Book Chapters     Edited Volumes     Refereed Journal Articles    Conference Publications and Presentations

Book Chapters

Interphases in Composites, Chapter 3 in Long-Term Durability of Polymeric Matrix Composites, 1st Edn, K.V. Pochiraju, G.P. Tandon, and G.A. Schoeppner, eds., 47 pp., Springer, 2011 (ISBN: 978-1-4419-9307-6).

Computational Methods in Materials Processing, Chapter 24 in Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition, W. Minkowycz, E. Sparrow, and J. Murthy, eds., Wiley, 2006 (ISBN: 0-471-34878-3)

Transport and Electrochemical Phenomena, Chapter 4 in Fuel Cell Technology: Reaching Towards Commercialization(with F. Yang), N. Sammes, ed., pp. 69-163, Engineering Materials and Processes Series, B. Derby, Series ed., Springer-Verlag, 2006 (ISBN: 1-85233-974-8)

Design of a Fusion Bonding Process for Fabricating Thermoplastic-Matrix Composites, Chapter 42 in Handbook of Heat Transfer Calculations(with F. Yang), Myer Kutz, ed., pp. 42.1-42.22, McGraw Hill, 2005 (ISBN: 0-07141-041-4)

Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing, in Heat Transfer Handbook, A. Bejan and A. Kraus, eds., pp. 1231-1307, Wiley, ISBN: 0-47139-015-1, 2003 (with R.N.Smith and C.H.Doumanidis), (ISBN: 0-47139-015-1)

Processing of Thermoplastic-Matrix Composite Materials, in Annual Review of Heat Transfer, C.-L. Tien, V. Prasad, and F. P. Incropera, eds., Vol. XII, Chapter 4, pp. 117-186, Begell House, Inc., 2002 (ISBN: 1-56700-166-1).


Edited Volumes

Proceedings of the SolarPACES 2013 International Conference, R. Pitchumani, Energy Procedia, Open Access Edited Volume, Elsevier, 2014 (262 articles;2,520 pages)

Proceedings of the Symposium on Polymer and Composite Materials Processing, with S.G. Advani and S.T. Holmes, CD-ROM Volume, ASME Press, New York, 2001 (November 2001).

Proceedings of the ASME Heat Transfer Division – 2000, with J. H. Kim, et al., Vol. HTD-366-3, ISBN: 0-7918-1908-6, ASME Press, New York, 2000.

Advances in Sensing and Control for Thermal Processing in Manufacturing, ASME-HTD CD Volume 0-7918-1997-3, 1463CD, National Heat Transfer Conference Proceedings, 2000.

Heat Transfer in Materials Processing, (with U. Chandra, et al.), Vol. HTD-361-4, ASME Press, New York, 1998.

Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing, (with T. L. Bergman, et al.) Vol. HTD-347, ASME Press, New York, 1997.

Physical Properties of Composites, (with P.K. Liaw), ISBN: 0-87339-329-5, TMS Press, 1996

Thermal Processing of Materials: Thermomechanics, Controls, and Composites, (with V. Prasad et al.) Vol. HTD-298, ASME Press, New York 1994.


Refereed Journal Articles

J-15-03: Y. Zhang, A. Smirnova, A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Design of a Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell with Variable Catalyst Loading,” Journal of Power Sources291, 46–57, 2015.

J-15-02: A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Influence of Transient Operating Parameters on the Mechanical Behavior of Fuel Cells,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy40(26), 8442–8453, 2015.

J-15-01: A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Optimization of Transient Response of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells,” ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology12(1), 011005, 10pp., 2015.

J-14-13: A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Effects of Operating Parameters on the Transient Response of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel cells Subject to Load Changes,”International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39(33), 19024–19038, 2014.

J-14-12: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Optimization of a Thermocline Energy Storage System with Encapsulated Phase Change Materials,”Solar Energy, 107, 770–788, 2014.

J-14-11: A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Influence of Membrane Properties on the Transient Behavior of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell,”Journal of Power Sources, 268, 733–743, 2014.

J-14-10: R. Pitchumani, “Proceedings of the SolarPACES 2013 International Conference,”Energy Procedia, 49, 1–2, 2014.

J-14-09: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Design of a Latent Thermal Energy Storage System with Embedded Heat Pipes,”Applied Energy, 126, 266–280, 2014.

J-14-08: A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Investigation of Mechanical Behavior of Membrane in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Subject to Dynamic Load Changes,”ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 11(3), 031009, 9 pp., 2014.

J-14-07: A. Donato and R. Pitchumani, “QUICKER: Quantifying Uncertainty In Computational Knowledge Engineering Rapidly—A Rapid Methodology for Uncertainty Quantification,” Powder Technology, 216,54–65, 2014.

J-14-06: C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of Vibration Damping in a Rotating Composite Beam with Embedded Carbon Nanotubes,”Composite Structures, 110, 289-296, 2014.

J-14-05: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Computational Studies on Metal Foam and Heat Pipe Enhanced Latent Thermal Energy Storage,” ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 136(5), 051503, 10 pp., 2014.

J-14-04: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Cost and Performance Analysis of Concentrating Solar Power Plants with Integrated Thermal Energy Storage,” Energy, 64(1), 793-810, 2014.

J-14-03: A. Haghdoost and R. Pitchumani, “Fabrication of Superhydrophobic Surfaces via a Two-Step Electrodeposition Technique,” Langmuir,30(14), 4183-4191, 2014.Article featured on the issue’s cover

J-14-02: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Computational Modeling of Dynamic Response of a Latent Thermal Energy Storage System with Embedded Heat Pipes,” ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 136(1), 011010, 9 pp., 2014.

J-14-01: K. Nithyanandam, R. Pitchumani and A. Mathur, “Analysis of a Latent Thermocline Storage System with Encapsulated Phase Change Materials for Concentrating Solar Power,”Applied Energy, 113, 1446–1460, 2014.

J-13-07: A. Haghdoost and R. Pitchumani, “Electrodeposition in Micromolds with a Microscreen Base,” Acta Materialia, 61(20), 7568–7581, 2013.

J-13-06: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Thermal Energy Storage with Heat Transfer Augmentation using Thermosyphons,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 67, 281–294, 2013.

J-13-05: C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “Experimental Investigation of the Damping Enhancement in Fiber-reinforced Composites with Carbon Nanotubes,” Carbon, 400-415, 2013.

J-13-04: C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “A Numerical Analysis of Carbon Nanotube based Damping in Rotating Composite Structures,”Composite Structures, 103, 18-26, 2013.

J-13-03: C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “Simulation of Void Formation in Liquid Composite Molding Processes,”Composites A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 51, 22-32, 2013.

J-13-02: J. Stekli, L. Irwin and R. Pitchumani, “Technical Challenges and Opportunities for Concentrating Solar Power with Energy Storage,” ASME Journal of Thermal Science Engineering and Applications, 5(2), Paper No. 021011, 12 pp., 2013.

J-13-01: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Computational Studies on a Latent Thermal Energy Storage System with Integral Heat Pipes for Concentrating Solar Power,”Applied Energy, 103, 400-415, 2013.

J-12-02: C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “An Analytical Model for the Longitudinal Permeability of Aligned Fibrous Media,” Composites Science and Technology, 72(13),1500-1507, 2012.

J-12-01: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Design of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell,” Solar Energy, 86(1), 351-368, 2012.

J-11-05: A. Haghdoost and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Analysis of Electrodeposition in Microcavities,” Electrochimica Acta, 56(24), 8260-8271, 2011.

J-11-04: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Optimization of a Latent Thermal Energy Storage System with Embedded Heat Pipes,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 54(21-22), 4596-4610, 2011.

J-11-03: S. Deb and R. Pitchumani, “A Numerical Study of Nonisothermal Densification and Grain Growth Kinetics of Nanocrystalline and Microscaled Ceramic Materials,” Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics, 110(5), 301-310, 2011.

J-11-02: R.J. Johnson, J. Tang and R. Pitchumani, “Characterization of damping in carbon-nanotube filled fiberglass reinforced thermosetting-matrix composites,” Journal of Materials Science, 46(13), pp. 4545-4554, 2011.

J-11-01: R. Pitchumani, “Book Review: A. Faghri, Y. Zhang, and J. Howell, Advanced Heat and Mass Transfer, Global Digital Press, 2010, 956 pp., 978-0-9842760-0-4, Hardcover, List Price: $89.95,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 54(9-10), 2241-2242, 2011.

J-10-02: R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Characterization of the Rheology and Cure Kinetics of Epoxy Resin with Carbon Nanotubes,” Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer, 1(1), 013007, 2010.

J-10-01: A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Optical Fiber Drawing Process Model Using an Analytical Neck-down Profile,” IEEE Photonics Journal, 4(2), pp. 620-629, 2010.

J-09-01: A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Simulation of Sintering of Nanoparticulate Micropreforms in a Microfabrication Process,” Acta Materialia, 57(6), pp. 1975-1987, 2009.

J-08-03: R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Active Control of Reactive Resin Flow in a VARTM Process,” Journal of Composite Materials, 42(12), pp. 1205-1229, 2008.

J-08-02: A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Simulations of an Optical Fiber Drawing Process Under Uncertainty,” IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 26(5), pp. 580-587, 2008.

J-08-01: A. Mawardi, Y. Xiao, and R. Pitchumani, “Theoretical Analysis of Capillary-driven Nanoparticulate Slurry Flow During a Micromold Filling Process,” International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 34, pp. 227-240, 2008.

J-07-03: Y. Zhang, A. Mawardi, and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Studies on an Air-breathing Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell Stack,” Journal of Power Sources, 173, pp. 264-276, 2007.

J-07-01: R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Flow Control Using Localized Induction Heating in a VARTM Process,” Composites Science and Technology, 67(3-4), pp. 669-684, 2007.J-07-02: Y. Zhang and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Studies on an Air-breathing Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 50(23-24), pp. 4698-4712, 2007.

J-06-08: A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Effects of Parameter Uncertainty on the Performance Variability of Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells,” Journal of Power Sources, 160, pp. 232-245, 2006.

J-06-07: C. Acquah, I. Datskov, A. Mawardi, F. Zhang, L.E.K. Achenie, R. Pitchumani, and E. Santos, “Optimization of an Optical Fiber Drawing Process Under Uncertainty,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 45, pp. 8475-8483, 2006.

J-06-06: Y. Zhang, A. Mawardi, and R. Pitchumani, “Effects of Operating Parameters on the Uniformity of Current Density Distribution in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells,” ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 3(4), pp. 464-476, 2006.

J-06-05: R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Simulation of Active Flow Control based on Localized Preform Heating in a VARTM Process,” Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 37(10), pp. 1815-1830, 2006.

J-06-04: Y. Yan and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Study on the Dopant Concentration and Refractive Index Profile Evaluation in an Optical Fiber Manufacturing Process,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 49, pp. 2097-2112, 2006.

J-06-03: C. Acquah, I. Datskov, A. Mawardi, F. Zhang, L.E.K. Achenie, R. Pitchumani, and E. Santos, “Optimization Under Uncertainty of a Composite Fabrication Process Using a Deterministic One-Stage Approach,” Computers and Chemical Engineering, 30, pp. 947-960, 2006.

J-06-02: Y. Xiao, F. Yang, and R. Pitchumani, “A Generalized Analysis of Capillary Flows in Channels,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 298(2), pp. 880-888, 2006.

J-06-01: F. Zhang, A. Mawardi, E. Santos, Jr., R. Pitchumani, and L.E.K. Achenie, “Examination of Load-Balancing Methods to Improve Efficiency of a Composite Materials Manufacturing Process Simulation Under Uncertainty using Distributed Computing,” Future Generation Computer Systems, 22, pp. 571-587, 2006.

J-05-09: A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Design of a Micromachined Force Gauge under Uncertainty,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 15, pp. 2353-2365, 2005.

J-05-08: A. Mawardi, F. Yang, and R. Pitchumani, “Optimization of the Operating Parameters of a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell for Maximum Power Density,” ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 2(2), pp. 121-135, 2005.

J-05-07: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Processing-Interphase-Property Relationships in Fiber-Reinforced Thermosetting-Matrix Composties,” Polymer Composites, 26(2), pp. 193-208, 2005.

J-05-06: A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “SAMS: Stochastic Analysis with Minimal Sampling — A Fast Algorithm for Analysis and Design Under Uncertainty,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 127(4), pp. 558-571, 2005.

J-05-05: A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Design of Microresonators under Uncertainty,” Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 14(1), pp. 63-69, 2005.

J-05-04: Q. Jiang, F. Yang, and R. Pitchumani, “Coating Thickness Variations in Optical Fiber Drawing Process,” Journal of Lightwave Technology, 23(3), pp. 1261-1272, 2005.

J-05-03: A.M. Morales, R. Pitchumani, T.J. Garino, A.K. Gutmann, and L.A. Domeier, “Fabrication of Ceramic Microdevices via Microcasting of Nanoparticulate Slurry,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 88(3), pp. 570-578, 2005.

J-05-02: V. Mishra, F. Yang, and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Design of PEM Fuel Cells,” Journal of Power Sources, 141(1), pp. 47-64, 2005.

J-05-01: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “An Analytical Solution for Thermal Transport in Deep X-ray Lithography,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 15(3), pp. 474-484, 2005.

J-04-06: A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Cure Cycle Design for Thermosetting-Matrix Composites Fabrication under Uncertainty,” Annals of Operations Research, 132, pp. 19-45, 2004.

J-04-05: V. Mishra, F. Yang, and R. Pitchumani, “Measurement and Prediction of Electrical Contact Resistance between Gas Diffusion Layers and Bipolar Plate for Applications to PEM Fuel Cells,” ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 1(1), pp. 2-9, 2004.

J-04-04: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Effects of Interphase Formation on the Modulus and Strength of Fiber-reinforced Thermosetting-matrix Composites,” Composites Science and Technology, 64(10-11), pp. 1437-1452, 2004.

J-04-03: X. Guan and R. Pitchumani, “Modeling of Spherulitic Crystallization in Thermoplastic Tow-Placement Process: Spherulitic Microstructure Evolution,” Composites Science and Technology, 64(9), pp. 1363-1374, 2004.

J-04-02:  X. Guan and R. Pitchumani, “Modeling of Spherulitic Crystallization in Thermoplastic Tow-Placement Process: Heat Transfer Analysis,” Composites Science and Technology, 64(9), pp. 1123-1134, 2004.

J-04-01: X. Guan and R. Pitchumani, “A Micromechanical Model for the Elastic Properties of Semicrystalline Thermoplastic Polymers,” Polymer Engineering and Science, 44(3), pp. 433-451, 2004.

J-03-05: R. J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Enhancement of Resin Flow in VARTM Using Induction Heating,” Composites Science and Technology, 63, pp. 2201-2215, 2003.

J-03-04: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “A Kinetics Model for Interphase Formation in Thermosetting-Matrix Composites,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 89(12), pp. 3220-3236, 2003.

J-03-03: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Nonisothermal Healing and Interlaminar Bond Strength Evolution During Thermoplastic Matrix Composites Processing,” Polymer Composites, 24(2), pp. 262-278, 2003.

J-03-02: A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Optimal Temperature and Current Cycles for Curing of Composites Using Internal Resistive Heating,” ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 125(1), pp. 126-136, 2003.

J-03-01: X. Guan and R. Pitchumani, “Viscous Fingering in a Hele-Shaw Cell with Finite Viscosity Ratio and Interfacial Tension,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 125(2), pp. 354-364, 2003.

J-02-04: D. Nielsen and R. Pitchumani, “Control of Flow in Resin Transfer Molding with Real-time Preform Permeability Estimation,” Polymer Composites, 23(2), pp. 1087-1110, 2002.

J-02-03: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Healing of Thermoplastic Polymers at an Interface Under Nonisothermal Conditions,” Macromolecules, 35(8), pp. 3213-3224, 2002.

J-02-02: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Interlaminar Contact Development During Thermoplastic Fusion Bonding,” Polymer Engineering and Science, 42(2), pp. 424-438, 2002.

J-02-01: D. Nielsen and R. Pitchumani, “Closed-loop Flow Control in Resin Transfer Molding Using Real-Time Numerical Process Simulations,” Composites Science and Technology, 62(2), pp. 283-298, 2002.

J-01-03: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “A Fractal Cantor Set based Description of Interlaminar Contact Evolution During Thermoplastic Composites Processing,” Journal of Materials Science, 36(19), pp. 4661-4671, 2001.

J-01-02: D. Nielsen and R. Pitchumani, “Intelligent Model-based Control of Preform Permeation in Liquid Composite Molding Processes, with Online Optimization,” Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 32(12), pp. 1789-1803, 2001.

J-01-01: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Description of Interlaminar Contact Development During Thermoplastic Composites Processing,” Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 20(7), pp. 536-546, 2001.

J-00-03: L. Zhu and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of a Process for Curing Composites by the Use of Embedded Resistive Heating Elements,” Composites Science and Technology, 60(14), pp. 2699-2712, 2000.

J-00-02: B. Ramakrishnan and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Permeation Characteristics of Preforms Used in Liquid Composite Molding,” Polymer Composites, 21(2), pp. 281-296, 2000.

J-00-01: B. Ramakrishnan, L. Zhu and R. Pitchumani, “Curing of Composites Using Internal Resistive Heating,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 122(1), pp. 124-131, 2000.

J-99-05: L. Zhu and R. Pitchumani, “Processing Envelopes for Supplemental Internal Resistive Heating during Thermosetting Composites Cure,” Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 18(13), pp. 1242-1253, 1999.

J-99-04: S. K. Padmanabhan and R. Pitchumani, “Stochastic Modeling of Nonisothermal Flow During Resin Transfer Molding Processes,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 42(16), pp. 3057-3070, 1999.

J-99-03: R. Pitchumani, “Evaluation of Thermal Conductivities of Disordered Composite Media Using a Fractal Model,” ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 121(1), pp. 163-166, 1999.

J-99-02: R. Pitchumani and B. Ramakrishnan, “A Fractal Geometry Model for Evaluating Permeabilities of Porous Preforms Used in Liquid Composite Molding,” Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 42(12), pp. 2219-2232, 1999.

J-99-01: S. K. Padmanabhan and R. Pitchumani, “Stochastic Analysis of Isothermal Cure of Resin Systems,” Polymer Composites, 20(1), pp. 72-85, 1999.

J-98-03: D. Sadagopan and R. Pitchumani, “Property-based Optimal Design of Composite Materials and their Internal Architectures,” Journal of Composite Materials, 32(19), pp. 1714-1739, 1998.

J-98-02: C. A. Butler, R. L. McCullough, R. Pitchumani and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “An Analysis of Mechanisms Governing Fusion Bonding of Thermoplastic Composites,”, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 11(4), pp. 338-363, 1998.

J-98-01: D. Sadagopan and R. Pitchumani, “Application of Genetic Algorithms to Optimal Tailoring of Composite Materials Tailoring,” Composites Science and Technology, 58(3-4), pp. 571-589, 1998.

J-97-05: N. Rai and R. Pitchumani, “Neural Network-based Optimal Curing of Composite Materials,” Journal of Materials Processing and Manufacturing Science, 6(1), pp. 39-62, 1997.

J-97-04: D. Sadagopan and R. Pitchumani, “A Combinatorial Optimization Approach to Composite Materials Tailoring,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 119(4), pp. 494-503, 1997.

J-97-03: N. Rai and R. Pitchumani, “Rapid Cure Simulation Using Artificial Neural Networks,” Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 28A, pp. 847-859, 1997.

J-97-02: N. Rai and R. Pitchumani, “Optimal Cure Cycles for the Fabrication of Thermosetting-matrix Composites,” Polymer Composites, 18(4), pp. 566-581, 1997.

J-97-01: R. Pitchumani, J. W. Gillespie, Jr. and M. A. Lamontia, “Design and Optimization of a Thermoplastic Tow-Placement Process,” Journal of Composite Materials, 31(3), pp. 244-275, 1997.

J-96-01: R. Pitchumani, S. Ranganathan, R. C. Don, J. W. Gillespie, Jr. and M. A. Lamontia, “Analysis of Transport Phenomena Governing Interfacial Bonding and Void Dynamics During Thermoplastic Tow-Placement,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 39(9), pp. 1883-1897, 1996.

J-95-02: R. Pitchumani and V. M. Karbhari, “A Generalized Fluid Flow Model for Ceramic Tape Casting,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 78(9), pp. 2497-2503, 1995.

J-95-01: R. Pitchumani, P.K. Liaw, S.C. Yao, D.K. Hsu and H. Jeong, “Theoretical Models for the Anisotropic Conductivities of Two-phase and Three-phase Metal-Matrix Composites,” Acta Metallurgica et Materialia, 43(8), pp. 3045-3059, 1995.

J-94-05: R. Pitchumani, P. A. Schwenk, A. K. Kordon, V. M. Karbhari, B. R. Rossing and T. D. Claar, “An Expert System Approach to Manufacturing Preforms for Infiltration Processing of Ceramic and Metal Matrix Composites,” Processing of Advanced Materials, 4(3), pp. 155-165, 1994.

J-94-04: R. Pitchumani, A. K. Kordon, A. N. Beris, V.M. Karbhari, P.S. Dhurjati, B. R. Rossing, and W. B. Johnson, “Thermofluid Analysis and Design of a Low Temperature Ceramic Injection Molding Process,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 25B, pp. 761-771, 1994.

J-94-03: R. Pitchumani, P.K. Liaw, S. C. Yao, D. K. Hsu and H. Jeong, “An Eddy Current Technique for the Measurement of Constituent Volume Fractions in a Three-Phase Metal-Matrix Composite,” Journal of Composite Materials, 28(18), 1742-1769, 1994.

J-94-02: P. K. Liaw, R. Pitchumani, D. K. Hsu, H. Jeong and S. C. Yao, “Nondestructive eddie current evaluation of anisotropic conductivities of SiCp Reinforced Al metal-matrix composite extrusions,” Trans. ASME, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 116(3), 647-656, 1994.

J-94-01: R. Pitchumani, P. A. Schwenk and V. M. Karbhari, “Knowledge-based Expert Systems for Composites Manufacturing,” Ceramic Industry, 142(3), 53-57, 1994.

J-93-02: A.K. Kordon, R. Pitchumani, A. N. Beris, V. Karbhari and P. S. Dhurjati, “A Rheological Model for Particulate Ceramic Slurries at Low Temperatures,” Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, 29(8), 1095-1099, 1993.

J-93-01: R. Pitchumani and S.C. Yao, “Non-dimensional Analysis of Thermoset Composites Manufacture,” Journal of Composite Materials, 27(6), 613-636, 1993.

J-92-02: P. K. Liaw, D. K. Hsu, B. Foster, H. Jeong and R. Pitchumani,”Eddy Current Characterization of Silicon Carbide Reinforced Aluminum Metal-matrix Composites,” in Advances in Damage of Composite Materials, G. Z. Voyiadjis ed., Elsevier Science Publishers B. V., The Netherlands, 249-282, 1992.

J-92-01: R. Pitchumani and S.C. Yao, “Evaluation of Transverse Thermal Diffusivities of Fiber-reinforced Composites,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 35(9), 2185-2194, 1992.

J-91-02: R. Pitchumani and S. C. Yao, “Correlation of Thermal Conductivities of Unidirectional Fibrous Composites Using Local Fractal Techniques,” ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 113(4), 788-796, 1991.

J-91-01: J.I. Ramos and R. Pitchumani, “Dynamics of liquid membranes. I. Non-adaptive finite difference methods,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 12(9), 859-879, 1991.

J-90-01: J.I. Ramos and R. Pitchumani, “Liquid Curtains-II. Gas Absorption,” Chem. Eng. Science, 45(6), 1595-1604, 1990.

J-89-01: J.I. Ramos and R. Pitchumani, “An analysis of laminar boundary layers on liquid curtains,” Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics (JAMP), 40, 721-739, 1989.

Conference Publications and Presentations

C-15-01: R. Pitchumani, “Challenges and Opportunities for Cost-Competitive Concentrating Solar Power,” Keynote Address, Paper No. JW4A.2, Light, Energy and the Environment Congress, Optical Society of America, Suzhou, China, November 2–5, 2015.

C-13-10: A. Donato and R. Pitchumani, “Stochastic, quantum-based approach to molecular modeling of zeolites,” Paper No. 25598, Session on Basic Research in Colloids,Surfactants and Nanomaterials, 247th ACS National Meeting, March 16-20, 2014, Dallas, TX.

C-13-09: A. Donato and R. Pitchumani, “A Comparison of QUICKER with Conventional Meta-modeling Methods for Input Uncertainty Propagation,” NETL 2013 MultiphaseFlow Science Conference, August 6-7, 2013, Morgantown, WV.

C-13-08: A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Investigation of Mechanical Behavior of Membrane in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Subject to Dynamic Changes in Load,” Paper No. ES-FuelCell 2013-18197,11th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, July 14—19, 2013, Minneapolis, MN.

C-13-07: A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Effect of Membrane Properties on the Dynamic Behavior of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells,” Paper No. ES-FuelCell 2013-18209,11th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, July 14—19, 2013, Minneapolis, MN.

C-13-06: A. Verma and R. Pitchumani, “Transient Response of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell to Variations in Operating Parameters and Optimization,” Paper No. ES-FuelCell 2013-18210,11th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, July 14—19, 2013, Minneapolis, MN.

C-13-05: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Design And Optimization of Latent Thermal Energy Storage with Embedded Metal Foams for Concentrating Solar Power Plants,” Paper No. ES-FuelCell 2013-18211,7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, July 14—19, 2013, Minneapolis, MN.

C-13-04: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Techno-Economic Analysis of Concentrating Solar Power Plants with Integrated Latent Thermal Storage Systems,” PaperNo. ES-FuelCell 2013-18213, 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, July 14—19, 2013, Minneapolis, MN.

C-13-03: A. Donato and R. Pitchumani, “Quantifying Uncertainty in Computational Knowledge Engineering Rapidly (QUICKER),” Paper No. V&V2013-2235, Presented at theASME 2013 Verification and Validation Symposium, TRACK 2 Uncertainty Quantification, Sensitivity Analysis, and Prediction, May 22-24, 2013, Las Vegas, NV.

C-13-02: A. Haghdoost and R. Pitchumani, “Super-Repellancy via Controlled Topography of Particle-Coated Surfaces,” in Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the
AdhesionSociety, Inc., March 3–6, 2013, Daytona Beach, FL.

C-13-01: C. DeValve, P.A. Tarazaga, R. Pitchumani and N. Ameri, “Modal Analysis of Rotating Carbon Nanotube Infused Composite Beams,” Chapter 52 in R. Allemang et al. (eds.), Topics in Modal Analysis, Volume 7: Proceedings of the 31st IMAC, A Conference on Structural Dynamics, 2013, Conference Proceedings of the Society for
Experimental Mechanics Series 45, The Society for Experimental Mechanics.

C-12-03: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Analysis of Latent Thermal Energy Storage System With Embedded Thermosyphons,” Paper No.ESFuelCell2012-91416, 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, July 23-26, 2012, San Diego, CA.

C-12-02: K. Nithyanandam, R. Pitchumani, and A. Mathur, “Analysis of a Latent Thermocline Energy Storage System for Concentrating Solar Power Plants,” Paper No.ESFuelCell2012-91389, 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, July 23-26, 2012, San Diego, CA.

C-12-01: A. Donato, R. Pitchumani, and M. Shahnam, “A Computationally Efficient Approach to Un-certainty Quantification in Multiphase Systems,” NETL 2012 Conference on Multiphase Flow Science, NRCCE, May 22-24, 2012, Morgantown, WV.

C-11-03: C. DeValve and R. Goff, “Integrating Emerging Technologies with Undergraduate Engineering Design Courses,” Proceedings of 118th Annual ASEE Conference, Vancouver, B.C. Canada, June 26-29, 2011, 16 pp., 2011.

C-11-02: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis of Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage System with Integral Heat Pipes under Steady State and Dynamic Conditions,” Paper No. ESFuelCell2011-54501, 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, August 7-11, 2011.

C-11-01: C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “A Numerical Simulation of Air Entrapment during Resin Transfer Molding,” Proceedings of SAMPE 2011, Long Beach, California, May 23-26, 2011, 14 pp., 2011.

C-10-06: J. Chen and R. Pitchumani, “Computational Modeling of Polymer Flow in Microcavities through a Microscreen,” Paper No. IMECE2010-38675, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 12-18, 2010, 9 pp., 2010.

C-10-05: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Numerical Modeling of a Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage System with Integral Heat Pipes,” Paper No. IMECE2010-38682, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 12-18, 2010, 8 pp., 2010.

C-10-04: A. Haghdoost and R. Pitchumani, “Electrodeposition in Polymeric Micromolds for the Fabrication of Metallic Microstructures,” Paper No. IMECE2010-37751, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 12-18, 2010, 9 pp., 2010.

C-10-03: K. Nithyanandam and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Design of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Installation,” Paper No. IHTC14-23101, Proceedings of the 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, Washington D.C., August 8-13, 2010, CD ROM Volume, ISBN 978-0-7918-3879-2, 8 pp., 2010.

C-10-02: J. Chen and R. Pitchumani, “Dispersion of Carbon Nanotubes in Resin Systems using Chaotic Mixing,” Paper No. 35, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Ascona, Switzerland, July 11-15, 2010, 5 pp., 2010.

C-10-01: C. DeValve and R. Pitchumani, “Void Formation During Preform Impregnation in Liquid Composite Molding Processes,” Paper No. 1, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Ascona, Switzerland, July 11-15, 2010, 5 pp., 2010.

C-09-01: R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Chemorheology and Cure Kinetics of a Carbon Nanotube Filled Epoxy System,” ICCM-17 17th International Conference on Composite Materials, Edinburgh, UK, July 2009, CD ROM Volume, 9 pp.

C-08-02: R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Localized Induction Heating Based Control of Reactive Resin Flow in the VARTM Process,” Invited paper, 9th International Conf. on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM9), Montreal, Canada, July 2008.

C-08-01: R. Pitchumani, “Novel Designs of Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells,” Keynote Presentation, Special Symposium in Honor of Professor Suhas P. Sukhatme (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay), Hyderabad, India, January 2008; in A Festschrift in Honour of Professor Suhas P. Sukhatme, U.N. Gaitonde, S.G. Kandlikar, and S.K. Mitra, eds., pp. 23-26, Research Publishing, Singapore, 2008.

C-07-01: A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Multiscale Simulation of Sintering of Nanoparticulate Micropreforms in a Microfabrication Process,” International Conference on Integration and Commercialization of Micro and Nano-Systems, Sanya, Hainan, China, January 2007.

C-06-01: Y. Xiao, A. Mawardi, and R. Pitchumani, “Theoretical Model of Micromold Filling by Nanoparticulate Slurries,” International Heat Transfer Conference, Sydney , Australia , August 2006.

C-05-01: Y. Zhang, A. Mawardi, and R. Pitchumani, “Analysis and Design of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells For Maximum Power Density and Uniform Current Density Distribution,” First European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications Conference, December 14-16, 2005, Rome , Italy .

C-04-04: R.J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Active Flow Control in a VARTM Process Using Localized Induction Heating,” in FPCM7: Seventh International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, S.G. Advani, ed., pp. 247-252, 2004.

C-04-03: V. Mishra, F. Yang, and R. Pitchumani, “Electrical Contact Resistance Between Gas Diffusion Layers and Bipolar Plates in a PEM Fuel Cell,” in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, Rochester, NY, June 14-16, 2004.

C-04-02: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Characterization of the Interphase Formation Kinetics in Thermosetting-Matrix Composties,” in Proceedings of the SAMPE 2004, Long Beach, CA, May 16-20, 2004.

C-04-01: Q. Jiang, R. Pitchumani, A. M. Morales, and L. A. Domeier, “Analysis of a Process for Replication of Electroforming Molds with Integral Microscreens,” in Proceedings of the SPIE Photonics West Conference on Microfabrication, San Jose, CA, January 2004.

C-03-06: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Processing-Interphase Relationships for the Curing of Thermosetting-Matrix Composites,” in Proceedings of the SAMPE Technical Conference, Dayton OH, October 2003.

C-03-05: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Influence of Interphase Material Property Gradients on the Micromechanics of Fibrous Thermosetting-Matrix Composites,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Composite Materials, 2003.

C-03-04: Y. Yan and R. Pitchumani, “A Numerical Study on Dopant Concentration and Refractive Index Profile Evolution in an Optical Fiber Drawing Process,” ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2003.

C-03-03: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Processing-Interphase Relationships for the Curing of Thermosetting-Matrix Composites,” in Proceedings of the SAMPE Technical Conference, Dayton OH, October 2003.

C-03-02: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Influence of Interphase Material Property Gradients on the Micromechanics of Fibrous Thermosetting-Matrix Composites,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Composite Materials, 2003.

C-03-01: R. J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Simulated Active Flow Control in a VARTM Process Using Localized Induction Heating,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Composite Materials, Paper Number: EM03-310, 9pp, 2003.

C-02-02: R. J. Johnson and R. Pitchumani, “Induction Heating Assisted Permeation Enhancement for the VARTM Process,” in Proceedings of the International SAMPE Technical Conference, 34, 250-261, 2002.

C-02-01: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Studies on Fiber/Matrix Interphase Development in Thermosetting Matrix Composites,” in Proceedings of the 12th International Heat Transfer Conference, Vol. 3, 153-158, September 2002.

C-01-03: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “A Non-isothermal Healing Model for in-situ Processing of Thermoplastic Matrix Composites,” in Proceedings of the Symposium on Polymer and Composite Materials Processing, ASME IMECE, New York, NY, November 2001.

C-01-02: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Kinetics of Interphase Formation in Thermosetting Composites,” Paper Number 078 in Proceedings (CD-ROM) of 16th Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites, Blacksburg, VA, September 2001.

C-01-01: A. Mawardi and R. Pitchumani, “Optimization of Cure Cycle for Thermosetting Composites Fabrication Under Uncertainty,” INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) International Conference, Maui, HI, June 2001.

C-00-06: D. Nielsen and R. Pitchumani, “Neural Network-based Control of Preform Permeation in Resin Transfer Molding Processes with Real-time Permeability Estimation,” in Proceedings of ASME Heat Transfer Division, ASME-HTD-366-3, 159-170, 2000.

C-00-05: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Modeling of Interphase Formation on Unsized Fibers in Thermosetting Composites,” in Proceedings of ASME Heat Transfer Division, ASME-HTD-366-3, 329-337, 2000.

C-00-04: S. Streeseman and R. Pitchumani, “Stochastic Analysis of a Composite Manufacturing Process,” SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering: Symposium on Optimization Under Uncertainty, September 21­24, 2000, Washington D.C.

C-00-03: D. Nielsen and R. Pitchumani, “Real-Time Model-Predictive Control of Preform Permeation in Liquid Composite Molding Processes,” in Advances for Sensing and Control of Thermal Processing in Manufacturing, ASME Edited CD Volume, National Heat Transfer Conference, Topic Area: T9-35, Paper No. NHTC2000-12158, 10 pp., 2000.

C-00-02: R. Pitchumani, “Innovative Strategies for Modeling and Processing of Composite Materials,” Invited Presentation, Gordon Research Conference on Composites, Ventura, CA, January 12, 2000.

C-00-01: X. Guan and R. Pitchumani, “Novel Synthesis of Hierarchical, Multi-Scale Fibrous Composites,” Proceedings of the NSF Design and Manufacturing Conference, Vancouver, BC, January 2000.

C-99-02: D. Nielsen and R. Pitchumani, “Intelligent Simulation-based Optimal Control of Liquid Composite Molding Processes,” Conference on On-Line Sensing & Control for Liquid Molding of Composite Structures, 1999, Invited Presentation.

C-99-01: F. Yang and R. Pitchumani, “Molding Interlaminar Contact Evolution During Thermoplastic Composites Processing Using a Fractal Tow Surface Description,” ANTEC Conference, Society of Plastics Engineers, pp. 1316-1320.

C-98-05: L. Zhu and R. Pitchumani, “Processing Envelopes for Supplemental Internal Resistive Heating during Thermosetting Composites Cure,” Proceedings of the Eighth Japan-US Conference on Composites, G. Newaz and R. Gibson, eds., pp. 122-132, 1998.

C-98-04: F. Yang and Pitchumani, “A Fractal Model for Intimate Contact Development During Thermoplastic Fusion Bonding,” in: Proceedings, 13th Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites, A. J. Vizzini, ed., pp. 1134-1146, 1998.

C-98-03: D. Nielsen, P. D. Lafferty and R. Pitchumani, “An Intelligent Model-Predictive Process Control Framework for RTM,” in: Proceedings of the 13th Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites, A. J. Vizzini, ed., pp. 213-225, 1998.

C-98-02: B. Ramakrishnan, L. Zhu, and R. Pitchumani, “Accelerated Curing of Composites Using Supplemental Internal Resistive Heating,” in: Proceedings, Int. SAMPE Symposium & Exhibition, 43(1), pp. 243-253, 1998.

C-98-01: S. K. Padmanabhan and R. Pitchumani, “Effects of Process Parameter Uncertainties on Nonisothermal Mold Filling During RTM,” Proceedings of the International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, 43(2), pp. 1275-1288, 1998.

C-97-05: B. Ramakrishnan and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Permeation Model for Preform Infiltration During Liquid Composite Molding,” MRS Annual Meeting, 1997.

C-97-04: L. VanDerSchuur and R. Pitchumani, “A LabVIEW-based Cure Temperature Control System for Composites Processing,” LabVIEW Virtual Instrumentation Education Conference, 1997.

C-97-03: B. Ramakrishnan and R. Pitchumani, “A Fractal Geometry Approach to Evaluating the Permeabilities of Preforms Used in Liquid Composite Molding,” in Proceedings, 12th Tech. Conf. of the Amer. Soc. for Composites, R. Gibson and G. Newaz, eds., pp. 846-855, 1997.

C-97-02: S. K. Padmanabhan and R. Pitchumani, “Stochastic Analysis of the Resin Transfer Molding Process,” in Proceedings, 12th Tech. Conf. Amer. Soc. for Composites, R. Gibson, G. Newaz, eds., pp. 797-806, 1997.

C-97-01: B. T. Ramakrishnan and R. Pitchumani, “Fractal Permeation Characteristics of Preforms Used in Liquid Composite Molding,” Proceedings of the NSF Design & Manuf. Grantees Conference, pp. 341-342, 1997.

C-96-03: N. Rai and R. Pitchumani, “Application of Neural Networks to Optimization of Cure Cycles for the Manufacture of Composites,” ASME Paper 96-WA/AMD-9, 1996.

C-96-03: N. Rai and R. Pitchumani, “Application of Neural Networks to Optimization of Cure Cycles for the Manufacture of Composites,” ASME Paper 96-WA/AMD-9, 1996.

C-96-02: R. Pitchumani and P. K. Liaw, “Investigations on Eddy Current Evaluation of Metal-Matrix Composites,” in Physical Properties of Composites, P. K. Liaw and R. Pitchumani, eds., pp. 19-30, 1996.

C-96-01: D. Sadagopan and R. Pitchumani, “Property-based Optimal Tailoring of Composite Materials,” in Physical Properties of Composites, P. K. Liaw and R. Pitchumani, eds., pp. 1-10, 1996.

C-95-03: P. C. Chaudhury, U. M. Diwekar, and R. Pitchumani, “Characterization of Accuracy of Sampling Techniques for Chemical Process Synthesis under Uncertainties,” AIChE National Meeting, Nov. 1995.

C-95-02: D. L. Fecko, R. Pitchumani, R. C. Don, J. W. Gillespie Jr., “Porosity Modeling for Thermoplastic Pultrusion,” in Proceedings of the 11th Annual ASM/ESD Advanced Composites Conference, pp. 189-201, 1995.

C-95-01: K.V. Steiner, R. Pitchumani, and B.M. Bauer, “Experimental Verification of Modeling and Control for Thermoplastic Tow Placement,” in Proc. 40th Int. SAMPE Symp. & Exhibition, 1550-59, 1995.

C-94-08: C. A. Butler, R. Pitchumani, A. G. Wedgewood, and R. L. McCullough, “An Improved Model for the Bond Strength of Fusion-bonded Thermoplastics,” Presented at the AIChE National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November, 1994.

C-94-07: C. A. Butler, R. Pitchumani, A. G. Wedgewood, and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “Coupled Effects of Healing and Intimate Contact on the Strength of Fusion-bonded Thermoplastics,” in Proceedings of the Tenth Annual ASM/ESD Advanced Composites Conference, 595-604, 1994.

C-94-06: R. Pitchumani, V. M. Karbhari”Knowledge-based Decision Support Systems for Rapid and Efficient Production Planning in CMC Fabrication,” Ceramic Engineering & Science Proceedings, 15, 932-939, 1994.

C-94-05: R. Pitchumani, R. C. Don, S. Ranganathan, and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “Effects of Processing Conditions on Void Growth During Thermoplastic Fiber Placement,” in Mechanics in Materials Processing & Manufacturing, ASME-AMD-194, 71-87, 1994.

C-94-04: R. Pitchumani, R. C. Don, S. Ranganathan, and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “Analysis of OnPline Consolidation During the Thermoplastic Fiber Placement Process,” in Thermal Processing of Materials: Thermomechanics, Controls, and Composites, ASME-HTD-289, 223-234, 1994.

C-94-03: R. Pitchumani, “A Fractal Geometry Approach to Modeling Disordered Composite Microstructures and their Properties,” in Proceedings, 9th Conference of the American Society for Composites, 807-817, 1994.

C-94-02: R. Pitchumani and U. M. Diwekar, “Process Optimization for the Fabrication of Partially-cured Composites, in Transport Phenomena in Manuf. & Materials Proc., ASME-HTD-280, 1-11, 1994.

C-94-01: R. Pitchumani, R. C. Don, and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “Simulation of the Transients in Thermoplastic Fiber Placement,” in Moving Forward with 50 Years of Leadership in Advanced Materials, K. Drake et al. eds., International SAMPE Series, 39(1), 1521-1535, 1994.

C-93-04: R. Pitchumani, V. M. Karbhari, J. F. Ramsay, and T. D. Claar”A Knowledge-based Decision Support System for the Manufacture of Composite Preforms,” in Advanced Materials: Expanding the Horizons, R. Trabacco and T. Lynch eds., International SAMPE Technical Series, 25, 1069-1081, 1993.

C-93-03: R. Pitchumani, P. K. Liaw, D. K. Hsu, H. Jeong and S. C. Yao, “Nondestructive Evaluation of Anisotropic Conductivities of SiCp/Al Composite Extrusions,” ASME Paper 93-GT-15, 1993.

C-93-02: R. Pitchumani and U. M. Diwekar, “Optimal Cure Cycles for Thermoset Composites Manufacture,” in Adv. Computations in Materials Processing, V. Prasad, R. V. Arimilli eds., ASME-HTD-241, 23-31, 1993.

C-93-01: R. Pitchumani, P. K. Liaw, D. K. Hsu, H. Jeong, and S. C. Yao, “Determination of Reinforcement and Intermetallics Concentrations in SiCp/Al Metal Matrix Composites Using Eddy Current Techniques,” Second Annual ASNT Research Symposium, 1993.

C-92-04: R. Pitchumani, P. K. Liaw and S. C. Yao, “Nondestructive Conductivity Measurements on Metal-matrix Composites, TMS Annual Meeting, 1992.

C-92-03: R. Pitchumani, P. K. Liaw, S. C. Yao, R. E. Shannon, D. K. Hsu, and B. Foste, “Modeling Anisotropic Conductivity Behavior of SiCp/Al Metal-Matrix Composite Extrusions,” in Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation. Plenum Press 12B, pp. 1329-1336, 1992.

C-92-02: R. Pitchumani, S. C. Yao, P. K. Liaw, R. E. Shannon, D. K. Hsu, and B. Foster, “A Simplified Model for Estimating the Anisotropic Conductivities of Al/SiCp Composites for Process Monitoring Transport Phenomena,” in Materials Processing and Manufacturing, ASME-HTD-196, 201-207, 1992.

C-92-01: R. Pitchumani and S. C. Yao, “Analysis of Continuous Formation of Sheet-laminated Composites,” in First International Conference on Transport Phenomena in Processing, S. I. Guceri ed., 1330-1341, 1992.

C-90-01: R. Pitchumani and S. C. Yao, “Fractal-based Correlation for the Evaluation of Thermal Conductivities of Fibrous Composites,” Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing, ASME-HTD-146, 55-60, 1990.

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