Department of Mechanical Engineering

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2005
5 Citations (Scopus)

An analytical method for design of compliant grippers with macro/micro manipulation and assembly applications

Lan, C. C. & Lee, K. M., 2005 Nov 16, p. 1023-1028. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Grippers
Macros
Constrained optimization
Finite element method
Fabrication
4 Citations (Scopus)

An integrated experimental and numerical study of meso-scale vortex combustor dynamics

Wang, Y., Wu, M., Yetter, R. A. & Yang, V., 2005 Dec 1, p. 3635-3649. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Combustors
Vortex flow
Swirling flow
Thermocouples
Air
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dynamic model of a compliant link with large deflection and shear deformation

Lan, C. C. & Lee, K. M., 2005 Nov 16, p. 729-734. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Shear deformation
Dynamic models
Finite element method
1 Citation (Scopus)

Extinction theory of spray premixed flames

Hou, S. S. & Lin, T. H., 2005 Dec 1, p. 13-24. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Heat transfer
Heat losses
Gasification
Activation energy
Water
2004
2 Citations (Scopus)

An algorithm for the enumeration of serial and/or parallel combinations of kinematic building blocks

Yan, H-S., Ou, F. M. & Tang, M. F., 2004 Dec 1, p. 773-779. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Building Blocks
Enumeration
Kinematics
Rack
Graph theory
4 Citations (Scopus)

Combustion in meso-scale vortex combustors: Experimental characterization

Wu, M-H., Yetter, R. A. & Yang, V., 2004 Jul 1, p. 12200-12209. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Combustors
Vortex flow
Combustion chambers
Air
Oxygen
5 Citations (Scopus)

Design and implementation of a multi-purpose real-time pan-tilt visual tracking system

Wang, C. K., Cheng, M-Y., Liao, C. H., Li, C. C., Sun, C. Y. & Tsai, M-C., 2004 Dec 1, p. 1079-1084. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Monitoring
Cameras
Experiments

Methane flames in a jet impinging onto a wall

Hsie, W. D., Hou, S. S. & Lin, T. H., 2004 Jan 1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Methane
Fuel burners
Temperature

Two dimensional simulation of heat transfer and fluid flow in a rectangular natural circulation loop containing PCM suspensions

Ho, C-J., Chiu, S. Y. & Lin, J-F., 2004 Dec 1, p. 513-522. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Phase change materials
Flow of fluids
Heat transfer
Freezing
Melting

Using haptic manipulator in a virtual design studio

Leong, I. F., Fang, J. J., Tsai, M. J. & Yen, Y. H., 2004 Dec 1, p. 497-502. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Studios
Manipulators
Virtual reality
Feedback
2003

A pole/zero placement approach to reducing structure vibration in end milling

Wang, J. J. J. & Huang, C. Y., 2003 Jan 1, p. 515-521. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Poles
Milling cutters
Machine components
Milling (machining)
Analytical models
2 Citations (Scopus)

Neural network model for product end-of-life strategies

Chen, J. L. & Wu, J. N., 2003 Jul 17, p. 159-164. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Neural networks
back propagation
learning
Backpropagation
product
6 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of harmonic force components on regenerative stability in end milling

Wang, J. J. J., Zheng, C. M. & Huang, C. Y., 2003 Jan 1, p. 103-112. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fourier series
Stability criteria
System stability
Dynamical systems
Computer simulation
2002

A novel 4 × 4 fiber-optic switch based on double-sided mirrors for reconfigurable OADM design

Lo, Y-L. & Chow, Y. T., 2002 Jan 1, p. 199-200. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fiber optics
fiber optics
switches
Switches
mirrors
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Novel Fiber Torsion Sensor Using a High-Birefringence Fiber Bragg Grating for Demodulation

Chue, B. R. & Lo, Y-L., 2002 Dec 1, p. 885-888. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fiber Bragg gratings
Demodulation
Birefringence
Torsional stress
Fibers
3 Citations (Scopus)

A systematic approach to the reconstruction of ancient Chinese escapement regulators

Yan, H. S. & Lin, T. Y., 2002 Dec 1, p. 407-414. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Regulator
Mechanism Design
Mechanical clocks
Globe
Clocks
3 Citations (Scopus)

Design and implementation of a real-time pan-tilt visual tracking system

Chen, K. Y., Cheng, M-Y. & Tsai, M-C., 2002 Jan 1, p. 736-741. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Motion estimation
Servomechanisms
2001

A new inverter drive for position control of brushless motors

Tsai, M. C. & Shen, B. H., 2001 Jan 1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Position control
Synchronous motors
Permanent magnets
Linear motors
Induction motors
11 Citations (Scopus)

Web tension control of a start-up process using observer techniques with friction and inertia compensation

Lin, K. C., Tsai, M-C. & Chen, K. Y., 2001 Dec 1, p. 529-534. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Friction
Feedback control
Feedback
Controllers
Transducers
2000

Tracking control of an automatic paper joining system: Design and experiments

Tsai, M-C., Wang, Y. S. & Hwang, W-M., 2000 Dec 1, p. 3588-3593. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Joining
Systems analysis
Experiments
Optical sensors
Productivity
1999
8 Citations (Scopus)

Practical implementation of a linear induction motor drive using new generation DSP controller

Tsai, M. C. & Chen, J. H., 1999 Dec 1, p. 945-949. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Linear motors
Induction motors
Controllers
Consumer electronics
Microcontrollers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Rotor position detection of switched reluctance motors using FM technique

Wang, Y. J., Sun, Y. Y., Huang, C. C. & Tsai, M. C., 1999 Dec 1, p. 939-944. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reluctance motors
Rotors
Frequency converters
Electric commutation
Sensors
1998

Optimal dispersion maps for wavelength-division multiplexed soliton transmission systems

Yang, T. S., Kath, W. L. & Turitsyn, S. K., 1998 Jan 1, p. 124-125. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1997
53 Citations (Scopus)

Micro-heat engines, gas turbines, and rocket engines the met microengine project

Epstein, A. H., Senturia, S. D., Al-Midani, O., Anathasuresh, G., Ayon, A., Breuer, K., Chen, K. S., Ehrich, F. F., Esteve, E., Frechette, L., Gauba, G., Ghodssi, R., Groshenry, C., Jacobson, S. A., Kerrebrock, J. L., Lang, J. H., Lin, C. C., London, A., Lopata, J., Mehra, A. & 10 others, Miranda, J. O. M., Nagle, S., Orr, D. J., Piekos, E., Schmidt, M. A., Shirley, G., Spearing, S. M., Tan, C. S., Tzeng, Y. S. & Waitz, L. A., 1997 Jan 1.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Heat engines
Rocket engines
Gas turbines
Turbines
Rotating machinery

One-dimensional bubbly cavitating flows through a converging-diverging nozzle

Wang, Y-C. & Brennen, C. E., 1997 Jan 1.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Bubbles (in fluids)
Nozzles
Cavitation
Confined flow
Transition flow
158 Citations (Scopus)

Power MEMS and microengines

Epstein, A. H., Senturia, S. D., Anathasuresh, G., Ayon, A., Breuer, K., Chen, K-S., Ehrich, F. E., Gauba, G., Ghodssi, R., Groshenry, C., Jacobson, S., Lang, J. H., Lin, C. C., Mehra, A., Miranda, J. M. & et al, A., 1997 Jan 1, p. 753-756. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

MEMS
Heat engines
Rotating machinery
Turbogenerators
Combustors
1996

Explicit formula for general H control

Tsai, C. S., Tsai, M-C. & Sun, Y. Y., 1996 Dec 1, p. 1376-1381. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Factorization
Linear matrix inequalities
Transfer functions
Controllers

Low-order H controller design with an application in flexible servomechanisms

Tsai, C. S., Tsai, M-C. & Sun, Y. Y., 1996 Dec 1, p. 199-203. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Servomechanisms
Controllers
Scattering
4 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical analysis of two-dimensional laminar flow over an elliptic tube bank

Jang, J-Y. & Li, B. C., 1996 Dec 1, p. 547-552. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Laminar flow
Pressure drop
Numerical analysis
Nusselt number
Heat transfer coefficients

Oblique impact and perforation behaviours of AISI 4340 alloy steel plate by hemispherically-tipped tungsten sinter alloys projectile

Lee, W-S. & Lin, C. C., 1996 Jan 1, p. 351-360. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Alloy steel
Projectiles
Tungsten
Perforating
Perforated plates
8 Citations (Scopus)

Robust speed control of permanent magnet synchronous motors: Design and experiments

Hsien, T. L., Tsai, M. C. & Sun, Y. Y., 1996 Dec 1, p. 1177-1182. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Synchronous motors
Speed control
Robust control
Permanent magnets
Torque
1995
3 Citations (Scopus)

Speed controller design using singular H control

Hsien, T. L., Sun, Y. Y. & Tsai, M. C., 1995 Dec 1, p. 632-636. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Controllers
Real time control
Synchronous motors
Robust control
Permanent magnets
1994

Adaptive control of a magnetically levitated structure

Ju, M-S. & Chang, L. T., 1994 Dec 1, p. 643-648. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Actuators
Magnetic structure
Vibration control
Permanent magnets
Air

Application of genetic algorithm for the support location optimization of beams

Wang, B. P. & Chen, J. L., 1994 Dec 1, p. 323-327. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Genetic algorithms
Boundary conditions
Optimal design
2 Citations (Scopus)

Bending vibrations of rotating nonuniform Timoshenko beams with an elastically restrained root

Lee, S-Y. & Lin, S. M., 1994 Dec 1, p. 1-7. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Differential equations
Coriolis force
Buckling
Natural frequencies
Materials properties
1 Citation (Scopus)

Finite element formulation of flexible slider crank mechanism using local coordinates

Fallahi, B., Lai, S. & Venkat, C., 1994 Dec 1, p. 309-317. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Computational efficiency
Productivity

Kinematic method for improving motion characteristics of cam-follower systems

Yan, H-S., Tsai, M-C., Hsu, M. H., Fong, M. K. & Hsieh, W. H., 1994 Dec 1, p. 253-260. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Cams
Kinematics
Trajectories

On the surface geometry of variable pitch cylindrical cams with hyperboloidical meshing elements

Kang, Y. H., Wu, F. C., Cheng, H. Y. & Yan, H. S., 1994 Dec 1, p. 115-120. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Cams
Geometry
Gears
Computer program listings

Transient hygrothermal stresses induced in two-dimensional problems by nonlinear theory of coupled heat and moisture

Chen, T-C. & Hwang, B. H., 1994 Dec 1, p. 1-6. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Temperature distribution
Moisture
Inverse transforms
Laplace transforms
Composite materials
1992
15 Citations (Scopus)

Analytical method for locating velocity instantaneous centers

Yan, H. S. & Hsu, M. H., 1992 Dec 1, p. 353-359. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Kinematics

Kinematic analysis and synthesis type III movable spatial 6R mechanism with three adjacent parallel axes

Lee, C. C. & Yan, H-S., 1992 Dec 1, p. 607-613. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Kinematics
Landing gear (aircraft)
Animation
Wheels
Geometry

Shape optimization by using simulated biological growth approaches

Chen, J. L. & Tsai, W. C., 1992 Jan 1, p. 895-901. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Shape optimization
1991
19 Citations (Scopus)

Weighting function selection in H design

Postlethwaite, I., Tsai, M. C. & Gu, D. W., 1991 Jan 1, p. 127-132. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Controllers
Disturbance rejection
Constrained optimization
Poles
Specifications
1990
7 Citations (Scopus)

Development of the infrared pyrometer with fiber optic for measuring cutting temperature at high speed cutting

Lin, J., Chen, T. C. & Weng, C. L., 1990 Dec 1, p. 17-32. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Pyrometers
Fiber optics
Infrared radiation
Temperature
Surface measurement

Movable spatial 6R mechanisms with three adjacent parallel axes

Lee, C. C. & Yan, H. S., 1990 Dec 1, p. 263-270. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Simplified equations for the synthesis of four-bar path generator with specified tangents at two cusps

Hwang, W-M. & Chang, C. F., 1990 Dec 1, p. 369-371. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Kinematics
1989
4 Citations (Scopus)

Expert system for the structural identification and generalization of mechanical devices

Yan, H-S. & Hwang, Y. W., 1989 Dec 1, p. 337-343. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Expert systems
Inference engines
User interfaces
Automation
Data storage equipment
13 Citations (Scopus)

New algorithm for automatic sketching of kinematic chains

Yan, H-S. & Hwang, Y. W., 1989 Dec 1, p. 245-250. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Kinematics
Computer program listings

Precomputed-gain nonlinear filters for nonlinear systems with state-dependent noise

Chang, R. J., 1989 Dec 1, p. 2639-2645. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Linearization
Nonlinear systems
Stochastic systems
Extended Kalman filters
Monte Carlo simulation
1988
2 Citations (Scopus)

Coding design expert system for automatic assembly

Lai, S. H-Y., 1988 Dec 1, p. 443-450. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Expert systems
Automation
Decision making
Hardware