Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Works Published in 2020

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2020 journal article

Are poly(p-phenylene terephthalamide) (Kevlar (R)) and other liquid crystalline polymers conformationally rigid?

POLYMER, 193.

Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 27, 2020

2020 journal article

Investigation of Surface Curvature Effects on Unseparated Fin Shock-Wave/Boundary-Layer Interactions

AIAA JOURNAL, 58(2), 770–778.

Contributors: J. Pickles n & V. Narayanaswamy n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Soot characteristics of high-reactivity gasoline under compression-ignition conditions using a gasoline direct injection (GDI) piezoelectric fuel injector

FUEL, 265.

author keywords: Two-color pyrometry; Auto-ignition; Soot; High-reactivity gasoline; Gasoline direct injection engine
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

A Combined Modeling and Experimental Study of Tensile Properties of Additively Manufactured Polymeric Composite Materials

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 29(4), 2597–2604.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Functional angiogenesis requires microenvironmental cues balancing endothelial cell migration and proliferation

LAB ON A CHIP, 20(6), 1153–1166.

By: W. Wang*, D. Lin*, E. Jarman*, W. Polacheck n & B. Baker*

MeSH headings : Cell Movement; Cell Proliferation; Cues; Endothelial Cells; Humans; Neovascularization, Pathologic; Neovascularization, Physiologic
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Microfluidics for the study of mechanotransduction

JOURNAL OF PHYSICS D-APPLIED PHYSICS, 53(22).

author keywords: microfluidics; mechanotransduction; mechanobiology; microfabrication; cell adhesion; biofluids; microdevices
TL;DR: An overview of the main mechanotransduction pathways that function at sites of cell adhesion are given, and examples of how microfluidics can be used to apply both solid forces and fluid forces to cells are presented. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Adaptive signal decomposition and dispersion removal based on the matching pursuit algorithm using dispersion-based dictionary for enhancing damage imaging

ULTRASONICS, 103.

By: H. Kim n & F. Yuan n

TL;DR: This paper aims to develop a method for high-resolution damage imaging for a sparsely distributed sensor network on a plate-like structure by utilizing a matching pursuit algorithm to decompose overlapping wave packets and then recompress the dispersion. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Energetic analysis and optimization of a bi-modal rolling-flying vehicle

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTELLIGENT ROBOTICS AND APPLICATIONS, 4(1), 3–20.

By: S. Atay n, T. Jenkins n, G. Buckner n & M. Bryant n

author keywords: Bi-modal vehicle; Blade element momentum theory; Mobile robotics; Power optimization
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Optimization of an intrinsic coincident polarimeter and quantitative architectural comparison of different polarimeter techniques

OPTICAL ENGINEERING, 59(2).

author keywords: polarimetry; polarimetric imaging; polarization-selective devices; optimization; signal-to-noise ratio
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Object Shape and Surface Topology Recognition Using Tactile Feedback Evoked through Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON HAPTICS, 13(1), 152–158.

By: L. Vargas*, H. Huang*, Y. Zhu n & X. Hu*

author keywords: Shape recognition; surface topology; tactile sensation; transcutaneous nerve stimulation
MeSH headings : Adult; Feedback, Sensory / physiology; Female; Fingers / physiology; Humans; Male; Median Nerve / physiology; Recognition, Psychology / physiology; Touch / physiology; Touch Perception / physiology; Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation; Ulnar Nerve / physiology; Young Adult
TL;DR: It is suggested that tactile feedback evoked from transcutaneous nerve stimulation allows the recognition of object shape and surface topology, which may help improve object manipulation and promote fine control of a prosthetic hand. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 14, 2020

2020 journal article

A Face-Shear Mode Piezoelectric Array Sensor for Elasticity and Force Measurement

SENSORS, 20(3).

By: K. Kim n, T. Kim*, J. Kim n & X. Jiang n

author keywords: piezoelectric array sensor; elasticity sensor; force sensor; face-shear mode; PMN-PT
TL;DR: The 6 × 6 piezoelectric array sensor employs an impedance measurement technique, sensing the acoustic load impedance of a target by measuring the electrical impedance shift of face-shear mode PMN–PT (lead magnesium niobate–lead titanate) single crystal elements. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 14, 2020

2020 journal article

H-infinity observer-controller synthesis approach in low frequency for T-S fuzzy systems

IET CONTROL THEORY AND APPLICATIONS, 14(5), 738–749.

By: W. Xie*, Z. Han*, F. Wu n & S. Zhu*

author keywords: convex programming; observers; linear matrix inequalities; robust control; feedback; fuzzy systems; eigenvalues and eigenfunctions; control system synthesis; fuzzy control; continuous time systems; Lipschitz conditions; system stability conditions; eigenvalues; generalised Kalman-Yakubovich-Popov lemma; robustness conditions; output feedback control problem; continuous-time T-S fuzzy systems; H infinity observer-controller design method; H infinity observer-controller synthesis approach; linear matrix inequality forms; convex optimisation technique
TL;DR: For the output feedback control problem of continuous-time T–S fuzzy systems with unknown premise variables, an H ∞ observer–controller design method in the low-frequency domain is proposed, which can be solved directly by a convex optimisation technique. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 6, 2020

2020 journal article

Synergistic Effects of Boron Nitride (BN) Nanosheets and Silver (Ag) Nanoparticles on Thermal Conductivity and Electrical Properties of Epoxy Nanocomposites

Polymers, 12(2), 426–439.

author keywords: polymer nanocomposites; thermal conductivity; electrical properties; silver nanoparticles; boron nitride nanosheets; PACS
TL;DR: This work demonstrates epoxy nanocomposites embedded with silver nanoparticles (AgNPs), and modified boron nitride nanosheets (BNNSs), which have high thermal conductivity, high insulation strength, low permittivity, and low dielectric loss. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 6, 2020

2020 journal article

A large air gap magnetic levitator for intra-arterial positioning of a clinical microcatheter: design, fabrication, and preliminary experimental evaluation

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTELLIGENT ROBOTICS AND APPLICATIONS, 4(1), 122–131.

By: V. Zaccardo n, S. Miller n & G. Buckner n

author keywords: Magnetic levitation; Active magnetic bearing; Radioembolization
TL;DR: The design, fabrication, and preliminary testing of a large air gap magnetic levitator, used to precisely position the microcatheter tip in a dynamically perfused arterial model cross section, allowing for microsphere injections from controlled locations within the cross section. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 6, 2020

2020 journal article

Active Periodic Magnetic Nanostructures with High Aspect Ratio and Ultrahigh Pillar Density

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 12(9), 11135–11143.

By: Z. Luo n, X. Zhang n, B. Evans* & C. Chang n

author keywords: dynamic materials; active nanostructures; nanofabrication; magnetic nanoparticles; high aspect ratio
TL;DR: Active periodic nanostructures with pillar density of 0.25 pillar/μm^2 are demonstrated, which is the highest density for magnetically actuated pillars so far, and can find potential applications in particle manipulation and tunable photonic elements. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 30, 2020

2020 journal article

Design and testing of a centrifugal fluidic device for populating microarrays of spheroid cancer cell cultures

JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING, 14(1).

TL;DR: A centrifugal fluidic device was developed and tested for rapid extraction of spheroids from a 96-well plate and subsequent deposition into a molded agar receiver block, indicating that the proposed device is capable of a high capture success rate and high sample planarity. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 30, 2020

2020 journal article

Retraction dynamics of water droplets after impacting upon solid surfaces from hydrophilic to superhydrophobic

PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS, 5(3).

By: F. Wang n & T. Fang n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 30, 2020

2020 journal article

Competition between shear localization and tensile detwinning in twinned nanowires

PHYSICAL REVIEW MATERIALS, 4(2).

Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 23, 2020

2020 journal article

Parallel rotation for negating Coriolis force effect on heat transfer

The Aeronautical Journal, 124(1274), 581–596.

By: A. Sarja n, P. Singh* & S. Ekkad n

Contributors: A. Sarja n, P. Singh* & S. Ekkad n

author keywords: heat transfer; rotation; Coriolis effect
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 23, 2020

2020 journal article

Non-contacting measurement of torque and axial translation in high-speed rotating shafts

MECHANICAL SYSTEMS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING, 138.

By: D. Kakaley*, R. Altieri* & G. Buckner n

author keywords: Torque; Speed; Axial translation; Estimation; Variable reluctance sensor; Rotating shaft
TL;DR: Development and experimental demonstration of a unique non-contacting Variable Reluctance sensor system that enables simultaneous estimation of torque, speed, and axial translation in high-speed rotating shafts are focused on. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 23, 2020

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