University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
http://www.me.umn.edu/

Arthur Erdman Publications

"Kinematic Synthesis of Geared Linkages;" with G. N. Sandor, R. E. Kaufman, et al.); Proceedings of Applied Mechanisms Conference; Stillwater, Oklahoma, Journal of Mechanisms, Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring 1970; Rev. Roum. Sci. Tech. - Mec. Appl., Tome 15, No. 4.

"Kinematic Synthesis of a Geared Five-Bar Function Generator;" with G. N. Sandor; ASME Journal of Engineering for Industry, Vol. 93, Ser. B., No. 1, pp. pp. 11-16; February 1971.

"Synthesis of a Geared N-Bar Linkage;" with D. A. Dimarogonas and G. N. Sandor; ASME Journal of Engineering for Industry, Vol. 93, Ser. B., No. 1, pp. 157-164; February 1971.

"Kineto-Elastodynamics - A Review of the State of the Art and Trends;" with G. N. Sandor; Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 7, pp. 19-33; Spring 1972.

"A General Method for Kineto-Elastodynamic Analysis and Synthesis of Mechanisms;" with G. N. Sandor and R. G. Oakberg; ASME Paper No. 71-WZ/DE-6; ASME Journal of Engineering for Industry, Vol. 94, Ser. B., No. 4, pp. 1193-1205; November 1972.

"An Approximate Method for the Dynamic Analysis of Elastic Linkages;" with A. Midha and D. Frohrib; presented at the Design Engineering Technical Conference; Montreal, Canada; September 26-29, 1976; of the ASME; ASME Journal of Engineering for Industry, Vol. 90, Ser. B., No. 2, pp. 449-455; May 1977.

"Effects of Rotational Jaw Growth on the Occlusion and Profile;" with R. J. Isaacson, R. J. Zapfel, and F. W. Worms; American Journal of Orthodontics, Vol. 72, No. 3, pp. 276-286; September 1977.

"Kinematics of Jaw Growth," with R. Isaacson and B. Hultgren, ASME Paper No. 77-WA/BIO-15; 1977 ASME Bioengineering Symposium Volume; Journal of Biomechanical Engineering; 1977.

"Mechanics, Growth, and Class II Corrections;" with B. Hultgren, R. Isaacson, and F. Worms; American Journal of Orthodontics, Fall 1978.

"Finite Element Approach to Mathematical Modeling of High-Speed Elastic Linkages;" with A. Midha and D. Frohrib; Mechanism and Machine Theory Journal; Vol. 13, pp. 603-618; 1978.

"A Closed-Form Numerical Algorithm for the Periodic Response of High-Speed Elastic Linkages;" with A. Midha and D. Frohrib; ASME Journal of Mechanical Design; Vol. 101, No. 1, pp. 154-162; January 1979.

"A Computationally Efficient Numerical Algorithm for the Transient Response of High-Speed Elastic Linkages;" with A. Midha and D. Frohrib; ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 101, No. 1, pp. 138-148; January 1979.

"Biomechanical Properties of Human Carpal Ligaments," with J. K. Mayfield, W. J. Williams, W. J. Dahlof, M. A. Wallrich, W. A. Kleinhenz, and N. R. Moody; Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the ORS, San Francisco, California; February 1979; Also, Orthopedic Transactions 3:143, 1979.

"Three and Four Precision Point Kinematic Synthesis of Planar Linkages;" Proceedings of the Kinematic Geometry of Mechanisms Workshop; Sydney, Australia; June 11, 1979.

"On the Existence of Circle-Point and Center-Point Circles for Three Precision Point Dyad Synthesis;" with R. Loerch and G. N. Sandor; ASME Journal of Mechanical Design; Vol. 101, No. 4; pp. 554-562; October 1979.

"Kinematic and Kinetic Analysis of the Human Wrist by Stereoscopic Instrumentation;" with J. Mayfield, F. Dorman, M. Wallrich, and B. Dahlof; ASME 1978 Advances in Bioengineering, p. 79082; ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering; Vol. 101, pp. 124-133; 1979.

"The Scapholunate Joint:  New Insights into Chronic Instability and Reconstruction;" with J. K. Mayfield and J. H. House; 26th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand; Atlanta, Georgia; February 1980; to be published in Orthopaedics Transactions.

"Growth Contributions to Class II Corrections Based on Mandibular Morthology;" with R. Isaacson, B. Hultgren, and F. Worms; American Journal of Orthodontics; Vol. 78, No. 3, pp. 310-320; 1980.

"Three and Four Precision Point Kinematic Synthesis of Planar Linkages;" Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 16, pp. 227-245; 1981.

"Computer Graphics and Computer Aided Design in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota;" with D. R. Riley; Computers in Education; Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 229-243; Summer 1981.

"Type and Dimensional Synthesis of Casement Window Mechanisms;" with E. Nelson, J. Peterson, and J. Bowen; ASME Paper No. 80-DET-78; Beverly Hills, California; October, 1980; selected as a feature article for Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 103, No. 12, December 1981, pp. 46-55.

"The Role of Kinematics in Orthodontics;" with D. Rekow, F. Worms, R. J. Isaacson, and B. Hultgren; 1st ASME International Conference on Medical Devices and Sporting Equipment; San Francisco, California; August 18-21, 1980; accepted for publication in ASME Journal of Mechanical Design; 1981.

"Kinematic Analysis of Rowing and Rowing Simulators;" with K. R. Struble and L. J. Stoner; 1st ASME International Conference on Medical Devices and Sporting Equipment; San Francisco, California; August 18-21, 1980; accepted for publication in ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 1981.

"New Complex Number Form of the Cubic of Stationary Curvature in a Computer Oriented Treatment of Planar Path-Curvature Theory for Higher-Pair Rolling Contact;" with G. N. Sandor, E. Raghavacharyulu, and L. Hunt; ASME Paper No. 80-DET-90; ASME Journal of Mechanical Design; Vol. 104, pp. 233-238; 1981.

"New Complex Number Form of the Euler-Savory Equation in a Computer-Oriented Treatment of Planar Path-Curvature Theory for Higher-Pair Rolling Contact;" with G. N. Sandor, E. Raghavacharyulu, and L. Hunt; ASME Paper No. 80-DET-89; ASME Journal of Mechanical Design; Vol. 104, pp. 233-238; 1981.

"Coriolis Acceleration Analysis in Planar Mechanisms--A Complex Number Approach;" with G. N. Sandor and E. Raghavacharyulu; Mechanism and Machine Theory; Vol. 1, No. 6, pp. 405-415; 1982.

"The Hinge Axis Transfer Procedure:  A Three-Dimensional Error Analysis," with J. Schulte and D. Rooney, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 247-251, 1984.

"Introduction to an Expert System's Approach to Type Synthesis," with T. Thompson and D. Riley, Proceedings of the Eighth Applied Mechanisms Conference, Paper No. 34, September 1983, and accepted for publication in Mechanism and Machine Theory Journal, Fall 1984.

"A Systematic Procedure for Type Synthesis of Mechanisms With Literature Review," with D. Olson and D. Riley, Proceedings of the Eighth Applied Mechanisms Conference, Paper No. 47, September 1983, Mechanism and Machine Theory Journal, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 285-296, Spring 1985.

"Double-Valued Solutions of the Euler-Savory Equation and Its Centerpoint in Bobillier's Construction," with G. N. Sandor and E. Raghavacharyulu, Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 20, No. 2, 1985, pp. 145-148.

"An Algorithm for Automatic Sketching of Planar Kinematic Chains," with D. Olson, D. Riley, and T. Thompson, ASME Paper No. 84-DET-108, Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions, and Automation in Design, ASME Transactions, Vol. 107, pp. 106-111, March 1985.

"Computer-Aided Design of Mechanisms:  1984 and Beyond," Mechanism and Machine Theory Journal, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 245-250, Spring 1985.

"Integrated CAD of Mechanisms," with W. Mittelstadt and D. Riley, Mechanism and Machine Theory Journal, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 303-312, Spring 1985.

"Three-Dimensional Analysis of Cusp Travel During a Nonworking Mandibular Movement," with J. Schulte, S. Wang, and G. Anderson, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Vol. 53, No. 6, June 1985, pp. 839-843.

"Working Condylar Movement and Its Effects on Posterior Occlusal Morthology," with J. Schulte, S. Wang, and G. Anderson, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Vol. 54, No. 1, July 1985, pp. 118-121.

"Improved Centerpoint Curve Generation Techniques for Four-Precision Position Synthesis Using the Complex Number Approach," with T. Chase and D. Riley, ASME Paper No. 84-DET-110, Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions, and Automation in Design, ASME Transactions, Vol. 107, September 1985, pp. 370-6.

"Treatment-Induced Errors in Occlusion Following Orthognothic Surgery," with E. Rekow, F. Worms, and M. Speidel, American Journal of Orthodontics, Vol. 88, No. 5, November 1985, pp. 425-432, and abstracted in 1987 Yearbook of Medicine.

"Comparison Between Two Theories of Plasticity," with J. H. Chiou and J. D. Lee, International Journal of Computers and Structures, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 23-27, 1986.

“The Minnesota CAD/CAM System for Automating Production of Dental Restorations,” with D. Rekow, Practice in Prosthodontics (Japan), Vol. 20, No. 5, September 1987.

"Development of Knowledge Base for Designing Linkage-Type Dwell Mechanisms; Part 1:  Theory," with S. Kota and D. Riley, ASME Paper No. 86-DET-47, ASME Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions, and Automation in Design, Vol. 109, No. 3, September 1987, pp. 308-315.

"Development of Knowledge Base for Designing Linkage-Type Dwell Mechanisms; Part 2:  Applications," with S. Kota and D. Riley, ASME Paper No. 86-DET-48, ASME Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions, and Automation in Design, Vol. 109, No. 3, September 1987, pp. 316-321.

"Formulation of Dimensional Synthesis Procedures for Complex Planar Linkages," with D. Olson and D. Riley, ASME Paper No. 86-DET-58, ASME Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions, and Automation in Design, Vol. 109, No. 3, September 1987, pp. 322-328.

"Dimensional Synthesis of Planar Triad:  Motion Generation with Prescribed Timing for Six Precision Positions," with C. Lin, Proceedings of the 9th Applied Mechanisms Conference, October 28-30, 1985, Kansas City, Missouri, Vol. 2, Paper IV.B-II, and Mechanism and Machine Theory Journal, Fall 1987.

"Triad Synthesis for Up to Five Design Positions with Application to the Design of Arbitrary Planar Mechanisms," with T. Chase and D. Riley, ASME Paper No. 86-DET-86, ASME Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions, and Automation in Design, Vol. 109, No. 4, December 1987, pp. 426-434.

"Dwell Linkages--Representative Models for Quick Practical Solutions," with S. Kota and D. Riley, Trends and Developments in Mechanisms, Machines, and Robotics--1988, DE-Vol. 15-2, pp. 91-101, accepted by ASME Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions, and Automation in Design.

"A Network Based Expert System for Intelligent Design of Mechanisms," with S. Kota, D. Riley, A. Esterline, and J. Slagle, AIEDAM Journal (Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis, and Manufacturing), Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 17-32, 1988.

"Mechanism Synthesis Using the Workstation Environment," with W. C. Barris, S. Kota, and D. Riley, Computer Graphics and Applications, March 1988, pp. 39-50.

"MINN-DWELL:  Computer Aided Design and Analysis of Linkage-Type Dwell Mechanisms," with S. Kota and D. R. Riley, Proceedings of the 1987 ASME Computers in Engineering Conference and Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 23, No. 6, 1988, pp. 423-434.

"Analysis of a High-Speed Flexible Four-Bar Linkage. Part I:  Formulation and Solution," with F. W. Liou, Advanced Topics in Vibrations, ASME Pub. DE-Vol. 8, September 1987, pp. 128-138.  And in Journal of Vibration, Acoustics, Stress, and Reliability in Design, Vol. 111, No. 1, January 1989, pp. 35-41.

"Analysis of a High-Speed Flexible Four-Bar Linkage. Part II: Analytical and Experimental Results on the Apollo," with F. W. Liou, Advanced Topics in Vibrations, ASME Pub. DE-Vol. 8, September 1987, pp. 139-146.  And in Journal of Vibration, Acoustics, Stress, and Reliability in Design, Vol. 111, No. 1, January 1989, pp. 42-47.

"Experimental Motion Analysis of a High-Speed Mechanism System Using a High-Speed Camera and Digital Image Technique," with F. W. Liou, Proceedings of the 10th OSU Applied Mechanisms Conference, Vol. 3, Session 8C, December 1987, Mechanism and Machine Theory Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 257-66, 1989. 

"Singular Conditions and Solutions of the Standard Triad Displacement Equation," with C.-S. Lin, Trends and Developments in Mechanisms, Machines, and Robotics--1988, DE-Vol. 15-1, pp. 371-377, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 112, No. 4, December 1990, pp. 457-465. 

"Validity of Trauma Reporting in the Agricultural Community," with S.G. Gerberich, R.W. Gibson, P.D. Gunderson, L.J. Melton, L.R. French, C. Renier, J.A. True, P. Carr, and J.M. Elkington, Journal of Occupational Accidents, 12:200, 1990. 

"Injury Surveillence in Agriculture," with P. Gunderson, S.G. Gerberich, R. Gibson, S. Adlis, P. Carr, J.M. Elkington, L.R. French, L.J. Melton, and J. True, American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 18:169-178, 1990. 

"Topological Analysis of Single-Degree-of-Freedom Planetary Gear Trains," with D. Olson and D. Riley, Trends and Developments in Mechanisms, Machines, and Robotics--1988, DE-Vol. 15-1, pp. 125-131; and Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 113, No. 1, March 1991, pp. 10-16. 

Sensitivity Distribution in the Synthesis Solution Space of Four-Bar Linkages," with S. Faik, Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 113, No. 1, March, 1991, pp. 3-9. 

"Computer Aided Design of an Improved Variable-Sheave V-Belt Drive," with T. Chase and G. Marier, Proceedings of the 10th OSU Applied Mechanisms Conference, December 1987, Mechanism and Machine Theory Journal, Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 579-592, 1991. 

"CAD/CAM for Dental Restorations: Some of the Curious Challenges," with D. Rekow, D. Riley, and B. Klamecki, IEEE Special Issue on Biomedical Engineering in Dentistry, Vol. 38, Issue 4, pp. 314-18, April, 1991.

"A Knowledge-Based Dwell Mechanism Assistant Designer," with D. Rosen and D. Riley, Trends and Developments in Mechanisms, Machines, and Robotics--1988, DE-Vol. 15-1, pp. 133-140 and ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 113, pp. 205-212, September, 1991. 

"Dynamic Analysis of a Motor-Gear-Mechanism System," with F. W. Liou and C. S. Lin, First International Applied Mechanical Systems Design Conference, pp. 69.1-69.9, Nashville, Tennessee, June 1989, Mechanism and Machine Theory Journal, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 239-252, 1991.

"Continuous/Discrete Modeling and Analysis of Elastic Planar Multi-Body Systems," with Z. Boutaghou and K. Tamma, AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, April 2, 1990, Journal of Computers in Structures, Vol. 38, No. 516, pp. 605-613, 1991. 

"A Unified Approach for the Dynamics of Beams Undergoing Arbitary Spatial Motion," with Z. Boutaghou, ASME Vibrations Conference, Montreal, September, and ASME Journal of Vibration and Sound, Vol. 113, pp. 494-502, October 1991. 

"Dynamics of Flexible Beams and Plates Under Large Overall Motions," with Z.-E. Boutaghou, and H.K. Stolarski, Machinery Dynamics and Element Vibrations , Vol. 36, pp. 165-174, 1991 and ASME J. of Applied Mech., DE-Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 991-999, December 1992. 

"Instrumented Spatial Linkages for Anatomical Joint Motion Measurement - Part 1, Design," with S. Kirstukas and J. Lewis, ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 114, February 1992, pp. 92-100 (Abstracted in Applied Mechanics  Reviews  May 1992, Vol. 45, No. 5, Abs. 651). 

"Instrumented Spatial Linkages for Anatomical Joint Motion Measurement - Part 2, Calibration," with S. Kirstukas and J. Lewis, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 114, February 1992, pp. 101-110. 

A Design Methodology for System Parameters Synthesis of Elastic Planar Linkages.  Part I:  Theory," with Z.-E. Boutaghou, Journal of Mechanical Design., Vol. 114, No. 4, pp. 536-541, December 1992.

"A Design Methodology for System Parameters Synthesis of Elastic Planar Linkages.  Part II:  Applications," with Z.-E. Boutaghou, Journal of Mechanical Design., Vol. 114, No. 4, pp. 542-546, December 1992. 

"On Various Nonlinear Rod Theories for the Dynamic Analysis of Multi-Body Systems.  Part I: Formulation," with Z. -E. Boutaghou, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 164, No. 2, pp. 207-223, 1993.

"On Various Nonlinear Rod Theories for the Dynamic Analysis of Multi-Body Systems.  Part II: Applications," with Z. -E. Boutaghou, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 164, No. 2, pp. 224-, 1993.

"Development of Kinematic / Kinetic Performance Tools in Synthesis of Multi-DOF Mechanisms," with M. -Y. Lee and Y. Gutman, ASME Advances in Design Automation, Vol. 2, pp. 291-300, 1991 and, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 115, pp. 462-471, September 1993.

"Kinematic/Kinetic Performance Analysis and Synthesis Measures of Multi-DOF Mechanisms," with M. Lee and Y. Gutman, Proceedings of the 1991 SME Fourth World Conference on Robotics Research, and Mechanism and Machine Theory Journal, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 651-670, 1993. 

"An Energy Based Method for Testing Cushioning Durability of Running Shoes," with John Swigart and Pat Cain, Journal of Applied Biomechanics, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 27-46, February 1993.

"Applications of Kinematic / Kinetic Performance Tools in Synthesis of Multi-DOF Mechanisms," with M.-Y. Lee and Y. Gutman, ASME Advances in Design Automation, Vol. 2, pp. 279-290, 1991, and, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 116, pp. 452-461, June 1994.

"Improved Compatibility Linkages for Planar Dyads, Triads, and Quadriads," with H.P. Davis, T.A. Rodgers, the Journal of Applied Mechanisms and Robotics, 1994.

"Computer-Aided Mechanism Design: Now and the Future," ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 117, Special B, pp. 93-100, June 1995.

“Use of Compatibility Linkages and Solution Structures in the Dimensional Synthesis of Mechanism Components,” with C.S. Lin and B.P. Jia, Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 619-635, 1996.

“A Generalized Performance Sensitivity Synthesis Methodology for Four-Bar Mechanisms,” with M. -Y. Lee and S. Faik, in the Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 34, pp. 1127-1139, 1999.

“An Introduction to Burmester Field Theory,” with J. Mlinar. Paper #DETC 98/Mech-5916, 1998 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Sept. 1998, Atlanta, GA, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 122, pp. 25-30, January 2000.

“Mixed Exact-Approximate Position Synthesis of Planar Mechanisms,” with J. Holte and T. Chase, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 122, No. 3, pp. 278-286, Fall 2000.

“Dynamic Responses of Flexible Linkage Mechanisms with Viscoelastic Constrained Layer Damping Treatment” with Zhang Xianmin, Computers & Structures, Vol. 79, pp. 1265-1274, 2001.

“Robust H∞ Vibration Control for Flexible Linkage Mechanism Systems with Piezoelectric Sensors and Actuators” with X. Zhang, C. Shao, S. Li and D. Xu, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 243, No. 1, pp. 145-155, 2001.

“Approximate Velocities in Mixed Exact-Approximate Position Synthesis of Planar Mechanisms," with J. Holte and T. Chase, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 123, pp. 388-394, Sept. 2001.

“Silicon Fabricated Submicrometer Stepper Motor,” with Peichel, Markus, Rizq, Robbins and Polla, Journal of Microelectro Mechanical Systems, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 154-160, 2002.

 “Experimental Education in New Product Design and Business Development” with R. Cardozo, W. Durfee, A. Ardichvili, C. Adams, M. Hoey, P. Iaizzo, D. Mallick, A. Bar-Cohen, R. Beachy and A. Johnson, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Vol. 19, pp. 4-17, 2002.

“Active Vibration Controller Design and Comparison Study of Flexible Linkage Mechanism Systems” with Zhang Xianmin and Shao Changjian, Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 37, No. 9, pp. 985, 2002.

“Application of Type Synthesis Theory to the Redesign of a Complex Surgical Instruments” with Jonas B. Lim, ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 124, pp. 265-272, June 2002.

“Complex Mode Dynamic Analysis of Flexible Mechanism Systems with Piezoelectric Sensors and Actuators” with Xianmin Zhang, C. Shao and Y. Shen, Multibody Systems Dynamics, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 8, 51-70, 2002.

“Solution Geometry for Planar Dyads and Triad” with J. Mlinar, Special Publication in honor of Bernard Roth, 2003.

“Axial Unloading Therapy Device for Cervical Spine Rehabilitation,” with M.A. Hilse and P. Iaizzo, Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology, 27, No. 5: 207-217, 2003. 

“A Review of Mechanisms Used in Laproscopic Instruments,” with Jonas B. Lim, Journal of Mechanisms and Machine Theory, Vol. 38, 11, 1133-1147, Nov. 2003.

"Design of an MRI Compatible Robotic Stereotactic Device for Minimally Invasive Interventions in the Breast," with B. Larson, N. Tsekos, E. Yacoub, P. Tsekos and I. Koutlas, ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering,  Vol. 126, August 2004, pp 458-465.

"The Sensitivity of Finite Helical Axis Parameters to Temporarily Varying Realistic Motion Utilizing an Idealized Knee Model” with T. Johnson, T. Andriacchi, IMECHE Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Vol. 218, 2004, pp 98-100.

"Synthesis of Linkages for Cataract Surgery: Storage, Folding and Delivery of Replacement Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)," with Paul Loftness, Mechanism and Machine Theory Journal, Vol. 40, Issue 3, March, 2005, pp 331-351.

"A Motorized Microdrive for Recording of Neural Ensembles in Awake Behaving Rats," with R. Venkateswaran, C. Boldt, J. Parthasarthy, B. Ziaie and D. Redish, Special Issue on Medical Devices of the Journal of Biomedical Engineering, Technical Brief, Vol.127, Number 6, November 2005, pp 1035-1040.

“Tissue Characterization for Improved External Penile Occlusive Device Design”, with G. Timm, D. Wulfman, S. Kim, R. Hampton, S. Will, and J. DiCosimo, Special Issue on Medical Devices of the Journal of Biomedical Engineering, Vol.127, Number 6, pp 956 - 963, November 2005.

"Update on M- and K- Circle Theory for Planar Dyads and Triads" with J. Mlinar, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2005.

“A Method for Adjustable Spherical Four-bar Linkage Synthesis,” with Boyang Hong, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2005

“Optimal Placement of Piezoelectric Sensors and Actuators for Controlled Flexible Linkage Mechanisms” with X. Zhang, (in press), ASME  Journal of Vibrations and Acoustics.

“Simultaneous Measurement of Laser Reflection and Transmission of Polyvinylchloride” with Jim Van de Ven, Optical Engineering, v. 45, n. 9. 2006

“Near-Infrared Laser Absorption of Polyvinylchloride at Elevated Temperatures”, with Jim Van de Ven, Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology, 2006,  v. 12, n. 4, p. 166-173.

Produced and published a Christian Music CD “Whispers” with 15 original song compositions, March 2006.

 “Acetylcholine biosensors based on layer-by-layer self-assembled
polymer/nanoparticle ion-sensitive field-effect transistors”, with Yi Liu, and, Tianhong Cui, Sensors and Actuators A 136 Elsevier (2007), pp 540-545.

"Using Voice-Recognition Technology to Eliminate Cardiac Cycle Segmentation in Automated Heart sound Diagnosis” with M. Guion , A. Tewfik  and KP Madhu, IEEE Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology, Vol. 41,  Iss. 2, 2007 pp 157- 164.

“Optimal Placement of Piezoelectric Sensors and Actuators for Controlled Flexible Linkage Mechanisms” with Xianmin Zhang, (in press), ASME Journal of Vibrations and Acoustics.

“Biomedical Assist Devices and New Biominetic Machines – A Short Perspective”, with S. Agrawal and S. Banala, invited Editorial for the special issue of the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design on Design in Nano, Micro, and Biologically Orientated Systems, 2007.

“Design, Build, and Test of a Bobsled Simulator for Olympic Athletes” with Mark Wacker, Troy Nickel and Marie Guion-Johnson, Technical Brief, ASME  Journal of Medical Devices, March, 2007, 7 pages.

"Laser Transmission Welding of Thermoplastics: Part I: Temperature and Pressure Modeling," with Jim Van de Ven, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, accepted February 19, 2007.

"Laser Transmission Welding of Thermoplastics: Part II: Experimental Model Validation," with Jim Van de Ven, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, accepted February 19, 2007.

"Hot Pin Welding of Thin Polyvinyl Chloride Sheet," with JimVan de Ven, Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology, v. 13, n. 2, 2007,  p. 110-115.

"Bridging Gaps in Laser Transmission Welding of Thermoplastics," with Jim Van de Ven, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering,  Vol. 129, No. 6, pp 1011-1018, 2007.

“Computer Simulation of Female Urinary Incontinence” with Yingchung Zhang, Gerry Timm and Rob Sweet, poster accepted for the 7th Design of Medical Devices Conference, April 14, 2008 and published in the ASME Journal of Medical Devices, Page #27547, Vol. 2,  June 2008.

“A Novel Breast Stabilization Device for MRI-Guided Interventions” with Blake Larsen, poster accepted for the 7th Design of Medical Devices Conference, April 14, 2008 and published in the ASME Journal of Medical Devices, Page #27547, Vol. 2, June 2008.

“A Measurement Device for Rotational Stiffness of the Eye” with Thijs R. de Graaf , Sander Schutte, Huib J. Simonsz, Frans C. T. van der Helm and Just Herder, poster in the 7th Design of Medical Devices Conference, April 14, 2008 and published in the ASME Journal of Medical Devices, Page #27506, Vol.2, June 2008.

“The Neural Nanoprobe: Physically decoupling the Neural recording site from the Headstage”, with K. M. Al-Ashmouny, C. Boldt, J. E. Ferguson, A. D. Redish and E. Yoon,  Journal of Medical Devices, June 2009, Vol. 3 Issue 2, page 027524

“Separating Aortic Stenosis from Normal Heart Decision Spaces using a Quadratic Model”, with Marie Johnson, Ahmed Tewfik and KP Madhu, Journal of Medical Devices, June 2009, Vol. 3 Issue 2, page 027531

“Ambulatory Device for Urinary Incontinence Detection in Female Athletes”, with Dan Wang, Gerry Timm, and Ahmed Tewfik, Journal of Medical Devices, June 2009, Vol. 3 Issue 2,  page 027525

“Feasibility of Using a Computer Modeling Approach to Study SUI Induced Landing a Jump”, with Y. Zhang, S. Kim, K Roberts and G. Timm,  Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 37, No. 7, July 2009, pp. 1425-1433.

“Novel Stapling Method and Device for Nasal Surgery” with Ryan Buesseler and David Hom, ASME Journal of Medical Devices, December, 2009, Vol. 3, 041007-1-041007-6

“Acute Effects of Elastic Bands During the Free-Weight Barbell Back Squat Exercise on Velocity, Power and Force Production” with M. Stevenson, J Warpeha, D. Dietz and  R Giveans, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, November 2010 - Volume 24 - Issue 11 - pp 2944-2954

“Novel MEMS stiffness sensor for force and elasticity measurements”, with P. Peng, A.S. Sezen, and R. Rajamani∗, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 158 (2010) 10–17 Elsevier.

“A Process for Design, Verification, Validation, and Manufacture of Medical Devices Using Immersive VR Environments”, with Daniel F. Keefe, Fotis Sotiropoulos, Victoria Interrante, H. Birali Runesha, Dane Coffey, Molly Staker, Chi-Lun Lin, Yi Sun, Iman Borazjani, Trung Le, Nancy Rowe, and Arthur Erdman, ASME Journal of Medical Devices, paper 045002, Vol 4 No 4, December 2010.

“Subject-Specific Pelvic Modeling Approach for Assessing Urethrovaginal Support Function in Women “, with Zhang, Y., Sweet, R.M., and Timm, G.W. Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association. San Francisco, CA. USA, 2010.

“Interactive Slice WIM: Navigating and Interrogating Volume Data Sets Using a Multisurface, Multitouch VR Interface” with D. Coffey, N Malbraaten, T.B. Le, I Borazjani, F Soteropoulos and D. Keefe, IEEE Trans on Visiualation and Computer Graphics, Vol 18, No 10, Oct 2012.

“A Framework for Medical Devices Design Using CAD Synchronization and Remote High-Performance FEA Computing”, with C-L Lin, D, Coffey and D. Keefe, ASME Journal of Medical Devices. Paper # 017577, March, 2012.

“Development and Validation of a Force Sensing Probe for Improved Accuracy of Spinal Surgery”, wit D Nuckley, D. Polly, Jr. and T Pommer, ASME Journal of Medical Devices. Paper # 017595, March, 2012.

“Recommendations for Nanomedicine Human Subjects Research Subjects Oversight: An Evolutionally Approach for an Emerging Field”, with Leili Fatehi, Michael Etheridge, Steve Campbell, Christy Haynes, Susan Wolf, Jeff McCullough, and others, Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol 40:4, pp 716-750, Winter,2012.

“ A Head and Neck Support Device for Inducing Local Hypothermia” with Adam Gladen, Paul A. Iaizzo, John Bischof, Afshin A. Divani, pending publication, 2013.

“Surgical Access System for Frugal Bariatric Surgery”, with M Oura, H, Menchaca, and H Buchwald, ASME Journal of Medical Devices, March 2013.

“Grand Challenge: Applying Regulatory Science and Big Data to Improve the Innovation and Approval Process for Medical Devices”, with D. Keefe and R. Schiestl, IEEE special Issue on Grand Challenges in Life Sciences, March 2013

PAPERS IN REVIEW OR PREPARATION
“A General Approach to Continuous Solution Generation for Dyad and Triad Synthesis using Predictor-Corrector Curve Following Algorithm”, with C. Ho, to be submitted to the Journal of Mechanical Design.

“Real-Time, Multi-channel, 802.11b wireless neural recording system: design and challenges”, with J. Parthasarathy, J. Hogenson, D. Redish and B. Ziaie, in review, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.

“A Novel Surgical Method and Support Device for Translocating Autologous Tissue Grafts to the Sub-Area Centralis: In vivo Porcine Model” With Timothy W. Olsen, George Mathai, Paul Loftness, Shreyes Melkote and David Rosen.

“Computer Aided Mechanism Synthesis: A Historical Perspective”, with Tom Chase and Gary Kinzel, Accepted for the Ken Waldron special publication, Spring 2013.

TEXTBOOKS AND CHAPTERS
Contributed to Chapter on "Stress Analysis of Partial Dentures" in book, Precision Attachments in Dentistry by Baker and Goodkind, C. V. Mosby Company; St. Louis, Missouri; 1979.

"Belt Drives;" with R. Giese; Section of 5th Edition of Encyclopedia of Science and Technology; McGraw-Hill; 1981.

"Facial and Dental Effect of Mandibular Rotation;" with R. J. Isaacson and B. Hultgren; chapter of book Craniofacial Biology; D. S. Carlson, editor; Monograph IV; Center for Human Growth and Development; University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, Michigan; pp. 235-269; 1981.

"Double-Valued Solutions of the Euler-Savory Equation and Its Counterpart in Bobillier's Construction," with G. N. Sandor, one chapter of Recent Developments in Applied Mathematics, Rensselaer Press, 1983, pp. 248-254.

"Computer-Aided Automatic Production of Dental Restorations," with E. Rekow, Proceedings of the Fourth Meeting of the European Society of Biomechanics, Davos, Switzerland, September 1984, and Biomechanics:  Current Interdisciplinary Research, Editors Perrin and Schneider, Martin NcShoff Publisher, The Netherlands, Fall 1985, Chapter 39, pp. 289-294.

"Screw Theory and Its Application to Joint Motion Analysis," with S. Peterson, Proceedings of the Fourth Meeting of the European Society of Biomechanics, Davos, Switzerland, September 1984, and Biomechanics:  Current Interdisciplinary Research, Editors Perrin and Schneider, Martin NcShoff Publisher, The Netherlands, Fall 1985, Chapter 40, pp. 297-302.

"Computer Aids for Mechanism Synthesis and Analysis," with D. Riley, chapter of Computer-Aided Design, Engineering, and Drafting, Volume 1:  Analysis, 2.2.3 S9, Auerbach Publishers, 1985.

"Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing," with D. Riley, Mechanical Design and Systems Handbook, Chapter 16, 2nd edition, Editor H. Rothbart, McGraw-Hill, 1985, 44 pages.

Editor, 1987 Advances in Bioengineering, ASME Publication BED-Vol. 3, DE-Vol. 12, December 1987.

Co-Editor, Biomechanics in Sport--A 1987 Update, with E. D. Rekow and J. Thacker, ASME Publication, December 1987.

"Type Selection of Robot and Gripper Kinematic Topology Using Expert Systems," with T. Thompson and D. Riley, accepted for International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 5, No. 2, Summer 1986, pp. 183-189, and one chapter of Kinematics of Robot Manipulators, edited by J. M. McCarthy, MIT Press, pp. 202-208, 1987. Also in Expert Systems in Engineering, D. T. Pham, editor, IFS Publication Ltd., 1988.

"Computer Aids for Mechanism Synthesis and Analysis," with D. Riley, one chapter of Handbook of Manufacturing Automation and Integration, pp. 459-470, 1989. 

Advanced Mechanism Design:  Analysis and Synthesis, Volume 2; with G. N. Sandor; Prentice-Hall; 670 pages; 1984.

Modern Kinematics:  The First Forty Years, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1993. 

"Representation of Conceptual Mechanical Design Knowledge,” in Mechanical Design: Theory and Methodology, with A. Esterline, M. Arnold and D. Riley, pp. 71-126, M.B. Waldron and K.J. Waldron (eds.), Springer-Verlag, 1996. 

Mechanism Design: Analysis and Synthesis, Volume 1; 4rd Ed., with G. N. Sandor and Sridhar Kota; Prentice-Hall; 665 pages; 1984, 1991, 1997, 2001.

Chapter entitled "Microdevices in Medicine" Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, with D. Polla and R. Rizq et. al., Vol. 2, pp. 551 – 576, 2000.

Chapter entitled “Medical Device Product Development” Medical Device Manufacturing and Technology 2002 – Business Briefing, World Markets Research Centre, July 2002.

“Advanced Finite Element Mesh Model of Female SUI Research During Physical and Daily Activities”, with Y. Zhang, R. Sweet, G. Metzger, D. Burke and G. Timm,  Chapter in Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 17, J.D. Westwood et al. (Eds.), ISO Press, 2009, pp 447- 452.