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2019

Analysis of round trip efficiency of thermal energy storage in northern Arizona

Sepehri, A. & Nelson, B., Jan 1 2019, ASME 2019 Power Conference, POWER 2019. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Power Division (Publication) POWER; vol. 2019-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Optomechanical design considerations for a vacuum window for optical and infrared interferometry

Ernesto Penado, F. & Clark, J. H., Jan 1 2019, Optomechanical Engineering 2019. Doyle, K. B. & Ellis, J. D. (eds.). SPIE, 1110002. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 11100).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2018

Experimental verification of compliant mirror wavefront correction using a single actuator

Clark, J. H., Penado, F. E., Heilman, M. & Clark, W. E., Jan 1 2018, Optical System Alignment, Tolerancing, and Verification XII. Sasian, J. & Youngworth, R. N. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 10747. 1074708

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solid-state polymer electrolytes with a poly(ethylene glycol) epoxy resin polymer host

Browder, C. C., Lindberg, G. E. & Ciocanel, C., Jan 1 2018, Battery Engineering for Automotive Applications 2018, Held at AABC 2018. Cambridge EnerTech, Cambridge Innovation Institute, 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solid-state polymer electrolytes with a poly(Ethylene glycol) epoxy resin polymer host

Browder, C. C., Lindberg, G. E. & Ciocanel, C., Jan 1 2018, Automotive Partnering Summit 2018, Held at AABC 2018. Cambridge EnerTech, Cambridge Innovation Institute, 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Structural material with intrinsic power storage capability for use in hybrid electrochemical systems

Ciocanel, C., Lindberg, G. E. & Browder, C. C., Jan 1 2018, Automotive Partnering Summit 2018, Held at AABC 2018. Cambridge EnerTech, Cambridge Innovation Institute, 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Structural material with intrinsic power storage capability for use in hybrid electrochemical systems

Ciocanel, C., Lindberg, G. E. & Browder, C. C., Jan 1 2018, Battery Engineering for Automotive Applications 2018, Held at AABC 2018. Cambridge EnerTech, Cambridge Innovation Institute, 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2017

A novel biomimetic torsional actuator design using twisted polymer actuators

Shafer, M. W., Feigenbaum, H. P. & Ruiz, D. R. H., Jan 1 2017, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Magnetic field within a magnetic shape memory alloy and an equivalent uniform applied magnetic field for model input

Eberle, J. L., Feigenbaum, H. P. & Ciocanel, C., Jan 1 2017, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2016

First steps in modeling thermal actuation of twisted polymer actuators using virgin material properties

Shafer, M. W., Feigenbaum, H. P., Pugh, D. & Fisher, M., 2016, Modeling, Simulation and Control; Bio-Inspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 2. V002T06A017

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations
2015

An investigation of the material and model parameters for a constitutive model for MSMAs

Dikes, J., Feigenbaum, H. P. & Ciocanel, C., 2015, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 9435. 943539

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Development of a product-oriented manufacturing processes laboratory

Tester, J., 2015, 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elliptically framed tip-tilt mirror optimized for stellar tracking

Clark, J. H., Penado, F. E. & Petak, J., 2015, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 9573. 95730B

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Experimental investigation and model predictions of a nimnga alloy's response to three dimensional magneto-mechanical loading

Dikes, J. L. & Feigenbaum, H. P., 2015, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Further insight on the power harvesting capabilities of magnetic shape memory alloys

Guiel, R., Dikes, J. L., Ciocanel, C. & Feigenbaum, H. P., 2015, Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Methanol from electricity, water and carbon dioxide: Operational results

Morgan, E. R. & Acker, T. L., 2015, Advances in Solar Buildings and Conservation; Climate Control and the Environment; Alternate Fuels and Infrastructure; ARPA-E; Combined Energy Cycles, CHP, CCHP, and Smart Grids; Concentrating Solar Power; Economic, Environmental, and Policy Aspects of Alternate Energy; Geothermal Energy, Harvesting, Ocean Energy and Other Emerging Technologies; Hydrogen Energy Technologies; Low/Zero Emission Power Plants and Carbon Sequestration; Micro and Nano Technology Applications and Materials. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2014

A constitutive model for magnetic shape memory alloys that includes a tilted magnetic easy axis

Dikes, J. L., Feigenbaum, H. P., Ciocanel, C. & Nelson, I. D., Jan 1 2014, ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014. Web Portal ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), (ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Analysis methodology for a piezoelectric-driven optical tracker for ground-based interferometry

Clark, J. H. & Penado, F. E., Jan 1 2014, Optical System Alignment, Tolerancing, and Verification VIII. Youngworth, R. N. & Sasian, J. (eds.). SPIE, 91950A. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9195).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Applying the kriging method to predicting irradiance variability at a potential PV power plant

Monger, S., Morgan, E., Dyreson, A. & Acker, T. L., 2014, 43rd ASES National Solar Conference 2014, SOLAR 2014, Including the 39th National Passive Solar Conference and the 2nd Meeting of Young and Emerging Professionals in Renewable Energy. American Solar Energy Society, Vol. 1. p. 168-174 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Comparison of solar irradiance smoothing using a 45-sensor network and the wavelet variability model

Dyreson, A., Morgan, E., Monger, S. & Acker, T. L., 2014, 43rd ASES National Solar Conference 2014, SOLAR 2014, Including the 39th National Passive Solar Conference and the 2nd Meeting of Young and Emerging Professionals in Renewable Energy. American Solar Energy Society, Vol. 1. p. 249-256 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dead band method for solar irradiance and power ramp detection algorithms

Willy, D. M., Dyreson, A., Acker, T. L., Morgan, E. & Flood, R. K., 2014, 43rd ASES National Solar Conference 2014, SOLAR 2014, Including the 39th National Passive Solar Conference and the 2nd Meeting of Young and Emerging Professionals in Renewable Energy. American Solar Energy Society, Vol. 2. p. 1204-1211 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Design of a multifunctional composite material with enhanced structural and power storage capability

Doyle-Lawrence, S., Carroll, K., Guiel, R., Browder, C. & Ciocanel, C., Jan 1 2014, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2014. SPIE, 905809. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9058).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Development of a surface area metric (SAM) to characterizevariations in solar irradiance

Morgan, E. R., Dyreson, A. R., Monger, S. H. & Acker, T. L., 2014, 43rd ASES National Solar Conference 2014, SOLAR 2014, Including the 39th National Passive Solar Conference and the 2nd Meeting of Young and Emerging Professionals in Renewable Energy. American Solar Energy Society, Vol. 1. p. 257-264 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Jemez Pueblo solar power study

Acker, T. L., John, C., DeVore, K., Tallas, S., Khatibi, M., Vadiee, N., West, J., Collins, M., Billie, T. & Atcitty, S., 2014, 43rd ASES National Solar Conference 2014, SOLAR 2014, Including the 39th National Passive Solar Conference and the 2nd Meeting of Young and Emerging Professionals in Renewable Energy. American Solar Energy Society, Vol. 2. p. 1129-1136 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

NAtural variability of irradiance and power-simple variability metrics for photovoltaic power plants

Willy, D. M., Acker, T. L. & Flood, R. K., 2014, 43rd ASES National Solar Conference 2014, SOLAR 2014, Including the 39th National Passive Solar Conference and the 2nd Meeting of Young and Emerging Professionals in Renewable Energy. American Solar Energy Society, Vol. 1. p. 552-558 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Numerical predictions versus experimental findings on the power-harvesting output of a NiMnGa alloy

Nelson, I., Dikes, J., Feigenbaum, H. & Ciocanel, C., Jan 1 2014, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2014. SPIE, 905815. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9058).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

Predictions of MSMA response under bi-axial mechanical loading

Dikes, J. L., Feigenbaum, H. P. & Ciocanel, C., Jan 1 2014, ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014. Web Portal ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), (ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Simulation of a computational winding filament model with an exponential spring to represent titin

Lemoyne, R., Petak, J., Tester, J. & Nishikawa, K., Nov 2 2014, 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 836-839 4 p. 6943721. (2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2014).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Solar power variations in the regulation and sub-regulation time frames

Acker, T. L., Willy, D. M. & Flood, R. K., 2014, 43rd ASES National Solar Conference 2014, SOLAR 2014, Including the 39th National Passive Solar Conference and the 2nd Meeting of Young and Emerging Professionals in Renewable Energy. American Solar Energy Society, Vol. 1. p. 503-510 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wind energy modeling for residential-scale wind power and sensitivity of economic valuation to errors in wind speed estimates

Indra, T., Bain, D. & Acker, T. L., 2014, 43rd ASES National Solar Conference 2014, SOLAR 2014, Including the 39th National Passive Solar Conference and the 2nd Meeting of Young and Emerging Professionals in Renewable Energy. American Solar Energy Society, Vol. 1. p. 621-625 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2013

A memory variable approach to modeling the magneto-mechanical behavior of magnetic shape memory alloys

LaMaster, D., Feigenbaum, H., Nelson, I. & Ciocanel, C., Jan 1 2013, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, SMASIS2013-3036. (ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2013; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Magnetization in MSMA: 2D modeling and experimental characterization

LaMaster, D. H., Feigenbaum, H. P., Nelson, I. D. & Ciocanel, C., Jun 4 2013, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2013. 86890Z. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8689).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations

The challenges of achieving good electrical and mechanical properties when making structural supercapacitors

Ciocanel, C., Browder, C., Simpson, C. & Colburn, R., Jun 4 2013, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2013. 868917. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8689).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

The impact of boundary conditions on the response of NiMnGa samples in actuation and power harvesting applications

Nelson, I., Ciocanel, C., LaMaster, D. & Feigenbaum, H., Jan 1 2013, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, SMASIS2013-3234. (ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2013; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Three dimensional experimental characterization of a NiMnGa alloy

Nelson, I., Ciocanel, C., LaMaster, D. & Feigenbaum, H., Jun 4 2013, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2013. 86890Q. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8689).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Scopus citations

Using a competency-based instructional approach in thermodynamics

Nelson, B., Dec 1 2013, 2013 Frontiers in Education Conference: Energizing the Future, FIE 2013 - Proceedings. p. 957-959 3 p. 6684969. (Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2012

A support structure for a compliant deformable mirror

Ernesto Penado, F., Clark, J. H. & Dugdale, J., Dec 1 2012, Optical System Alignment, Tolerancing, and Verification VI. 84910D. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8491).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Calibration of a distortional hardening model of plasticity

Plešek, J., Hrubý, Z., Parma, S., Feigenbaum, H. P. & Dafalias, Y. F., Jan 1 2012, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, CST 2012. Civil-Comp Press, Vol. 99.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electro-mechanical characterization of structural supercapacitors

Gallagher, T., Lamaster, D., Ciocanel, C. & Browder, C., Jun 6 2012, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2012. 83420S. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8342).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Scopus citations

Experimental results for the behavior of MSMAs subjected to loads seen in power harvesting applications and complex loads

Ciocanel, C. & Feigenbaum, H. P., Jun 6 2012, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2012. 83421C. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8342).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Northern Arizona University's partnerships with tribes for renewable energy Development

Chischilly, A. M., Acker, T., Wadsack, K. & Khatibi, M., Dec 31 2012, World Renewable Energy Forum, WREF 2012, Including World Renewable Energy Congress XII and Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) Annual Conference. p. 1757-1761 5 p. (World Renewable Energy Forum, WREF 2012, Including World Renewable Energy Congress XII and Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) Annual Conferen; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Predicting the magneto-mechanical behavior of msmas subject to complex load paths

Feigenbaum, H. P., Ciocanel, C. & Waldauer, A., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2012. p. 507-516 10 p. (ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2012; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2011

Analysis of a compliant static deformable mirror for wavefront error cancellation

Penado, F. E., Clark, J. H. & Dugdale, J., Oct 31 2011, Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions V. 81270C. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8127).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

A theoretical and experimental study on the dynamic response of Ni-Mn-Ga specimens for energy harvesting

Bruno, N. M., Ciocanel, C., Feigenbaum, H. P. & Waldauer, A., Jan 1 2011, ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2011. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, p. 451-458 8 p. (ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2011; vol. 1).

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Deformation analysis of tilted primary mirror for an off-axis beam compressor

Clark, J. H., Penado, F. E. & Dugdale, J., Nov 16 2011, Optomechanics 2011: Innovations and Solutions. 81250C. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8125).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electromotive force generation using the dynamic response of Ni 50Mn28.5Ga21.5 magnetic shape memory alloy

Bruno, N., Ciocanel, C. & Feigenbaum, H., Jun 6 2011, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2011. 79781P. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7978).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Emissions from various biodiesel sources compared to a range of diesel fuels in DPF equipped diesel engines

Williams, A., Burton, J., Christensen, E., McCormick, R. L. & Tester, J., Dec 1 2011, ASME 2011 Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference, ICEF 2011. p. 223-241 19 p. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Internal Combustion Engine Division (Publication) ICE).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

Improvements to the kiefer and lagoudas model for prediction of the magneto-mechanical behavior of magnetic shape memory alloys

Waldauer, A., Feigenbaum, H. P., Bruno, N. M. & Ciocanel, C., Jan 1 2011, ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2011. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, p. 411-420 10 p. (ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2011; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Improving hydrogeneration representation in a production cost model used for long-term transmission studies in the Western Interconnection

Dennis, C. M., Walish, R. C., Pacini, H. M., Chisholm, T. A. & Acker, T. L., Jun 20 2011, 2011 IEEE/PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition, PSCE 2011. 5772586. (2011 IEEE/PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition, PSCE 2011).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Promoting or suppressing transition to weak turbulence in porous media convection via feedback control

Vadasz, P., Dec 1 2011, ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2011. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 107-114 8 p. (ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2011; vol. 6, no. PARTS A AND B).

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