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Research Output 2001 2019

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

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
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
2012
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

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
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
10 Citations (Scopus)
Mixed Mode
Difference Method
Crack
cracks
Monitoring
Internal friction
internal friction
Vibrations (mechanical)
Hysteresis
hysteresis
2009
10 Citations (Scopus)

A continuous piecewise internal friction model of hysteresis for use in dynamical simulations

Spitas, C., Jul 10 2009, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 324, 1-2, p. 297-316 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internal friction
internal friction
Hysteresis
hysteresis
simulation
12 Citations (Scopus)

Reduction of tooth fillet stresses using novel one-sided involute asymmetric gear design

Spitas, V., Spitas, C. & Costopoulos, T., Apr 2009, In : Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines. 37, 2, p. 157-182 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fillets
Carrying Capacity
Load limits
teeth
Gears
2008
20 Citations (Scopus)

Direct analytical solution of a modified form of the meshing equations in two dimensions for non-conjugate gear contact

Spitas, C. & Spitas, V., Oct 2008, In : Applied Mathematical Modelling. 32, 10, p. 2162-2171 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meshing
Gears
Two Dimensions
Analytical Solution
Contact
7 Citations (Scopus)

Direct analytical solution of the inverse gear tooth contact analysis problem

Spitas, C., Costopoulos, T. & Spitas, V., Jan 2008, In : Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering. 16, 2, p. 171-186 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contact Analysis
Gear teeth
Inverse problems
Analytical Solution
Inverse Problem
13 Citations (Scopus)
cutters
flexural strength
teeth
Bending strength
gear teeth
12 Citations (Scopus)
crack propagation
Time measurement
Fatigue crack propagation
shear stress
cracks
2007
23 Citations (Scopus)
gear teeth
fillets
cutters
Gear teeth
flexural strength
23 Citations (Scopus)

Fast modeling of conjugate gear tooth profiles using discrete presentation by involute segments

Spitas, V., Costopoulos, T. & Spitas, C., Jun 2007, In : Mechanism and Machine Theory. 42, 6, p. 751-762 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gear teeth
Gears
Geometry
Wheels
Pumps
17 Citations (Scopus)
gear teeth
fillets
Parametric Design
Gear teeth
flexural strength
14 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical and experimental comparative study of strength-optimised AGMA and FZG spur gears

Spitas, V. & Spitas, C., Sep 2007, In : Acta Mechanica. 193, 1-2, p. 113-126 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spur gears
Gears
Bending strength
Wheels
Gear teeth
23 Citations (Scopus)
Pitting
Bending strength
Gears
Photoelasticity
Value engineering
2006
19 Citations (Scopus)
transmissions (machine elements)
degrees of freedom
teeth
simulation
Gears
15 Citations (Scopus)
Gears
Gear teeth
Pitting
Bending strength
1 Citation (Scopus)

Generating interchangeable 20° spur gear sets with circular fillets to increase load carrying capacity

Spitas, C. A. & Spitas, V. A., Jul 2006, In : Gear Technology. 23, 4, p. 28-34 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spur gears
Load limits
Boundary element method
Bending strength
Stress concentration
8 Citations (Scopus)
Gears
Gear teeth
Finite element method
24 Citations (Scopus)

Optimum gear tooth geometry for minimum fillet stress using BEM and experimental verification with photoelasticity

Spitas, V. A., Costopoulos, T. N. & Spitas, C. A., Sep 2006, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 128, 5, p. 1159-1164 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photoelasticity
Gear teeth
Geometry
Gears
Interpolation
2005
6 Citations (Scopus)

Generating interchangeable 20° spur gear sets with circular fillet to increase load carrying capacity

Spitas, C. A. J. & Spitas, V. A., 2005, In : VDI Berichte. 1904 I, p. 927-941 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spur gears
Load limits
Bending strength
Stress concentration
Computer simulation