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Acta Astronautica Acta Astronautica

Space station orbit design using dynamic programming
Volume  89, Aug-Sep 2013, Pages 195-204
Kun-Peng Lin, Ya-Zhong Luo,  Guo-Jin Tang
Advances in Engineering Software Advances in Engineering Software

Mathematical conditions for and physical meaning of a maximum of the determinant of View the MathML sourceK∼T in the prebuckling regime
Volume  62-63, Aug-Sep 2013, Pages 3-8
H.A. Mang, X. Jia
Applied Thermal Engineering Applied Thermal Engineering

Process integration. Tests and application of different tools on an integrated steelmaking site
Volume 53, 2 May 2013, Pages 366-372
Carl-Erik Grip, Mikael Larsson, Simon Harvey, Leif Nilsson

Effects of contact resistance and metal additives in finned-tube adsorbent beds on the performance of silica gel/water adsorption chiller
Volume 53, 2 May 2013, Pages 278-284
A. Rezk, R.K. Al-Dadah, S. Mahmoud, A. Elsayed
Building and Environment Building and Environment

National survey of summertime temperatures and overheating risk in English homes
Volume 65, Jul 2013, Pages 1-17
Beizaee, K.J. Lomas, S.K. Firth
Case Studies in Engineering Failure Analysis Case Studies in Engineering Failure Analysis

An analysis—Premature failure of heat trace stainless tube
Volume 1, Jan 2013, Pages 37-42
Suman Mukhopadhyay,  Piyas Palit, Souvik Das, Nilotpal Dey, Sandip Bhattacharya

Analysis of corroded elbow section of carbon steel piping system of an oil–gas separator vessel
Volume 1, Jan 2013, Pages 6-14
H.M. Tawancy, Luai M. Al-Hadhrami, F.K. Al-Yousef

Cracking of underground welded steel pipes caused by HAZ sensitization
Volume 1, Jan 2013, Pages 43-47
George Pantazopoulos, Athanasios Vazdirvanidis

Failure analysis of a machinable brass connector in a boiler unit installation
Volume 1, Jan 2013, Pages 18-23
George A. Pantazopoulos, Anagnostis I. Toulfatzis

Failure analysis of Co–Cr hip resurfacing prosthesis during solidification
Volume 1, Jan 2013, Pages 1-5
M. Alvarez-Vera, J.H. Garcia-Duarte, A. Juarez-Hernandez, R.D. Mercado-Solis, A.G. Castillo, M.A.L. Hernandez-Rodriguez

Investigating the failure of bevel gears in an aircraft engine
Volume 1, Jan 2013, Pages 24-31
Nauman A. Siddiqui, K.M. Deen, M. Zubair Khan, R. Ahmad

Metallurgical investigation of different causes of center bursting led to wire breakage during production
Volume 1, Jan 2013, Pages 32-36
Souvik Das, Jitendra Mathura,  Tanmay Bhattacharyya, Sandip Bhattacharyya

Rolling element bearing failure analysis: A case study
Volume 1, Jan 2013, Pages 15-17
R.K. Upadhyay,  L.A. Kumaraswamidhas, Md.Sikandar Azam Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering

Distance fields on unstructured grids: Stable interpolation, assumed gradients, collision detection and gap function
Volume 259, June 2013, Pages 77-92
Sebastian Wolff, Christian Bucher

Asynchronous variational integration using continuous assumed gradient elements
Volume 255, 1 March 2013, Pages 158-166
Sebastian Wolff, Christian Bucher

Multigrid methods for isogeometric discretization
Volume 253, 1 January 2013, Pages 413-425
K.P.S. Gahalaut, J.K. Kraus, S.K. Tomar

IETI – Isogeometric Tearing and Interconnecting
Volumes 247–248, 1 November 2012, Pages 201-215
Stefan K. Kleiss, Clemens Pechstein, Bert Jüttler, Satyendra Tomar

Reliability-based optimization of maintenance scheduling of mechanical components under fatigue
Volumes 221–222, 1 May 2012, Pages 24-40
P. Beaurepaire, M.A. Valdebenito, G.I. Schuëller, H.A. Jensen,
Computers and Fluids Computers and Fluids

Influence of two-dimensional smooth humps on linear and non-linear instability of a supersonic boundary layer
Volume 79, Jun 2013, Pages 140-149
Donghun Park, Seung O. Park 
Computers and Geotechnics Computers and Geotechnics
Setting up virgin stress conditions in discrete element models

Volume 48, March 2013, Pages 228-248
J. Rojek, G.F. Karlis, L.J. Malinowski, G. Beer
Engineering Fracture Mechanics

Engineering Fracture Mechanics
Modeling of the variability of fatigue crack growth using cohesive zone elements
Volume 78, Issue 12, August 2011, Pages 2399-2413
P. Beaurepaire, G.I. Schuëller

European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids

Convective and absolute instabilities in the boundary layer over rotating spheres with surface mass flux and incident axial flow
Volume 38, Mar-Apr 2013, Pages 93-100
A. Barrow, S.J. Garrett
Finite Elements in Analysis and Design Finite Elements in Analysis and Design
General purpose software for efficient uncertainty management of large finite element models
Volume 51, April 2012, Pages 31-48
Edoardo Patelli, H. Murat Panayirci, Matteo Broggi, Barbara Goller, Pierre Beaurepaire, Helmut J. Pradlwarter, Gerhart I. Schuëller
Flow Measurement and Instrumentation Flow Measurement and Instrumentation
Calibration of an ultrasonic flow meter for hot water
Volume 30, Apr 2013, Pages 166-173
Karsten Tawackolian, Oliver Büker, Jankees Hogendoorn, Thomas Lederer
International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives

International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives

Evaluating fundamental position-dependent differences in wood cell wall adhesion using nanoindentation
Volume 40, January 2013, Pages 129-134
Michael Obersriebnig, Johannes Konnerth, Wolfgang Gindl-Altmutter,

International International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

Experimental study of radiative heat transfer in a translucent fuel sample exposed to different spectral sources
Volume 61, Jun 2013, Pages 742-748
N. Bal, J. Raynard, G. Rein, J.L. Torero, M. Försth, P. Boulet, G. Parent, Z. Acem, G. Linteris

CFD simulation of water vapour condensation in the presence of non-condensable gas in vertical cylindrical condensers
Volume 57, Issue 2, February 2013, Pages 708-721
Jun-De Li

International Journal of Multiphase Flow International Journal of Multiphase Flow

Numerical analysis of unsteady cavitating turbulent flow and shedding horse-shoe vortex structure around a twisted hydrofoil
Volume 61, Jun 2013, Pages 742-748
Bin Ji, Xianwu Luo, Yulin Wu, Xiaoxing Peng, Yunling Duan
International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences
The impact of ellipsoidal particle shape on pebble breakage in gravel

Volume 54, September 2012, Pages 70-79
Christoph Tuitz, Ulrike Exner, Marcel Frehner, Bernhard Grasemann
International Journal of Solids and Structures

International Journal of Solids and Structures

Effect of grain size on the indentation hardness for polycrystalline materials by the modified strain gradient theory
Volume 30, Apr 2013, Pages 166-173
Bong-bu Jung, Hun-kee Lee, Hyun-chul Park

On the stress–force–fabric relationship for granular materials
Volume 50, May 2013, Pages 1285-1302
X. Li, H.-S. Yu

Ultrastructural mechanisms of deformation and failure in wood under tension
Volume 50, Jun 2013, Pages 2050-2060
E.I. Saavedra Flores, M.I. Friswell

Asymptotic splitting in the three-dimensional problem of elasticity for non-homogeneous piezoelectric plates
Volume 48, Issue 1, 1 January 2011, Pages 12-23
Yury Vetyukov, Alexey Kuzin, Michael Krommer

International Journal of Thermal Sciences International Journal of Thermal Sciences

A numerical study of the impact of surface roughness on heat and fluid flow past a cylindrical particle
Volume 65, Mar 2013, Pages 92-103
F. Dierich, P.A. Nikrityuk
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials

Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials
An analytical calculation of the fluid load support fraction in a biphasic material: An alternative technique
Volume 14, October 2012, Pages 172-179
A.J.F. Stops, R.K. Wilcox, Z. Jin

Elastic anisotropy of uniaxial mineralized collagen fibers measured using two-directional indentation. Effects of hydration state and indentation depth
Volume 12, August 2012, Pages 20-28
Ewa M. Spiesz, Paul Roschger, Philippe K. Zysset

Principal stiffness orientation and degree of anisotropy of human osteons based on nanoindentation in three distinct planes
Volume 4, Issue 8, November 2011, Pages 2113-2127
Andreas G. Reisinger, Dieter H. Pahr, Philippe K. Zysset

NDT & E International

NDT & E International

Attenuation of ultrasound in severely plastically deformed nickel
Volume 44, Issue 3, May 2011, Pages 261-266
Victor V. Kozhushko, Günther Paltauf, Heinz Krenn, Stephan Scheriau, Reinhard Pippan

A comparative study of high resolution cone beam X-ray tomography and synchrotron tomography applied to Fe- and Al-alloys
Volume 43, Issue 7, October 2010, Pages 599-605
Johann Kastner, Bernhard Harrer, Guillermo Requena, Oliver Brunke

Precision Engineering Precision Engineering

Surface finishing of intricate metal mould structures by large-area electron beam irradiation
Volume 37, Apr 2013, Pages 443-450
J.W. Murray, P.K. Kinnell, A.H. Cannon, B. Bailey, A.T. Clare
Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics

A cell-vertex finite volume scheme for solute transport equations in open channel networks
Volume 31, Jan 2013, Pages 30-38
Hidekazu Yoshiok, Koichi Unami
Space Policy Space Policy

Policy for robust space-based earth science, technology and applications
Volume  29, Feb 2013, Pages 76-82
Molly E. Brown, Vanessa M. Escobar, Josef Aschbacher, Maria Pilar Milagro-Pérez, Bradley Doorn, Molly K. Macauley, Lawrence Friedl
Tribology International

Tribology International
Effect of motion inputs on the wear prediction of artificial hip joints
Available online 8 June 2012
Feng Liu, John Fisher, Zhongmin Jin

Wear Wear

Frictional performance and near-surface evolution of nanocrystalline Ni–Fe as governed by contact stress and sliding velocity
Volume  29, Feb 2013, Pages 76-82
Henry A. Padilla II, Brad L. Boyce, Corbett C. Battaile, Somuri V. Prasad