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 2013

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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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Timoshenko Beam Effects in Lateral-mode Microcantilever-based Sensors in Liquids, Joshua A. Schultz, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, Nicholas J. Nigro, Isabelle Dufour, Luke A. Beardslee, and Oliver Brand

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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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High Temperature Thermodynamic Properties of ZnTe(s), Robert F. Brebrick

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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

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Disturbance Attenuation in a Magnetic Levitation System with Acceleration Feedback, Feng Tian, Craig Kevin, and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 2010

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Concept Through Preliminary Bench Testing of a Powered Lower Limb Prosthetic Device, Bryan J. Bergelin, Javier O. Mattos, Joseph G. Wells, and Philip A. Voglewede

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High Temperature Thermodynamic Data for CdTe (c), Robert F. Brebrick

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The Cd-Te Phase Diagram, Robert F. Brebrick

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Multidisciplinary Engineering Systems 2nd and 3rd Year College-Wide Courses, Kevin Craig and Mark L. Nagurka

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A Shovel With a Perforated Blade Reduces Energy Expenditure Required for Digging Wet Clay, Sridhar Harivanam, Richard W. Marklin, Paula Papanek, and Vikram Cariapa

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

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Comparison of Anthropometry of U.S. Electric Utility Field-Workers With North American General Populations, Richard W. Marklin, Kyle Saginus, Patricia Seeley, and Stephen H. Freier

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Reducing Orbit Covariance for Continuous Thrust Spacecraft Transfers, Scott Zimmer, Oscar Ocampo, and Robert H. Bishop

Submissions from 2009

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Analytical Lunar Descent Guidance Algorithm, Christina T. Chomel and Robert H. Bishop

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Model and Controller Reduction Applied to Structural Control Using Passivity Theory, E. Gildin, A. C. Antoulas, and Robert H. Bishop

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Navigation Algorithms and Observability Analysis for Formation Flying Missions, Paul J. Huxel and Robert H. Bishop

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Development of a Cascaded Controller for Temperature and Core Growth Rate in Vapour-Phase Axial Deposition, H. E. Jenkins and Mark L. Nagurka

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A Computationally Efficient Planar Rigid Body Distance Metric, Joseph M. Schimmels and Luis Ernesto Criales Escobar

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A Two‐Stage Comittee Machine of Neural Networks, Jen-Feng Wang, Chinson Yeh, Chen-Wen Yen, and Mark L. Nagurka

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Height of Industrial Hand Wheel Valves Affects Torque Exertion, Stacie M. Wieszczyk, Richard W. Marklin, and Héctor J. Sánchez

Submissions from 2008

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Mechanical Behavior and Failure Analysis of Prosthetic Retaining Screws after Long‐term Use In Vivo. Part 3: Preload and Tensile Fracture Load Testing, Youssef S. Al Jabbari, Raymond Fournelle, Gerald J. Ziebert, Jeffrey M. Toth, and Anthony Iacopino

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Mechanical Behavior and Failure Analysis of Prosthetic Retaining Screws after Long‐term Use in vivo. Part 4: Failure Analysis of 10 Fractured Retaining Screws Retrieved from Three Patients, Youssef S. Al Jabbari, Raymond Fournelle, Gerald J. Ziebert, Jeffrey M. Toth, and Anthony Iacopino

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Mesoscale Calculations of the Dynamic Behavior of a Granular Ceramic, John Borg and Tracy J. Vogler

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Inter-frequency Bias Estimation for the GPS Monitor Station Network, Donny Holaschutz, Robert H. Bishop, R. Benjamin Harris, and Brian Tolman

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Admittance Selection Conditions for Frictionless Force-Guided Assembly of Polyhedral Parts in Two Single-Point Principal Contacts, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Design and Control of Capstan-Pulley Draw System for Optical Fiber Manufacturing, Hodge E. Jenkins and Mark L. Nagurka

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Case Study Report: Business Case for Implementing Battery-Powered Tools for Direct-Bury Line Workers at an Electric Power Utility, Patricia Seeley, Richard W. Marklin, Debra Usher, and Janice W. Yager

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Gender Determination using Fingerprint Features, Jen-Feng Wang, Chen-Liang Lin, Yung-Hsien Chang, Mark L. Nagurka, Chen-Wen Yen, and Chinson Yeh

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Determining the Association between Dermatoglyphics and Schizophrenia by using Fingerprint Asymmetry Measures, Jen-Feng Wang, Chen-Liang Lin, Chen-Wen Yen, Yung-Hsien Chang, Teng-Yi Chen, Kuan-Pin Su, and Mark L. Nagurka

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A Comparative Study for 2D and 3D Computer-aided Diagnosis Methods for Solitary Pulmonary Nodules, Chinson Yeh, Jen-Feng Wang, Ming-Ting Wu, Chen-Wen Yen, Mark L. Nagurka, and Chen-Liang Lin

Submissions from 2007

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Mechanical Behavior and Failure Analysis of Prosthetic Retaining Screws after Long‐term Use In Vivo. Part 1: Characterization of Adhesive Wear and Structure of Retaining Screws, Youssef S. Al Jabbari, Raymond Fournelle, Gerald J. Ziebert, Jeffrey M. Toth, and Anthony Iacopino

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Mechanical Behavior and Failure Analysis of Prosthetic Retaining Screws after Long‐Term Use In Vivo. Part 2: Metallurgical and Microhardness Analysis, Youssef S. Al Jabbari, Raymond Fournelle, Gerald J. Ziebert, Jeffrey M. Toth, and Anthony Iacopino

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Effect of Coating Viscoelasticity on Quality Factor and Limit of Detection of Microcantilever Chemical Sensors, Isabelle Dufour, Frederic Lochon, Stephen M. Heinrich, Fabien Josse, and Dominique Rebiere

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Capstan Design and Control for Drawing Optical Fiber: A Case Study in Mechatronics Design, Hodge E. Jenkins and Mark L. Nagurka

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A New Method to Introduce "a priori" Information in Quest, Renato Zanetti and Robert H. Bishop

Submissions from 2006

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Simulating Discrete and Rhythmic Multi-joint Human Arm Movements by Optimization of Nonlinear Performance Indices, Armin Biess, Mark L. Nagurka, and Tamar Flash

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Reanalysis of Solidus Points and Te Chemical Potential for Te-rich CdTe(s), Robert F. Brebrick

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Effect of Keyswitch Design of Desktop and Notebook Keyboards Related to Key Stiffness and Typing Force, Marcia J. Bufton, Richard W. Marklin, Mark L. Nagurka, and Guy G. Simoneau

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Spatial Admittance Selection Conditions for Frictionless Force-guided Assembly of Polyhedral Parts in Single Principal Contact, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Cascaded Control for Regulating Soot Geometry in Vapor-Phase Axial Deposition, Hodge E. Jenkins and Mark L. Nagurka

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A Mass-Spring-Damper Model of a Bouncing Ball, Mark L. Nagurka and Shuguang Huang

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Case Study for Underground Workers at an Electric Utility: How a Research Institution, University, and Industry Collaboration Improved Occupational Health Through Ergonomics, Amy Stone, Debra Usher, Richard W. Marklin, Patricia Seeley, and Janice W. Yager

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One-Class-at-a-Time Removal Sequence Planning Method for Multiclass Classification Problems, Chieh-Neng Young, Chen-Wen Yen, Yi-Hua Pao, and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 2005

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Introduction to Mechatronics, Robert H. Bishop

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Vapor Pressure of Indium Chloride and Some Implications for the In-Se System, Robert F. Brebrick

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The Motion of a Compliantly Suspended Rigid Body Constrained by Multipoint Frictional Contact, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Working Postures of Dentists and Dental Hygienists, Richard W. Marklin and Kevin Cherney

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A Mass-Spring-Damper Model of a Bouncing Ball (Conference proceeding), Mark L. Nagurka and Shuguang Huang

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Measurement of Stiffness and Damping Characteristics of Computer Keyboard Keys, Mark L. Nagurka and Richard W. Marklin Jr.

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Robust Performance Limitations and Design of Controlled Delayed Systems, Mark L. Nagurka and O. Yaniv

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Analog and LabView-Based Control of a Maglev System With NI-ELVIS, R. Sinha and Mark L. Nagurka

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Automatic Loop Shaping of Structured Controllers Satisfying QFT Performance, O. Yaniv and Mark L. Nagurka

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A Training Sample Sequence Planning Method for Pattern Recognition Problems, Chen-Wen Yen, Chieh-Neng Young, and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 2004

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Equilibrium Constants for Quasi-chemical Defect Reactions, Robert F. Brebrick

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Robust Procedures for Obtaining Assembly Contact State Extremal Configurations, Pan Feng and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Structural Analysis of Sign Bridge Structures and Luminaire Supports, Christopher Foley, Raymond Fournelle, Scott J. Ginal, and John L. Peronto

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Admittance Selection for Force-guided Assembly of Polygonal Parts Despite Friction, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Admittance Selection for Force-guided Assembly of Polyhedral Parts in Single-point Contact, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Determining the Set of Active Constraints When a Rigid Body Compliantly Interacts With Multiple Frictional Contacts, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Robots and Controls, T. R. Kurfess and Mark L. Nagurka

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Measurement of Handle Forces for Crimping Connectors and Cutting Cable in the Electric Power Industry, Richard W. Marklin, Lia Lazuardi, and Jeremy R. Wilzbacher

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Design Features of Alternative Computer Keyboards: A Review of Experimental Data, Richard W. Marklin and Guy G. Simoneau

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Optimal Design of Low Order Controllers Satisfying Sensitivity and Robustness Constraint, Mark L. Nagurka and O. Yaniv

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Design of PID Controllers Satisfying Gain Margin and Sensitivity Constraints on a Set of Plants, O. Yaniv and Mark L. Nagurka

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A False Acceptance Error Controlling Method for Hyperspherical Classifiers, Chen-Wen Yen, Chieh-Neng Young, and Mark L. Nagurka

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A Vector Quantization Method for Nearest Neighbor Classifier Design, Chen-Wen Yen, Chieh-Neng Young, and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 2003

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Friction Modeling of a Free-Spinning Bicycle Wheel, Shuguang Huang and Mark L. Nagurka

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Admittance Selection for Planar Force-Guided Assembly for Single-Point Contact with Friction, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Spatial Compliant Motion of a Rigid Body Constrained by a Frictional Contact, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Sufficient Conditions for Admittance to Ensure Planar Force-assembly in Multi-point Frictionless Contact, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Sufficient Conditions Used in Admittance Selection for Force-guided Assembly of Polygonal Parts, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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The Spatial Motion of a Compliantly Suspended Rigid Body Constrained by Multi-Point Frictional Contact, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Aerodynamic Effects in a Dropped Ping-Pong Ball Experiment, Mark L. Nagurka

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Book Review of Modeling, Identification and Control of Robots, by Wisama Khalil and Étienne Dombre, Mark L. Nagurka

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Robust PI Controller Design Satisfying Gain and Phase Margin Constraints, Mark L. Nagurka and O. Yaniv

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Efficient Contact State Graph Generation for Assembly Applications, Feng Pan and Joseph M. Schimmels

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A Thermal Time-Constant Experiment, Kyle Ressler, Kyle Brucker, and Mark L. Nagurka

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Business Case for Implementing Two Ergonomic Interventions at an Electric Power Utility, Patricia Seeley and Richard W. Marklin

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Effect of Computer Keyboard Slope on Wrist Position and Forearm Electromyography of Typists Without Musculoskeletal Disorders, Guy G. Simoneau, Richard W. Marklin, and Joseph E. Berman

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Improved Vibration Isolating Seat Suspension Designs Based on Position-Dependent Nonlinear Stiffness and Damping Characteristics, Yi Wan and Joseph M. Schimmels