Mehmet Sunar, Associate Professor of ME
Most Cited Journal Papers:
S. S. Rao and M. Sunar, “Analysis of Thermopiezoelectric Sensors and Actuators in Advanced Intelligent Structures”, AIAA Journal, Vol. 31, No. 7, July 1993, pp. 1280-1286 ® Cited 61 times (Source: Web of Science).
M. Sunar and S. S. Rao, “Recent Advances in Sensing and Control of Flexible Structures via Piezoelectric Materials Technology”, ASME Applied Mechanics Reviews, Vol. 52, 1999, pp. 1-16 ® Cited 42 times (Source: Web of Science)
S. S. Rao and M. Sunar, “Piezoelectricity and its Use in Disturbance Sensing and Control of Flexible Structures: A Survey”, ASME Applied Mechanics Reviews, Vol. 47, No. 4, April 1994, pp. 113-123 ® Cited 35 times (Collected from Scirus).
M. Sunar and A. D. Belegundu, “Trust Region Methods for Structural Optimization Using Exact Second Order Sensitivity”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 32, No. 2, August 1991, pp. 275-293 ® Cited 21 times (Source: Web of Science).
Article in Encyclopedia:
M. Sunar, “Theory of Vibration: Substructuring”, Encyclopedia of Vibration, Edited by S. G. Braun, D. J. Ewins and S. S. Rao, Academic Press, London, September 2001, pp. 1332-1335 (Invited Article).
Other Journal Papers:
M. Sunar and J. M. Bakhashwain, “A Study on Thermodynamic Potential Energy for Magnetostrictive Systems”, Exergy, An International Journal, October 2004 (Accepted).
J. M. Bakhashwain, M. Sunar and S. J. Hyder, “Finite Element Modeling of Magnetostrictive Smart Structures”, The Theme Issue “Mechanical Vibration & Noise” of The Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering, Vol. 29, No. 1C, June 2004, pp. 125-138.
S. J. Hyder, M. Sunar and F. Mahmood, “Piezoelectromagnetic Smart Structures”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I, Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Vol. 218, 2004, pp. 27-37.
M. Sunar, A. Z. Al-Garni, M. H. Ali, and R. Kahraman, “Finite Element Modeling of Thermopiezomagnetic Smart Structures”, AIAA Journal, September 2002, pp. 1846-1851.
M. Sunar, S. J. Hyder and B. S. Yilbas, “Robust Design of Piezoelectric Actuators for Structural Control”, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 90, 14 September 2001, pp. 6257-6270.
M. Sunar and R. Kahraman, “A Comparative Study of Multiobjective Optimization Techniques in Structural Design”, Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2001, pp. 69-78.
M. Sunar, A. M. A. Gurain and M. Mohandes, “Substructural Neural Network Controller”, Computers & Structures, Vol. 78, No. 4, 2000, pp. 575–581.
Sunar, M. and Rao, S. S., “Optimal Structural Control by Substructure Synthesis”, AIAA Journal, Vol. 38, No. 11, November 2000, pp. 2191-2194.
M. Sunar, “Artificial Neural Networks for Thermopiezoelectric Systems”, International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 23, 1999, pp. 1123-1131.
M. Sunar, “Substructural Control Design for Serial Flexible Structures Using the Linear Quadratic Gaussian Method”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I, Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Vol. 213, 1999, pp. 289-300.
M. Sunar, S. J. Hyder and R. Kahraman, “Robust Design of Thermopiezoelectric Actuators”, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 21, 1998, pp. 521-523.
M. Sunar and S. S. Rao, “A Substructures Method for the Active Control of Large Periodic Structures,” Computers & Structures, Vol. 65, No. 5, 1997, pp. 695-701.
M. Sunar and S. S. Rao, “Thermopiezoelectric Control Design and Actuator Placement”, AIAA Journal, Vol. 35, No. 3, March 1997, pp. 534-539.
M. Sunar and S. S. Rao, “Distributed Modeling and Actuator Location for Piezoelectric Control Systems”, AIAA Journal, Vol. 34, No. 10, October 1996, pp. 2209-2211.
M. Sunar and S. S. Rao, “Simultaneous Passive and Active Control Design of Structures Using Multiobjective Optimization Strategies”, Computers & Structures, Vol. 48, No. 5, 3 September 1993, pp. 913-924.
M. Sunar and S. S. Rao, “Optimal Selection of Weighting Matrices in Integrated Design of Structures/Controls”, AIAA Journal, Vol. 31, No. 4, April 1993, pp. 714-720.
M. Sunar and S. S. Rao, “Substructure Decomposition Method for the Control Design of Large Flexible Structures”, AIAA Journal, Vol. 30, No. 10, October 1992, pp. 2573-2575.
M. Sunar and O. Toker, “Substructural Control of Fuzzy Nonlinear Flexible Structures”, The First International Conference on Modeling, Simulation & Applied Optimization, ICMSAO/05, February 1-3, 2005, Sharjah, UAE (Paper Accepted).
M. Sunar and J. Bakhashwain, “Magnetostrictive Actuator Modeling and Placement”, International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition, IMEC2004, December 5-8, 2004, Kuwait (Paper Accepted).
M. Sunar, S. Adewusi and J. M. Bakhashwain, “An Experimental and Theoretical Study for the Effect of Placement on the Response of Piezoelectric Sensors”, First International Conference on: Applications of Traditional and High Performance Materials in Harsh Environments, United Arab Emirates, January 20-22, 2004.
M. Sunar and B. Al-Bedoor, “Finite Element Study on Piezoelectric Sensors for Blade Vibration Measurements”, ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, Cleveland, OH, USA, July 2003.
M. Sunar and J. M. Bakhashwain, “A Study on Thermodynamic Potential Energy for Magnetostrictive Systems”, Proceedings of The First International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium, July 13-17, 2003, Izmir, Turkey, pp. 103-107.
O. Toker and M. Sunar, “Substructural Multiobjective H¥ Controller Design for Large Flexible Structures: A Linear Matrix Inequalities (LMI) Approach”, Proceedings of ESDA 2002: ASME 6th Biennial Conference on Engineering, Systems Design and Analysis, July 8-11, 2002, Istanbul, Turkey.
M. Sunar, S. A. Al-Kaabi and O. Toker, “Substructural Control of Nonlinear Structures Using LQG Control”, Proceedings of ESDA 2002: ASME 6th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, July 8-11, 2002, Istanbul, Turkey.
M. Sunar, “Modeling of Piezoelectric/Magnetostrictive Materials for Smart Structures”, IUTAM Symposium on Dynamics of Advanced Materials and Smart Structures, May 20-24, 2002, Yonezawa, Japan.
M. Sunar, “Modeling of Coupled Mechanical, Electrical, Thermal and Magnetic Fields”, International Thermal Energy Congress, July 8-12, 2001, Cesme, Izmir, Turkey.
M. Sunar, “Thermopiezoelectric Sensor Design and Placement”, Recent Advances in Transport Phenomena, The 12th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Elsevier, Paris, France, Editors: I. Dincer and M. F. Yardim, 2000, pp. 665-669.
M. Sunar, A. M. Abou-Gurain and M. Mohandes, “Artificial Neural Networks for Optimal Control of Serial Flexible Structures”, 40th AIAA AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ACS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Forum, St. Louis, MO, April 12-15, 1999.
J. Bakhashwain, J. Refaee, M. Sunar and M. Mohandes, “Artificial Neural Network for Piezoelectric Control Systems”, SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, Newport Beach, CA, USA, March 1-5, 1999.
M. Sunar, S. J. Hyder, and R. Kahraman, “A Robust Design Methodology for Structural Control Using Piezoelectric Materials”, Symposium on Vibration Control Via Passive/Active Damping Methods, ASME WAM-97, 1997 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Dallas, TX, USA, November 16-21, 1997.
M. Sunar, “Thermopiezoelectricity in Control of Flexible Structures”, Proceedings of the 38th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ACS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Kissimmee, FL, USA, April 7-10, 1997, pp. 87-92.