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FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 163 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Bd. Mihai Viteazul, Nr. 1 300222 – Timişoara, Romania Tel: +40-256-403521 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: +40-256-403523 Web: www.mec.upt.ro 164 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 165 CENTRE FOR MODELLING THE PROSTHETIC APPLIANCES AND SURGICAL OPERATIONS ON THE HUMAN SKELETON – CMPICSU GENERAL PRESENTATION Image acquisition and processing in order The Centre for Modelling the Prosthetic to correct congenital or accidental defects of Appliances and Surgical Operations on Human human skeleton; Skeleton is structured as a Multiple User Research Research on prosthetic appliances and Centre (MURC). The MURC connections in implants optimization depending on skeleton Timişoara are: “Politehnica” University, University defects; of Medicine and Pharmacy, Municipal Hospital of Oro-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Departmental Hospital Complex data basis for different categories of Traumathology and Orthopaedy. of skeleton defects and repairing surgical techniques; The centre also supports the Medical Engineering Conceiving of new surgical techniques; specialization within the framework of the Faculty New technologies to manufacture surgical of Mechanical Engineering, in order to provide the implants and prosthetic devices; training of engineers to design: prosthesis, implants, New testing methods designed for various correcting equipment and specialized software for materials but focused on implants and medical applications. prosthetic devices. MISSION KEYWORDS The Multiple User Research Centre Centre for Medical imaging, implant, prosthesis, mandibular Modelling the Prosthetic Appliances and Surgical distracter, surgical technique, biocompatible Operations on Human Skeleton CMPICSU has material, biological structure modelling, 3D been created in order to integrate the scientific reconstruction. research results from different universities and hospitals from our country in fields like: acquisition ACTIVITIES and image processing, biomechanics, implant designing and manufacturing, repairing surgical Image processing and interpretation in techniques. Thus, the CMPICSU MURC represents order to correct congenital or accidental defects a connecting factor, oriented towards of the human skeleton; interdisciplinary research and education. Also, Prosthetic appliances and implants CMPICSU centre offers medical imaging investigations for regular patients. The CMPICSU’s optimization as function of skeleton defects; extensions are two laboratories: LOPIFO for Complex data basis for different categories implants and prosthetic devices manufacturing and of skeleton defects and the repairing surgical CIDUCOS for control the quality of materials techniques; (metals, plastic and ceramics, etc) generally bio compatibles, focused on implants and prosthetic New surgical techniques to improve the devices. The last one is under way to be accredited skeleton structure and the sustaining demo conformably to SR EN ISO/CEI 17025:2005 norm. operations; The most recent extension of the CMPICSU Development of appropriate technologies MURC is the Platform of implantology, intelligent to realize implants and prosthesis using prosthetics and biomechanical rehabilitation. The biocompatible materials. platform is destinated to be a union place for research-production and education destinated Manufacturing of implants and external both to interdisciplinary formation of specialists distractors for maxilla-facial surgery, using in Medical Engineering and to release integrated biocompatible materials, in the LOPIFO solution of diagnosis, prosthetization and Laboratory; mobility and functional rehabilitation. Development of the production capacity in the Platform laboratories; RESEARCH FIELDS Certification of new prototypes of Fundamental and applied research in implants and prosthesis; Biomechanics; 166 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Mobility rehabilitation based on gait distribution measurement, body band analysis for patiens under recovery and also massage device, upright bike, treadmill, and for the high performance sportsmen; kit for measuring of human physiological parameters. Implementation of quality system in the CIDUCOS Testing Laboratory; RESEARCH CONTRACTS Promoting collaboration in related fields 1. Contract A1/GR181/19.05.2006, CNCSIS with universities and research institutes; code 655, type A, Director prof. dr. eng. Doina Promoting the Medical Engineering Drăgulescu, Autonomous prehension system to Specialization including master degree studies support handicapped persons and access in in Politehnica University of Timisoara . dangerous areas Beneficiary: Ministry of Education and Research, value for 2006 year: Development of PhD programms in the 30,000 RON. field of Medical Engineering, for engineers and other specialists in the medical area of 2. Contract CEEX-RENAR no.28/7.09.2005, rehabilitation and motion recovery Director prof. dr. eng. Doina Drăgulescu, Extension and development of CIDUCOS RESEARCH RESULTS laboratory capacity under way to be accreditated by RENAR conformably to Biological structures reconstruction based on conform SR EN ISO/CEI 17025:2001- computed tomography; EDCL_CIDUCOS Beneficiary: Ministry of FE analysis of human mandible, teeth, Education and Research, total value: 778,500 femur/tibia and spine; RON, value for 2006 year: 103,500 RON. FE analysis of facial implants; 3. Contract CEEX-Medical Sciences Academy no.45/2005, Director prof. dr. eng. Doina Certified set of maxilo-facial implants and Drăgulescu, Development of innovative external distracter; therapies for osteoarticular reconstruction Implants for orthopaedics surgery, both for CELL-ART. Beneficiary: Ministry of Education human patients and animals; and Research, total value: 200,000 RON, value for 2006 year: 11,000 RON Gait analysis of patients having different locomotors deficiencies. 4. Contract CEEX-Medical Sciences Academy no.70/2006, Director prof. dr. eng. Doina CMPICSU LABORATORIES Drăgulescu, Bio-orthopedy innovative methods for osteoarticular reconstruction BIOART. 1. Laboratory of structures modelling: Beneficiary: Ministry of Education and professional software for design of both Research, total value: 250,000 RON, value for prosthetic devices, implants and surgical 2006 year: 38,000 RON operations; 2. Motion planning laboratory: 5 mobile robot 5. Platform code CNCSIS 43, Contract MEC no systems; 05/15.09.2006, Platform of implantology, 3. Medical Imaging Laboratory: computer intelligent prosthetics and biomechanical tomography system, ortho-panoramic X-ray rehabilitation, Director prof. dr. eng. Doina apparatus and bio resonant equipment both for Drăgulescu, total value 8,380,800 RON, value diagnosis and therapy; for 2006 year: 180,000 RON 4. Manufacturing Laboratory for implant 6. Contract 58/GR/19.05.2006, CNCSIS code 95, devices, ortheses and prosthetic devices type TD, Director PhD student Dan Ioan Stoia, LOPIFO: equipments to manufacturing Research oriented to improvement of modeling prosthetic devices as prototyping and electro and technological techniques for spine implant erosion equipments; Beneficiary: Ministry of Education and 5. Testing Laboratory CIDUCOS in the final Research, value for 2006 year: 19,000 RON stage of accreditation conformably to SR EN 7. Contract 58/GR/19.05.2006, CNCSIS code 93, ISO/CEI 17025:2005 standard: corrosion test, type TD, Director PhD student Karoly hardnes test, mass and density determination, Menyhardt, Research, drawing and metalographic analyses, mechanical tests, manufacturing of intelligent system for upper spectrometry test; limb prosthesis, Beneficiary: Ministry of 6. Manufacturing laboratories of Platform of Education and Research, value for 2006: implantology, intelligent prosthetics and 18,000 RON biomechanical rehabilitation; 8. Contract CNCSIS type BD, CNCSIS code 7. Motion analysis Laboratory: systems for 178, Director PhD student Lucian Rusu, stance and gait analysis with integrated force FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 167 Precertification studies and research of 2,880 RON. implants and prosthesis, value for 2006 year: Medical imaging Laboratory Computer tomography system Somatom Plus 4 Power, Printer AGFA Bio resonant equipment DDFAO Laboratory for motion analysis Treadmill, upright bike and body band massage device Kit for measuring of human physiological parameters 168 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Systems for stance and gait analysis with integrated force distribution measurement Laboratory for implants and prosthetic devices manufacturing LOPIFO Certified set of maxilo-facial implants and external distracter Modelling of implant and distracter use Prototyping and electro erosion equipments. Implant during manufacturing process Implant manufactured using electro erosion equipment and analysed using Finite Element Method FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 169 Laboratory for control the quality of implant devices CIDUCOS Microscop Olympus BX51M. Stereomicroscop Olympus SZ7X Metallographic analyses results Automatic precision cut-off machine for sectioning materialographic and ceramic specimens Minitom ISOTO ARL QuantoDesk optical emission spectrometer for metals analysis, based on CCD 170 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Multi Test 5-i Computer-controlled system. Vortex (-i) Computer-controlled torque system 600 500 400 Forta [N] 300 200 100 0 1 15 29 43 57 71 85 99 113 127 141 155 169 183 197 211 225 239 253 267 281 295 309 323 337 351 365 379 393 407 421 435 Extension test results for an implant PUBLICATIONS Elektrotehnica, Publ. Masinintelekt- Bulgaria, an LV, nr. 4-5, 2006, ISSN 0025-455X, p. 31- BOOKS 34 1. Lucian Rusu: Studies and tests of implants and 4. D.Drăgulescu, M. Toth-Taşcău, L. Rusu, prosthetic devices in against homologation, About mechanical behavior of a head skeleton Series 9, Mechanical Engineering, No.2, implant, Scientific Medicalinfo Journal, no. 1, Politehnica Publishing House, Timişoara, 2006, ISSN 1847-8686, p.1-6. 2006, ISSN: 1842-4937; ISBN (10) 973-625- 5. D.Drăgulescu, L. Rusu, M. Toth-Taşcău, Long 375-9; ISBN (13) 978-973-625-375-1, 202 bones implants in Titanium alloys, Scientific pages Medicalinfo Journal, no. 1, 2006, ISSN 1847- 2. Doina Drăgulescu, Mihaela Popescu: 8686, p.7-10. Composite Materials Enciclopedy, Politehnica Publishing House, Timişoara, 2006, ISBN 973- PAPERS IN PROCEEDINGS 625-272-8, 500 pages 1. Demian C., Roşu R., Liţă M., Răduţă A., Cosmin Locovei - Experimental determination PAPERS IN JOURNALS of the stresses at cold working of titanium, 1. D.Drăgulescu, M.Toth-Taşcău, K. Menyhardt, International Conference, Structural Integrity I. Stoia, Simulating 3D active workspace of an of Welded Structures, 08-09.11.2006, ISIM anthropomorphic shaped end effector, Spisanie Timisoara, Romania, Edited by CENTA-ISIM, Masinostroenie & Elektrotehnica, Publ. ISSN 1842-5518, p. 68-74. Masinintelekt-Bulgaria, an LV, nr. 4-5, 2006, 2. D. Drăgulescu, C. Couturier, K. Menyhardt, ISSN 0025-455X, p. 28-30. Human upper limb kinematical model in a 3D 2. M.Toth-Taşcău, D.Drăgulescu, M. Dreucean, workspace, Proceedings of 9 th Symposium on Improving the path planning simulation based 3D analysis of human movement, on visibility graph method, Spisanie Valenciennes, France, June 28-30, 2006, Masinostroenie & Elektrotehnica, Publ. Proceedings on CD, paper no.31 Masinintelekt-Bulgaria, an LV, nr. 4-5, 2006, 3. V.Morcovescu, D.Drăgulescu, M.Toth-Taşcău, ISSN 0025-455X, p. 25-27. The dynamic study of the human lower limb 3. D.Drăgulescu, C. Stoicănescu, M.Toth- during normal gait, Proceedings of 9th Taşcău, M. Dreucean, Mobile robot motion in a Symposium on 3D analysis of human virtual laboratory, Spisanie Masinostroenie & FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 171 movement, Valenciennes, France, June 28-30, hand prehension function, 12th Proceedings of 2006, Proceedings on CD, paper no.62 International Symposium for design and technology of electronic packaging, SIITME 4. M.Toth-Taşcău, D.Drăgulescu, M. Dreucean, 2006, Iaşi, septembrie 2006, ISBN 978-973- C. Vigaru, Quality management of CIDUCOS 8961-23-4, p.207-210. testing laboratory, Proceedings Symposium o operacionim istrazivanjima SYM-OP-IS 2006, 12. D.Drăgulescu, L.Rusu, M.Toth-Taşcău, Banja Koviljaca, ISBN 86-82183-07-2, p. E.Urtilă, Study of a custom implant for 105-108. maxillofacial surgery, Proc. International Conference Biomaterials & Medical Devices 5. D.Drăgulescu, C. Stoicănescu, M.Toth-Taşcău, BiomMedD’2006, November 9-11, 2006, M. Dreucean, Path planning of a mobile robot ISBN 973-718-566-8, ISBN 978-973-718-566- in a virtual laboratory, Research and 2, p.97. Development in Mechanical Industry RaDMI 2006, Volume 1, Papers from Sessions A, B, C, 13. D. Drăgulescu, C.Demian, I.Vida Simiti, D, E and F, Budva, Muntenegro, 13- A.Răduţă, R.Prejbeanu, Some defects in an 17.09.2006, ISBN 86-83803-21-X, p.1-6. ortopedic implant, Proc. International Conference Biomaterials & Medical Devices 6. M.Toth-Taşcău, D.Drăgulescu, M. Dreucean, BiomMedD’2006, November 9-11, 2006, C. Vigaru, Quality management of CIDUCOS ISBN 973-718-566-8, ISBN 978-973-718-566- testing laboratory, Research and Development 2, p.176. in Mechanical Industry RaDMI 2006, Volume 1, Papers from Sessions A, B, C, D, E and F, 14. M.Toth-Taşcău, C.Vigaru, D.Drăgulescu, Budva, Muntenegro, 13-17.09.2006, ISBN 86- M.Dreucean, Testing system for maxilofacial 83803-21-X, p.14-20. surgical implants, Proc. International Conference Biomaterials & Medical Devices 7. L.Ungureanu, D.Drăgulescu, A. Stanciu, M. BiomMedD’2006, November 9-11, 2006, Sodincă, The dynamic study of the palm-middle ISBN 973-718-566-8, ISBN 978-973-718-566- finger system, Proceedings SACI 2006, 3rd 2, p.287 Romanian-Hungarian joint symposium on Applied Computational Intelligence, PhD THESIS - Scientific coordinator prof. dr. Timişoara, Romania, May 25-26, 2006, ISBN eng. Doina Drăgulescu 963 7154 39 6, p. 453-459. Rusu Lucian: Studies and tests of implants and 8. D.Drăgulescu, L. Rusu, M. Toth-Taşcău, About prosthetic devices in against homologation, the behavior of fixation devices on the November 2006 fractured mandible, Proceedings SACI 2006, 3rd Romanian-Hungarian joint symposium on PhD STUDENTS - Scientific coordinator prof. Applied Computational Inteligence, Timişoara, dr. eng. Doina Drăgulescu Romania, May 25-26, 2006, ISBN 963 7154 46 9, p. 148-153. • Demian Camelia: Researches about behavior of materials designed to realize bones 9. D.Drăgulescu, L.Ungureanu, Dynamics of the implants conformably European quality palm-middle finger system being under the standards exclusive active of the gravity forces, Proceedings of the European Federation of • Voicu Adrian: Biocompatibility study between Medical Informatics, Integrating Biomedical surgical implants in Titanium alloys and Information: From eCell to ePatient, April 6-8, human body 2006, Timişoara, Romania, ISBN 3-89838- 072-6 Aka, ISBN 1-58603-614-9 IOS Press, • Menyhardt Karoly: Intelligent prosthetic ISBN 973-625-303-1 Ed. Politehnica, p. 203- system for human upper limb 205. • Stoia Dan Ioan: About modeling and setting 10. A.Albu, D.Drăgulescu, L.Ungureanu, Decision the appropriate technology for spinal support system for liver’s morphological implants changes detection using images processing, • Dragomir Lavinia; Contributions to Proceedings of the 7th International mathematical modeling of spaces with Conference on Technical Informatics- CONTI obstacles to plan the motion 2006, vol.1, Automation and Applied Informatics, Timişoara, Romania, June 8-9, • Belu Nica Remus: Considerations about 2006, ISBN (10) 973-625-320-1, p. 235-238. welding technologies of thin plates in metallic composite 11. A.Stanciu, D.Drăgulescu, L.Ungureanu, A hydraulic solution for implementing human’s 172 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING • Albu Adriana Nicoleta: About expert systems Extention of testing methods for medical for the diagnose of liver diseases devices; Further research in the field of 3D • Cărăbaş Ionică: Biomechanical study of reconstruction of human body elements. characteristic motions in running during athletic proofs and handball RESEARCH TEAM • Şimon Andreea Anca: Contributions to the Prof. dr. eng. Doina Drăgulescu – Director conceiving of a virtual mannequin to model Prof. dr. eng. Mirela Toth-Taşcău fashion clothes Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Mircea Dreucean • Gherghel Daniela: Contribution to prosthetic Lect. dr. eng. Vlad Morcovescu replacing of mechanical functions of human Assist. eng. Cosmina Vigaru, PhD student upper limb Assist. dr.eng. Lucian Rusu Eng. Camelia Demian, PhD student • Bianu Arcadie: Biomechanical studies for Eng. Adrian Voicu, PhD student improving physical performances of sport- Eng. Karoly Menyhardt, PhD student beginners Eng. Ioan Dan Stoia, PhD student • Ştefan Vigaru Cosmina: Theoretical and CMPICSU partners in Timişoara, experimental studies about vibration sources Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Craiova and levels produced by some types of looms CONTACT • Ungureanu Loredana: Models of human hand rebuilding and its functions Prof.dr.eng. Doina DRĂGULESCU CMPICSU Research Centre Director Faculty of Mechanical Engineering PERSPECTIVES Bul. Mihai Viteazu, nr. 1 300222, Timişoara, Romania Manufacturing new implants models and prosthetic devices in order to be certified E-mail: email@example.com conformably to European standards; http://cmpicsu.upt.ro Motion analyzes for lower and upper limb as Tel: +40-256-403637 well as the global static posture of the human Fax: +40-256-403637 body; HYDRAULIC MACHINERY DIVISION and the NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENGINEERING OF SYSTEMS WITH COMPLEX FLUIDS – NCESCF GENERAL PRESENTATION Multiple User Research Centre. Its research team joins professors and researchers from the The Hydraulic Machinery Division within the “Politehnica” University of Timişoara, Hydraulic Mechanical Engineering School of the Politehnica Machinery Division, and Romanian Academy – University of Timisoara, has been established in Timişoara Branch. NCESCF coordinates a 1948, although courses on Hydraulics and nationwide research consortium including Hydroelectric Power Plants have been taught since Politehnica University of Bucharest, Technical 1922. For the past half century, the Hydraulic University of Civil Engineering From Bucharest, Machinery Division has become an internationally and University “Dunarea de Jos” Galati, Technical recognized engineering school in turbo machinery University from Cluj-Napoca, University “Eftimie hydrodynamics and cavitation, as well as in Murgu” Resita, and Technical University “Gh. hydraulic and pneumatic power systems. Moreover, Asachi” Iasi. At international level, NCESCF is for the past three decades, a research group led by actively engaged in academic and research Acad.Prof.dr.doc.eng. Ioan Anton has developed agreements with Ecole Polytechnique Federale de new magnetic liquids and various technical Lausanne, Switzerland, University of Stuttgart, applications. Germany, Luleå University of Technology, The National Centre for Engineering of Systems Sweden, Laval University, Canada, University of with Complex Fluids (NCESCF) is structured as a Porto, Portugal. The NCESCF also supports FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 173 educational activities for master and PhD programs in mechanical engineering and computer science, as RESEARCH FIELDS well as the Microsoft Academic Program within the Mathematical and numerical modelling of “Politehnica” University of Timişoara. complex fluid hydrodynamics, including fluids BRIEF HISTORY with complex rheology, two-phase cavitating flows, turbulent 3D flows in complex In 1997 was started the first pilot program geometries; financed by WORLD BANK (25000 USD) to Mathematical and numerical modelling of turbo set up the basic centre infrastructure; machinery swirling flows as well as The main grant (317000USD) was finished development and testing of novel flow control in 2002, with the set up of the research methodologies using magnetorheological infrastructure for the three main laboratories: devices; magnetometry, rheology, and numerical Development of research and professional simulation; software for parallel computing with A partnership with Microsoft Company applications in engineering hydrodynamics, allowed the continuous development and turbo machineries, hydro mechanical upgrade of the software infrastructure equipment; Analysis and optimization of hydraulic turbo machines, in order to improve both efficiency and cavitating behaviour; Flow properties of magnetic nanofluids and composites, magnetorheological fluids, polymeric melts, emulsions, gels; Magnetic and magnetorheological properties of magnetizable complex fluids; Specially tailored magnetic fluids as cooling agents: nucleate boiling heat transfer under the influence of a magnetic field; Magnetic and rheological characterization of bio-compatible/bioactive magnetizable fluids, In January 2006 we have started the evaluation ointments, composites for applications in plant procedure for NCESCF, resulting in the formal biology and veterinary medicine; recognition as a national research centre by the Magnetizable nanocomposite polymers with National University Research Council (CNCSIS). micrometric reinforcement elements; The NCESCF joins now the staff from the Engineering applications: rotating seals for Hydraulic Machinery Division and the research high vacuum and moderate pressures, inductive team from the Magnetic Liquids Laboratory, in a sensors, MRF dampers; coordinated scientific research effort. KEYWORDS MISSION Numerical hydrodynamics, cavitation, hydraulic turbines and pumps, hydraulic drives, parallel The National Centre for Engineering of Systems computing, complex fluids, magnetic nanofluids, with Complex Fluids (NCESF) main goal is to magnetorheological fluids, magnetizable support high level research and education in the nanocomposites, magnetic properties, rheological domain of complex fluids characterization, properties. production, and application developments. Our three decades experience in producing magnetic ACTIVITIES liquids and developing engineering applications, as well as in cavitating flow theoretical and Numerical Simulation in hydrodynamics of applicative studies, allows us to coordinate and turbo machinery and hydraulic equipment and support research programs in magnetometry, development of software bases for intelligent rheology and magnetorheology of multiphase machines and installations fluids, nano-fluids, various polymers, as well as on Development of numerical methods to complex hydrodynamic problems in hydraulic simulate the flow in turbo machines, cascades machines, hydromechanics equipments, and and development of complex models to biomedical applications. Our experimental and determine the universal characteristics of computational capabilities are able to support top cascades and turbo machines level PhD research programs, as well as Constructive solutions for turbines and micro- international scientific cooperations. turbines and research and design of turbo machines 174 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Optimization of hydraulic machinery using Parallel computing algorithms, development modern numerical methods and implementation; Cavitation in turbo machinery with application Technical solutions for micro-hydro turbines to Francis and Kaplan turbines, cavitation and development of design methods for erosion of materials used for hydraulic hydraulic turbo machinery design; machines. Static and dynamic identification and study of Design of hydraulic drive systems for several transients in pumps and turbines; industrial applications, modular optimization of Hydrodynamics of cavitation with applications the structures and elements of hydraulic drives to Kaplan and Francis turbines; systems Cavitation erosion studies for materials used in Experimental tests on standard and hydraulic turbines; proportional hydraulic equipment, using Experimental investigations for hydraulic automated acquisition of experimental data proportional equipment; Complex characterization of magnetic Simulation and analytical modelling of flows nanofluids and composites, in hydraulic poppet valves; magnetorheological fluids, polymeric melts, Advanced characterization methods of the emulsions, gels: oscillatory and rotational flow and magnetic behaviour of complex fluids rheometry, magnetometry; and nanocomposites; Research and production of new magnetic High performance multifunctional materials nano-fluids, magnetorheological fluids; for magnetically controlled heat transfer Application development using magnetic processes; fluids, in aerospace and bio-medical projects; Rotating seals, sensors, semi active dampers; Numerical simulation of flows with complex Biomedical applications. rheology and/or complex geometries, cavitating flows, applications for turbo RESEARCH CONTRACTS machinery analysis and optimizations. 1. SCOPES Joint Research Project IB7320- Software development customized for special 110942, Turbomachinery Swirling Flow engineering applications; Optimization and Control with Technology of Educational activities in mechanical Magnetorheological Fluid Systems, in engineering and computer science, including partnership with Ecole Polytechnique Federale master and PhD programs. de Lausanne, 23,600 CHF / 2006, Director: RESEARCH RESULTS Prof.dr.ing. Romeo Susan-Resiga Numerical analysis and stability analysis of 2. Consortium Grant CNCSIS 33/2006, Contract decelerated swirling flows in hydraulic turbine A1/GR181, Vortex Hydrodynamics and draft tube; development of novel flow control Applications, Coordinator UPT, 38,000 RON techniques for Francis turbines operated at /2006, Director: Prof.dr.ing. Romeo Susan- partial discharge. Resiga. Full three-dimensional flow simulation and analysis in Kaplan and Francis hydraulic turbines; Jet control of the swirling flow downstream a Francis turbine runner and reduction in pressure fluctuations downstream in the draft tube cone. FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 175 Vortex rope mitigation in the draft tube cone of a Francis turbine operating at partial discharge using the jet control technique. Graph partitioning for minimizing the interprocessor communication for parallel computing Numerical simulation of flow in poppet valves and analytical vortex modelling Magnetic field induced non-Newtonian flow Surface instabilities behaviour of a strongly polar magnetic nanofluid Magnetometry Laboratory VSM 880 magnetometer the DMS Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM) is a computer-controlled measurement system capable of characterizing a wide variety of magnetic samples The VSM supports all known magnetic measurements such as Hysteresis and Minor Loops, IRM and DCD Remanence Loops, SFD, Delta M and Henkel Plots, and Angular and AC Remanence Loops. Any series of measurements can be run without user intervention, using the flexible EasyVSM software. 176 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Rheology Laboratory The PHYSICA MCR 300 rheometer performs a wide range of steady and dynamic tests in both CSS and CSR mode. It covers a wide range of applications, from generating simple flow curves to the dynamic analysis of complex fluids, melts, and co-polymers: Shear stress (CSS), Creep and recovery, Normal force, Stress relaxation, Linear tensile and compression, Amplitude sweep, Frequency sweep, Temperature sweep, Time sweep, Multiwave, Oscillation with superimposed rotation or any combination of the above. Our rheometer has additional magnetorheological capabilities, as well as a wide range of temperature settings (up to 300 Celsius). Numerical Simulation and Parallel Computing Laboratory Hardware infrastructure: 14 workstations computer cluster, PIII, 1 GHz, 1 GB RAM IBM X225 Windows server Dual PIII, 2GB RAM Linux server 5 workstations, DUAL INTEL XEON 3 GHz, 4 GB RAM. Software infrastructure FLUENT/FIDAP/POLYFLOW suite for a wide range of numerical flow simulations; available for parallel large scale parallel computing computing TECPLOT for advanced data post-processing applications Software for developing parallel computing applications. 3. CNCSIS grant 154, theme 5, Contract Diagnosis, Surgical Treatment and Prognosis 27238/05.05.2006, Investigations upon of Cardiovascular Diseases, 38,000 RON / deformations and cracks produced as a result 2006, Director: Prof.dr. Eng. Romeo Susan- of cavitation erosion to the austenitic stainless Resiga. steel used for casting hydraulic turbines 8. CEEX Contract X2C05/3 (TEHNOMED), blades, 20,000 RON/2006, Director: Assoc. Subcontract UPT 9159/21.07.2006, prof. dr. eng. Ilare Bordeaşu. Hydrodynamics and mass transfer in bubble 4. CNCSIS grant 145, theme 4, Contract 27238/ columns with applications in advanced 05.05.2006, Theoretical and experimental environment technologies, 16,500 RON / investigations regarding the hydro- 2006, Director: Prof.dr. Eng. Romeo Susan- mechanical equipments for driving and power Resiga. system. 27,450 RON, Director: Prof. Dr. eng. 9. CEEX Contract 51/03.10.2005 (SACOS), Victor Bălăşoiu. Subcontract UPT 11755/09.10.2005, 5. CNCSIS 2738/19.05.2006, Theoretical and Autonomous Advanced Systems for Structure experimental research regarding the Oscillation Control, 100,000 RON /2006, turbomachineries function with biphasic Director Dr.fiz. Ladislau Vékás. medium applications to turbotransmision 10. CEEX F2C8/03.10.2005 (FeMANANOF), hydrodynamics, 40,000 RON/2006, Director: Subcontract UPT 11711/05.10.2005, Prof. Dr. eng. Mircea Bărglăzan. Nanoparticles from Iron and Oron Oxides for 6. CEEX-M1-C2-1185 (iSMART-flow), Magnetic Nanofluids: Preparation, Contract 64/2006 MATNANTECH, Characterization and Applications, 34,000 Subcontract UPT 9226/24.07.2006, RON/ 2006, Director Fiz. Oana Marinică. Integration of Special Magnetorheological 11. PNCDI – AEROSPAŢIAL Contract Technologies and Advanced Flow Control in 114/02.11.2004 (HIPOUV), Subcontract UPT Industrial Applications, 130,000 RON / 2006, 13512/01.11.2004, Researches on the genetic Director: Prof.dr. Eng. Romeo Susan-Resiga. and epigenetic activity procariote and 7. CEEX-M1-C2-1180 (CARDIOCOMP), eucariote biological systems in simulated Contract 81/2006 VIASAN, Subcontract UPT hypogravity conditions, in the presence of 9229/24.07.2006, Computer Optimized magnetic nanoparticles and UV radiation, FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 177 3,143 RON / 2006, Director Fiz. Oana Applications, 2nd edition, (in Romanian) Marinică. Editura PROMUN, Arad, 2006, 220 pages, 12. PNCDI - AEROSPAŢIAL Contract ISBN (10) 973-87353-8-6, ISBN (13) 978-973- 173/01.11.2004 (TRAMAG), Subcontract 87353-8-5. UPT 15062/29.11.2004, Magnetically 5. Bernad, S., Muntean, S., Susan-Resiga, R., controllable transporters of medical/active (Editors), Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on substances, 13,000 RON/2006, Director Fiz. Vortex Dominated Flows. Achievements and Oana Marinică. Open Problems, Scientific Bulletin of the 13. PNCDI – AEROSPAŢIAL, Contract Politehnica University of Timisoara, 111/01.10.2004 (OALM), Researches on the Transactions on Mechanics, Tom 51(65), Fasc. construction of adaptive mirrors with 3, Special Issue, 2006, ISSN 1224-6077, 162 magnetizable complex fluids, with application pages. to space telescopes, Subcontract UPT JOURNAL PAPERS 111.2/01.10.2004, 18,000 RON / 2006, 1. Susan-Resiga R., Ciocan G.D., Anton I., Director Fiz. Oana Marinică. Avellan F., Analysis of the Swirling Flow 14. PNCDI – CERES, Contract 4-186/2004 Downstream a Francis Turbine Runner, (AREFIN), Absorbtion of electromagnetic Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 128, pp. radiation in nanofluids with applications in 177-189, 2006, ISSN 0098-2202. cancer thermotherapy, Subcontract 2. Susan-Resiga R., Muntean S., Bernad S., 14269/12/11/2004, 3,500 RON/2006, Director Frunza T., Balint D., Thin Hydrofoil Cascade Dr.fiz. Ladislau Vékás. Design and Numerical Flow Analysis. Part I – 15. Contract UPT 462/2006, Numerical Simulation Design, Proceedings of the Romanian and Analysis of the Flow with Heat Academy, Series A, Vol. 7, No. 2/2006, ISSN Convection and Radiation for Four Versions 1454-9069, pp. 117-126. of the Heating Element of an Electrical Drying 3. Susan-Resiga R., Muntean S., Bernad S., System, 17,500 RON/2006, Director Dr.eng. Frunza T., Balint D., Thin Hydrofoil Cascade Sandor Bernad. Design and Numerical Flow Analysis. Part II 16. 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Bordeasu I., - Cavitation Erosion of Materials, Flows and Flow Control Methods, Scientific (in Romanian) Editura Politehnica, Bulletin of the Politehnica University of Timisoara/2006, 208 pages, ISBN: (10)973- Timisoara, Transactions on Mechanics, 2006, 625-278-7; (13) 978-973-625-278-5. Tom 51(65), Fasc. 3, Special Issue, ISSN 2. Bărglăzan, M., Velescu., - The Couplings, the 1224-6077, pp. 15-22. Transformers and the Hydrodynamic Brakes, 6. Milos T., Muntean S., Stuparu A., Baya A., (in Romanian) Editura Politehnica, Susan-Resiga R., Automated Procedure for Timisoara/2006, 190 pages, ISBN 973-625- Design and 3D Numerical Analysis of the 287-6. Flow Through Impellers, Scientific Bulletin 3. Manea, A.S., - Complements of of the Politehnica University of Timisoara, Turbomachineries Hydrodynamic, (in Transactions on Mechanics, 2006, Tom Romanian) vol. 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Bordeasu I., Patrascoiu C., Badarau R., Sucitu ISBN 963-06-0382-9, pp. 956-963. L., Popoviciu M., Balasoiu V., New 6. Balint D., Susan-Resiga R., Muntean S., contributions in Caviation Erosion Curves Anton I., Numerical Study of the Cavitation Modeling, Journal FMF Transactions Faculty Phenomenon in Hydraulic Turbines, in Lajos of Mechanical Engineering, vol.34 Nr.1/2006, T., Vad J., Schilling R., (Eds.) : Proceedings of University of Belgrade, 2006, YU ISSN 1451- the 13th International Conference on Modelling 2092, pp. 39-44. Fluid Flow CMFF’06, Budapest, 2006, Vol. II, 13. Mitelea I., Bordeasu I., Hadar A., The Effect of ISBN 963-06-0382-9, pp. 980-987. Nickel Content Upon Cavitation Erosion for 7. Bernad S., Irrera A., Susan-Resiga R., Anton Stainless Steels with 13% Chromium and less L.E., Numerical Analysis of the Three- than 0,1% Carbon, Chem.Abs. RCBUAU Dimensional Unsteady Free Convection and 58(02) Revista de chimie Vol.57 Nr.2/2006, Radiation in an Electrical Heating Element, in ISSN:0034-775, pp.215-220. Lajos T., Vad J., Schilling R., (Eds.) : 14. Hadar A., Bordeasu I., Mitelea I., Vlasceanu Proceedings of the 13th International D., Experimental Validation of a Theoretical Conference on Modelling Fluid Flow Model Used for Analysis of the Laminate CMFF’06, Budapest, 2006, Vol. I, ISBN 963- Composite Structures, Chem.Abs. Materiale 06-0361-6, pp. 464-469. plastice, Vol. 43,Nr.1, MPLAAM 43(1) 1-76 8. Bărglăzan, M., Guzun, B.D., Mucichescu, C., (2006), ISSN 0025-5289, pp.70-73. Grigoriu, M.,-Remote pumped-storage system back-to-back variable speed operated, World INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES Energy Systems Conference WESC 2006 1. Susan-Resiga R., Vu T.C., Muntean S., Ciocan Torino, ITALY ed. 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Ioan ANTON torque converters, Hervex 2006, The XIV-th Prof. dr. eng. Iosif PREDA edition, Râmnicu Vâlcea, ISSN 1454-8003, Prof. dr. eng. Francisc GYULAI pp. 41-47. Prof. dr. eng. Mircea POPOVICIU Prof. dr. eng. Mircea BĂRGLĂZAN 5. Catanase, A., Bărglăzan, M., - Dynamic Lect. dr. eng. Adriana Sida MANEA behaviours of Pelton turbines, Hervex 2006, Lect. dr. eng. Eugen DOBÂNDĂ The XIV-th edition, Râmnicu Vâlcea, ISSN Lect. dr. eng. Corneliu VELESCU 1454-8003, pp. 25-32. Lect. dr. eng. Adrian BEJ 6. Baciu, I.,D., Bărglăzan, M., - About finite Lect. dr. eng. Dorin GALERIU cascade of profiles with reversible operation, Assist. Prof. Ionel BACIU Hervex 2006, The XIV-th edition, Râmnicu Assist. Prof. Rodica BĂDĂRĂU Vâlcea, ISSN 1454-8003, pp. 95-102. Assist. Prof. Ioan PĂDUREANU 7. Sporea I., Bordeasu I., Olariu M., Cicala E., Assist. Prof. Daniel BALINT Sporea M., Uibar E., Dîrlea A.,- Contribution Assist. Prof. Adrian STUPARU to the Study of the Time and Temperature Phys. Oana MARINICĂ Influences of Thermic treatment upon the George GIULA 180 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Florica BALANEAN Assist.Prof. Ionel BACIU, Reversible, Mariana TODIRUŢĂ Axial Hydrodynamic Profile Cascades Ioan POTORAC Applied to Turbo machinery Design, Delia BOLOJAN scientific advisor Prof.dr.eng. Mircea Angela VATAU BARGLAZAN Pavel POBEGA Eng. Walter SWOBODA (Germany), Petru IGNEA Contribution to the Design and Operation Optimisation of the Silica-Chip Wafers PhD STUDENTS Cleaning Equipment used in Semiconductor Lecturer Mircea IVANOIU, Analysis and Technology, scientific advisor Prof.dr.eng. Optimisation of Hydrofoil Cascades for Mircea BARGLAZAN. Efficiency and Cavitation, scientific advisor Eng. Ilie Florin SILION, Aerosol Particle Acad.Prof.dr.doc.eng. Ioan ANTON. Dynamics Applied to the Design of Noxa Assist. Prof. Daniel BALINT, Numerical Washing Machine from Ventilated Air, Computing Methods for Three-Dimensional scientific advisor Prof.dr.eng. Mircea Flows in the Distributor and Runner of BARGLAZAN. Kaplan Turbine, scientific advisor Eng. Maria PERNEVAN, Dynamic Acad.Prof.dr.doc.eng. Ioan ANTON. Identification and Optimisation of the Assist. Prof. Adrian STUPARU, Numerical Hydraulic Dampers, scientific advisor and Experimental Investigation of the Flow in Prof.dr.eng. Mircea BARGLAZAN. Centrifugal Pumps, scientific advisor Eng Catalin STROITA, Dynamic Acad.Prof.dr.doc.eng. Ioan ANTON. Identification of Cross-Flow Hydraulic Inf. Teodora FRUNZA, Methods of the Turbines, scientific advisor Prof.dr.eng. Real Flow Simulation in Hydrofoil Mircea BARGLAZAN. Cascades, scientific advisor Acad. Prof. dr. CONTACTS doc. eng. Ioan ANTON Assist.Prof. Rodica BADARAU, Prof. Dr. Eng. Romeo SUSAN-RESIGA, Contributions to the Study of Axial Turbo Director NCESCF machines, scientific advisor Prof.dr.eng. Tel/Fax: +40-256-403692 Francisc GYULAI. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Eng. Adrian SIMEDRU, Optimisation of an email@example.com Axial Hydraulic Turbine Operation, http://mh.mec.upt.ro/cnisfc scientific advisor Prof.dr.eng. Mircea Prof.dr.eng. Ilare BORDEIASU BARGLAZAN. Scientific Secretary Hydraulic Machinery Div. Assist.Prof. Adriana CATANASE, Tel: +40-256-403680 Dynamic Identification of a Tangential E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Hydraulic Turbine of Pelton Type, scientific http://www.mec.upt.ro/~mh/ advisor Prof.dr.eng. Mircea BARGLAZAN. RESEARCH CENTRE FOR VIBROIMPACTS AND MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS GENERAL PRESENTATION VIBRATIONS. It has to be underlined that the research in the field of the vibroimpacts is done, Because of the existing tradition due to the results with priority, by the collective from this centre. obtained in research, the premises appeared for funding a centre of scientific excellence with The director of the Centre is PhD. Prof. Eng. preoccupations in the field of vibroimpacts and Adrian Chiriac, from the Department of mechanical vibrations. As consequence of the Mechanics and Vibrations of the Faculty of competitions organized by CNCSIS, concerning the Mechanical Engineering. identification and evaluation of the research MISSION centers, the developed activity was specially appreciated, so the research centre was recognized. The main mission of the centre is to realize specific By the certificate no. 15/CC-B from 11/05/2001, it activities of continue training, research, technical has been recognized as a research centre, type B: assistance, documentation and expertise. In order to VIBROIMPACTS AND MECHANICAL realize its mission, the centre has as objectives: FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 181 promotion of works of fundamental and 4. CNCSIS Project 58/19.05.2006, theme 1, applied research in the field of vibroimpacts, Noises investigation and reduction in urban vibrations and technical acoustics; environment with application at Timisoara expertise and consulting in specialty; city. Director: Prof. dr. Vasile Bacria, Value: promotion of the field, selected from the 17.000 RON themes of the specialty as a high field, and 5. S.C. Coca Cola S.R.L. Timisoara Project realization of cooperation programs with other 459/2006, Noises measurements in the S.C. research institutes in this field; Coca Cola HBC Romania S.R.L. Timisoara RESEARCH FIELDS enclosure. Director: Prof. dr. Vasile Bacria, Value: 3.500 RON The main fields of the research are: 6. CNCSIS Project 2739/19.05.2006, vibroimpacting interactions and vibroimpacts Experimental studies concerning dynamic mechanical vibrations effects that appear in multiphase fluids technical acoustics transportation through pipeline networks, vibrations of nonlinear systems Director: PhD stud. Eng. Alexandru Tocarciuc, KEYWORDS Value: 11.700 RON Vibration, vibroimpact, noise, impact, spectrum, PUBLICATIONS auto-spectrum, prediction, diagnosis, homotopy variational method; stability, weakly nonlinearity PUBLISHED PAPERS ACTIVITIES 1. Marinca V., Herişanu N., Application of Modified Homolopy Perturbation Method to Dynamics of vibroimpact systems. Theoretical nonlinear Oscillations, Archives of Mechanics, and experimental methods for the study of 58, 2006, ISSN 0373-2029, pp:241-246 stable vibroimpact motions; Modeling of work of vibroimpact mechanisms, 2. Marinca V., Herişanu N., A Modified Iteration calculus and optimization algorithms; Perturbation Method for Some Nonlinear Methods of study for the vibrations of Oscillation Problems” Acta Mechanica, 184, mechanical systems, with applications in 2006, ISSN 0001-5970, pp:231-242 engineering. Diagnosis by vibrations of 3. Marinca V., Herişanu N., An Approximate defections at machines and equipment; Solution for Modified Van der Pol Oscillator, Theoretical and experimental studies, Proceed 2-nd WSEAS International concerning the elaboration of new methods and Conference on Dynamical Systems and equipment for the decreasing of levels of Control, 2006, ISBN 960-8457-548, pp:59-63 vibrations and noises; Expertise of capacity of isolation at airy noise 4. Marinca V., Herişanu N., An iteration of building elements. Determination of noise procedure for some non-linear oscillations, levels at civil buildings; Journal „Facta Universitatis” Series Application of the Homotopy method to the Mechanics, Automatic Control and Robotics, study of stability of nonlinear oscillation with ISSN 0354-2009, vol.5, no.1, 2006, Serbia, cubic elastic restoring force pp.71-78 RESEARCH PROJECTS 5. Herişanu N., On the study of some nonlinearities in composite metal-rubber 1. CNCSIS Project 32940/2004, addendum 2006 structures subjected to vibration, International theme 6, Dynamics and optimization of work of roto-percussive and percussive drilling Conference ″Advanced Composite Materials equipment, Director: Prof. dr. eng. Adrian Engineering″ 18 – 20 October 2006, Brasov, Chiriac, Value: 15.000 RON ISBN 973-635-821-8, page. 116-120 2. CNCSIS Project 2738/19.05.2006, theme 18, 6. Herisanu N., Bacria V., Toader M., Popa Nonlinearity effects in the study of continue Radovan S., Investigation of noise pollution in media vibrations, Director: Prof. dr. Vasile an urban area, WSEAS Transaction System, Marinca, Value: 22.500 RON Issue 7, Volume 5, July 2006, ISSN 1109-2777 pp 1647-1653 3. CNCSIS Project 27688/14.03.2005, addendum 2006 theme 4, Researches concerning 7. Herişanu N., Toader M.., A method for analysis vibrations of vehicle equipped with semi-active of flexible steel-rubber structures subjected to dampers with magnetorheological fluids. vibration, Machine building and Electrical Director: Prof. dr. eng. Liviu Bereteu, Value: Engineering, The Journal of Engineering 10.000 RON Industries in Bulgaria, ISSN 0025-455X, nr.7-8, 2006, pp.65-68 182 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 8. Herişanu N., Bacria V., Toader M., Popa PhD THESIS Radovan S., Investigation and reduction of Stavrat Laurenţiu, Study of sonorous pollutions of ambient noise in an urban area, 7th WSEAS urbane centers, 12 January, 2006, PhD coordinator: Int. Conf. on Acoustics Theory & Applications Brîndeu Liviu (AMTA '06), Cavtat, Croatia, ISBN 960-8457- 46-7, June 13-15, 2006, pp.48-53 Costea Gabriela, Researches concerning the collision of mechanical systems taking into account 9. Becheru, G., Babeu, T., Chiriac, A., On the the local contact deformations, 20 February, 2006, Power Circulation in Longitudinal Plan at a PhD coordinator: Cioară Titus Four Wheel Drive Vehicle, Annals of the Univ. of Oradea, Fasc. Manag. and Techn. Engine., Hule Hora Voichiţa, Dynamic systems with Vol.V(XV), 2006, p.237-240, ISSN 1583-0691 percussive interaction in the hypothesis of local contact deformations, 28 Sept 2006, PhD 10. Becheru, G., Chiriac, A., Dinamica mişcării în coordinator: Cioară Titus viraj a unui vehicul rutier de tip 4X4, Lucr. celei de a VI-a Conf. Naţ. Multidisc. – cu PhD THEMES participare intern. – «Ştiinţă şi Inginerie», Vol.10, Sebeş, 2006, p.313-318, ISBN 973- Scientific supervisor: Prof. dr. eng. Doina 8130-82-4 Drăgulescu 11. Becheru, G., Chiriac, A., Babeu, T., On Special 1. Nagy Ramona, Researches concerning the Transversal Differential Gears for Off Road nonlinear behavior of some mechanical Vehicles, Annals of the Univ. of Oradea, Fasc. systems with discontinuities due to impacts Manag. and Techn. Engin., Vol.V(XV), 2006, Scientific supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. Titus Cioară p.231-236, ISSN 1583-0691 1. Anghelescu Rodica Delia, Optimizing methods 12. Lupu, I., Chiriac, A., Sur le Calcule in the study of vibrations and vibroimpacts Dynamique du Mécanisme d’Actionnement des Interrupteurs d’Haute Tension, à Ressort de 2. Birceanu Dănuţ, Study of noise generated by Déclanchement, Annals of the Univ. of Oradea, the elastic collision of two bodies Fasc. Manag. and Techn. Engin., Vol.V(XV), 3. Boltoşi Alexandru, Vibration attenuators 2006, p.265-268, ISSN 1583-0691 realized with magnetorheological composites 13. Lupu, I., Chiriac, A., Sur la Dynamique du 4. Căplescu Cristiana, Methods and processing Mécanisme de Commande à Contact et Piston, algorithms for the vibration signals des Interrupteurs d’Haute Tension, Annals of the Univ. of Oradea, Fasc. Manag. and Techn. 5. Fântână Nicolae Eugen, Measures of noise and Engin., Vol.V(XV), 2006, p.269-272, ISSN vibration reduction in order to assure the 1583-0691 environment comfort at heating systems with radiant panels, respectively, radiant floors 14. Marinca V., Dănoiu A. The Study of Stability in the Dynamics of the Separation Process on 6. Lupu Ioan, Vibrations and vibroimpacts at Plane Vibrating Sieves, XX Conference with electromechanical systems International Participation Noise and Vibration, 7. Nicolae Ionel Valentin, Internet monitoring Tara, Serbia, CD edition, 2006, ID 20-14 and wireless solutions for the mechanical 15. Chiriac, A., Frână cu fluid magneto-reologic, parameters Studia Universitatis “Vasile Goldiş”, Arad, 8. Opriţescu Cristina, Numerical simulation for 2006, p.142-146, ISSN 1842-0508 the motions with mechanical constraints and BOOKS collisions 1. Luca Gh, Vigaru Cosmina, Dynamics. 9. Palincaş Gabor Romeo, Researches Vibrations. „Politehnica” Publishing House, concerning the work of attachment - ISBN (10) 973-625-311-2; ISBN (13) 978-973- detachment device of an airbag 625-311-9, 2006, 344 pages 10. Roşoga Daniela Lucia, Mathematical models 2. Bereteu L., Smicală I., Tocarciuc Al., in the study of cylindrical sieves. Mechanics and vibrations – problems, 11. Simoiu Dorin, Theoretical and experimental „Politehnica” Publishing House, ISBN (10) studies concerning the loads, induced by the 973-625-345-7; ISBN (13) 978-973-625-345-4, wind on a mechanical structure. Applications 2006, 336 pages to a structure of parabolic aerial 3. Marinca V., Herişanu N., Mechanics. Dynamics. Vol II, „Politehnica” Publishing House, ISBN 973-625-199-3, 2006, 336 pages FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 183 12. Ţîrdea Amalia, Methods and equipment for Assoc. prof. dr. Pantele CHELU vibration isolation for the mechanical pressing Assoc. prof.dr. Gheorghe DRĂGĂNESCU machines Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Nicolae HERIŞANU Lect. dr. Valeriu ANGHELESCU 13. Tocarciuc Alexandru, Theoretical and Lect. dr. eng. Alexandru DĂNOIU experimental studies concerning the dynamic Lect. eng. Nicolae FÂNTÂNĂ effects that appear in the poly-phase fluid Lect. dr. eng. Gheorghe LUCA transport by pipe networks Lect. dr. eng. Smaranda POPA–RADOVAN PERSPECTIVES Assist. eng. Ramona NAGY Eng. Adriana BALTĂ, PhD student The results obtained by the collective will be Eng. Cristina BASARABĂ–OPRIŢESCU, developed in a few priority directions, concerning PhD student the elaboration of general methods for the study of Econ. Dănuţ BIRCEANU, PhD student vibroimpact motions, modeling of work of Phys. Alexandru BOLTOSI, PhD student mechanisms (calculus algorithm and optimization), Eng. Gabor Romeo PALINCAŞ, PhD student studies concerning the attenuation of sonorous Eng. Alexandru TOCARCIUC, PhD student sources and elaboration of methods and equipment for the decreasing of vibration levels. CONTACT RESEARCH TEAM Prof. Dr. eng. Adrian CHIRIAC, Director of the Centre Prof. dr. eng. Liviu BRÎNDEU Department of Mechanics and Vibrations Prof. dr. Vasile BACRIA Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Prof. dr. eng. Liviu BERETEU Bul. Mihai Viteazu, no. 1 Prof. dr. eng. Adrian CHIRIAC 300222, Timişoara Prof. dr. eng. Titus CIOARĂ E-mail: email@example.com Prof. dr. Vasile MARINCA Tel.: +40-256-403627 Prof. dr. eng. Ioan SMICALĂ Prof. dr. Mihai TOADER INTEGRATED ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTRE I. E. R. C. GENERAL PRESENTATION AND MISSION Products and manufacturing devices new models design; The Integrated Engineering Research Centre Integrated Design of products, manufacturing (IERC) is organized within the Department of processes and systems; Manufacturing Engineering (TCM), the Department Integrated control of the manufacturing of Mechanical Technology (TM) and the processes and systems; Department of Welding Equipment and Technology New products and manufacturing equipment; (UTS). IERC is organized as a research unit and Welding processes modeling; transfer of technology of the “Politehnica” Advanced materials joining University of Timişoara. IERC is accredited by the Welding technology optimisation using National Scientific Research Council for Higher computer Education (CNCSIS - Romania) with the certificate Limiting methods for stress and distortion in CNCSIS no. 103 / CC-C in May 11, 2001. welded structures; IERC mission is to coordinate teams of researchers Defectology of welded structures from different departments of the Faculty of The development of the equipments and Mechanical Engineering, who are developing technologies for non-conventional programs in the integrated engineering field of technological processes research. Studies referring to the optimization of laser RESEARCH FIELDS materials processing Studies referring to the development of modern The main fields of research are: constructive solutions for making of Products, processes and manufacturing systems technological equipment from the processional integrated design; and food industry Processes and manufacturing systems The creation and the making of piezoceramic integrated management; traducers for the usage in the construction of technological equipment 184 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Studies referring to the degradation of the according to EN 288-3 and AD-Mblt. materials used in technologies equipment and HPO, welders’ certification, according to the calculation of the remaining durability of TÜV requirements, technical supervision exploitation of the pressure vessels, tanks and complete Optimizing metallic flexible pipes processing projects according to TÜV requirements. IERC members are part of the following KEYWORDS professional bodies and associations: Integrated engineering, Concurrent engineering, AGIR – The General Association of the Manufacturing engineering, Materials advanced Engineers in Romania welding, Manufacturing processes management, AUIF – Academic Association of Plasturgy, Rapid prototyping and three-dimensional Manufacturing Engineering in Romania measurements, Cold forming, Non-traditional ARTN – Romanian Association of machining processes, Welding processes, Welding Nonconventional Technologies equipment, Defectology, Quality assurance, ASR – Romanian Welding Society Equipment and technologies for non-conventional ACM-V – Association for Multidisciplinary technological processes, Laser materials processing, Research West Zone Plan and equipment for food industry, Piezoceramic AWS – American Welding Society traductors, Degradation of materials, remaining ISL-FD – International Society of durability of exploitation. Lyophilization- Freeze Drying B.EN.A – Balkan Environmental Association ACTIVITIES RESEARCH CONTRACTS IERC assure the co-ordination and harmonization of the training programs through 1. Contract NMP2-CT-2004-507487 FP6, scientifically research (PhD. programs, post- Virtual Research Lab for a Knowledge graduated programs) for the researchers or Community in Production, Network of research teams of different departments. The Excellence, Director: Professor George post-graduate program developed by IERC is: Drăghici, Value for 2006: 28476€ Integrated Engineering. The PhD. programs 2. Contract CEEX 243/2006, National Research coordinated by IERC are in the field of Network for Integrated Product and Process Industrial Engineering. Engineering, Director: Professor George The research teams from IERC develop: Drăghici, Value for 2006: 102000 RON fundamental and applicative research activities; 3. Contract CEEX 238/2006, Research Network products and technology design activities; for a New Production Process based for on- technological development and technology line Failures Prediction in Integrated transfer all attending the present industrial Maintenance and Reliability, Director: demands. Professor George Drăghici, Value for 2006: IERC is involved in national and 25600 RON international research programs, is member of 4. CNCSIS 34/638/2006, New approach on different professional and scientifically decreasing noises and vibrations level from organizations and organizes different scientific main functioning of machine tools and meetings (seminars, conferences etc.). machineries, Director: Professor Petru Suru, Participation to the EC Sixth Framework Value: 19360 RON Program (FP6) as a partner to a network of 5. Contract C463/2006 ARIS S.A. Arad, excellence project: Virtual Research Lab Researches upon decreasing of noises and for a Knowledge Community in vibrations level of in lather transmission Production (VRL-KCiP), contract no. FP6- drives, Director: Professor Petru Suru, Value: 507487-2 10000 RON Participation to grant competitions through 6. CNCSIS A1/GR 181, T7/19.05.2006, CNCSIS, national programs CEEX, Researches about systemic approach and RELANSIN, AMTRANS, INFRAS, mathematical modeling of the will’s cylinders MATNANTECH etc. overhaul through inductive preheating turning, Developing of fundamental and Director: Conf.dr.eng. Cicală Eugen Florin, applicative research activities, Value: 7450 RON technological development for the present 7. CNCSIS nr.70 GR, T4/17.05.2006, New industrial demands, welders’ education technologies in oral implantology based on and qualification according to EN 287, welding procedures qualification FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 185 animal osteo-integration, Coordinator 3. HAN, A., Tribologic behaviour of polymeric prof.dr.eng. Ghiţă Mihai, Value: 10000 RON surfaces treated with LASER, Politehnica Publishing House, Timisoara, 2006, 64 p 8. Contract CEEX nr.2052/2006, Fundamental and applied researces on water jet and 4. Fleser, T., Inspection and maintenance of abrasive particles magnetic activated industrial technical systems, Sudura manufacturing – elmajet, Director: Conf.dr.eng Publishing House, Timişoara, 2006, ISBN Mircea Vasilescu, Value: 1,5 mil RON (10)973-8359-45-7, ISBN (13)978-973-8359- 45-7, pp.490. 9. CEEX contract 282 / 2006, Optimizing the recovery of energy potential of wastes in order 5. Tucu, D., Rotarescu, V., Enterprise’s to optain clean pover energy in Romania – economy, Orizonturi Universitare Publishing OVAPED, Director UTS: Prof.dr.eng Livius House, ISBN 973-638-236-2, Timisoara, Milos, Value: 5000 RON 2006, pp.134 10. Contract INCERC Timisoara, 394/2006, 6. Milos, L., Welding processes (published in Research for the certification of arc drawn Romanian), Politehnica Publishing House, welding procedure on compouse structure Timişoara, 2006, ISBN 973-625-275-2, 284 steel-concrete, Director: prof.dr.eng. Gheorghe pages GLITA, Value: 7936 RON 7. Milos, L., Burcă, M., MAG Welding – 11. Contract ASTRA Vagoane S.A.Arad, practical guide, (published in Romanian), 529/2006: The determination of arc welding Politehnica Publishing House, Timişoara, technologie for the truck edgewise wall SSDT, 2006, ISBN 978-973625-406-2, 98 pages Director: lecturer.dr.eng. Mircea BURCA, 8. Safta, V.I, Safta, V.I., Technological and Value: 1400 RON resistance testing of welded or brazed joints, 12. Contract Sudexpert Timisoara 564/2006, (published in Romanian), Welding Publishing Technical documentation for the welding House, Timişoara, 2006, ISBN 973-8359-38- column CRC3 and the rolling block BR 10, 4, 280 pages Director: assoc.prof.dr.eng. Mihaela Popescu, Value: 2000 RON PUBLISHED PAPERS 13. CNCSIS 744/2006 Studies and researches for 1. Anghel V., Drăghici G., Simulation, optimizing the design of removable partial Modelling and Optimization for Operative dentures by informatic systems for analysis and Maintenance, The 5th WSEAS International interpretation in order to implement new Conference on Computational Intelligence, technologies, Director: prof.dr.eng. Livius Man-Machine Systems and Cybernetics Milos, Value: 5000 RON (CIMMACS '06), Venice, Italy, November Prospective: 20-22, 2006, ISSN 539-474, pp. 328-332 Participation to the EC Seven 2. Cupşa E., Drăghici G., Use of SPC in the Framework Program (FP7) Quality Assurance of Plastic Closures Manufacture, Academic Journal of Participation to grant competitions through Manufacturing Engineering, Volume 4, CNCSIS, national programs CEEX, Number 2/2006, Politehnica Publishing RELANSIN, AMTRANS, INFRAS, House, Timişoara, ISSN 1583-7904, pp.44-49 MATNANTECH etc. 3. Drăghici G., Drăghici A., Pămîntaş E., Turc PUBLICATIONS C., National Research Network for Integrated Product and Process Engineering (Invited BOOKS Paper), Proceedings of the International 1. Grozav I., Work holding in machine building, Conference on Manufacturing Systems (published in Romanian), Politehnica ICMaS, 26-27 October 2006, Bucharest, Publishing House, Timişoara, 2006, ISBN Romanian Academy Publishing House, ISSN (10) 973-625-378-3, (13) 978-973-625-378-2, 1842-3183, pp.49-54 284 pages 4. Drăghici G., National Research Network for 2. Herman, R., Olariu, M., Crainic,N., Integrated Product and Process Engineering, Reviczky,A., Tulcan, L., Mălaimare, G, Han, Research of Excellence Conference, 22-24 A., Experimental investigation in material October, Braşov, 2006, Vol. II, L4-12, technology, Politehnica Publishing House, 137 Printech Publishing House, Bucharest, ISBN page, ISBN (10) 973-625-338-4, ISBN (13) (10) 973-718-552-8, ISBN (13) 978-973-718- 978-973-625-338-6. 552-5, pp.1-9 186 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 5. Grozav, I., Turc, C., Tolerance Design for nano/micro magnetizable composits, Non-dimensional Values, Proceedings of the Proceedings 5th National Seminar of 8th International Conference on The Modern nonoscience and nanotechnology, Bucharest, Information Technology in the Innovation 2006, p.70-75 Processes of the Industrial Enterprises, MITIP 14. Crainic, N., Bica, D., Vekas, L., Torres 2006, 11-12 September, 2006, Budapest, Marques, A., Popa, N.C., Correia, N., Hungary, ISBN 963 86586 5 7, pp.505-511 Marinica, O., Novoa, P., Pinto Moreira de 6. Turc, C., Grozav, I., Fuzzy Logic Using for Sa,C., Magnetic Nanocomposites Obtained Products Early Design Stage, Proceedings of Using High Evaporation Rate Magnetic the 8th International Conference on The Nanofluids, Proceedings 4th International Modern Information Technology in the Symposium on Nanomanufacturing, Innovation Processes of the Industrial Cambridge MA, USA, 2006, p.p.70-75 Enterprises, MITIP 2006, 11-12 September, 15. Cristophidou, A.,Bica, D., Crainic, N., Vekas, 2006, Budapest, Hungary, ISBN 963 86586 5 L., Doumanidis, C., Structural and Dynamic 7, pp. 493-498 Mechanical Analysis of Magnetic 7. Turc, C., Fuzzy Logic Based Algorithm in Nanocomposites by Polymer Ultrasonic Choosing of the Work Pieces in Early Design Welding, Proceedings of the 4th International Stage, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Nanomanufacturing, Conference on Manufacturing Systems Cambridge MA, USA, 2006, p.p.76-79 ICMaS, 26-27 October 2006, Bucharest, 16. Han, A., Pillon, G., Nichici, A., Vannes, B., Romanian Academy Publishing House, ISSN Grevey, D., Study and evaluation of fretting 1842-3183, pp. 489-492 critical slip conditions by applying the design 8. Suru P, Soşdean D., Dume A., The silent of experiments method. Elsevier, Wear 261, molding of bearings function, Scientific pages 1080–1086, 2006 Bulletin of the “Politehnica” University of 17. Han, A., Pillon, G., Nichici, A., Vannes B., Timişoara, Tom 51 (65), Fascicola 4, 2006, Comportament tribologique d’une sourface de ISSN 1224-6077, pp. 53-56 polycarbonate texture par faisceau laser. 13th 9. Suru P, Soşdean D., Dume A, Roller bearings Conference on EHD lubrifiation and traction a permanent source of generating noises and VAREHD 13, Suceava, 6-7 October 2006, p. vibrations, Scientific Bulletin of the 7-12, CD, ISBN-10 973-666-215-2m ISBN- “Politehnica” University of Timişoara, Tom 13 978-973-666-215-7 51 (65), Fascicola 4, 2006, ISSN 1224-6077, 18. Boboescu, R., Han, A., Transfere de chaleur pp. 57-60 dans processus de soudage laser en régime 10. Suru P, Soşdean D., Dume A.I., The lack of capillaire, Scientific Bulletin of the precision of connecting gear source of noises Politechnica University of Timisoara, and vibration, Academic Journal of Transactions on Mechanics, Tom 51(65), Manufacturing Engineering, Vol. 4, No. fasc.2, 2006, p. 59–64, Romania, ISSN 1224- 3/2006, ISSN 1583-7904, pp. 59-64 6077. 11. Suru P., Soşdean D., Pamîntaş E., Dume A., 19. Laslău, R., Cicală, E., Technologic and Modeling and simulation of gear transmission environmental aspects of polyester-glass silenced working, Proceedings of the fibber composites Nd: YAG laser cutting. International Conference on The Modern Scientific Bulletin of the „Politehnica” Information Technology in the Innovation University of Timişoara, Transactions on Processes of the Industrial Enterprises, Mechanics, Tom 51(65), fasc.2, 2006, Budapest, Hungary, 11-12 September 2006, p.p.159–164, Romania, ISSN 1224-6077 ISBN 963-86586-5-7, pp. 421-428 20. Herman, M., Herman, R., Risk factors analyze 12. Pămîntaş E., Technological Devices specifical for workers in railway transport, 1st Maintenance for SMI in Modern Technologies International Conference „Systems for Health in design and manufacturing of devices and and Work Security”, Young Workers – „Start machineries (published in Romanian), BREN Safe” - section 1, Timişoara, October 23-25th, Publishing House, Bucureşti, 2006, ISBN (10) 2006, Orizonturi Universitare Publishing 973-648-592-7, pp. 116-125 House, ISBN (10) 973-638-274-5, (13) 973- 638-274-1, p.p.55-59 13. Crainic, N., Bica, D., Vekas, L., Torres Marques, A., Popa, N.C., Correia, N., Novoa, 21. Herman, M., Herman, R., Consideration about P., Pinto Moreira de Sa,C., Particularities on optimization of warning activities for work using of magnetical nanaofluids for obtaining accidents and professional deseases, 1st FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 187 International Conference „Systems for Health guides, 1st International Conference „Systems and Work Security”, Young Workers – „Start for Health and Work Security”, Young Safe” - section 1, Timişoara, October 23-25th, Workers – „Start Safe” - section 2, Timişoara, 2006, Orizonturi Universitare Publishing October 23-25th, 2006, Orizonturi Universitare House, ISBN (10) 973-638-274-5, (13) 973- Publishing House, ISBN (10) 973-638-274-5, 638-274-1, p.p.59-64 (13) 973-638-274-1, pp.16-20 22. Tucu, D., Tucu, A., A method for optimum 29. Nistoran-Botis, M., Tulcan, L., Health and allocation of founds for health and work environment protection in sugar security, 1st International Conference manufacturing, 1st International Conference „Systems for Health and Work Security”, „Systems for Health and Work Security”, Young Workers – „Start Safe” - section 1, Young Workers – „Start Safe” - section 2, Timişoara, October 23-25th, 2006, Orizonturi Timişoara, October 23-25th, 2006, Orizonturi Universitare Publishing House, ISBN (10) Universitare Publishing House, ISBN (10) 973-638-274-5, (13) 973-638-274-1, pp.11-15 973-638-274-5, (13) 973-638-274-1, pp.31-35 23. Tucu, D., Tucu, A., Rotarescu, V., About 30. Tucu, D., Rotarescu, V., Tucu, A., About work quality assurance system in manufacturing of security management at S.C. Ro Alto fire extinguishing, 1st International Conference Gradimento, 1st International Conference „Systems for Health and Work Security”, „Systems for Health and Work Security”, Young Workers – „Start Safe” - section 1, Young Workers – „Start Safe” - section 2, Timişoara, October 23-25th, 2006, Orizonturi Timişoara, October 23-25th, 2006, Orizonturi Universitare Publishing House, ISBN (10) Universitare Publishing House, ISBN (10) 973-638-274-5, (13) 973-638-274-1, pp.49-55 973-638-274-5, (13) 973-638-274-1, pp.45-49 24. Boboescu, R., Laser safety rules, 1st 31. Crainic, N., Aspects about pollution in International Conference „Systems for Health metallurgic systems, 1st International and Work Security”, Young Workers – „Start Conference „Systems for Health and Work Safe” - section 1, Timişoara, October 23-25th, Security”, Young Workers – „Start Safe” - 2006, Orizonturi Universitare Publishing section 2, Timişoara, October 23-25th, 2006, House, ISBN (10) 973-638-274-5, (13) 973- Orizonturi Universitare Publishing House, 638-274-1, pp.41-45 ISBN (10) 973-638-274-5, (13) 973-638-274- 1, pp.55-59 25. Mnerie, D., Anghel, G.V., Slavici, T., Mnerie, A.V., Some aspects about work[lace risk 32. Sporea, I., Nagi, M., Bordeiasu, I., Sporea, M., management system, 1st International Removing pollution inside founderies using Conference „Systems for Health and Work wastage resulted from melting process Security”, Young Workers – „Start Safe” - (heating) of alloy cast in pieces, 1st section 1, Timişoara, October 23-25th, 2006, International Conference „Systems for Health Orizonturi Universitare Publishing House, and Work Security”, Young Workers – „Start ISBN (10) 973-638-274-5, (13) 973-638-274- Safe” - section 2, Timişoara, October 23-25th, 1, pp.17-22 2006, Orizonturi Universitare Publishing House, ISBN (10) 973-638-274-5, (13) 973- 26. Nistoran-Botis, M., Tulcan, L., Labour safety 638-274-1, pp.49-54 at the obtaining of vegetable oils, 1st International Conference „Systems for Health 33. Mnerie, D., Anghel, G.V., Slavici, T., Mnerie, and Work Security”, Young Workers – „Start A.V., International politics about ocupational Safe” - section 1, Timişoara, October 23-25th, safety and health management, 1st 2006, Orizonturi Universitare Publishing International Conference „Systems for Health House, ISBN (10) 973-638-274-5, (13) 973- and Work Security”, Young Workers – „Start 638-274-1, pp.23-27 Safe” - section 3, Timişoara, October 23-25th, 2006, Orizonturi Universitare Publishing 27. Fleser, T., on implementing HACCP in small House, ISBN (10) 973-638-274-5, (13) 973- and/or less development businesses. Part I: 638-274-1, pp.17-22 The strategy, 1st International Conference „Systems for Health and Work Security”, 34. Fleser, T., The damage of installation Young Workers – „Start Safe” - section 2, components in waters saturated with H2 S , Timişoara, October 23-25th, 2006, Orizonturi Scientific Bulletin of the „Politehnica” Universitare Publishing House, ISBN (10) University of Timişoara, Transactions on 973-638-274-5, (13) 973-638-274-1, pp.11-15 Mechanics, Tom 51(65), fasc.2, 2006, Romania, ISSN 1224-6077, pp.149–154 28. Fleser, T., On implementing HACCP in small and/or less development businesses. Part II: 35. Nistoran-Botis, M., Recycling of the auxiliary The development of sector-specific industry products and offals from cans industry of fruit 188 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING and vegetables, Scientific Bulletin of the MVT2006, 15-17 XI 2006 Timisoara, ISBN- „Politehnica” University of Timişoara, 10-973-638-284-2, ISBN 13.978-973-638- Transactions on Mechanics, Tom 51(65), 284-0 pp. 124-128 fasc.2, 2006, Romania, ISSN 1224-6077, 43. Fleser, T., The magnesium alloys progress in pp.155-158 high strength automotive components, Proc. 36. Ghita, M., Stoicoiu, F., Dirpes, C., Brestin, A., Internat. Congress on Automotives, Motor Mathematical simulation of the miller’s vehicles and transportation - MVT2006, 15- cylinders overhaul through inductive 17 XI 2006 Timisoara, ISBN-10-973-638- preheating turning, Scientific Bulletin of the 284-2, ISBN 13.978-973-638-284-0 pp. 224- „Politehnica” University of Timişoara, 228 Transactions on Mechanics, Tom 51(65), 44. Mateiu, H., Fleser, T., Experimental studies fasc.2, 2006, Romania, ISSN 1224-6077, concerning crash growing at steel solicited at pp.189-193 high temperatures, International Conference 37. Tucu, D., Mnerie, D., Rotarescu, V., Anghel, Structural Integrity of Welded Construction, G., The analyze of plastic material behaviour Timisoara, 2006, ISSN 1842-5518, pp. 55-67 in the process of milling for recycling- 45. Fleser, T., Tucu, D., Quality of weldwd opportunities and threads, Scientific Bulletin structures in actual economic context, of the „Politehnica” University of Timişoara, International Conference Structural Integrity Transactions on Mechanics, Tom 51(65), of Welded Construction, Timisoara, 2006, fasc.2, 2006, Romania, ISSN 1224-6077, ISSN 1842-5518, pp. 113-124 pp.199-203 46. Nistoran-Botiş, M., Reviczky,A, A., Gubencu, 38. Nichici, A., Ecological dimension of LASER D., Obtaining of composite layers by electro- manufacturing techological systems, Scientific depositions of nickel and titanium, Non- Bulletin of the „Politehnica” University of conventional Technologies Review, vol.2, Timişoara, Transactions on Mechanics, Tom Bren Publishing House, Bucureşti , 2006, 51(65), fasc.1, 2006, Romania, ISSN 1224- ISSN 1454-3087 , pp.31-34 6077, pp.155-158 47. Nistoran-Botiş, M., Gubencu, D., Aluminium 39. Mnerie, D., , Anghel, G.V., Cheveresan, C., processing by chemical erosion, Non- On hierarchizing technological factors in the conventional Technologies Review, vol.3, lyophiliozation process, 2nd International and Bren Publishing House, Bucureşti , 2006, 19th Croatian Congress of Technologists for ISSN 1454-3087 , pp.73-78 Postharvest Technology "ZRNKO 2006", November 22nd – 23rd, 2006 Tuheljske 48. Marcusanu, A., Nistoran-Botiş, M., Toplice, Croatia, Book of Abstracts, Published Considerations about projecting, achieving by Faculty of Agriculture University of and running of the automatic advance system Zagreb, Department for Agricultural for the processing machines by electrical Technology, Storing and Transport, pp. 49-53 erosion, (part I), Non-conventional Technologies Review, vol.3, Bren Publishing 40. Tucu, D., Fleser, T., Optimization of soybean House, Bucureşti , 2006, ISSN 1454-3087 , press cake treatments and processing, 2nd pp. 103-106 International and 19th Croatian Congress of Technologists for Postharvest Technology 49. Marcusanu, A., Nistoran-Botiş, M., "ZRNKO 2006", November 22nd – 23rd, Considerations about projecting, achieving 2006 Tuheljske Toplice, Croatia, Book of and running of the automatic advance system Abstracts, Published by Faculty of Agriculture for the processing machines by electrical University of Zagreb, Department for erosion, ( part II), Non-conventional Agricultural Technology, Storing and Technologies Review, vol.3, Bren Publishing Transport, pp. 87-91 House, Bucureşti , 2006, ISSN 1454-3087 , pp.107-110 41. Bacaoanu, A., Anghel, G.V., Mnerie, D., The influence of the freezing stage on transport 50. Nistoran-Botiş, M., Cucu, S., Programmed properties and drying process, Annals of the instruction, a method for teaching in food Oradea University, Fascicle of Management industry, Scientific Symposium ”Agriculture and Technological Engineering, Volume V between Tradition and Super-Intesivitation”, (XV), 2006, ISSN 1583-0691, pp. 302-306 Series Agronomy, no.49, Ion Ionescu Publishing House, Iasi, 2006, ISSN 1454- 42. Fleser, T., The actually concept to lightweight 7414, pp.102-106 materials in automotive components used, Proc. Internat. Congress on Automotives, 51. Nistoran-Botiş, M., Cucu, S., Algorithm Motor vehicles and transportation - method applied in food technology′s domain, FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 189 Scientific Symposium ”Agriculture between studs, Annals of the Oradea University, 2006, Tradition and Super-Intesivitation”, Series Fascicule of Management and Technological Agronomy, no.49, Ion Ionescu Publishing Engineering, ISSN 1583-0691, 2006, pp. 213 House, Iasi, 2006, ISSN 1454-7414, pp.124- 61. Burcă, M., Dobrescu, C., Dumbravă, D., 128 Radial-symmetric magnetic field, a new stud 52. Miloş, L., Popa, D., Welding pipelines with process technique Proceedings of new processes, Proceedings 1st South – East International ASR Conference Quality European Welding Congress, ISBN (10) 973- Management of welding in connect of 8359-40-6, 24 – 26 may 2006, Timişoara, pp. adhesion of Romania, 20-22 september, 2006, 133 – 140 Braşov, ISBN 978-973-8359-44-4, pp. 219- 228 53. Petrica, A., Miloş, L., Megheleş, M., Experimental data processing obtained by 62. Dumbravă, D., Safta,V., Gliţa, Gh., Burcă, M., chemical quantitative analyses of the Magda, A., Costache, D., Comparative deposited layers by thermal spraying, research for the residual deformation Proceedings 1st South European Welding amplitude to the steel and aluminum welding, Congress, ISBN (13) 978-973-8359-42-0, 24 – Mirton Publishing House Timisoara, 2006, 26 may, 2006, Timişoara, pp.383 – 388 ISBN 978-973-661-977-9, pp. 21-32 54. Petrica, A.; Miloş, L.; Megheleş, M., The 63. Argeşanu, V., Ţunea, D., Mălai, D., Jula, M., analysis of departet layers by thermal Lăpădat, M., The possibilities of using spraying by electronic microscopy, ultrasonic testing in control quality of rails, Proceedings of International ASR Conference Annals of the Oradea University, Fascicle of Quality management of welding in connect of Management and Technological Engineering, adhesion of România at UE, ISBN (10) 973- 2006, volume V, ISSN 1583-0691, pp. 90 8359-44-9, 20-2 September. 2006, Braşov, pp. 64. Muşat, L., Popescu, M., Miloş, L., Cărbunaru, 202 – 213 T., Analysis on plastic materials use, Annals 55. Megheleş, M., Miloş, L., Petrica, A., The of the Oradea University, Fascicle of Study of cutting parameters on CNC Management and Technological Engineering, equipments upon of precision and quality of 2006, volume V, ISSN 1583-0691, pp. 19 cut surfaces, Proceedings of International 65. Popescu, M., Berger, E., Argeşanu, V., ASR Conference Quality management of Lăpădat, M., Fusion splicing fisher optics, welding in connect of adhesion of România at Annals of the Oradea University, Fascicle of UE, ISBN (13) 978-973-8359-44-4, 20-2 Management and Technological Engineering, September. 2006, Braşov, pp. 258 - 271 2006, volume V, ISSN 1583-0691, pp. 212 56. Miloş, L., Acad. Corneliu Mikloşi, life and 66. Popescu, M., Rădescu, D., Ardelean, F., opera, on Infinite Column, year IX, nr. 57 Câneparu, P., Sav, A., The „in situ” (April –may), ISBN 1453-8695 2006, pp.31 – reconditioning of railways, 6th International 37 Conference Research and Development in 57. Dumbravă, D., Glita, Gh., Magda, A., Şipeţan, Mechanical Industry, Radmi 2006, 13 – 15 R., Costache, D., Experimental resources September, Budva, Serbia and Montenegro, concerning the straightening of the method ISBN 86-83803-21-X, pp. 1 – 8 structures elements, Welding Journal ASR, nr. 67. Câneparu, P., Miloş, L., Popescu, M., Studies 5 / 2006, ISSN 1453-0384, pp. 13 – 21 on the CNC oxygas thermal cutting, 6th 58. Burcă, M., Stoian, C., Dorohoi, C., Toma, C., International Conference, Research and Sustainment methods of weld pool in metal arc Development in Mechanical Industry, Radmi welding, Welding Journal ASR, nr. 2/2006, 2006, 13 – 15 September, Budva, Serbia and ISSN 1453-0384, pp. 24-26 Montenegro, ISBN 86-83803-21-X, pp. 103 – 117 59. Burcă, M., Lucaciu, I., Gliţa, Gh., Dumbravă, D., Research concerning the optimization of 68. Popescu, M., Ţunea, D., The quality the WIG welding technology of spark plug assurance conditions, from PEHD welded components, Annals of the Oradea University, pripes, AGIR papers, 2006, ISSN 1224 – 2006, Fascicule of Management and 7928, pp. 132 – 141 Technological Engineering, ISSN 1583-0691, 69. Popescu, M., Rădescu, D., Ardelean, F.; 2006, pp. 212 Câneparu, P.; Sav, A., Regeneration of tram 60. Burcă, M., Gliţa, S., Lucaciu, I., Negoiţescu, rails by „in situ” weld surfacing in the Public S., Research concerning the optimization of Transport Company in Arad, Romania, the drawn arc welding for the big diameter Biuletyn Institutu Spawalnictwa W Gliwicach, 190 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 2006, vol. 50, nr. 5, ISSN 0867 – 583X, pp. 80. Magda, A., Milos, L., Negoitescu, S., Filler 54-62 materials influence to brazing processes of galvanized steel, International Conferences 70. Popescu, M., The „in situ” rehabilitation of Structural Integrity of Welded Constructions, tram rails, AGIR papers, 2006, ISSN 1224 – ISIM Timisoara, 2006, ISSN 1842-5518, pp 7928, pp. 26 – 39 13-18 71. Popescu, M., Argeşanu, V., Jula, M.: Problems associated to PEHD joints, Plastic PRIZES Materials, 2006, nr. 4, published: Societatea 1. The Romanian Welding Association award in de chimie din Romania, ISSN 0025-5289, pp. the competition ”The welding promotion by 152 – 165 knowing” for the contribution in the 72. Popescu, M., Argeşanu, V., Heated tool butt promotion and development of gas metal arc welding hydrocarbon transporting pipelines welding in Romania by the assurance mathematical model, Plastic Materials , 2006, „MIG/MAG WELDING” book., authors: nr. 3, ISSN 0025-5289, published: Societatea Mircea Burca, Stelian Negoitescu de chimie din Romania, pp. 135 – 141 PhD THESIS 73. Tunea, D., Popescu, M., Quality politics in the field of welding, Conference Quality 1. Aurelia Marşieu, Evaluation and Management Management of Welding in Conect of adesion Competencies in the Context of the Integrated of Romania at UE, ISBN (10) 973-8359-44-9, Engineering, Thesis supervisor: Prof. George ISBN (13) 978-973-8359-44-4, pp 63-68 Drăghici 74. Mitelea, I., Mosila, A., Popescu, M., 2. Emil Cupşa, Methods and Tools for Quality Researche on the welding behaviour of Assurance and Management in Masse nitrided steels in friction welding, Conference Production, Thesis supervisor: Prof. George Quality management of welding in conect of Drăghici adesion of Romania at UE, ISBN (10) 973- 3. Tulvan Dan Florin, Systems for active control 8359-44-9, ISBN (13) 978-973-8359-44-4, pp for discountinous surfaces rectification, Thesis 155-162 supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. Aurel Dreucean 75. Herman, M., Herman, R., Faur, N., Dumbravă 4. Rusan Tiberius, Experimental study on phase D., The analysis directions of thermical transformation of Ni-Cr-Co super alloys, complex erosion result at the study of following post welding heat treatments, Thesis thermical field, Nonconventional supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. Voicu Safta Technologies Review, no. 1/2006, ISSN 1454- 3087, pp. 31-36 In course PhD THEMES 76. Dumbravă, D., Safta, V., Berger, E., 1. Sorin Lemac, Mathematical Models Entities Şipeţan,,R., Costache, D., Analytical and for Manufacturing, Thesis supervisor: Prof. experimental method to determine the thermal George Drăghici (2001) efficiency in arc welding, Welding Journal 2. Lidia Dejeu, Product Modeling for the First ASR, nr.3/2006, ISSN 1453-0384, pp. 11-16 Design Stages, Thesis supervisor: Prof. 77. Rusan, T., Safta, V., Liquation phenomenon in George Drăghici (2002) artificial stimulated heat affected zone for a 3. Felicia Banciu, Developing of a Innovative, tertiary super alloyed solid solution with Ni- Collaborative Product Design Platform, Cr-Co base, Welding Journal ASR, 3 / 2006, Thesis supervisor: Prof. George Drăghici ISSN 1453-0384, pp. 5 -9 (2002) 78. Rusan, T., Safta, V., Post welding thermal 4. Vasile Anghel, Researches Regarding treatment effect over HAZ properties on Industrial Maintenance’s Models, Methods tertiary super alloy solid solutions with Ni- and Tools for The Nuclear Field, Thesis Cr-Co base, Welding Journal ASR 4 / 2006, supervisor: Prof. George Drăghici (2002) ISSN 1453-0384, pp. 30 – 37 5. Ana-Andreea Mihărtescu, Customer Requests 79. Rusan, T., Safta, V., Dissolution and kinetic Integration in the Product Design Stage, reactions of particles that occur in the heat Thesis supervisor: Prof. George Drăghici affected zone of a Ni-Cr-Co base tertiary (2003) welding super alloy following post-welding thermal treatment, Welding Journal ASR, 5 / 6. Alin Schmidt, Product Model Development in 2006, ISSN 1453-0384, pp. 5 – 12 the Integrated Engineering Context, Thesis supervisor: Prof. George Drăghici (2004) FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 191 7. Adrian Oriţa, Functional Design for Product, Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Dănuţ Şosdean Thesis supervisor: Prof. George Drăghici Lect. dr. eng. Adrian But (2005) Lect. dr. eng. Cristian-Gheorghe Turc Assist. Eng. Felicia Banciu 8. Milenco-Sava Mânzat, Product Data Assist. Eng. Lidia Dejeu Management and Product Lifecycle Eng. Alin Schmidt, PhD student Management, Thesis supervisor: Prof. George Prof. dr. eng. Voicu Safta, Academic of Drăghici (2006) European Science and Arts, Academic of Technical Science from Romania RESEARCH TEAM Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Mihaela Popes IERC consists of research teams with common Lect. Dr.eng. Dan Mălai research projects, in three departments: Lect. dr. eng. Doru Dumbravă Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Lect. dr. eng. Mircea Burcă Technology and Welding Equipments and Lect. Dr.eng. Daniel Ţunea Technology. The human resources consist of Assist.eng. Aurelian Magda researchers which are doctor degree graduates or Eng. Eduard Berger – PhD student which leads post-graduates programs. Also, in the Prof. dr. eng. Aurel Mărcuşanu team are working post-graduates and master Prof. dr. eng. Mihai Ghiţă students. Prof. dr. eng. Vasile Popovici Prof. dr. eng. Titus Slavici The IERC management is assured by the director Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Nicolae Crainic and the Scientific Council, which is composed of Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Mircea Olariu professors or associate professors that have been Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Eugen Cicală recognized for their research activity and results. Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Antoniu-Levay Reviczky The Scientific Council is composed of the research Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Mircea Vasilescu team leaders. Lect. dr. eng. Traian Botea Lect. dr. eng. Ioan Groza The members of the research team are: Assist. dr. eng. Sorin Ignat Eng. Alina Simoiu, PhD student Prof. dr. eng. George Drăghici – IERC Eng. Nicoleta Popescu, PhD student director Eng. Adelina Han, PhD student Prof. dr. eng. Livius Milos – team leader Eng. Simona Achim, PhD student Prof. dr. eng. Gheorghe Gliţă – team leader Prof. dr. eng. Traian Fleşer – team leader CONTACT Prof.dr.eng. Richard Herman – team leader Prof.dr.eng. Dumitru Mnerie – team leader Prof.dr.eng. George DRĂGHICI – IERC Director Prof. dr. eng. Dumitru Ţucu – team leader Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Prof. dr. eng. Petru Suru Bul. Mihai Viteazu, nr. 1 Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Ion Grozav 300223, Timişoara, Romania Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Eugen Pămîntaş Tel/fax: +40-256-403610 Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Viorel Putz Fax: +40-256-403523 Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Florin Grosu Web: http://www.mec.utt.ro/~tcm/ccii_ro.html Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Ioan Pircea E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 192 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTRE FOR PROCESSING AND CHARACTERISATION OF ADVANCED MATERIALS MAIN RESEARRCH FIELDS technology and corresponding facilities for amorphous ribbons and powders. Examinations and thermal analysis, design and The properties of the obtained ribbons and powders elaboration of advanced materials and improvement were studied by X-ray analysis, in order to observe of the processing technologies, thermo-mechanical the materials amorphous change. The researchers processes for improving materials characteristics, aim is to obtain magnetic materials with training and consulting for specialists from the outstanding properties. industry in the field of investigations, technology and designing of materials. SHAPE MEMORY ALLOYS Studies and investigations on metallic glasses Fe-Ni-P and Fe-Cr-P FIELD DESCRIPTION Keywords: amorphous alloy, liquid quenching, The shape memory alloys are materials with a large ribbons, powders, thermo-stability, magnetic number of interesting properties as: shape memory properties effect, pseudo elastic behaviour and high dumping Studies and researches on behaviour of capacity. materials during welding and weldability of materials ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS Keywords: weldability, welding, micro Researches on Fe-Ni-P and Fe-Cr-P amorphous structural investigations, mathematical alloys allowed designing of an elaboration modeling technology and corresponding facilities for Manufacturing and characterization of amorphous ribbons and powders. advanced materials The properties of the obtained ribbons and powders Keywords: amorphous, metallic matrix were studied by X-ray analysis, in order to observe composites, stainless steels, micro-alloyed the materials amorphous change. The researchers steels aim is to obtain magnetic materials with outstanding properties. Increasing fiability of machine parts by mean of surface treatments and use of advanced materials METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES Keywords: plasma nitriding, gas carbonising, surface inductive treatment FIELDS DESCRIPTION Modern investigation of materials structure Particle reinforced metal matrix composites are and properties, image acquisition and relatively new class of materials witch combine processing in optic and electronic microscopy high mechanical properties with cost that are Keywords: digital photo camera, computer significant lower in comparison with long fibber aided image processing, image archive reinforced composites. STUDIES AND INVESTIGATIONS ON THE ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS METALLIC GLASSES Fe-Ni-P A new class of particle reinforced composites based AND Fe-Cr-P on a hardenable Al-Cu-Si-Mg reinforced with SiC particles (10 µm average dimension) has been FIELD DESCRIPTION produced via a powder metallurgy technique. Metallic glasses are a new class of materials used in Significant progresses have been made in applications that require high saturation magnetic technological optimisation, as well as the induction and low magnetic loss, in high strength characterization of some important mechanical fibres and for magnetic shielding. properties and the structural changes during heat treatment or thermo-mechanical processing of the ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS materials. Researches on Fe-Ni-P and Fe-Cr-P amorphous alloys allowed designing of an elaboration FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 193 TECHNOLOGY AND EQUIPMENT FOR investigations results (image quality, measurements INDUCTION HARDENING precision). FIELD DESCRIPTION MAIN PUBLICATIONS Surface treatments are important in order to BOOKS improve exploitation characteristics of wear stressed machine parts. Induction hardening is the 1. V.A.Şerban, A.Răduţă, Material science and proper treatment for cylindrical parts and plane engineering , Ed. Politehnica Timişoara, ISBN surfaces, applied in serial manufacturing. (13) 978-973-625-322-5, p. 448, 2006 2. L. Udrescu, Metallic materials and thermical ACTIVITES AND RESULTS volume treatments , Ed. Politehnica Timişoara, ISBN: (10) 973-625-323-6; (13) 978-973-625- The research team developed and optimized surface 323-2; p. 346, 2006 hardening technologies by inductive treatment of different machine parts as: camshaft, guide conduit, 3. I. Mitelea, Materials Science –I, Ed. inner cylindrical surfaces. A significant reduction Politehnica Timişoara, ISBN: (10) 973-625- of heating time and improve of exploitation 302-3; p. 279, 2006 characteristics of stud and railway switches was 4. I. Mitelea, Metalography of welded joints Ed. obtained. Vest Timişoara, ISBN (10) 973-36-0433; ISMN (13)-973-36-0433-4, p. 166, 2006 INCREASE OF RELIABILITY ON DIFFERENT MACHINE PARTS BY SURFACE ENGINEERING PUBLISHED PAPERS FIELD DESCRIPTION 1. ǎu, V. Bud S. Duma The analysis of joints, Modern technology requires high quality machine welded from seringe needles of stainless parts with improved mechanical properties and austenitical steel; The international reduced specific weight. Surface treatment as conference “ The structural integrity of plasma nitriding and gas carburising on medium welded constructions” 08-09 november 2006 and high alloyed steels are meant to improve wear ISSN 1842 – 5518, pp.25-33 and fatigue strength, together with good behaviour in presence of dynamic stresses. 2. I. Mitelea, I. Bordeasu, A. Hadar, Cavitation Erosion Characteristics of Stainless Steels ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS with Controlled Transformation, Revista de Advanced researches on plasma nitriding, gas chimie, Bucureşti, ISSN 0034 – 7752, Vol 57, carburising on medium and high alloyed steels, 2006, pp. 215-220 surface inductive treatment offer ready-to-use 3. I. Mitelea, I. Bordeasu, A. Moşilǎ, Researches treatment technologies at industrial scale for high regarding the influence of the carbon and quality machine parts. nitrogen upon the welding by friction of the steel, Revista de chimie, Bucureşti, ISSN 0034 MODERN INVESTIGATION OF – 7752, Vol 57 Nr.10, 2006, pp. 1068-1072 MATERIALS STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES, IMAGE ACQUISITION AND 4. Şerban, V.A., Codrean, C., Vodă, M., 2006, PROCESSING IN OPTICAL AND Nanomatériaux ferromagnétiques, Ecole ELECTRONIC MICROSCOPY d’été: Ingénierie assistée par ordinateur et nouveaux matériaux, 28 août-3 septembre, FIELD DESCRIPTION 2006,Timişoara, Roumanie, ISBN (10) 973- 638-266-4, pp. 105-138 Optical and electronic microscopies are investigation methods that provide complete 5. M. Liţǎ, C.F. Opris, L.R. Cucuruz information concerning the structure of materials. Quantitative Analysis of Austenite Computer aided acquisition and processing of Transformation in a Stainless Steel Syringe images aloud the increase of the above methods’ Cannule Weld MP Materialprufung- efficiency, for quantitative as well as qualitative Werkstoffe und Bauteile,Technologien und measurements. Anwendungen. Jahrg.48 (2006) 10, I.S.I., ISSN 0025-5300 pp. 504-509 ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS 6. Dehelean, D., Oancă, O., Budău, V., Şerban, The improvement of the investigation equipment V., Codrean, C., Crăciunescu, M., Ultrasonic and the image acquisition and processing methods Welding of Advanced Biocompatible and lead to the increase of the metallographic Shape Memory Alloys, The 1st South-East 194 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING European Welding Congress – Welding and Materials Testing (ISIM) Timisoara, Romania, joining technologies for a sustainable edited by CENTA-ISIM, ISSN 1842-5518, pp. development and environment, Timisoara, 75-84 Romania, 2006 May 24-26, ISBN (10) 973- 14. A. R ǎduţǎ, C. Demian, Nouvelle tendance 8359-40-6, pp.255-262. dans les utilisations et la fabrication des 7. C.Crăciunescu, V.Budău, V.A.Serban, matériaux biocompatible (New Tendances in C.Codrean, S.Duma, , Shape Memory Effect in the Use and Fabrication of Biocompatible Cu – based Ribbons Produced by Melt- Materials) Ingénierie assistée par ordinateur Spinning, Scientific Bulletin of the et nouveaux matériaux, Ecole d’été, 28 aout – “Politehnica” University of Timisoara , 3 septembre 2006, Timisoara – Roumanie, Ed. Transaction on mechanics Tom 51(65) Orizonturi Universitare, Timisoara, ISBN: Fascicola 4, 2006, ISSN 1224-6077 pp. 69-74 (10) 937-638-266-4; (13) 978-973-638-266-6, pp. 139-159 8. C.Crăciunescu, V.Budău, V.A.Serban, C.Codrean, S.Duma , Micro structural A. 15. C. Demian, R. Rosu, M.ǎ, Liţ Rǎduţǎ Observations of Copper -Based Shape Experimental Determination of Stresses Memory Alloys Produced by Melt – Spinning, During Plastic Deformation of Titan Scientific Bulletin of the “Politehnica” International conference Structural Integrity of University of Timisoara , Transaction on Welded Constructions, 8 - 9 November 2006, mechanics Tom 51(65) Fascicola 4, 2006, Institute of Welding and Materials Testing ISSN 1224-6077 pp. 63-68 (ISIM) Timisoara, Romania, edited by CENTA-ISIM, ISSN 1842-5518, pp. 68-74 9. C.Codrean, V.A.Serban, I.Mitelea, Specific Problems in Vacuum Brazing Austenitic 16. D. Dr ǎgulescu, C Demian, I.Vida Simiti, A. Stainless Steels Using Amorphous Alloys, Rǎduţǎ, R. Prejbeanu Some Defects in an Proceedings of 4 th International Conference Orthopedic Implant International Conference on Materials and manufacturing Technologies on Biomaterials & Medical Devices, „MATEHN’06”, Cluj-Napoca , 2006, ISBN BimMed’2006, Conference proceeding, 973-751-300-2, p.117 (Poster). Abstract Volume, November, 9-11th, 2006, Iasi, Romania, ISBN 973-718-566-8; 987- 10. C.Codrean, I.Mitelea, V.A.Serban, The 973-718-566-2, pp. 177-187 Morphology of Formation and Transformation of Structure in Vacuum Oven Brazed Joints 17. I. Mitelea, A. Moşilă, B. Radu The Role of with Amorphous Alloys, Proceedings of 4 th axial pressure for friction welding of QT heat International Conference on Materials and treated components, Annals of the Oradea Manufacturing Technologies „MATEHN’06”, University, Fascicle of Management and Cluj-Napoca, 2006, ISBN 973-751-300-2, Technological Engineering, 2006, ISSN 1583- p.118 (Poster). 0691, CNCSIS accredited, pp. 1049-1056 11. M. Nicoar ǎ, Les Mousses Métalliques 18. I. Mitelea, Gh. Găvănescu EDX and X-Ray (Metallic Foams) Ingénierie assistée par diffraction investigations on deposited metal ordinateur et nouveaux matériaux, Ecole with SAW 2 wires TWIN-ARC Annals of the d’été, 28 aout – 3 septembre 2006, Timisoara Oradea University, Fascicle of Management – Roumanie, Ed. Orizonturi Universitare, and Technological Engineering, 2006, ISSN Timisoara, ISBN: (10) 937-638-266-4; (13) 1583-0691, CNCSIS accredited, pp. 1057- 978-973-638-266-6, pp. 159-175 1066 12. A. R ǎduţǎ, C. De mian, C. Locovei, M. PhD THESIS – oncoming Nicoarǎ, R. Cucuruz Inter-crystalline 1. Spornic Luminita Studies upon structures in Cracking in Tubes Fabricated from Aluminum the binding area and upon materials’ Alloys International conference Structural mechanical properties electrically welded by Integrity of Welded Constructions, 8 - 9 pressure on which thermo-mechanical November 2006, Institute of Welding and treatments are imposed, scientific supervisor: Materials Testing (ISIM) Timisoara, Romania, prof. dr. eng. Ioan Carţiş edited by CENTA-ISIM, ISSN 1842-5518, pp. 48-54 2. Firu Carmen, Methods of improving the characteristics of composites with a metalloc 13. C. Locovei, C. Demian, ǎduţǎ, M. A. R matrix, scientific supervisor: prof. dr. eng. Nicoarǎ Increasing the Fatigue Resistance of Ioan Carţiş Some Casting Parts Belonging to Railway Chassis International conference Structural 3. Popa Dorel, Methods of improving the Integrity of Welded Constructions, 8 - 9 characteristics and fiability of railway November 2006, Institute of Welding and FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 195 springs., scientific supervisor: prof. dr. eng. „Aluminum-Based Metallic Foams Fabricated Ioan Carţiş by Mean of Powder Metallurgy – Processing and Characterization” Director: Assoc. 4. Igret Sorin, Methods of increasing the fiability prof. dr. eng. Mircea Nicoară, Value: of components used for cars, scientific 12,000 RON supervisor: prof. dr. eng. Ioan Carţiş 8. Contract No. 63 16PS546/2005 - Agency 5. Roşu Radu, Methods of acquiring and universitaire de la Francophonie, Project of processing of biomatreials for human inter-universities scientific cooperation prosthesis, scientific supervisor: prof. dr. eng. between POLITEHNICA University of Ioan Carţiş Timisoara, University of Reims Champagne- 6. Popescu Diana – Carmen, The prediction of Ardenne and University of Québec at Trois- structural and mechanical properties of Rivières, 2005-2006 Study of Phase concentrated energy treated steels, scientific Transformation in Non-Ferrous Parts supervisor: prof. dr. eng. M. Trusculescu Fabricated by Mean of Rapid Prototyping in Order to Increase the Mechanical Properties ǎduţǎ Director: Assoc. prof. dr. eng. R RESEARCH CONTRACTS Aurel, Value(2006): 15,000 EURO 1. Contract No. 255(408) / 2004, Matnantech, Microsensors and actuators for micro-opto- 9. Contract No. 507 /2006 – S.C. A&D electro-mechanical systems manufactured by Technologies SRL Activities of Consulting, shape memory ally nanoengineering, Technical Expertise and Services Regarding Consortium director: Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Materials and Parts Used for Current Marius Crăciunescu, UPT director assoc, prof. Production at A&D Technologies Director: dr. eng. Viorel Şerban Value (2006): 25,000 Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Mircea Nicoară, RON Value: 706 RON 2. Contract No. no. 470/ 12.06.2006 – S.C. 10. Contract No. 400/ 17.02.2006 - Zoppas ContiTech Romania S.R.L. Analysis and Industries Romania SRL Technical Tests and Testing Activities Regarding the Materials Interpretation Reports Regarding the Results Quality Used in Current Production of of Metallographic Analyses, Hardness ContiTech Romania Director: Assoc. prof. Measurements and Determinations of dr. eng. Mircea Nicoară, Value: 3,400 Composition for Parts Belonging to Current EURO Production of Zoppas Industries Romania Director: Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Aurel 3. Contract No. 425/ 2006 - S.C. Promes S.A. Rǎduţǎ, Value: 2,080 EURO Design of the Technology for Superficial Hardening of Railway Bogies Director: 11. Contract No. 465/ 25.05.2006 - S.C. MEVA Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Mircea Nicoară, S:A. Technical Tests and Interpretation Value: 10,948 RON Reports Regarding the Technological Optimizations and Quality Control of Product 4. Contract No. 480 /2006 - S.C. Solectron Belonging to MEVA Comp. Director: Assoc. Romania S.R.L. Technical Assistance and ǎduţǎ, Value: 4 ,661 prof. dr. eng. Aurel R Consulting for Flow of Materials Used in RON Current Production of S.C. Solectron Romania S.R.L. Director: Assoc. prof. dr. 12. Contract No. 506/ 21.08.2006, Lives eng. Mircea Nicoară, Value: 2,150 RON International, France, Characterization of Materials Used for Fabrication of Data 5. Contract No. 421 /2006 – S.C. Zoppas Logger Probes. 1st Phase: Studies and Industries Romania SRL Consulting Activities Experimentations on Thermal Insulations type Regarding the Design of Heating Elements Silica Aerogel Director: Assoc. prof. dr. Currently Produced at Zoppas Industries eng. Aurel R ǎduţǎ, Value: 1 ,500 EURO Romania Director: Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Mircea Nicoară, Value: 26,941 RON 13. Contract No. 408/ 06.03.2006 – S.C. ICPV SA Arad Technical Tests and Interpretation 6. Contract No. 224 /2005 – 2006 S.C. Arsat KN Reports Regarding the Quality of Materials SRL Studies and Experimental Researches Used for Fabrication of Railways Tanks. Regarding the Technology of Inductive Director: Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Aurel Hardening for Parts Currently Produced at Rǎduţǎ, Value: 1,410 RON S.C. Arsat KN SRL Director: Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Mircea Nicoară, Value: 22,765 RON 14. Contract Code CEEX MEC 1285/2006-2008 Optimization of Dento-Parodontal Treatments 7. Contract CNCSIS 32940/2004, theme no. 16, Using the Laser Technology – code CNCSIS 182, 3rd phase, 2006 Multidisciplinary Tests - OTDP-LAS-TEST 196 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Director: Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Aurel RESEARCH TEAM Rǎduţǎ, Value: 570,000 RON Prof. dr. eng. Ioan CARŢIŞ – Director 15. Contract No. 486/2006 The chemical Prof. dr. eng. Marin TRUŞCULESCU composition, metalographic analysis and Prof. dr. eng. Ion MITELEA hardness measurings HV5. Director: Assoc. Prof. dr. eng. Victor BUDĂU ǎ prof. dr. eng. Liţ Marin, Value: 1,600 RON Prof.dr.eng. Roland Laurenţiu CUCURUZ 16. SCOPES Project IB 7420-110981/1 –(2005- Prof. dr. eng. Viorel Aurel ŞERBAN 2008), Southern Nanoengineering Network Prof. dr. eng. Livius UDRESCU (international partnership ), Director: Assoc. Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Aurel RĂDUŢĂ prof. dr. eng. Marius Crăciunescu, Value: Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Mircea NICOARĂ 31,950 CHF Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Bogdan RADU Assoc. prof. dr. eng. M. CRĂCIUNESCU 17. Contract CEEX No. 7/2005, Nanocontrol and Lecturer dr. fiz. Marin LIŢĂ Multifunctionality in Shape Memory Assist. dr. eng. Sebastian Titus DUMA Materials, Microlayers and Architectures, Assist. Dr.eng. Cosmin CODREAN Consortium director: Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Assist. eng. Carmen OPRIŞ Marius Crăciunescu, UPT director assoc. prof. dr. ing Budau Victor Value (2006): 73,000 Assist. eng. Cosmin LOCOVEI RON Dr. eng. Dragoş UŢU Drd. eng. Diana Carmen POPESCU 18. Contract No. 27668/2005, Grant CNCSIS, The Drd. eng. Radu Alexandru ROŞU production and characterization of Eng. Angela ZIMCEA ferromagnetic nanostructural alloys out of the Eng. Miron GAVRILONI Fe-Cr-(Nb, Mo)-P-Si-B family, Director: prof. dr. eng. Viorel Aurel Şerban, Value for Contact 2006: 11,000 RON Dr. eng. Sebastian Titus DUMA 19. Contract CEEX No. 221/2006 New materials Email: email@example.com with amorphous structure for brazing meant Tel: +40-256-403751 for special industrial applications- NOVABRAZ Director: prof. dr. eng.. Viorel Aurel Şerban, Value: 40,000 RON RESEARCH CENTRE FOR QUALITY IN MECHANICAL TRANSMISSION, PRECISION MECHANICS AND MECHATRONICS GENERAL PRESENTATION Mechanisms; Machine design and parts for precision The research centre was founded in 11.05.2001 by mechanics and mechatronics; the teaching staff of the Mechanisms and Machine Tribology; Parts’ Department. The research centre was Instrumentation and metrology; recognized by CNCSIS as a C type centre with Optical and opto-electronical apparatus; certificate number 71/CC-C/11.05.2001. From Biomedical apparatus (medical robotics and 2002, the research centre belongs to the medical investigation); Mechatronics’ Department from „Politehnica” Robotics; University of Timisoara. Mechatronics; The head of the research centre is Prof.dr.eng. Simulation and artificial intelligence; Inocenţiu Maniu Finite element analysis; E-mail: Inocentiu.Maniu@mec.upt.ro Internet teleoperation; Domestic robots; The major research domains are: Prosthesis; Mechanical Transmission; Sensors and Actuating systems; Precision Mechanics; Computer Aided Design; Mechatronics and Robotics Virtual reality; The main research topics are: Computer Aided Quality, Quality Assurance, Quality Management. FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 197 The research centre was founded in order to: coordinate the scientific fundamental studies: mechanisms and mechanical transmission; robotics, precision mechanics and mechatronics; biomedical techniques; instrumentation and control; develop applied studies in different research projects for economical societies. The research team disseminates the results in various publications: books, papers presented at national and international symposia, congresses etc. ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS MAIN RESEARCH FIELDS • Collective competence used in computer aided design for general purpose or special mechanical Theoretical and experimental research of drives (gears, belts, synchronic - belts etc.) mechanisms and mechanical drives. • Software for gears, cams and linkages design Keywords: gears, belts, linkages, cams, aviators, tribology, finite element method. • Improvement of mechanisms and machine elements standardization. Studies for service life Robotics increase and reducing of wear Keywords: robots, flexible fabrication systems, CIM systems, modelling/simulation and artificial RESEARCH TEAM intelligence. Prof.dr.eng. Dan PERJU Prof.dr.eng. Francisc KOVACS Prof.dr.eng. Octavian GLIGOR Prof.dr.eng. Lucian MĂDĂRAS Prof.dr.eng. Voicu MESAROŞ-ANGHEL Prof.dr.eng. Inocenţiu MANIU Prof.dr.eng. Adjani DAVIDESCU Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Francisc IOANOVICI Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Stefan VARGA Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Erwin-Christian LOVASZ Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Iosif CĂRĂBAŞ Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Mircea DREUCEAN Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Veronica ARGEŞANU Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Carmen STICLARU Assist.eng. Ioan COŢA Lect. Dr.eng. Angela DREUCEAN Lect. Dr.eng. Dan MĂRGINEANU Studies and researches in the precision Lect. Dr.eng. Andreea DOBRA mechanics field and mechatronics. Lect. Dr.eng. Rodica MILITARU, Keywords: measuring devices, transducers, Lect. Dr.eng. Mihaela JULA, metrology, quality assurance and optical Assist.eng. Adriana TEODORESCU. systems. CAD, artificial intelligence and virtual reality. RESEARCH OFFERS Keywords: 3D modeling, virtual reality, finite Computer aided design of special purpose element method. mechanisms and mechanical drives Automatic equipment, reducers and gears Design and testing of cam and linkages Researches in MECHANISMS AND Studies with finite element method. MECHANICAL DRIVES FIELD DESCRIPTION Researches in ROBOTICS AND • theoretical study, design and tests of special MECHATRONICS purpose mechanisms and mechanical drives, cams FIELD DESCRIPTION and linkages, mechanical variators, behavior of Fundamental and applied research in the field of the machine elements and mechanisms automation of flexible manufacturing processes, of • tribological behavior of machine elements and computer aided design, as well as related to the mechanisms component equipment’s and techniques of flexible manufacturing systems. 198 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Prof.dr.eng. Valeria VĂCĂRESCU Prof.dr.eng. Voicu MESAROŞ-ANGHEL ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS Prof. dr. eng. Inocenţiu MANIU • Fundamental, oriented and applied research Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Ştefan VARGA aiming realization and industrial implementation of Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Mircea DREUCEAN computer integrated manufacturing systems. Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Nicolae DEHELEAN Lect. Dr.eng. Sanda GRIGORESCU Lect. Dr.eng. Anca POPA Lect. Dr.eng. Aurel DIACONU Lect. Dr.eng. Milenco LUCHIN Lect. Dr.eng. Marius MATEAŞ Assist.eng. Adrian RADU. RESEARCH OFFERS On- and off-line diagnosis of flexible manufacturing systems components. Factory transports flexibility. Conception and industrial implementation of flexible • Conception of flexible manufacturing modules, manufacturing systems. machining of medium – size parts (axles, bushings Conception and different types of sensors. and prismatic parts). Modernizing methodologies of NC • Flexible systems for manufacturing processes. equipment’s. Methodologies for integration of equipment purchased from heterogeneous manufacturer in unitary production systems. Researches in PRECISION MECHANICS FIELD DESCRIPTION The research in the field of precision mechanics deals with the improvement of the measurement techniques, apparatus and precision mechanics equipment’s, as well as quality assurance in mechatronics. ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS • The analysis, synthesis and testing of apparatus RESEARCH BENEFICIARES and precision mechanics equipment’s Ministry of Education, Ministry of Research and • modern laboratory techniques and quality Technology, Fraunhofer Institute IPA Stuttgart, assurance Germany, Technical University of Dresden • CAQ. RESEARCH TEAM RESEARCH BENEFICIARES Prof.dr.eng. Francisc KOVACS Direcţia Sanitară Judeţeană Timiş, S.C. Optica Prof.dr.eng. George SAVII Timişoara, INCDMF Bucureşti, Ministry of Prof.dr.eng. Corneliu RĂDULESCU National Education (CNCSIS), Siemens Prof.dr.eng. Valer DOLGA Automotive VDO. FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 199 BRAŞOV, 2006, ISBN: (10) 973-635-839-9; (13) 978-973-635-839-5, 450 pp.; 2. Endre Ianoşi - Principles of water treatment in the dialysis process, Ed. Politehnica Timişoara, 2006 (ISBN 973-625-304-X), 190 pp.; 3. Madaras L., Argesanu. V. Milenco L., Radu A. – Machine parts vol.ll, Ed. Eurostampa, Timisoara, 2006, 350pp.; 4. Nicoara, I., Gruescu, C., Sticlaru, C. - Reliability and Terotechnics, Politehnica Publ. House, 2006, ISBN 973-625-288-4, 340 pages 5. Dan Perju - Mechanical measurements, Ed. Politehnica, 2006, ISBN (10) 973-625-397-X 978-973-625-244-0621.38 (075.8), 470 pp.; RESEARCH TEAM 6. Popa Anca - Mechatronic Components and Prof.dr.eng. Dan PERJU Systems, Editura Politehnica, 2006, ISBN (10) Prof.dr.eng. Octavian GLIGOR 973-625-244-2; (13) 978-973-625-244-0621.38 Prof.dr.eng. Ioan NICOARĂ (075.8), 162 pp.; Prof.dr.eng. Alfred POMMERSHEIM 7. Rădulescu C., Varga S, Vela I. Vela D. – Prof.dr.eng. Geroge SAVII Design of robotic devices, Vol 1+Vol 2, Editura Prof.dr.eng. Valeria VĂCĂRESCU Didactică şi Pedagogică, 2006, ISBN (10)973- Prof.dr.eng. Valer DOLGA 30-1635-7; ISBN (13) 978-973-30-1635-9, 447 Prof.dr.eng. Arjana DAVIDESCU pp.; Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Corina GRUESCU 8. Văcărescu, Valeria: Aparatură şi instrumentar Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Erwin-Christian LOVASZ stomatologic, Ed. “Orizonturi Universitare”, Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Nicolae DEHELEAN Timişoara, ISBN 973-8391-62-8. / 2006, 200 Lect. Dr.eng. Marius MATEAŞ pp. Lect. Dr.eng. Liana DEHELEAN Lect. Dr.eng. Adrian George RADU PUBLISHED PAPERS Lect. Dr.eng. Andreea DOBRA 1. Alba L., Diaconu A. Smart House and Assist.eng. Adriana TEODORESCU. Domestic Robots, Buletinul Intitutului Politehnic din Iaşi (Robotica 2006, The 3rd International Conference on Robotics) 7-9 Septembrie 2006, ISSN 1011-2855, pages. 17- 20 2. Cioi D., Vatau S., Maniu I. - Virtual Reality Laboratory for Robot Systems. Proceedings of SACI 2006, 3rd Romanian-Hungarian Joint Symposium on Applied Computational Intelligence (Timisoara May 26-26, 2006, ISBN: 963-7154-46-9): pp 634-641. 3. Cioi D. Robot Simulation using Java 3D Proceedings of OPTIROB 2006, 1st International Scientific Meeting "Optimization of the Robots and Manipulators" (Predeal May RESEARCH OFFERS 26-28, 2006, ISBN: 973-648-572-3): pp 57-59 Modern techniques for metrological testing. 4. Cioi D. - Comparison of 3D Stereoscopic Measuring instruments and equipment’s for Visualization Devices, Proceedings of quality control. COMEFIM'8, the 8th International Conference on Mechatronics and Precision Engineering Optical and optoelectrical equipments. Bio- (Cluj-Napoca June 8-10, 2006, ISSN: 1221- medical apparatus. 5872): pp 669-674. 5. Cioi D. Haptic Devices for Computer Aided PUBLICATIONS Design Proceedings of COMEFIM'8, 8th BOOKS International Conference on Mechatronics and Precision Engineering (Cluj-Napoca June 8-10, 1. Mogan, Talaba, Dolga, V., Dobra A., Jula 2006, ISSN: 1221-5872): pp 883-888. M.s.a. ECOMECA – ECO mechanical 6. Cioi D. - Collision Detection in Virtual Reality engineering, Editura Universităţii Transilvania, Proceedings of ROBOTICA 2006, 3rd 200 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING International Conference on Robotics (Iasi nr.49, vol.II, pp.251-255, ISSN 1221-5872, September 07-09, 2006, ISSN 1011-2855): pp 2006 151-154. 16. Sticlaru C., Davidescu A., Studies on Complex 7. Cioi D. - Interchanging Three-Dimensional Mechanisms in ProEngineer Bul. Inst.Polit. Models Between CAD and VR System, Iaşi, Tom LII(LVI),vol. II, Fasc.7B, Section: Proceedings of PRASIC’06, Simpozionul Machine Parts, pp.213- 219, 2006, ISSN 1011- national cu participare internationala 2855. Proiectarea Asistata de Calculator, Vol. III – 17. Davidescu A., Sticlaru C., Graphical User Desing de Produs (Brasov, 9-10 Nov, 2006): pp Interface (GUI) for Processing Univariate 61-64, ISBN (10)973-635-826-7. Data for Exploratory Data Analysis Approach 8. Ciupe V., Maniu I., Dolga V., Radulescu C. PRASIC’06, 2006, vol.III, pag, 65-70, ISBN Redesign of the Control Stage for an Obsolete (10)973-635-826-7 Hydraulic Robot15th International Workshop 18. Sticlaru C., Davidescu A.Parametric Design on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, and Finite Element Analysis of Rolling RAAD 2006, June 15-17, 2006, Balatonfüred, Bearings PRASIC’06, 2006, vol.II, pag, 145- Lake Balaton, Hungary ISBN 963-7154-48-5, 148, ISBN (10)973-635-826-7, Brasov pp. 115-119. 19. Dehelean N. A Minimal System for Human 9. Maniu I., Ciupe V., Dolga V., Radulescu C. Trait-Detection Procedeedings of the 7th Functional Modeling and Simulation of a Conference on Technical Informatics – Rotary Hydraulic Actuator Controlled by a CONTI’2006, vol.2, pp.101, ISBN (10) 973- Servovalve 15th International Workshop on 625-321-X, (13) 978-973-625-321-8, Editura Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, Politehnica, Timişoara. RAAD 2006, June 15-17, 2006, Balatonfüred, 20. Dehelean N. Overview on Hydro Pump Lake Balaton, Hungary ISBN 963-7154-48-5, Working PRASIC’06, vol.II Machine parts pp. 104-107 pp.245, ISBN (10)973-635-825-9; (13)978- 10. Dolga V., Maniu I., Radulescu C., Ciupe V. 973-635-825-8, Braşov Mechatronic Design for Autonomous Mobile 21. Dehelean L. On Matrix Sensor Category Systems 15th International Workshop on Dedicated to a Gait Detection System Buletinul Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, Institutului Politehnic din Iaşi, Tomul LII RAAD 2006, June 15-17, 2006, Balatonfüred, (LVI), fascicula 7A, Section: Machine Parts Lake Balaton, Hungary ISBN 963-7154-48-5, ISSN 1011-2855, pp.189, Universitatea pp. 189-194 Tehnică ‘Gh.Asachi”, Iaşi. 11. Rãdulescu C., Maniu I., Dolga V., Ciupe V. 22. Dobra A. VBE variant software to plan and Spherical Mechanisms Used in Industrial control manufacturing activities COMEFIM Robot Designing 15th International Workshop 2006, ISSN 1221-5872 P.741. on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, 23. Dobra A, Gligor O. About dissipative process RAAD 2006, June 15-17, 2006, Balatonfüred, in commanded and automatic gearbox Lake Balaton, Hungary ISBN 963-7154-48-5, COMEFIM 2006, ISSN 1221-5872 P.825 pp. 170-175 24. Dobra A Parametrical software to 12. Ciupe V., Maniu I. Scaled Model For Testing establish a geometrical outline for an involve Different Control Methods On Assisted Brake roller to frontal pieces processing PRASIC Systems A Treia Conferinta Internationala de 2006, vol.II, ISBN (10)973-635-825-9 p.195 Robotica, Robotica 2006, 07 – 09 Septembrie 25. Dolga V., Dolga L. Design and evaluation in 2006, Iasi, Romania ISSN 1011-2855, pp. 155- mechatronics Acta Technica Napocensis, S. 162 Applied Mat. And Mechanics, 49, vol.II, ISSN 13. Maniu I, Ciupe V., Joni N. Reconfiguring The 1221-5872, p.269-275, 2006, Cluj-Napoca Robotics Laboratory Of The „Politehnica” 26. Dolga V. About intelligent movement of a University Of Timisoara A Treia Conferinta mobile robot adapted for cross-country driving Internationala de Robotica, Robotica 2006, 07 Buletinul Inst. Politeh. Iaşi, tom LII, fasc. 7A, – 09 Septembrie 2006, Iasi, Romania ISSN Constr. de Maşini, ISSN 1011-2855, p.201- 1011-2855, pp. 47-52 206, 2006 14. Sticlaru C., Davidescu A. Modeling a dental 27. Dolga V. Analyze and experiments of an bridge using finite element method Acta intelligent mobile system PRASIC’06, vol.III, Technica Napocensis, Series : Applied Design de produs, ISBN (10) 973-635-826-7; Mathematics and Mechanics, nr.49,vol.II, (13)978-973-635-826-5, p.187 – 192, Brasov p.427-432, ISSN 1221-5872, 2006 28. Dreucean M. Drăgulescu D. Toth-Taşcău M. 15. Davidescu A., Savii G., Sticlaru C.Graphical Computing the uncertainty in spectrometric User Interface for Processing Computed determination 6th International Conference Tomography ImagesActaTechnica Napocensis, Research and Development in Mechanical Series : Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Industry RaDMI 2006, Papers from Sessions FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 201 A,B,C,D,E, Budva, Muntenegro, 13-17 Modler N., Lovasz E. Design and September 2006, ISBN 86-83803-21-X Manufacturing of Smart Textile Compliant (HTMS), pp. 1-4 Hinges The 8-th International Conference on 29. Dreucean M. Drăgulescu D. Toth-Taşcău M. Mechatronics and Precision Mechanics, Simulation in Evaluation and Control of COMEFIN-8", Acta Tecnica Napocensis, Manufacturing Systems MECHANICAL Series: Applied Mathematcs and Mechanics, ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES`06, V 2006, 49 vol. IV, pp.831-836, ISSN 1221-5872 International Congress, 20-23.09.2006 Varna, 39. Modler Karl-Heinz Lovasz E. Perju D. BULGARIA Section I Virtual Engineering. Mărgineanu D. Allgemeine Automation. Management and engineering, Berechnungsgrundlagen für Unrundzahnräder Volume 5/88 September 2006, ISSN 1310- Proceedings of the VIII-th National 3946, pp. 64-67 Symposium for Computer Aided Design of 30. Dreucean M. Gait Analyze Based on Image Mechanisms PRASIC'06, Brasov, Rumänien, Processing 8th International Symposium, 08-10.11.2006, Vol I, pp. 95-100, ISBN PRASIC’06, 2006, vol.III, pag, 71-74, ISBN (10)973-635-826-7; (10)973-635-826-7 40. Lovasz E.. Perju D. Modler Karl-Heinz 31. Gruescu C. Nicoară I. Closed-loop Zăbavă E. Hotea A. Some considerations transmission test stands – specific parameters regarding the cam Mechanism´s size and optimization Review of Mechanical Proceedings of the VIII-th National Engineering and Electrotechnics, Sofia, Symposium for Computer Aided Design of Bulgaria, ISSN 0025-455X, nr. 12/2005, p.64- Mechanisms PRASIC'06, Brasov, Rumänien, 67; 08-10.11.2006, Vol.I, pp. 85-90, ISBN 32. Gruescu C. Nicoară I. Energetic Optimization (10)973-635-826-7; of closed-loop transmission test stands using 41. Perju D. Modler Karl-Heinz Lovasz E. Zăbavă the multicriteria method Electre III Review of E. Synthesis of a Linkage on the Efficient Mechanical Engineering and Electrotechnics, Forces Transmission´s Basis Proceedings of Sofia, Bulgaria, ISSN 0025-455X, nr. 12/2005, the VIII-th National Symposium for Computer p.68-71 Aided Design of Mechanisms PRASIC'06, 33. Herbai A. Determination of the motor speed Brasov, Rumänien, 08-10.11.2006, Vol.I, pp. trough the computer ROBOTICA & 125-130, ISBN (10)973-635-826-7; MANAGEMENT 2006 pp. 52-54, ISSN 1453- 42. Modler Karl-Heinz, Lin Song, Klemm Sven, 2069; Lovasz E. Digitale Mechanismen- und 34. Endre I. The artificial blood a solution in Getriebebibliothek DMG-Lib Proceedings of emergency cases? INGIMED 2006, the VIII-th National Symposium for Computer Bucureşti, 9-10 Nov. 2006, ISBN 973-8408- Aided Design of Mechanisms PRASIC'06, 11-3, pp. Brasov, Rumänien, 08-10.11.2006, Vol.III pp. 35. Mateaş M., Ianoşi E. Proposal for a 97-104, ISBN (10)973-635-826-7; multifunctional stand for determination of some 43. Mǎdǎras, L., Ostoia, D., Holotescu, S., The behavior indicators of human subjects in influence of losses diesel engine combustion specific conditions COMEFIM 8, Cluj- chambers to mechanical indicate work at idle Napoca 8-10 Iunie 2006, Acta Technica characteristic, COFRET’06, Timişoara, June Napocensis Vol. II, ISSN 1221-5872, pp.343- 15-17, 2006, Special Issue of the Sci. Bull. 348. UPT, Transactions in Mechanics, ISSN 1224- 36. Mărgineanu D. Modler Karl-Heinz Perju D. 6077, Tom 51(65), No.1, pp. 155-158 Lovasz E. Movement capability of the 44. Gruescu C., Nicoară I., Eftimie M. mechanical crawling structure The 8-th Optimization Of Closed-Loop Transmission International Conference on Mechatronics and Test Stands 2nd International Conference Precision Mechanics, COMEFIN-8", Acta “Power Transmissions ’06”, Novi Sad, Tecnica Napocensis, Series: Applied Serbia&Montenegro, 2006, ISBN 0025-445, Mathematcs and Mechanics, 2006, 49 vol. I, pp.101-106. pp.93-97, ISSN 1221-5872 45. Popa M. Popa A. Cretu V. Micea M. 37. Perju D. Modler Karl-Heinz Mateaş M. Lovasz Monitoring Serial Communications in E. On the compensatory mechanisms of the Microcontroller Based Embedded Systems archimedean effect The 8-th International IEEE Intl. Conference on Computer Conference on Mechatronics and Precision Engineering & Systems, Egipt, 2006, IEEE Mechanics, COMEFIN-8", Acta Tecnica Catalog No. 06-EX-1338C, Library of Napocensis, Series: Applied Mathematcs and Congress: 2006921894; ISBN 1-4244-0272-7, Mechanics, 2006, 49 vol. III, pp.607-610, ISSN pp.251-256 1221-5872 46. Popa M. Popa A. Ciocarlie H. Software 38. Hufenbach W., Modler Karl-Heinz, Täger O., Interface for Pocket PC Based Mobile 202 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Telephony 4th WSEAS Int. Conference on prof. dr. eng. Dreucean Mircea, Value for Applied Electromagnetics, Wireless and 2006: 45.000 RON; Optical Communications (Electroscience `06), 9. Virtual Reality Colaborative Environment for Italy; 2006; ISBN 960-8457-56-4, pp.257-262. orthopedical preoperatory planificatoin CEEX 47. Radu A. G. A Case Study Of Reverse 114 / 15.09.2006 assist. prof. dr. eng. Dreucean Engineering Through Rapid Prototyping Mircea, - responsabil partener UPT Value for Proceedings of COMEFIM'8, The 8th 2006: 73017 RON International Conference on Mechatronics and Precision Engineering (Cluj-Napoca June 8-10, 10. Development and implementation of 2006, ISSN: 1221-5872), pp.611-616 performant rehabilitation and investigation 48. Radu A. G Analysis Of A Rotary Table systems for human spine deformation at school Positioning Device As a Mechatronic System aged people and sedentary professional CEEX Proceedings of COMEFIM'8, The 8th 1612 Director Assist. prof. dr. eng. Lovasz International Conference on Mechatronics and Erwin Value for 2006: 200.000; Precision Engineering (Cluj-Napoca June 8-10, 2006, ISSN: 1221-5872) pp. 391-396 11. Advanced pneumatic systems for precise in 49. Diaconu A., Radu A. G., Maniu I., Joni N. robotics in other industrial applications, based Research and Training in Robotized Welding on the development of new types of Roboti Industriali, Buletinul Inst. Politeh. Iaşi, proportional servo - distributors in tom LII, fasc. 7A, Constr. de Maşini, ISSN mechatronic conception (SPASERVODIST) 1011-2855, p.195-200, 2006 CEEX Director Partner: prof. dr. eng. Maniu Inocenţiu, Value for 2006: 8.000 RON; GRANTS / RESEARCH PROGRAMS 12. Development of an informatic platform for 1. Researches on using the robotic systems for the potential characterization of fine mechanics, enhancement of the technical and economical Mechatronics and automation branches, competitiveness in Romanian industry, 21 regarding the increase of competitiveness and CEEX I 03 / 07.10.2005, Director: Prof.dr.eng. optimization of specific activities – Maniu Inocenţiu, Value for 2006: 630.000 development of a collaborative environment RON; IPCPMMA CEEX Director Partner: prof. dr. eng. Maniu Inocenţiu, Value for 2006: none 2. Nanomaterials with controlled porosity and magnetic & optical properties, obtained by sol- 13. Virtual reality laboratory setup UPT – own gel and sono-synthesis method, with potential founds Director Partner: prof. dr. eng. Maniu applications in environment protection, biology Inocenţiu, Value for 2006: 55.000. and medicine, CEEX P-CD/98-9-11750/2005, Director: Prof.dr.eng. Savi George, Value for PhD THESIS 2006: 70.000 RON 1. Ostoia Daniel Studies about forming of 3. Skill-based Inspection and Assembly for mixture and afterburning control upon Reconfigurable Automation Systems, FP6 / working behaviour in burning chamber in NMP2-CT-2005/017146, Director: Prof.dr.eng. correlation with emission controlled engine Savi George, Value for 2006: 80.000 EUR; regime for Diesel motor, scientific supervisor: prof. dr. eng. Lucian Mădăras; 4. Virtual Reality For Computer Aided Design CNCSIS 2739 / 19.05.2006 Director: dr. Eng. 2. Costache Marius Contributions on optimal Cioi Daniel, Value for 2006: 7500 RON; synthesis of lenticular systems, scientific supervisor: prof. dr. eng. Ioan Nicoară; 5. Simulation, Control and Testing Platform with applications in mechatronics (ConMec) 112 3. Dumache Constantin Contributions on finding CEEX II 03 / 2006 _P2 Director: Prof.dr.eng. position of infrared radiation source based on Dolga Valer, Value for 2006: 25.000 RON; incident radiant flux, scientific supervisor: prof. dr. eng. Ioan Nicoară; 6. Mechatronics & Robotics Laboratory MEC Director: Prof.dr.eng. Dolga Valer, Value for 4. Ardelean Flavius Contributions on geard 2006: 500.000 RON; harmonic drives used in airtight placement, 7. Intelligent CAD Methods used for customized scientific supervisor: prof. dr. eng. Ioan design of bone system deficiency corrections Nicoară; CNCSIS 2739 /19.05.2006 Director prof. dr. eng. Davidescu Arjana Value for 2006: PhD STUDENTS 21.800; 1. Craciun Mihaela Daciana: Information System 8. Objective analyse system for locomotory for Credit Soliciting Companies Evaluation, handicap CNCSIS cod 656 Director assist. scientific supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. George Savi FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 203 2. Şerban Sorina Gabriela: Computer Aided locomotive articulate bogie, prof. dr. eng. Education in Chemistry, scientific supervisor: Lucian Mădăras Prof.dr.eng. George Savii 15. Rusu Octav, Studies about performance of 3. Alba Claudio: Information System for Remote railway apparatus for high speed trains, prof. Operation and Monitoring, scientific dr. eng. Lucian Mădăras; supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. George Savii 16. Dungan Luiza, Contributions at study and 4. Visa Mircea: Computer Aided Design of research upon flexi coil spring from electrical Composite Materials, scientific supervisor: locomotive CFR 060-EA 5100 kW, prof. dr. Prof.dr.eng. George Savii eng. Lucian Mădăras; 5. Cioi Daniel: Virtual Reality for Computer 17. Vela Daniel Gheorghe, Contributions at Aided Design, scientific supervisor: prof.dr. functional and constructional development of eng. George Savii harmonic drive, prof. dr. eng. Lucian Mădăras; 6. Uruioc Constantin: Information System for 18. Olaru Mihai, Contributions concerning risk Efficient Knowledge Transfer, scientific improvement stabilization in traffic safety, supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. George Savii prof. dr. eng. Lucian Mădăras; 7. Penteliuc-Cotosman Dumitru: Information 19. Marinca Petru, Contributions concerning System for Distance Learning, scientific functional and constructional development of supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. George Savii direction and brake mechanisms for vehicles, prof. dr. eng. Lucian Mădăras; 8. Mioc Mirella: Medical Applications Oriented Knowledge Bases, scientific supervisor: prof. 20. Hotea Adriana, Contributions to optimal Dr.eng. George Savii synthesis of cams mechanisms, prof. dr. eng. Dan Perju; 9. Hoanca Radu: Information System for Integrated Production Management, scientific 21. Zăbavă Eugen Sever, Contributions to supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. George Savii synthesis of cam mechanisms with tangential follower, prof. dr. eng. Dan Perju; 10. Gyiman Carmen: Expert System for Production Management, scientific supervisor: 22. Moldovan Cristian, Study of centroidal type Prof.dr.eng. George Savii mechanisms, prof. dr. eng. Dan Perju; 11. Alba Lavinia: Teleoperated service robot over 23. Ciorogar Ciprian Alin, Contributions to Internet, scientific supervisor: prof.mhc.dr. improving the quality of the measuring eng. Francisc Kovacs instruments/apparatus of register type, prof. dr. eng. Dan Perju; 12. Vatau Steliana: Optimizing functional construction of quadruped walking robot, 24. Lupa Florin Sebastian, Contributions to scientific supervisor: prof.mhc.dr.eng. optimum synthesis of linkage and cam Francisc Kovacs mechanisms, prof. dr. eng. Dan Perju; 13. Dragotoiu Oana: Optimal solution to finance 25. Raicov Radoslav, Study of laser cutting robotics flexible manufacturing systems processes for improving their quality and of investments, scientific supervisor: prof.mhc.dr. the products, prof. dr. eng. Dan Perju; eng. Francisc Kovacs 26. Pop Ioan Adrian, Special mechanical 14. Ursu Gabriel Vasile, Contributions at elastic transmissions, prof. dr. eng. Dan Perju; joint parameters optimization and the 27. Herbai Alexandru Modelling techniques for influence of elastic joint upon turn running of automatic reconfiguration of production systems, Prof.dr.eng. George Savii. 204 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTRE FOR THERMAL MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT, TRANSPORTATION AND POLLUTION CONTROL GENERAL PRESENTATION MISSION This research centre was founded in 2001 To promote its main expertise fields, by means (CNCSIS Certificate 70/CC/C/2001) and re- of research projects & university curricula, by approved in 2006 (CNCSIS Certificate fundamental & applied, industrial, lab scaled & 14/12.IX.2006) by the National Council for numerical simulations research, by offering University Research (CNCSIS), being recognized expertize & consultancy, by performing for the following main research fields: educational activities at undergraduate & graduate level, doctoral training, and post- Thermal machines and equipment university or expert training; Environmental protection To develop a self-financement budget by Transport vehicles applying for research fundings, completion of The research team include the members of the basic equipment and additional activities founding chairs: (conferences, publications); Chair of Thermodynamics, Thermal Machines To organize workshops, conferences, summer and Road Vehicles schools and other training modalities. Chair of Transportation Engineering, To penetrate in the european research network as well as associated researchers and PhD & master and establish/apply/receive dissemination of students. high level curricula and R&D fields. To enlarge the thematic offer and activities. Category Under 35 Between Over 46 years 35 and 45 years Researches in INTERNAL COMBUSTION years ENGINES (ICEs) AND FUEL CELLS Fem Male Fem Male Fem Male Keywords: spark-ignition engine, diesel engine, Total 3 9 3 12 3 20 heat flow, carburettor hot spot, compression rate, PhD title 0 3 2 8 3 19 heat exchanger, mixture formation, combustion holders process, numerical evaluation of pollutants, fuel PhD 3 7 1 3 - 1 students cell, energy use reduction, emission reduction Teaching 1 1 2 11 3 8 Activities: personnel (full-time) experimental researches regarding the Research 2/- 8/- 1/- 1/- -/- 1/- operation, the level of pollution and energetic personnel performance of ICEs using gaseous fuels (part-time) from RO/ experimental researches regarding the from abroad endurance and reliability qualities of ICEs experimental researches regarding the thermo- mechanical stresses in the ICEs sub-units CONTACT numerical evaluation of the mixture formation Director: Prof. Dr. eng. habil Ioana IONEL and the combustion process, based on the fuel Address: 1, Bv. Mihai Viteazu drops evolution (Diesel engines) 300222 Timişoara numerical evaluation of pollutants Tel. +40-256-403670 Fax: +40-256-403669 calculation of the energetic and ecological E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org performances for ICEs using gaseous fuels studies regarding the use of fuel cells to reduce Web page: energy use and emissions for transportation and http://www.mec.upt.ro/~DEP4/CCMETTCP.pdf stationary power applications FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 205 RESEARCH PROJECTS Universitatea din Oradea, Annals of the Oradea University, Fascicle of Management 1. CEEX grant AMTRANS, Contr. No. X1CO1 / and Technological engineering, Vol.V (XV) 2006, The possibilities and limitations of the 2006, ISSN 1583-0691, pp.407-412 ecologisation of urban traffic by using fuels obtained from vegetable oils, Director UPT 5. Negrea V.D., Blaga, V., The variation of the (Partner): Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Liviu Mihon, effective power, moment of the couple, hour Value: 27,000 RON and specific consumption with the speed and the temperature of the environment, The 1st PUBLICATIONS International Conference Motor Vehicle and BOOKS Transportation - MVT2006-01, Timişoara, Nov. 15-17, 2006, “Orizonturi Universitare” 1. Liviu Mihon, Ioana Ionel, Gheorghe Pop, Publishing House, ISBN (10) 973-638-284-2, Virgiliu Dan Negrea, Measurements of the ISBN (13) 978-973-638-284-0, pp.77-82 nonoelectrical quantities (published in Romanian), “Orizonturi Universitare” ǎ, 6. Negrea V.D., Drug F., Reduction of exhaust Publishing House, Timişoara, ISBN (10) 973- gas emissions of a 10 liter volume diesel 638-258-3; ISBN (13) 978-973-638-258-1, engine, The 1st International Conference Motor 2006, 210 pages Vehicle and Transportation - MVT2006-01, Timişoara, Nov. 15-17, 2006, “Orizonturi 2. Gelu Padure, Road Vehicles. Design and Universitare” Publishing House, ISBN (10) Computation (published in Romanian), Vol.1 973-638-284-2, ISBN (13) 978-973-638-284-0, (second edition), ISBN 973-625-136-5, pp.95-100 „Politehnica” Publishing House, Timişoara, 7. Negrea V.D., Blaga, V., The mathematical 2006, 250 pages (20 new pages) modelling at engines with spark ignition 3. Dǎnilǎ Iorga, Gelu Padure, Daniel Ostoia, electronic injection, The 1st International Internal Combustion Engines – Fuel Systems & Conference Motor Vehicle and Transportation Control – (practical works), Solness Publishing - MVT2006-01, Timişoara, Nov. 15-17, 2006, House, Timişoara, 2006, ISBN 973-729-085-2, “Orizonturi Universitare” Publishing House, 118 pages ISBN (10) 973-638-284-2, ISBN (13) 978-973- 638-284-0, pp.131-138 PUBLISHED PAPERS 8. Negrea V.D., Blaga, F., Dragomir, G., 1. Negrea, V.D., Forţofoi, M.D., Rafan, L.I., Research concerning the performance Negrea, I., Sixth environment action evolution of a normal admission diesel engine, programme Environment 2010: Our future, by means of fuzzy functions, International Our choice, Environmental Engineering and Congress MVM-06, Kragujevac (Serbia), Management, International Conference Oct.4-6, 2006, ISBN 86-80581-95-X, Paper ICEEM/2, Iasi, May 24-26, 2006, MVM 20060031, Sect. A, pp.1-5 Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, ISSN 1582-9596, pp.1379-1386 9. Iorga, D., Mihon, L., Padure, G., Vrabie, I., Henriot, M., Recherche concernant les 2. Negrea, V.D., Dragomir, G., Blaga, L., modifications des performances d'un moteur Georgescu, L., Studii si cercetari privind Diesel à injection directe par la variation de la evaluarea termogazodinamica a unui motor viscosité du combustible à l'aide d'une aiguille diesel cu admisiune normala în corelatie cu rotative, COFRET’06, Timişoara, June 15-17, Interpretarea datelor prin functii fuzzy – 2006, Special Issue of the Sci. Bull. UPT, partea I, Annals of the Oradea University, Transactions in Mechanics, ISSN 1224-6077, Fascicle of Management and Technological Tom 51(65), No.1, pp.165-170 engineering, Vol.V (XV) 2006, ISSN 1583- 0691, pp.511-516 10. Mihon, L., Modelling elements for the auxiliary systems which work on road vehicles, 3. Negrea V.D., Bocce, D., Gombos, D., Durgau, Proceedings of the 11th Symposium of M., Danciu, B., Aspecte economice privind Mathematics and its Applications, Timisoara modernizarea Punctului termic de la 2006, Scientific Bull. UPT, Transactions on Universitatea din Oradea, Annals of the Mathematics and Physics, Tom 52(66), Fasc.2, Oradea University, Fascicle of Management 2006, ISSN 1224-6069, pp.85-92 and Technological engineering, Vol.V (XV) 2006, ISSN 1583-0691, pp.403-406 11. Iorga, D., Vrabie, I., Padure, G., Mihon, L., Influence on the direct injection diesel engine 4. Negrea V.D., Bococi, D., Gombos, D., Durgau, performances of the spraying characteristics M., Danciu, B., Analiza posibilitǎţilor de by modifying the injection pressure, The 1st modernizare a Punctului termic de la International Conference Motor Vehicle and 206 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Transportation MVT2006, “Orizonturi 18. Negoiţescu, A.S., Ostoia, D., Nagi, M., The Universitare” Publishing House, Nov. 15-17, determination of the criterial equation in 2006, ISBN (10) 973-638-284-2, ISBN (13) graphic form for fluid flow perpendicular on a 978-973-638-284-0, pp. 91-94 staggered bank of tubes of ALCO 18 m3 oil cooler, COFRET’06, Timişoara, June 15-17, 12. Iorga, D., Vrabie, I., Padure, G., Mihon, L., 2006, Special Issue of the Sci. Bull. UPT, The influence of spraying characteristics by Transactions in Mechanics, ISSN 1224-6077, modification of injection nozzle holes number Tom 51(65), No.1, pp.71-74 on direct injection diesel engine performances, The 1st International Conference Motor Vehicle 19. Ostoia, D., Negoiţescu, A.S., Modellation and Transportation MVT2006, “Orizonturi possibility of losses through diesel engine Universitare” Publishing House, Nov. 15-17, piston rings leakiness, COFRET’06, Timişoara, 2006, ISBN (10) 973-638-284-2, ISBN (13) June 15-17, 2006, Special Issue of the Sci. 978-973-638-284-0, pp. 129-134 Bull. UPT, Transactions in Mechanics, ISSN 1224-6077, Tom 51(65), No.1, pp.151-154 13. Mihon, D., Pap, P., Mihon, L., Advanced public transport systems for reducing 20. Fillip, A., Negrea, V.D., Evaluation through environmental pollution, The 1st International calculation using the method of the real cycle Conference Motor Vehicle and Transportation of functioning of diesel engine for the evolution MVT2006, “Orizonturi Universitare” of the gases temperature in its cylinder, Publishing House, Nov. 15-17, 2006, ISBN COFRET’06, Timişoara, June 15-17, 2006, (10) 973-638-284-2, ISBN (13) 978-973-638- Special Issue of the Sci. Bull. UPT, 284-0, pp. 235-238 Transactions in Mechanics, ISSN 1224-6077, Tom 51(65), No.1, pp.145-150 14. Mihon, L., Ostoia, D., Studies concerning the dynamics of the vehicle equipped with ABS, 21. Grigore, L., Negrea, V.D., Mihon L., The 1st International Conference Motor Vehicle Modellation of the fuel pipe-injector assembly and Transportation MVT2006, “Orizonturi with finite element method, International Universitare” Publishing House, Nov. 15-17, Conference ACME-02, May 16-17, 2006, 2006, ISBN (10) 973-638-284-2, ISBN (13) Sci.Bull. of Technical University of Iaşi, Vol.L 978-973-638-284-0, pp.53-62 (LIV), No.6, ISSN 1011-2855, pp.35-43 15. Negrea V.D., Mihon, L., Holotescu, S., 22. Grigore, L., Negrea, V.D., Padure, G., Analysis Determinarea prin calcul a pierderilor pentru of the diesel injection pump elements with finite traseele de admisiune ale motoarelor cu ardere element method, International Conference interna in vederea evaluarii ACME-02, May 16-17, 2006, Sci.Bull. of termogazodinamicii acestor masini, Technical University of Iaşi, Vol.L (LIV), Symposium “„30 de ani de existenţă a No.6, ISSN 1011-2855, pp.43-49 Institutului de Motoare Termice – Master S.A. 23. Fillip, A., Negrea, V.D., Materials obtained – Tendinţe actuale şi strategii de cercetare în through sinterisation of nanometric powders domeniul motoarelor termice”, Bucharest, used at components and sub-assemblies for „Printech” Publishing House, Bucharest, 2006, Internal combustion engines, Annals of the ISBN(10) 973-718-493-9, ISBN(13) 978-973- Oradea University, Fascicle of Management 718-493-1, pp.58-63 and Technological engineering, Vol.V (XV) 16. Negrea V.D., Padure, G., Negrea, I., Cu privire 2006, ISSN 1583-0691, pp.7-14 la stabilirea coeficienţilor de debit pentru 24. Dragomir, G., Negrea, V.D., Georgescu, L., tubulatura de evacuare a motoarelor cu ardere Blaga, L., Case study reladed to internă, Symposium „30 de ani de existenţă a thermogasdinamics for a diesel engine with Institutului de Motoare Termice – Master S.A. normal admission in correlation with data – Tendinţe actuale şi strategii de cercetare în processing by fuzzy functions - part II, Annals domeniul motoarelor termice”, „Printech” of the Oradea University, Fascicle of Publishing House, ISBN(10) 973-718-493-9, Management and Technological engineering, ISBN(13) 978-973-718-493-1, Bucharest, Vol.V (XV) 2006, ISSN 1583-0691, pp.205- 2006, pp.64-72 208 17. Holotescu, S., Stoian, F.D., Analysis methods 25. Fillip, A., Negrea, V.D., Experimental methods of the real compression process for a diesel achieved in order to establish the structural engine, COFRET’06, Timişoara, June 15-17, characteristics and the physical properties of 2006, Special Issue of the Sci. Bull. UPT, the materials for the internal combustion Transactions in Mechanics, ISSN 1224-6077, engines, obtained by sintering from atomic Tom 51(65), No.1, pp.159-164 clusters, The 1st International Conference Motor Vehicle and Transportation - MVT2006- FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 207 01, Timişoara, Nov. 15-17, 2006, “Orizonturi parameters for electronically controlled spark- Universitare” Publishing House, ISBN (10) ignition engines 973-638-284-2, ISBN (13) 978-973-638-284-0, 7. Eng. Cristian Dumitru BOZAN: Researches pp.1-10 regarding the performance control level for a 26. Vrabie, I., Iorga, D., Padure, G., Cercetări supercharged diesel engine by the experimentale privind îmbunătăţirea improvement of intermediate cooler caracteristicilor pulverizării la un motor diesel constructive and operational characteristics cu injecţie directă de mare putere prin mărirea 8. Eng. Virgil STOICA: Studies regarding the numărului orificiilor pulverizatorului, vaporization of hydrocarbons corespunzător cu micşorarea diametrului acestora, Symposium „30 de ani de existenţă a 9. Eng. Adela FILIP: Studies and researches Institutului de Motoare Termice – Master S.A. regarding the improvement of thermo- – Tendinţe actuale şi strategii de cercetare în mechanical performances of components made domeniul motoarelor termice”, „Printech” by sinterization from atomic clusters with Publishing House, ISBN(10) 973-718-493-9, application to internal combustion engines ISBN(13) 978-973-718-493-1, Bucharest, 10. Eng. Radu THUMA BRANZEAZU: 2006, pp. 82-91 Contributions regarding the pollutants control PhD THESIS for very high pressure direct injection diesel engine 1. Eng. Dan GOMBOS: Studies and researches regarding the use of waste heat of geothermal 11. Eng. Radu MARIAN: Researches regarding water, PhD superviser: Prof.dr.eng. Virgiliu the low power diesel engines performances Dan Negrea with the use of double injection 2. Eng. Lăcrămioara Suzana PETRUŢESC- 12. Eng. Ferencz VOLLONCS: Researches BOARU: Studies and researches regarding the regarding the effects of the fittings made pollutants control for an internal combustion between technical inspections on the technical engine in interaction with the automobile and operational performances and the level of which is equipped with it, PhD superviser: pollutants of urban road vehicles Prof.dr.eng. Virgiliu Dan Negrea 13. Eng. Narcis Petru URICANU: Studies and 3. Eng. Florean DRUGA: Contributions researches regarding the level of pollutants regarding the constructive and operational measured at the cars technical inspection, as a optimisation of medium and large power function of their type, duration and conditions engines for road vehicles, PhD superviser: of operation Prof.dr.eng. Virgiliu Dan Negrea 14. Eng. Radu Iuliu COVACI: Researches 4. Eng. Ion VRABIE: Contributions regarding regarding the constructive and operational the improvement of the energetic performances optimisation of a diesel engine from the point and pollution limitation for a medium-high of view of the energetic and pollution power direct injection diesel engine, through performances the improvement of the injection quality, PhD superviser: Prof.dr.eng. Dǎnilǎ Iorga 15. Eng. Florian Călin NEGRUTIU: Contributions regarding the pollutants evaluation in connection with the conditions of operation for PERSPECTIVES heavy vehicles equipped with high pressure Development of the Laboratory for Processes in direct injection diesel engines Internal Combustion Engines 16. Eng. Adriana TOKAR: Researches regarding Development of the Multifunctional Lab for Road the interaction between the automobile Vehicles equipped with internal combustion engine and the environment PhD STUDENTS 17. Mariana Dora FORTOFOI: Researches PhD Superviser: Prof.dr.eng. Virgiliu Dan Negrea regarding the systemic-cybernetic approach of 5. Eng. Sandu IONESCU: Studies and researches the traffic on public roads, in correlation with regarding the heat transfer enhancement in the civil, criminal and administrative heat exchangers with discontinuous fins responsibility 6. Eng. Liviu Mircea POINARIU: Studies and 18. Alexandra Ana GARBONI: Researches researches regarding the conditions and regarding the implications of harmful factors accuracy of measurement of the performance on the environment quality in the western part of Romania 208 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 19. Lucian Ioan RAFAN: The phenomenon CONTACT PERSONS accident in correlation with the environment Prof. dr.eng. Virgiliu Dan NEGREA(email@example.com) protection Prof.dr.eng. Daniel IORGA (firstname.lastname@example.org) 20. Eng. Silviu Vasile PONORAN: Road traffic Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Liviu MIHON (email@example.com) and environmental pollution Lect.dr.eng. Gelu PĂDURE (firstname.lastname@example.org) Lect. Dr.eng. Sorin HOLOTESCU (email@example.com) 21. Eng. George DRAGOMIR: Researches regarding the constructive and operational Address: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering improvement of a road vehicle internal 1 Mihai Viteazul Bv., Timişoara, 300222 combustion engine, in correlation with the Tel.: +40-256-403661, 403666 process of construction and the adjustment to Fax: +40-256-403520, +40-256-403669 the road conditions and pollution control Researches in COMBUSTION PROCESS & PhD Supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. Daniel IORGA COMBUSTION FACILITIES FOR CLASSIC AND RENEWABLE FUEL SOURCES,, 1. Cristian NEGHINA: Contributions regarding TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE REDUCTION OF the optimisation of the methods and techniques POLLUTING IMPACT OF THE THERMAL used to raise the quality level in the MACHINES AND VEHICLES ON THE criminological activities through the thermo- ENVIRONMENT, AIR QUALITY mechanical control of ballistics MONITORING 2. Eng. Radu HORATIU: Studies and researches Keywords: classic and renewable fuels, waste, regarding the conditions for mixture formation biomass, burners, boilers, combustion efficiency through injection in the valve port of a spark- and control, pollutant emissions, air quality, ignition engine, related to the engine thermal and environmental balances. performances and the level of stresses 3. Eng. Călin MOLDOVEANU: Researches ACTIVITIES regarding the energetic performances and the Environmental on line measurements, with pollution reduction for a direct injection diesel attested methods (emissions and air quality), in engine using a system of high pressure real time data acquisition for CO, SO2, NOx, injection pressure CmHn, combustion quality, including 4. Eng. Daniel PICIOREA: Contributions to the meteorological data adjustment of an injection system to use Hg measurements unconventional liquid fuels for a direct injection diesel engine Waste management (combustion) and flue gas cleaning 5. Eng. Ludovic BAKOS: Contributions to the analysis of the causes and effects of the road Optical & classical methods for air quality accidents from Arad county and methods of investigation limiting it Optimization of energy production & 6. Eng. Adrian IRIMESCU: Mechanical transmission (power plats), using fossil and Engineering renewable fuels RESEARCH TEAM Numerical simulation of the pollutant dispersion, using various statistical methods, Prof.dr.eng. Virgiliu Dan NEGREA regarding the stationary combustion Prof.dr.eng. Daniel IORGA installations (boilers, furnaces etc.) and mobile Prof.dr.eng. Traian RAICA combustion installations (vehicles equipped Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Liviu MIHON with ICEs: ISC3 View, Caline 3, Emisfac, Lect.dr.eng. Andrei FERENCZ Cal3qhcr Lect.dr.eng. Gelu PADURE Lect.dr.eng. Sorin HOLOTESCU Numerical experiments regarding the Lect. Dr.eng. Gheorghe POP optimization of combustion installations by Lect. Dr.eng. Arina Speranţa NEGOIŢESCU modelling of the velocity, temperature and Assist. eng. Virgil STOICA, PhD student concentration fields in the furnaces of boiler Assist.eng. Daniel OSTOIA, PhD student using the FLUENT program package Eng. Lăcrămioara Suzana PETRUTESC- The ecological evaluation (with attestation of BOARU, PhD student ISCIR, the Romanian Authority for Safety of Eng. Adriana TOKAR, PhD student Boilers and Pressurized Installations) of the Eng. Ileana NEGREA, PhD student stationary and mobile combustion sources Eng. Adrian IRIMESCU, PhD student (burners, heaters, furnaces, ICEs) by FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 209 experimental and theoretical researches, taking 9. CEEX Program, Contract No. 12233 / into consideration their toxicological effects; 12.10.2005, Development of clean technologies to produce energy based on coal- TECEBAC, Energetic and ecological optimization of low Director: Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana Ionel, value quality coal, heavy oils and alternative fuels for 2006: 115,000 RON (such as domestic waste, biomass etc.) combustion process by experiments; 10. CEEX Program, Contract No. 12232/2005, Researches regarding the control systems and Experimental researches regarding the evaluation of emission level in naval performance indicators, safety and pollution transportation - EMSHIPS, Director: level for small boilers (for individual heating Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana Ionel, value for 2006: systems); 27,720 RON Thermal balances for simple or complex 11. CEEX Program, Contract No.9064/20.07.2006, thermal installations, with proposals for Optical teledetection in the integrated study of optimization. the pollution in the urban planetary boundary RESULTS layer - TOP, Director: Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana Ionel, value for 2006: 22,000 RON RESEARCH PROJECTS / CONTRACTS 12. CEEX Program, Contract No. 1. Contract No. P137 Experts in Balkan region - 10247/05.09.2006, Optimisation of waste CETEOR, Director: Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana energetic potential utilization to obtain clean Ionel, Value for 2006: 1, 200 USD energy in Romanian industrial installations – 2. Contract No. COLL CT 2005 012566, 2005- OVAPED, Director: Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana 2007, GREENENERGY (Energy optimisation Ionel, value for 2006: 32,000 RON in European greenhouses), Director: 13. Contr. No.2/2006 with BENA (BALKAN Prof.dr.eng. habil Ioana Ionel, Value for 2006: ENVIRONMENTAL ASSOCIATION), 21, 000 EUR Technology to esterifies animal and vegetable 3. Contract-No. CT SES6-CT-020007 2005-2006, waste fats with high free fatty acid content. NETBIOCOF (Network of biomass co firing), Pilot installation for Bio diesel production, Director: Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana Ionel, Value Director: Assist. dr. eng. Francisc Popescu, for 2006: 16,000 EUR Value for 2006: 3,000 RON 4. CNCSIS Research Fellowship no. 176/2003- 14. CEEX Program, M2, 1427 / 24.03.2006, 2006- 2006, Contributions to the determination of the 2008, Theoretical and experimental study combustion quality of waste and methods of regarding the fabrication of a semi-automatic reduction the pollutant emissions installation for producing Biodiesel from waste concentrations, Eng. Claudiu Gruescu, PhD grease, of animal and vegetal origin, Director: Student, Value: 246 RON/month Assist. dr. eng. Francisc Popescu, Value for 2006: 38,600 RON 5. National Research Program MENER, Contract No. 410 / 20.09.2004 (continued in 2006), 15. CNCSIS grant, CNCSIS Code 54, Simulation Researches regarding the combined in FLUENT Code of the temperature and combustion of urban waste or biomass with velocity fields in a furnace for simultaneous coal and flue gas cleaning, Director: Prof.dr. burning of the wastes and powder coal, eng. habil Ioana Ionel, Value for 2006: 34,000 Director: Eng. Vasile GRUESCU, PhD RON Student, Value for 2006: 9,580 RON 6. National Research Program MENER, Contract 16. Contract No. 1207/2003, AD no.5/2006, with No. 461/20.09.2004, New technology of the Halanga Power Plant, Determination of valorification of biomass by combustion in gaseous and solid emissions at the two smoke fluidized bed, Director: Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana channels of the 420 t/h boilers, no. 1,2, and 3, Ionel, Value for 2006: 12,500 RON from Halanga Power Plant, Director: Prof.dr. eng. habil Ioana Ionel, Value for 2006: 17,280 7. National Research Program CORINT, Contract USD No.89, Energy optimization in European Greenhouses, Director: Prof.dr. eng. habil 17. Contract No. 1215/2003, AD 2/2006, with Ioana Ionel, Value for 2006: 13,871 EUR Arad Power Plant, Thermotechnic measurements regarding the exhaust gases 8. National Research Program CORINT, Contract analysis at the 420 t/h boiler working on No.90, European integrated network for lignite, Director: Prof.dr. eng. habil Ioana biomass incineration, Director: Prof.dr.eng. Ionel, Value for 2006: 2,400 EUR habil Ioana Ionel, Value for 2006: 13,871 EUR 210 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 18. Contract No. 278/15.06 2005 with Detergenti 28. Contr.nr. 1227/13.06.2006 with DUNAV S.A. Procter&Gamble Timisoara, 2005-2006, International construct Sa Lugoj, Measurement of pollutant emissions at 4 Thermotechnic measurements of emissions and installations and 10 points and evaluation of imissions, in view of obtaining the environment dispersion, Director: Prof.dr.eng. Corneliu authorisation, Director: Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana Ungureanu, value 490,81 RON Ionel, Value 500 EUR 19. Contract No. 1217 / 2005-2006 with 29. Contr. nr.1225/08.06.2006 with COCA COLA SOLECTRON, Measurement of emissions in HBC Romania SRL, Timişoara, Thermotechnic order to evaluate the impact on the measurements of emissions and imissions, in environment, Director: Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana view of obtaining the environment Ionel, Value for 2006: 250 EUR authorisation, Director: Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana Ionel, Value 1000 EUR 20. BC 462-31.03.06, with SC ALCOA- FUJIKURA SRL, Flue gas measurements - 30. Com. BC 454 -12.05.06 with AEM CO2, CO, NOx, SOx and other thermodynamic TIMISOARA, Thermotechnic measurements of parameters needed to analyse the results for emissions and imissions, in view of obtaining different installations (boilers and blowers), as the environment authorisation, Director: follows: 15 stacks at Nădab, Arad county and Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana Ionel, Value 600 EUR 12 stacks at Caransebes, Director: Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana Ionel, Value for 2006: BOOKS 1080 EUR 1. Ioana Ionel, Corneliu Ungureanu, Daniel 21. Contract No. 4883/19.04.06, with Timişoara Bisorca, Thermoenergetics and the City Hall, Online measurements for air quality environment (revised version, published in and traffic. Main characteristics of the state of Romanian), “Politehnica” Publishing House, the environment in the city. Trends and Timişoara, ISBN (10) 073 625 387 2, ISBN perspectives, Director: Prof.dr.eng.habil Ioana (13) 978 973 625 387-4, 2006, 280 pages Ionel, Value for 2006: 10,000 RON 2. 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Conference with Tordai, G., Biomass as a renewable energy international participation “Installations for resource in Romania, Scientific Bulletin. of buildings and ambiental comfort”,15th UPT, Transactions on Mechanical Edition, April 2006, Timisoara, Engineering, Vol. 51(65), Fasc. 2, 2006, “Politehnica” Publishing House, ISBN (10) ISSN 1224 6077, “Politehnica” Publishing 973 625 305 8, (13) 978 973 625 305 8, pp. House, Timişoara, Editors: V. B ǎlǎşoiu, I. 313-320 Ionel, pp. 377-380 11. Oprisa Stanescu, P.D., Ionel, I., Fluidised bed 4. Ionel, I., Savu, A., Gruescu, V., Trif Tordai, biomass combustion in an experimental G., Tenchea, A., Ungureanu, C., Co- furnace, Romanian FLUENT users meeting, combustion of biomass in a fluidised bed March 30-31 2006, Sinaia, Printech combustion facility, Scientific Bulletin. of Publishing House, Bucharest, ISBN 973 718 UPT, Transactions on Mechanical 443-2, pp. 49-54 Engineering, Vol. 51(65), Fasc. 2, 2006, 12. Bisorca, D., Ionel, I., Popescu, Fr., Numerical ISSN 1224 6077, “Politehnica” Publishing experimental study of the traffic induced House, Timişoara, Editors: V. B ǎlǎşoiu, I. pollutants’ dispersion in a cross road, Ionel, pp.381-386 Environmental/ Transports, Rheims, 12-14 5. Popescu, Fr., Ionel, I., Ungureanu, C., New June, 2006, Editeur R Joumard, ISBN 2 Technologies for PM10 and PM2.5 AQM 85782ß6397, ISSN 07690266, pp 276-281 Monitoring, Scientific Bulletin. of UPT, 13. Cirtog, A.P., Mochizuki, S., Murata, A., Transactions on Mechanical Engineering, Ionel, I., Heat transport device with boiling- Vol. 51(65), Fasc. 2, 2006, ISSN 1224 6077, driven recirculating flow, The 17th Int. “Politehnica” Publishing House, Timişoara, Symposium on Transport Phenomena, 4-8 Editors: V. Bǎlǎşoiu, I. Ionel, pp. 307-312 September, 2006, Toyama, Japan, ISBN 1 6. Cotescu, S., Bunea, M., Popescu, C., Vatra, 930746 03 2, Paper 3EI2, pp. 165 -169 C., Pasat, S., Merla, S., Ionel, I., Popescu, Fr., 14. Ionel, I., Oprisa-Stanescu, D. P., Ungureanu, Research concerning development of new C., Mochizuki, S., Cirtog, A.P., Numerical technologies for air quality monitoring and modelling as analysing tool of the possibility noxes impact on human health and of coupling of a waste incinerator to an environment, Scientific Bulletin. of UPT, existing lignite fired boiler, The 17th Int. Transactions on Mechanical Engineering, Symposium on Transport Phenomena, 4-8 Vol. 51(65), Fasc. 2, 2006, ISSN 1224 6077, September, 2006, Toyama, JAPAN, ISBN 1 “Politehnica” Publishing House, Timişoara, 930746 03 2, Paper 1D IV 5, pp. 90-94 Editors: V. Bǎlǎşoiu, I. Ionel, pp.283-286 15. Ionel, I., Bisorca, D., Popescu, Fr., Ionel, S., 7. Ionel, I., Oprisa-Stanescu, P.D., Gruescu, Cl., Conclusion versus best practice of optical and Savu, A., Ungureanu, C., Integrarea unui point measuring air quality measuring incinerator de deşeuri la un cazan de abur instruments under traffic conditions, The 1st funcţionând cu cărbune, Rev. de chimie, International Conference Motor Vehicle and Bucuresti, ISSN 0034-7752, 2006, Vol 57, Nr Transportation - MVT2006-01, Timişoara, 12, pp. 1306 Nov. 15-17, 2006, “Orizonturi Universitare” 8. Chelici, G., Ionel, I., Maier, J., Dhungel, B., Publishing House, ISBN (10) 973-638-284-2, Enhanced fossil fuel combustion. Actual state ISBN (13) 978-973-638-284-0, Paper of art, Scientific Bulletin. of UPT, MVT20064001, pp. 99-95 Transactions on Mechanical Engineering, 16. Ionel, I., Savu, A., Ungureanu, C., Gruescu, Vol. 51(65), Fasc. 2, 2006, ISSN 1224 6077, C., Trif-Tordai, Tenchea, A., Lontis, N., “Politehnica” Publishing House, Timişoara, Bulz, C., Savu, B., Co-combustion of Waste Editors: V. 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Ungureanu, C., Ionel, I., Oprisa-Stanescu, other metals' retention from waste flue gases, P.D., Gruescu, V., Gruescu, Cl., O noua The Sixth World Energy System Conference tehnologie de coincinerare a deseurilor (WESC 2006), Torino, Italy, Editor G. 212 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Chicco, July 10-12, 2006 ISBN (10): 88- energetic units using the combined cycle 87380-51-1 and ISBN (13): 978-88-87380- steam-gas with parallel disposition 51-4, pp. 759-763 9. Eng. Marian DOBRIN: Contributions 18. Ionel, I., Savu, A., Tenchea, A., Ungureanu, regarding the elaboration of a methodology of C., Trif-Tordai, G., Lontiş, N., Experimental evaluation of technical and economic efficiency achievements concerning the biomass co- of energetic projects in the view of promoting combustion in an experimental test facility, the funding The Sixth World Energy System Conference 10. Eng. Ina Liliana VODISLAV (BLIDEA): (WESC 2006), Torino, Italy, Editor G. Contributions regarding the ecological Chicco, July 10-12, 2006 ISBN (10): 88- utilization of the rubber waste 87380-51-1 and ISBN (13): 978-88-87380- 51-4, pp.753-758 PhD supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. habil Ioana Ionel PhD THESIS 1. Eng. Adrian MAGDA: Thermal and 1. Eng. Aurel MATEI: Contributions to the gasodynamic optimization study for the reduction of pollutant emissions as a result of processes in the steam boilers, in view of the operation of Timisoara Power Plant, reduction the fuel consumption and the level of Prof.dr.eng. Corneliu Ungureanu pollutants 2. Eng. Claudiu GRUESCU, Contribution to 2. Eng. Lucia VARGA: Studies and researches reduction of the mercury concentration’s regarding the air quality in Bihor county emissions emitted by municipal solid waste 3. Eng. Aristica BABUCEA: Studies and incineration, PhD supervisor: Prof.dr.eng.habil researches regarding the evaluation of Ioana Ionel dispersion of pollutant resulted from the combustion process in industrial thermal PhD STUDENTS installations existing in Gorj county PhD supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. Corneliu Ungureanu 4. Eng. Florin IACOBESCU: Theoretical and 1. Eng. Alexandru Anghel C. GHENEA: experimental studies regarding the reduction of Contributions to the study of efficiency pollutants concentration for internal measures regarding the durable development combustion engines and the study of the effects of Işalniţa Power Plant on air by applying novel technologies 2. Eng. Lelia DOBJANSCHI: Contributions 5. Eng. Adrian GOANŢĂ: Theoretical and regarding the share of ROMAG-TERMO Turnu experimental researches regarding the thermal Severin coal Power Plant to the zonal pollution and gasodynamic processes from the and measures for reducing it combustion chambers 3. Eng. Florica TUDOR: Contributions 6. Eng. Adina CÎRTOG: Heat transport device regarding the diminution of environmental with phase change, using one way parallel pollution due to the ash produced at the lignite tubes combustion at Turceni Power Plant 7. Eng. Carmencita CONSTANTIN: 4. Eng. Marius MARIN: Contributions Contributions to the elaboration of a technical regarding the diminution of environmental and economic strategy regarding the durable pollution due to gaseous pollutants produced development of the urban heat generation due to the lignite combustion at Turceni Power sector Plant 8. Eng. Gavrilă TRIF-TORDAI: Researches 5. Eng. Vasile GRUESCU: Contributions regarding the combined burning of regarding the energo-technology of domestic combustible wastes with low quality coal and street waste 9. Eng. Nicolae GIORGI: Theoretical and 6. Eng. Adrian Iulian TENCHEA: experimental researches regarding the Contributions regarding the research of the elaboration of the environment surveys for Tg. biomass combustion in fluidized bed Jiu city 7. Eng. Victor EBETIUC: Studies and 10. Eng. Nicolae Stelian LONTIŞ: Mechanical researches regarding the efficient production Engineering (Researches regarding the and distribution of thermal energy in Turnu biodiesel as renewable fuel for small energy Severin city groups) 8. Marian Gabriel MILI: Contributions 11. Eng. Dan Simion STEPAN: Mechanical regarding the modernization of existing Engineering (Researches regarding the FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 213 reduction of vibrations, noise in transportation equipment cooling, thermal network, heat /railway vehicles) exchangers, refrigerating machines, heat pumps, thermal phenomena 12. Eng. 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Mihaela BUCULEI, Studies and researches regarding the installations of RESEARCH TEAM unconventional liquid fuel preparation for use Prof.dr.eng. Mihai NAGI 216 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Prof.dr.eng. Mihai JĂDĂNEANŢ such as: profile of wheel and rail, constructive Prof.dr.eng. Gavril CREŢA and functional characteristics of locomotives Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Floriana D. STOIAN and wagons, train driving type and others Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Liviu MIHON Design of railway parts: bogies, wheel sets, Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Ioan LAZA dampers, rolling equipment Lect. Dr.eng. Gheorghe POP Lect. Dr.eng. Dorin LELEA Elaboration the solving methodology for Lect. Dr.eng. Arina NEGOIŢESCU train’s movement equation by using Runge- Assist.eng. Virgil STOICA Kutta integration method Eng. Paul ILIEŞ, PhD Student Elaboration of a computer code for traction Eng. Vlad MARŢIAN, PhD Student calculation, combustible and energy Eng. D. ALEXANDRU, PhD Student consumption Eng. Mariela SPOREA, PhD Student Eng. Francisc SZIKSZAI, PhD Student Multimodal transport: RO - LA transport, Eng. Cătălin BOJAN, PhD Student FERRY - BOAT and containers special train Eng. Ovidiu SAFTOIU, PhD Student Analysis of the transport types with respect to Eng. Ciprian CAIA, PhD Student conveyance of material, quantity, periods of Eng. Tiberiu STANCIU, PhD Student time, transports relations Eng. Mihaela BUCULEI, PhD Student Eng. Liliana MOSTEORU, PhD Student RESULTS Eng. Cristian DAMIAN, PhD Student BOOKS Eng. Sorin RUSU, PhD Student Eng. Gh.-Florin OANCEA, PhD Student 1. Eugen Ghita, Gheorghe Turos, Dynamics Eng. Doina MIHON, PhD Student of railway vehicles (published in Eng. Gh.-Marcel MOCUŢA, PhD Student Romanian), “Eurostampa” Publishing Eng. Constantin STROIE, PhD Student House, Timişoara, ISBN (10) 973-687- Eng. Laurenţiu CĂLIN, PhD Student 400-1, (13) 978-973-687-400-0, 2006, 204 Eng. Florin MĂRCUŢ, PhD Student pages Eng. Ion Cornel LUPUT, PhD Student 2. Eugen Ghita, Gheorghe Turos, Dynamics Jurist Alexandru JǍDǍNEANŢ, PhD Student of railway vehicles (published in CONTACT Romanian), “Politehnica” Publishing Prof.dr.eng. Mihai Nagi (firstname.lastname@example.org) House, Timişoara, ISBN (10) 973-625- Prof.dr.eng. Mihai Jădăneanţ (email@example.com) 354-6, (13) 978-973-625-354-6, 2006, 170 Assoc.prof..dr.eng. F. D.Stoian (firstname.lastname@example.org) pages Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Ioan Laza (email@example.com) 3. Gabriel V. Ursu-Neamt, Gheorghe Turos, Lect. Dr.eng. Dorin Lelea (firstname.lastname@example.org) Electric locomotives and trains-DC Faculty of Mechanical Engineering vehicles-Design work-book, (published in 1 Mihai Viteazul Bv. Romanian), “Politehnica” Publishing Timişoara, RO-300222, Romania House, Timişoara, ISBN (10) 973-625- Tel.: +40-256-403661, Fax: +40-256-403520 312-0,(13) 978-973-625-312-6,2006, 2006, 120 pages Web Page: www.mec.upt.ro/~tmtar/ PUBLISHED PAPERS Researches in RAILWAY DESIGN, 1. Stud. Zetil, G., Toth, I., Coord. Ghita, E., ESTIMATION OF ENERGY CONSUMPTION Proiect de modificare a unei macarale tip OF TRAINS, RAILWAY TRANSPORT Pioneer, Sesiune de comunicări ştiinţifice SYSTEMS studenţeşti HD-36-STUD,Hunedoara,CD-rom Proceedings, 2006, 5pp.(varianta CD) Keywords: railway traction, traction estimation, 2. Stud. Zetil, G., Toth, I., Coord. Ghita, E., combustible and electric energy consumption, Aspecte privind eficienţa catalizatorilor în energy saving, pollution, multimodal transport, reducerea poluării la funcţionarea freight terminals, RO – LA transport, FERRY – vehiculelor cu motoare termice, Buletinul BOAT, containers special train, railway Sesiunii de comunicări stiinţifice studenţeşti, conveyance of material. ISSN 1583-6088, CD-rom Proceedings , Alba- Iulia, 2006 ACTIVITIES 3. Drăgănescu, O., Ghita, E., Aspecte ale stadiului Estimation of combustible and electric energy actual în estimarea fotoelastică a stărilor de consumption and the influences of parameters tensiuni în probleme de contact local, Vol. FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 217 Conferinţei Internaţionale” Dorin Pavel – 11. Mocuta, G. E., Railways as interfering element Fondatorul Hidroenergeticii in goods trains traction, Third edition of the româneşti”Editura Fundaţiei Ştiinţifice French-Romanian colloquium energy - Europene, ISBN 973-8130-82-4, Sebeş, environment - economy and thermodynamics 2006,pp.615-620, republicată în Buletinul COFRET™06, under the auspices of the AGIR Nr.1/2006 France-PECO and Balkan Environmental Association B.EN.A, 15-17 June 2006, 4. Ghita, E., Ursu, G., Stepan,D., Theoretical and Timisoara, Scientific Bulletin of the Experimental Aspects Concerning the Wheel- POLITEHNICA University of Timisoara, Rail Contact Analysis in the Railway Romania, Transactions on MECHANICS, Transport, Buletin ştiinţific al Universităţii Tom 51(65), Fascicola 2, 2006, ISSN 1224- ”Politehnica” Timişoara, Seria Mecanică, 6077, Editura Politehnica, pp. 107-112. Tom 50(64), Fasc. 2, 2006, ISSN 1224-6077, pp.95-100 12. Mocuţa, G. E.,” Study of the optimum way in the working space that equips a flexible 5. Ghita, E., Goia, I., Stepan, D., A Computational fabrication cell for the carrying structure Analysis of a Railway Wheel set, First South- components of a railway vehicle”, Third East European Conference on Computational edition of the French-Romanian colloquium Mechanics, ISBN 86-81037-13-7, energy environment - economy and Kragujevac, Serbia, SEECCM 06, thermodynamics COFRET™06, under the 2006,pp.493-497 auspices of the France-PECO and Balkan 6. Goia, I., Ghita, E., Researches about the Environmental Association B.EN.A, 15-17 evolution of the wheel profiles and materials June 2006, Timişoara, Scientific Bulletin of for the city railway transportation, The 10-th the POLITEHNICA University of Timişoara, Conference on “Vehicle System Dynamics, Romania, Transactions on MECHANICS, Identification and Anomalies”, Budapesta, Tom 51(65), fascicola 2, 2006, ISSN 1224- november, 2006 6077, Politehnica Publishing House, pp. 113- 116. 7. Goia, I., Ghita, E., Technological aspects regarding the geometry and materials of the 13. Dungan L.I., Pap P., Catrina M. “Simulation elastic tram wheel and urban rail, The 10-th assiste par l`ordinateur de mecanisme de Conference on “Vehicle System Dynamics, protection contre le choc entre 2 voies Identification and Anomalies”, Budapesta, ferroviares”, COFRET 06, Third edition november, 2006 french-roumanian colloquium Energy- Emvironment-Economy Thermodinamics, 8. Mocuţa, G.E., Ostoia, D., Câneparu, P., Timisoara, 17-17.06.2006,”Politehnica” “Quality management system in a transport Publishing House, ISSN 1224-6077, pp.101- organisation and its place in the logistic 106. chain” Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on motor vehicle and 14. Pap P.Dungan L.I. “Modelling braking regime transportation, MVT 2006, November 15-17th, of the high speed goods train”, COFRET 2006, Timisoara, Romania, Section 3, 06,Third edition french-roumanian colloquium MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGIES, 2006 Energy-Emvironment-Economy Editura ORIZONTURI UNIVERSITARE Thermodinamics ,Timisoara,17-17.06.2006, Timisoara, ISBN - 10: 973 - 638 - 284 2, ”Politehnica” publishing house, ISSN 1224- ISBN - 13: 978 - 973 - 638 - 284 0, pp. 93-98 6077,pp.117-120. 9. Herman ,M., Herman ,R.-“Analiza factorilor de RESEARCH TEAM risc proprii executantului in sectoare ale Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Eugen GHITA transportului feroviar”, Proc. of the 1-th Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Georgeta Emilia MOCUŢA International Conference “Systems for Health Lect. Dr.eng. Petru PAP and Work Security”, Young workers-“Start Lect. Dr.eng. Mihaela HERMAN safe”,2006,Timisoara,ISBN (10) 973-638- Assist.eng. Gabriel URSU-NEAMT, PhD 274-5,(13) 973-638-274-1,pp.55-59 student Assist.eng. Luiza-Izabel DUNGAN 10. 10.Herman ,M., Herman ,R.- Consideratii Ph.D.student Dan STEPAN privind optimizarea activitatii de prevenire a Cătălin TROI, graduate student accidentelor de munca si imbolnavirilor profesionale in sistemul feroviar, Proc. of the CONTACT 1-th International Conference “Systems for Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Eugen Ghita Health and Work Security”, Young workers- (email@example.com) “Start safe”,2006,Timisoara,ISBN (10) 973- 638-274-5,(13) 973-638-274-,pp.59-62 Tel.: +40-256-403725 218 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Researches in URBAN TRANPORTATION, 3. Cipleu A, Vandici I, Regards on spur gear ROAD TRAFFIC SAFETY, ROAD TRAFFIC behaviour under dynamic loads, Bulletin CONTROL, INTELIGENT TRANSPORT Scientific al UPT Tom 51(65) 2006, ISSN SYSTEMS AND ENVIRONMENTAL 1224-6077, pp.120-126 PROTECTION 4. Cipleu A, On the study of tire-hard pavement Keywords: planning, design, road traffic, control, static interaction (I), theoretical approach, monitoring, simulation Proceeding of the 1st Inter-national Conference on Motor Vehicle and Transportation MVT ACTIVITIES 2006, 15-17 Nov.2006 Timisoara, Romania, Road traffic management ISBN -10: 973-638-284-2; ISBN-13: 978-638- 284-2, Sec.1, pp. 19-26; Planning, design, and optimization of road freight and passengers transport; 5. Cipleu A, Minca Cr, Vandici I, Draghici A, On the study of tire-hard pavement static Road safety an environment impact studies interaction (II), experimental and modelling Usage and maintenance of supervision, approach, Proceeding of the 1st Inter-national control, monitoring, automation equipment and Conference on Motor Vehicle and of road traffic directing, means Transportation MVT 2006, 15-17 Nov.2006 Timisoara, Romania, ISBN -10: 973-638-284- Intelligent Transport Systems 2; ISBN-13: 978-638-284-2, Sec.1, pp 27-36; RESULTS 6. Minca Cr, Cipleu A, Vandici I, Draghici A, RESEARCH CONTRACTS Regards on dynamic steady-state tire- CEEX Nr. X2C25/5 din 11.09.2006, P-CD ( pavement interaction, Proceeding of the 1st AMTRANS) 2006 Advanced information and route Inter-national Conference on Motor Vehicle quidance system for vehicle drivers and travellers and Transportation MVT 2006, 15-17 using digital maps –SAIGHID, Director, Nov.2006 Timisoara, Romania, ISBN -10: Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Dumitru IANCULUI, total value 973-638-284-2; ISBN-13: 978-638-284-2, 2006-2008: 130,778 RON (Phase 1, 12,588). Sec.1, pp 37-44; 7. Stefanescu W, Road activity and the Risk BOOKS Factors, Bul. St. UPT, Tom 51(65) 2006, 1.Ionel Vandici, Road Safety (published in Fasc.1,2 , ISSN 1224-6050, pp.18-24 Romanian), Eurobit Publishing House, Timisoara 8. Stefanescu W, Pugna A, Stefanescu P, The 2006 ISBN(10) 973-673-055-2 , 136 pages Road Transport and the Environment, Bul. St. 2.Ionel Vandici, Road Vehicles, Eurobit Publishing UPT, Tom 51(65) 2006, Fasc.1,2 , ISSN 1224- House, Timisoara 2006, ISBN(11) 978-973-673- 6050, pp.104-117 066-5, 84 pages PhD THESIS 3.Ionel Vandici, The vehicles driving technique, Eurobit Publishing House, Timisoara 2006, ISBN Caba Ioan Ladislau - Contributions regarding the 973-8181-56-9, 56 pages improvement of the designing and working parameters of the machine parts belonging to the 4.Adrian Cipleu, Shock Behaviour of Surface gathering and transportation fibers fodder treated Steels, Eurobit Publishing House, Timisoara machines, PhD Supervisor Prof.dr.eng. Ioan 2006, ISBN(10) 973-620-229-1, ISBN(13) 978- DANILA 973-620-229-2, 201 pages PhD STUDENTS PUBLISHED PAPERS PhD Supervisor Prof.dr.eng. Ioan DANILA 1. Gonczi A, Iancului D, 006. Romania at the Gates of the EU – a Road Safety Policy 1. Eng.Cristian MINCA: Studies on tyre – road Assessment, 2In “On Safe Roads in the XXth interaction in particular motion conditions Century”. 25-27 October, 2006. Budapest 2. Eng. Lucian IRIMIE: Contributions to the 2. Gonczi A, Iancului D, An Assessment of the improvement of vehicle manoeuvrability Road Safety Policies in Romania, Proceeding 3. Eng. Alin PEIA: Research on technical of the 1st Inter-national Conference on Motor analysis of road accidents Vehicle and Transportation MVT 2006, 15-17 Nov.2006 Timisoara, Romania, ISBN -10: 4. Werner BIRCHAM: Contribution to the 973-638-284-2; ISBN-13: 978-638-284-2, improvement of the fodder plant harvesters Sec.4, pp 19-24; FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 219 PhD Supervisor Prof.dr.eng. Constantin STEFAN Lect.sr.eng. Attila GONCZI Lect.dr.eng. Werner STEFANESCU 1. Eng. Marius BUZEREA, Research on Assit.dr.eng. Ionel VANDICI automation of fruit and vegetable primary Assist. dr.eng. Adrian CIPLEU processing Assist.eng. Petre PADUCEL 2. Eng. Radu TARCAET, Research on pre- Assist. eng. Remus URSULESCU cleaning and pre-drying of cereal grains with Eng. Lucian IRIMIE normal temperature air 3. Eng. Ioan INDRE, Research on factors which CONTACT influence the capacity of the transversal fan 4. Ion ON Research on the usage of solar energy Lect. dr. eng. Werner STEFANESCU for hay drying; firstname.lastname@example.org: email@example.com 5. Florin PAVEL, Implementing the transversal Faculty of Mechanical Engineering fan in hay drying using normal temperature air 1 Mihai Viteazu Bv. Timişoara, RO-300222, Romania RESEARCH TEAM Tel.: +40-256-403720 Prof.dr.eng. Ioan DANILA- cons.prof Fax: +40-256-403520 Prof.dr.eng. Constantin STEFAN- cons.prof. Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Dumitru IANCULUI RESEARCH CENTER IN STRENGTH OF MATERIALS AND SAFETY OF MECHANICAL STRUCTURES, CABLES AND CONDUCTORS RESEARCH AREAS Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics Behaviour of composite materials at static loading and fatigue, cracking mechanism, plates behaviour at dynamic loading Life-time prolongation of steels at high temperatures Accuracy of solutions involved in the stress calculus of curved specimens Physical properties of aluminium, steel- aluminium and steel conductors KEYWORDS Wire and wire ropes and round steel chains Wohler’s curve, fatigue crack propagation, crack closure, displacement at crack opening, computer High temperature behaviour of steels, stability tests, life – time, fracture tenacity, stress intensity and creep of long vertical pipes, curved beams coefficient KIC, J – integral, fatigue at variable stress analysis deformation, cumulative degradation at variable Analysis and tests about behaviour of loading, macroscopically aspects at fatigue fracture, materials belonging of heavy devices being out dynamic fatigue, safety and risk, probabilistical of working life-time aspects of fatigue and fracture mechanics, defects toleration, conductors, stress, strain, modulus of Numerical analysis and simulation of stress elasticity, creep, ambient temperature, thermal response of different structures properties, term elasticity, thermal fatigue, fracture, pipes under pressure, composite materials, fatigue, dynamical, loads, composite plots. 220 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING FIELD DESCRIPTION RESEARCH TEAM Endurance of Steel wire ropes and round steel Prof.dr.eng. Nicolae NEGUŢ chains, service and fatigue life, stress - strain, Prof.dr.eng. Ion DUMITRU bending, ropes and chains for cranes and other Prof.dr.eng. Nicolae FAUR hoisting or transporting machines. Prof.dr.eng. Pavel TRIPA Stress - Strain Test. Curves` equations for initial Prof.dr.eng. Josif HAJDU composite, steel and aluminium, final composite, Prof.dr.eng. Tiberiu BABEU steel and aluminium. Prof.dr.eng. Constantin CRISTUINEA Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Dana SILAGHI PERJU Studies concerning the life-time prolongation of Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Liviu MARŞAVINA steels at high temperatures, studies about the Lect.dr.eng. Marcela SAVA accuracy of solutions involved in the stress calculus Lect.dr.eng. Mihai HLUŞCU of curved specimens. Researches can be used by Lect.dr.eng. Nicolaie CIOBOTARU electro technical materials industry and distributing Assist.eng. Iuliu SISAK electrical energy units. There are also useful in Assist.eng. Radu NEGRU order to participate to international auctions. Eng. Herman SEGAL Studies concerning the behaviour of composite Eng. Laurentiu CULEA materials at static loading and fatigue, cracking Eng. Claudia SECRIERU mechanism, plate’s behaviour at dynamic loading. Eng. Maria SECHEI There is analysed the influence of working life-time RESEARCH OFFERS of different types of steel belonging, of minning Bending endurance testing, Tensile fatigue testing, equipments being out of working life-time. There Experimental stress analysis, Fatigue prediction, were performed some researches regarding the Research on wires, Standards (ISO-TC 85), Stress- behaviour at variable loads, impacts and also strain, Breaking test, Creep at ambient temperature fracture mechanics analysis. test for 6 month, 1 year, 10 years creep; Creep at ambient temperature tests of aluminium Study – test for composite materials, Stress and steel-aluminium conductors in order to certify concentration and fatigue, Composite materials their quality. The loading and unloading behaviours structures computation; are described by typical diagrams and equations of curves have been estimated. Experimental Expert study of equipment for heavy machines with researches were performed at ambiental and results expired life-time, Fracture mechanics testing, were extra poled beginning 100 or 1000 hours to Fatigue with impact, Non-destructive testing; 10000 hours. High Temperature Study of Creep Properties, ACTIVITIES Theoretical Analysis and Creep Computation for pipes Stability and Creep for vertical long pipes The life – time estimation of some strength elements (wire ropes, links, springs, etc) at RESEARCH CONTRACTS imposed loading levels The strength at fatigue estimation of some 1. PNCDI CEEX nr.147/1.08.2006, The steel and welded elements participation and integration promotion of the The analysis of the influence of simulated Romanian Scientific Research at the 7th main defects about the fatigue strength at welded programme concerning the mechanisation of elements the agricultural works, production and durable The estimation of KIC and JIC for some management of the resources of agricultural machine parts steels soil, Project Manager: Faur Nicolae, Value: The estimation of the dynamic tenacity 25,000 RON coefficients KIdc and JIdc 2. PNCDI CEEX nr.128/1.08.2006, The The analysis of crack propagation at cyclic participation and integration promotion the 7th loading and under repeated shocks main programme and development of the Estimation of mechanical characteristics National Network of Excellency in the field of obtained at variable loads surety and the security in transport; Project Computer programme analysis for durability Manager: Faur Nicolae, Value: 25,000 RON of a bar belonging to a heavy minning 3. PNCDI CEEX nr.228/1.08.2006, The machine, by using fracture mechanics theory development and promotion of Excellency Design devices for hanging cracking pipes Romanian Research for surface traffic and the Theoretical and experimental studies of safety of traffic by connecting at the European vertical long specimens under compressive programs (pc7), Project Manager: Faur Nicolae, loading also into account thermal effects. Value: 25,000 RON FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 221 4. GRANT CNCSIS COD 372/2006, The DOCTORAL STUDIES modelling studies of the rolling way – PhD THESIS environment of the urban traffic for passengers, 1. Branzan Ovidiu, Extension durability Project Manager: Neguţ Nicolae, Value: study of the pipe lines used in petroleum 280,000 RON products transportation, PhD coordinator: Iosif 5. CEEX Nr.153/2006, Technology and Hajdu, 28.11.2006, ecological installation for stress-relieving of 2. Sisak Iuliu, Creep study contributions casted, forged or welded steels assemblies, concerning aerial high voltage steel-aluminium Project Manager: Pavel Tripa, Value: 5,000 electrical cables, PhD coordinator: Hajdu Iosif, RON 23.02.2006 6. CNCSIS 177 Tema 23 Tip A, 2006, Implementation of probabilistic methods in PhD THEMES fracture mechanics for durability estimation, Scientific supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. Ion Dumitru: Project Manager: Liviu Marsavina, Value: 1. Cernescu Anghel Vasile, Studies about 15,800 RON expert systems use for evaluating integrity 7. PNCDI–CEEX AMCSIT Nr.202/20.07.2006, structures, Modelling and simulation of the composite 2. Branzei Nelu Florin, Some research materials from aeronautic industry at complex regarding the durability of a coupling system loads, Project Manager: Liviu Marsavina, for railway wagons, Value: 10,000 RON 3. Cornea Gheorhe, Some research regarding the stiffness of a test machine for cables and 8. PNCDI–CEEX RELANSIN Nr.255/11.09.06, conductors with lengths over 10 m, Technological platform of electrochemical 4. Secrieru Claudia, Applications of Fractal surface engineering for advanced materials: Analysis in the case of dynamic fracture, with applications in structural integrity and 5. Sechei Ramona Maria, Technical and reliability evaluation of structures, Project experimental research regarding dynamic Manager: Liviu Marsavina, Value: 5,000 RON toughness KId , JId 9. PNCDI–CEEX AMCSIT Nr.262/12.09.2006, Scientific supervisor: Prof.dr.eng. Iosif Hajdu: Hybrid assemblies with adhesives and bolts for 6. Culea Laurentiu, Crack initialization in composite materials and aluminium alloys, copper based blades used in electrical motors Project Manager: Liviu Marsavina, Value: collector parts, 20,650 RON 7. Negru Radu, Studies of stress 10. 497/26.07.2006, Tests on alluminium and steel concentrations in biaxial stress and strain conductors with round wires, cabled in states, concentrics layers, in concordance with IEC 61089 and EN 50182, Project Manager: PUBLICATIONS Dumitru Ion, Beneficiary: SC. PRYSMIAN, BOOKS Slatina, Value: 5,600 RON 1. Faur, N., Mechanics of Materials, (in 11. 562/29.11.2006, Measure the remanent Romanian), Politehnica Publishing House, deformations at compression static test with Timisoara, ISBN 973-625-011-3, 300 pages Fmax = 2000N, on hinge mark, Project Manager: Dumitru Ion, Beneficiary: S.C. FRIGOGLAS 2. Tripa, P., Hluşcu, M., Strength of Materials. SRL Moravita, Value: 1,600 RON Basic Concepts and Applications, (in 12. BC 548/02.11.2006, Tensometric measures and Romanian), Vol.1, Ed.Mirton, Timişoara, principal deformationd measures for ISBN(10) 973-661-934-6, 395 pages passengers scale tractable and manageable s- 3. Marşavina, L., Experimental methods for ro1, concordant with point 3.15 chapter 3 in testing programm, Project Manager: Faur determining the fracture toughness, (in Nicolae, Beneficiary: SC SAERO SRL, Romanian), Ed.Politehnica, ISBN 973-625-934- Timişoara, Value: 9,600 RON 6, pages 205 13. 48c/2006, Compresion test on packing bins 4. Neguţ,N., Automotive Bodies with Frames, (in perfusabile solutions, Project Manager: Faur Romanian), Ed. Politehnica, ISBN: 973-625- Nicolae, Beneficiary: HELVETICA 334-1, pages 210 PROFARM SA, Timişoara, Value: 3,600 RON 14. 432/2006, Study of stress and strain state in a PAPERS plate for sustaining a cooling aggregate, 1. Dumitru,I.,Marsavina,L., Faur, N., Researches Project Manager: Liviu Marşavina, Timişoara, Regarding Impact Fatique, Journal of Sound Value: 350 RON 222 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING and Vibration Nr.12 ISSN : 0022-460X 2006, bars, Proceedings of the XII National pag.13-37 Symposium of Mechanical Fracture, 3-4 November 2006, Targoviste, ISBN (10) 973- 2. Dumitru,I., Some consideration on SINTAP 7616-48-0 ISSN (13) 978-973-716-48-7, PROGRAMME, Revue of Fracture Mechanics, pag.33-40 Nr.1/2006, ISSN (10) 973-7616-48-0, ISBN (13) 978-973-7616-48-7, pag.13-20, 12. Negruţiu, M., Sinescu, C., Negru, R., Românu, M., Haiduc, C., Bone degradation due to the 3. Dumitru,I., Cipleu,A., Some Consideration on tensions generated by fixed partial prosthesis. Dynamic Fracture, Revista de Mecanica A three-dimensional photo elastic approach, Ruperii Nr.1/2006, ISSN (10) 973-7616-48-0, 12_th Swiss Conference on Biomaterials, SSB ISBN (13) 978-973-7616-48-7, pag.27-32 10 May 2006, European Cells and Materials 4. Secrieru, C., Dumitru, I., Some Consideration Vol.11, Suppl.2, 2006, ISSN 1473-2262, Regarding the Application on Fractal Analysis pag.24-29 in the Study on Materials Fracture, Buletinul 13. Hluscu,M., Mechanical characteristics of a stiintific si Tehnic al Universitatii ferritic steel utilized in central heating-and- “Politehnica” Timisoara Tom 51(65) power plants, with temperature and the Fas.4/2006, ISSN 1224-6077, pag.7-14 operating time, Conference of Energetical 5. Dumitru, I., Faur, N., Cipleu, A., Impact Engineering CIE Oradea 2006, ISSN 1583- Fatique Research for Futher Development, 0691, pag.189-194 Proceedings of the 5th International Congress 14. Sinescu, C., Hluşcu, M., Negruţiu, M., of Croatian Society of Mechanics Trogir, Românu, M., Teeth preparations degradation Croatir, sept. 21-23/2006, ISBN 953-96243-8- due to the tensions generated by adhesive fixed 9, pag.1-8 partial prosthesis on the prosthetic field. A 6. Dumitru, I., Faur, N., Characteristics numerical simulation approach, 12_th Swiss Regarding the Durability Assessment at Impact Conference on Biomaterials SSB 10 May 2006, Fatique Tests pI-II, 11th International European Cells and Materials Vol.11, Suppl.2, Symposium on Expert. Stress Analysis, and 2006, ISSN 1473-2262, pag.30-35 Testing Material, Bacau, 2006, MOCM 12 15. Sinescu, C., Hluşcu, M., Negruţiu,M., Volume 3-Romanian Technical Sciences Românu, M., Numerical investigation of the Academy 2006 ISSN 1224-7480, pag.77- 84 strength behaviour for a adhesive fixed partial prosthesis, Revue “Tehnica Dentară”, anul V, 7. Faur, N., Dumitru, I., Marsavina, L., Nr.20, 2006, ISSN 1583-2937, pag.34-39 Researches Regarding the Behaviour under Compression of the Boxes Made of a Single 16. Tripa, P., Creep influence on the life-time of a Cornugated Board, 11th International cracked steam pipe, Conference of Energetical Symposium on Expert. Stress Analysis, and Engineering CIE Oradea 2006, ISSN 1583- Testing Material, Bacau, 2006, MOCM 12 0691, pag.183-188 Vol.3 ISSN 1224-7480, pag.85-88 17. Hluşcu, M., Tripa,P., Mechanical tests to 8. Sandu, L., N., Faur, Bortun, C., Three estimate the behaviour of A42C steel function dimensional finite element analysis on of temperature, ŞTIINŢĂ şi INGINERIE, Sebeş preferable cast circumferential claps arms 2006, Vol. 9, ISBN-10 973-8130-82-4, page. design, Quitessenz Zahntech 32, nr.4, 2006, 553-558 ISSN 0340-4641, pg. 372-381 18. Secrieru, C., Dumitru, I., Considerations 9. Dumitru, I., Faur, N., Characteristics concerning the application of the fractals in regarding the durability assessment at impact fracture mechanics, Revue of Fracture fatigue tests, 11th International Symposium on Mechanics, Nr.1/2006, ISSN (10) 973-7616- Expert. Stress Analysis, and Testing Material, 48-0, ISNB (13) 978-973-7616-48-7, pag.49- Bacau, 2006, MOCM 12 Vol.3 ISSN 1224- 57, 7480, pag.77-80 19. Tripa,P., Hluşcu, M., Assessment procedure of 10. Sava, M., Analysis, evaluation and life-time on the basis of creep crack growth, implementation of an associative model for ŞTIINŢĂ şi INGINERIE, Sebeş 2006, Vol. 9, metal powders, Buletinul Stiintific Seria ISBN-10 973-8130-82-4, page. 559-564 Mecanică al Universitatii “Politehnica” Timisoara, Tom 51(65) Fas.4/2006, ISSN 20. Glevitykz, M., Silaghi-Perju, D, Perju, D., 1224-6077, pag.1-6 Mathematical modelling of carbon dioxide variation regarding the main parameters which 11. Marsavina, L., Faur, N., Culea, L., Study of the ensure the quality of cola- type soft drinks, cracks initiation in the copper commutator FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 223 Analele Univ. Ovidius, vol. XVII, 2006, ISSN A special attention will be granted to new materials, 1223-7221, pag.168-173 and also to traditional materials with unknown mechanical characteristics regarding the fatigue PERSPECTIVES behaviour. The researches in the fields of fatigue and fracture CONTACT mechanics present a topical interest. The implementation of new equipments in the Prof.dr.eng. Nicolae FAUR laboratory of fatigue and fracture mechanics and Faculty of Mechanical Engineering the inclusion of the laboratory as a part of the Bul. Mihai Viteazu, nr. 1, 300223 Timişoara National Research Centre in Construction and Tel: +40-256-403577 Fatigue, BCUM, code CNCSIS 19, will allow the Fax: +40-256-403572 extension of the researches to new directions and E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org will offer the opportunity to solve any request in this field. RESEARCH GROUP IN PLASTICS MANUFACTURING R.G.P.M. GENERAL PRESENTATION AND MISSION Study of the manufacturing techniques, rapid The Research Group in Plastics prototyping and reverse engineering of the Manufacturing (R.G.P.M) is organized in the corresponding moulds Department of Manufacturing Engineering (TCM) Study of the flexible cells for plastics as a research unit and transfer of technology of the manufacturing “Politehnica” University of Timişoara. Study of the quality systems and maintenance R.G.P.M mission is to coordinate teams of in plastics manufacturing researchers from the Department of Manufacturing Engineering (TCM), Faculty of Mechanical KEYWORDS Engineering, who are developing programs in the Plasturgy, Manufacturing engineering, rapid plastic injection, rapid prototyping, three- prototyping and three-dimensional measurements, dimensional measurements, reverse engineering Reverse engineering, cold forming, Non-traditional and ultrasonic activation of plastic parts machining processes, Equipment and technologies manufacturing. for non-conventional technological processes, Piezoceramic traductors, Quality assurance. RESEARCH FIELDS ACTIVITIES The main fields of research are: R.G.P.M assure the co-ordination and Computer aided design and manufacturing of development of scientifically research (PhD. plastic parts (CAD / CAM) programs, post-graduated programs) and the Computer aided design and manufacturing of training programs. The PhD. programs injection moulds for plastic materials coordinated by R.G.P.M are in the field of Ultrasonic activation of plastic and composite Industrial Engineering. materials processing 224 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING The research teams from R.G.P.M. develop: 19. CNCSIS TD58GR/19.05.2006, Theme 5, code fundamental and applicative research activities; CNCSIS 85 - An experimental study on products and technology design activities; improving the quality of products from technological development and technology polymeric materials using de reverse transfer all attending the present industrial engineering process, Director: Assist. Eng. demands. Cristian Cosma, Value:18.000 lei R.G.P.M. is involved in national and international research programs and organizes PUBLICATIONS different scientific meetings (seminars, BOOKS conferences etc.). 9. Iclănzan T., Stan D., Valuation of patented Participation to grant competitions through invention (published in Romanian), CNCSIS, national programes CEEX, Politehnica Publishing House, Timişoara, RELANSIN, AMTRANS, INFRAS, 2006, ISBN: 973-625-203-5, 250 pages MATNANTECH etc. 10. Iclănzan T., Manufacturing technology for Developing of fundamental and applicative plastic and composite materials (published in research activities, technological development Romanian), Politehnica Publishing House, for the present industrial demands, Timişoara, 2006, ISBN:(10)973-625-372-4 P. T. R. G. members are part of the following (13)973-625-372-0, 352 pages professional bodies and associations: 11. Tulcan A., Iclănzan T., Tulcan L., Control AGIR – The General Association of the systems (published in Romanian), Politehnica Engineers in Romania Publishing House, Timişoara, 2006, ISBN: AUIF – Academic Association of (10)973-625-373-2, (13)978-973-625-373-7, Manufacturing Engineering in Romania 323 pages ARTN – Romanian Association of Nonconventional Technologies PUBLISHED PAPERS RESEARCH CONTRACTS 81. Tulcan A, Seiculescu V., Iclănzan T., Stan D., 14. Contract CEEX 41/2005 – IMAN – Innovative Bernath A., Virtual simulation of a coordinate Manufacturing Network, Director Professor measuring machine behaviour for high-speed Tudor Iclanzan.Value: 135.000 RON measurement, The 5-th International Conference FOCOMP´06, Krakow, Poland, 15. Contract CEEX 265/2006 – ULTRATECH 22-24 Nov, 2006, Published by AGH Virtual research center for integrated University of Science and Technology, technologies with applications of the electro- Krakow, ISBN 83-88309-41-2, pp.167-175 acoustic energy in the advanced materials engineering. Director: Professor Tudor 82. Dume, A. I., Stan, D., Cosma, C., Faur, N., Iclanzan . Value: 206.300 RON The contact scanning application for dental prosthesis, Academic Journal of 16. Contract CEEX 130/2006 – MATEPROF Manufacturing Engineering, vol. 4, no. 2/2006 Materials, technologies and equipment for 2D ISSN 1583-7904, pp. 29-35 and 3D cold forming. Director: Professor Tudor Iclanzan. Value: 340.000 RON 83. Dume, A. I., Cosma, C., Stan, D., Iclanzan, T. The study of the rapid prototyping technique 17. Contracts nr. 434/2006/ ESSER, nr. 435/2006/ on the MODELA MDX 15 machine, Academic ELBA, nr. 436/2006/ SOLPLUS, nr. 437/2006/ Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, vol. 4, SALOMON, nr. 493/2006/ LEMAN, nr. no. 3/2006, ISSN 1583-7904, pp. 32-38 552/2006/ YAZAKI, Technical assistance for master level training in the field of polymeric 84. Stan D., Iclănzan T., Abadie J.H. – L’effet and composite materials products re- thermo – peliculaire de surface de l’activation engineering. Director Professor Tudor ultrasonique des polymeres fondus sous Iclanzan. Value: 36.000 RON (cumulated) pression – CAE and new materials – Summer school, 2006 Timişoara – Romanie. Ed. 18. CNCSIS A1/GR181/2006, The reverse Orizonturi Universitare, ISBN (10)973-638- engineering concept by using the rapid 266-4, pp. 175-194 prototyping technologies with the three- dimensional measurements techniques, 85. Groza B., Iclănzan T., Dumitrescu C., Tăroată Director: Lecturer dr. eng. Aurel Tulcan, A. – Neural network framework for Value:10.000 lei optimization of enterprise resource planning – IEEE Canada, Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 225 CCEGE+CCGEI Ottawa 2006, ISBN (13) electronic guns, Thesis supervisor: Prof. 978-973-638-266-6, pp. 66-73 Tudor Iclănzan 86. Tamas M.I., Iclănzan T. – New Methods in 6. Cosma Cristian, Quality amelioration study of Rapid Prototyping Using Open Source – products from polymeric materials in injection Academic Journal of Manufacturing processes, Thesis supervisor: Prof. Tudor Engineering, vol. 4, no. 4/2006, ISSN 1583- Iclănzan 7904, pp.52-62. 7. Dume Adrian-Ilie, Rapid prototyping 87. Cosma C., Iclănzan T., Dume A.I., Tulcan A., techniques optimizations using the milling Rapid prototyping for reverse engineering, process in the case of the removal module, Academic Journal of Manufacturing Thesis supervisor: Prof. Tudor Iclănzan Engineering, vol.4, no2/2006, ISSN 1583- 7904, pp. 17-22 RESEARCH TEAM 88. Cosma C., Dume A., Pamintas E., Iclanzan T., R.G.P.M. consists of research teams with Machining improvement of milling rapid common research projects, in the Department of prototyping processes, Proceedings of the Manufacturing Engineering. The human resources International Conference on Manufacturing consist of researchers which are doctor degree Systems ICMaS, 26-27 October 2006, graduates or which leads post-graduates programs. Bucharest, Romanian Academy Publishing Also, in the team are working post-graduates and House, ISSN 1842-3183, pp. 255-260 master students. The management is assured by the PhD THESIS team leader and the scientific board. 2. Chirilă Valentin, Researches regarding the The members of the research team are: properties improvement of the injection Prof. dr. eng. Tudor Iclănzan – team leader composites from polypropylene with VGCNF3, Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Valentin Seiculescu Thesis supervisor: Prof. Tudor Iclănzan Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Daniel Stan Lect. dr. eng. Aurel Tulcan 3. Laţcu Petru, Theoretical and experimental Assist. Eng. Florin Ferician research on the pin-tool used in the Assist. Eng. Cristian Cosma autofrettage process of the artillery barrels, Assist. Eng. Adrian Dume Thesis supervisor: Prof. Tudor Iclănzan Eng. Alin Sirbu, PhD student In course PhD THEMES CONTACT 4. Groza Bogdan Gruia, Optimization of the Prof.dr.eng. Tudor ICLĂNZAN – team leader management integrated systems in industrial Faculty of Mechanical Engineering engineering, Thesis supervisor: Prof. Tudor Bul. Mihai Viteazu, nr. 1 Iclănzan 300222, Timişoara, Romania 5. Ferician Florin Cornel, Researches on the Tel : +40-256-403611 technological possibilities of using the plasma Fax: +40-256-403523 E-mail: email@example.com RESEARCH GROUP IN ROBOTICS RESEARCH FIELDS KEYWORDS Trajectory generation and motion planning are major Robot, modeling, path planning, motion generation, problems in the creation of autonomous robots. These trajectory, workspace problems interact with other important problems, including geometric, kinematic and dynamic ACTIVITIES modelling, real-time motion control, sensing and task Robot’s mechanics, dynamic modeling, robot path planning. Workspace modelling offers knowledge planning, robot motion generation, workspace about the environment where the robot has to modeling, robot-workspace complex system accomplish its task. modeling. 226 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING PROJECTS Section I Virtual Engineering. Automation. Management and engineering, Volume 5/88 Contract A1/GR181/19.05.06, Theme 37, CNCSIS September 2006, ISSN 1310-3946, pp. 68-70 code 198, Knowledge based system for developing of assisted learning technology, Value for 2006: PERSPECTIVES 20100 RON Modelling of a vehicle-workspace system, in order PUBLICATIONS to optimize the typical activities, will allow experiments using virtual spaces, created by the 1. Drăgulescu D., Stoicănescu C., Toth-Taşcău user, available for any application, reducing the M., Dreucean M., Path planning of a mobile cost price and allowing an assisted learning both in robot in a virtual laboratory, 6th International education and healthcare. Conference Research and Development in Mechanical Industry RaDMI 2006, Papers RESEARCH TEAM from Sessions A, B, C, D, E, Budva, Prof.dr.eng. Doina Drăgulescu, Muntenegro, 13-17 September 2006, ISBN 86- Prof.dr.eng. Mirela Toth-Taşcău, 83803-21-X (HTMS), pp. 1-6 Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Mircea Dreucean, 2. Drăgulescu D., Stoicănescu C., Toth-Taşcău Asist.dr.eng. Lucian Rusu M., Dreucean M., Stoia I., Mobile Robot Motion Simulation In A Virtual Laboratory, CONTACT Mechanical Engineering Technologies`06, V Prof.dr.eng. Doina DRĂGULESCU International Congress, 20-23.09.2006 Varna, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering BULGARIA, Section I Virtual Engineering. Automation. Management and engineering, Mechanics and Vibrations Department Volume 5/88 September 2006, ISSN 1310- Bul. Mihai Viteazu, no. 1, 300222 Timişoara 3946, pp. 71-74 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 3. Toth-Taşcău M., Drăgulescu D., Dreucean M., Tel: +40-256-403637 Improving the Path Planning Simulation Based Fax: +40-256-403637 on Visibility Graph Method, Mechanical http://cmpicsu.upt.ro Engineering Technologies`06, V International Congress, 20-23.09.2006 Varna, BULGARIA, RESEARCH GROUP IN MECHANICS AND VIBRATIONS OF TEXTILE MACHINES RESEARCH FIELDS PUBLICATIONS Study of acoustic field (noise level, frequency 1. Balta, A., Balta, H., Chiriac, A., spectra) of weaving machines Determination of Error Probability Study of dynamics of motion of knitting Concerning the Study of Vibration of the machines Rotary Knitting Machine with two KEYWORDS Cylinders, of MATEC Type, Scientific Bull. Of the “Politehnica” Univ. of Vibrations, weaving machine, knitting machine Timişoara, Transact. on Electronics and ACTIVITIES Communications, Tom 51(65), Fasc.1, 2006, p.74-78, ISSN 1583-3380 Experimental determinations of vibration and 2. Balta, A., Chiriac, A., Balta, H., Study on noise level the Vibrations of the Matec-Silver Rotary Modelling of mechanisms of weaving Knitting Machine, Proceed. Of Papers of machines the 20th Intern. Conf. on Noise and Study of dynamics of rotary knitting machines Vibration, Tara, Serbia and Montenegro, RESULTS 2006, p.1-6, ISBN ID 20-43 3. Chiriac, A., Luca, G., Vigaru, C., Sur Determination of resonance angular vibrations l’Équation de Mouvement d’une Machine of rotary knitting machines à Tricoter Circulaire Spéciale, Studia Determination of acoustic field of weaving-mils Universitatis “Vasile Goldiş”, Arad, 2006, and elaboration of methods of reduction of the p.164-171, ISSN 1842-0508 noxious effects FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 4. Luca, G., Vigaru, C., Chiriac, A., Lect. dr. eng. Gheorghe Luca Experimental and Theoretical Assist. eng. Cosmina Vigaru, PhD. student Contributions Concerning the Critical Eng. Adriana Baltă, PhD. student Number of Rotations of Spindles at Assoc. prof. dr. eng. Nicolae Herişanu Spinning Machines, Studia Universitatis “Vasile Goldis”, Arad, 2006, p.147-152, PERSPECTIVES ISSN 1842-0508 Study of vibrations and noises at knitting 5. Vigaru, C., Luca, G., Chiriac, A., Study of rotary machines Vibration at the Launching Mechanism of Experimental determinations concerning the the Sulzer Weaving Machine, Studia level of vibrations at classical weaving Universitatis “Vasile Goldis”, Arad, 2006, machines and new generations of weaving p.172-178, ISSN 1842-0508 machines PhD THESIS CONTACT Baltă Adriana Elena, Working improvement of Prof. Dr. eng. Adrian CHIRIAC system of knitting machines by realizing of mechanisms that eliminate the shocks and Faculty of Mechanical Engineering vibrations and, also, by optimizing the commands, Bd. Mihai Viteazu, nr.1 28 Sept 2006, PhD coordinator: Cioară Titus 300222 TIMIŞOARA E-mail: email@example.com RESEARCH TEAM Tel: +40-256-403627 Prof. dr. eng. Adrian Chiriac RESEARCH GROUPS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY AND ENGINEERING GRAPHICS Researches in THE PARAMETRIC ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS MODELLING IN ACCORDANCE TO THE ISO STANDARDS "STEP" AND "PLIB" USED The parametric and feature-based modelling it FOR MODEL DESCRIPTION AND is the main subject of the discipline “The ISO EXCHANGE OF PRODUCT DATA modelling of the advanced mechanical systems”, taught to the students of the master KEYWORDS: ISO standardization, products specialization Computer Aided Design of the Advanced Mechanical Systems. The FIELD DESCRIPTION applications were realized in the MDT and Inventor and CATIA design environments. The research theme will develop the necessary knowledge base and create appropriate conditions A special chapter regarding the STEP and for the implementation in the Romanian industry of PLIB standards was created within the course. the current ISO elements regarding a unitary, standardized description and exchange of the The problem regarding the importance of ISO product model data, starting from the design stage, standards was broadly developed at the and continuing all along the product life cycle. The disciplines taught by the team members. research team aims to aware the Romanian A debate about the STEP and STEP-NC economical environment about the necessity of a standards was organized with the master continuous adjustment to the world market and the students in CAD specialization. A master concurrence requirements in manufacturing and dissertation including appropriate STEP selling industrial products. The team cooperates subjects was sustained in 2006. with the Romanian National Standardizing Authority in adopting and applying the "STEP" and Researches in E-LEARNING IN COMPUTER "PLIB" ISO standards. AIDED DESIGN RESEARCH TEAM KEYWORDS Interactive educational instruments, CAD technique Prof.dr.eng. Lia DOLGA Assist.eng. Mihai REVENCU FIELD DESCRIPTION Lect. Dr.eng. Doina SAFTENCU The main goal of this program consists in creating Eng. Gheorghe PASCA, master student and developing more adaptive and flexible 228 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING educational instruments. New interactive learning ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS and teaching methods were studied and XI-th student professional contest “Student experimented. Based on the integration of the CAD” was organized in May, oriented on the individual instructional methods and the group 2D AutoCAD graphics and on the 3D training procedures, more software packages were Modelling and Parametric Design in Inventor developed to help students of different ages in Environment and CATIA Environment learning CAD techniques. A initiation presentation 3D Modelling for the RESEARCH TEAM Mechanic Engineering profile was organized in Prof.dr.eng. Lia DOLGA co-operation with Autodesk Centre assignee Assist.eng. Mihai REVENCU from the UST Lille during the month of Eng. Gheorghe PASCA, master student November 2006 ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS Researches in THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PARAMETRIC MODELS IN RELIABILITY OF The electronic support was developed for the MECANIC COMPONENTS CAD disciplines taught by the team members to be used in the Intranet and Internet networks FIELD DESCRIPTION Some team members graduated a training The main goal of this program consists in modeling course organized by SIVECO and became AEL of the mechanical parameters dependence in instructors, within the SEI project regarding the comportment of machines during the exploitation Development of the Romanian Education using the CAD and FEM techniques to develop the System. specific software packages in this field. Researches in NEW METHODS, PROCEDURES KEYWORDS AND PROGRAMS TO EDUCATE THE THREE- Modeling software, CAD, FEM DIMENSIONAL VISION OF THE STUDENTS RESEARCH TEAM KEYWORDS Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Mircea VODA Descriptive geometry, 3D vision, technical Prof.dr.eng. Viorel A.SERBAN representation Assist.eng. Marian DǍNǍIAŢǍ FIELD DESCRIPTION Assist.eng. Hannelore FILIPESCU Eng. Adriana BACILA, PhD student Beginning from the first study year, the preoccupation to develop the 3-dimensional vision ACTIVITIES AND RESULTS holds a principal function, because of its The co-operation agreement with the Mechanic importance in training many other engineering Laboratory of Lille, France, in the field of disciplines. The education of the student's 3D vision Study and modeling fatigue was pursued. is a complex and long-standing process and needs Financing for PhD study was obtained from many exercises, diversified methods, ample ALSTOM and LML France, for eng. Adriana teaching experience. The activity uses descriptive Bacila, having as a subject the Crack geometry methods and representations to develop simulations system for am metallic elements the space vision and the ability to imagine and under a charge. The PhD thesis will be stand in understand three-dimensional objects. New 2007. methods were developed to test students' abilities in A poster was presented in the International imaging and representing different technical parts. Congress on Fatigue Damage of Structural RESEARCH TEAM Materials VI, Hyannis, USA, and September 17 – 22, 2006 by Bacila, Voda, Serban, and Prof.dr.eng. Iulia VOIA Mesmacque. Prof.dr.eng. Lia DOLGA Assoc.prof.dr.eng. Mircea VODA PUBLICATIONS Lect.dr.eng. Mihaela CRETU-NICA PUBLISHED PAPERS Lect. Dr.eng. Doina SAFTENCU Lect. Dr.eng. Arseniu PECICAN 1. Ilie, M., Kneip, J-C., Mattei, S., Nichici, A., Assist.eng. Ileana MLADIN Through-transmission welding of polymers: Assist.eng. Petrica M. DANAIATA Effects of particles on laser beam scattering, Assist.eng. Silviu DUMITRAS 25th International Congress on Applications of Assist.eng. Mariana ILIE Lasers & Electro-Optics,30 octomber-2 Assist. eng. Mihai REVENCU November 2006, Scottsdale, AZ USA, LIA Assist. eng. Ladislau WALKOVSZKY Pub:599, ISBN 0-912035-85-4, Vol. 99, pp 355-361 (CD-ROM) FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 229 2. Ilie, M., Speka, M., Kneip, J-C., Mattei, S., the steel and aluminum structures used in Nichici, A., Soudage laser par transparence des transports, in the case of the random charges , thermoplastiques: Effets des charges sur le grant CNCSIS – A – theme 6, code 359, nr. procédé, Matériaux 2006, 13-17 november, GR226/14.09.2006, Director: Assist.Prof. dr. Dijon, France, ISBN 978-2-9528-1400-3, eng. Mircea Voda, Value for 2006: 25.000 pp210-217 (CD-ROM) RON 3. Voia, I., The professor’s role in the Rumanian CONTACT education reform. The VI th multidisciplinary Prof.dr.eng. Iulia VOIA, Head of Department conference – Professor Dorin Pavel – founder Bul. Republicii, Nr. 9 of Rumanian hydro energetic, Sebes 2006 Timişoara, Romania AGIR Publishing House, ISBN 973-720-029-2, Tel: +40-256- 403811 pp 95-101 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org GRANTS / RESEARCH PROGRAMS Web: www.mec.upt.ro/gddt 14. Study and modeling of the fatigue behaviors for 230 FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
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