

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A Collaborative Effort to Apply Ergonomics to Electric Utility Workers at Generating Stations, Amy Stone, Richard W. Marklin, Patricia Seeley, and Gabor Mezei