University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
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Tom Chase Publications

Journal Papers

1. Tu, Haink C., Rannow, Michael B., Wang, Meng, Li, Perry Y., Chase, Thomas R., and Van de Ven, James D., 2012, “Design, Modeling, and Validation of a High-Speed Rotary Pulse-Width-Modulation On/Off Hydraulic Valve”, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 134, No. 6, Paper #061002.

2. Michael, D. G., et al. (including T. R.Chase), 2008, “The Magnetized Steel and Scintillator Calorimeters of the MINOS Experiment”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Vol. 596, No. 2, pp. 190-228.

3. Michael, D. G., et al. (including T. R. Chase), 2006, “Observation of Muon Neutrino Disappearance with the MINOS Detectors in the NuMI Neutrino Beam”, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 97, No. 19, article #191801.

4. Adamson, P., et al. (including T. R. Chase), 2006, “First observations of separated atmospheric νµ and ν µ events in the MINOS detector”, Physical Review D (Particles and Fields), Vol. 73, No. 7, article #072002.

5. Chase, Thomas R., 2006, “A Note on the Waldron Construction for Transmission Angle Rectification”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 128, No. 2, pp. 509-512.

6. Langlais, T. E., Vogel, J. H., and Chase, T. R., 2003, “Multiaxial Cycle Counting for Critical Plane Methods”, International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 25, No. 7, pp. 641-647.

7. Adamson, P., et al. (including T. R. Chase), 2002, “The MINOS Scintillator Calorimeter System”, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 861-863.

8. Adamson, P., Alner, J., Anderson, B., Chase, T., Dervan, P. J., Durkin, T., Falk, E., Harris, P. G., Michael, D. G., Morse, R., Nichol, R., Saakyan, R., Smith, C., Smith, P. N., Thomas, J., Webb, R., and White, R. F., 2002, “The MINOS Light Injection Calibration System”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 492/3, pp. 325-343.

9. Niebur, G. L., and Chase, T. R., 2002, “A Grammar Driven Data Translation System for Computer Integrated Manufacturing”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 124, No. 1, pp. 136-142.

10. Holte, J. E., Chase, T. R., and Erdman, A. G., 2001, “Approximate Velocities in Mixed Exact-Approximate Position Synthesis of Planar Mechanisms”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 123, No. 3, pp. 388-394.

11. Gu, H., Chase, T. R., Cheney, D., Bailey, T., and Johnson, D., 2001, “Identifying, Correcting and Avoiding Errors in CAD Models Which Affect Interoperability”, ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 156-166.

12. Border, P., Cushman, P., Heller, K., Maxam, D., Nelson, J. K., Ruddick, K., Rusack, R., Schwienhorst, R., Berg, T., Chase, T., Hansen, M., Bower, C., Hatcher, R., Heinz, R., Miller, L., and Mufson, S., 2001, “A Large Liquid Scintillator Detector for a Long Baseline Neutrino Oscillation Experiment”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 463, Nos. 1-2, pp. 194-204.

13. Holte, Jennifer E., Chase, T. R., and Erdman, A. G., 2000, “Mixed Exact-Approximate Position Synthesis of Planar Mechanisms”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 122, no. 3, pp. 278-286.

14. Ling, Z.-K., and Chase, T. R., 1996, “A Priori Geometric Design of an Interference Free Complex Planar Mechanism”, Mechanism and Machine Theory, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 513-524.

15. Ling, Z.-K., and Chase, T. R., 1996, “Generating the Swept Area of a Body Undergoing Planar Motion”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 118, no. 2, pp. 186-192.

16. Mirth, J. A., and Chase, T. R., 1995, “Circuit Rectification for Four Precision Position Synthesis of Four-Bar and Watt Six-Bar Linkages”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 117, no. 4, pp. 612-619.

17. Mirth, J. A., and Chase, T. R., 1995, “Circuit Rectification for Four Precision Position Synthesis of Stephenson Six-Bar Linkages”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 117, no. 4, pp. 644-646.

18. Chase, T. R., and Mirth, J. A., 1993, “Circuits and Branches of Single-Degree-of-Freedom Planar Linkages”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 115, No. 2, pp. 223-230.

19. Mirth, J. A., and Chase, T. R., 1993, “Circuit Analysis of Watt Chain Six-Bar Mechanisms”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 115, No. 2, pp. 214-222.

20. Boutaghou, Zine-Eddine and Chase, Thomas R., 1991, “Formulas for Generating Prescribed Residual Stress Distributions in Center-Wound Rolls”, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 836-840.

21. Chase, T. R., and Fang, W. E., 1991, “Order Rectification for Complex Number Based Burmester Curves”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 113, No. 3, pp. 239-247.

22. Chase, T. R., Erdman, A. G., and Marier, G., 1991, “Design of an Improved Variable-Sheave V-Belt Drive”, Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 579-592.

23. Chase, T. R., Erdman, A. G., and Riley, D. R., 1987, “Triad Synthesis for Up to Five Design Positions with Application to the Design of Arbitrary Planar Mechanisms”, ASME Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions, and Automation in Design, Vol. 109, No. 4, pp. 426-434.

24. Chase, T. R., Erdman, A. G., and Riley, D. R., 1985, “Improved Centerpoint Curve Generation Techniques for Four Precision Position Synthesis Using the Complex Number Approach”, ASME Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions, and Automation in Design, Vol. 107, No. 3, pp. 370-376.

Other Journal Publications

1. Erdman, A. G. and Chase, T. R., 1985, "New Software Synthesizes Complex Mechanisms," Machine Design, Vol. 57, No. 19, pp. 107-113.

Educational Materials

1. “Solar Vehicle Project: Mechanical Systems Notes”:, Revised Jan. 2002 (228 pages).

2. “Designing Stable Three Wheeled Vehicles With Applications to Solar Powered Racing Cars”, Invited Working Paper for Sunrayce Organizers for distribution to all teams, Oct. 1995, Revised May 1996.

3. ORSYSTEM User's Manual, Fall 1979, 141 pages (with J.P. Pouplard and D. Pierro).

4. “Time Response: A Basic Orientation,” Linkage Design Monographs, (A.H. Soni, Ed.) Paper No. 27, Final Report, NSF GK-36624, 1976.

5. “An Overview of the Complete Mechanism Design Process,” (with A.G. Erdman and W.L. Carson), Linkage Design Monographs, (A.H. Soni, Ed.) Paper No. 1, Final Report, NSF GS-36624, 1976.