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University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
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Van de Ven Publications

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES:

Van de Ven, J., 2012, “Soft Switch Lock-Release Mechanism for a Switch-Mode Hydraulic Pump Circuit,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, under review.

Wilhelm, S., and Van de Ven, J., 2012, “Design and Testing of an Adjustable Linkage for a Variable Displacement Pump,” Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, under review.

Van de Ven, J., 2012, “Constant Pressure Hydraulic Energy Storage through a Variable Area Piston Hydraulic Accumulator,” Applied Energy, in press.

Caudwell, T., and Van de Ven, J., 2011, “Analysis of Cylindrical Flow for Improving Performance of a Flywheel- Accumulator,” Journal of Fluids and Structures, under review.

Van de Ven, J., 2011, “On Bulk Modulus in Switch-Mode Hydraulic Circuits - Part I: Modeling and Analysis,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, under review.

Van de Ven, J., 2011, “On Bulk Modulus in Switch-Mode Hydraulic Circuits - Part II: Experimental Results,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, under review.

Van de Ven, J., and Cusack, J., 2011, “Synthesis and Baseline Testing of a Digital Pulse-Width-Modulated Clutch,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, under review.

Tu, H., Rannow, M., Wang, M., Li, P., Chase, T., and Van de Ven, J., 2009, “Design, Modeling, and Validation of a High-Speed Rotary PWM On/Off Hydraulic Valve,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, under review.

Van de Ven, J., and Demetriou, M., 2009, “Switch-Mode Continuously Variable Transmission: Modeling and Optimization,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, v. 133, n. 3, 031008.

Van de Ven, J., and Katz, A., 2011, “Phase-Shift High-Speed Valve for Switch-Mode Control,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, v. 133, n. 1.

Van de Ven, J., 2009, “Increasing Hydraulic Energy Storage Capacity: Flywheel-Accumulator,” International Journal of Fluid Power, v. 10, n. 3, p. 41-50.

Van de Ven, J., 2009, “Mobile Hydraulic Power Supply: Liquid Piston Stirling Engine Pump,” Renewable Energy, v. 34, n. 11, p. 2317-2322.

Van de Ven, J., and Li, P., 2009, “Liquid Piston Gas Compression,” Applied Energy, v. 86, n. 10, p. 2183-2191.

Van de Ven, J., and Erdman, A., 2007, "Bridging Gaps in Laser Transmission Welding of Thermoplastics," Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, v. 129, n. 6, p. 1011-1018.

Van de Ven, J., and Erdman, A., 2007, "Laser Transmission Welding of Thermoplastics: Part II: Experimental Model Validation," Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, v. 129, n. 5, p. 859-867.

Van de Ven, J., and Erdman, A., 2007, "Laser Transmission Welding of Thermoplastics: Part I: Temperature and Pressure Modeling," Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, v. 129, n. 5, p. 849-858.

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

Van de Ven, J., and Erdman, A., 2006, "Near-Infrared Laser Absorption of Polyvinylchloride at Elevated Temperatures," Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology, v. 12, n. 4, p. 166-173.

Van de Ven, J., and Erdman, A., 2006, "Simultaneous Measurement of Laser Reflection and Transmission of Polyvinylchloride," Optical Engineering, v. 45, n. 9.

PATENTS:

Van de Ven, J., and Katz, A., 2009, “Phase-Shift On-Off Valve,” Utility patent pending. WPI.

Van de Ven, J., 2009, “Flywheel-Accumulator for Compact Energy Storage,” Provisional patent. WPI.

Van de Ven, J., 2008, “Switch-Mode Continuously Variable Transmission,” Provisional patent. WPI.

Li, P., and Van de Ven, J., 2007, “Open Accumulator for Compact Fluid Power Energy Storage,” Utility patent pending. University of Minnesota docket Z07054.

Van de Ven, J., and Li, P., "Hydro-Mechanical Hydraulic Hybrid Drive Train with Independent Wheel Torque Control," International Patent Number WO 2008/133805 A2. pending.