Advancing the Science of New Products

Wright State CEPRO faculty members are frequently published on a wide range of subjects related to optimizing product development, design, manufacturing, and operations, as seen in the following list of selected publications. Scroll down in each section to see the complete list.

Journal Publications

Year Author(s) Document Published in
2014 Deaton, J.D. and Grandhi, R.V. Significance of Geometric Nonlinearity in the Design of Thermally Loaded Structures AIAA Journal of Aircraft, (to appear), 2014, 10.2514/1.C032872
2014 Knopp, J. S., Ciarallo, F. W., and Grandhi, R.V. Quantifying performance of POD confidence bound calculations using coverage Materials Evaluation, (invited to be published), 2015
2014 Knopp, J. S., Ciarallo, F. W., and Grandhi, R.V. Sensitivity of risk calculations to POD with uncertainty quantification E Journal of Advanced Maintenance, (invited to be published), 2015
2014 Vasu, A., and Grandhi, R.V. A Response Surface Model Using Sorted k-fold Approach AIAA Journal, (accepted), January 2014
2014 Loughnane, G., Groeber, M., Uchic, M., Shah, M., Srinivasan, R., and Grandhi, R.V. Modeling the effect of voxel resolution on the accuracy of phantom grain ensemble statistics Materials Characterization, Vol. 90, 2014, pp. 136-150
2014 Vasu, A., Gobal, K., and Grandhi, R.V. A Computational Methodology for Determining the Optimum Re-Peening Schedule for an Improved Fatigue Life of Laser Peened Aircraft Components International Journal of Fatigue, (accepted), January 2014
2014 Deaton, J.D. and Grandhi, R.V. A Survey of Structural and Multidisciplinary Topology Optimization: post 2000 Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 49, No. 1, 2014, pp. 1-38
2013 Vogel, R., and Grandhi, R.V. Coupled Structural-Acoustic Analysis in Aerospace Design Applied Acoustics, (submitted), August 2013
2013 Gobal, K., Grandhi, R.V., and Kolonay, R.M. Continuum Sensitivity Analysis for Structural Shape Design Variables Using Finite Volume Method AIAA Journal, (submitted), August 2013
2013 Fischer, C., and Grandhi, R.V. A Comparison of Model-Form Uncertainty Quantification Techniques for Thermal-Structural Modeling SRESA Journal of Life Cycle Reliability and Safety Engineering, (accepted), August 2013
2013 Vasu, A., Hu, Y., and Grandhi, R.V. Differences in Plasticity due to Curvature in Laser Peened Components Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 235, November 2013, pp. 648-656
2013 Shanmugam, V., Penmetsa, R.C., Tuegel, E., and Clay, S. Stochastic modeling of delamination growth in unidirectional composite DCB specimens using cohesive zone models Journal of Composite Structures, Vol. 102, 2013, pp. 38-60
2013 Deaton, J.D. and Grandhi, R.V. Stiffening of Restrained Thermal Structures via Topology Optimization Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 48, 2013, pp. 731-745
2013 Tobe, R.J. and Grandhi, R.V. Hypersonic Vehicle Thermal Protection System Model Optimization and Validation with Vibration Tests International Journal of Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol. 28, Issue 1, 2013, pp. 208-213
2013 Vasu, A. and Grandhi, R.V. Effects of Curved Geometry on Residual Stress in Laser Peening Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 218, 2013, pp.71-79
2013 Knopp, J.S., Grandhi, R.V., Aldrin, J.C., and Park, I. Statistical Analysis of Eddy Current Data from Fastener Site Inspections Journal of Nondestructive Evalulation, Vol.32, Issue 1, 2013, pp. 44-50
2012 Knopp, J.S., Grandhi, R.V., Zeng, L., and Aldrin, J.C Considerations for Statistical Analysis of Nondestructive Evalutation Data: Hit/Miss Analysis E-Journal of Advanced Maintenance, Japan Society of Maintenology, Vol.4, No.3, 2012, pp. 105-115
2012 Hu, Y. and Grandhi, R.V. Efficient Numerical Prediction of Residual Stress and Deformation for Large-scale Laser Shock Processing Using the Eigenstrain Methodology Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 206, No. 15, 2012, pp. 3374-3385
2012 Park, I. and Grandhi, R.V. Quantification of Model Form Uncertainty Using Evidence Theory Structural Safety, Vol. 39, November, 2012, pp. 44-51
2012 King, J., Grandhi, R.V., and Benanzer, T.W. Quantification of Epistemic Uncertainty in Reusable Launch Vehicle Aeroelastic Design Engineering Optimization, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2012, pp. 489-504
2011 Riley, M.E., Grandhi, R.V, and Vasu, A. Efficient Surrogate Modeling Using a Weighted-Stack Response Surface Methodology Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization,(submitted, August 2011)
2011 Riley, M.E., and Grandhi, R.V A Method for the Quantification of Model-Form and Parametric Uncertainties in Physics-Based Simulations Reliability Engineering and System Safety, (submitted, August 2011)
2011 Hinton, J.L., Malik, A.S., and Grandhi, R.V.

An airy function to rapidly predict stresses in wound metal strip having asymmetric thickness profile

International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 53, 2011, pp. 827-838
2011 Park, I., and Grandhi, R.V. Quantifying Multiple Types of Uncertainty in Physics-based Simulation Using Bayesian Model Averaging AIAA Journal, Vol. 49, No. 5, 2011, pp. 1038-1045
2011 Im, J., and Grandhi, R.V. Satellite Structural Optimization using Bayesian Particle Swarm Optimization Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, (accepted, 2011)
2011 Shanmugam, V., Penmetsa, R.C., and Tuegel, E. Calibration of a Probabilistic Cohesive Zone Model for Generating a Fracture Nomograph Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, doi: 10.1111/j.1460-2695.2011.01624.x
2011 Spradlin, T.J., Grandhi, R.V., and Langer, K. Experimental Validation of Simulated Fatigue Life Estimates in Laser-Peened Aluminum International Journal of Structural Integrity, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2011, pp. 74-86
2011 Riley, M.E., Grandhi, R.V., and Kolonay, R. Quantification of Modeling Uncertainty in Aeroelastic Analyses

AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2011, pp. 866-873

2011 Singh, G., Grandhi, R.V., and Stargel, D.S. Modeling and Parameter Design of a Laser Shock Peening Process International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Vol. 12, No. 5, 2011
2011 Riley, M.E., and Grandhi, R.V. Quantification of Model-Form and Predictive Uncertainty for Multi-Physics Simulations Computers and Structures, Vol. 89, Nos. 11-12, 2011, pp. 1206-1213.
2010 Park, I., and Grandhi, R.V. A Bayesian Statistical Method for Quantifying Model Form Uncertainty and Two Model Averaging Techniques Reliability Engineering & System Safety, (in review, December 2010)
2010 Amarchinta, H.K., Grandhi R.V., Clauer, A.H., Langer, K., and Stargel, D.S. Simulation of Residual Stress Induced by a Laser Peening Process Through Inverse Optimization of Material Models Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 210, No. 4, 2010, pp. 1997-2006
2010 Amarchinta, H.K., Grandhi, R.V., Langer, K., and Stargel, D.S. Material Model Validation for Laser Shock Peening Process Simulation Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 48, No. 1
2010 Park, I., Amarchinta, H.K., and Grandhi, R.V. A Bayesian Approach for Quantification of Model Uncertainty Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 95, No. 7, 2010, pp. 777-785
2010 Singh, G., Grandhi, R.V., and Stargel, D.S. Modified Particle Swarm Optimization for a Multimodel Mixed-Variable Laser Peening Process Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 42, No. 5, 2010, pp. 797-810
2009 Penmetsa, R.C., Tuegel, E., Shanmugam, V. Rapid Risk Assessment Using Probability of Fracture Nomographs Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures
2009 Amarchinta, H.K., Grandhi, R.V., Langer, K., and Stargel, D.S. Material Model Validation for Laser Shock Peening Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 17, Id: 015010
2009 Haney, M.A., and Grandhi, R.V. Consequences of Material Addition for a Beam Strip in Thermal Environment AIAA Journal, Vol. 47, No.4, pp. 1026-1034.
2009 Benanzer, T.W., Grandhi, R.V., and Krol, W.P. Reliability-based Optimization of Design Variance to Identify Critical Tolerances Advances in Engineering Software, Vol. 40, No. 4, April, 2009, pp. 305-311
2009 Kalavalapally, R., Penmetsa, R.C., and Grandhi, R.V. Configuration Design of a Lightweight Torpedo Subjected to an Underwater Explosion International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 36, No. 2, Feb., 2009, pp. 343-351
2009 Singh, G., and Grandhi, R.V. Mixed-variable Optimization Strategy Employing Multifidelity Simulation and Surrogate Models AIAA Journal, Vol. 48, No.1, pp. 215-223
2008 Amarchinta, H.K. and Grandhi, R.V. Multi-Attribute Structural Optimization Based on Conjoint Analysis AIAA Journal, Vol. 46, No. 4, April, 2008, pp. 884-893
2008 Malik, A.S., and Grandhi, R.V. A Computational Method to Predict Strip Profile in Rolling Mills Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 206, No. 1-3, Sept., 2008, pp. 263-274
2008 Brown, J., and Grandhi, R.V. Reduced-Order Model Development for Airfoil Forced Response International Journal of Rotating Machinery, Vol. 2008, Id: 387828
2008 Alyanak, E., Grandhi, R.V., and Bae, H-R. Gradient Projection for Reliability-Based Design Optimization Using Evidence Theory Engineering Optimization, Vol. 40, No. 10, 2008, pp. 923-935


Year Author Document Degree
2014 Deaton, J. Design of Thermal Structures using Topology Optimization Ph.D.
2014 Vasu, A. Influence of Curved Geometries on the Fatigue Life of Laser Peened Components Ph.D.
2014 Knopp, J. Uncertainty Quantification for Evaluating Reliability of Nondestructive Evaluation Systems Ph.D.
2013 Vogel, R. Structural-Acoustic Analysis and Optimization of Embedded Exhaust-Washed Structures M.S.
2012 Park, I. Quantification of Multiple Types of Uncertainty in Physics-based Simulation Ph.D.
2011 Shanmugam, V. Efficient Risk Assessment Using Probability of Failure Nomograhs Ph.D.
2011 Aithala, Nagesh K. A Collaborative Computational Framework for Multidisciplinary and Reliability-based Analysis and Optimization using SORCER M.S.
2011 Gorsky, Daniel A. Niyama Based Taper Optimizations in Steel Alloy Castings M.S.
2011 Spradlin, Thomas J. Process Sequencing for Fatigue Life Extension of Large Scale Laser Peened Components Ph.D.
2011 Riley, Matthew E. Quantification of Model-Form, Predictive, and Parametric Uncertainties in Simulation-Based Design Ph.D.
2011 Hinton, Jantzen A Study on the Effects of Coil Wedge During Rewinding of Thin Gauge Metals M.S.
2011 Thomas, Michael Framework for Cohesive Zone Model Based Multiscale Damage Evolution in a Fatigue Environment M.S.
2010 Tobe, Randy Structural Health Monitoring of a Thermal Protection System for Fastener Failure with a Validated Model Ph.D.
2010 King, Jason Risk Quantification and Reliability Based Design Optimization in Reusable Launch Vehicles M.S.
2010 Amarchinta, Hemanth Uncertainty Quantification of Residual Stresses Induced by Laser Peening Simulation Ph.D.
2009 Singh, Gulshan Effective Simulation and Optimization of a Laser Peening Process Ph.D.
2008 Benanzer, Todd System Design of Undersea Vehicle with Multiple Sources of Uncertainty Ph.D.
2008 Brown, Jeffrey Reduced Order Modeling Methods for Turbomachinery Design Ph.D.
2008 Hager Jr., Carl H. Mechanisms of Nickel-based Coating for Fretting Wear Mitigation of Ti6AI4V Interfaces Ph.D.
2007 Malik, Arif, S. Rolling Mill Optimization using an Accurate and Rapid New Model for Mill Deflection and Strip Thickness Profile Ph.D.
2006 Adduri, Phani, R. Robust Estimation of Reliability in the Presence of Multiple Failure Modes Ph.D.
2006 Alyanak, Edward Efficient Reliability Based Design and Optimization of Structural Systems Using Evidence Theory Ph.D.
2006 Haney, Mark Topology Optimization of Engine Exhaust-Washed Structures Ph.D.
2006 Repalle, Jalaja Robust Shape Design Techniques for Steady-State Metal Ph.D.
2006 Amarchinta, Hemanth Multi-Attribute Optimization Based on Conjoint Analysis M.S.
2005 Allen, Jeremiah D. Air Vehicle Building M.S.
2005 Kalavalapally, Rajesh Multidisciplinary Optimization of a Lightweight Torpedo M.S.
2005 Khambaswadkar, Rahul Acoustic Optimization of an Underwater Vehicle M.S.
2005 McClung, Amber Design for Structural Health for Location of Fastener Failure in Thermal Protection Systems M.S.
2005 Prithiviraj, Muthumanikandan Topology Optimization of a Curved Thermal Protection System M.S.
2004 Bae, Ha-Rok Uncertainty Quantification and Optimization of Structural Response Using Evidence Theory Ph.D.
2004 Beachkofski, Brian Minimization of Probalistic Analysis Confidence Interval Ph.D.
2004 Belur, BadirNarayan, K. Uncertainty Quantification and Dimension Prediction in Forging and Cooling Processes M.S.
2004 Thiyagarajan, Nagrajan Multi-Level Design Process for a 3-D Preform Shape M.S.
2003 Byreddy, Chakradhar Multidisciplinary Optimization and Sensitivity Analysis of Flutter of an Aircraft Wing Underwing Store in Transonic Regime M.S.


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