Journal Publications

                                                2014

Journal Papers: 

1.   Asgharifar, M., Kong, F., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Dynamic Analysis of Adhesively Bonded Joint under Solid Particle Impact”, the International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesive, 50(2014)

      pp. 17 -31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2013.12.022,

2.   Harooni, M., Ma, J., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Detection of Defects in Laser Welding of AZ31B Magnesium Alloy in Zero-Gap Lap Joint Configuration by a Real-time Spectroscopic Analysis”, the Optics and Lasers in Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optlasengr.2013.11.015, 56(2014), pp. 54-66

3.   Ma, J., Harooni, M., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Dissimilar Joining of Galvanized High-Strength Steel to Aluminum Alloy in a Zero-Gap Lap Joint Configuration by Two-Pass Laser Welding”, the Journal of Materials and Design, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.01.046

4.   Harooni, M., Carlson, B., Strohmeier, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Pore Formation Mechanism in Laser Welding of Magnesium Alloy AZ31B in Lap Joint Configurtaion”, the Journal of Materials and Design, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.01.050, 58 (2014), pp. 265-276

5.   Asgharifar, M., Atabaki, M., and Kovacevic, R., “Characterization of the Surface Topography of Arc-treated Aluminum Alloys by Fractal Geometry”, the SME Manufacturing Letter,

      http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mfglet.2014.01.004

6.  Atabaki, M., Nikodinovski, M., Chenier, P., Ma, J., Liu, W., and Kovacevic, R., “Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Hybrid Laser Arc Welding of Aluminum Alloys in the Thick T-Joint Configuration”,  the Journal of Optics and Laser Technology,

            http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optlastec.2013.12.008; 59 (2014) pp.  68-92

7.   Liu, W., Liu, Sh., Ma, J., and Kovacevic, R., “Real-time Monitoring of Laser Hot-wire Welding Process”, the Journal of Optics and Laser Technology,

      http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optlasrec.2013.09.026, 57(2014) pp. 66-76.

8.   Jamshidinia, M., Lui, W., Tong, W., Kong, F., and Kovacevic, R., “The Bio-Compatable Dental Implant Designed by using Non-stochastic Porosity Produced by Electron Beam Melting (EBM)”, the Journal of Materials Processing Technology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2014.02.025, 214(2014)  pp. 1728-1739.

      9.   Liu, Sh. And Kovacevic, R., “Study of a Hollow Laser Beam for Cladding”, the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, JAMT-D-13-02076R1,

            http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s00170-014-5763-1, Vol. 73, Issue 1 (2014), pp. 147-159.

10.  Ma, J., Kong, F., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Study on the Strength and Failure Modes of Laser Welded Galvanized DP980 Steel Lap Joints”, the Journal of Materials Processing Technology, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2014.03.018, 214(2014)  pp.1696-1709

11.  Liu, Sh., Liu, W., Ma, J., Masoud, H., and Kovacevic, R., “Real-time Monitoring of Laser Hot-wire Cladding of Inconel 625”, the Journal of Optics and Laser Technology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optlastec.2014.03.007, 62(2014)  pp.124-134

12.  Farahmand, P., and Kovacevic, R., “An Experimental-numerical Investigation of Heat Distribution and Stress Field in single- and Multi-track laser Cladding by a High-power Direct Diode Laser”, the Journal of Optics and Laser Technology, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.optlestec.2014.04.016 

13.  Asgarifar, M., Kong, F., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Wettability Characterization and Adhesion

      Enhancement of Arc-treated Surface of Aluminum Alloys”, the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s00170-013-5561-1, (2014) 71: 1463 – 1481.

14.  Liu, Sh. And Kovacevic, R., “Statistical Analysis and Optimization of Processing Parameters in High-power Direct Diode Laser Cladding”, the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2014, DOI:10.1007/s00170-014-6041-y

15.  Liu, Sh., Farahmand, P., and Kovacevic, R., “Optical Monitoring of High-power Direct Diode Laser Cladding”, the Optics and Laser Technology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016j.optlastec.2014.06.002, 64 (2014) 363-376

17.  Harooni, M., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Dual-beam Laser Welding of AZ31B Magnesium Alloy in Zero-gap Lap Joint Configuration”,  the Optics & Laser Technology, DOI: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2013.08.018, 56 (2014) 247-255

18.  Liu, W., Ma, J., Yang, G., and Kovacevic, R., “Welding Characteristics of Hybrid Laser/Arc Welding of Advanced High-strength Steel in a T-joint Configuration”, accepted for the Journal of Materials Processing Technology.

19.  Atabaki, M., Ma, J., Liu, W., Guang, Y., and Kovacevic, R. “Hybrid Laser Arc Welding of Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) in Different Butt Joint Configurations”, the Journal of Materials and Design, 64 (2014) pp. 573-587, DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2014.08.011,

20.  Atabaki, M., Nikodinovski, M., Chenier, P., Ma, J., Harooni, M., and Kovacevic, R., “Welding of Aluminum Alloys to Steels: An Overview”, DOI: 10.1515/jmsp-2014-0007, the Journal of Manufactruing Science and Production, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 59-78, 2014

21.  Harooni, M., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Two-pass Laser Welding of AZ31B Magnesium Alloy”, the Journal of Materials Processing Technology,

      hhtp://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016.j.jmatprotec.2014.08.028; 216 (2015) 114-122

22.  Farahmand, P., Kovacevic, R., “Parametric Study and Multi-response Optimization of Laser Cladding AISI H13 using High Power Direct Diode Laser”, accepted for the Journal of Lasers in Manufacturing and Materials Processing

23.  Farahmand, P., Liu, Sh., Zhang, Z., and Kovacevic, R., “Laser Cladding assisted by Induction Heating of Ni-WC Composite Enchanced by Nano-WC and La2O3”, the Ceramics International, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2014.06.097, 40 (2014) 15421 – 15438

Book Chapter:

1.   Warton, J., Dwivedi, R., and Kovacevic, R., “Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Alloys – An Architectural Case”, peresented at the RobArch2014, published in W. McGee and M. Ponce de Leon (Eds.), Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design 2014, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-04663-1_10, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland 2014

Conference Papers

1.   Jamshidinia, M. and Kovacevic, R., “The Influence of Heat Accumulation on the Surface Roughness in additive Manufacturing by Electron Beam melting (EBM)”, the Proc. of the ASPE Spring Topical Meeting: Dimensional Accuracy and Surface Finish in Additive Manufacturing, pp. 45-50, April 13-16, 2014, Berkeley, CA

2.   Farahmand, P., Zhang, Z., and Kovacevic, R., “Exerimental and Numerical Investigation of Laser Induction Hybrid Cladding of Ni-60%WC Composite Coating”, submitted for the ICALEO, Dec. 2014, San Diego, CA.

3.   Ma, J., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Recent Developments in Welding of Galvanized High-Strength Steels in a Lap Joint Configuration”, in the Proc. of the Sheet Metal Welding Conference XVI, Oct. 22-24, 2014, Livonia, MI

 4.  Anago, J., Kong, F., Carlson, B., Ma, J., and Kovacevic, R., “FE-based Fatigue Life Prediction of Laser Welded lap Joint of DP980 Steel under Constant Amplitude Loading Mode”, in the Proc. of the Sheet Metal Welding Conference XVI, Oct. 22-24, 2014, Livonia, MI

5.   Harooni, M., Carlson, B., Wang, H.P., and Kovacevic, R., “Issues and Remedies in Laser Welding of Similar and Dissimilar Alloy Sheets for Automotive Industry: An Overview”, in the Proc. of the Sheet Metal Welding Conference XVI, Oct. 22-24, 2014, Livonia, MI,

6.   Leggett, P., carlson, B., Wang, HP., and Kovacevic, R. “Optimization of Split-Beam laser Braze-Welding of AA 6111 in a Coach-Peel Joint Configuration using a Hybrid Taguchi-Grey Relation Grade Method”, in the Proc. of the Sheet Metal Welding Conference XVI, Oct. 22-24, 2014, Livonia, MI

7.   Warton, J. and Kovacevic, R., “Additive Manufacturing, Eidolic Making and Machine Agencies”, accepted for the Texas Society of Architects’ 75th Annual Convention and Design Expo, Nov. 6-8, 2014, Houston, TX.

 

                                                2013

Journal Papers:

1.   Ma, J., Kong., F, Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Two-Pass Laser Welding of Galvanized High-strength Dual-Phase Steel for a Zero-gap Lap Joint Configuration”, the Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 213 (2013) 495-507, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2012.10.019

2.   Santhanakrishnan, S., Kong, F., and Kovacevic, R., “An Experimentally-based Thermo-kinetic Phase Transformation Model for Multi-pass Laser Heat Treatment by using High-power Direct Diode Laser”, the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, (2013) 64: pp. 219-238, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-012-4029-z,

3.   Balu, P., Kong, F., Hamid, S., and Kovacevic, R., “Finite Element Modeling of Solid Particle Erosion in AISI 4140 Steel and Nickel-Tungsten Carbide Composite Material”, the Journal of Tribology International, DOI: 10.1016/j.triboint.2013.01.021

4.   Balu, P., Leggett, P., Hamid, S., and Kovacevic, R., “Multi-response Optimization of Laser-based Powder Deposition of Multi-track Single Layer Hastelloy C-276”, the International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes, DOI: 10.1080/10426914.2012.677908, 28: 173-182, 2013

5.   Kong, F., Santhanakrishnan, S., and Kovacevic, R., “Numerical Modeling and Experimental Study of Thermally Induced Residual Stresses in a Direct Diode Laser Heat Treatment of Dual-Phase 980 Steel”, the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-013-4859-3, (2013) Vol. 68, pp: 2419-2430

6.   Mazar Atabaki, M. and Kovacevic, R., “Graphene Composites as Anode Materials in Lithium-Ion Batteries”, Electronic Materials Letters, Vol. 9, No. 2 (2013), pp. 133-153, DOI: 10.1007/s13391-012-2134-7,.

7.   Kong, F. and Kovacevic, R., “Residual Stress Surface Measurement and Mechanical Properties Testing of Thick High Strength Steel Butt Joints Obtained by Hybrid Laser-GMA Welding”, the Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design, DOI: 10.1177/0309324713496085, Vol. 48, Issue 7, Oct. 2013, pp. 437 - 445

8.   Kong, F., Liu, W., Ma, J., Levert, E., and Kovacevic, R., “Feasibility Study of Laser-Welding Assisted by Filler Wire of Narrow-gap Butt Jointed Thick Plates of High-Strength Steel”, the Journal of Welding in the World, DOI:10.1007/s40194-013-0068-9, (2013) 57: 693-699.

9.   Balu, P., Hamid, S., and Kovacevic, R., “An Experimental Study on Slurry Erosion Resistance of Ni-WC Deposits Produced by Laser-based Powder Deposition Process”, the Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, DOI: 10.1007/s11665-013-06201, (2013) 22, pp: 3398-3413

10.  Jamshidinia, M., Kong, F., and Kovacevic, R., “Numerical Modeling of Heat Distribution in the Electron Beam Melting (EBM) of Ti-6Al-4V”, the ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Dec. 2013, Vol. 135, pp. 061010-1 –  061010-14

Conference Papers

1.   Farahmand, P., Balu, P., Kong, F., and Kovacevic, R., “Investigation of Thermal Cycle and Hardness Distribution in the Laser Claddingof AISI H13 Tool Steel Produced by High Power Direct Diode Laser”, presented at the ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and  Exposition, Nov. 15 – 21, 2013, San Diego, CA, paper No. IMECE2013-62193

2.   Liu, W., Kong, F., and Kovacevic, R., “Residual Stress Analysis and Weld Bead Shape Study in Laser Welding of High-strength Steel”, presented at the ASME 2013 Conference, June 10-14, 2013, Madison, WI, Paper No. MSEC2013-1102.

3.    Harooni, M., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Effect of Process Parameters on the Weld Quality in  

Laser Welding of AZ31B Magnesium Alloy in Lap Joint Configuration”, presented at ICALEO 2013, Miami, FL, Oct. 6-10, 2013, Paper # 1803

4.   Jamashidinia, M., Kong, F., and Kovacevic, R., “The Coupled CFD-FEM Model of Electron Beam Melting”, ASME Early career Technical Journal, 2013 ASME Early Career Technical Conference, Nov. 2-3, 2013, Birmingham, AL., ECTC 2013, Proceedings Vol. 12, pp. 163 – 171.

5.   Lui, W., Ma, J., and Kovacevic, R., “Experimental Study on Welding Characteristics of Hybrid Lasr/arc Welding in a T-joint Configuration”, submitted for the ASME 2014 Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, June 9-13, 2014, Detroit, MI, Paper No. MSEC2014-4208

                                                            2012

Journal Papers:

  1. Huang, W. and Kovacevic, R., “Development of a Real-time Laser-based Machine Vision System to  

Monitor and Control Welding Processes”, the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Techology, DOI:10.1007/s00170-012-3902-0, 2012

2.   Ma, J., Kong, F., and Kovacevic, R., “Finite-Element Thermal Analysis of Laser Welding of Galvanized High-strength Steel in a Gap-Free Lap Joint Configuration and its Experiemntal Verification”,  the Journal of Materials and Design, 36(2012) 348-358, doi:10.1016/j.matdes.2011.11.027, 2012

3.   Fortier, A. and Kovacevic, R., “Internal Microstructure Investigation of Tin Whisker Growth using FIB Technology”, the IEEE, Journal of Electronic Materials, Vol 41, Issue 8, 2012, pp. 2029, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11664-012-2065-y

4.   Balu, P., Kong, F., and Kovacevic, R.,”Parametric Study on a Coaxial Multi-material Powder Flow in Laser-based Powder Deposition Process”, the Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 212 (2012) 1598-1610, doi:10.1016/j.matprotec.2012.02.020.

5.   Kong, F., Ma, J., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Real-Time Monitoring of Laser Welding of Galvanized High-strength Steel in Lap Joint Configuration”, the Optics & Laser Technology,

      http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optlasrec.2012.03.003, Vol. 44, Issue 7, October 2012, pp. 2186-2196

6.   Santhanakrishnan, S., and Kovacevic, R., “Hardness Prediction in Multi-pass Direct Diode Laser Heat Treatment by On-line Surface Temperature Monitoring”, the Journal of Materials Processing Technology, doi:10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2012.06.002, 212 (2012), 2261-2271

7.   Asgharifar, M., Kong, F., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “An Experimental and Numerical Study of Effect of Textured Surface by Arc Discharge on Strength of Adhesively Bonded Joints”, the Journal of Mechanics Engineering and Automation, Vol. 2, No. 4, 2012.

8.   Joshi, G., Duan, Y., Neidigh, J., Koike, M., Chahine, G., Kovacevic, R., Okabe, T., and Griggs, J., “Fatigue Testing of Electron Beam Melting ® Ti6Al4V ELI Alloy for Dental Implants”,  the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B, 2012: 00B:000-000

9.    Baldridge, T., Poling, G., Foroozmehr, E., Kovacevic, R., Metz, T., Kadekar, V., and Gupta, M.C., “Laser Cladding of Inconel 690 on Inconel 600 Supperalloy for Corosion Protection in Nuclear Applications”, accepted for the Optics and Lasers in Engineering.

10.  Balu, P. and Kovacevic, R., “Finite Element Modeling of Heat Transfer in Single and Multilayered Deposits of Ni-WC Produced by the Laser-based Powder Deposition Process”, the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, DOI:10.1007/S00170-012-4710-2, 10(2) 2012, pp. 180-184

Conference Papers:

1.   Asgharifar, M., Abramovitch, J., Kong, F., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Wettability Enhancement of Aluminum Alloys via Plasma Arc Discharge”, the Proc. of  the ASME 2012 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, MSEC2012, June 4-8, 2012, Norte Dame, IN, MSEC2012-7331

2.   Anago, J., Kong, F., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “A Comprehensive Model for Predicting Fatigue Life of Laser Welded Lap Joint of Galvanized High-strength Steel as a Function of Residual Stresses”, presented at the IMECE, 2012, Paper#88318, Nov. 9-15, 2012, Houston, TX

3.   Liu, S., Kong, F., and Kovacevic, R., “Investigation of Gas-powder Flow in Cladding by Hollow Laser Beam”, presented at  the IMECE, 2012, Paper#89573, Nov. 9-15, 2012, Houston, TX

4.   Jamshidinia, M., Kong, F., and Kovacevic, R., “Numerical Analysis of Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Electron Beam Melting of Ti-6Al-4V”, presented at the IMECE, 2012, Paper #89440. Nov. 9-15, 2012, Houston, TX

5.   Harooni, M., Kong, F., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Mitigation of Pore Generation in Laser Welding of Magnesium Alloy AZ31B in Lap Joint Configuration”, presented at the IMECE 2012, Paper # 89073, Nov. 9-15, 2012, Houston, TX

6.   Harooni, M., Kong, F., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Optimization of Laser Welding Parameters of ZEK100 Magnesium Alloy in Lap Joint Configuration”, Paper #3711, presented at the ICALEO 2012 Conference, Sept. 2-27, 2012, Anaheim, CA

7.   Kong, F., Ma, J., Levert, E., and Kovacevic, R., “Feasibility Study of Laser Welding with Feeding Wire for Narrow-Gap Butt Jointed Thick Plates of High-strength Steel”, presented at the 2012 Annual Assembly of International Institute of Welding, Commission IV – Power Bem Processing, Denver, CO, July 9-11, 2012.

8.   Davis, W. and Kovacevic, R., “Experimental Comparison of Infrared Surface Texturing using a Diode-pumped Laser and Fiber Laser”, in Lasers, Sources, and Related Photonic Devices, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2012), Paper JTh2A.30 

Book Chapters:

1.   Kong, F. and Kovacevic, R., “Development of Comprehensive Process Model for Hybrid Laser-arc Welding”, in the book “Welding Processes”, ISBN 979-953-307-1089-4, InTech, Ed. by R. Kovacevic, http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/45850

2.   Ma, J., Kong, F., and Kovacevic, R., “Mitigating Zinc Vapor Induced Weld Defects in laser Welding of Galvanized High-Strength Steel by Using Veriable Supplementary Means”, the book “Welding Processes”, ISBN 979-953-307-1089-4, InTech, Ed. by. R. Kovacevic, http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/53562