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Dr. Beshah Ayalew, Director

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Book Chapter(s)

F. Zeng and B. Ayalew (2010), Book Chapter on “Advanced Robotic Radiative Process Control for Automotive Coatings”, in book, Trends and Developments in Automotive Engineering, ISBN 978-953-307-517-4, M. Chiaberg (editor)., Chapter 9,pp. 167-186, Published December 2010 by INTECH Open

 

Peer-reviewed Journal and Conference Proceeding Papers

These are grouped by the following topical areas:

      • Tires, Vehicle Dynamics and Control

      • Manufacturing Process Modeling and Control

      • Control Applications in Energy Systems- Battery Systems, Advanced Powertrains

      • Fluid Power Systems- Electrohydraulic Actuation, Other Miscellaneous Applications, Design

 

Tires, Vehicle Dynamics and Control

T. Weiskircher and B. Ayalew (2015) “Frameworks for Interfacing Trajectory Tracking with Predictive Trajectory Planning for Autonomous Road Vehicle Control,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, July 1-3, Chicago, IL (submitted)

T. Weiskircher and B. Ayalew (2015) “Predictive Control for Autonomous Driving in Dynamic Public Traffic” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, July 1-3, Chicago, IL (submitted)

C. Wang, J.Adcox, B. Ayalew, B. Dailliez,T. Rhyne and S. Cron (2014), "Stability of Tire Torsional Oscillations Under Locked-Wheel Braking" Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Dynamic System and Control Conference DSCC2014-5988, October 22-24, 2014, San Antonio, TX, DSCC2014-5988.

J. Anderson, J. Adcox, B. Ayalew, M. Knauff, T. Rhyne and S. Cron (2014), “Interaction of a Slip-Based Anti-Lock Braking System with Tire Torsional Dynamics,” Journal of Tire Science and Technology (submitted, in review), Paper presented at the 33rd Tire Society Annual Meeting and Conference on Tire Science and Technology, Sept 8-10, 2014, Akron, OH.

C. Wang, B. Ayalew, J. Adcox, B. Dailliez, T. Rhyne, and S. Cron (2014), “ Self-Excited Tire Torsional Oscillations under Locked-Wheel Braking: Analysis and Experiments,” Journal of Tire Science and Technology (submitted, in review), Paper presented at the 33rd Tire Society Annual Meeting and Conference on Tire Science and Technology, Sept 8-10, 2014, Akron, OH.

J. Sill and B. Ayalew(2014), " Cascaded Predictive Control of Tire Force Saturation Levels for Vehicle Stability," 16th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Technologies, ASME /IDETC 2014-3466, August 17-20, Buffalo, NY.

Q. Zhou and B. Ayalew (2014), "Predictive Roll, Handling and Ride Control of Vehicles with Solid Axles via Active Suspensions," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, June 4-6, Portland, OR.

J. Adcox and B. Ayalew (2013), "Adaptive Traction Control for Non-rigid Tire-Wheel Systems," 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC2013-3929, October 21-23, Palo Alto, CA.

J. Adcox, B. Ayalew, T. Rhyne, S. Cron and M. Knauff(2013), "Experimental Investigation of Tire Torsional Dynamics on the Performance of Anti-lock Braking Systems," 15th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Technologies, ASME/IDETC 2013-12499, August 5-7, Portland, OR.

J. Sill and B. Ayalew (2013), "A Saturation Balancing Control Method for Enhancing Dynamic Vehicle Stability", International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 61, Nos. 1/2/3/4, pp. 47-66.

J. Adcox, B. Ayalew, T. Rhyne, S. Cron and M. Knauff (2012) "Interaction of Anti-lock Braking Systems with Tire Torsional Dynamics", Tire Science and Technology Journal,TSTCA, Vol. 40, No. 3, July-September 2012, pp. 171-185.

J. Sill and B. Ayalew (2012), "Energy Efficient Cascade Predictive Vehicle Stability Control", ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, ASME DSCC2012-8668, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Oct 17-19, 2012.

J. Sill and B. Ayalew(2012), "Vehicle Stability Control Through Predictive and Optimal Tire Saturation Managment"ASME-DETC2012-71182, 14th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Technologies, August 12-15, 2012, Chicago, Illinois. Best AVT Student Paper Award Winner.

R. Powell, B. Ayalew and H. Law (2011), “Correlating Open-loop and Closed-loop Vehicle Handling Metrics”, Invited Paper for a Special Issue of the International Journal of Vehicle Design on Advanced Vehicle Handling, Dynamics and Control, Vol. 56, Nos. 1/2/3/4, pp.19-33, 2011.

J. Sill, S. Molla and B. Ayalew (2011), "Modeling and Control of Handling Dynamics for a Hydrostatically Driven Vehicle", International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, 18(3) pp. 322-340. DOI: 10.1504/IJHVS.2011.041599

V. Ivanov and B. Ayalew (2011), "Adjustable Electromechanical Wedge Brakes with Reduced Energy Consumption", Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2011, November 11-17, 2011, Denver, CO.

J. Adcox, B. Ayalew, T. Rhyne, S. Cron and M. Knauff (2011) "Interaction of Anti-lock Braking Systems with Tire Torsional Dynamics", 30th Annual Meeting and Conference on Tire Science and Technology, September 13-14, 2011, Akron, OH. Superior Student Paper Award Winner.

J. Sill and B. Ayalew (2011) “Managing Axle Saturation for Stability Control of Vehicles with Independent Wheel Drives”, Proceedings of the 2011 American Control Conference, June 29-July 2, San Francisco, CA.

Sill, J. and Ayalew, B. (2011) "Saturation Balancing Control for Enhancing Dynamic Stability of Vehicles with Independent Wheel Drives", 2011, SAE World Congress and Expo, April 12-14, 2011, Detroit, MI, SAE Paper Number:2011-01-0982.

J. Sill, M. Arant, R. Mau, and B. Ayalew (2010) “An Investigation of Roll Stability Control for Torsionally Compliant Vehicles,” 2010 SAE World Congress, April 13-15, Detroit, MI, SAE Paper Number 2010-01-0102.

S. Molla, J. Sill and B. Ayalew (2010) “Hydrostatic Wheel Drives for Vehicle Stability Control,” SAE Int. Journal of Passenger Cars-Mechanical Systems 3(1): 187-198, 2010. Linked here., also presented at the 2010 SAE World Congress, April 13-15, Detroit, MI, SAE Paper Number 2010-01-0105. (Selected and published as Journal paper)

V. Lee, S. Raghavendra, B. Ayalew, J. Ziegert and A. Obieglo (2009), "Compliant Link Suspension" SAE World Congress, Detroit, MI, SAE Paper Number 2009-01-0225.

I. Karogal and B. Ayalew (2009) “ Independent Torque Distribution Strategies for Vehicle Stability Control “SAE World Congress, Detroit, MI, SAE Paper Number 2009-01-0456.

J. Ziegert, B. Ayalew, V. Lee, and S. Raghavendra (2009), “Light-weight Compliant Link Vehicle Suspensions”, Landshuter Leichtbau-Colloquium 2009, Landshut, Germany, February 26-27, 2009.

J. Sill and B. Ayalew (2009) “On the Frequency Domain Analysis of Tire-Relaxation Effects on Transient On-Center Vehicle Handling Performance”, Proceedings of the ASME 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Vol. 13, New Developments in Transportation Systems, IMECE 2009-12643, pp 755-762, November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL. Linked here.

I. Karogal, B. Ayalew, E. H. Law (2008) “An Iterative Approach for Steady State Handling Analysis of Vehicles", in Proceedings of the 2008 ASME-IDETC, Advanced Vehicle and Tire Technologies Symposium, Vol. 5. pp 641-649, August 3-6, 2008, New York. Linked here.

B. Ayalew, N. Yu, S. Muthiah, and B. T. Kulakwoksi (2004) “A Study of Combined Braking and Cornering Performance of a Transit Bus Using Validated Computer Simulation”, Proceedings of the IMECE 2004:ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD & D Expo, Nov. 13-19, 2004, Anaheim, California

 

Manufacturing Process Modeling and Control

A. Yebi and B. Ayalew (2015) “A Hybrid Modeling and Optimal Control Framework for Layer-by-Layer Radiative Processing of Thick Sections,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, July 1-3, Chicago, IL (submitted, under review)

X. Cao and B. Ayalew (2015) “Predictive Multivariable Control of a Laser-Aided Powder Deposition Processes,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, July 1-3, Chicago, IL (submitted, under review)

X. Cao and B. Ayalew (2015) “Control-Oriented MIMO Modeling of a Laser-Aided Powder Deposition Process,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, July 1-3, Chicago, IL (submitted, under review)

A. Yebi, S. Dey and B. Ayalew (2014), "Observer Design for State Estimation for UV Curing Processes," Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Dynamic System and Control Conference DSCC2014 October 22-24, 2014, San Antonio, TX.

X. Cao and B. Ayalew (2014), “PDE-based Multivariable Control Input Optimization for Laser Aided Powder Deposition Processes,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering (submitted, in review)

A. Yebi and B. Ayalew (2014),"Optimal Layering Time Control for Stepped-Concurrent Radiative Curing Processes," ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering (submitted, in review)

X. Cao and B. Ayalew (2014),"Optimal Melt Interface Tracking in Laser-Aided Powder Deposition Processes," 25th Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, August 4-6, Austin, TX.

A. Yebi and B. Ayalew (2014), " Process Control for UV Curing of Thick Resins in Polymer Composite Laminates," ASME Transcations, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control (submitted, in review)

X. Cao and B. Ayalew (2014), "Estimation and Predictive Control of Nonlinear Diffusion Processes with Application to Drying of Coatings," Journal of Systems and Control Engineering (accepted, in press)

X. Cao and B. Ayalew (2013),"POD-Galerkin Reduced Model Predictive Control for Radiative Drying of Coatings," 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC2013-3894, Oct. 21-23, Palo Alto, CA.

A. Yebi and B. Ayalew (2013), “Feedback Compensation of the In-body Attenuation of Radiative Inputs in Diffusion Processes”, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, June 17-19, Washington DC.

F. Zeng and B. Ayalew (2011),"Predictive Process Control Using a Moving Radiant Actuator,"Journal of Systems and Control Engineering,December 2011 225(8): 1086-1097. Linked here.

F. Zeng and B. Ayalew (2010),“On Distributed Estimation for Feedback Control of a Radiative Process with a Moving Radiant Source,” International Journal of Process Control, 20 (2010) 743–753. Linked here.

F. Zeng and B. Ayalew (2010)," Model Predictive Control of A Distributed-Parameter Process Employing a Moving Radiant Actuator", 2010 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Cambridge, MA, Septemeber 13-15, DSCC2010-4033.

F. Zeng and B. Ayalew (2010) “Online Distributed State and Parameter Estimation for Feedback Control of a Curing Process,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, June 30-July 2, 2010, pp. 4337 - 4342 .

F. Zeng, B. Ayalew and M. Omar (2009) “Control of a Robotic UV Curing Process with Thermal Vision Feedback Through Two IR Cameras”, Proceedings of the ASME 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Mechanical Systems and Control, Parts A and B, IMECE 2009-12643, pp 217-225, November 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL. Linked here.

F. Zeng, B. Ayalew and M. Omar (2009), "Robotic Automotive Paint Curing Using Thermal Signature Feedback", Industrail Robot: an International Journal, 36(4), pp 389-395. Linked here.

F. Zeng, B. Ayalew, M. Omar (2009) “Cure-Feature Based Online Trajectory Generation in a Robotic Paint Curing System”, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 10-12, 2009 , pp. 2006-2011. Linked here.

 

Control Applications in Energy Systems- Battery Systems, Advanced Powertrains

S. Dey, S. Mohon, P. Pisu and B. Ayalew (2015), “Detection and Estimation of Sensor Faults in Lithium-ion Batteries,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, July 1-3, Chicago, IL (submitted, under review)

S. Dey, B. Ayalew and P. Pisu (2014), "Adaptive Observer Design for a Li-ion Cell based on Coupled Electrochemical-Thermal Model," Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Dynamic System and Control Conference DSCC2014 October 22-24, 2014, San Antonio, TX. DSCC2014-5986.

S. Dey and B. Ayalew (2014), "Nonlinear Observers for State of Charge Estimation of Li-ion Batteries", Proceedings of the American Control Conference, June 4-6, Portland, OR.

S. Dey, B. Ayalew and P. Pisu (2014), "Electrochemical Model-Based Nonlinear Robust Observers for State-of-Charge Estimation of Lithium-ion Cells," IEEE Transactions in Control System Technology (submitted, under review)

S. Dey, B. Ayalew and P. Pisu (2014), "Combined Estimation of State-of-Charge and State-of-Health of
Li-ion Battery Cells Using Sliding Mode Observers on Electrochemical Model", 13th International Workshop on Variable Structure Systems, June 29-July 2, Nantes, France.

S. Dey, P. Pisu and B. Ayalew(2014), "Three Fault Diagnosis Schemes for Wind Turbine," IEEE Transactions in Control System Technology (submitted, under review)

S. Mohon, S. Dey, B. Ayalew and P. Pisu (2014), "A Hardware-In-the-Loop Platform for a Series Hybrid Powertrain Featuring Two Equivalent Consumption Minimization Strategies," 16th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Technologies, ASME /IDETC 2014-35310, August 17-20, Buffalo, NY.

C. Wang, B. Ayalew, and Z. Filipi (2013), “Fault Detection on a Digital-Displacement Pump/Motor", 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC2013-3967, October 21-23, Palo Alto, CA.

S. Mohon, A.Venkitakrishna, B. Ayalew and P. Pisu (2013) "Development of an Electric Vehicle Emulation Hardware-in-the-Loop Platform," 15th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Technologies, ASME/IDETC 2013-12263, August 5-7, Portland, OR

B. Ayalew and S. Molla (2011), "Optimal Power Management Strategies for a Series Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle", International Journal of Powertrains, 1(1) pp 93-116. Linked here.

P. Pisu and B. Ayalew (2011), “Robust Fault Diagnosis for a Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine,” Invited paper, 18th International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Congress, Aug. 28-Sept.2, Milan, Italy.

P. Divekar, B. Ayalew and R. Prucka (2010), “Coordinated Control of Electric Supercharging and Turbo-generation for a Diesel Engine”, 2010 SAE World Congress, April 13-15, Detroit, MI, SAE Paper Number 2010-01-1228.

 

Fluid Power Systems- Electrohydraulic Actuation , Other Miscellaneous Applications, Design

B. Ayalew (2010), “Two Equivalent Control Structures for an Electro-hydraulic Actuator,” Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 2010, 224 (I5): 599-609. Linked here.

B. Ayalew (2008) "Improved Inner-loop Decentralized Control of Electrohydraulic Actuators in Road Simulation", International Journal of Vehicle Systems Modeling and Testing, 3(1/2), pp 94-113.

B. Ayalew and K.W. Jablokow (2007), “Partial Feedback Linearizing Force Tracking Control: Implementation and Testing in Electrohydraulic Actuation”, IET Control Theory and Applications, 1(3), pp 689-698, May 2007.

B. Ayalew, (2007), “Robustness to Friction Estimation for Nonlinear Position Control of an Electrohydraulic Actuator”, Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference, pp 100-105, July 11-13, New York, NY. Linked here.

B. Ayalew, B.T. Kulakowksi (2006), “Cascade Tuning for the Nonlinear Position Control of an Electrohydraulic Actuator,” Proceedings of the 2006 American Control Conference, June 14-16, 2006, Minneapolis, MN. Linked here.

B. Ayalew, K.W.Jablokow, (2006), “Cascaded Robust Nonlinear Position Tracking Control of an Electrohydraulic Actuator: Sliding Mode and Feed Forward”, Proceedings of the IMECE 2006: ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Fluid Power Systems and Technology, pp 95-102, Nov. 5-10, 2006, Chicago, IL. Linked here.

B. Ayalew and B. T. Kulakowksi (2005) “Modal Approximation of Distributed Dynamics for a Hydraulic Transmission Line with Pressure Input-Flow Rate Output Causality”, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 127(3),pp 503-508, September 2005. Linked here

B. Ayalew and B. T. Kulakowski (2005) “Decentralized Control of Interacting Electrohydraulic Actuators in Road Simulation”, International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, 12(4), pp 307-322.

B. Ayalew and B. T. Kulakowksi (2005) “Modeling Supply and Return Line Dynamics for an Electrohydraulic Actuation System”, Transactions of the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation (ISA) Society, 44(3), pp 329-343, July 2005. Linked here.

B. Ayalew, B. T. Kulakowski, and K.W. Jablokow (2005) “A Near Input-Output Linearizing Force Tracking Controller for an Electrohydraulic Actuator”, Proceedings of the IMECE 2005: ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 5-11, Orlando, FL

B. Ayalew and B. T. Kulakowski (2005) “Nonlinear Decentralized Position Control of Electrohydraulic Actuators in Road Simulation” Proceedings of the IMECE 2005: ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 5-11, 2005, Orlando, FL

B. Ayalew and D. Streit (2003), “Traction Modeling Modifications in ADVISOR”, Heavy Vehicle Systems, International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 10(1/2), pp 1-8.

M. Grujicic, G. Arakere, P. Pisu, B. Ayalew, N. Seyr, M. Erdmann and J. Holzleitner, (2008) " Application of Topology, Size And Shape Optimization Methods in Polymer Metal Hybrid Structural Lightweight Engineering " in Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures, 4(4), pp 305-330.

R. Saeidpourazar, B. Ayalew, and N. Jalili, (2007),"Design and Development of H-inf and mu-synthesis Controllers for Nanorobotic Manipulation and Grasping Applications", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Volume 9: Mechanical Systems and Control, Parts A, B, and C, pp 1393-1402, November, 2007, Seattle, WA. Linked here.

S., Bashash, B. Ayalew and N. Jalili, (2007),"H-inf  Robust Control of Systems with Unknown Hysteresis Nonlinearity and Parametric Uncertainties", ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Volume 1: 21st Biennial Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, Parts A, B, and C, pp. 867-872, September, 2007, Las Vegas, NV. Linked here.

Patent(s)

US 8360452 B2, Compliant Link Vehicle Suspension, Inventors J. Ziegert, B.Ayalew V. Lee and S. Raghavendra (Clemson), J. Kettenbergern, N. Seyr and A. Obieglo (BMW), Granted Jan 29, 2013.

 

Other Presentations and Publications

J. Sill and B. Ayalew (2012), "Predictive Vehicle Stability Control with Tire Force Saturation Management", SAE Heavy Vehicle Handling, Dynamics and Control Sysmposium, May 15-17, 2012, Greenville, SC.

B. Ayalew and I. Haque (2012), " GATE Center of Excellence in Sustainable Vehicle Systems", DOE Annual Merit Review Poster Presentation, May 15, 2012.

B. Ayalew, and S. Molla (2011)" Instantaneous Consumption Minimization Strategy for a Series Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle", 52nd National Conference on Fluid Power, Las Vegas, NV, March 18-22, 2011. (Paper and presentation)

B. Ayalew and B. T. Kulakowski (2004) “Effects of Load Cross-Coupling on the Control of Electrohydraulic Actuators for Road Simulation”, presented at the 7th Annual PTI Transportation Conference, University Park, PA.

S. Muthiah, N. Yu, B. Ayalew, and B. T. Kulakowski (2004) “The Effects of Road Friction Conditions and Center of Mass Location on the Braking and While Cornering Performance of a Transit Bus”, presented at the 7th Annual PTI Transportation Conference, University Park, PA

B. Ayalew and D. Streit (2001) “Three-Way Power Bus Modeling for a Series HEV”, presented at the 1st GATE DOE/Industry/University Forum, Dearborn, MI

B. Ayalew (2000), “Simulation of a Four-Wheel Drive Series Hybrid Electric Vehicle Power Train ”, presented at the 15th Annual Graduate Exhibition, the Penn Stater Conference Center, University Park, PA.B. Ayalew and D. Streit (2001) “Three-Way Power Bus Modeling for a Series HEV”, presented at the 1st GATE DOE/Industry/University Forum, Dearborn, MI

B. Ayalew (2000), “Simulation of a Four-Wheel Drive Series Hybrid Electric Vehicle Power Train”, presented at the 15th Annual Graduate Exhibition, the Penn Stater Conference Center, University Park, PA.

J. Anstrom, B. Ayalew, B. Barthtolomew and D. Streit (1999) “FutureTruck 2000: Design of a Four-Wheel Drive Hybrid Electric Sport Utility Vehicle”, presented at the 2nd Annual PTI Transportation Conference, University Park, PA

 

 

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