PUBLICATIONS -- Vehicle Suspension & Vibration (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. Bouazara1, M., M. J. Richard2 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. En Rong Wang, Xiao Qing Ma, S. Rakheja and C.Y. Su, “A general model of a magneto-rheological controllable damper”, Proc. Of the 9th Int. Congress on Sound and Vibration, July 2002, Florida, 8 p.
  6. Rajalingham, C. and S. Rakheja, “Analysis of impact force variation during collision of two bodies using a single degree of freedom system model”, J. of Sound and Vibration, 229, 2000, pp 823-835.
  7. Rakheja, S., Ahmed, A.K.W., Liu, P., Richard, M., “Ride Dynamic Properties of a Roll Connected Vehicle Suspension”, Proceedings of 7th Cairo University International MDP Conference, Cairo, Egypt,  pp. 105-112, February 2000.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. S.Rakhaja, A.K.W. Ahmed, “Experimental evaluation of dampers for application in urban bus suspension, Transport Development Centre, Transport Canada, Report No. CONCAVE 16-99, October 1999.
  11. Balike, M., S. Rakheja and S.V. Hoa, “Study of an energy dissipating under-ride guard using hardware-in-the-loop simulation”, Transactions of CSME, 23(2), 1999, pp 307-320.
  12. R. Ganesan, J.A. Selliah and R.B. Bhat, “Finite Element with Efficient Basis Functions For Vibration Analysis of StructuresÓ, Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics CANCAM 99, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario,” May 30 - June 3, 1999. 
  13. R.B. Bhat, “Vibration of Structures Using Boundary Characteristic Orthogonal Polynomials in the Rayleigh-Ritz Method”, 2nd International Symposium on Vibrations of Continuous Systems, Grindelwald, Switzerland, July 12-16, 1999. 
  14. Ahmed, A.K.W., Haque, M and S. Rakheja, “Nonlinear analysis of automotive hydraulic mounts for isolation of vibration and shock”, International J. of Vehicle Design, 22(1/2), 1999, pp 116 –128.
  15. Rakheja, S., Balike, Mahesh, and S.V. Hoa, “Study of an energy dissipating under-ride guard for en-hancement of crashworthiness in a car-truck collision”, Int. J. of Vehicle Design, 22(1/2), 1999, pp 29-53
  16. 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.
  17. Rakheja, S., Ahmed, A.K.W., Yang, X., and Guerette, C., “Optimal Suspension Damping for Improved Driver and Road Friendliness of Urban Buses”,  Proceedings of SAE International Bus and Truck Meeting, SAE Paper No. 1999-01-3728, Detroit, MI, pp. 9-20, November, 1999.
  18. Bouazara, M., M.J. Richard and S. Rakheja, “Vehicle suspension designed to control the effects of vibration”, Proceedings of the 19th Southeastern Conf. on Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, Florida, May 3-5, 1998.
  19. R.B. Bhat and Y.B. Gessesse, “Tuning of Bells Using an External Structural Ring”,  National Symposium on Dynamics NASDYN ’98, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, August 7, 1998. 
  20. Rajalingham C. and Bhat R.B., “Influence of Electric Field on Diaphragm Stability and Vibration in a Condenser Microphone”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 211(5),1998, pp. 819-827. 
  21. Rajalingham C., Bhat R.B. and Xistris G.D., “Vibration of Circular Membrane Backed by Cylindrical Cavity”, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 40 (8), 1998, pp. 723 -734. 
  22. Qiang, Y., I. Stiharu and S. Rakheja, "Kinetostatic analysis of a beam axle suspension with Panhard rod restraining linkage", International J. of Vehicle Design, 19(1), 1998, pp 109-123.
  23. 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.

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