PUBLICATIONS -- Vehicle Suspension & Vibration (5 years)
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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),
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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