Multidimensional stress, strain and transformation equations, yield conditions and theories of failure, constitutive laws including linear elasticity, viscoelasticity and temperature influences, equations of elasticity, simple applications to uniaxial stress and symmetric bending, unsymmetrical bending and shear center of beams, torsions, combined stresses with applications to beams, thin-walled cylinders and pressure tanks, shrink fits, bending beyond the elastic limit, instability and energy methods.
Analysis of both bulk-forming (forging, extrusion, rolling, etc.) and sheet-forming processes, metal cutting, and other related manufacturing processes; physics and stochastic nature of manufacturing processes and their effects on quality, rate, cost and flexibility; role of computer-aided manufacturing in manufacturing system automation; methodologies used to plan and control a manufacturing system, forecasting, production scheduling, facility layout, inventory control, and project planning.
ME 564:Principles of Optimum Design and Manufacture
Application of mathematical optimization techniques, including linear and nonlinear methods, to design and manufacture of devices and systems of interest to mechanical engineers; optimization techniques include: constrained and unconstrained optimization in several variables, problems for structured multi-stage decision, and linear programming; formulation of design and manufacturing problems using computer- based methods; optimum design of parts and assemblies to minimize the cost of manufacture.
This course is involved in the design and development of parts and assemblies for manufacturability and functionality; characteristics and capabilities of significant manufacturing processes; principles of design for manufacturability; product planning; conceptual design; embodiment design; dimensional tolerances; optimum design of products to minimize cost of manufacture; materials specifications for ease of manufacturability and good functional results; design for ease of assembly; integrated product development; concurrent engineering practice.
Elements of a robotic/flexible automation system; overview of applications; manipulator anatomy; drive systems; end effectors; sensors; computer control: functions, levels of intelligence, motion control, programming and interfacing to sensors and actuators; applications: identification, hardware selection, work cell design, economics, case studies; design of parts and assemblies; advanced topics.
The first IPD course addresses methodologies and tools to define product development phases and also provides experience working in teams to design high-quality competitive products. Primary goals are to improve ability to reason about design, material, and process alternatives and apply modeling techniques appropriate for different development phases. Topics covered are: user requirements gathering, quality function deployment (QFD), design for assembly, design for materials and manufacturing processes, and optimizing the design for cost and producibility.
This course addresses methodologies and tools to define product development phases and also provides experience working in teams to design high-quality competitive products. Primary goals are to improve ability to reason about design, material and process alternatives and apply modeling techniques appropriate for different development phases, as well as development of competitive product design and plans for its manufacture along with facilities layout simulation, testing and service. Topics covered are: user requirements gathering, quality function deployment (QFD), design for assembly, design for materials and manufacturing processes, optimizing the design for cost and producibility, manufacturing process specifications and planning, process control and optimization, SPC and six sigma process, tolerance analysis, flexible manufacturing, product testing and rapid prototyping.
Vibration of linear system with one degree of freedom; multidegree of freedom systems; vibration control; Lagrange’s equation; theory of small vibrations; matrix methods; normal coordinates; approximate methods of Holzer and Rayleigh-Stodola.
Robot path control, dynamics of robot systems, mechanical drive systems; microcomputers, computational architectures, digital control of manipulators; sensors, force and compliance control, vision systems, tactile sensing, range finding and navigation; intelligence and task planning.
Design Optimization; Composite Materials and Processes
Integrated Design of Electronic Enclosures
Experience & Service
Department Service Chair of the Department Director Search Committee
Member of Graduate Affairs Committee
Member of Department Executive Committee
Member of Undergraduate Curriculum Committee; Member of Manufacturing Program
Member of Doctoral Qualifying Examination Committee Institutional Service
Director, Design and Manufacturing Institute, Stevens Institute of Technology, April 1996 - Present
Head of Design Automation, Design & Manufacturing Institute, Stevens Institute of Technology, April 1993 - March 1996
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1994 - 1998
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1989 - 1993
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Clarkson University, 1986 - 1989
Member of ME Faculty Search Committee
ME Faculty Mentoring
Member of Graduate Affairs Committee
Member of Manufacturing Program Committee
Member of ME Facilities and Laboratories Committee
Member of Executive Committee for the School of Engineering
Member of Core Engineering Curriculum Committee
Member of Institute Transition Team
Member of Information Technology Planning Team
Member of Search Committee for the Chief Financial Officer
Member of Search Committee for the Dean of School of Engineering
IPD Manufacturing Track Coordinator
Member of Search Committee for the Dean of School of Technology Management
Member of Research Planning Board
SOE Faculty Reappointment Reviewer
Member of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Committee
Member of Biomedical Engineering Committee Department Service Chair of the Department Director Search Committee
Member of Graduate Affairs Committee
Member of Department Executive Committee
Member of Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Member of Manufacturing Program
Member of Doctoral Qualifying Examination Committee.
Co-Inventor, USRE036602 “Concurrent Engineering Design Tool and Method ”
Co-Inventor, US5822206, Continuation Patent, “Concurrent Engineering Design Tool and Method”
Industrial Research and Development Institute, Midland, ON, Canada
McToy Division of McDonald’s Corp., Chicago, Illinois
Conference Co-Chair and Organizer, “2008 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences,” New York City
Member of Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications
Conference Co-organizer and Speaker “Integrated System Development and Operational Support: Strategies for Enhanced System Effectiveness” on June 21, 2000 at Arlington Virginia
Conference Organizer and Chair “Intelligent Design and Manufacturing Tools for Affordable Military Product Development” on October 1998 at Stevens Institute of Technology co-sponsored by US Army–TACOM/TARDEC
Attendee and Exhibitor - Defense Manufacturing Conference, Annually since 1998
ASME Design Technical Conferences and Design Automation Committee active participant; Paper reviewer for ASME Journal of Mechanical Design; Paper reviewer for Advances in Polymer Technology, Inter. Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering
J. of Finite Element in Analysis and Design
Paper reviewer for ASME Design Technical conferences
Invited Participant, “Air Force and NSF Manufacturing Modeling and Simulation Roadmap Task Force”, Orlando, Florida, June 2002
Attended ASME, DMC, NCMS, SPE, SAMPE, SME Conferences
Achievements & Professional Societies
Honors & Awards
ASME, The Design Engineering Division Award, 2008
Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) Best Presentation Award, 1998
ASME Mechanisms Conference Best Paper Award, The Mechanical Software Award, September 1988
Pi Tau Sigma, Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Wisconsin, 1985
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASME (Senior Member) Society of Manufacturing Engineers
SME (Senior Member)
E Du, S. Manoochehri. (2008). "Electrohydrodynamic-mediated Dielectrophoretic Separation and Transport Based on Asymmetric Electrode Pairs", J. of Electrophoresis.
E Du, S. Manoochehri. (Sep 2008). "Enhanced AC Electrothermal Fluidic Pumping in Microgrooved Channels", J. of Applied Physics, 104 064902.
K. H. Ko, K. Pochiraju, S. Manoochehri. (2007). "An Embedded System for Knowledge-Based Cost Evaluation of Molded Parts", J. of Knowledge-Based Systems, 20 (3), 291-299.
K. H. Ko, K Pochiraju, S Manoochehri. (2007). "Dynamic Evolution of Information Complexity for Analysis of Design and Development", JSME J. of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems and Manufacturing, 1 (1), 36-47.
K. H. Ko, C. Yu, K. Pochiraju, S. Manoochehri. "Analysis of information complexity during product development", Proc. of ASME IDETC/CIE 2005 IDETC2005-85284, 2 719-727.
K. Park, K. Pochiraju, C. Chassapis, S. Manoochehri. (2002). "Knowledge-based Rapid Design Evaluation Methodology for Die-cast Components", Journal of Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications.. 10 (1), 67-74.
V. Jovanovic, S. Manoochehri and C. Chassapis.. (2001). "Parameter Estimation for Resin Transfer Molding", Journal of Engineering Computations.. 18 (8).
S. Tumkor, N. Turkmen, C. Chassapis and S. Manoochehri. (2001). "Modeling of Heat Transfer in Thermoplastic Composite Tape Lay-up Manufacturing", J. Int. Comm. Heat Mass Transfer. 28 (1), 49-58.
S. K. Esche, C. Chassapis, C. and S. Manoochehri,. (2001). "Concurrent Product and Process Design in Hot Forging", J. of Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications. 9 (1), 48-54.
B. D. Mottahed and S. Manoochehri. (Nov 2000). "Optimal Design of Electronic Systems Utilizing an Integrated Multi-Disciplinary Process", IEEE Trans. Adv. Packaging (CPMT).. 23 (4), 699-707.
Esche, S. K., Fidan, I., Chassapis, C. & Manoochehri, S.. (2000). "Knowledge-Based Part and Process Design for Metal Forging", Journal of Materials and Manufacturing.
. 108 (5), 92-99.
B. Mottahed and S. Manoochehri.. (1999). "Design Considerations For Electronic Enclosures Utilizing Polymeric Materials", J. of Polymer-Plastic Technology and Engineering.. 38 (5).
P.Y. Shim and S. Manoochehri. (1999). "A Hybrid Deterministic/Stochastic Optimization Approach for the Shape Configuration Design of Structures", J. of Structural Optimization.. 17 (2/3), 113-129.
P. Y. Shim and S. Manoochehri. (Nov 1998). "Optimal Configuration Design of Structures Using the Binary Enumeration Technique", J. Finite Elements in Anal. and Design.. 31 (1), 15-32.
11. L. Q. Tang, K. Pochiraju, C. Chassapis, and S. Manoochehri.. (1998). "A Computer-Aided Optimization Approach for the Design of Injection Mold Cooling Systems", ASME J. Mech. Des. 120 165-174.
K. Pochiraju, C. Chassapis, and S. Manoochehri.. (1998). "Multidisciplinary Parametric Design Optimization For Enhancing the Affordability of Molded Composites", J. Thermop. Comp. Mat.. 11 364-392.
T.P. Skourlis, S. R. Mehta, C. Chassapis, and S. Manoochehri. (Jan 1998). "Impact-Fracture Behavior of Injection Molded Long-Glass Reinforced Polypropylene", J. Polymer Eng. Sci..
. 38 79-89.
M. Weinstein and S. Manoochehri.. (1998). "Identification and Elimination of Parts Undercuts for Molding Applications Through Part Geometry Integration", Journal of Computer-Aided Design..
Skourlis, S. R. Mehta, C. Chassapis, and S. Manoochehri.. (Jan 1998). "Impact-Fracture Behavior of Injection Molded Long-Glass Reinforced Polypropylene", J. Polymer Eng. and Science.. 38 (1), 79-89.
K. Pochiraju, C. Chassapis, and S. Manoochehri.. (1998). "Parametric Design Optimization of Injection Molded Parts Using a Structured Knowledge-Base", J. of AI in Engineering Design and Manufacturing.
T.P. Skourlis, C. Chassapis, and S. Manoochehri.. (1997). "Fiber Orientation Morphological Layers in Injection Molded Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics", J. Thermopl. Comp. Mat.. 10 453-475.
T.P. Skourlis, K. Pochiraju, C. Chassapis, and S. Manoochehri. "Structure-Modulus Relationships for Injection Molded Long Fiber-Reinforced Polyphthalamides", Comp. Eng. Part B, 998.
. 29 (3), 309-320.
E Du, S. Manoochehri. "Microgrooves Enhanced AC Electrothermal Pumping for Conductivity Microfluids", Proc. of ASME IDETC/CIE 2008, no. IDETC2008-49492.
E Du, S. Manoochehri. "Numerical Simulation of AC Electrothermal Microfluidic Pumping", Proc. of ASME MicroNano 2008, no. MicroNano2008-70066.
C. Yu, K. Pochiraju, S. Manoochehri. "Pultrusion Process Analysis Using Knowledge-Based System", Proc. of 2008 ASME IDETC /CIE, IDETC2008-49895.
N. Liu, S. Manoochehri, and Chan Yu. (Sep 10-13, 2006). "Multidisciplinary Conceptual Modeling and Optimization with Uncertainty Effects Consideration", ASME IDETC, Philadelphia, PA.
C. Yu, N. Liu, K. Pochiraju, S. Manoochehri and K.H. Ko. (Sep 10-13, 2006). "Development of Distributed Computing Framework for Parallel Multi-Disciplinary Optimization", ASME IDETC, Philadelphia, PA.
N. Liu, S. Manoochehri. (Mar 26-28, 2006). "Reliability based MEMS System Modeling and Optimization", roc. of IEEE International Reliability Physics Symposium, San Jose, CA.
C. Yu, K. Pochiraju, S. Manoochehri. (2006). "Low Tool Cost Molding for Thick-Section Composite", SAMPE 2006, Long Beach, CA.
C. Yu, K. Pochiraju, S. Manoochehri. (2006). "ptimization of Command and Control Systems for Port Security Applications under Uncertainty", 1th Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, San Diego, CA.
C. Yu, K. Pochiraju, S. Manoochehri. (2006). "Pultrusion Process Analysis Using Knowledge-Based System", ANTEC 2006, Charlotte, NC.
N. Liu, S. Manoochehri. (Nov 5-11, 2005). "System Hierarchy Optimization Method for MEMS Applications", Proc. of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Orlando, FL.