Publications:




Journal Papers Under Review

Cronk, P., and Van de Ven, J., 2016, “A Review of Hydro-Pneumatic and Flywheel Energy Storage for Hydraulic Systems,” International Journal of Fluid Power, under review.

Beckstrand, B., and Van de Ven, J., 2015, “Design and Validation of a Soft Switch for a Virtually Variable Displacement Pump,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, under review.

Wilhelm, S., Sullivan, T., and Van de Ven, J., 2016, “Solution Rectification of Fourbar Mechanisms Including a Prismatic Joint with Transmission Angle Control,” Mechanism and Machine Theory, under review.

Journal Papers

Knutson, A., and Van de Ven, J., 2016, “Modeling and Experimental Validation of the Displacement of a Check Valve in a Hydraulic Piston Pump,” International Journal of Fluid Power, v. 17, n. 2, p. 114-124, doi: 10.1080/14399776.2016.1160718.

Zhang, C., Li, P., Van de Ven, J., and Simon, T., 2016, “Design Analysis of a Liquid-Piston Compression Chamber with Application to Compressed Air Energy Storage,” Applied Thermal Engineering, v. 101, p. 704-709, doi: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.01.082

Zhang, C., Simon, T., Li, P., and Van de Ven, J., 2015, "Numerical Modeling of Three-Dimensional Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Through Interrupted Plates Using Unit Cell Scale," Special Topics & Reviews in Porous Media - An International Journal, v. 6, n. 2, p. 145-158.

Strohmaier, K., Cronk, P., and Van de Ven, J., 2015, “Design Optimization of a Hydraulic Flywheel Accumulator for a Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle,” International Journal of Fluid Power, v. 16, n. 3, doi: 10.1080/14399776.2015.1103102.

Yudell, A., and Van de Ven, J., 2015, “Predicting Solenoid Valve Spool Displacement Through Current Analysis,” International Journal of Fluid Power, doi: 10.1080/14399776.2015.1068549.

Yan, B., Wieberdink, J., Shirazi, F., Li, P., Simon, T., and Van de Ven, J., 2015, “Experimental Study of Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Liquid Piston Compressor/Expander Using Porous Media Inserts,” Applied Energy, v. 154, p. 40-50, doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.106.

Sullivan, T., Van de Ven, J., Northrop, W., and McCabe, K., 2015, “Integrated Mechanical and Thermodynamic Optimization of an Engine Linkage Using a Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm,” Journal of Mechanical Design, v. 137, n 2, 024501.

Wilhelm, S., and Van de Ven, J., 2015, “Adjustable Linkage Pump: Efficiency Modeling and Experimental Validation,” Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, v. 7, n. 3, 031013.

Zhang, C., Yang, B., Wieberdink, J., Li, P., Van de Ven, J., Loth, E., and Simon, T., 2014 “Thermal Analysis of a Compressor for Application to Compressed Air Energy Storage,” Applied Thermal Engineering, v. 73, n. 2, p. 1402-1411.

Qin, C., Loth, E., Li, P., Simon, T., and Van de Ven, J., 2014, “Spray-Cooling Concept for Wind-Based Compressed Air Energy Storage,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, v. 6, 043125.

Sullivan, T., and Van de Ven, J., 2014, “Multi-Objective, Multi-Domain Genetic Optimization of a Hydraulic Rescue Spreader,” Mechanism and Machine Theory, v. 80, p. 35-51.

Van de Ven, J., and Cusack, J., 2014, “Synthesis and Baseline Testing of a Digital Pulse-Width-Modulated Clutch,” Mechanism and Machine Theory, v. 78, n. 8, p. 81-91.

Van de Ven, J., 2013, "Soft Switch Lock-Release Mechanism for a Switch-Mode Hydraulic Pump Circuit,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, v. 136, n. 3, 031003.

Wilhelm, S., and Van de Ven, J., 2013, "Design and Testing of an Adjustable Linkage for a Variable Displacement Pump,” Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, v. 5, n. 4, 041008.

Van de Ven, J., 2013, “Constant Pressure Hydraulic Accumulator through a Variable Area Piston,” Applied Energy, v. 105, p. 262-270.

Van de Ven, J., 2013, “On Bulk Modulus in Switch-Mode Hydraulic Circuits - Part I: Modeling and Analysis,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, v. 135, n. 2, 021012.

Van de Ven, J., 2013, “On Bulk Modulus in Switch-Mode Hydraulic Circuits - Part II: Experimental Results,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, v. 135, n. 2, 021014.

Tu, H., Rannow, M., Wang, M., Li, P., Chase, T., and Van de Ven, J., 2011, “Design, Modeling, and Validation of a High-Speed Rotary PWM On/Off Hydraulic Valve,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, v. 134, n. 6, 061002.

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. D., and Demetriou, M. A., 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. D., 2009, "Increasing Hydraulic Energy Storage Capacity: Flywheel-Accumulator," International Journal of Fluid Power, v. 10, n. 3, p. 41-50.

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

Van de Ven, J. D., and Li, P. Y., 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. 849-858.

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. 859-867.

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.

Conference Papers

Knutson, A., and Van de Ven, J., 2016, “Modeling and Experimental Validation of a Reed Check Valve for Hydraulic Applications,” ASME/BATH 2016 Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control, Bath, UK, September 7-9, 2016, FPMC2016-1768.

Yudell, A., and Van de Ven, J., 2016, “Soft Switching in Switched Inertance Hydraulic Circuits,” ASME/BATH 2016 Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control, Bath, UK, September 7-9, 2016, FPMC2016-1779.

Gilbertson, M., McDonald, G., Korinek, G., Van de Ven, J., and Kowalewski, T., 2016, “Soft Passive Valves for Serial Actuation in a Soft Hydraulic Robotic Catheter,” Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 12-14, 2016, DMD2016-8401.

Tian, H., and Van de Ven, J., 2015, "Experimental Study of the Influence of Valve Timing on Hydraulic Motor Efficiency," ASME/BATH 2015 Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control, Chicago, IL, October 12-14, 2015, FPMC2015-9532.

Yudell, A., Koktavy, S., and Van de Ven, J., 2015, "Crank-Slider Spool Valve for Switch-Mode Circuits," ASME/BATH 2015 Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control, Chicago, IL, October 12-14, 2015, FPMC2015-9606.

Zhang, C., Li, P., Van de Ven, J., and Simon, T., 2015, “Design Analysis of a Liquid-Piston Compression Chamber with Applications to Compressed Air Energy Storage,” ASME-ATI-UIT 2015 Conference on Thermal Energy Systems: Production, Storage, Utilization and the Environment, Napoli, Italy, May 17-20, 2015.

Zhang, C., Simon, T., Li, P., and Van de Ven, J., 2014, “Numerical Modeling of Three Dimensional Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Through Interrupted Plates Using Unit Cell Scale,” International Heat Transfer Conference, Kyoto, Japan, August 10-15, 2014, IHTC15-9025.

Shirazi, F., Gagnon, P., Li, P., and Van de Ven, J., 2014, “Design, Modeling and Control of a Lab-Scale Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Testbed for Wind Turbines with Simulated Input and Demand Power Variability,” ASME Dynamic Systems and Controls Conference, San Antonio, TX, October 22–24, 2014, DSCC2014-6099.

Zhang, C., Simon, T., Wieberdink, J., Li, P., Van de Ven, J., and Loth, E., 2014, “Numerical Analysis of Heat Exchangers used in a Liquid Piston Compressor using a One-Dimensional Model with an Embedded Two-Dimensional Submodel,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, November 14-20, 2014, IMECE2014-38567.

Wilhelm, S., and Van de Ven, J., 2014, “Efficiency Testing of an Adjustable Linkage Triplex Pump,” ASME/BATH 2014 Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control, Bath, United Kingdom, Sept. 10-12, 2014, FPMC2014-7856.

Beckstrand, B., and Van de Ven, J., 2014, “Experimental Validation of a Soft Switch for a Virtually Variable Displacement Pump,” ASME/BATH 2014 Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control, Bath, United Kingdom, Sept. 10-12, 2014, FPMC2014-7857.

Strohmaier, K., Cronk, P., Knutson, A., and Van de Ven, J., 2014, “Experimental Studies of Viscous Loss in a Hydraulic Flywheel Accumulator,” National Conference on Fluid Power, International Fluid Power Exposition, Las Vegas, NV, March 4-8, 2014, 0369-000017.

Wilhelm, S., and Van de Ven, J., 2014, “Design of a Variable Displacement Triplex Pump,” National Conference on Fluid Power, International Fluid Power Exposition, Las Vegas, NV, March 4-8, 2014.

Zhang, C., Yan, B., Wieberdink, J., Li, P., Van de Ven, J., and Simon, T., 2013, ”Thermal Analysis of a Compressor for Application to Compressed Air Energy Storage,” Proceedings of IWHT2013 2nd International Workshop on Heat Transfer Advances for Energy Conservation and Pollution Control, October 18-21, 2013, Xi’an, China, IWHT2013-001.

Zhang, C., Shirazi, F. A., Yan, B., Simon, T. W., Li, P. Y., and Van de Ven, J. D., 2013, "Design of an Interrupted-Plate Heat Exchanger Used in a Liquid-Piston Compression Chamber for Compressed Air Energy Storage," Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 14-19, 2013.

Qin, C., Loth, E., Li, P., Simon, T., Van de Ven, J., Crane, S., and Pourmousa, A., 2013, “Spray-Cooling for Wind-Based Compressed Air Energy Storage,” 49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit and 11th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, San Jose, CA, July 2013.

Wilhelm, S., and Van de Ven, J., 2013, “Efficiency Modeling and Experimental Validation of a Variable Displacement Linkage Pump,” ASME/BATH 2013 Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control, Sarasota, FL, Oct. 6-9, 2013, FPMC2013-4428.

Tian, H., and Van de Ven, J., 2013, “Geometric Optimization of a Hydraulic Motor Rotary Valve,” ASME/BATH 2013 Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control, Sarasota, FL, Oct. 6-9, 2013, FPMC2013-4426.

Strohmaier, K., and Van de Ven, J., 2013, “Constrained Multi-Objective Optimization of a Hydraulic Flywheel Accumulator,” ASME/BATH 2013 Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control, Sarasota, FL, Oct. 6-9, 2013, FPMC2013-4425.

Sullivan, T., and Van de Ven, J., 2013, “Topological Synthesis and Integrated Kinematic-Structural Dimensional Optimization of a Ten-Bar Linkage for a Hydraulic Rescue Spreader,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Portland, OR, Aug 4-7, 2013, DETC2013-12327.

Wilhelm, S., and Van de Ven, J., 2011, “Synthesis of a Variable Displacement Linkage for a Hydraulic Transformer,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Washington, D.C., August 28-31, 2011.

Van de Ven, J., and McInnis, J., 2011, “Design and Experimental Results of a Bench Top Flywheel-Accumulator for Compact Energy Storage,” National Conference on Fluid Power, International Fluid Power Exposition, Las Vegas, NV, March 23-25, 2011.

Li, P., Loth, E., Simon, T., Van de Ven, J., and Crane, E., 2011, “Compressed Air Energy Storage for Offshore Wind Turbines,” National Conference on Fluid Power, International Fluid Power Exposition, Las Vegas, NV, March 23-25, 2011.

Wu, J., and Van de Ven, J., 2010, “Development of a High-Speed On-Off Valve for Switch-Mode Control of Hydraulic Circuits with Four-Quadrant Control,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 12-18, 2010.

Jorgenson, R., and Van de Ven, J., 2010, “Computational Development of a Gas to Liquid Heat Exchanger with a Breathing Operation,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 12-18, 2010.

Lynch, B., Jannetti, Lados, D., and Van de Ven, J., 2010, “An Integrated Mechanical-Metallurgical Approach to the Design, Testing, and Analysis of Welded Bicycle Forks,” Poster Presentation, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 12-18, 2010.

Beach, R., Gennert, M., Michalson, W., Van de Ven, J., Padir, T., Tryggvason, G., Fischer, G., 2010, “Robotics Innovation Competition and Conference (RICC): Building Community Between Academia and Industry Through a University-Level Student Competition,” ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky, June 20 - 23, 2010.

Katz, A., and Van de Ven, J. D., 2009, "Design of a High-Speed On-Off Valve," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Lake Buena Vista, FL, November 13-19, 2009.

Cole, G., and Van de Ven, J. D., 2009, "Design of a Variable Radius Piston Profile Generating Algorithm," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Lake Buena Vista, FL, November 13-19, 2009.

Piya, C., Sircar, I., Van de Ven, J. D., and Olinger, D., 2009, "Numerical Modeling of Liquid Piston Gas Compression," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Lake Buena Vista, FL, November 13-19, 2009.

Van de Ven, J. D., 2009, "Fluidic Variable Inertia Flywheel," International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Denver, CO, August 2-5, 2009.

Araujo, J. J., DeMalia, M. A., Lambusta, C. M., Morocco, A. J., Van de Ven, J. D., 2009, "Switch-Mode Continuously Variable Transmission Prototype Design and Testing," International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Denver, CO, August 2-5, 2009.

Ciaraldi, M., Cobb, E. C., Cyganski, D., Fischer, G., Gennert, M., Demetriou, M., Looft, F., Michalson, W. R., Miller, B., Padir, T., Rong, Y., Stafford, K., Tryggvason, G., and Van de Ven, J. D., 2009, "Robotics Engineering: A New Discipline for a New Century," ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Austin, TX, June 14-17, 2009.

DiBlasi, M., Doyle, J.K., Gennert, M., Michalson, W.R., Miller, B., Morgan, J., Morrison, E., Praetorius, D, Randall, C.,Shaver, C., Tryggvason, G., and Van de Ven, J.D., 2009, "Social Networking in the FIRST Robotics Competition Community," ASEE St. Lawrence Section Conference, Bridgeport, CT, April 3-4, 2009.

Forbes, T., and Van de Ven, J., 2008, "Switch-Mode Continuously Variable Transmission with Flywheel Energy Storage," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, MA.

Van de Ven, J., Gaffuri, P., Mies, B., and Cole, G., 2008, "Developments Towards a Liquid Piston Stirling Engine," International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.

Van de Ven, J., Olson, M., and Li, P., 2008, "Development of a Hydro-Mechanical Hydraulic Hybrid Drive Train with Independent Wheel Torque Control for an Urban Passenger Vehicle," Proceedings of the International Fluid Power Exposition, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 11-15, 2008.

Li, P., Van de Ven, J., and Sancken, C., 2007, "Open Accumulator Concept for Compact Fluid Power Energy Storage," Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Expo, Seattle, Washington, November 11-15, 2007.

Tu, H., Rannow, M., Van de Ven, J., Wang, M., Li, P., and Chase, T., 2007, "High Speed Rotary Pulse Width Modulated On/Off Valve," Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Expo, Seattle, Washington, November 11-15, 2007.

Van de Ven, J., and Stackley, M., 2004, "Lowering Upender Design and Synthesis," Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference 2004: 28th Biennial Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, v. 2a, p. 709-716.