Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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2013 journal article

DROP: the durable reconnaissance and observation platform

Industrial Robot-an International Journal, 40(3), 218–223.

By: A. Parness & C. McKenzie

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 review

A review of entropy generation in nanofluid flow

[Review of ]. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER, 65, 514–532.

By: O. Mahian*, A. Kianifar*, C. Kleinstreuer n, M. Al-Nimr*, I. Pop*, A. Sahin*, S. Wongwises*

author keywords: Nanofluid flow; Thermophysical property; Entropy generation
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

A novel Kalman filter based approach for multiscale reacting flow simulations

COMPUTERS & FLUIDS, 81, 1–9.

By: S. Srivastava n & T. Echekki n

Contributors: S. Srivastava n & T. Echekki n

author keywords: Turbulent reacting flows; Kalman filtering; Large-eddy simulation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Transcranial ultrasound imaging with speed of sound-based phase correction: a numerical study

PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 58(19), 6663–6681.

By: T. Wang n & Y. Jing n

MeSH headings : Algorithms; Echoencephalography / methods; Feasibility Studies; Humans; Image Processing, Computer-Assisted / methods; Models, Theoretical; Skull; Sound; Tomography, X-Ray Computed
TL;DR: This study shows that, the CT-based phase correction approach can provide clear images of wire phantoms even if the speed of sound is overestimated by 400 m s−1, or the linear coefficient is overestimating by 40%. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 article

Tissue characterization using an acoustic wave tactile sensor array

HEALTH MONITORING OF STRUCTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS 2013, Vol. 8695.

By: K. Kim n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: acoustic wave; tactile sensor; tissue characterization; face-shear mode resonator
TL;DR: The proposed tissue characterization technique using an acoustic wave tactile sensor array is promising for the development of effective surgical procedures in minimally invasive surgery. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Through-the-thickness identification of impact damage in composite laminates through pulsed phase thermography

MEASUREMENT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 24(11).

By: S. Pawar n & K. Peters n

author keywords: pulsed phase thermography; composites; low-velocity impact; barely visible impact damage
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

The onset of bio-thermal convection induced by a combined effect of gyrotactic and oxytactic microorganisms

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NUMERICAL METHODS FOR HEAT & FLUID FLOW, 23(6), 979–1000.

author keywords: Thermobioconvection; Gyrotactic and oxytactic microorganisms; Natural convection; Onset of instability; Horizontal layer; Convection; Micro-organisms
TL;DR: Investigation of the stability of a suspension containing both gyrotactic and oxytactic microorganisms for the case when the suspension occupies a horizontal layer of finite depth finds the obtained eigenvalue equation relates three Rayleigh numbers, the traditional thermal Rayleigh number and two bioconvection RayleighNumbers, for gy rotactic and Oxytacticmicroorganisms. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Temperature Rise in Tissue Ablation Using Multi-Frequency Ultrasound

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ULTRASONICS FERROELECTRICS AND FREQUENCY CONTROL, 60(8), 1699–1707.

By: S. Guo n, Y. Jing n & X. Jiang n

MeSH headings : Ablation Techniques / methods; Animals; Body Temperature / physiology; Body Temperature / radiation effects; Breast / physiopathology; Breast / radiation effects; Breast / surgery; Chickens; Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation; High-Energy Shock Waves; High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation / methods; Radiation Dosage
TL;DR: It is believed that the more effective tissue ablation using multi-frequency ultrasound is likely attributed to the enhanced cavitation, a promising result for HIFU applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Robust Switched Filtering for Time-Varying Polytopic Uncertain Systems

JOURNAL OF DYNAMIC SYSTEMS MEASUREMENT AND CONTROL-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 135(6).

By: C. Duan* & F. Wu n

author keywords: polytopic uncertain systems; robust switching state estimation; min-switching logic; robust H-infinity performance
TL;DR: The synthesis conditions for a set of filters under a min-switching rule are derived to guarantee globally asymptotical stability with optimized robust H1 performance and a piecewise quadratic Lyapunov function is utilizes to reduce the conservativeness of robust filtering methods based on single LyapUNov function. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Reduced-Order Aerodynamic Modeling of Flapping Wing Energy Harvesting at Low Reynolds Number

AIAA JOURNAL, 51(12), 2771–2782.

By: M. Bryant*, J. Gomez* & E. Garcia*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Processing and evaluation of bioactive coatings on polymeric implants

JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS RESEARCH PART A, 101(9), 2621–2629.

By: A. Rabiei n & S. Sandukas n

author keywords: hydroxyapatite coating; PEEK; osteoblast response; magnetron sputtering; spinal fusion cage
MeSH headings : Benzophenones; Cell Adhesion; Cell Line; Cell Proliferation; Coated Materials, Biocompatible / chemistry; Durapatite / chemistry; Humans; Ketones / chemistry; Materials Testing; Microscopy, Electron, Scanning; Osteoblasts / cytology; Osteoblasts / metabolism; Polyethylene Glycols / chemistry; Polymers; Prostheses and Implants; Spinal Fusion / methods; Yttrium / chemistry; Zirconium / chemistry
TL;DR: It is suggested that the existence of the crystalline YSZ layer aids in the formation of the HA layer upon heating, possibly lowering the activation energy for crystallization by providing nucleation sites for HA grain formation. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Nonlinear gain-scheduling output-feedback control for polynomial nonlinear systems subject to actuator saturation

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONTROL, 86(9), 1607–1619.

By: F. Wu n & S. Hays n

author keywords: actuator saturation; gain-scheduling control; output feedback; polynomial nonlinear systems; SOS programming
TL;DR: This paper investigates nonlinear gain-scheduling control approaches for a class of polynomial nonlinear systems, containing an output-dependent vector field with input saturation, using the polytopic differential inclusion and norm-bounded differential inclusion of saturation and dead-zone functions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
10. Reduced Inequalities (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Nanostructure fabrication on germanium and silicon by nanocoining imprint technique

PRECISION ENGINEERING-JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETIES FOR PRECISION ENGINEERING AND NANOTECHNOLOGY, 37(4), 871–879.

author keywords: Nanocoining; Phase transformation; Nanostructured; Diamond die; Silicon; Germanium
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

In-situ atomic-scale observation of irradiation-induced void formation

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 4.

By: W. Xu n, Y. Zhang*, G. Cheng n, W. Jian n, P. Millett*, C. Koch n, S. Mathaudhu, Y. Zhu n

TL;DR: In-situ atomic-scale observation of the nucleation and growth of voids in hexagonal close-packed magnesium under electron irradiation shows that the initial growth in length is controlled by slow nucleation kinetics of vacancy layers on basal facets and anisotropic vacancy diffusivity, and the subsequent thickness growth is driven by thermodynamics to reduce surface energy. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 article

Focusing flexural Lamb waves by designing elastic metamaterials bonded on a plate

HEALTH MONITORING OF STRUCTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS 2013, Vol. 8695.

By: X. Yan n, R. Zhu*, G. Huang* & F. Yuan n

author keywords: Focusing; Lamb waves; elastic metamaterials; structural health monitoring
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 conference paper

Feedback design for saturated polynomial nonlinear systems via higher order Lyapunov functions

Proceedings of the ASME 5th Annual Dynamic Systems and Control Division Conference and JSME 11th Motion and Vibration Conference, DSCC 2012, vol 2, 645–652.

By: S. Yang & F. Wu*

TL;DR: A new control design approach to deal with saturated polynomial nonlinear systems by using higher order Lyapunov functions and combining power transformation with Sum-of-Squares techniques to augment the systems with more state variables representing higher order combinations of the original ones. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Electrothermomechanical Modeling and Analyses of Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composites

JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 135(2).

By: S. Xu*, O. Rezvanian* & M. Zikry n

Contributors: S. Xu*, O. Rezvanian* & M. Zikry n

author keywords: carbon nanotube; percolation; tunneling resistance; electrical conductivity
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 article

Design, fabrication and test of a small aperture, dual frequency ultrasound transducer

HEALTH MONITORING OF STRUCTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS 2013, Vol. 8695.

By: J. Ma n, Z. Wang n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: ultrasound transducer; dual frequency; contrast imaging; small aperture
TL;DR: The small aperture, dual frequency ultrasound transducers developed in this paper are promising for high resolution ultrasound medical imaging. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Charge Transport in Highly Face-On Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Films

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 117(34), 17421–17428.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

An exact solution of transient equations describing slow axonal transport

COMPUTER METHODS IN BIOMECHANICS AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 16(11), 1232–1239.

author keywords: slow axonal transport; stop-and-go hypothesis; neurons; molecular motors; exact solution
MeSH headings : Axonal Transport / physiology; Axons / metabolism; Cytoskeleton / metabolism; Kinetics; Models, Neurological; Molecular Motor Proteins / metabolism
TL;DR: An exact analytical solution of equations describing slow axonal transport of cytoskeletal elements (CEs) injected in an axon is presented and it is shown that within 30 s kinetic processes redistribute CEs between pausing and running states; after that the process occurs under quasi-equilibrium conditions. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

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