Publications

Frank, M.C., Joshi, S.B., and Wysk, R.A., “Rapid Prototyping as an Integrated Product/Process Development Tool: An overview of Issues and Economics”, Journal of Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, Volume 20, Number 3, May 2003, [http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10170660309509232]

Frank, M.C. , Wysk, R.A., and Joshi, S.B., “Rapid Planning for CNC Machining – A New Approach to Rapid Prototyping”, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, SME, Volume 23, No. 3, pp. 242-255, 2004, [https://doi.org/10.1016/S0278-6125(04)80037-2]

Frank, M.C., Wysk, R.A., and Joshi, S.B., “Determining Setup Orientations from the Visibility of Slice Geometry for Rapid CNC Machining”, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 128, No. 1, pp. 228-238, 2006 [https://doi.org/10.1115/1.2039100]

Li, Y.  and Frank, M.C., “Machinability Analysis for 3-axis Flat End Milling”, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 128, No. 2, pp. 454-464, 2006, [ https://doi.org/10.1115/1.2137748]

Li, Y.  and Frank, M.C., “Computing Non-Visibility of Convex Polygonal Facets on the Surface of a Polyhedral CAD Model”, Computer Aided Design, Vol. 39, No. 9, pp. 732-744, 2007, [ https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cad.2007.02.014]

Boonsuk, W.  and Frank, M.C., “Automated fixturing for a rapid machining system”, Rapid Prototyping Journal Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 111-125, 2009 [https://doi.org/10.1108/13552540910943414]

Luo, X.  and Frank, M.C., “A Layer Thickness Algorithm for Additive/Subtractive Rapid Manufacturing”, Rapid Prototyping Journal Vol.16, No. 2, pp. 100-115, 2009 [https://doi.org/10.1108/13552541011025825]

Yang, Z., Wysk, R.A., Joshi, S.B. , Frank, M.C., Petrzelka, J.E. , “Conventional Machining Methods for Rapid Prototyping and Direct Manufacturing”, International Journal of Rapid Manufacturing, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 41-64, 2009 [https://doi.org/10.1504/IJRAPIDM.2009.028931]

Makhe, A. and Frank, M.C., “Polygon Subdivision for Pocket Machining Process Planning”, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 709-716, 2010 [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2010.01.016]

Petrzelka, J.E. , Frank, M.C., “Advanced Process Planning for Subtractive Rapid Prototyping”, Rapid Prototyping Journal, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 216-224, 2010 [https://doi.org/10.1108/13552541011034898]

Thomas, T.P., Anderson, D.D., Willis, A.R., Liu, P., Frank, M.C., Marsh, J.L., and Brown, T.D., “A Computational/Experimental Platform for Investigating Three-Dimensional Puzzle Solving of Comminuted Articular Fractures”,  Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 263-270, 2011 [https://doi.org/10.1080/10255841003762042]

Anderson DD, Thomas TP, Frank M.C., Marsh JL, Brown TD. On the Horizon from the ORS: “Assessing and minimizing the adverse mechanical consequences of articular fractures to decrease the risk for posttraumatic osteoarthritis”. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011;19(10):644-646  [https://doi.org/10.5435/00124635-201110000-00008]

Li, Y. and Frank, M.C., “Computing Axes of Rotation for Setup Planning Using Visibility of Polyhedral CAD Models”, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 134, pp 041005(1-10), 2012  [doi:10.1115/1.4006969]

Luo, X. , Li, Y. , and Frank, M.C., “A Finishing Cutter Selection Algorithm for Additive/Subtractive Rapid Pattern Manufacturing”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol 69, pp. 2041-2053, 2013 [https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-013-5182-8]

Lei, S., Frank, M.C., Anderson, D.D., and Brown, T.D., “A Method to Represent Heterogeneous Materials for Rapid Prototyping – The Matryoshka Approach”, Rapid Prototyping Journal, Vol. 20, Issue 5, 2014 https://doi.org/10.1108/rpj-10-2012-0095

Abdel-All, E. , Frank M.C., and I. Rivero, “Rapid Tooling Using Friction Stir Welding and Machining”, Rapid Prototyping Journal, Vol 23, issue 1, pp. 81-95, 2017 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/RPJ-08-2015-0107]

Zhu, S., Magnussen, C.J. , Judd, E., Frank M.C., and Peters, F.E., “Automated Composite Fabric Layup for Wind Turbine Blades”, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol 139, No. 6, 061001, 2017,  [doi:10.1115/1.4035004 ]

Eldakroury, M.A., Chen, N., and Frank, M.C., “A New Method for Locating Candidate Substrates for Multi Axis Hybrid Manufacturing Systems”, Rapid Prototyping Journal, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp 237-248, 10.1108/RPJ-12-2016-0213, 2018

Hou, G., and Frank, M.C., “Computing the Global Visibility Map Using Slice Geometry for Setup Planning”, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 139, No. 8, 081006, 2017, [doi:10.1115/1.4036423]

Barnawal, P. , Dorneich, M.C., Frank, M.C., and Peters, F.E., “Evaluation of Design Feedback Modality in Design for Manufacturability”, Technical Brief, Journal of Mechanical Design, Transaction of the ASME, Vol. 139, No 9, 094503, 2017

Chen, N. , Barnawal, P. , and Frank, M.C., “Automated Post Machining Process Planning for a New Hybrid Manufacturing Method of Additive Manufacturing and Rapid Machining”, Rapid Prototyping Journal, accepted, to appear.

Wang, D. , Peters, F.E., and Frank, M.C., “A Semiautomatic, Cleaning Room Grinding Method for the Metalcasting Industry”, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 139, pp 121017-1:121017-8, 2017

Hoefer M.J.  and Frank, M.C., “Automated Manufacturing Process Selection During Conceptual Design” Journal of Mechanical Design, Transaction of the ASME, 140 (3), 031701, 2018

Abdel-All, E. , Frank M.C., and Stone, R.T., “A study of design fixation related to Additive Manufacturing”  Journal of Mechanical Design, Transaction of the ASME, 140 (4), 041702, 2018

Abdel-All, E. , Frank M.C and Stone, R.T., “Design for Manufacturability-Based Feedback to Mitigate Design Fixation”, Journal of Mechanical Design, Transaction of the ASME, accepted, to appear