Robert Rogers

Professor Emeritus

PhD

Mechanical Engineering

Head Hall H-20

Fredericton

rjr@unb.ca
1 506 447 3106



Research interests

  • Vibration and Impact of Mechanical Equipment
  • Friction and Nonlinear Squeeze Film Damping
  • Dynamic Finite Element Analysis

Selected publications

Han, Y., and Rogers, R.J., “Nonlinear Fluid Forces in Cylindrical Squeeze Films: Part I - Short and Long Lengths”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol.15, Jan. 2001, pp. 151-169.

Han, Y., and Rogers, R.J., “Nonlinear Fluid Forces in Cylindrical Squeeze Films: Part II - Finite Length”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol.15, Jan. 2001, pp. 171-206.

Tariku, F.A., and Rogers, R.J., “Improved Dynamic Friction Models for Simulation of 1-D and 2-D Stick-Slip Motion”, Journal of Tribology, Vol. 123, No. 4, Oct., 2001, pp.661-669; also presented at International ASME/STLE Joint Tribology Conference, Seattle, Washington, Oct. 1-4, 2000.

Osakue, E.E., and Rogers, R.J., “An Experimental Study of Friction during Planar Elastic Impact”, ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Vol. 123, No. 4, Nov., 2001, pp. 493-500; also presented at ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conf., Atlanta, July 2001, PVP-Vol. 420-2, Flow-Induced Vibration - 2001: Axial Flow, Piping Systems, Other Topics, pp. 11-19.

Kishawy, H.A., Rogers, R.J., and Balihodzic, N., “A Numerical Investigation of the Chip Tool Interface in Orthogonal Machining”, Machining Science and Technology , Vol. 6, No. 3, 2002, pp. 395–412; also presented at 5th CIRP International Workshop on Modeling of Machining Operations, May 20-21, 2002, Purdue University, USA, pp. 97-107.

Rogers, R.J., Garland, P., and Oliver, M. “Dynamic Modelling of Mechanical Systems with Opposing Preloaded Stiffnesses”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 274, Issues 1-2, July 6, 2004, pp. 73-89.

Hassan, M.A., and Rogers, R.J., “ Friction Models of Preloaded Tube Contact Dynamics”, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 235, No. 22, November, 2005, pp. 2349-2357.

Oliver, M., Rogers, R., Rickards, J., Tingley, M., and Biden, E., “ Effect of stiffness and motion speed on selected dynamic torque characteristics of hydraulic-actuation joystick controls for heavy vehicles ”, Ergonomics, Vol. 49, No. 3, February 22, 2006, pp. 249–268.

Oliver, M., Tingley, M., Rogers, R., Rickards, J., and Biden, E. “Effect of joystick stiffness, movement speed and movement direction on joystick and upper limb kinematics when using hydraulic-actuation joystick controls in heavy vehicles”, Ergonomics, Vol. 50, No. 6, June 2007, pp. 837–858.

Garland, P.P., and Rogers, R.J., “An Analytical Solution for Shear Stress Distributions during Oblique Impact of Similar Spheres”, ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol, 3, No. 1, Jan., 2008, pp. 011002-1 – 011002-9.

Haglund, A.J., Kishawy, H.A., and Rogers, “An Exploration of Friction Models for the Chip-Tool Interface Using an Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Finite Element Model”, Wear, Vol. 265, No. 3-4, July 2008, pp. 452-460.

Garland, P.P., and Rogers, R.J., "Dynamic Calibration of Tri-axial Piezoelectric Force Transducers", Measurement Science and Technology, Vol. 19, No. 9, Sept. 2008, 095202, 9 pp.

Vincent, B.T., Hassan, M.A., and Rogers, R.J., "A Probabilistic Assessment Technique for Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchanger Tubes", ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Vol. 131, No. 3, June 2009, 031305-1 - 031305-6.

Garland, P.P., and Rogers, R.J., "An Experimental Study of Contact Forces during Oblique Elastic Impact", ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 76, No. 3, May 2009, 031015 (8 pages).