Research Publications Using LIMS

Over the years LIMS has been used in a number of research projects. Many of them illustrate either applications of process simulation or ability to expand the basic package using scripting.

Here we present the list of the associated journal publications:

  1. S. Bickerton, P. Simacek, S. Guglielmi, S. G. Advani, “Investigation of Draping and Its Effects on the Mold Filling Process During Manufacturing of a Compound Curved Composite Part,” Composites – Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v 28, n 9-10, 1997
  2. M. Indermaur, P.Simacek, S.G. Advani, “The Influence of Draping on the Filling of Doubly Curved Molds in the Resin Transfer Molding Process,” International Journal of Forming Processes, v 2, n 3-4, 1999
  3. S. Bickerton, E.M. Sozer, P.Simacek and S.G. Advani, “Fabric Structure and Mold Curvature Effects on Preform Permeability and Mold Filling in the RTM Process. Part II. Predictions and Comparisons with Experiments,” Composites-Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v 31, n 5, 2000
  4. P.Simacek, S.G. Advani, “A Numerical Model to Predict Fiber Tow Saturation During Liquid Composite Molding,” Composites Science and Technology, v 63, n 12, 2003
  5. D. Modi, P. Simacek, S.G., Advani, “Influence of injection gate definition on the flow-front approximation in numerical simulations of mold-filling processes,”  International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, v 42, n 11, 2003
  6. N.C. Correia, F. Robitaille, A.C. Long, C.D. Rudd, P. Simacek, S.G. Advani, “Use of Resin Transfer Molding Simulation to Predict Flow, Saturation and Compaction in the Vartm Process,”  Journal of Fluids Engineering, v 126, n 2, 2004
  7. P. Simacek, S.G. Advani, “Gate Elements at Injection Locations in Numerical Simulations of Flow through Porous Media: Applications to Mold Filling,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, v 61, n 9, 2004
  8. D. Heider, P. Simacek, A. Dominauskas, H. Deffor, S.G. Advani, J.W. Gillespie Jr., “Infusion design methodology for thick-section, low-permeability preforms using inter-laminar flow media,” Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v 38, n 2, 2007
  9. P. Simacek, S.G. Advani, “Role of acceleration forces in numerical simulation of mold filling processes in fibrous porous media,” Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v 37, n 11, 2006
  10. P. Simacek, P., S.G. Advani, “Modeling resin flow and fiber tow saturation induced by distribution media collapse in VARM,” Composites Science and Technology, v 67, n 13, p 2757-2769, October 2007
  11. Simacek, Pavel, Advani, Suresh G.; Iobst, Stanley A., “Modeling flow in compression resin transfer molding for manufacturing of complex lightweight high-performance automotive parts,” Journal of Composite Materials, v 42, n 23, p 2523-2545, December 2008
  12. Bhat, Prabhas, Merotte, Justin; Simacek, Pavel; Advani, Suresh G., “Process analysis of compression resin transfer molding,” Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v 40, n 4, p 431-441, April 2009
  13. Okonkwo, K., Simacek, P., Advani, S.G., Parnas, R.S., “Characterization of 3D fiber preform permeability tensor in radial flow using an inverse algorithm based on sensors and simulation,” Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, v 42, n 10, p 1283-92, Oct. 2011
  14. Walther, J., Simacek, P., Advani, S.G., “The effect of fabric and fiber tow shear on dual scale flow and fiber bundle saturation during liquid molding of textile composites,” International Journal of Material Forming, v 5, n 1, p 83-97, March 2012
  15. Wang, J., Andres, E., Simacek, P., Advani, S.G., “Use of flow simulation to develop robust injection and vent schemes that account for process and material variability in Liquid Composite Molding process,” CMES – Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, v 88, n 3, p 155-181, 2012