PUBLICATIONS -- Whole body Vibration & Seating Dynamics (5 years)

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  1. Rakheja, S., Wang, K., Bhat, R.B. and Boileau, P.-E.,“Enhancement of ride vibration environment of tracked snowplows: vehicle modeling and analysis”, Int. J. of Vehicle Design, 30(3), 2002: 193-222

  2. W. Wang, S. Rakheja, P.-É. Boileau*and W. Pu,”Effects of sitting postures on biodynamic response of seated occupants under vertical vibration”, Proc. Of the 9th Int. Congress on Sound and Vibration, July 2002, Florida, 8 p.

  3. Politis, H., S. Rakheja, P.-É. Boileau, D. Juras and J. Boutin, “Limits of application of human body dynamics in assessing vibration comfort of seats”, SAE 2003 International Congress, Detroit, Michigan, Feb. 2003. 

  4. Boileau, P.-E., Rakheja, S., and Wang, Z., “Ride vibration environment of tracked snowplows: spectral classification”, Int. J. of Vehicle Design, 30(4), 2002: 309-326.

  5. Boileau, P.-E., Rakheja, S. and X. Wu, “Body mass dependent mechanical impedance model for applications in vibration seat testing”, J. of Sound & Vibration., 253(1), 2002: 243-264.

  6. Bouazara1, M., M. J. Richard and S. Rakheja,”Comfort and Safety Analysis of Vehicle Seats Using Optimum Active and Semi-active Suspensions”, Proc. of the ASME Int. Mech. Engineering Conference, New Orleans, Nov. 2002.

  7. Rakheja, S., Boileau, P.-E. and Stiharu, I., “Seated occupant apparent mass characteristics under automotive postures and vertical vibration”, J. of Sound & Vibration, 253(1), 2002:57-75.

  8. McManus, Steve, St. Clair, Ken, Boileau, P.-E., Rakheja, S. and Boutin, J., “Evaluation of the vibration and shock attenuation performance of a semi-active magneto-rheological fluid damper”, J. of Sound & Vibration, 253(1), 2002: 313-327.

  9. Rakheja, S., Wu, J.Z., Dong, R., Boileau, P.-E., Schopper, A., “On the applications of biodynamic models of the human hand and arm”, Proc. of the 9th Int. Conf. on Hand-Arm Vibration, France, June 2001. 

  10. Tchernychouk, Vladimir, Rakheja, S., Stiharu, I. and Boileau, P.- É., “Study of occupant-seat models for vibration comfort analysis of automotive seats”, Transactions of  SAE, J. of Passenger Vehicles- Mechanical Systems, 109(6), 2000: 2308-2313. 

  11. McManus, Steve, St. Clair, Ken and Rakheja, S., “Evaluation of the vibration and shock isolation performance of a commercial magnetorheological fluid-based semi-active damping system for heavy vehicle seating”, Transactions of  SAE, J. of Commercial Vehicles, 109(2), Paper No. 2000-01-3408, 2000.

  12. Wu, X., S. Rakheja and P.E. Boileau, “Dynamic Performance of Suspension Seats under Vehicular Vibration and Shock Excitations”, Transactions of SAE, Passenger Car Journal, 108 (6), 1999: 2398-2410.

  13. Rakheja, S., Ahmed, A.K.W., Yang, X. and Guerette, Claude, “ Optimal suspension damping for improved driver- and road-friendliness of urban buses”, Trans. of Society of Automotive Engineers, J. of Commercial Vehicles, 108(2), 1999: 523-534.

  14. Wu, X., Rakheja, S. and Boileau, P.-É.,“Analyses of relationships between biodynamic response functions”, J. of Sound and Vibration, 226(3),1999, pp 595-606.

  15. Wu, Xuting, S. Rakheja and P.-É. Boileau, ”Distribution of human-seat interface pressure on a soft automotive seat under vertical vibration”, Int. J. of Industrial Ergonomics, 24, 1999, pp 545-557.

  16. Boileau, P.E. and S. Rakheja, "Whole body vertical biodynamic response characteristics of the seated vehicle driver, Measurement and model development", Int. J. of Industrial Ergonomics, 22(6), 1998, pp 449-472.

  17. Boileau, P.-É., Wu, X. and S. Rakheja, "Definition of a set of idealized values to characterize seated body biodynamic response under vertical vibration", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 215(4), 1998, pp 841-862.

  18. Wu, Xuting, S. Rakheja and P.-É. Boileau,”Study of human-seat interface pressure distribution under vertical vibration”, International J. of Industrial Ergonomics, 21(6), 1998, pp 433-449.

  19. Boileau,P.-É., S. Rakheja, X. Yang and I. Stiharu, "Comparison of biodynamic response characteristics of various human body models as applied to seated vehicle drivers", Noise and Vibration Worldwide, 28(9), pp 7-15, Oct. 1997.

  20. Boileau, P.E., S. Rakheja, and Liu, P.J., "A combined seat suspension-vehicle driver model for estimating the exposure to whole-body vehicular vibration and shock", International J. of Vehicle Design, Heavy Vehicle Systems, 4(2-4), 1997, pp 244-265.

  21. Boileau, P.E. and S. Rakheja, “Whole body vertical biodynamic response characteristics of the seated vehicle driver, Measurement and model development”, Int. J. of Industrial Ergonomics, 22(6), 1998, pp 449-472.

  22. Boileau, P.-É., Wu, X. and S. Rakheja, “Definition of a set of idealized values to characterize seated body biodynamic response under vertical vibration”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 215(4), 1998, pp 841-862.

  23. Wu, Xuting, S. Rakheja and P.-É. Boileau,“Study of human-seat interface pressure distribution under vertical vibration”, International J. of Industrial Ergonomics, 21(6), 1998, pp 433-449.

  24. P. E. Boileau, S. Rakheja, X. Yang, I Stiharu, “Comparison of biodynamic response characteristics of various human body models as applied to seated vehicle drivers”, Noise and Vibration Worldwide, Vol. 28, No.9, 1997 pp. 7-15.

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