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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 12: Mechanics of Solids, Structures, and Fluids, V012T12A013, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-24472
... Abstract In this work, we use structural topology optimization to design the hip bone with multi-load conditions of walking gait cycle. Previous research works on optimal bone design primarily aimed to design the micro-structure of the femur bone using a multi-load approach with global geometry...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 8: Energy, V008T08A041, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-23874
.... microgrid planning optimization hydrogen storage LEAST COST MICROGRID RESOURCE PLANNING FOR THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY RESEARCH PARK Alexander Headley1, Benjamin Schenkman Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, NM Keith Olson, Laurence Sombardier Natural Energy Laboratory of...
Topics: Microgrids
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 2A: Advanced Manufacturing, V02AT02A014, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-24573
... ANOVA turning optimization polymer Abstract The surface finish of industrial components has an important role in their performance and lifetime. Therefore, it is crucial to find the cutting parameters that provide the best surface finish. In this work, an experimental study of the...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 2A: Advanced Manufacturing, V02AT02A035, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-24618
... brazing ceramic optimization Abstract Ceramic to metal brazing is a common bonding process used in many advanced systems such as automotive engines, aircraft engines, and electronics. In this study, we use optimization techniques and finite element analysis utilizing viscoplastic and...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 2B: Advanced Manufacturing, V02BT02A063, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-23798
... spot welding sequence optimization compliant variation simulation deformation Abstract Geometric variation is one of the sources of quality issues in a product. Spot welding is an operation that impacts the final geometric variation of a sheet metal assembly considerably. Evaluating...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 5: Biomedical and Biotechnology, V005T05A003, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-23940
... demonstrated via preliminary mechano-biology analyses on a simulated 3D poroelastic bone scaffold. Initial time-dependent results demonstrate the suitability of this model for an optimization framework. More specifically, it is demonstrated that coupled Multiphysics equations of diffusion, GF release, and...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 10: Micro- and Nano-Systems Engineering and Packaging, V010T12A011, November 11–14, 2019
Paper No: IMECE2019-11496
... has been investigated. In order to enhance the heat transfer performance of the microchannel, an improved version of the augmented epsilon constraint method is adopted for the optimization of the device. Four non-dimensional design variables have been used to describe the geometry of the manifold...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 6: Energy, V006T06A088, November 11–14, 2019
Paper No: IMECE2019-10391
... Abstract In order to maximize the electrical energy harvested by photovoltaic panels in a setup with fixed angles, it is important to get the angle optimized. In the present work, sunlight availability or sky coverage conditions of year-long period based on ten years’ data are counted in the...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 9: Mechanics of Solids, Structures, and Fluids, V009T11A001, November 11–14, 2019
Paper No: IMECE2019-10521
... demonstrate how well these strategies predict load-displacement behavior and failure. Two common reduced-order modeling approaches, the plug and spot weld, are calibrated, assessed, and compared to a more intensive approach a two-block plug calibrated to multiple datasets. An optimization analysis...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 3: Biomedical and Biotechnology Engineering, V003T04A054, November 11–14, 2019
Paper No: IMECE2019-10945
... surgical bone drilling bone necrosis bone temperature force modelling optimization smart drilling Abstract Bone drilling is an important step in orthopedic surgeries for the reconstruction and repair of fractured bones. The main concern in bone drilling is to create holes without...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 4: Dynamics, Vibration, and Control, V004T05A053, November 11–14, 2019
Paper No: IMECE2019-12214
... considered through systematic modeling and optimization study. A piecewise continuous model has been developed for axially graded beams and their free vibration and frequency response characteristics were analyzed for different combination and grading schemes of polymeric materials. By spatially distributing...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 4: Dynamics, Vibration, and Control, V004T05A062, November 11–14, 2019
Paper No: IMECE2019-11882
... 20 Mhz Dual Return mode and a 10 Mhz Single Return mode, providing a reasonable range in terms of size in bytes. This paper will show various levels of optimization in areas of trigonometric functions, specifically sine and cosine, algorithmic design, memory safety and defragmenting, and pointer...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2013, Volume 6B: Energy, V06BT07A083, November 15–21, 2013
Paper No: IMECE2013-64598
... In this research, optimization of a wind turbine airfoil is done by Genetic Algorithm (GA) as optimization method, coupled with CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) and Artificial Neural Network (ANN). A pressure-based implicit procedure is used to solve the Navier-Stokes equations on a...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2013, Volume 8B: Heat Transfer and Thermal Engineering, V08BT09A019, November 15–21, 2013
Paper No: IMECE2013-62782
... Synthetic jets Jet arrays Orifice shape Orifice thickness Optimization Synthetic jets, known as zero-net mass-flux (ZNMF) devices, have been widely used for cooling electronics. A synthetic jet is generally composed of a cavity with an orifice on one side and an oscillating diagram on...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2013, Volume 6A: Energy, V06AT07A083, November 15–21, 2013
Paper No: IMECE2013-63753
... the waste heat. Different working fluids are examined for the bottoming cycles and the operating conditions are optimized. The combined cycle efficiencies and turbine expansion ratios are compared to find the appropriate working fluids for each configuration. It is also shown that combined...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2013, Volume 12: Systems and Design, V012T13A057, November 15–21, 2013
Paper No: IMECE2013-63721
... structure and is mechanically expanded to maintain the desired cell size. It can then be packed to 1/20th of its deployed volume for transportation. Simulations and tests were used to optimize the cell size and aspect ratio for weight, manufacturability, and R value. Analytical predictions and component...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2013, Volume 9: Mechanics of Solids, Structures and Fluids, V009T10A028, November 15–21, 2013
Paper No: IMECE2013-66146
... Deployable structure Strain energy Imperfection Driving force Optimization The strain energy present in the structure due to manufacturing imperfections as initial strains are considered and the method for investigating the effects of strain energy due to manufacturing imperfections is...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2013, Volume 4B: Dynamics, Vibration and Control, V04BT04A049, November 15–21, 2013
Paper No: IMECE2013-64309
... lift to drag ratios. The optimization of the power coefficient and its distribution versus different speeds is carried out by modifying the twist angle and chord length distribution along the blade span. The dynamic characteristics of both the original and optimized design are examined through forward...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2013, Volume 2A: Advanced Manufacturing, V02AT02A089, November 15–21, 2013
Paper No: IMECE2013-63546
... The advent of improved factory data collection offers a prime opportunity to continuously study and optimize factory operations. Although manufacturing optimization tools can be considered mainstream technology, most U.S. manufacturers do not take full advantage of such technology because of the...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2012, Volume 6: Energy, Parts A and B, 1605-1611, November 9–15, 2012
Paper No: IMECE2012-85908
... proper selection of pipe radii. This paper demonstrates a pipe sizing method with probabilistic demands for optimizing pipe friction energy loss constrained by the fixed pipeline volume. A mathematical model for pumping energy optimization in infinite tree-shape water supply piping networks for...