Publications


Books and Book Chapters

Alan Bowling. Vector Mechanics: A Systematic Approach. First and Second Edition, Aqualan Press, LLC, August 2015, May 2016.

Journal

Ashley Chase Guy and Alan Bowling. Modification of Nose-Hoover thermostat to improve temperature response in molecular simulations. ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, accepted for publication.
Alan Bowling and Mahdi Haghshenas-Jaryani. A multiscale modeling approach for biomolecular systems. Multibody System Dynamics, vol. 33, no. 4, pages 333-365, April 2015.
Mahdi Haghshenas-Jaryani and Alan Bowling. Modeling flexibility in Myosin V using a multiscale articulated multi-rigid body approach. ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 10, no. 1, pages 011015 (11 pages), January 2015.
Anudeep Palanki and Alan Bowling. Dynamic model of estrogen docking using multiscale analysis. Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 79, no. 2, pages 1519-1534, January 2015.
Adrian Rodriguez and Alan Bowling. Study of Newton's cradle using a new discrete approach. Multibody System Dynamics, vol. 33, no. 1, pages 61-92, January 2015.
Mahdi Haghshenas-Jaryani, Bryan Black, Sarvenez Ghaffari, James Drake, Alan Bowling, and Samarendra Mohanty. Dynamics of microscopic objects in optical tweezers: experimental determination of underdamped regime and numerical simulation using multiscale analysis. Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 76, no. 2, pages 1013-1030, April 2014.
Mahdi Haghshenas-Jaryani and Alan Bowling. A new switching strategy for addressing Euler parameters in rigid multibody systems. Multibody System Dynamics, vol. 30, no. 2, pages 185-197, August 2013.
Adrian Rodriguez and Alan Bowling. Solution to indeterminate impact with frictional contact using constraints. Multibody System Dynamics, vol. 28, no. 4, pages 313-330, November 2012.
Alan Bowling and Fillia Makedon. Cognitive optimization in assistive living system development. Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, vol. 9, no. 1, pages 1-14, March 2012.
Alan Bowling. Impact forces and agility in legged robot locomotion. Journal of Vibration and Control, vol. 17, no. 3, pages 335-346, March 2011.
Alan Bowling and Sean Harmeyer. Repeatable redundant manipulator control using nullspace quasi-velocities. ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 132, no. 3, article no. 031007 (11 pages), May 2010.
Daniel Montrallo Flickinger and Alan Bowling. Simultaneous oblique impacts and contacts in multibody systems with friction. Multibody System Dynamics, vol. 23, no. 3, pages 249-261, March 2010.
Alan Bowling, Andre F. Palmer, and Lauren Wilhelm. Contact and impact in the multibody dynamics of motor protein locomotion. Langmuir, vol. 25, no. 22, pages 12974-12981, November 2009.
Alan Bowling, Daniel Montrallo Flickinger, and Sean Harmeyer. Energetically consistent simulation of simultaneous impacts and contacts in multibody systems with friction. Multibody System Dynamics, vol. 22, no. 1, pages 27-45, August 2009.
Alan Bowling and Andre F. Palmer. The small mass assumption applied to the multibody dynamics of motor proteins. Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 42, no. 9, pages 1218-1223, June 2009.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. Dynamic performance in the modular design of redundant macro/mini manipulators. ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 130, no. 9, article no. 092301 (11 pages), September 2008.
Alan Bowling. Mass distribution effects on cable-driven hexapod dynamic performance. ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 129, no. 8, pages 887-890, August 2007.
Alan Bowling, John Renaud, Jeremy Newkirk, Neal M. Patel, and Harish Agarwal. Reliability-based design optimization of robotic system dynamic performance. ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 129, no. 4, pages 449-454, April 2007.
Pedro Bergés and Alan Bowling. Rebound, slip, and comliance in the modeling and analysis of discrete impacts in legged locomotion. Journal of Vibration and Control, vol. 12, no. 12, pages 1407-1430, December 2006.
Alan Bowling. Dynamic performance, mobility, and agility of multi-legged robots. ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 128, no. 4, pages 765-777, December 2006.
Alan Bowling and ChangHwan Kim. Velocity effects on robotic manipulator dynamic performance. ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 128, no. 6, pages 1236-1245, November 2006.
Yanto Go, Xiaolei Yin, and Alan Bowling. Navigability of multi-legged robots. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 11, no. 1, pages 1-8, February 2006.
Xiaolei Yin and Alan Bowling. Dynamic performance limitations due to yielding in cable-driven robotic manipulators. ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 128, no. 1, pages 311-318, January 2006.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. The actuation efficiency, a measure of acceleration capability for non-redundant robotic manipulators. Journal of Robotic Systems, vol. 22, no. 12, pages 759-766, December 2005.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. The dynamic capability equations: A new tool for analyzing manipulator dynamic performance. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 21, no. 1, pages 115-123, February 2005.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. The dynamic loading criteria in actuator selection for desired dynamic performance. Advanced Robotics, vol. 17, no. 7, pages 641-656, November 2003.

Conference

Alan Bowling, Ashley Guy, Frasier Jones, and Maria Adamuti-Trache, A Direct Questioning Technique for In-Class Problem Solving in a Systematic Approach Toward Undergraduate Dynamics. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition (ASEE), June 26-29, 2016. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Abhishek Chatterjee and Alan Bowling, Analysis of Three Dimensional Indeterminate Impacts using Rigid Body Constraints. In Proceedings of the 4th Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics (IMSD), May 29 - June 2, 2016. McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Ashley Chase Guy and Alan Bowling, Multiscale Modeling of Ebola Virus Glycoprotein. In Proceedings of the Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology Conference (NEMB), February 21-24, 2016. Houston, Texas, USA.
Adrian Rodriguez, Abhishek Chatterjee, and Alan Bowling, Solution to three-dimensional indeterminate contact and impact with friction using rigid body constraints. In Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), August 2-5, 2015. Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Nachiket Kansara, Rohit Katti, Kourosh Nemati, Alan Bowling, and Bahgat Sammakia, Neural network modeling in model-based control of a data center. In Proceedings of the International Technical Conference and Exhibition on Packaging and Integration of Electronic and Photonic Microsystems (InterPACK), July 6-9, 2015. San Francisco, California, USA.
Ashley Guy, Alan Bowling, and Panayiotis Shiakolas, Mechatronics experiential learning for broadening participation in engineering. In Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference \& Exposition (ASEE), June 14-17, 2015. Seattle, Washington, USA.
Ashley Chase Guy and Alan Bowling, A Modified Nose-Hoover Thermostat for Improving Temperature Response in Simulations of Molecular Interactions. In Proceedings of the ASME 2015 4th Global Congress on Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology (NEMB), April 19-22, 2015. Minneapolis, Minesotta, USA.
Adrian Rodriguez and Alan Bowling, Analytic solution for planar indeterminate multiple point impact problems with Coulomb friction. In Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), August 17-20, 2014. Buffalo, New York.
Adrian Rodriguez and Alan Bowling, Study of the Stick-Slip transition of Newton's cradle with friction. In Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), August 4-7, 2013. Portland, Oregon.
Mahdi Haghshenas-Jaryani and Alan Bowling, Multiscale dynamic modeling of flexibility in Myosin V. In Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), August 4-7, 2013. Portland, Oregon.
Adrian Rodriguez and Alan Bowling, Analytic treatment of Newton's cradle using constraints. In Proceedings of Multibody Dynamics 2013, An ECCOMAS Thematic Conference, July 1-4, 2013. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Zagreb, Croatia.
Mahdi Haghshenas-Jaryani and Alan Bowling, Dynamic simulation of trapping and controlled rotation of a microscale rod driven by line optical tweezers. In Proceedings of the American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting 2013, March 18-22, 2013, Baltimore, Maryland.
Mahdi Haghshenas-Jaryani, James Drake, Nguyen Tran, Alan Bowling, and Samarendra Mohanty, Multiscale modeling and simulation of a microbead in an optical trapping process. In Proceedings of the ASME 2013 2nd Global Congress on Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology (NEMB), February 4-6, 2013. Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Mahdi Haghshenas-Jaryani and Alan Bowling, Investigation of flexibility in Myosin V using a new 3D mechanical model. In Proceedings of the American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting 2012, vol. 57, no. 1, February 27 - March 2, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts.
Mahdi Haghshenas-Jaryani and Alan Bowling, Multiscale Dynamic modeling of flexibility in Myosin V using a planar mechanical model. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), December 11 - 14, 2012. Guangzhou, China.
Mahdi Haghshenas-Jaryani and Alan Bowling, A new numerical strategy for handling quaternions in dynamic modeling and simulation of rigid multibody systems. In Proceedings of the 2nd Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics (IMSD), May 29 - June 1, 2012. Stuttgart, Germany.
Adrian Rodriguez and Alan Bowling, Analytic solution to 3-dimensional, single point collision problems using Stronge’s hypothesis. In Proceedings of the 2nd Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics (IMSD), May 29 - June 1, 2012. Stuttgart, Germany.
Daniel Montrallo Flickinger, Alan Bowling, and Kamesh Subbarao, Analysis of an energy constraint in post impact velocity optimization. In Proceedings of the 2nd Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics (IMSD), May 29 - June 1, 2012. Stuttgart, Germany.
Mahdi Haghshenas-Jaryani and Alan Bowling, Multiscale dynamic modeling of processive motor proteins. In Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), December 7-11, 2011. Phuket Island, Thailand.
Adrian Rodriguez and Alan Bowling, Indeterminate multi-point impact with friction of agile legged robots. In Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), December 7-11, 2011. Phuket Island, Thailand.
Rasoul Yousefi, S. Ostadabbas, M. Faezipour, Mehrdad Nourani, V. Ng, Lakshman S. Tamil, Alan Bowling, Deborah Behan, and M. Pompeo. A smart bed platform for monitoring & ulcer prevention. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI), October 15-17, 2011. Donghua University, Shanghai, China.
Naveen Kannan, Niket Shah, Dereje Agonafer, and Alan Bowling. Design, optimization and thermal analysis of micro-controllers in a quadruped robot. In Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Pacific Rim Technical Conference and Exhibition on Packaging and Integration of Electronic and Photonic Systems, MEMS and NEMS (InterPACK), July 6-8, 2011. Portland, Oregon, USA.
Daniel Montrallo Flickinger and Alan Bowling. Acceleration capability with varying initial configuration and its impact on stance phase duration. Multibody Dynamics 2011, An ECCOMAS Thematic Conference, July 4-7, 2011. Brussels, Belgium.
Mahdi Haghshenas Jaryani and Alan Bowling. Spatial Multibody Dynamics of Motor Proteins. Multibody Dynamics 2011, An ECCOMAS Thematic Conference, July 4-7, 2011. Brussels, Belgium.
Adrian Rodriguez and Alan Bowling. Simulation of Indeterminate Multi-Point Impact and Contact with Friction. Multibody Dynamics 2011, An ECCOMAS Thematic Conference, July 4-7, 2011. Brussels, Belgium.
Alan Bowling and Mahdi Haghshenas Jaryani. Spatial multibody dynamics of nano-scale motor protein locomotion. In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Applied Bionics and Biomechanics (ICABB), October 14-16, 2010. Venice, Italy.
Ramya Lingam, Nikhil Lakhar, Parvati Aruna Kandala, Dereje Agonafer, and Alan Bowling. Optimized chasis design and thermal analysis of motor controllers in a quadruped robot. In Proceedings of the International Heat Transfer Conference (IHTC), August 8-13, 2010. Washington D.C., USA.
Alan Bowling. Cognitive Optimization in the Development of Assistive Living Systems. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), June 23-35, 2010. Samos, Greece.
Daniel Montrallo Flickinger and Alan Bowling. Improving the jumping performance of a single leg robot using directional dynamic capability equations. In Proceedings of the First Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics (IMSD), May 25-27, 2010, Lappeenranta, Finland.
Daniel Montrallo Flickinger and Alan Bowling. Impact Forces in the Simulation of Simultaneous Impacts and Contacts in Multibody Systems with Friction. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 3398-3403, October 2009, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Daniel Montrallo Flickinger and Alan Bowling. Simultaneous Oblique Impacts and Contacts in Multibody Systems with Friction. In Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), pages 1613-1618, July 2009, Singapore.
Daniel Montrallo Flickinger and Alan Bowling. Coupling of the coefficient of restitution and coulomb friction under rigid body impacts with varying incidence angle and tangential velocity. In Proceedings of Multibody Dynamics 2009, An ECCOMAS Thematic Conference, June 29 - July 2, 2009, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland.
Alan Bowling and Eric Olson. Human-robot team dynamic performance in assisted living environments. Proceedings of the International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), article no. 4, June 2009, Corfu, Greece.
Alan Bowling, Zhengyi Le, and Fillia Makedon. SAL: A simulation and analysis tool for assistive living environments. Proceedings of the International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), article no. 11, June 2009, Corfu, Greece.
Alan Bowling, Daniel Montrallo Flickinger, and Sean Harmeyer. Energetically consistent collisions in the simulation of multibody systems. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 1303-1308, May 2009, Kobe, Japan.
Jeremy Newkirk, Alan Bowling, and John Renaud. Workspace characterization of a robotic system using reliability-based design optimization. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 3958-3963, May 2008. Pasadena, California, USA.
Alan Bowling. Impact forces and mobility in legged robot locomotion. In Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), September 2007. Zurich, Switzerland.
Alan Bowling, John Renaud, Jeremy Newkirk, Neal M. Patel, and Harish Agarwal. Reliability-based design optimization of robot dynamic performance. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pages 3611-3617, October 2006. Beijing, China.
Pedro Bergés and Alan Bowling. Compliance requirements for non-rebounding impact in legged locomotion. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 4049-4056, May 2006. Orlando, Florida, USA.
Alan Bowling, John Renaud, Neal M. Patel, Jeremy Newkirk, and Harish Agarwal. Reliability based design optimization of robotic system dynamic performance. In Proceedings of the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress: Forum on Reliability and Robust Design in Automotive Engineering, April 2006. Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Sean Harmeyer and Alan Bowling. Autonomous gait generation using acceleration capability analysis. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), vol. 3, pages 2127-2133, August, 2005. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Yanto Go and Alan Bowling. A design study of a cable-driven hexapod. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), vol. 3, pages 2593-2600, August 2005. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Alan Bowling. Mobility and dynamic performance of legged robots. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), vol. 4, pages 4111-4118, April 2005. Barcelona, Spain.
Pedro Bergés and Alan Bowling. Impact forces in legged robot locomotion. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), vol. 3, pages 3756-3762, April 2005. Barcelona, Spain.
Sean Harmeyer and Alan Bowling. Dynamic performance as a criterion for redundant manipulator control. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), vol. 3, pages 3601-3606, October 2004. Sendai, Japan.
Yanto Go, Xiaolei Yin and Alan Bowling. A navigable six-legged robot platform. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), vol. 5, pages 5105-5110, May 2004. New Orleans, LA, USA.
Xiaolei Yin and Alan Bowling. Study of effect of cable yielding in cable-driven robotic systems. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), vol. 3, pages 3234-3239, May 2004. New Orleans, LA, USA.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. Non-redundant robotic manipulator acceleration capability and the actuation efficiency measure. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), vol. 4, pages 3325-3330, October 2003. Las Vegas, NV, USA.
ChangHwan Kim and Alan Bowling. Influence of end-effector velocities on robotic manipulator dynamic performance: An analytical approach. In Proceedings of the 2003 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (DETC), September 2003. Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Alan Bowling and ChangHwan Kim. Dynamic performance analysis for nonredundant manipulators in contact. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 4048-4053, September 2003.
ChangHwan Kim and Alan Bowling. End-Effector velocity effects on robotic manipulator dynamic performance: An analytical approach. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, vol. 2, pages 770-775, June 2003.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. Actuator selection for desired dynamic performance. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), vol. 2, pages 1966-1973, October 2002. Lausanne, Switzerland.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. Robot acceleration capability: The actuation efficiency measure. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), vol. 4, pages 3970-3975, April 2000. San Francisco, California.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. The motion isotropy hypersurface: A characterization of acceleration capability. In Proceedings IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), vol. 2, pages 965-971, October 1998. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. Modular redundant manipulator design for dynamic performance. In Proceedings of the Thirteenth CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators, July 1998. Paris, France.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. Design of non-redundant manipulators for optimal dynamic performance. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, pages 865-872, July 1997. Monterey, CA.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. Design of macro/mini manipulators for optimal dynamic performance. In Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), vol. 1, pages 449-454, April 1997. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. Modular decomposition for optimal dynamic design of redundant macro/mini manipulators. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Robot Kinematics (ARC), pages 29-38, 1996.
Oussama Khatib and Alan Bowling. Optimization of the inertial and acceleration characteristics of manipulators. In Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), vol. 4, pages 2883-2889. Kluwer Academic Publishers, August 1996. Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. Analysis of the acceleration characteristics of manipulators. In Proceedings Tenth CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators, pages 59-64, September 1995. Gdansk, Poland.
Alan Bowling and Oussama Khatib. Analysis of the acceleration characteristics of non-redundant manipulators. In Proceedings IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), vol. 2, pages 323-328, August 1995. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.