Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Works Published in 2022

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2022 journal article

Sensitivity analysis guided improvement of an electromyogram-driven lumped parameter musculoskeletal hand model

JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 141.

By: R. Hinson Jr, K. Saul n, D. Kamper n & H. Huang n

author keywords: Musculoskeletal modeling; Optimization; Upper limb; Rehabilitation; Musculoskeletal modeling; Optimization; Upper limb; Rehabilitation
MeSH headings : Biomechanical Phenomena; Electromyography; Hand / physiology; Humans; Models, Biological; Muscle, Skeletal / physiology; Wrist / physiology; Wrist Joint / physiology
TL;DR: This study demonstrated how sensitivity analyses can be used to guide model refinement and inform novel and improved optimization strategies, facilitating implementation of musculoskeletal models for clinical applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 26, 2022

2022 journal article

Evaluating anthropometric scaling of a generic adult model to represent pediatric shoulder strength

JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 141.

author keywords: Anthropometrics; Pediatric; Upper limb; Modeling; Shoulder; Anthropometrics; Pediatric; Upper limb; Modeling; Shoulder
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Anthropometry; Child; Humans; Muscle Strength / physiology; Muscle, Skeletal / physiology; Shoulder / physiology; Shoulder Joint / physiology; Upper Extremity
TL;DR: This work provides an initial basis for pediatric scaling but illustrates the important need for additional direct measures of muscle size and limb strength and function in a pediatric population. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 26, 2022

2022 journal article

Hidden damage visualization using laser speckle photometry

NDT & E INTERNATIONAL, 131.

By: J. Welzen n, F. Yuan n & R. Fong n

Contributors: J. Welzen n, F. Yuan n & R. Fong n

author keywords: Laser speckle photometry; Barely visible impact damage; Mean squared error; Normalized cross correlation; Structural similarity index measure; Honeycomb composite panel; Optimized window size
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 26, 2022

2022 article

Editorial: Next Generation User-Adaptive Wearable Robots

Bulea, T. C., Sharma, N., Sikdar, S., & Su, H. (2022, June 22). FRONTIERS IN ROBOTICS AND AI, Vol. 9.

author keywords: exoskeleton; wearable robot; rehabilitation; human-in-the loop; functional electric stimulation
TL;DR: One study presents a pediatric exoskeleton that provides adaptive assistance to knee extension to alleviate crouch and its evaluation in a child with cerebral palsy and two manuscripts present novel controllers which leverage reinforcement learning and their evaluation in simulation. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 18, 2022

2022 journal article

Can the lack of fibrillar form of alpha-synuclein in Lewy bodies be explained by its catalytic activity?

MATHEMATICAL BIOSCIENCES, 344.

By: I. Kuznetsov & A. Kuznetsov

author keywords: Neuron; Axon; Parkinson's disease; Mathematical modeling; Alpha-synuclein
MeSH headings : Brain / metabolism; Humans; Lewy Bodies / metabolism; Neurons / metabolism; Parkinson Disease; alpha-Synuclein / metabolism
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 18, 2022

2022 journal article

Sparsifying the resolvent forcing mode via gradient-based optimisation

JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS, 944.

author keywords: shear-flow instability; instability control
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 11, 2022

2022 journal article

Low-Order Modeling of Wingtip Vortices in a Vortex Lattice Method

AIAA JOURNAL, 60(3), 1708–1720.

By: E. Loewenthal n & A. Gopalarathnam n

Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 5, 2022

2022 journal article

Effects of subject-variability on nasally inhaled drug deposition, uptake, and clearance

JOURNAL OF AEROSOL SCIENCE, 165.

By: S. Chari n, K. Sridhar n & C. Kleinstreuer

author keywords: Nasal geometric variabilities; CF-PD analysis With updated OpenFOAM; solver; Inhaled drug-aerosol transport and uptake; Mucus layer dynamics; Mucociliary clearance; Dissolution and absorption of three generic; drugs
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 5, 2022

2022 journal article

The pendulum adaptive frequency oscillator

Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 179, 109361.

By: X. Li n, P. Kallepalli n, T. Mollik n, M. Ul Shougat n, S. Kennedy n, S. Frabitore n, E. Perkins n

author keywords: Adaptive oscillators; Pendulum; Duffing oscillator; Electromechanical system
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 5, 2022

2022 journal article

Finite element study of the impact of pedicle screw density on the biomechanical response of a Lenke 1AN scoliotic curve

JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDICS, 32, 92–97.

By: J. Warren n, L. Hey* & A. Mazzoleni n

author keywords: Finite element analysis; Scoliosis; Pedicle screw; Micromotion
TL;DR: It is suggested that increasing the screw density of posterior constructs used to treat a Lenke 1AN scoliotic deformity may improve the de-rotation correction with better postural restoration, reducing the risk of future complications including pseudarthrosis. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 5, 2022

2022 article

Silver Nanowire Composite Electrode Enabling Highly Flexible, Robust Organic Photovoltaics

Booth, R. E., Schrickx, H. M., Hanby, G., Liu, Y., Qin, Y., Ade, H., … Brendan T. O'Connor. (2022, June 15). SOLAR RRL.

By: R. Booth n, H. Schrickx n, G. Hanby n, Y. Liu n, Y. Qin n, H. Ade n, Y. Zhu n, . Brendan T. O'Connor

author keywords: flexible organic photovoltaics; flexible transparent electrodes; mechanically stable organic photovoltaics; organic solar cells; silver nanowire electrodes
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 27, 2022

2022 article

Design and Backdrivability Modeling of a Portable High Torque Robotic Knee Prosthesis With Intrinsic Compliance for Agile Activities

Zhu, J., Jiao, C., Dominguez, I., Yu, S., & Su, H. (2022, June 3). IEEE-ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS, Vol. 6.

By: J. Zhu n, C. Jiao n, I. Dominguez n, S. Yu n & H. Su n

author keywords: Torque; Brushless DC motors; Actuators; Gears; Prosthetics; Robots; Rotors; Backdrive torque modeling; high compliance; high torque actuator; powered prosthesis; wearable robots
TL;DR: An analytical backdrive torque model is proposed that accurately estimates the back drive torque from both motor and transmission to inform the robot design and methods for gear transmission design to improve compliance by reducing inertia of the knee prosthesis are proposed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: June 27, 2022

2022 journal article

Using ultrasonic attenuation in cortical bone to infer distributions on pore size

APPLIED MATHEMATICAL MODELLING, 109, 819–832.

By: R. White n, A. Alexanderian n, O. Yousefian n, Y. Karbalaeisadegh n, K. Bekele-Maxwell n, A. Kasali n, H. Banks n, M. Talmant*, Q. Grimal*, M. Muller n

author keywords: Ultrasound; Cortical bone; Polydisperse; Waterman truell; Inverse problems; Variational regularization
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
5. Gender Equality (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 27, 2022

2022 article

A Fused Gaussian Process Modeling and Model Predictive Control Framework for Real-Time Path Adaptation of an Airborne Wind Energy System

Siddiqui, A., Borek, J., & Vermillion, C. (2022, June 6). IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CONTROL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY.

author keywords: Wind speed; Wind power generation; Real-time systems; Optimization; Gaussian processes; Adaptation models; Wind turbines; Adaptive control; stochastic processes; and wind energy generation
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 27, 2022

2022 journal article

POLYVINYL ALCOHOL CRYOGELS FOR ACOUSTIC CHARACTERIZATION OF PHASE-CHANGE CONTRAST AGENTS

ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 48(5), 954–960.

By: P. Durham, J. Kim*, K. Eltz*, C. Caskey & P. Dayton*

author keywords: Phase-change contrast agent; Nanodroplets; Polyvinyl alcohol cryogel
MeSH headings : Acoustics; Contrast Media; Cryogels; Polyvinyl Alcohol; Ultrasonography / methods
TL;DR: The utility of the phantoms is determined by activating droplets with a focused transducer, visualizing the lesions with ultrasound imaging, and a simple method for the incorporation of the low-boiling-point PCCAs using octafluoropropane (OFP) and decafLUorobutane (DFB) into PVA cryogels for a variety of acoustic characterization applications is proposed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 27, 2022

2022 journal article

Development of Viscoelastic Damper Based on NBR and Organic Small-Molecule Composites

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING, 34(8).

author keywords: Viscoelastic (VE) material; Performance tests; Energy dissipation mechanism; Hydrogen bonds; Mathematical model
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 27, 2022

2022 journal article

No ball milling nee de d: Alternative ODS steel manufacturing with gas atomization reaction synthesis (GARS) and friction-based processing

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS, 566.

By: D. Zhang*, J. Darsell*, J. Wang*, X. Ma*, G. Grant*, I. Anderson*, J. Rieken, D. Edwards* ...

author keywords: ODS Steel; Gas Atomization Reaction Synthesis; Friction Consolidation and Extrusion; Electron Microscopy; Atom Probe Tomography
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 20, 2022

2022 journal article

Multiscale and multiphysics FEA simulation and materials optimization for laser ultrasound transducers

MATERIALS TODAY COMMUNICATIONS, 31.

author keywords: Polymer-matrix composites (PMCs); Finite element analysis (FEA); Multiscale modeling; Acoustic emission; Laser ultrasound transducer
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 20, 2022

2022 journal article

Phylogeny-guided microbiome OTU-specific association test (POST)

MICROBIOME, 10(1).

author keywords: Association test; Phylogenetic tree; Kernel machine regression
MeSH headings : Computational Biology / methods; Computer Simulation; Female; Humans; Infant, Newborn; Microbiota / genetics; Phylogeny; Premature Birth
TL;DR: This work proposes a local collapsing test called phylogeny-guided microbiome OTU-specific association test (POST), and develops a user friendly R package POSTm, which can enhance the selection performance of associated microbiome features by improving the overall true-positive and false-positive detection. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 20, 2022

2022 journal article

Modeling and Stiffness-Based Continuous Torque Control of Lightweight Quasi-Direct-Drive Knee Exoskeletons for Versatile Walking Assistance

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS, 38(3), 1442–1459.

author keywords: Knee; Exoskeletons; Torque; Legged locomotion; Actuators; Biomechanics; Muscles; Force; torque control; knee exoskeleton; quasi-direct-drive actuation; stiffness control
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 20, 2022

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