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Research Output 2001 2019

  • 425 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 51 Article
  • 23 Conference contribution
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference article
2019

Analysis of a novel actively controlled split path automotive gear powertrain topology

Spitas, C., Amani, A., Spitas, V. & Akiltayev, A., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Powertrains. 8, 2, p. 157-174 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Powertrains
Gears
Topology
Parallel flow
Real time control

Automotive powertrain reliability modelling using an idea algebra

Amrin, A., Spitas, C., Vasileiou, G. & Spitas, V., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Powertrains. 8, 3, p. 191-223 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Powertrains
Algebra
Topology

Computerised symbolic planetary transmission modelling for automotive design

Spitas, C., Amrin, A., Amani, A., Vasileiou, G. & Spitas, V., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Powertrains. 8, 1, p. 58-73 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inverse problems
Kinematics
Systems analysis
Coal Ash
Coal
Aluminum
Fly ash
Mechanical properties

Non-linear modeling of gear drive dynamics incorporating intermittent tooth contact analysis and tooth eigenvibrations

Sakaridis, E., Spitas, V. & Spitas, C., Jun 1 2019, In : Mechanism and Machine Theory. 136, p. 307-333 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gear teeth
Gears
Spur gears
Nonlinear analysis
Dynamic response

Stress analysis of self-aligning automotive gearing

Beisekenov, I., Spitas, C., Amani, A., Tsolakis, E. & Spitas, V., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Powertrains. 8, 2, p. 93-114 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stress analysis
Gears
Spur gears
Gear teeth
2018

Analysis and design exploration of single stage compound stepped planetary gear transmissions

Spitas, C., Amani, A., Tsolakis, E. & Spitas, V., Jan 1 2018, In : International Journal of Powertrains. 7, 1-3, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gears
Topology
Kinematics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient oscillating micro-grid mixing of CFA-aluminium composite melts

Kaisarlis, G., Tsolakis, E., Vasileiou, G., Spitas, V., Tauanov, Z., Inglezakis, V., Itskos, G. & Spitas, C., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 254, p. 60-71 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal Ash
Coal
Aluminum
Fly ash
Pistons
4 Citations (Scopus)
Bayesian networks
Reliability analysis
Algebra
Powertrains
Reusability
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Generalised non-dimensional multi-parametric involute spur gear design model considering manufacturability and geometrical compatibility

Amani, A., Spitas, C. & Spitas, V., Mar 1 2017, In : Mechanism and Machine Theory. 109, p. 250-277 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spur gears
Gear teeth
Gears
Aerospace industry
Automotive industry

Introduction to structural ageing-specific functions for computational models based on synaptic networks

Mavrikas, G., Spitas, V. & Spitas, C., Nov 23 2017, The Ageing of Materials and Structures: Towards Scientific Solutions for the Ageing of Our Assets. Springer International Publishing, p. 197-215 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Aging of materials
Large scale systems
Helicopters
savings
Systems analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Mineralogical, Microstructural and Thermal Characterization of Coal Fly Ash Produced from Kazakhstani Power Plants

Tauanov, Z., Abylgazina, L., Spitas, C., Itskos, G. & Inglezakis, V., Oct 3 2017, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 230, 1, 012046.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal Ash
Coal
Fly ash
Power plants
Byproducts

Towards non-hierarchical system descriptions for automating functional analysis

Andas, A. & Christos, S., Jan 1 2017, In : Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED. 4, DS87-4, p. 219-228 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Functional analysis
Functional Analysis
Systems Engineering
Peer to Peer
Systems engineering
2016

Ice resistant structure optimisation of the steel conductor supported wellhead platform in the caspian sea

Tleshev, M., Spitas, C. & Kim, J., Jan 1 2016, Arctic Technology Conference 2016. Offshore Technology Conference

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wellheads
Steel
wellhead
Ice
steel
3 Citations (Scopus)

Functional assembly using synaptic networks: Theory and a demonstration case study

Mavrikas, G., Spitas, V. & Spitas, C., 2015, In : Unknown Journal. 6, DS 80-06, p. 163-172 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Circuit theory
Placement
Tolerance
Demonstrations
Tolerancing
3 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-parametric investigation of interference in non-standard spur gear teeth

Spitas, C., Spitas, V. & Amani, A., 2015, In : Mechanism and Machine Theory. 88, p. 105-124 20 p., 2449.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spur gears
Gear teeth
Gears
Mathematical models
Geometry
2014

Computational modelling of compact gear drives in consideration of interference and compliance

Amani, A. & Spitas, C., Oct 6 2014, International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 2014, ICCMSE 2014. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1618. p. 674-694 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

interference
vibration
mesh
gear teeth
power transmission
14 Citations (Scopus)

Parametric investigation of the combined effect of whole depth and cutter tip radius on the bending strength of 20 involute gear teeth

Spitas, C., Spitas, V., Amani, A. & Rajabalinejad, M., Feb 2014, In : Acta Mechanica. 225, 2, p. 361-371 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gear teeth
Bending strength
Gears
Spur gears
Geometry

Preface: Special section on transport phenomena

Spitas, C., 2014, In : Computational Thermal Sciences. 6, 1, p. 45 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transport Phenomena

Three ways of assessing the inertial biomechanics of a cyclist's leg

Rios Soltero, E. F., Spitas, C., Flipsen, S. F. J. & Savelberg, H. H. C. M., 2014, Procedia Engineering. Elsevier, Vol. 72. p. 232-237 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Biomechanics
Seats
Position measurement
Skin
Polynomials
2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Gaussian decision-support tool for engineering design process

Rajabalinejad, M. & Spitas, C., 2013, In : International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering. 14, 3, p. 374-393 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision making
Uncertainty
5 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond frames: A formal human-compatible representation of ideas in design using non-genetic ad-hoc and volatile class memberships and corresponding architecture for idea operators

Spitas, C., 2013, Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED. Vol. 2 DS75-02. p. 31-42 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Volatiles
Semantic Web
Semantics
Operator
Semantic Network

Consumer acceptance of fuel-cell systems in electronic products

Flipsen, B., Spitas, C. & Raangs, A., 2013, In : Journal of Design Research. 11, 3, p. 263-277 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fuel cells
Costs

Derivation of the equation of caustics for the experimental assessment of distributed contact loads with friction in two dimensions

Spitas, V., Spitas, C., Papadopoulos, G. & Costopoulos, T., 2013, Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics. Vol. 56 LNACM. p. 337-350 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics; vol. 56 LNACM).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Loads (forces)
Friction
Cracks

Design of loboid gear pairs using involute discretization

Spitas, V. & Spitas, C., Jan 1 2013, Power Transmissions - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference. Dobre, G. (ed.). Springer Netherlands, p. 417-425 9 p. (Mechanisms and Machine Science; vol. 13).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gears
Gear teeth
Rotary pumps
Blowers
Pneumatics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dynamical simulation and calculation of the load factor of spur gears with indexing errors and profile modifications for optimal gear design

Spitas, C., Spitas, V. & Rajabalinejad, M., Jan 1 2013, Power Transmissions - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference. Dobre, G. (ed.). Springer Netherlands, p. 183-196 14 p. (Mechanisms and Machine Science; vol. 13).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Spur gears
Gears
Gear teeth
Geometry
15 Citations (Scopus)
Stick-slip
Carbon Nanotubes
Nanocomposites
Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes
4 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting nonlinear stress-strain curves of unidirectional fibrous composites in consideration of stick-slip

Dwaikat, M. M. S., Spitas, C. & Spitas, V., Jan 2013, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 44, 1, p. 501-507 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stick-slip
Stress-strain curves
Composite materials
Plasticity
Fibers

Towards optimum involute gear design by combining addendum and thickness modifications

Spitas, V. & Spitas, C., Jan 1 2013, Power Transmissions - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference. Dobre, G. (ed.). Springer Netherlands, p. 173-181 9 p. (Mechanisms and Machine Science; vol. 13).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gears
Gear teeth
Photoelasticity
Cutting tools
Pitting
2012

A Bayesian framework for uncertainty formulation of engineering design process

Rajabalinejad, M. & Spitas, C., 2012, World Scientific Proc. Series on Computer Engineering and Information Science 7; Uncertainty Modeling in Knowledge Engineering and Decision Making - Proceedings of the 10th International FLINS Conf.. Vol. 7. p. 418-423 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Decision support systems
Probability distributions
Distribution functions
Engineers
Uncertainty
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Gaussian model of expert opinions for supporting design decisions

Rajabalinejad, M. & Spitas, C., 2012, Proceedings of International Design Conference, DESIGN. Vol. DS 70. p. 1579-1586 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Expert Opinion
Gaussian Model
Decision making
Decision Making
Design

Creating a research environment for the evaluation of design education in embodiment design

Spitas, C., Badke-Schaub, P., Spitas, V., Rajabalinejad, M. & Karana, E., 2012, Proceedings of International Design Conference, DESIGN. Vol. DS 70. p. 2075-2084 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Embodiment
Education
Evaluation
Design
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of the stochastic nature of the constituents parameters on the predictability of the elastic properties of fibrous nano-composites

Dwaikat, M. M. S., Spitas, C. & Spitas, V., 2012, In : Composites Science and Technology. 72, 15, p. 1882-1891 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite materials
Mean field theory
Micromechanics
Fiber reinforced materials
Tensors
9 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental and Analytical Study of Free-Fall Drop Impact Testing of Portable Products

Tempelman, E., Dwaikat, M. M. S. & Spitás, C., 2012, In : Experimental Mechanics. 52, 9, p. 1385-1395 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact testing
Conceptual design
Impact resistance
Mountings
Towers

Generic form of bayesian monte carlo for models with partial monotonicity

Rajabalinejad, M. & Spitas, C., 2012, 11th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference and the Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference 2012, PSAM11 ESREL 2012. Vol. 1. p. 549-556 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Interpolation
Monte Carlo methods

Preliminary study of tracking and identifaction of in vitro fertilisation samples using RFID

Hajian, M., Lens, J. & Spitas, C., Apr 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Engineering. 37, 2, p. 68-74 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radio Frequency Identification Device
Fertilization in Vitro
Radio frequency identification (RFID)
Optic Disk
Containers

Reliability based design of engineering systems with monotonic models

Rajabalinejad, M. & Spitas, C., 2012, Advances in Safety, Reliability and Risk Management - Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2011. p. 112-115 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Systems engineering
Monte Carlo methods
Gaussian distribution
2 Citations (Scopus)

Stochastic simulation of the power requirements of dry clinker pulverisation

Spitas, V. & Spitas, C., May 20 2012, In : International Journal of Mineral Processing. 106-109, p. 42-49 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grinding
Calcium Sulfate
Granular materials
Gypsum
Portland cement
2011
8 Citations (Scopus)

A model for elastic hysteresis of unidirectional fibrous nano composites incorporating stick-slip

Dwaikat, M. M. S., Spitas, C. & Spitas, V., Dec 15 2011, In : Materials Science and Engineering A. 530, 1, p. 349-356 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stick-slip
Hysteresis
slip
hysteresis
composite materials
23 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of systematic engineering design paradigms in industrial practice: A survey

Spitas, C., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Engineering Design. 22, 6, p. 427-445 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Industry
Engineers
12 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of systematic engineering design paradigms in industrial practice: Scaled experiments

Spitas, C., Jul 2011, In : Journal of Engineering Design. 22, 7, p. 447-465 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Experiments
Industry
4 Citations (Scopus)

Direct methanol fuel cells: A database-driven design procedure

Flipsen, S. F. J. & Spitas, C., Oct 15 2011, In : Journal of Power Sources. 196, 20, p. 8472-8483 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC)
fuel cells
methyl alcohol
Fuel cells
draft
17 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of load sharing in multiple gear tooth contact using the stress-optical method of caustics

Spitas, V., Papadopoulos, G. A., Spitas, C. & Costopoulos, T., Jun 2011, In : Strain. 47, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gear teeth
Gears
Photoelasticity
Polymethyl methacrylates
Standardization
5 Citations (Scopus)
Gears
Gear teeth
Numerical methods
Geometry
2010

A C++ -LISP-CAD interface for virtual 2-D gear prototyping

Spitas, V. & Spitas, C., 2010, Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering, TMCE 2010. Vol. 1. p. 399-405 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Interfaces (computer)
Gears
Computer aided design
Geometry
Computer aided engineering
10 Citations (Scopus)
Mixed Mode
Difference Method
Crack
cracks
Monitoring
1 Citation (Scopus)

Complexity of the gear cutter: A focused discussion of competitive gear manufacturing techno-economics

Spitas, C. & Spitas, V., 2010, Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering, TMCE 2010. Vol. 2. p. 817-827 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gear cutters
Gears
Economics
Geometry
Internal friction
internal friction
Vibrations (mechanical)
Hysteresis
hysteresis