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 2003

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Robust PI Controller Design Satisfying Sensitivity and Uncertainty Specifications, O. Yaniv and Mark L. Nagurka

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Design of Predictive Controllers by Dynamic Programming and Neural Networks, Chen-Wen Yen and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 2002

Mechatronics Handbook, Robert H. Bishop

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Partial Pressures for Several In-Se Compositions from Optical Absorbance of the Vapor, Robert F. Brebrick

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Realization of Those Elastic Behaviors That Have Compliant Axes in Compact Elastic Mechanisms, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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

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The Duality in Spatial Stiffness and Compliance as Realized in Parallel and Serial Elastic Mechanisms, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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

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A Simple Dynamics Experiment Based on Acoustic Emission, Mark L. Nagurka

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Achieving Any Dominant Stiffness Matrix With a Parallel Elastic Mechanism, Joseph M. Schimmels

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High Order Feedback Design to Improve Robot Performance, O. Yaniv, Mark L. Nagurka, S. Safonov, and Tamar Flash

Submissions from 2001

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Contributions of Mathematical Models in the Understanding and Prevention of the Effects of Whole Body Vibration on the Human Spine, Vijay K. Goel, Joseph M. Schimmels, Fred Chang, and Yi Wan

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Modelling and Linear Analysis of High-speed Articulated Trainsets, Imtiaz Haque and Mark L. Nagurka

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A Classification of Spatial Stiffness Based on the Degree of Translational–Rotational Coupling, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Minimal Realizations of Spatial Stiffnesses with Parallel or Serial Mechanisms Having Concurrent Axes, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Effect of Computer Keyboard Slope and Height on Wrist Extension Angle, Richard W. Marklin and Guy G. Simoneau

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Effect of Setup Configurations of Split Computer Keyboards on Wrist Angle, Richard W. Marklin and Guy G. Simoneau

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Multidirectional Compliance and Constraint for Improved Robotic Deburring. Part 1: Improved Positioning, Joseph M. Schimmels

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Multidirectional Compliance and Constraint for Improved Robotic Deburring. Part 2: Improved Bracing, Joseph M. Schimmels

Submissions from 2000

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Vapor Pressure of SeO2 (s) and Optical Density of SeO2 (g), Robert F. Brebrick

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Synthesis of Spatial Compliances with Simple Serial Elastic Mechanisms, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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The Bounds and Realization of Spatial Compliances Achieved with Simple Serial Elastic Mechanisms, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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The Eigenscrew Decomposition of Spatial Stiffness Matrices, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Unified H-Approach for a Singularly Perturbed Aircraft Model, Hardev Singh, D. S. Naidu, and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 1999

Learning with LabVIEW, Robert H. Bishop

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Second Virial Coefficients and the Arsenic Vapor-Condensed Phase Equilibrium, Robert F. Brebrick

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The Extremal Properties of Spatial Stiffness Matrices, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Wrist and Forearm Posture From Typing on Split and Vertically Inclined Computer Keyboards, Richard W. Marklin, Guy G. Simoneau, and John F. Monroe

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Four Assessment Tools of Ergonomics Interventions: Case Study at an Electric Utility's Warehouse System, Richard W. Marklin and Jeremy R. Wilzbacher

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Wrist and Forearm Postures of Users of Conventional Computer Keyboards, Guy G. Simoneau, Richard W. Marklin, and John F. Monroe

Submissions from 1998

Modern Control Systems, 8th edition, Richard C. Dorf and Robert H. Bishop

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The Bounds and Realization of Spatial Stiffnesses Achieved with Simple Springs Connected in Parallel, Shuguang Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Achieving an Arbitrary Spatial Stiffness with Springs Connected in Parallel, S. Huang and Joseph M. Schimmels

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Analysis of Contact Mechanics for a Circular Filamentary Brush/Workpart System, Chih-Yuan Shia, Robert Stango, and Stephen M. Heinrich

Submissions from 1997

Modern control systems analysis and design using MATLAB and SIMULINK, Robert H. Bishop

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Fostering Strong Interactions Between Industry and Academia, T. R. Kurfess and Mark L. Nagurka

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A Superconducting Maglev Vehicle/Guideway System With Preview Control: Part I—Vehicle, Guideway, and Magnet Modeling, Mark L. Nagurka and S.-K. Wang

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Hybrid Tension Compression Pneumatic Actuators for Active Levelling, Tuning and Damping of Vehicle Suspensions and Engine Mounts, Henry M. Paynter and Mark L. Nagurka

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Hybrid Tension-Compression Pneumatic Actuators for Active Levelling, Tuning and Damping of Vehicle Suspensions and Engine Mounts, Henry M. Paynter and Mark L. Nagurka

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A Linear Space of Admittance Control Laws that Guarantees Force-assembly with Friction, Joseph M. Schimmels

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A Superconducting Maglev Vehicle/Guideway System With Preview Control: Part II—Controller Design and System Behavior, S.-K. Wang and Mark L. Nagurka

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Optimal Seat Suspension Design Based on Minimum “Simulated Subjective Response”, Y. Wan and Joseph M. Schimmels

Submissions from 1996

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Analysis of the Zn-Se System, Robert F. Brebrick and Haochieh Liu

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Parametric Finite Element Method for Predicting Shapes of Three-Dimensional Solder Joints, Nicholas J. Nigro, F. J. Zhou, Stephen M. Heinrich, A. F. Elkouh, Raymond Fournelle, and Ping S. Lee

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A Passive Mechanism that Improves Robotic Positioning through Compliance and Constraint, Joseph M. Schimmels and Shuguang Huang

Submissions from 1995

Modern Control Systems, 7th edition, Richard C. Dorf

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EMS Maglev Vehicle-Guideway-Controller Model, Mark L. Nagurka

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An Approximate Model for Predicting the Size and Shape of Wave-soldered Surface-mount Joints, B. U. Nambisan, Stephen M. Heinrich, Raymond Fournelle, A. F. Elkouh, Nicholas J. Nigro, and P. S. Lee

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Selection of a Model-Based Measure of Human Sensitivity to Whole Body Vibration, Joseph M. Schimmels

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A Simple Model that Captures the Essential Dynamics of a Seated Human Exposed to Whole Body Vibration, Yi Wan and Joseph M. Schimmels

Submissions from 1994

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A Geometric Representation of Root Sensitivity, T. R. Kurfess and Mark L. Nagurka

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Geometric Links Among Classical Controls Tools, T. R. Kurfess and Mark L. Nagurka

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The Use of Compliance and Constraint for Improved Robotic Material Removal Processes, Joseph M. Schimmels

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Force-assembly with Friction, Joseph M. Schimmels and Michael A. Peshkin

Submissions from 1993

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Dynamic and Loaded Impedance Components in the Maintenance of Human Arm Posture, John M. Dolan, Mark B. Friedman, and Mark L. Nagurka

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Exploring Control Design Variables, Richard C. Dorf, T. R. Kurfess, and Mark L. Nagurka

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Foundations of Classical Control Theory with Reference to Eigenvalue Geometry, T. R. Kurfess and Mark L. Nagurka

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An Alternate Geometric Perspective on MIMO Systems, Mark L. Nagurka and T. R. Kurfess

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A Chebyshev-Based State Representation for Linear Quadratic Optimal Control, Mark L. Nagurka and S.-K. Wang

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Finite Element Method for Predicting Equilibrium Shapes of Solder Joints, Nicholas J. Nigro, A. F. Elkouh, X. Zou, Raymond Fournelle, Stephen M. Heinrich, and Ping S. Lee

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The Space of Admittance Control Laws that Guarantees Force-Assembly with Friction, Joseph M. Schimmels and Michael A. Peshkin

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Designing Linear Optimal Regulators Via Chebyshev Polynomials, S. K. Wang and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 1992

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Parameter Variation for Dynamic System Performance, Laura Lund, Mark L. Nagurka, and Thomas R. Kurfess

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Gain and Phase Margins of SISO Systems from Modified Root Locus Plots, Mark L. Nagurka and T. R. Kurfess

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Development of Linear Quadratic Control Laws via Control Parametrization, Mark L. Nagurka and Vincent Yen

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Development of Knowledge-Based Systems for Aluminum Welding, R. J. Napolitano, H. Kulluk, Mark L. Nagurka, R. P. Martukanitz, and P. B. Dickerson

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Admittance Matrix Design for Force-guided Assembly, Joseph M. Schimmels and Michael A. Peshkin

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The Robustness of an Admittance Control Law Designed for Force Guided Assembly to the Disturbance of Contact Friction, Joseph M. Schimmels and Michael A. Peshkin

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Linear Quadratic Regulator With Varying Finite Time Durations, Uri Tasch and Mark L. Nagurka

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Optimal Control of Linearly Constrained Linear Systems via State Parametrization, V. Yen and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 1991

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Using Optimization and Simulation Techniques to Estimate Initial Weevil Populations, Kunter S. Akbay

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A Computer Simulation Model of Waterhyacinth and Weevil Interactions, Kunter S. Akbay, F. G. Howell, and J. W. Wooten

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Engineering Investigation of the Kensey Dynamic Angioplasty Catheter, P. Godlewski, Mark L. Nagurka, and M. H. Wholey

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Effect of Workpart Curvature on the Stiffness Properties of Circular Filamentary Brushes, Stephen M. Heinrich, R. J. Stango, and Chih-Yuan Shia

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Understanding the Root Locus Using Gain Plots, T. R. Kurfess and Mark L. Nagurka

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Solving Linear Quadratic Optimal Control Problems by Chebyshev-Based State Parameterization, Mark L. Nagurka, S. Wang, and V. Yen

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Force-Assemblability: Insertion of a Workpiece into a Fixture Guided by Contact Forces Alone, Joseph M. Schimmels and Michael A. Peshkin

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Linear Quadratic Regulator with Varying Finite-Time Durations, Ui Tasch and Mark L. Nagurka

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Linear Quadratic Optimal Control Via Fourier-Based State Parameterization, V. Yen and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 1990

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Space Structures: Issues in Dynamics and Control, H. Benaroya and Mark L. Nagurka

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Goal Programming for Estimating Initial Influx of Insect Pests, L.G. Brown, R.W. McClendon, and Kunter Akbay

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A Testbed for Measurement of Human Arm Impedance Parameters, John M. Dolan, Mark B. Friedman, and Mark L. Nagurka

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Fourier-Based Optimal Control of Nonlinear Dynamic Systems, Mark L. Nagurka and V. Yen

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Synthesis and Validation of Nondiagonal Accommodation Matrices for Error-Corrective Assembly, Joseph M. Schimmels and Michael A. Peshkin

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Fourier-Based Optimal Control Approach for Structural Systems, V. Yen and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 1989

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Controlled Impedance Test Apparatus for Studying Human Interpretation of Kinesthetic Feedback, Jon K. Gotow, Mark B. Friedman, and Mark L. Nagurka

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Analysis of Constrained Filament Deformation and Stiffness Properties of Brushes, Stephen M. Heinrich, Chih-Yuan Shia, and Robert Stango

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Improve Efficiency of a FMS Cell Through Use of a Computer, David C. Musil and Kunter S. Akbay

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Toward an Intelligent Machine Tool for Flexible Manufacturing, Mark L. Nagurka and Paul J. Englert

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Recanalization of Total Arterial Occlusions with the Kensey Dynamic Angioplasty Catheter, M. H. Wholey, J. A. Smith, P. Godlewski, and Mark L. Nagurka

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A Control Parameterization Approach for Linear Quadratic Systems, Vincent Yen and Mark L. Nagurka

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Multiple-Segment Fourier-based Approach for Linear Quadratic Optimal Control, Vincent Yen and Mark L. Nagurka

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Optimal Trajectory Planning of Robotic Manipulators via Quasi-Linearization and State Parametrization, Vincent Yen and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 1988

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COTGAME: Cotton Insect Pest Management Simulation Game, Kunter S. Akbay, R.W. McClendon, and L. G. Brown

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H-Optimal control for a class of reaction–diffusion equations, John E. Dzielski and Mark L. Nagurka

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The Singular Surfaces and Curves in the Inverse Problem of Manipulator Kinematics, Shuguang Huang

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A Suboptimal Trajectory Planning Algorithm for Robotic Manipulators, Vincent Yen and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 1986

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An Interactive Control Systems Simulator, Kent S. Diehl, Bruce H. Krogh, and Mark L. Nagurka

Submissions from 1983

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Leg Motion Analysis During Gait by Multiaxial Accelerometry: Theoretical Foundations and Preliminary Validations, Wilson C. Hayes, J. D. Gran, Mark L. Nagurka, J. M. Feldman, and C. Oatis

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Curving Performance of Rail Transit Trucks, Mark L. Nagurka, J. K. Hedrick, and D. N. Wormley