ARC Researchers at ASME IDETC 2016
International Design Engineering Technical Conference
(August 21-24, 2016 at Charlotte, NC)

ARC researchers (principal investigators in bold) presented their latest research developments. Below are their papers which may include non-ARC funded research (paper titles in bold are ARC funded).

18th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Technologies (AVT)

AVT-5-1: Vehicle Electrification and Powertrain Design

Technical Paper Publication. IDETC2016-59276
Optimal Design and Techno-Economic Analysis of a Hybrid Solar Vehicle: Incorporating Solar Energy as an On-Board Fuel toward Future Mobility
Mahmoud Abdelhamid, University of California; Imtiaz-ul-Haque, Rajendra Singh, Srikanth Pilla, Zoran Filipi, Clemson University

Technical Paper Publication. IDETC2016-60335
A Combined Plant/Controller Optimization Framework for Hybrid Vehicles with MPG, Emissions And Drivability Considerations
Huckleberry Febbo, Tulga Ersal, Jeffrey Stein, University of Michigan

12th International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics, and Control (MSNDC)

MSNDC-2-1: Fluid-Structure Interaction

Technical Paper Publication. IDETC2016-59654
Numerical Procedure for Design Optimization of Wind Turbine Drivetrain using Multibody Gear Dynamics Simulation Considering Wind Load Uncertainty
Huaxia Li, Hiroyuki Sugiyama, Hyunkyoo Cho, K.K. Choi, University of Iowa; Nicholas J. Gaul, RAMDO Solutions

Technical Presentation. IDETC2016-60559
Forecasting Flutters in Aeroelastic Systems
Amin Ghadami, Bogdan I. Epureanu, University of Michigan

MSNDC-15-1: Software Tools for Computational Dynamics in Industry and Academia

Technical Presentation. IDETC2016-60578
On The Use of a Tire-Terrain Interface for the Physics-based Co-simulation of Vehicles with Deformable Tires Operating on Granular Terrain
Daniel Melanz, Milad Rakhsha, Antonio Recuero, Radu Serban, Dan Negrut, University of Wisconsin–Madison ; Bryan Peterson, Hiroyuki Sugiyama, University of Iowa; Alessandro Tasora, University of Parma; Paramsothy Jayakumar, U.S. Army TARDEC

MSNDC-17-1/2: Modeling, Simulation, and Validation of Vehicle Dynamics

Technical Paper Publication. IDETC2016-59294
Modeling of Deformable Tire and Soil Interaction Using Multiplicative Finite Plasticity for Multibody Off-Road Mobility Simulation
Hiroki Yamashita, University of Iowa; Paramsothy Jayakumar, U.S. Army TARDEC; Hiroyuki Sugiyama, University of Iowa

Technical Presentation. IDETC2016-60577
Integration of Deformable Tire Model  in High Fidelity Multibody Vehicle Dynamics Simulation Using Chrono Vehicle
Bryan Peterson, Hiroyuki Sugiyama, University of Iowa; Milad Rakhsha, Daniel Melanz, Dan Negrut, Antonio Recuero, Radu Serban, University of Wisconsin–Madison; Alessandro Tasora, University of Parma; Paramsothy Jayakumar, U.S. Army TARDEC

40th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR)

MR-9-2: Robot Control

Technical Paper Publication. IDETC2016-60006
A Semi-Autonomous Control Method to Improve Performance of Small Unmanned Ground Vehicles with Communication Latency
Justin Storms, Kevin Chen, Dawn Tilbury, University of Michigan

28th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology (DTM)

DTM-6-2: Model-Based Design Methods and Tools

Technical Paper Publication. IDETC2016-59517
Optimal Design of Injection Nozzle in Direct Metal Deposition (DMD) Manufacturing of Thin-Walled Structures Based on 3D Models
Jingyuan Yan, Clemson University; Ilenia Battiato, San Diego State University; Georges Fadel, Clemson University

42nd Design Automation Conference (DAC)

DAC-3-1: Data-Driven Design

Technical Paper Publication. IDETC2016-60091
Estimating and Exploring the Product Form Design Space Using Deep Generative Models
Alexander Burnap, Ye Liu, Yanxin Pan, Honglak Lee, Richard Gonzalez, Panos Papalambros, University of Michigan

DAC-7-1: Design for Market Systems

Technical Paper Publication. IDETC2016-60247
A Real Options Approach To Hybrid Electric Vehicle Architecture Design For Flexibility
Namwoo Kang, Alparslan Emrah Bayrak, Panos Papalambros, University of Michigan

DAC-6-1: Design for Additive Manufacturing

Technical Paper Publication. IDETC2016-59298
Multi-Objective Optimal Design of Functionally Gradient Materials
Anthony Garland, Georges Fadel, Clemson University

DAC-11-2: Design of Engineering Materials and Structures

Technical Paper Publication. IDETC2016-59228
Time-Dependent Structural Topology Optimization Using a Continuous Adjoint Formulation
Dimitrios I. Papadimitriou, Zissimos Mourelatos, Oakland University

DAC-19-3: Simulation-Based Design under Uncertainty

Technical Paper Publication. IDETC2016-60155
Reliability-Based Design Optimization Using Confidence-based Model Validation for Insufficient Experimental Data
Min-Yeong Moon, K. K. Choi, Hyunkyoo Cho, University of Iowa; Nicholas J. Gaul, RAMDO Solutions; David Lamb, David Gorsich, U.S. Army TARDEC