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Books / Book Chapters

> Andrade-Campos A, Pilvin P, Simões J, Teixeira-Dias F. Software development for inverse determination of constitutive parameters, em “Software Engineering: New Research”, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN 978-1-60692-146-3, 2009.

> Paulino M, Teixeira-Dias F, Lach E, Wolf T, Bram M. Mechanical behaviour of highly porous Titanium under dynamic loading, em “Security and Use of Innovative Technologies Against Terrorism” pp. 187-201, F Teixeira-Dias, B Dodd, A Torres Marques, E Lach, S Walley (eds.), Universidade de Aveiro, ISBN 978-972-789-289-1, 2009.

> Sousa-Martins J, Teixeira-Dias F. Using natural cellular materials to improve blast-wave protection, em “Security and Use of Innovative Technologies Against Terrorism” pp. 175-186, F Teixeira-Dias, B Dodd, A Torres Marques, E Lach, S Walley (eds.), Universidade de Aveiro, ISBN 978-972-789-289-1, 2009.

> Teixeira-Dias F, Valente R, Henriques MP, Grilo MA, Lopes CR. Using numerical simulation to assess the ballistic performance of light-alloy targets, em “Security and Use of Innovative Technologies Against Terrorism” pp. 217-228, F Teixeira-Dias, B Dodd, A Torres Marques, E Lach, S Walley (eds.), Universidade de Aveiro, ISBN 978-972-789-289-1, 2009.

> Kanagaraj, S., Oliveira, M., Simões, J. A., 2009, “Wear/tribology of biocomposites”, Biomedical Composites, Luigi Ambrosio (Ed.), Woodhead Publishing Limited. 

> Neto VF, Ali N, Oliveira M.S.A., Grácio J, Chemical Vapour Deposited Diamond for Thermoplastic Injection Moulds, accepted to incorporate, as chapter 8, Carbon Structures (Advanced Structured Materials series),http://www.springer.com/series/8611;

> Titus E, Gracio J, Fagg DP, Singh MK and Sousa ACM , Bio inspired magnetic carbon materials, , Carbon Nanomaterials, 9th volume in the NmLS series;

> Coelho Margarida C, A Mobilidade na Avenida Dr. Lourenço Peixinho, Capítulo do livro “O Futuro da Avenida Dr. Lourenço Peixinho”, Câmara Municipal de Aveiro. 

> Lopes M, Rocha M, Borges F, Oliveira M, Martins N, Eco-eficiência Empresarial na Região do Entre o Douro e Vouga, Industria e Ambiente, nº 55, 2009.

> Completo, A., Festas, A., Davim, J., 2009, “TECNOLOGIA DE FABRICO” Publindústria Edições Técnicas ISBN: 978-972-8953-31-7. 


Referered International Journal Papers

> Oliveira JA, Pinho-da-Cruz J, Teixeira-Dias F, Asymptotic homogenisation in linear elasticity. Part II: Finite element procedures and multiscale applications. Computational Materials Science (if: 1.549) 45(4), 1081-1096, 2009.

> Pinho-da-Cruz J, Oliveira JA, Teixeira-Dias F, Asymptotic homogenisation in linear elasticity. Part I: Mathematical formulation and finite element modelling. Computational Materials Science (if: 1.549) 45(4):1073-1080, 2009.

> Yoon JW, Bray GH, Valente RAF, Childs TER, Buckling analysis of an integrally stiffened panel structure with friction stir welds. Thin-Walled Structures (if: 0.788) 47(12):1608-1622, 2009.

> Completo A, Simoes JA, Fonseca F, Revision total knee arthroplasty: The influence of femoral stems in load sharing and stability, KNEE, Vol.16,   Issue 4,  pp. 275-279, 2009.

> Completo A, Talaia P, Fonseca F, et al, Relationship of design features of stemmed tibial knee prosthesis with stress shielding and end-of-stem pain, Materials & Design, Vol. 30,   Issue 4,   pp. 1391-1397, 2009.

> Ramos A, Simoes JA , The influence of cement mantle thickness and stem geometry on fatigue damage in two different cemented hip femoral prostheses, Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 42, Issue15,   pp. 2602-2610, 2009.

> Ramos AMDM, Simoes JA, CAD-CAM-RTV - lost-wax casting technology for medical implants, Rapid Prototyping Journal, Vol. 15,  Issue 3,   pp. 211-215, 2009.

> Ramos, A., Simões, J. A., In vitro fatigue crack analysis of the Lubinus SPII cemented hip stem, Engineering Failure Analysis, 16, pp. 1294-1302, 2009.

> Ahn DC, Yoon JW, Kim KY, Modeling of anisotropic plastic behavior of ferritic stainless steel sheet, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 51,  Issue 9-10, (2009) pp. 718-725.

> Cardoso RPR and Yoon JW, Rate-Independent Crystal Plasticity Based on Euler-Backward Method and its Application to Earing Prediction of a Circular Cup Drawing. Proceedings of PLASTICITY'19: The Sixteenth International Symposium on Plasticity and its Current Applications, 03-08 January, (2010), St. Kitts and Nevis.

> Cardoso RPR, Yoon JW, Dick RE, A new axi-symmetric element for thin walled structures. Computational Mechanics, vol. 45 (2010), pp. 281-296.

> Cardoso RPR, Yoon JW, Stress Integration Method for a Nonlinear Kinematic/Isotropic Hardening Model and its Characterization Based on Polycrystal Plasticity. International Journal of Plasticity, vol. 25 (2009), pp. 1684-1710.

> Costa Manuel F., Melo, FJQ, Carneiro JA, Optical Non-Contact Roughness Measurement for the Assessment of Stress and Deformation in Tubular Metallic Parts of Automobile Seats, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7389, 73893A (2009) (Journal of Optical Engineering is a very recent issue of SIPE; impact factor still in assessment at the moment).

> da Rocha AB, Santos AD, Teixeira P, Butuc C, Gracio JJ, Analysis of plastic flow localization under strain paths changes and its coupling with finite element simulation in sheet metal forming, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 209  (2009) 5097-5109.

> de Morais AB, Pereira A. B, Mode III interlaminar fracture of carbon/epoxy laminates using a four-point bending plate test, Composites Part A, Vol. 40, nº 11, (2009) pp. 1741-1746, 2009. (IF 2008 = 1.951).

> Fonseca E.M.M., and Melo FJQ, Numerical solution of curved pipes submitted to in-plane loading conditions, Thin Walled Structures (Impact factor: 0.788 in Dec 2009), Elsevier, Available online 15 October 2009.

> Kalyanam S, Beaudoin AJ, Dodds RH, et al, Delamination cracking in advanced aluminum-lithium alloys - Experimental and computational studies, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 76, Issue 14, (2009) pp. 2174-2191.

> Karabin ME, Barlat F, Shuey RT, Finite Element Modeling of Plane Strain Toughness for 7085 Aluminum Alloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions - A-Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science,   Vol. 40A,  Issue 2, (2009) pp. 354-364.    

> Kim JH, Barlat F, Kim C, et al, Themo-Mechanical and Microstructural Modeling of Friction Stir Welding of 6111-T4 Aluminum Alloys, Metals and Materials International Vol.15,  Issue: 1, (2009)  pp. 125-132;    

> M'Guil S, Ahzi S, Youssef H, Gracio J, Acta Materialia , 57 (2009) 2496 -2508.

> Morais B, Pereira A. B., de Moura M. F. S. F, Magalhães AG, Mode III interlaminar fracture of carbon/epoxy laminates using the edge crack torsion (ECT) test, Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 69, nº 5, (2009)  pp. 670–676, (IF 2008 = 2.533).

> Moreira, Rui A., Melo, Francisco J Q and Rodrigues, Jose F. D., Static and Dynamic Characterization of Cork Compounds for Sandwich Beam Cores, Journal of Materials Science, Springer (Impact factor 1.18 in 2008) (2009).

> Moura M. F. S. F, Fernandez M. V. C., Morais A. B. de, Campilho R. D. S. G.. Numerical analysis of the edge crack torsion test for mode III interlaminar fracture of composite laminates, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 76, nº 4, (2009) pp. 469–478, (IF 2008 = 1.713).

> Moura M. F. S. F., Silva M. A. L., Morais J. J. L., de Morais A. B., Lousada J. J. L., Data reduction scheme for measuring GIIc of wood in end-notched flexure (ENF) tests. 2nd International Cellulose Conference (ICC 2007), OCT 25-29, 2007, Tokyo, Japan, Holzforschung, Vol. 63, (2009) nº 1, pp. 99-106.

> Pereira B., de Morais AB, Mixed mode I + III interlaminar fracture of carbon/epoxy laminates. Composites Part A, Vol. 40, nº 4, ,  (2009)  pp. 518-523, (IF 2008 = 1.951).

> Rabahallah M, Balan T, Barlat F, Application of strain rate potentials with multiple linear transformations to the description of polycrystal plasticity, International Journal of Solids and Structures,   Vol. 46,   Issue 9, (2009)  pp. 1966-1974.

> Rabahallah M, Balan T, Bouvier S, et al., Parameter identification of advanced plastic strain rate potentials and impact on plastic anisotropy prediction, International Journal of Plasticity, Volume: 25, Issue: 3, (2009)  pp. 491-512.   

> Rousselier G, Barlat F, Yoon JW, A novel approach for anisotropic hardening modeling. Part I: Theory and its application to finite element analysis of deep drawing,  International Journal of Plasticity,   Vol. 25, Issue: 12,  (2009) pp. 2383-2409.  

> Shuey RT, Barlat F, Karabin ME, et al, Experimental and Analytical Investigations on Plane Strain Toughness for 7085 Aluminum Alloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions - A-Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science,   Vol. 40A,   Issue 2,  (2009)  pp. 365-376.    

> Stoughton TB, Yoon JW, Anisotropic hardening and non-associated flow in proportional loading of sheet metals,  International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 25,   Issue 9,  Sp. Iss. SI, (2009) pp.1777-1817. 

> Taherizadeh A, Green DE, Ghaei A, et al, A non-associated constitutive model with mixed iso-kinematic hardening for finite element simulation of sheet metal forming, International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 26, Issue: 2,  (2010) pp. 288-309.

> Yoon JW, Bray GH, Valente RAF, et al, Buckling analysis for an integrally stiffened panel structure with a friction stir weld, Thin-Walled Structures,   Vol. 47,  Issue: 12,  (2009) pp. 1608-1622.

> Yoon JW, Cardoso RPR,  R.E. Dick R.E., Puncture Fracture in an Aluminum Beverage Can. International Journal of Impact Engineering, vol. 37 (2010), pp. 150-160.

> Yoon JW, Cardoso RPR, Dick RE, Puncture fracture in an aluminum beverage can,  International Journal of Impact Engineering,   Vol. 37, Issue: 2, (2010)  pp. 150-16.

> Yoon JW, Stoughton TB, Exploring new horizons of metal forming research, International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 25,   Issue: 9,   Sp. Iss. SI, (2009)  pp. 1609-161.

> Costa V. A. F & Raimundo A. M, Steady Mixed Convection in a Differentially Heated Square Enclosure with an Active Rotating Circular Cylinder, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 53, Issues 5-6, pp. 1208-1219, February 2010.

> Costa V. A. F.: Discussion, The Modeling of Viscous Dissipation in a Saturated Porous Medium, (Nield, D. A., 2007, ASME J. Heat Transfer, 129, pp. 1459–1463). ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 131, Issue 2, 025501, 2009.

> Fernandes N. T. A., Costa V. A. F, Use of Phase-Change Materials as Passive Elements for Climatization Purposes in Summer: The Portuguese Case. International Journal of Green Energy, Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp. 302-311, 2009.

> Conceição António C, Castro C, Davim JP, Optimisation of multi-pass cutting parameters in face-milling based on genetic search, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer, 44, (2009), 1106-1115. (Impact factor 2008-0,743).

> Davim JP, Cardoso R , Effect of the reinforcement (carbon or glass fibres) on friction and wear behaviour of the PEEK against steel surface at long dry sliding, Wear, Elsevier Sc, 266, (2009), 795-799. (Impact factor 2008-1,509).

> Davim JP, Clemente VC , Silva S, Surface roughness aspects in milling MDF (medium density fibreboard), International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer,40,(2009), 49-55.(Impact factor 2008-0,743).

> Davim JP, Maranhão C, A study of plastic strain and plastic strain rate in machining of steel AISI 1045 using FEM analysis, Materials & Design, Elsevier Sc., 30, 1, (2009), 160-165.(Impact factor 2008-1,107).

> Davim JP, Maranhão C, Cabral G, Grácio J, Performance of cutting tools in machining Cu/W alloys for application in EDM electrodes, International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, Elsevier Sc, 27, 4, (2009), 676-682 (Impact factor 2008-1,221).

> Davim JP, Maranhão C, Faria P, Abrão A, Rubio J. C., Silva L. R., Precision radial turning of AISI D2 steel, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer, 42, (2009),842-849. (Impact factor 2008-0,743).

> Davim JP, Silva L. R., Festas A, Abrao A. M., Machinability study on precision turning of PA66 polyamide with and without glass fiber reinforcing, Materials & Design, Elsevier Sc., 30, 2, (2009), 228-234.(Impact factor 2008-1,107).

> Davim JP, Sreejith P.S., Silva J, Some studies about machining of MMC´s by MQL (Minimum quantity of lubricant) conditions, Advanced Composites Letters, ADCOTEC LTD, 18,1, (2009), 21-23. (Impact factor 2008-0,270).

> Faria P. E., Campos Rubio J. C, Abrão A. M.,  Davim JP, Dimensional and geometric deviations induced by drilling of polymeric composite, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Sage, 28, 19,(2009), 2353-2363. (Impact factor 2008-0,573).

> Gaitonde V. N, Karnik S. R., L. Figueira, Davim JP, Analysis of machinability during hard turning of cold work tool steel (type:AISI D2), Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Taylor & Francis, 24, 12, (2009), 1373-1382. (Impact factor 2008-0,706).

> Gaitonde V. N, Karnik S. R., Silva L. R.,, A. M. Abrão, Davim JP, Machinability study in micro turning of PA66 GF30 polyamide with a PCD tool, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Taylor & Francis, 24, 12, (2009), 1290-1296. (Impact factor 2008-0,706).

> Gaitonde V. N., Karnik S. R., Davim JP, Multiperformance optimization in turning of free-machining steel using Taguchi method and utility concept, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Springer, 18, (2009), 231-236 (Impact factor 2008-0,403).

> Gaitonde V. N., Karnik S. R., Davim JP, Some studies in metal matrix composites machining using response surface methodology, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Sage, 28, 29,(2009), 2445-2457. (Impact factor 2008-0,573).

> Gaitonde V. N., Karnik, Achyutha B.T., Siddeswarappa B, Davim JP, Predicting burr size in drilling of AISI 316L stainless steel using response surface analysis, International Journal of Materials & Product Technology, Inderscience, 35, 1-2, (2009), 228-245.(Impact factor 2008-0,157).

> Gaitonde V. N., Karnik, Figueira L., Davim JP, Machinability investigations in hard turning of AISI D2 cold work tool steel with conventional and wiper ceramic inserts, International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, Elsevier Sc, 27, 4, (2009), 754-763 (Impact factor 2008-1,221).

> Gaitonde V. N., Karnik, Mata F, Davim JP, Study on some aspects of machinability in unreinforced and reinforced polyamides, Journal of Composite Materials, Sage, 43, 7, (2009), 725-739. (Impact factor 2008-1,034);

> Kanagarajan D, Karthikeyan R, Palanikumar K, Davim JP, Application of goal programming technique for electro discharge machining (EDM) characteristics of cemented carbide (WC/Co), International Journal of Materials & Product Technology, Inderscience, 35, 1-2, (2009), 216-227. (Impact factor 2008-0,157).

> Lima Filho V, Davim JP, Cairo C, Ferreira J.M.F., Preparation and characterization of SiAlON matrix composites reinforced with combustion synthesis rod-like SiAlON particles, International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials, Elsevier Sc, 27, 3, (2009), 647-652 (Impact factor 2008-1,221).

> Mata F, Gaitonde V. N., Karnik  S. R., Davim JP, Influence of cutting conditions on machinability aspects of PEEK, PEEK CF 30 anf PEEK GF 30 composites using PCD tools, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier Sc,209, (2009),1980-1987.(Impact factor 2008-1,143).

> Muthukrishnan N, Davim JP Optimization of machining parameters of Al/SiC - MMC with ANOVA and ANN analysis, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier Sc, 209, (2009), 225-232.(Impact factor-2008-1,143).

> Nandi A. K., Davim JP, A study of drilling performances with minimum quantity of lubricant using fuzzy logic rules, Mechatronics, Elsevier Sc., 19, (2009), 218-232. (Impact factor 2008-1,434).

> Nandi A. K., Davim JP, Optimisation of surface roughness in hard turning AISI D2 steel using TSK-type fuzzy logic rules, International Journal of Materials & Product Technology, Inderscience, 35, 1-2, (2009), 167-183.(Impact factor 2008-0,157).

> Ojha D. K., Dixit U. S., Davim JP, A soft computing based optimisation of multi-pass turning processes, International Journal of Materials & Product Technology, Inderscience, 35, 1-2, (2009), 145-166.(Impact factor 2008-0,157).

> Ozel T, Davim J JP, Special issue: Intelligent machining - Computational methods and optimization, International Journal of Materials & Product Technology, Inderscience, 35, 1-2, (2009), 1-2. (Impact factor 2008-0,157).

> Ozel T, Esteves Correia A., Davim JP, Neural network process modelling for turning steel parts using conventional and wiper inserts, International Journal of Materials & Product Technology, Inderscience, 35, 1-2, (2009), 246-258. (Impact factor 2008-0,157).

> Palanikumar K, Davim JP, Assessment of some factors influencing tool wear on machining of glass fibre-reinforced plastics by coated cemented carbide tools, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier Sc, 209, (2009), 511-519. (Impact factor 2008-1,143).

> Quiza Sardinas R, Mengana J. A., Davim JP, Multi-objective optimisation of multipass turning by using a genetic algorithm, International Journal of Materials & Product Technology, Inderscience, 35, 1-2, (2009), 134-144. (Impact factor 2008-0,157).

> Silva L. R., Abrao A. M, Davim JP, The effect of tool geometry on the machinability of polyamide during precision turning, Journal of Composite Materials, Sage, 43, 23, (2009), 2793-2803. (Impact factor 2008-1,034).

> Silva L. R., Davim J, Festas A, Abrão A. M., Machinability aspects concerning micro-turning of PA66-GF30 reinforced polyamide, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer, 41, (2009), 839-845. (Impact factor 2008-0,743).

> Silva L. R., Davim JP, Abrao A. M., Faria P. E., Merchant model applied to precision orthogonal cutting of Pa66 Polyamide with and without glass fiber reinforcing, Journal of Composite Materials, Sage, 43, 23, (2009), 2727-2737. (Impact factor 2008-1,034).

> Antunes,I, Brandao A, Figueiredo F.M, Frade JR, Gracio J,.Fagg D.P, Mechanosynthesis of nanopowders of the proton-conducting electrolyte material Ba(Zr,Y)O3-d, J.Solid State Chem., 182(8)(2009)2149. Impact Factor = 1.910.

> Balke N, Bdikin I, Kalinin S. V., and Kholkin A. L., Electromechanical Imaging and Spectroscopy of Ferroelectric and Piezoelectric Materials: State of the Art and Prospects for the Future, Journal of the American Ceramic Society,  92 (8),  1629 - 1647, 2009. (impact factor = 2.1).

> Fagg D.P, Pérez-Coll D.,  Núñez P., Frade JR, Yaremchenko A, Shaula A.L., Kharton VV, Ceria based mixed conductors with tailored bulk and grain boundary electronic conductivity, Solid State Ionics, 80(11-13)(2009)896, Impact Factor = 2.012.

> Fagg DP, Garcia-Martin S., Kharton V.V., Frade J.R., Comparative study of minor additions of Mn or Co oxides on sintering and transport properties in Ce0.8Pr0.2O2-d, J. Electrochem. Soc., 156(3)(2009)47. Impact Factor = 2.483.

> Fagg DP, Garcia-Martin S., Kharton V.V., Frade J.R., Transport properties of fluorite-type Ce0.8Pr0.2O2-d containing 2mol% and 5mol% additions of Co oxide sintering aid. Chem.Mater. 21(2)(2009)381, Impact factor 4.883.

> Gómez del Moral E, Fagg D.P, E.Chinarro, J.C.C.Abrantes,J.R.Jurado, G.C.Mather. Impedance analysis of Sr-substituted CePO4 with mixed protonic and p-type electronic Conduction, Ceramics International, 35(4)(2009)1481. Impact Factor = 1.369.

> Gonçalves G, Marques Paula A.A.P., Granadeiro C, Nogueira H, Singh MK, Grácio J, Surface modification of graphene nanosheets with gold nanoparticles: the role of oxygen moieties at grapheme surface on gold nucleation and growth, Chemistry of Materials, 21 (2009) 4796-4802. IF: 5.046.

> Horovistiz A.L., Boguslavskii M. V., Abrantes J.C.C., Shlyakhtina A.V., Fagg D.P., Shcherbakova L.G.,  Frade JR, Effects of composition and frozen-in conditions on bulk and grain boundary conductivities of Yb2Ti2O7–based materials, Solid State Ionics, 180(11-13) (2009)774, Impact Factor = 2.012.

> Isakov D, Martins A.M., Gomes E. M., Bdikin I, Guimaraes A, Dekola T, Almeida B, Neves NM, Reis R. L. and Macedo F, Synthesis of polymer-based triglycine sulfate nanofibres by electrospinning, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 42 (2009) 205403 (5pp).(impact factor = 2.1).

Mamin RF, Bdikin I. K., and Kholkin A. L., Locally induced charged states in La0.89Sr0.11MnO3 single crystals, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 222901 (2009). (impact factor = 3.7).

> Nabovati A, Llewellin EW, Sousa ACM, A general model for the permeability of fibrous porous media based on fluid flow simulations using the lattice Boltzmann method, COMPOSITES PART A-APPLIED SCIENCE AND MANUFACTURING, 40  (2009) 860-869. 

> Neto V. F, Vaz R, Oliveira M.S.A., Grácio J, CVD diamond coated steel inserts for thermoplastic mould tools – characterization and preliminary performance evaluation, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 209 (2009) 1085-1091.

> Neto VF,  Vaz R, Oliveira M.S.A., Grácio J, CVD diamond coated steel inserts for thermoplastic mould tools – characterization and preliminary performance evaluation, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 209 (2009) 1085-1091 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2008.03.012.

> Singh M. K., Titus E, M. G. Willinger and Grácio J, Synthesis and Field Emission Properties of Ultra-Nano-Crystalline Diamond Fibers and Helices, Journal of Nanoscience and nanotechnology, 2010, Vol.10, Issue 4 (In press) Impact factor 1.987.

> Singh MK, Titus E and Gracio J, UV Emission from Patterned Growth of ZnO Nanowires, Journal of Nanoscience and nanotechnology, (2010) Vol.10, Issue 4 (In press) . Impact factor 1.987.

> Singh MK, Titus E, Willinger MG, Madaleno J.C. and Grácio J, Microstructure and electron field emission study of diamond nanorod decorated a-SiO2 nanowires by microwave Ar–CH4/H2 plasma chemical vapor deposition with addition of N2, Diamond and Related Materials, (2009) 18, 865–869 Impact factor 2.092.

> Tang CJ, Gu LP, Gracio J, et al., Role of oxygen additive on hydrogen impurity incorporation in nanocrystalline diamond films fabricated by microwave plasma chemical vapor deposition, PHYSICA STATUS SOLIDI A-APPLICATIONS AND MATERIALS SCIENCE, 206  (2009) 2816-2821. 

> Tang CJ, Pereira SMS, Fernandes AJS,  Gracio J, Synthesis and structural characterization of highly < 1 0 0 >-oriented {100}-faceted nanocrystalline diamond films by microwave plasma chemical vapor deposition, JOURNAL OF CRYSTAL GROWTH, 311 (2009) 2258-2264.

> Titus E, Singh MK, Cabral G, Paserin V, Ramesh Babu P, Blau W.J. and J. Gracio J, Fabrication and field emission property studies of vertically aligned multiwalled carbon nanotubes grown by double plasma chemical vapour deposition technique, Diamond and Related Materials, 2009, Volume 18, Issues 5-8, (2009) 967. Impact factor 2.092.

Titus E, Singh MK, Cabral G, Paserin V, Ramesh Babu P, Blau WJ and Gracio J, Fabrication of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes for spintronics application, Journal of Material Chemistry, 19, (2009), pp. 7216 – 7221 . Impact factor 4.65.

> Vilela C, Freire CSR, Marques Paula A.A.P, Trindade T, Pascoal C Neto, Synthesis and characterization of new CaCO3/cellulose nanocomposites prepared by controlled hydrolysis of dimethylcarbonate, Carbohydrate Polymers,79 (2010)1150-1156; IF: 2.644.

> Zhil’tsova, T; Ferreira, J; and Oliveira, MSA. “Relative influence of injection molding processing conditions on HDPE acetabular cups dimensional stability”, journal of materials processing technology  2 0 9 (2009) 3894–3904.  DOI information:  10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2008.09.018.

> Araújo A. J. M., Wilcox S. J., Reuben R. L., Investigation of the role of dislocation motion in the generation of acoustic emission from metal cutting, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, V. 223, N. 12 (2009).

> Coelho Margarida C, Farias Tiago L & Rouphail N, TEDS (Traffic & Emission Decision Support) – A Numerical Tool for Estimating Emissions and Traffic Performance on Urban Corridors, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation (Taylor & Francis), Volume 3 (4), pp. 246 – 262.

> Coelho Margarida C, Zhai H, Frey H. Christopher, Rouphail N & Pelkmans L, Assessing Methods for Comparing Emissions from Gasoline and Diesel Light-Duty Vehicles Based on Microscale Measurements, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment (Elsevier), Volume 14 (2), pp. 91-99.

> Zhil'tsova T. V., Oliveira M. S. A., Ferreira J. A. F, Relative Influence of Injection Molding Processing Conditions on Hdpe Acetabular Cups Dimensional Stability. Journal of Materials Processing Technology. Volume 209, Issue 8, pp 3894-3904, 2009.

> Morais R, Frias Clara M, Silva Nuno M, Azevedo José L, Serôdio Carlos A, Silva Pedro M; Ferreira Jorge A, Simões JA, Reis MC, An activation circuit for battery-powered biomedical implantable systems. Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical. Volume 156, Issue 1, pp 229-23, 2009. 

> Oliveira M, Santos V, Multi-Camera Active Perception System with Variable Image Perspective for Mobile Robot Navigation, ROBOTICA, Volume 76,pp.8-14, ISSN 0874-9019, 2009.


Other Publications

> Moreira RAS, de Sousa RJ Alves, Valente RAF. An enhanced layerwise finite element using a robust solid-shell formulation. International Journal of Material Forming 2(1):881-885, 2009.

> Moreira RAS, de-Carvalho R, Inverse method for dynamic characterization of cork compounds. International Journal of Materials Engineering Innovation 1(2):254-275, 2009.

> Moreira RAS, Valente RAF, de Sousa RJ Alves, Modelling composite materials using a new concept of solid-shell layerwise finite elements. International Journal of Material Forming 2:881–885, 2009.

> Rah K, Van Paepegem W, Habraken AM, de Sousa RJ Alves, Valente RAF, Evaluation of different advanced (solid) shell concepts for detailed stress analysis of laminated composite structures. International Journal of Material Forming 2:943–947, 2009.

> Rah K, Van Paepegem W, Habraken AM, de Sousa RJ Alves, Valente RAF, Evaluation of different advanced finite element concepts for detailed stress analysis of laminated composite structures. International Journal of Material Forming 2(1):943-947, 2009.

> Simões FJP, de Sousa RJ Alves, Grácio JJ, Barlat F, Yoon JW, Effect of asymmetrical rolling and annealing the mechanical response of a 1050-O sheet. International Journal of Material Forming 2:891–894, 2009.

> Valente RAF, de Sousa RJ Alves, Natal Jorge RM, Enhanced finite element formulations on the numerical simulation of tailor-welded hydroformed products. International Journal of Material Forming 2:927–929, 2009.

> Fonseca A, Kanagaraj S, M.S.A Oliveira and J.A.O Simões, Nanocompósitos para aplicações biomédicas, O molde – revista da CEFAMOL (Associação Nacional da Indústria de Moldes), nº81, pp 31, March 2009.

> Neto V, Zhiltsova T, Oliveira MSA and Grácio J, Filmes Finos de Diamante: Revestimentos de moldes para micromoldação de componentes de plástico, O molde – revista da CEFAMOL (Associação Nacional da Indústria de Moldes), March 2009.

> Rotter SZ, Madaleno J.C, Diamond CVD by a combined plasma pretreatment and seeding procedure, Journal of Chemical Vapor Deposition 15 (2009) 209-216 DOI: 10.1002/cvde.20080674.

> Sing MK, Paula A.A.P, Silva V.S., Gonçalves PP, Sousa A.C.M., Ferreira J.M.F., Olhero S, Grácio JJ, Biotoxicity study of bone cement based on a functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube-reinforced PMMA/Hap nanocomposites, Int J Nano & Biomaterials, 2 (2009) 442-453.

> Basavarajappa S, Arun K. V. and Davim JP, Effect of filler materials on dry sliding wear behavior of polymer matrix composites- A Taguchi approach, Journal of Minerals & Materials Characterization & Engineering, Vol. 8 Nº 8, 2009 (379-391).


International Conference Proceedings Papers

> Andrade-Campos A, Development of an optimization framework for parameter identification and shape optimization problems in engineering, book of abstracts II, pp. 553/CD-ROM (art.pap_0468_MS20), 7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 7–11 September 2009.

> Caseiro J, Andrade-Campos A, An evolutionary-inspired optimizaton algorithm suitable for solid mechanics engineering inverse problems, book of abstracts II, pp. 551/CD-ROM (art.pap_0423_MS20), 7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 7–11 September 2009.

> de Carvalho R, Valente RAF, Andrade-Campos A, Optimization strategies for non-linear material parameters identification in metal forming problems, book of abstracts II, pp. 549/CD-ROM (art.pap_0430_MS20),7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 7–11 September 2009.

> Duarte I, Santos M, Teixeira-Dias F. Characterisation and manufacturing of Aluminium foams using scrap from foamable percursor materials, proceedings of the MetFoam 2009, session W4A, pp.49 (art.num.48), 6th International Conference on Porous Metals and Metallic Foams, 1 a 4 de Setembro, Bratislava, Eslováquia, 2009.

> Duarte I, Teixeira-Dias F, Graça A, Ferreira AJM. Mechanical behaviour of sandwich panels with Aluminium foam cores, Proceedings of the ICCS 15 - 15th International Conference on Composite Structures, A. Ferreira (edt.) art. num.135,  15 a 17 de Junho, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, 2009.

> Duarte I, Teixeira-Dias F, Graça A, Santos M. Characterisation and manufacturing of Aluminium foams using scrap from foamable precursor materials. 7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 7–11 September 2009.

> Henriques MP, de Sousa RJ Alves, Valente RAF, Numerical Simulation of Wrinkling Deformation In Sheet Metal Forming. 7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, pp. 561, Lisbon, Portugal, 7–11 September 2009.

> Laurent H, Grèze G, Oliveira MC, Andrade-Campos A, Manach JL, Springback of an aluminium alloy in warm forming conditions using the split-ring test, book of abstracts II, pp. 65/CD-ROM (art.pap_0310_MS04), 7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 7–11 September 2009.

> Miranda V, Teixeira-Dias F, Duarte I. Multiaxial experimental characterisation of Aluminium foams. 7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 7–11 September 2009.

> Moreira RAS, Corte-Real JD, Rodrigues J Dias, A Generalized Frequency-temperature Viscoelastic Model. ICEDyn’09, art.º 91 (em CD-ROM), pp. 39 (livro de actas), sessão Damping II, Ericeira, Portugal, June 22-24, 2009.

> Moreira RAS, Corte-Real JD, Rodrigues J Dias, Modeling the Frequency and Temperature Dependent Constitutive Relation for Damping Materials. Smart’09- IV Eccomas Thematic Conference on Smart Structures 

and Materials, Topic 10 – Identification of Materials Properties, art.º 109 (em CD-ROM), pp. 471-472 (livro de actas), FEUP, PORTO, 13-15 de Julho, 2009.

> Moreira RAS, de Sousa RJ Alves, Valente RAF, A Solid-Shell Layerwise Finite Element for Non-Linear Geometric and Material Analysis. 15th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS 15), paper 108, session Sandwich 2, FEUP, Porto, Portugal, Junho 15-17, 2009.

> Moreira RAS, de Sousa RJ Alves, Valente RAF, An enhanced layerwise finite element using a robust solid-shell formulation approach. 12th International ESAFORM conference on Metal Forming, art.º 448, sessão MS19-3 Finite Element Technology and Multi-Scale Methods for Composites, Metallic Sheets and Coating Behaviour Models, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 27-29 Abril, 2009.

> Oliveira JA, Pinho-da-Cruz J, Andrade-Campos A, Teixeira-Dias F. Parallel Topology Optimisation of Multi-Scale Structures. WCSMO-8 - 8th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 1 a 5 de Junho, Lisboa, Portugal, 2009.

> Oliveira JA, Pinho-da-Cruz J, Teixeira-Dias F. Aplicações de homogeneização por expansão assimptótica com células unitárias hexagonais. CMNI 2009 - Congreso de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería 2009, pp. 213 (USB art. P542), 29 de Junho a 2 de Julho, Barcelona, Espanha, 2009.

> Paulino M, Teixeira-Dias F, Gameiro C, Cirne JM. Aplicação estrutural de cortiça na melhoria da segurança passiva em caso de impacto. CMNI 2009 - Congresso de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería 2009, 29 de Junho a 2 de Julho, Barcelona, Espanha, 2009.

> Paulino M, Teixeira-Dias F, Gameiro C, Cirne JM. Caracterização do desempenho de materiais celulares no âmbito de crashworthiness. CMNI 2009 - Congreso de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería 2009, 29 de Junho a 2 de Julho, Barcelona, Espanha, 2009.

> Pinho-da-Cruz J, Oliveira JA, Carriço H, Teixeira-Dias F. Effect of the reinforcement shape and aspect ratio on the thermoelastic properties of short-fibre coposites. IRF‘2009, 3rd International Conference on Integrity, Reliability, Failure: Challenges and Opportunities, pp. 215 (CD-ROM art. S0805_A0479), 20 a 24 de Julho, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, 2009.

> Pinho-da-Cruz J, Oliveira JA, Teixeira-Dias F, Influence of the fibre arrangement on the thermoelastic properties of unidirectional continuous composites, ICCS 15 - 15th International Conference on Composite Structures, (CD-ROM art. 4), 15 a 17 de Junho, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, 2009.

> Rah K, van Paepegem W, Habraken AM, de Sousa RJ Alves, Valente RAF, Evaluation of different advanced finite element concepts for detailed stress analysis of laminated composite structures. 12th International ESAFORM conference on Metal Forming, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 27-29 Abril, 2009.

> Sena JIV, Valente RAF, Grácio JJ, Simões FJP, de Sousa RJ Alves, Finite Element Analysis of Incrementally Formed Parts. 7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, pp. 569, Lisbon, Portugal, 7–11 September 2009.

> Subramaniyan V, Andrade-Campos A, Development and implementation of a thermo-mechanical constitutive model for heat treatments, book of abstracts I, pp. 135/CD-ROM (art. pap_0060_GS-CP), 7th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 7–11 September 2009.

> Tamimi S, Razavi Z, Vincze G, de Sousa RJ Alves, JJ Grácio JJ, Numerical Investigation on Tensile Properties of Asymmetrically Rolled AA-5182 Sheets, (em CD-ROM), X International Conference on Computational Plasticity, COMPLAS X, Barcelona, September 2009.

> Valente RAF, de Sousa RJ Alves, Natal Jorge RM, Enhanced finite element formulations on the numerical simulation of tailor-welded hydroformed products. 12th International ESAFORM conference on Metal Forming, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 27-29 Abril, 2009.

> Coelho Margarida C, Andrade J, Soares D, Torrão G, H. Christopher Frey & Rouphail N, Contrasting energy use and safety criteria in European and US vehicles fleet, comunicação em Actas do 17th Transport and Air Pollution Symposium & 3rd Environment and Transport Symposium, Toulouse (França), Junho de 2009.

> Monteiro R, Neto F& M.C. Coelho, Life Cycle Analysis of Biodiesel: an Application to Portugal, Actas da 8th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies – SET 2009, Aachen (Alemanha), Setembro de 2009.

> Ponmozhi, J; Gonçalves, FAMM; Ferreira, AGM; Fonseca, IMA; Kanagaraj, S; Martins, N and Oliveira, MSA; Thermodymanic and Transport Properties of CNT-Water based Nanofluids; comunicação em Actas do DSL 2009 - 5th International Conference on Diffusion in Solids and Liquids, Roma, Itália, 24 a 26 de Junho de 2009.

> Campos Rubio J, Pereira da Silva M, Abrão A, Silva L. R, Esteves Correia A, Davim JP, Furação de poliamida reforçada (PA66 GF30) com alta velocidade de corte, V Congresso Brasileiro de Engenharia de Fabricação, Minas Gerais, Brasil, pp.1-9, 2009.

> Faria P, Abrão A, Campos Rubio J, Davim JP, Maranhão C, Silva L. R., Simulação por elementos finitos do corte ortogonal do aço AISI 4140", V Congresso Brasileiro de Engenharia de Fabricação, Minas Gerais, Brasil, pp.1-6, 2009.

> Santos M, Ferreira J, José Simões. Position Control of a Servo-pneumatic System - Hybrid Fuzzy P+I Controller of a Servo-Pneumatic Fatigue Simulator, ICINCO 2009 - 6th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Milan, Italy. 2009. 

> Zhil'tsova TV, Neto V.F., Ferreira J.A., Oliveira M.S.A., On the suitability of the conventional injection moulding process for micro featured parts replication - a DOE approach. The 7th International Conference on Industrial Tools and Material Processing Technologies - ICIT & MPT 2009, Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 2009.

> Coelho M, Monteiro R e Neto da Silva, FJ, Life Cycle Analysis of Biodiesel: An Application to Portugal, 8th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies 31 de Agosto a 3 de Setembro, Aachen, Alemanha, 2009.


National Conference Proceedings Papers

> Aoun, M., Ramos, A., Ballu, A., Cid, M., Simões, J. A., Morlier, J., Mesnard, M.,“2D finite element model of the TMJ: simulation of na opening movement”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 749-752, 2009.

> Albuquerque, J., Schiller, M., Abe, I., Ramos, A., Simões, J. A., Pinto, J. L., Lopes, P.,“Validação numérico-experimental de um macro-modelo dentário de estudo”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 741-744, 2009.

> Relvas, C., Ramos, A., Simões, J. A.,“Influência do modelo digital na análise pelo método dos elementos finitos: a mandíbula como caso de estudo”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 735-739, 2009.

> Ramos, A., Relvas, C., Simões, J. A., “Implantes temporo-mandibulares semi-anatómicos e anatómicos: estudo pelo método dos elementos finitos”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 729-733, 2009.

> Ramos, A., Relvas, C., Simões, J. A., “Estudo comparativo de implante temporo-mandibulares pelo método dos elementos finitos em diferentes geometrias da mandíbula”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 723-727, 2009.

> Reis, J., Potes, J., Capela, F., Relvas, C., Simões, J. A., “Avaliação de scaffolds de hidroxiapatite e fosfato tricácico para crescimento ósseo”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 651-653, 2009.

> Fonseca, A., Kanagaraj, S., Oliveira, M., Simões, J. A., “Ensaios mecânicos em UHMWPE reforçado com CNT para aplicações biomédicas”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 645-650, 2009.

> Frias, C., Frazão, O., Simões, J. A., Marques, A. T., “Caracterização mecânica da interface de uma componente femoral de um implante de anca cimentado com FBG”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 595-596, 2009.

> Clemente, C., Martins, N., Simões, J. A., “Estudo numérico do escoamento de um fluído viscoso através de um implante ortopédico”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 335-340, 2009.

> Clemente, C., Martins, N., Simões, J. A., “Estudo numérico do escoamento de um fluído viscoso através de um implante ortopédico”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 335-340, 2009.

> Grão, V., Santos, A., Simões, J. A., “Investigação e desenvolvimento de um dispositivo para pacientes asmáticos”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 313-317, 2009.

> Loureiro, A. R., Completo, A., Simões, J. A., Flores, P., “Desenvolvimento de um dispositivo de ensaio para a prótese patelo-femoral com 6 graus de liberdade”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 251-255, 2009.

> Andrade-Campos, A., Oliveira, J. A., Ramos, A., Pinho-da-Cruz, J. A., Simões, J. A., “Influência da malha de elementos finitos no processo de remodelação óssea”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 227-232, 2009.

> Costa, A., Coelho, R., Ramos, A., Marques, A. T., Simões, J. A.,“Análise pelo método dos elementos finitos de uma prótese transtibial”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 151-154, 2009.

> Castro, A., Completo, A., Simões, J. A., Flores, P., “Estudo dos parâmetros biomecânicos na interface implante-osso na artroplastia patelo-femoral”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 97-100, 2009.

> Santos, M., Sobral, J., Ramos, A., Ferreira, J., Talaia, P., Simões, J. A., “Simulador de desgaste da componente acetabular da prótese da anca”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 77-84, 2009.

> Nabais, C., Guedes, R. M., Simões, J. A., “Propagação e acumulação de dano em próteses de anca cimentadas – Element failure method”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 69-70, 2009.

> Albuquerque, J. Ramos, A., Simões, J. A., “Próteses gleno-umerais – Estado da arte”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 23-24, 2009.

> Meireles, S., Completo, A., Simões, J. A., Flores, P., “Estudo do efeito de strain shielding na articulação patelofemoral sob diferentes condições de actividade”, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, M. A. Vaz, P. Piloto e J. Reis Campos (eds.), 11 a 12 de Fevereiro, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, pp. 3-9, 2009.

> Fonseca A, Kanagaraj S, Oliveira M.S.A e Simões J.A.O., Ensaios mecânicos em UHMWPE reforçado com CNTs para aplicações biomédicas, Actas do “3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica”, pp. 645. (2009) (11 e 12 Fevereiro, 2009 – Bragança, Portugal).

> Calisto H, Araújo A, Martins N, Tarelho L, Optimização da eficácia global de separação de um sistema de ciclones dispostos em paralelo usando mecânica computacional de fluidos, comunicação em Actas da Conferência Engenharias'09 Inovação & Desenvolvimento, sessão ENG-09-20, CD ROM, Covilhã, Portugal, 25-27 Novembro, 2009.

> Calisto H, Carvalhal C, Martins N, Simulação do comportamento térmico de edifícios com fachadas ventiladas, comunicação em Actas da Conferência Engenharias'09 Inovação & Desenvolvimento, sessão ENG-09-28, CD ROM, Covilhã, Portugal, 25-27 Novembro, 2009.

> Carvalhos P, Araújo A, Martins N, Tarelho L, Optimização de transferência de calor em caldeiras flamotubulares de biomassa usando mecânica computacional de fluidos, comunicação em Actas da Conferência Engenharias'09 Inovação & Desenvolvimento, sessão ENG-09-20, CD ROM, Covilhã, Portugal, 25-27 Novembro, 2009.

> Coelho Margarida C, Frey H. Christopher, Rouphail N, Haibo Zhai & Luc Pelkmans, Veículos Ligeiros a Gasóleo: Uma Nova Metodologia Para Quantificar Emissões de Poluentes, comunicação em Actas do 5º Encontro Nacional do Colégio de Engenharia Mecânica da Ordem dos Engenheiros, realizado em Guimarães, Fevereiro de 2009.

> Gomes Marcos F., Santos José P. O., Moreira Rui A. S., Correia M.S. A., Estudo de viabilidade da implementação de sistemas de microgeração na região de Aveiro, comunicação em Actas da 3th Conference MEFTE, Bragança, 2009.

> Lamas B, Calisto H, Martins N, Optimização de aproveitamento de condensados em sistemas energéticos, comunicação em Actas da Conferência Engenharias'09 Inovação & Desenvolvimento, sessão ENG-09-27, CD ROM Covilhã, Portugal, 25-27 Novembro, 2009.

> Quinteiro P, Araújo A, Martins N, Metodologia de avaliação da pegada de carbono e consumos energéticos associados à produção de artigos cerâmicos de ornamentação de faiança, comunicação em Actas da Conferência Engenharias'09 Inovação & Desenvolvimento, sessão ENG-09-28, CD ROM Covilhã, Portugal, 25-27 Novembro, 2009.

> Torrão G, Coelho Margarida C & Rouphail N, Developing Methodologies for Assessing the Relation Between Vehicle Size, Safety, and Emissions, aceite para apresentação oral no 6.º Encontro do Grupo de Estudos de Transportes, realizado em Mira, Janeiro de 2009.

> Afonso D, Santos V. Robô Multi-Unidade de Base Modular para Operações de Busca e Salvamento, 5ª Conferência de Engenharia "Engenharia' 2009 - Inovação e Desenvolvimento", 25-27 Novembro 2009, Covilhã, Portugal.

> Oliveira M, P. Stein, J, Almeida, V. Santos, Modular Scalable Architecture for the Navigation of the ATLAS Autonomous Robots, Proc. 9th Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions ROBOTICA2009, pp. , Castelo Branco, Portugal, 7-May, 2009.

Santos M, Sobral J, Ramos A, Ferreira J, Talaia P, Simões J, Simulador de Desgaste da Componente Acetabular da Prótese da Anca, 3º Congresso Nacional de Biomecânica, pag 77 - 84, Bragança, Portugal, 2009. 

> Boeri Camila N., Fernando J. Neto da Silva e Ferreira JAF, Utilização de modelos semi-empíricos na simulação da secagem de bacalhau, III Conferência Nacional em Mecânica de Fluidos, Termodinâmica e Energia (MEFTE - Bragança 09), 17-18 de Setembro, 2009.

> Gomes F, Matos A, Sá N, Leite N, Carvalho A, Quinteiro P, Neto da Silva, FJ., Avaliação do potencial de tecnologias de micro-cogeração em Portugal nos sectores residencial e de serviços, 3rd International Congress on Energy and Environment Engineering and Management, Portalegre, Portugal, 25-27 de Novembro, 2009.

> Sá A., Fernando J. Neto da Silva, Contributo para a avaliação técnico-económica da disponibilidade de biomassa para a produção de pellets, 3rd International Congress on Energy and Environment Engineering and Management, Portalegre, Portugal, 25-27 de Novembro, 2009.


B – Research Projects 

National Research Projects – FCT

> A frequency-temperature dependent viscoelastic constitutive model: development, experimental identification, finite element implementation and material database generation, PTDC/EME-PME/66741/2006 (FCT), financiamento UA: 58,428.00 EUR, 2007-10.

> Experimental and numerical investigation of hollow-sphere structures under impact loading, PTDC/EME-PME/73503/2006 financiado pela Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), financiamento UA: 100,000.00 EUR, 2008-11.

> Innovative techniques and efficient strategies for numerical modelling and experimental analysis of symmetrical and asymmetrical incremental sheet forming processes, Projecto PTDC/EME-TME/098845/2008 financiado pela Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), financiamento UA: 150,000.00 EUR, 2010-12. 

Modelação e análise numérica de tratamentos térmicos em componentes metálicos de geometria complexa - Numerical analysis and modelling of heat treatments on metallic geometrically complex parts - PTDC/EME-TME/68975/2006 FCT, financiamento UA: 40,000.00 EUR, 2007-10, FCT, 40.000 €;

> Wrinkling predictions in sheet forming of metallic alloys: enhanced 3D finite elements, anisotropic material laws, bifurcation analysis and sensitivity to process and numerical parameters, PTDC/EME-TME/66435/2006 financiado pela Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), financiamento UA: 40,000.00 EUR, 2008-10. 

> Viscoelastic constitutive model depend on frequency vs temperature, PTDC/EME-PME/66741/2006, 2007-2009, FCT, 58.428 €.

> PROFAPE – Design and development of a patelo-femoral prosthesis, PTDC/EME-PME/67687/2006, 2007-2009, FCT, 54.144 €.

> Development of reinforced tissues with biodegradable composite materials -PME/70155/2006, 2007-2009, FCT, 21.768 €.

> Hip femoral prosthesis for in vivo loosening data acquisition, PTDC/EME-PME/70824/2006, 2007-2009, FCT, 100.000 €.

> Project PTDC/EME-PME/103578/2008- 2008, “Biorstimul – development and construction of new bioreactor concept to biomechanical and biochemical characterization of engineered tissue cartilage”, FCT 2008; Partner Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC – University of Coimbra), Funds - 120.000 Euros. 

> A Novel Approach to Predict Anisotropic Material Properties from Circular Cup Drawing and its Application to Earing Control - Nova metodologia para a obtenção das propriedades anisotrópicas de materiais -PTDC/EME-TME/109119/2008 - 45.000,00 Euros.

> Multi-scale modeling of Hexagonal Closed Pack (HCP) materials with spring-back prediction”, PTDC/EME-TME/105688/2008, FCT. Modelação multi-escala de materiais com estrutura cristalográfica hexagonal compacta (HCP) e previsão do retorno elástico - PTDC/EME-TME/105688/2008 - 55.131,00

> Meshless methods for shells and their coupling/enrichment with FEM, Métodos meshless e acoplamento com o MEF para estruturas tipo casca, PTDC/EME-TME/105237/2008, 51.780,00 Euros.

> Development of a hardening anisotropic model based on no associative rules of plastic flow, PTDC/CTM/74286/2006, 2007-2009, FCT, 34.000 €; JW Yoon.

> Development of high quality affordable products by forming operations, Pluriannual funding from FCT, 70.600 €.

> Advanced material modelling through the use of an innovative polycrystal plasticity framework: Application to metal forming - Modelação material avançada através do uso de técnicas inovadoras de plasticidade policristalina: Aplicaçao a conformação - PTDC/EME-TME/100895/2008 - 116.441,00 Euros. 

> Desenvolvimento de cerâmicos condutores mistos electrónicos e protónicos para aplicação em membranas de separação de hidrogénio puro. FCT, Portugal PTDC/CTM/66243/2006, 2008 onwards, 108.000 €.

> Development of nanodiamond coated micromoulds for thermoplastics injection moulding (PTDC/EME-TME/66227/2006), FCT I&D project, 65.000,00 €.

> Diamond-based surface acoustic wave devices : a reverse fabrication design, Area: Electrotechnical Engineering - Telecommunications, FCT, PTDC/EEA-TEL/104004/2008, 2010, -  41.160,00 Euros €;

> Extension of Electrochemically Active Sites in SOFC anodes-(E-a-s-i Anode), FCT, PTDC_CTM-105424-2008, University of Aveiro, ICV,CSIC, Madrid, Spain, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, 38.916 €.

> Graphene-Zeolite nanocomposite for hydrogen storage: The role of catalyst in spillover mechanism, PTDC/EME-MFE/103051/2008, FCT, 2010-2013, 105.000€; 65.161,00 Euros.

> Hydrodynamic control and distribution of nanofluids in micro-channels and porous media, PTDC/EME-MFE/105031/2008, FCT, 2010-2013, 125.000 €.

> Improvement of strength and formability of steels through asymmetrical rolling, PTDC/EME-TME/72402/2006, 2007-2009, FCT, 110.000 €.

> Nanotechnology for Next Generation Biomedical Implants, Iberean International Laboratory of Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine –Terapeutic Applications and Drug Delivery, NANO/NMed-AT/0115/2007, FCT, 183.240 €; 2008-2010.

> Production of pure hydrogen by reforming of biogas and electrochemical separation (HYDEL), FCT, PTDC-CTM-100412-2008, University of Aveiro, University of Newcastle, England, ICV,CSIC, Spain , 190.000 €.

> Studies on heat transfer characteristics of nanofluids under horizontal, vertical and inclined flow conditions, PTDC/EME-MFE/66482/2006; 115.000,00 Euros.

> Energy use and greenhouse gases emissions in vehicles: Contrasting alternative fuels, propulsion systems and market policies in the US and Portugal, (Projecto 2-03/2008), 2008 – 2010, Programa de Bolsas FLAD/NSF – “Portugal-EUA: Parcerias e Redes para Investigação 2007” 

> Sistema de Alimentação Fisiológica para Avaliação in vivo do Comportamento de Implantes Ósseos, PTDC/EME-PME/105465/2008, Financiamento: 150.000 € - Financiamento para a UA: 55.606 €. (Coordenação do Projecto). 


C- Technology Transfer Projects

> Numerical Simulation of stamping operations: structural optimization of the produced components”, UA230.400/08/03, Project with the company Mecânica Exacta, SA, 4.687,50 Euros.

> HELIFIX – Desenvolvimento de Acessórios para Tubo PEX Multi-Camada” - SIME I&DT; Programa PRIME, financiado pela Agência de Inovação; Entidades Associadas: Universidade de Aveiro; Heliroma Plásticos, Lda, Funded in 2007 – 2009.  

> Quickquote - SIME I&DT; Programa PRIME, financiado pela Agência de Inovação; Entidades Associadas: CADFLOW - Optimização, Reengenharia e Comercialização de Hardware e Software, Lda, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Departamento de Engenharia da Universidade de Aveiro (Project total budjet  €532.928,00 , UA - €83.124,80), Funded in 2009.

> Desenvolvimento de novos materiais para electrolizadores/células de combustível reversíveis e para armazenamento de H2 em sistemas sólidos. Martifer Energia - Equipamentos para Energia, 2008-2011, PI Dr.D.P.Fagg, 50.000 €.

> Development of high performance cements for structural applications based on nano aditives, UA230.400/07/08, UA230.400/07/07, 15.000 € Saint Gobain Weber Cimenfix.

> Development of new techniques for biodiesel production; development of a laboratory bioreactor, study of the optimized production conditions, characterization of the biodiesel and technology transfer, UA230.400/07/08, 2007-2008, A. Silva Matos, 67.000 €.

> Projecto de Cume ventilado em nave industrial – Entidades Associadas: Universidade de Aveiro (TEMA) - Fundijacto – 2006, 352,81 €.

> Simulação numérica de acessórios em materiais poliméricos - Entidades Associadas: Universidade de Aveiro (TEMA) – Heliroma, Plásticos, Lda – Desde 2007 ao presente, 5223,13€.

> Simulação numérica do processo de injecção de termoplásticos – Entidades Associadas: Universidade de Aveiro (TEMA) – Oliveira&Irmão – Desde 2004 ao presente (€17000) 

> Machinability of titanium alloys for dental applications: technology optimization and technology transfer, UA230.400/06/02, Distrim2, 20.000 €; 

> Development of extreme coatings and nano-structured surfaces, Pluriannual funding from FCT, 70.600 €;

> Particle-in-cell Monte Carlo simulation of radio frequency magnetron discharge, PTDC/EME-MFE/68042/2006, 2007-2009, FCT, 60.000 €;  

> Mixfull: Equipamento para desempenhar as funções de amassadeira e batederia na indústria de panificação. Empresa: Ferneto, Máquinas e Artigos para a Indústria Alimentar, SA, Projecto QREN em Co-Promoção Financiamento: 268.547 € - Financiamento para a UA: 121.430€ (Coordenação do projecto).

> Projecto MicroMed estabelecido entre a empresa Egitron e a Universidade de Aveiro, com vista ao Desenvolvimento de um Equipamento de Medição do Nível/Grau de Higienização e Fúngico de Produtos Alimentares e de Embalagem, com a coordenação e desenvolvimento da componente de concepção, desenvolvimento e implementação do sistema de extracção de amostras. Projecto financiado pelo QREN em € 147.973,69, cabendo o financiamento de € 100.000,00 à Universidade de Aveiro (Junho de 2008 a Maio de 2010).

> Projecto Concepção, Desenvolvimento e Implementação de Sistema de Corte de Pão, estabelecido entre a empresa Panificadora Costa e Ferreira e o Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica da Universidade de Aveiro, e financiado pela empresa Panificadora Costa e Ferreira no montante de € 21.133,50 (Janeiro de 2009 a Março de 2010).

> Projecto de Desenvolvimento, Implementação e Teste de um Sistema de Exaustão de Cheiros de Casa de Banho, estabelecido entre a empresa Oliveira & Irmão SA e o Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica da Universidade de Aveiro, e financiado pela empresa Oliveira & Irmão SA no montante de € 45.000,00 (Janeiro de 2009 a Dezembro de 2010).

> Projecto de Estabelecimento de Procedimento de Cálculo Térmico e Mecânico de Permutadores de Calor de Camisa Usados em Instalações Solares Térmicas, e Elaboração de Ferramenta Informática para Simulação Dinâmica de uma Instalação Solar Térmica a Operar por Termosifão, estabelecido entre a empresa Martifer Inox e o Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica da Universidade de Aveiro, e financiado pela empresa Martifer Inox no montante de € 7.371,00 (Março de 2009 a Maio de 2010).

> Projecto PrisionAir estabelecido entre a empresa Oliveira & Irmão SA, a Universidade de Aveiro e a Universidade de Coimbra, com vista ao Desenvolvimento, Implementação e Teste de um Sistema de Exaustão de Cheiros de Casa de Banho. Projecto financiado pelo QREN em € 370.706,00 (de 2008 a 2010). Financiamento para UA?

Numerical and Physical modelling toward enhancement of industrial processes, Pluriannual funding from FCT, 70.600 €.  (A.Sousa).


Patents

> Completo, A., Fonseca, F., Simões, J. A., 2009 - “COMBINED FIXATION BONE IMPLANT” – United States Patent Application, 20090248158, Publication date: 10/01/2009.    

> Cabral G, Costa V.A.F., & Grácio JJA, Sistema de Disco de Lixa e Prato de Fixação para Lixadoras. Pedido de Patente Europeia e Norte-Americana, submetido em Setembro de 2009;

> Costa V.A.F, Water Mixing System with Water Saving Function. Pedido de Patente Internacional PCT/IB2009/055545, submetido em 07 de Dezembro de 2009.

> Costa V.A.F., Sistema de Poupança de Água para ser Usado em Esquentadores e Caldeiras de Abastecimento de Água Quente. Pedido de Patente Nacional PT104738, submetido em 08 de Setembro de 2009. Submetido também Pedido de Patente Internacional PCT/IB2009/055660, como Water Saving System to be Used in Water Heaters for Hot Water Supply, 10 de Dezembro de 2009.

> Costa V.A.F., Sistema Misturador com Função de Poupança de Água e Respectivo Processo de Utilização. Pedido de Patente Nacional PT104138, submetido em 25 de Julho de 2008. Submetido também Pedido de Patente Internacional PCT/IB2009/005378, como Mixing System with Water Saving Function and Use Thereof, em 24 de Abril de 2009.

> Lopes MG, Costa V.A.F., Costa A. C. G., Dispositivo Silenziatore per un Dispositivo Erogatori d’Ácqua, in Particulare per una Valvola de Riempimento di una Casseta di Risciacquo o Altro Dispositivo Simile. Pedido de Patente Europeia, submetido em 04 de Abril de 2008, com a referência MI2008A 593, na Camera di Commercio Industria Artigianato e Agricoltura di Milano; Registado com o nº 09157349.3-2422, sob o título Silencer for a Water Dispersing Device, in Particular for a Flush Tank Fill Valve or a Similar Device.

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