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The varying densification strain in a multilayer aluminum corrugate structure: Direct impact testing and layerwise numerical modelling
(Elsevier, 201705)An aluminum (1050 H14) multilayer corrugated structure composed of brazed 16 trapezoidal zigzig fin layers was direct impact tested above the critical velocities for shock formation using a modified Split Hopkinson ... 
Vascular structures for smart features: Selfcooling and selfhealing
(Yıldız Technical University, 201708)Here we show how smart features of selfcooling and selfhealing can be gained to mechanical systems with embedded vascular structures. Vascular structures mimic the circulatory system of animals. Similar to blood distribution ... 
Vascularization for cooling and reduced thermal stresses
(Elsevier, 201501)This paper documents the effect of thermal expansion on a vascularized plate that is heated and loaded mechanically. Vascular cooling channels embedded in a circular plate provide cooling and mechanical strength. The coolant ... 
Vector modal solution of evanescent coupler
(IEEE, 199712)We present a vector modal solution for the evanescent coupler comprising an optical fiber and a slab waveguide. We identify the normal vector ridge modes of the device for different configurations. The dispersion characteristics ... 
Vector shock soliton and the Hirota bilinear method
(Elsevier, 200510)The Hirota bilinear method is applied to find an exact shock soliton solution of the system reactiondiffusion equations for ncomponent vector order parameter, with the reaction part in form of the third order polynomial, ... 
Vertex coloring of a graph
(Izmir Institute of Technology, 2004)Vertex coloring is the following optimization problem; given a graph, how many colors are required to color its vertices in such a way that no two adjacent vertices receive the same color? The required number of colors is ... 
Vertexdecomposable graphs, codismantlability, cohenmacaulayness, and castelnuovomumford regularity
(Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, 201401)We call a vertex x of a graph G = (V, E) a codominated vertex if NG[y] ⊆ NG[x] for some vertex y ∈ V \{x}, and a graph G is called codismantlable if either it is an edgeless graph or it contains a codominated vertex x such ... 
Vertical pattern mining algorithm for multiple support thresholds
(Elsevier, 2017)Frequent pattern mining is an important task in discovering hidden items that cooccur (itemset) more than a predefined threshold in a database. Mining frequent itemsets has drawn attention although rarely occurring ones ... 
Vibration analysis of a giromilltype vertical axis wind turbine
(Izmir Institute of Technology, 2013)Vibration characteristics such as natural frequencies and mode shapes of Giromilltype vertical axis wind turbines (VAWTs) with different design parameters are studied by Finite Element Method (FEM). As design parameters, ... 
Vibration analysis of a plate with piezoelectric layers
(Izmir Institute of Technology, 201807)In this thesis, vibration analyses of a rectangular plate with piezoelectric layers are studied by using ANSYS. Computer codes for various cases related with the geometry of the piezoelectric layers are developed by using ... 
Vibration analysis of laminated composite circular plates with radial slots
(Izmir Institute of Technology, 201409)Vibration characteristics of laminated composite annular circular plates with radial slots are studied by Finite Element Method (FEM). As theoretical background, vibration analysis of orthotropic annular circular plates, ... 
Vibration analysis of pretwisted rotating beams
(Izmir Institute of Technology, 2003)A new linearly pretwisted rotating Timoshenko beam element, which has two nodes and four degrees of freedom per node, is developed and subsequently used for vibration analysis of pretwisted beams with uniform rectangular ... 
Vibration analysis of rotating curved beams with variable crosssection
(Izmir Institute of Technology, 201407)In this study, inplane free vibration characteristics of rotating curved beams are investigated by Finite Difference Method and Finite Element Method since the mathematical model of the present problem is based on the ... 
Vibration analysis of rotating tapered Timoshenko beams by a new finite element model
(IOS Press, 2006)A new finite element model is developed and subsequently used for transverse vibrations of tapered Timoshenko beams with rectangular crosssection. The displacement functions of the finite element are derived from the ... 
Vibration and acoustic analysis of a refrigerator cabinet base plate
(Izmir Institute of Technology, 2013)This research study deals with the vibration and acoustics analysis of a refrigerator cabinet base plate by using Theoretical Modal Analysis by Finite Element Method and Experimental Modal Analysis. In this study, a cabinet ... 
Vibration characteristics of portal frames
(Izmir Institute of Technology, 2013)This research study deals with the defining of dynamic behaviors of a portal frame structure with tapered members by using Finite Element Method (F.E.M.) and experimental modal analysis. Portal frame with three beam members ... 
Vibration control of a smart curved beam with variable curvature
(Izmir Institute of Technology, 201712)In this study, vibration control of smart curved beam with variable curvature under in plane vibration is studied. The current problem is mathematically represented by differential eigenvalue problem with variable ... 
Viewpoints: Feeding mechanics, diet, and dietary adaptations in early hominins
(Wiley, 201307)Inference of feeding adaptation in extinct species is challenging, and reconstructions of the paleobiology of our ancestors have utilized an array of analytical approaches. Comparative anatomy and finite element analysis ... 
Violation of the holographic principle in the loop quantum gravity
(Institute of Physics Publishing, 201602)In this paper, we analyze the holographic principle using loop quantum gravity (LQG). This will be done by using polymeric quantization for analysing Yurtsever's holographic bound on the entropy, which is obtained from ... 
Virtual prototyping for robot controllers
(Inderscience, 2010)Production of a new mechanism involves design, manufacturing and testing phases. In order to achieve shorter turnaround times, researchers have studied methods of shortening these phases. Today, structural tests and ...