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    2017

    • Akhtar, Syed Sohail, Muhammad Usama Siddiqui, Raza Kabeer, Abbas Hakeem, Lemboye Kareem, and Abul Fazal Arif. "A computational and experimental study on the effective properties of Al2O3‐Ni composites." International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (2017).
    • Akhtar, S. S., L. T. Kareem, A. F. M. Arif, M. U. Siddiqui, and A. S. Hakeem. "Development of a Ceramic-based Composite for Direct Bonded Copper Substrate." Ceramics International (2017).
    • Yilbas, B. S., S. S. Akhtar, and C. Karatas. "Laser circular cutting of Kevlar sheets: Analysis of thermal stress filed and assessment of cutting geometry." Optics & Laser Technology 96 (2017): 180-189.
    • Abubakar, Abba A., Abul Fazal M. Arif, Khaled S. Al-Athel, S. Sohail Akhtar, and Javad Mostaghimi. "Modeling Residual Stress Development in Thermal Spray Coatings: Current Status and Way Forward." Journal of Thermal Spray Technology (2017): 26: P. 1115–1145

    • Abubakar, Abba Abdulhamid, and Syed Sohail Akhtar. "The Effect Of V2O5 Melt Infiltration On The Failure Of Thermal Barrier Coatings." Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 12, no. 2 (2017): 318-332.

    • Al-Athel, Khaled S., Mohamed Ibrahim, Abul Fazal M. Arif, and Syed Sohail Akhtar. "Effect of Composition and Thickness on the Hardness and Scratch Resistance of Copper and Copper Alloy Coatings." Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering (2017): 1-10.

    2016

    • Akhtar, S. S. "Laser Cutting of Circular Holes in AISI 304 Stainless Steel Sheet: Heating, Diffusion and Stress Analyses." Lasers in Engineering (Old City Publishing) 34 (2016).

    • Yilbas, B. S., S. S. Akhtar, and C. Karatas. "Laser machining of different diameter holes in alumina ceramic: Thermal stress analysis." Machining Science and Technology 20, no. 3 (2016): 349-367.

    • Yilbas, B.S., Akhtar, S.S., Karatas, C., Ali, H., Boran, K., Khaled, M., Al-Aqeeli, N. and Aleem, A.B.J., 2016. Laser treatment of aluminum composite and investigation of thermal stress field. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 86(9-12), pp.3547-3561.

    • Yilbas, B.S., Akhtar, S.S., Karatas, C. and Boran, K., 2016. Laser treatment of dual matrix cast iron with presence of WC particles at the surface: Influence of self-annealing on stress fields. Optics & Laser Technology, 76, pp.6-18.

    • Yilbas, B.S., Akhtar, S.S. and Sahin, A.Z., 2016. Thermal and stress analyses in thermoelectric generator with tapered and rectangular pin configurations. Energy, 114, pp.52-63.

     

    2015

    • Abubakar, A.A., Akhtar, S.S. and Arif, A.F.M., 2015. Phase field modeling of V 2 O 5 hot corrosion kinetics in thermal barrier coatings. Computational Materials Science, 99, pp.105-116.

    • Akhtar, S.S., Yilbas, B.S. and Karatas, C., 2015. Laser assisted nitriding of nickel–chromium-based superalloy surface: Heating and diffusion analysis. Journal of Laser Applications, 27(2), p.022006.

    • Yilbas, B., Akhtar, S. and Keles, O., 2015. Laser cutting of small diameter hole in aluminum foam. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 79.

    • Yilbas, B.S., Akhtar, S.S., Keles, O. and Boran, K., 2015. Laser cutting of triangular geometry into 2024 aluminum alloy: Influence of triangle size on thermal stress field. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 29(8), pp.3239-3248.

    • Akhtar, S.S., Abubakar, A.A. and Arif, A.F.M., 2016. Prediction of Residual Stresses during Gas Nitriding of H13 Steels Using Phase Field Approach. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 138(1), p.011008.

    • Abubakar, A.A., Akhtar, S.S., Arif, A.F.M. and Mostaghimi, J., 2015. The effect of porosity on the hot corrosion failure of thermal barrier coatings. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 23(7), p.075001.

    2014

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Keles, O., Laser Cutting of Large Diameter Holes into Aluminum Foam”, Machining Science and Technology. Vol.17 (2013), pp. 524-544.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Keles, O., Laser Cutting of Triangular Blanks from Thick Aluminum Foam Plate: Thermal Stress Analysis and Morphology”, Applied Thermal Engineering. Vol. 62(1) (2014), pp.28–36.

    • Akhtar, S. S. and Arif, A. F.M., “Effect of profile corners on the nitriding treatment of AISI H13 hot extrusion dies”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering. Vol. 136(2) (2014), pp. 021010.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., Laser cutting of rectangular geometry into alumina tiles”, Optics and Lasers in Engineering. Vol. 55 (2014), pp.35–43.

    • Akhtar, S. S., Laser cutting of thick-section circular blanks: thermal stress prediction and microstructural analysis”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Vol. 71 (2014), pp.345–1358.

    • Yilbas, B. S., and S. S. Akhtar, “Laser bending of metal sheet and thermal stress analysis”, Optics & Laser Technology. Vol. 61 (2014), pp. 34-44.

    • Saheb, N., Qadir, N. U., Siddiqui, M. U., Arif, A. F. M., Akhtar, S. S., and Al-Aqeeli, N., “Characterization of Nanoreinforcement Dispersion in Inorganic Nanocomposites: A Review”, Materials., Vol. 7(6) (2014).), pp. 4148-4181.

    • Akhtar, S. S., Kardas, O. O., Keles, O., and Yilbas, B. S., “Laser cutting of rectangular geometry into aluminum alloy: Effect of cut sizes on thermal stress field”, Optics and Lasers in Engineering. Vol. 61(2014), pp. 57-66.

    • Kardas, O. O., Keles, O., Akhtar, S. S., and Yilbas, B. S., “Laser cutting of rectangular geometry in 2024 aluminum alloy: Thermal stress analysis”, Optics & Laser Technology. Vol. 64 (2014), pp. 247-256.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., and Karatas, C., “Laser Cutting of Triangular Geometry into Alumina Tiles: Morphological Changes and Thermal Stress Analysis”, Machining Science and Technology. 18(3) (2014), 424-447.

    • Akhtar, S. S.,  “Laser cutting of circular holes in stainless steel sheet: heating, diffusion and stress analyses” Lasers in Engineering, accepted 2014

    2013

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., Laser Treatment of Rene-41: Thermal and Microstructural Analysis”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering. Vol. 135(3) (2013), pp. 034502.

    • Yilbas, B.S., and Akhtar, S. S., Laser Welding of AISI 316 Steel: Microstructural and Stress Analysis”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering. Vol. 135(3) (2013), pp. 031018 (10 pages).

    • Akhtar, S.S., Yilbas, B.S., Bayraktar, E., “Thermal stress distributions and microstructure in laser cutting of thin Al-Si alloy sheet”, Journal of Laser Applications. Vol. 25(4) (2013), pp. 042006.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Keles, O., Laser Cutting of Aluminum Foam: Experimental and Model Studies”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering. Vol. 135(5) (2013). 051018 (9 Pages).

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Keles, O., Laser hole cutting in aluminum foam: Influence of hole diameter on thermal stress”, Optics and Lasers in Engineering. Vol. 51 (1) (2013), pp. 23-29.

    • Yilbas, B.S., Arif, A. F. M., Akhtar, S. S.,  “Finite Element Simulation of the Effect of Al-6063 Billet Quality on the Extrusion Die Performance”, Industrial Lubrication Tribology. Vol. 65(2) (2013), pp. 78-90.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Keles, O., Laser cutting of triangular geometries in aluminum foam: Effect of cut size on thermal stress levels”, Optics and Laser Technology. Vol. 48 (2013), pp. 523-529.

    • Sahin, A.Z., Yilbas, B.S., Ayar, T., Akhtar, S. S.,The first and second law efficiencies of the laser surface treatment of bronze”, Lasers in Engineering. Vol.26 (5-6) (2013), pp. 347-365.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Karatas, CLaser nitriding of the surface of phosphor bronze” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Vol.65 (9-12) (2013), pp 1553-1565.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Keles, O., Laser Cutting of Large Diameter Holes into Aluminum Foam”, Machining Science and Technology. Vol.17 (2013), pp. 524-544.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., Laser cutting of alumina tiles: Heating and stress analysis”, Journal of Manufacturing Processes. Vol. 15(1) (2013), pp. 14–24.
     

    2012

    • Akhtar, S. S., Arif, A. F. M., Yilbas, B. S., "Influence of Multiple Nitriding on the Case Hardening of H13 Tool Steel: Experimental and Numerical investigation", Int. J. Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Vol. 58(1-4) (2012), pp. 57-70.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Laser re-melting of HVOF coating with WC blend: Thermal stress analysis”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology. Vol. 212 (12) (2012), pp. 2569-2577.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., “Laser surface treatment of pre-prepared Rene 41 surface” Optics and Lasers in Engineering 50 (11) , pp. 1533-1537, 2012

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., Chatwin, C., “Laser embedding of TiC particles into the surface of phosphor bronze-bearing material”, Surface and Interface Analysis. Vol. 44 (7) (2012), pp. 831-836.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Matthews A., Karatas C., “Laser treatment of carbon film coated steel surface”, Surface Engineering. Vol. 28 (1) (2012), pp. 57-67.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., Laser Gas Assisted Nitriding of Hastelloy-G alloy: Thermal Stress Analysis and Characterization”, Surface and Interface Analysis. Vol. 44(3) (2012), pp.352–364.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., “Laser straight cutting of alumina tiles: thermal stress analysis”, Int. J. of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Vol. 58 (9-12) (2012), pp. 1019-1030.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., “Laser straight cutting of zirconia tiles”, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology. Vol. 26(2) (2012), pp. 591-599.

    • Yilbas, B. S., and Akhtar, S. S., “Laser cutting of Kevlar laminates and thermal stress formed at cutting sections”, Optics and Lasers in Engineering. Vol. 50 (2) (2012), pp. 204-209.

     
    • Yilbas, B.S., Akhtar, S.S., Bayraktar, E., Gasem, Z., “Laser cutting of thin aluminum and silicon alloy: Influence of laser power on kerf width”, Advanced Materials Research. Vol. 445 (2012), pp. 442-447.

    2011

    • Yilbas, B. S., Khaled, M., Akhtar, S. S., Karatas, C., “Laser Bending of Steel Sheets: Corrosion Testing of Bended Sections”, Industrial Lubrication Tribology. Vol. 63 (5) (2011), pp.367 – 372

     

    • Yilbas, B. S., and Akhtar, S. S., Laser Cutting of Alloy Steel: 3-Dimensional Modeling of Temperature and Stress Fields”, Materials and Manufacturing Processes. Vol. 26(1) (2011), pp.104-112.

     

    • Yilbas, B. S.  Akhtar, S. S., Matthews, A.  Karatas, C., “Laser Remelting of Zirconia Surface: Investigation into Thermal Stresses”, Materials and Manufacturing Processes. Vol. 26(10) (2011), pp. 1277-1287.

     

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., and Karatas, C., "Laser Carbonitriding of Alumina Surface", Optics and Lasers in Engineering. Vol. 49 (3) (2011), pp. 341-350.

     

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., Laser gas assisted melting of pre-prepared alumina surface including TiC particles at surface”, Surface Engineering. Vol. 27(6) (2011), pp. 470-476.

     

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Matthews, A., Karatas, C., Leyland, A., “Microstructure and Thermal Stress Distributions in Laser Carbonitriding Treatment of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering. Vol. 133(2) (2011), pp. 021013 (8 pages).

     

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., “Laser gas assisted treatment of pre-prepared high strength low alloy steel surface", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 211 (7) (2011), pp. 1268-1277.

     

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Chatwin, C., “Laser hole cutting into bronze: thermal stress analysis", Optics and Laser Technology, Vol. 43 (7) (2011), pp. 1119-1127.

     

    • Yilbas, B.S., Sahin, A.Z., Akhtar, S.S., "Laser treatment of alumina surfaces: the first and second law analysis", Int. J. of Surface Science and Engineering. Vol. 5(2-3) (2011), pp. 116 – 130.

     

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., “Laser Straight cutting of Bronze Sheet: Thermal Stress Analysis”, Machining Science and Technology. Vol.16 (1) (2012), pp. 20-39.

     

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., “Laser Hole Cutting into Ti-6Al-4V Alloy and Thermal Stress Analysis”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Vol. 59 (9-12) (2012), pp. 997-1008.

     

    • Yilbas, B. S., Matthews, A., Leyland, A., Karatas, C., Akhtar, S. S.,   Abdul Aleem, B. J., “Laser surface modification treatment of aluminum bronze with B4C”, Applied Surface Science. Vol. 263 (2012), pp. 804-809.

     

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Karatas, C., Laser controlled melting of pre-treated zirconia surface”, Applied Surface Science. Vol. 257(15) (2011), pp. 6912-6918.

     

    • Yilbas, B. S. and Akhtar, S. S., “Laser Cutting of Small Diameter Holes into Alumina Tiles: Thermal Stress Analysis”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering. Vol. 133(2) (2011), pp. 024503 (5 pages).

     

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., Laser trepanning of a small diameter hole in titanium alloy: temperature and stress fields", Journal of Materials Processing Technology. Vol. 211 (7) (2011), pp. 1296-1304.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., "Laser welding of Hayness 188 alloy sheet: thermal stress analysis", Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Vol 56 (1-4) (2011), pp. 115-124.

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    2010

    • Akhtar, S. S. and Arif, A. F. M.,Fatigue Failure of Extrusion Dies: Effect of Process Parameters and Design Features on Die Life” ASM Journal of Failure Analysis & Prevention. Vol. 10 (1) (2010), pp. 38-49.

    • Arif, A. F. M.,  Akhtar, S. S.,  Yilbas, B.S., “Effect of process variables on gas nitriding of H13 tool steel with controlled nitriding potential” International Journal of Surface Science & Engineering. Vol. 4 (4-6) (2010), pp. 396-415.

    • Akhtar, S. S., Arif, A. F. M., Sheikh, A. K., “Influence of Billet Quality on Hot Extrusion Die Life and its Relationship with Process Parameters”, Advanced Materials Research. Vol. 83-86 (2010), pp. 866-873

    • Akhtar, S. S.,  Arif, A. F. M., Yilbas, B. S.,  Sheikh, A. K., "Influence of surface preparation on the kinetics of controlled gas-nitrided AISI H13 Steels used in extrusion dies", ASM Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. Vol. 9 (3) (2010), pp. 347-355.

    • Akhtar, S. S.  Arif, A. F. M.  Yilbas, B. S., "Nitriding of Aluminum Extrusion Die: Effect of Die Geometry", ASM Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. Vol. 9 (3) (2010), pp. 401-412.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Arif, A. F. M., Karatas, Akhtar, S. S. Aleem, B. J. A.,  Laser Nitriding of Tool Steel: Thermal Stress Analysis”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Vol. 49 (9-12) (2009), pp. 1009-1018.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Abdul Aleem, B.J.  and Karatas, C. “Laser Gas-Assisted Processing of Carbon Coated and TiC Embedded Ti-6Al-4V Alloy Surface”, Applied Surface Science. Vol. 257 (2) (2010), pp. 531-537.

    • Yilbas, B. S.  Akhtar, S. S.  Karatas, C., “Laser Treatment of Inconel 718 alloy: Thermal Stress Analysis” Optics and Lasers in Engineering. Vol. 48 (2010), pp. 740-749.

     

    20009

    • Arif, A. F. M., Akhtar, S. S., Sheikh, A. K. “Effect of Al-6063 billet quality on the service life of hot extrusion die: metallurgical and statistical investigation”, ASM Journal of Failure Analysis & Prevention. Vol. 9 (3) (2009), pp. 253-261.

    • Akhtar, S. S.,  Arif, A. F. M.,  Yilbas, B. S., “Performance of Al-6063 Primary and Secondary Billets used in Hot Aluminum Extrusion”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering. Vol. 131 (5) (October 2009), pp. 054502-1 to 054502-7.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Arif, A. F. M., Karatas, Akhtar, S. S., Aleem, B. J. A.,  Laser Nitriding of Tool Steel: Thermal Stress Analysis”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Vol. 49 (9-12) (2009), pp. 1009-1018.

     

    Conference Publications

     

    • Arif, A. F. M.,  Akhtar, S. S.,  Sheikh, A. K., “Critical Die Failure Types for Hot Aluminum Extrusion”, Proceedings of 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Design and Production of Dies and Molds (Paper DM-62, pp. 73-76) held at Cesme, Turkey, 21-23 June, 2007

    • Akhtar, S. S., Arif, A. F. M., “Investigation of critical process parameters and design features in fatigue-life of extrusion dies via finite element analysis, 9th International Conference on Technology of Plasticity, ICTP 2008, pp. 2119-2124

    • Arif, A.F.M., Akhtar, S. S., Yilbas, B.S.   and Sheikh, A.K., “Effect of Billet Quality on Aluminum Extrusion Die life: Statistical, Microstructural and Numerical Investigation (MAN102)”, Proc. of International Conference on Applied Mechanics, Materials, and Manufacturing (ICAMMM-2010), December 13-15, 2010 at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Bayraktar, E., Gasem,  Z., “Laser Cutting of Thin Aluminum and Silicon Alloy: Influence of Laser Power on Kerf Width” 14th International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT), 2011, Istanbul, Turkey, July 13-16, 2011.

     

    • Akhtar, S. S., Arif, A. F.M., Gasem, Z., “Stress field in the top coat of thermal barrier coating due to the formation of YVO4 – a numerical study” The 26th International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies (SMT26), held at Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France, June 20th – 22nd 2012.

     

    • Akhtar, S. S., “Development of thermo-mechanical simulation model for laser-induced surface modification of stainless steel”, The 26th International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies (SMT26), held at Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France, June 20th – 22nd 2012.

     

    • Akhtar, S. S.,  Arif, A. F.M.,  “Experimental and numerical investigation of extrusion die profiles for uniform and effective case-hardening treatment”, ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE2012) held at Houston, Texas, 9th Nov, to 15th No. 2012. {Proceedings Volume 3: Design, Materials and Manufacturing, Parts A, B, and C, Paper No. IMECE2012-87401, pp. 39-48; 10 pages} 

     

    • Abubakar, A. A., Akhtar, S. S.,  Arif,  A. F.M. “Phase transformation stress field due to hot corrosion in The top coat of TBC”, Proceedings of the ICONE14 ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition IMECE2013, November 15-21, 2013, San Diego, California, USA

     

    • Luqman, M.,  Arif, A.F.M.,  Nouari, S.,  and S. S. Akhtar, “Numerical Study on Thermal-Electrical Phenomena in Spark Plasma Sintering with Varying Specimen Size”, in TORONTO'2014 AES-ATEMA 18th International Conference (Toronto, CANADA: August 11-15, 2014)

     

    • Akhtar, S. S.,  Abubakar, A. A.,  Arif, A. F.M., “Prediction of Transformation-induced Residual Stresses during Gas Nitriding of H13 Steels using Phase Field Approach” (Paper accepted: Paper # IMECE2014-37945) ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition IMECE2014, November 14-20, 2014, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

     

    • Akhtar, S. S.,  Abubakar, A. A.,  Arif, A. F.M., “Gas Nitriding of AISI H13 Steel Extrusion Dies: Consideration of Sharp Features in the Die Profiles” AES-ATEMA’2014 Seventeen International Conference on Advances and Trends in Engineering Materials and their Applications (Montreal, CANADA: June 16 – 20, 2014)

     

    • S. S. Akhtar, A. Bin Ali, M. U. Siddique, A. F. M. Arif, Amir Al-Ahmad, Development of graphene-filled polymer nanocomposites for enhanced thermal conductivity,“3rd International Conference on Structural Nano Composites (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-15 September, 2016, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
     
    • Akhtar, S. S.,  Arif, A. F.M., Siddiqui, M.U., Raza, K., Karfeem, L. T, Kakeem, A. S., “Computational design and development of alumina-nickel droplet composites”, ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE2016), November 11-17, 2016, Phoenix, AZ, USA
     

    Books

    • Akhtar, S. S.  and Arif, A. F. M., Hot extrusion dies: Failure Analysis, Nitriding & Effect of billet Quality, LAMBERT Academic Publishing (Germany), 2011, ISBN 978-3-8465-4512-6 (Extracted from PhD Work)

    • Yilbas, B. S.  Akhtar, S. S.  and Shuja S. Z., Laser Forming and Welding Processes, Springer International Publishing, 2013, ISBN 978-3-319-00981-3 (e-Book) and ISBN 978-3-319-00980-3 (Hardcover).

    Book Chapters

    • Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S.  Keles, O.  Laser Straight Cutting of Ti-6Al-V: Temperature and Stress Fields, Chapter 8, 2012, page 241-263, book titled “Materials and Surface Engineering: Research & Development” Edited by J. Paulo Davim , Publisher: Woodhead Publishing Reviews: Mechanical Engineering Series No. 2, WOODHEAD/CHANDOS, Cambridge-Oxford (UK), ISBN 0 85709 151 4

    • Yilbas, B. S.,  Akhtar, S. S., O. Keles, Laser Cutting of a Small Diameter Hole: Thermal Stress Analysis, in: Laser in Manufacturing Edited by J. Paulo Davim, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Pages 179-202, 2012

    • Yilbas, B. S.,  Akhtar, S. S.,  Keles, O.,  CO2 Laser Cutting of Triangular Geometry in Aluminum Foam, in: Nontraditional Machining Processes Edited by J. Paulo Davim , Springer London, Pages 97-110, 2013

    • Akhtar, S. S.; Yilbas, B. S. Laser Treatment of Steel Surfaces: Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Temperature and Stress Fields. In Comprehensive Materials Processing; ed. Yilbas, B.S., Vol. 9, 2014; pp 25–46. Elsevier Ltd ISBN: 9780080965321

    • Sahin, A. Z., Yilbas, B. S., Akhtar, S. S., Laser Surface Treatment and Efficiency Analysis In Comprehensive Materials Processing; ed. Yilbas, B. S., Volume 9, May 2014, Pages 307-316. Elsevier Ltd., ISBN: 978-008096533-8.

    • Akhtar, S. S., Arif, A. F. M., Yilbas, B. S. “Gas Nitriding of H13 Tool Steel Used for Extrusion Dies: Numerical and Experimental Investigation”, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-803581-8.09174-8, In book: Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering, Elsevier 2016
    • “Method for nitriding of Nickel-Chromium-based Supperalloys”, US Patent # 8377234.

    •  “Method of Laser Treating Ti-6Al-4V to Form Surface Compounds”, US Patent # 8,541,067 B2

    •  “Method of Laser Surface Treating Pre-Prepared Zirconia Surfaces” US Patent # 8613983

    Technology Disclosures Submitted

    •  Laser Nitriding Method of Making Phosphor Bronze with Surface-Embedded Titanium Particles” May 2012, (Docket # 34000.19) – Applied to USA patent office..

    Technical Reports

    • Final report of the Project: Die Life Improvement for Hot Extrusion of Aluminum Alloys (KACST ARP-23-19), July 2008.

    • Final Report of the Project: Effect of Billet Quality on the Hot Extrusion Die Life (SB070023), December 2008.

    • Final Report of the Project: Effect of Surface Preparation and profile Geometry on the Case-Hardening of H13 Tool Steel (SB080002), Oct 2009.

    • Final Report of the Project: Laser gas Assisted Nitriding of Alumina Surfaces (SB100011),

    • Final Report of the Project: Investigation into Laser Treatment of Zirconia Surface (SB101012), January 2012.

    • Final Report of the Project: Development of Optimization Guidelines for Extrusion Die Profiles with Improved Service-Life (SB111002), March 2013.