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Selected Publications

Articles accepted or published in refereed journals:

  1. Urbanic, R. J., Hedrick, R.W., Saqib, S., Nazemi, N., (2018), Material bead deposition with 2+ 2 ½ multi-axis machining process planning strategies with virtual verification for extruded geometry, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 95 (9-12).
  2. Eiliat, H., Urbanic, R. J., (2018), Minimizing voids for a material extrusion-based process, Rapid Prototyping Journal 24 (2), 485-500.
  3. Urbanic, R. J.Burford  C. G., Hedrick, R.W., (2018), Virtual quality assessment tools for material extrusion processes, Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 1-12.
  4. Impens, D., Urbanic, R. J. (2015) A Comprehensive Assessment on the Impact of Post-Processing Variables on Tensile, Compressive and Bending Characteristics for 3D Printed Components, Rapid Prototyping Journal, Manuscript ID RPJ-02-2015-0018.R1  
  5. Urbanic, R. J., (2015) A Design and Inspection Based Methodology for Form-Function Reverse Engineering of Mechanical Components, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-015-7180-5
  6. Urbanic, R. J., Hedrick, R. W. (2015) A Matrix Based Framework for Assessing Machine Tool Reconfiguration Alternatives, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, DOI:10.1007/s00170-015-7287-8
  7. Aggarwal, K., Urbanic, R. J., Aggarwal, L., (2014) A Methodology for Investigating and Modelling Laser Clad Bead Geometry and Process Parameter Relationships, SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, 7(2), 269-279, doi:10.4271/2014-01-0737.
  8. Hedrick, R., Urbanic, R. J. (2012) Integration of Additive Manufacturing and Virtual Verification Strategies within a Commercial CAM System, Computer-Aided Design and Applications, CAD2012-080, 10/4: 567-583.
  9. Urbanic, R. J., Kilani, M., Hassoun, A. (2012) Targeted Reverse Engineering Techniques for Generating Architectural Solid Models for Additive Manufacturing Fabrication, Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 2012, CAD2012-081, 10/4: 585-602.
  10. Townsend, V., Urbanic, R.J. (2012) Relating Additive and Subtractive Processes Teleologically, Rapid Prototyping Journal, 18 / 4:  324 – 338.* Highly commended award
  11. Urbanic, R. J., ElMaraghy, W. H. (2009) Using a Modified Failure Modes and Effects Analysis within the Structured Design Recovery Framework, J. Mech. Des., 131/11: 111005-111018.
  12. Djuric, A., Urbanic, R. J. (2009) Design and Evaluation of Reconfigurable Robotic Systems for 2 Axis Based Material Deposition Strategies, Integrated Computer Aided Engineering, 16/4: 315-338.
  13. Urbanic, R. J., ElMaraghy, W. H. (2008) Design Recovery Of Internal and External Features For Mechanical Components, Virtual and Physical Prototyping Journal, Special issue on reverse engineering, 3/2: 61 - 83.
  14. Urbanic, R. J., ElMaraghy, W. H. (2008) Using Axiomatic Design with the Design Recovery Framework to Provide a Platform for Subsequent Design Modifications. - CIRP Journal of Mfg Systems and Technology, DOI: 10.1080/09544820701802261.
  15. Urbanic, R. J., ElMaraghy, W. H. (2007) A Design Recovery Framework for Mechanical Components. Journal of Engineering Design, 20/2:195 – 215.
  16. Urbanic, R. J., ElMaraghy, W. H. (2007) Collaborative Design Recovery Framework. International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Special Edition, 21/2: 146 – 165.
  17. Tomiyama, T., DAmelio, V., Urbanic, J., ElMaraghy, W. (2007) Complexity of Multi-Disciplinary Design. CIRP Annals 56/1: 185-188.
  18. Urbanic, R. J., ElMaraghy, H. A., ElMaraghy, W. H. (2006) A Reverse Engineering Methodology for Rotary Components from Point Cloud Data. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing – published online, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-007-1062-4

Articles published in refereed conferences:

  1. Hedrick, R. W., Urbanic, R. J., Burford, C. G. (2015) Development Considerations for an Additive Manufacturing CAM System, IFAC INCOM 2015, in-press
  2. Townsend, V., Urbanic, R.J., (2014) Project Management Learning Takes Flight, Proceedings of the ASEE 2014 Conference,  American Society of Engineering Education, Indianapolis June 15 - 18, 2014. Best Paper Award from the Industrial Engineering Division at the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference.
  3. Townsend, V., Urbanic, R. J., (2014) Complexity analysis for problem definition in an assemble-to-order process: engaging emic and etic perspectives, Variety Management in Manufacturing. Proceedings of the 47th CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems.
  4. Aggarwal, L., Aggarwal, K., Urbanic, R. J., (2014) , A Reconfigurable Algorithm for Identifying and Validating Functional Workspace of Industrial Manipulators, SAE 2014.
  5. Aggarwal, L., Aggarwal, K., Urbanic, R. J., (2014) Use of artificial neural networks for the development of an inverse kinematic solution and visual identification of singularity zone(s), Variety Management in Manufacturing. Proceedings of the 47th CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems.
  6. Urbanic, R. J., Bacioiu, G., (2012) A Methodology to Assess Operational Complexity Characteristics,  Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, paper 1092.* Best track award
  7. Urbanic, R, J., Gudla, A., (2012) Functional Work Space Estimation of a Robot using Forward Kinematics, D-H Parameters, and Shape Analyses, Proceedings of the ASME 2012 11th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, ESDA2012: paper ESDA2012 – 83001.
  8. Hedrick, R., Urbanic, R. J. (2011) A Foundation for Integrating Hand Held Mobile Devices in a Computer Aided Manufacturing Environment, 4th International Conference on Changeable, Agile, Reconfigurable and Virtual Production (CARV 2011), pp. 281 – 286.
  9. Villalpando, R., Urbanic, R. J. (2011) A Parametric Modelling of Internal Matrix Structures for Components Built by Fused Deposition Modelling, 4th International Conference on Changeable, Agile, Reconfigurable and Virtual Production 287– 292.
  10. Townsend, V., Urbanic, R. J. (2011) A Consortium Leveraged Learning Network as a Means of Implementing Change in Manufacturing Systems, 4th International Conference on Changeable, Agile, Reconfigurable and Virtual Production 580 – 585.
  11. Saqib. S, Urbanic, R. J. (2011) An Experimental Study to Determine Geometric and Dimensional Accuracy Impact Factors for Fused Deposition Modelled Parts, 4th International Conference on Changeable, Agile, Reconfigurable and Virtual Production 293 – 298.
  12. Urbanic, R. J., Sawyer-Beaulieu, S. (2011) Development of a Sustainable Design Challenges Workshop for Senior Industrial Engineering Students, Proceedings of the ASEE 2011 Conference – AC 2011-445, ISBN 978-087823-234-5.
  13. Bacioiu, G., Urbanic, R. J. (2011) Work Flow Optimization Based on Value Stream and Process Complexity Analysis, Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, CD-ROM.
  14. Barakat, S., Urbanic, R. J. (2011) A Systematic Investigation for Reducing Shredder Residue for Complex Automotive Seat Subassemblies, Proceedings of the 18th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, pp. 476-481.
  15. Townsend, V., Urbanic, R. J. (2010) A Systems Approach to Hybrid Design Utilizing: Fused Deposition Modeling and CNC Machining, Proceedings of the 20th CIRP Design Seminar, Nantes France, pp. 711-720.
  16. Urbanic, R. J., ElMaraghy, W. (2010) Using Systems Analysis Techniques to Understand the Relationships between Skills, Effort and Learning, Proceedings of the 20th CIRP Design Seminar, Nantes France, pp. 643-652.
  17. Urbanic, R.J., Hedrick, R., Sokolowski, J. (2010) Design and Fabrication of Sand Casting Patterns Leveraging the Fused Deposition Rapid Prototyping Process, Proceedings of the 114 Metalcasting Conference, CD ROM