Journal Publications


2015

Journal Papers:

  1. Jamshidinia, M and Kovacevic, R., “The Influence of Heat Accumulation on the Surface Roughness in Powder-bed Additive Manufacturing”, the Journal of Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, a Special issue, Article No. STMP-100037.R2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/2051-672X/3/1/013003
  2. Liu, W., Ma, J., Atabaki, M., and Kovacevic, R., “Joining of Advanced High-strength Steel to Al 6061 Alloy by Using Fe/Al Structural Transition Joint”, the Journal of Materials and Design, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.12.028 , 68 (2015), 146-157
  3. Harooni, M., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Two-pass Laser Welding of AZ31B Magnesium Alloy”, the Journal of Materials Processing Technology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2014.08.028, 216 (2015) 114-122
  4. Liu, W., Ma, J., Atabaki, M., and Kovacevic, R., “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Laser Hot-wire Welding”, the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-014-6756-9
  5. Liu, W., Ma, J., Kong, F., Liu, Sh., and Kovacevic, R., “Numerically Modeling and Experimentally Verification of Residual Stresses in Autogenous Laser Welding of High-strength Steel”, the Journal of Lasers in Manufacturing and Materials Processing, (2015) 2:24 – 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40516-015-0005-4
  6. Liu, W., Ma, J., Atabaki, M., Pillai, R., Kumar, B., Vasudevan, U., Sreshta, D., and Kovacevic, R., “Hybrid Laser-Arc Welding of 17-4 PH Martensitic Stainless Steel”, the Journal of Lasers in Manufacturing and Materials Processing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40516-015-0007-2
  7. Farahmand, P. and Kovacevic, R., “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Laser Cladding Assisted with an Induction Heater (LCAIH) of Ni-60%WC Coating”, the Journal of Materials Processing Technology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matprotec.2015.02.026, 222(2015) 244-258
  8. Farahmand, P., McGregor, M, Frosell, T., and Kovacevic, R., “Comparative Study of the Slurry Erosion Behavior of Laser Cladded Ni-WC Composite Coating Modified by Nanocrystalline WC and La2O3”, accepted for the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  9. Liu, Sh., Lui, W., and Kovacevic, R., “Experimental Investigation of Laser Hot-wire Cladding”, the Journal of Engineering Manufacture, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954405415578722
  10. Atabaki, M., Ma, J., Liu, W. and Kovacevic, R., “Hybrid Laser/Arc Welding of Advanced High Strength Steel to Aluminum Alloy by Using structural Transition Insert”, the Journal of Materials and Design, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2015.03.022, 75(2015) pp. 120-135

Conference Papers

  1. Jamshidinia, M., Sadek, A., Kelly, Sh., and Kovacevci, R., “Development of an Optimized Heat Treatment Procedure for ti-6Al-4V Plates Produced by Electron Beam melting (EBM)”, accepted for the Materials Science & Technology 2015.

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, 58(2014) 390-401
  4. Harooni, M., Carlson, B., Strohmeier, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Pore Formation Mechanism in Laser Welding of Magnesium Alloy AZ31B in Lap Joint Configuration”, 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 Manufacturing Letter, 2(2014) 26-29, 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-Compatible 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/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/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/10.1016/j.optlestec.2014.04.016 63(2014) 154-168
  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/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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-014-6041-y 74(2014) 867-878
  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/10.1016/j.optlastec.2014.06.002, 64 (2014) 363-376
  16. 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optlastec.2013.08.018 56 (2014) 247-255
  17. Liu, W., Ma, J., Yang, G., and Kovacevic, R., “Hybrid Laser/Arc Welding of Advanced High-strength Steel”, the Journal of Materials Processing Technology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2014.06.018, 214(12), 2014, pp. 2823-2833
  18. 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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes , 2014.08.011
  19. Atabaki, M., Nikodinovski, M., Chenier, P., Ma, J., Harooni, M., and Kovacevic, R., “Welding of Aluminum Alloys to Steels: An Overview”, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/jmsp-2014-0007, the Journal of Manufacturing Science and Production, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 59-78, 2014
  20. Farahmand, P., Kovacevic, R., “Parametric Study and Multi-response Optimization of Laser Cladding AISI H13 using High Power Direct Diode Laser”, the Journal of Lasers in Manufacturing and Materials Processing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40516-014-0001-0, (2014), Vol. 1, pp. 1-20
  21. Farahmand, P., Liu, Sh., Zhang, Z., and Kovacevic, R., “Laser Cladding assisted by Induction Heating of Ni-WC Composite Enhanced by Nano-WC and La2O3”, the Ceramics International, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2014.06.097, 40 (2014) 15421 – 15438
  22. Atabaki, M., Ma, J., Liu, W., and Kovacevic, R., “Pore Formation and Its Mitigation During Hybrid Laser/Arc Welding of Advanced High Strength Steel”, the Journal of Materials and Design, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.10.072

Book Chapter:

  1. Warton, J., Dwivedi, R., and Kovacevic, R., “Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Alloys – An Architectural Case”, presented at the RobArch2014, published in W. McGee and M. Ponce de Leon (Eds.), Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design 2014, http://dx.doi.org/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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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,
  5. 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
  6. Warton, J. and Kovacevic, R., “Additive Manufacturing, Assemblage, and Material Agencies”, accepted for the Texas Society of Architects’ The 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, http://dx.doi.org/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, 62(2013) 18-28, http://dx.doi.org/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, 28(2013)173-182 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10426914.2012.677908
  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, (2013) Vol. 68, pp: 2419-2430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-013-4859-3
  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, http://dx.doi.org/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, Vol. 48, Issue 7, 2013, pp. 437 - 445 http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309324713496085
  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, (2013) 57: 693-699 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40194-013-0068-9
  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, 22(2013), pp: 3398-3413, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11665-013-06201
  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
  11. Baldridge, T., Poling, G., Foroozmehr, E., Kovacevic, R., Metz, T., Kadekar, V., and Gupta, M.C., “Laser Cladding of Inconel 690 on Inconel 600 Superalloy for Corrosion Protection in Nuclear Applications”, the Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 51(2013) 180-184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optlaseng.2012.08.006
  12. 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, 2013: 101B: pp. 124-130, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.32825

Conference Papers

  1. Farahmand, P., Balu, P., Kong, F., and Kovacevic, R., “Investigation of Thermal Cycle and Hardness Distribution in the Laser Cladding of 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 Laser/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 Technology,  2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-012-3902-0
  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 Experimental Verification”, the Journal of Materials and Design, 36(2012) 348-358, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2011.11.027 
  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, http://dx.doi.org/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, 212 (2012), 2261-2271, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2012.06.002
  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. 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, 10(2) 2012, pp. 180-184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/S00170-012-4710-2

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 Different Supplementary Means”, the book “Welding Processes”, ISBN 979-953-307-1089-4, InTech, Ed. by. R. Kovacevic, http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/53562

2011

Journal Papers:

  1. Yang, S., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Laser Welding of High-strength Galvanized Steels in a Gap-free Lap Joint Configuration under Different Shielding Conditions”, The Welding Journal – Welding Research Supplement, January 2011, Vol. 90, pp. 8-s – 18s.
  2. Huang, W. and Kovacevic, R., “A Laser-based Vision System for Weld Quality Inspection”, Sensors 2011, 11, pp. 506-522, ISBN 1424-8220, pp. 596-522 http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s110100506
  3. Kong, F., Ma, J., and Kovacevic, R., “Numerical and Experimental Study of Thermally Induced Residual Stresses in the Hybrid Laser-GMAW Process”, the the Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 211(2011) pp. 1102-1111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2011.01
  4. Huang, W., and Kovacevic, R., “A Neural Network and Multiple Regression Method for the Characterization of the Depth of Weld Penetration in Laser Welding based on Acoustic Signatures”, the Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Vol. 22, Issue 2(2011), pp. 131. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007s10845-009-0267-9
  5. Santhanskrishnan, S., and Kovacevic, R., “An Experimentally-based Thermo-kinetic Hardening Model for High Power Direct Diode Laser Cladding”, the Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 211 (2011) pp. 1247-1259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matprotec.2011.02.006
  6. Foroozmehr, E. and Kovacevic, R., “Modeling of the Effect of Path Planning on Thermo-Kinetic Evaluations in Laser Powder Deposition Process”, The Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 42A, July 2011, pp. 1907-1918, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11661-010-0561-3
  7. Koike, M., Martinez, K., Guo, L., Chahine, G., Kovacevic, R., and Okabe, T., “Evaluation of Titanium Alloy Fabricated using Electron Beam Melting System for Dental Applications, the Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 211(8): 1400-1408
  8. 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 Experimental Verification”, the Journal of Materials and Design, 36 (2011), pp. 348-358, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2011.11.027