Department of Mechanical Engineering

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2004
10 Citations (Scopus)

Accurate feedrate control of CNC machine tools along NURBS curves

Cheng, C. W., Tsai, M. C. & Maciejowski, J., 2004 Dec 1, In : Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. 3, p. 3053-3058 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

NURBS
Machine Tool
Machine tools
Machining
Curve

An advanced acoustic emission sensor for transient elastic wave measurements

Lee, Y-C., Lin, Z. B. & Kuo, S. H., 2004 Nov 25, In : Key Engineering Materials. 270-273, I, p. 471-478 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Elastic waves
Acoustic emissions
Sensors
Transducers
Excimer lasers
17 Citations (Scopus)

An analysis of the optimum operating point for a switched reluctance motor

Mao, S. H. & Tsai, M-C., 2004 Nov 1, In : Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 282, 1-3, p. 53-56 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

reluctance
Reluctance motors
Torque
torque
curves
strain distribution
Fiber Grating
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg Grating
Temperature Distribution
11 Citations (Scopus)

Computational models for predicting the deflected shape of a non-uniform, flexible finger

Yin, X., Lee, K. M. & Lan, C-C., 2004 Jul 5, In : Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. 2004, 3, p. 2963-2968 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

5 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Sb addition on microstructure and shear strength of Sn-Ag solder joints

Lee, H. T., Yang, C. L., Chen, M. H. & Li, C. S., 2004 Jul 27, In : Key Engineering Materials. 261-263, I, p. 501-506 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Shear strength
Soldering alloys
Intermetallics
Microstructure
Electron probe microanalysis
289 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of thermal aging on board level drop reliability for Pb-free BGA packages

Chiu, T-C., Zeng, K., Stierman, R., Edwards, D. & Ano, K., 2004 Dec 28, In : Proceedings - Electronic Components and Technology Conference. 2, p. 1256-1262 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Ball grid arrays
Thermal aging
Soldering alloys
Intermetallics
Aging of materials
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fabrication and characterization of a PVDF hydrophone array transducer

Lee, Y-C., Yu, J. M. & Huang, S. W., 2004 Nov 25, In : Key Engineering Materials. 270-273, II, p. 1406-1413 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Hydrophones
Transducers
Fabrication
Ultrasonics
Calibration
89 Citations (Scopus)

Growth mechanism, structure and IR photoluminescence studies of indium nitride nanorods

Lan, Z. H., Wang, W. M., Sun, C. L., Shi, S-C., Hsu, C. W., Chen, T. T., Chen, K. H., Chen, C. C., Chen, Y. F. & Chen, L. C., 2004 Aug 15, In : Journal of Crystal Growth. 269, 1, p. 87-94 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Nanorods
Nitrides
Indium
nanorods
nitrides
turbulence models
fins
sinks
Turbulence models
fans
3 Citations (Scopus)

Robustness analysis of a practical impedance control system

Hu, J. S. & Tsai, M-C., 2004 Jan 1, In : IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline). 37, 11, p. 719-724 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Robustness (control systems)
Control systems
Servomotors
Torque control
Poles
6 Citations (Scopus)

Tooth shape optimization of brushless permanent magnet motors for reducing torque ripples

Hsu, L. Y. & Tsai, M-C., 2004 Nov 1, In : Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 282, 1-3, p. 193-197 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

shape optimization
Shape optimization
teeth
ripples
permanent magnets
2003

A comparison of the dynamic shear properties and fracture behaviour of continuous and pulsed current plasma arc weldments of 304L stainless steel

Lee, W-S., Liu, C. Y., Lin, C. F. & Chiang, M. H., 2003 Jan 1, In : Journal De Physique. IV : JP. 110, p. 81-86 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

shear properties
Stainless Steel
plasma jets
strain rate
Strain rate
4 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a mobile robot for visually guided handling of material

Tsay, J. T-I., Hsu, M. S. & Lin, R. X., 2003 Dec 9, In : Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. 3, p. 3397-3402 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Mobile robots
Manipulators
Cameras
End effectors
Calibration
Reverse engineering
Electronic data interchange
Costs
Industry
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of package and board characteristics on solder joint reliability of microstar BGA

Variyam, M., Chiu, T. C., Sundararaman, V. & Edwards, D., 2003 Jul 17, In : Proceedings - Electronic Components and Technology Conference. p. 583-588 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Ball grid arrays
Soldering alloys
Chip scale packages
Gears
Costs
2 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of bond coat and oxide layer on the debonding of graded coatings

Erdogan, F. & Chiu, T. C., 2003 Jun 25, In : Materials Science Forum. 423-425, p. 523-528 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

strain energy release rate
plate theory
crack opening displacement
stress intensity factors
Debonding
2002
1 Citation (Scopus)

On the unification of material strength testing for MEMS applications

Chen, K. S., 2002 Sep 10, In : Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings. 687, p. 101-106 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

microelectromechanical systems
MEMS
Strength of materials
mechanical properties
Testing

Power control of a brushless permanent magnet electric machine for exercise bikes

Tsai, T. C. & Tsai, M. C., 2002 Jan 1, In : IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline). 15, 1, p. 419-424 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Electric machinery
Power control
Permanent magnets
Torque
Regenerative braking
4 Citations (Scopus)

Real-time variable feedrate parametric interpolator for CNC machining

Cheng, C. W., Tsai, M-C. & Cheng, M-Y., 2002 Jan 1, In : IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline). 15, 1, p. 109-114 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Deceleration
Machining
Interpolation
Servomotors
Digital signal processors
132 Citations (Scopus)

Stress-induced voiding under vias connected to wide Cu metal leads

Ogawa, E. T., McPherson, J. W., Rosal, J. A., Dickerson, K. J., Chiu, T-C., Tsung, L. Y., Jain, M. K., Bonifield, T. D., Ondrusek, J. C. & McKee, W. R., 2002 Jan 1, In : Annual Proceedings - Reliability Physics (Symposium). p. 312-321 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Metals
Supersaturation
Grain growth
Vacancies
Activation energy
7 Citations (Scopus)

The development of a new contact type piezoresistive micro-shear-stress sensor

Hsieh, M. C., Fang, Y. K., Ju, M. S., Ho, J. J. & Ting, S. F., 2002 Jan 1, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 4755, p. 285-295 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Shear Stress
shear stress
Shear stress
Contact
Sensor

Three-dimensional thermal-hydraulic analysis in slit finned-tube heat exchangers

Jang, J. Y., Yeh, J. N. & Ay, H. C., 2002 Oct 12, In : American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP. 448, 2, p. 315-322 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Nusselt number
Hydraulics
Fins (heat exchange)
Tubes (components)
Laminar flow
2001
2 Citations (Scopus)

Complete analysis of photoelastic fringe patterns using two wavelengths

Chen, T. Y., Tsao, S. H. & Lee, H. L., 2001 Dec 1, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 4537, p. 325-328 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

isochromatics
Polariscopes
diffraction patterns
polariscopes
Wavelength

Development of new synthetic-heterodyne in sinusoidal phase modulation for optical fiber sensors

Lo, Y. L. & Chuang, C. H., 2001 Jan 1, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 4328, p. 15-22 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Optical Fiber Sensor
Heterodyne
Phase Modulation
Demodulators
Phase modulation
Torque
Elbow
Damping
Stroke
Forearm
3 Citations (Scopus)

Novel two-phase spindle motor for digital video disk applications

Huang, C. C. & Tsai, M-C., 2001 Sep 1, In : IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 37, 5 II, p. 3825-3830 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Torque
ROM
Stators
Networks (circuits)
Costs
1 Citation (Scopus)

Three-dimensional thermal-hydraulic analysis in convex louver finned-tube heat exchangers

Jang, J. Y., Shieh, K. P., Ay, H. & Jacobi, A., 2001 Dec 1, In : ASHRAE Transactions. 107 PART 2, p. 503-509 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Tubes (components)
Nusselt number
Laminar flow
Pressure drop
Reynolds number
Guideways
Photoelasticity
Contact Angle
Contact angle
image processing
2000
3 Citations (Scopus)

Developing a web-enabled equipment driver for semiconductor equipment communications

Cheng, F. T., Lin, M. T. & Lee, R. S., 2000 Dec 3, In : Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. 3, p. 2203-2210 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Semiconductor materials
Communication
Managers
Common object request broker architecture (CORBA)
Web browsers
26 Citations (Scopus)

Micro hydraulic transducer technology for actuation and power generation

Hagood, N. W., Roberts, D. C., Saggere, L., Breuer, K. S., Chen, K-S., Carretero, J. A., Li, H., Mlcak, R., Pulitzer, S., Schmidt, M. A., Spearing, S. M. & Su, Y. H., 2000 Jan 1, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 3985, p. 680-688 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

actuation
Transducer
Hydraulics
hydraulics
Power generation

Simulation of perforation behaviour of carbon fiber reinforced 6061-T6 aluminum metal matrix composite by a tungsten projectile

Lee, W-S., Lai, C. H. & Chiou, S. T., 2000 Dec 1, In : Structures and Materials. 8, p. 185-194 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Projectiles
Carbon fibers
Tungsten
Aluminum
Composite materials
1999
15 Citations (Scopus)

Deep reactive ion etching of silicon

Ayön, A. A., Chen, K-S., Lohner, K. A., Spearing, S. M., Sawin, H. & Schmidt, M. A., 1999 Dec 1, In : Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings. 546, p. 51-61 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Reactive ion etching
Silicon
Etching
etching
silicon
5 Citations (Scopus)

Dependence of silicon fracture strength and surface morphology on deep reactive ion etching parameters

Chen, K-S., Ayon, A. A., Lohner, K. A., Kepets, M. A., Melconian, T. K. & Spearing, S. M., 1999 Dec 1, In : Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings. 546, p. 21-26 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Reactive ion etching
Silicon
fracture strength
Surface morphology
fillets
differential interferometry
Refractometers
refractometers
Interferometry
Optical Fiber
6 Citations (Scopus)

Intensity effects in Bragg grating sensors scanned by a tunable filter

Lo, Y-L., Huan, J-F. & Yang, M. D., 1999 Jan 1, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 3670, p. 65-73 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Tunable Filter
Bragg gratings
tunable filters
Bragg Grating
Sensor
2 Citations (Scopus)

Measurements on Rayleigh and lamb wave dispersion curves using PVDF line-focus transducers

Lee, Y. C., 1999 Dec 1, In : Proceedings of the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium. 1, p. 605-608 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Rayleigh waves
Lamb waves
wave dispersion
Surface waves
Transducers
16 Citations (Scopus)

Microfabricated silicon carbide microengine structures

Lohner, K. A., Chen, K. S., Ayon, A. A. & Mark Spearing, S., 1999 Dec 1, In : Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings. 546, p. 85-90 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Silicon carbide
silicon carbides
Silicon
Chemical vapor deposition
silicon
differential interferometry
Fabry-Perot
Crosstalk
Interferometry
Sensor
8 Citations (Scopus)

Repetitive control design for linear servo systems

Yau, W. S. & Tsai, M-C., 1999 Dec 1, In : Proceedings of the American Control Conference. 5, p. 3728-3732 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Servomechanisms
Machining
Controllers
Linear motors
Digital signal processors

Structural design of a silicon micro turbo generator

Chen, K-S., Spearing, S. M. & Nemeth, N. N., 1999 Jan 1, In : Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. 2, p. 1144-1153 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Silicon
Structural design
Rotors
Structural analysis
MEMS
1998
6 Citations (Scopus)
Temperature Compensation
temperature compensation
Corrosion
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg Grating
17 Citations (Scopus)

Extinction of stretched spray flames with nonunity Lewis numbers in a stagnation-point flow

Hou, S. S. & Lin, T-H., 1998 Jan 1, In : Symposium (International) on Combustion. 27, 2, p. 2009-2015 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Lewis numbers
stagnation point
Liquid fuels
Heat losses
sprayers

Novel approach to corner compensation of multistep Si(100) terraced structure for microlens

Chung, C-K., Lee, C. C. & Wu, C. Y., 1998 Jan 1, In : LEOS Summer Topical Meeting. p. 91-92 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Etching
etching
Anisotropic etching
Photomasks
buffers
Infrared Sensor
Micro-electro-mechanical Systems
Isolation
Performance Evaluation
Thin Films
4 Citations (Scopus)

Silicon strength testing for mesoscale structural applications

Chen, K. S., Ayon, A. A. & Spearing, S. M., 1998 Dec 1, In : Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings. 518, p. 123-130 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

flexing
Silicon
Ions
Testing
silicon

Whole-field digital analysis of photoelastic fringe patterns

Chen, T. Y., 1998 Dec 1, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 3407, p. 110-117 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Photoelasticity
fringe multiplication
diffraction patterns
photoelasticity
Multiplication
1997

Exact solution for the free vibration of an elastically restrained nonuniform circular plate

Lee, S. Y. & Wu, J. C., 1997 Dec 1, In : Proceedings of the International Modal Analysis Conference - IMAC. 2, p. 1858-1864 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Polynomials
Natural frequencies
Differential equations
1 Citation (Scopus)
Fuzzy Logic
Electric Stimulation
Fuzzy logic
Controllers
Digital signal processors
18 Citations (Scopus)

Micro-gas turbine engine materials and structures

Spearing, S. M. & Chen, K. S., 1997 Jan 1, In : Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings. 18, 4 B, p. 11-18 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Microfabrication
Turbogenerators
Silicon
Structural design
Gas turbines