Journal Papers on Abrasive Waterjet

Journal Papers on Adhesive Bonding

Journal Papers on Electrical Materials

Journal Papers on Electron Beam Melting

Journal Papers on Friction Stir Welding

Journal Papers on Laser Cladding

Journal Papers on Laser Heat Treatment

Journal Papers on Laser Materials Processing

Journal Papers on Laser Welding

Journal Papers on Sensing

Journal Papers on Waterjet

Journal Papers on Welding

Patents



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) 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

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

      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) 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) 66-76.

 

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

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

10.  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

11.  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

12.  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

13.  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,

      http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2013.12.022

14.  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,

15.  Asgarifar, M., Kong, F., Carlson, B., and Kovacevic, R., “Wettability Characterization and Adhesion Enchancement of Arc-Treated Surface of Aluminum Alloys”, the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, DOI:10.10007/s00170-013-5561-1

16.  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

 

            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 Mechnical Engneering 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 Configurtaion”, 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, Procedings Vol. 12, pp. 163 – 171.

5.   Warton, J., Dwivedi, R., and Kovacevic, R., “Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Alloys – An Architectual Case”, accepted for the RobArch2014.

6.   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.  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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2012.10.019

11.  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

 

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