Rogelio Luck


TVA Professor and Associate Head

Office: 200 Carpenter
Email: luck@me.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-7307
Google Scholar Citation

Education:

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University, 1989
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University, 1987
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, 1985

Experience Record

2016-Present, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Professor, Mississippi State University
2009-Present, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University
1994-2009, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University
1989-1994, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University

Specialty Areas

  • Modeling of Cooling Heating and Power (CHP) Systems and Thermal Storage Systems
  • Transient Simulation of Thermal Response of Buildings
  • Uncertainty Analysis
  • Inverse Heat Transfer

Honors and Awards

  • 2003  Pi Tau Sigma “Shaft of Excellence Award” in recognition for outstanding teaching.

Publications
Book Chapters

  • Mago, P. J., Luck, R., and Knizley, A. (2016) Effect of Thermal Energy Storage on Combined Heat and Power System Applications, Advances in Energy Research. Volume 24. Nova Science Publishers.
  • Mago, P. J., Luck, R., & Smith, A. (Jul. 2013). Evaluation of the Potential Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reductions from the Use of CHP Systems in Commercial Buildings. In Mitchell Carpenter and Everett J. Shelton (Eds.), Carbon Dioxide Emissions: New Research Nova Science Publishers
  • King R.L. and Luck R. (Dec. 1999), “Power System Control,” Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, edited by Professor John G. Webster and published by John Wiley & Sons

Journals (students are underlined)

  • Cho, H., Smith, A., Luck, R., and Mago, P.J., (2017), “Transient Uncertainty Analysis in Solar Thermal System Modeling,” Journal of Uncertainty Analysis and Applications, JUAA-D-16-00031. Accepted for publication.
  • Warren, H., Mago, P.J., Knizley, A., and Luck, R. (2017) “Evaluation of the Performance of a Power Generation Unit-Organic Rankine Cycle System with Electric Energy Storage.” Journal of Energy Storage. Accepted for publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2017.01.001
  • Sarwar, R., Cho, H., and Luck, R., (Jan. 2017) “Field Validation Study of a Time and Temperature Indexed Auto Regressive with Exogenous (ARX) Building Hourly Thermal Load Prediction Model,” (Elsevier) Energy, Vol. 19, pp 483-496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2016.12.083.
  • Mago, P.J and Luck, R., (2017) “Potential Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from the Use of Electric Energy Storage on a Power Generation Unit/Organic Rankine System,” (Elsevier) Energy Conversion and Management 133, 67-75.
  • Long, W., Luck, R., and Mago, P.J. (Apr 2016) “Uncertainty Based Operating Strategy Selection in Combined Heat and Power Systems,” Applied Thermal Engineering 98 1013–1024
  • Carpenter, J., Mago, P.J., Luck, R., and Cho, H. (Mar 2016) “Parametric Analysis of a Passive Energy Management Through Increased Thermal Capacitance,” The Open Mechanical Engineering Journal, 9, 1252-1259.
  • Cho, H., Sarwar, R., Mago, P.J., and Luck, R., (Jan 2016) “Design and Feasibility Study of Combined Heat and Power Systems Integrated with Heat Pump,” Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 93, 155–165 doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.09.027
  • Cho, H., Luck, R., & Stevens, J.W. (Dec 2015) “An Improvement on the Standard Linear Uncertainty Quantification Using a Least- Squares Method,” Journal of Uncertainty Analysis and Applications, 3(15), 13 pages. DOI:10.1186/s40467-015-0041-9.
  • Wilson, M.B., Luck, R, and Mago, P.J. (Oct 2015) “A First-Order Study of Reduced Energy Consumption by Increased Thermal Capacitance with Thermal Storage Management in a Micro-Building,” Energies 2015, 8(10), 12266-12282; doi:3390/en81012266
  • Luck, R., Zdaniuk, G., and Cho, H. (Oct 2015) “An Efficient Method to Find Solutions for Transcendental Equations with Several Roots,” International Journal of Engineering Mathematics, Volume 2015, Article ID 523043, 4 pages.
  • Mago, P. J., & Luck, R. (Nov 2014). Use of Computational Tools to Enhance the Study of Psychrometric Processes for Buildings in an Air Conditioning Course. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, 42(3), 251-266.
  • Mago, P. J., Luck, R., and Knizley, A. (Aug 2014) “Combined Heat and Power Systems with Dual Power Generation Units and Thermal Storage,” International Journal of Energy Research, 38, 896-907.
  • Carpenter, J., Mago, P.J., Luck, R., and Cho, H. (Jun 2014) “Passive energy management through increased thermal capacitance,” Energy and Buildings 75, 465–471.
  • Mago, P. J., Luck, R., and Knizley, A. (Jun 2014) “Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Systems with Dual Power Generation Units and Thermal Storage,” International Journal of Energy Research38:896–907.
  • Mago, P. J., & Luck, R. (Jun 2013) “Energetic and Exergetic Analysis of Waste Heat Recovery from a Microturbine Using Organic Rankine Cycles,” International Journal of Energy Research, 37(8), 888-898.
  • Mago, P. J., & Luck, R. (Jan 2013) “Evaluation of a Base-Loaded Combined Heating and Power System with Thermal Storage for Different Small Buildings Applications,” International Journal of Energy Research, 37(2), 179-188.
  • Mago, P. J., & Luck, R. (Jan 2013) “Evaluation of the Potential Use of a Combined Micro-Turbine Organic Rankine Cycle for Different Geographic Locations,” Applied Energy, 102, 1324-1333.
  • Yun, K.T., Cho, H., Luck, R., & Mago, P. J. (Jan 2013) “Modeling of Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines for Power Generation and Heat Recovery,” Applied Energy, 102, 327-335.
  • Smith, A., R., and Mago, P.J., “Integrated Parameter Estimation of Multicomponent Thermal Systems with Demonstration on a Combined Heat and Power System,” ISA Transactions, 2012 Jul;51(4):507-13.
  • Mago, P. J., Luck, R., & Smith, A. (Nov 2011) “Environmental Evaluation of Base-Loaded CHP Systems for Different Climate Conditions in the US,” International Journal of Ambient Energy, 32(4), 203-214.
  • Wheeley,C., Mago, P.J., Luck, R., (Jan 2012) “Methodology to Perform a Combined Heating and Power System Feasibility Study for Industrial Manufacturing Facilities,” Distributed Generation & Alternative Energy Journal, Vol. 27, Issue 1, 8-32.
  • Harrod, J., Mago, P.J., and Luck, R. (Jan 2012) “Sizing Analysis of a Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power System for a Small Office Building Using a Wood Waste Biomass-Fired Stirling Engine,” International Journal of Energy Research, 36 64-74.
  • Yun, K.T., Luck, R., Mago, P.J., and Cho, H., (Nov 2012) “Building hourly thermal load prediction using an indexed ARX model,” Energy and Buildings 54, 225-233.
  • Weathers, J.B., Luck, R., (Feb 2012) “Time-Varying Uncertainty in Shock and Vibration Applications Using the Impulse Response,” Shock and Vibration 19, 433–446.
  • Yun, K.T, Luck, R., Mago, P.J., and *Smith, J.A. (Mar 2012) “Analytic Solutions for Optimal Power Generation Unit Operation in Combined Heating and Power Systems,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 134 / 011301-8.
  • Mago, P.J. and Luck, R. (Feb 2012) “Prime Mover Sizing for Based-Loaded Combined Heating and Power Systems,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, Vol. 226, No. 1, pp. 17-27
  • Wheeley, C., Mago, P.J., Luck, R., (Nov 2011) “A Comparative Study of the Economic Feasibility of Employing CHP Systems in Different Industrial Manufacturing Applications,” Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 3, pp. 630-630, DOI: 10.4236/epe.2011.35079.
  • Yun, K.T, Cho, H., Luck, R., and Mago, P.J., (Nov 2011) “Real-Time Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Operational Strategy Using a Hierarchical Optimization Algorithm,” Proc. ImechE Vol. 225 Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, pp. 403-412.
  • J. Zdaniuk, D.W. Walters, R. Luck, and L.M. Chamra, (2011) “A Comparison of Artificial Neural Networks and Symbolic-Regression-Based Correlations for Optimization of Helically-Finned Tubes in Heat Exchangers,” Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer , Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 115-125.
  • Smith, A., Fumo, N., Luck, R., and Mago, P.J., “Robustness of a Methodology for Estimating Hourly Energy Consumption of Buildings Using Monthly Electrical Bills.” Energy and Buildings 43 (2011) 779–786.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P.J., and Luck, R. “Methodology to Estimate Building Energy Consumption Using EnergyPlus Benchmark Models,” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 42, Issue 12, pp. 2331-2337, 2010.
  • Smith, A., R., and Mago, P.J., “Analysis of a combined cooling, heating, and power system model under different operating strategies with input and model data uncertainty,” Energy and Buildings,Vol. 42, Issue 11, pp. 2231-2240, 2010.
  • Weathers, J.B., Luck, R., Weathers, J.W. “A Modular Approach to Uncertainty Analysis”, ISA Transactions, Vol. 49, pp. 19-26, 2010.
  • Cho, H., Luck, R., and R., Chamra, L.M., “Supervisory Feed-Forward Control for Real-Time Topping Cycle CHP Operation With Electric and Thermal Energy Storages Using Short-Term Weather Forecasting,” J. Energy Resour. Technol. March 2010, Volume 132, Issue 1.
  • Cho, H., Krishnan, S.R., Luck, R. and Srinivasan, K.K. Comprehensive uncertainty analysis of a Wiebe function-based combustion model for pilot-ignited natural gas engines. Proc. IMechE, Part D: J. Automobile Engineering, Vol. 223, No. 11, 2009
  • Weathers, J.B., Luck, R., *Weathers, J.W., “An Exercise in Model Validation: Comparing Univariate Statistics and Monte-Carlo based Multivariate Statistics”, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Volume 94, Issue 11, November 2009, Pages 1695-1702.
  • Cho, H., Mago, P., Luck, R., and R., Chamra, L.M., “Evaluation of CHP Performance based on Energy Cost, Primary Energy Consumption, and Carbon Dioxide Emission by Utilizing an Optimal Operation Scheme, Applied Energy”, Applied Energy, Volume 86, Issue 12, December 2009, Pages 2540-2549
  • Hodge, B.K., Luck, R., “Using Computational Software Root Solvers: A New Paradigm for Problem Solutions?” ASEE Computers in Education Journal, Vol. XVIIII, No. 2, April-June, pp. 89-92, 2009.
  • Cho, H., Luck, R., S.D. Eksiouglu, Chamra, L. M., “Cost-optimized real -time operation of CHP systems,” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 41, No. 4, April, pp. 445-451,
  • J. Zdaniuk, R. Luck, L.M. Chamra, “Linear Correlation of Heat Transfer and Friction in Helically-finned Tubes Using Five Simple Groups of Parameters,” Int. Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 51, pp. 3548-3555, 2008.
  • Roberts, J.W. Stevens and R. Luck, “Evaluation of Parameter Effects in Estimating Non-linear Uncertainty Propagation,” Measurement – J. of the Int. Measurement Confederation, Vol. 40, pp. 15-20, 2007
  • Luck, R., Berry, J. T., Pehlke, R., Johnson, A.N., and Weathers, J.W., “The Determination of Accurate Heat Transfer Coefficient Data for Permanent Mold Aluminum Alloy Casting ,” Trans. Am. Foundry Society, Paper 06-028, Vol. 114, 2006, pp. 107-115.
  • T. Berry, R. Luck, and R.P. Taylor, “The Connection Between Filling, Feeding, and Applied Pressure in Cast Aluminum Alloys,” International Journal of Cast Metals Research, Vol. 19, No. 1, Jan. 2006, pp. 26-31.
  • W. Weathers, A.N. Johnson, R. Luck, K. Walters, J. T. Berry, “The Effects of Thermocouple Placement on Highly Transient Temperature Measurements in Mold Media for Aluminum Castings” Trans. Am. Foundry Society, Paper 05-194, Vol. 113, 2005, pp. 253-263.
  • Xue, R. Luck, and J.T. Berry “Comparisons and Improvements Concerning the Accuracy and Robustness of Inverse Heat Conduction Algorithms” Inverse Problems in Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 2, April 2005, pp. 177-199.
  • Luck and J. W. Stevens, “A Simple Numerical Procedure for Estimating Non-Linear Uncertainty Propagation” ISA Transactions, Vol. 43, n. 4, 2004, pp 491-498.
  • Zhang, R. Luck, and J.T. Berry, “The Effects of Pressure Applied During Feeding On Porosity Reduction with Reference to Fatigue Behavior” Trans. Am. Foundry Society, Paper 04-037, 2004, pp. 237-250.
  • Xue, R. Luck, B. Dawsey, and J.T. Berry, “Modeling of Temperature Measurement Process with a Thermocouple: A Comprehensive Parametric Study and some Experimental Results” Trans. Am. Foundry Society, Paper 04-044, Vol. 112, 2004, pp. 37-54.
  • T. Berry, J.R. Shenefelt, and R. Luck, “Pressurized Feeding Systems,” Int. J. of Cast Metals Res., 2002, 14, 365-370.
  • P. Taylor, J.R. Shenefelt, J.T. Berry, R. Luck, “Comparison and Criticism of Casting Criteria Functions,” AFS Transactions 02-042, pp. 315-330, 2002
  • Luck and J. W. Stevens, “Explicit Solutions for Transcendental Equations,” SIAM Review, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 227-233, 2002.
  • R. Shenefelt, R. Luck, R.P. Taylor, J.T. Berry, “Solution to Inverse Heat Conduction Problems Employing Singular Value Decomposition and Model-Reduction,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 45, 2002, pp. 67-74.
  • R. Shenefelt, S. Gales, R. Luck, J. T. Berry, “The Effects of Applied Pressure During Feeding on the Fatigue Properties of Critical Cast Aluminum Alloy Components,” AFS Transactions, 01-124, pp. 593-603, 2001
  • R. Shenefelt, R. Luck, J. T. Berry, R. P. Taylor, “New Technique to Obtain Heat Flux and Thermal Contact Conductance for Sandcast A356 Plates,” AFS Transactions, 8-11, pp. 171-180. 2000
  • R. Shenefelt, R. Luck, R. P. Taylor, J. T. Berry, “Solution to the Inverse Heat Conduction Problem Using Model Reduction through Matrix Transform,” AFS Transactions, 99-128, pp. 223-229.
  • W. Stevens and R. Luck, 1999, “Explicit Approximations for All Eigenvalues of the 1-D Transient Heat Conduction Equations,” Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 20, No.2, pp. 35-41.
  • Luck and E. Agba, “On the Design of Piezoelectric Sensors and Actuators” Journal of the Instrument Society of America, Vol. 37, pp. 65-72, 1998.
  • P. Taylor and R. Luck, “Comparison of Reciprocity and Closure Enforcement Methods for Radiation View Factors” Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 660-666, 1995.
  • P. Taylor, R. Luck, B.K. Hodge, and W.G. Steele, “Uncertainty Analysis of Diffuse-Gray Radiation Enclosure Problems” Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 63-69, 1995.
  • Luck and A. Ray, “Experimental verification of a decay compensation algorithm for integrated communication and control systems.” International Journal of Control, 59:66, 1357-1372, Taylor & Francis, 1994.
  • Luck and A. Ray, “A Fixed Memory Filter for Real-time Estimation of Noise-corrupted Signals,” AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 631-634, 1994.
  • Luck, Y. Halevi and A. Ray, “Extended Observability for Linear Time-Invariant Systems under Random Loss of Output Data,” AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 284-287, 1992.
  • Ray and R. Luck, “An Introduction to Sensor Signal Validation in Redundant Measurement Systems.” IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 44-49, 1991.
  • Luck and A. Ray, “Failure Detection and Isolation of Ultrasonic Ranging Sensors for Robotic Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 221-227, 1991.
  • Luck and A. Ray, “An Observer-Based Compensator for Distributed Delays,” Automatica, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 903-908, 1990.

Conference Papers  (students are underlined)

  • Smith, A.J., Knizley, A., and Luck, R., “The impact of a product dissection project on student motivation and retention in an introduction to engineering course,” accepted for presentation at the 2017 ASEE-SE Conference, Puerto Rico.
  • Knizley, A., Smith, A.J., and Luck R., “Multi-Disciplinary Approach to an Undergraduate Engineering Analysis Course,” accepted for presentation at the 2017 ASEE-SE Conference, Puerto Rico.
  • Hodge, B. K., & Luck, R. (Jun 2013). The Use of Symbolic Solvers in Mechanical Engineering Education. 120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, GA
  • Thomas, B., Luck, R., and P.J. Mago, “Optimal Power Generation Unit Sizing for Base-Loaded Combined Heat and Power Systems Using Monthly vs. Hourly Time-steps,” ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Nov. 2012
  • Luck, R., Mago, P.J., “Use of Mathcad and Excel to Enhance the Study of Psychrometric Processes for Buildings in an Air Conditioning Course,” 2012 ASEE SE Section Annual Meeting, Mississippi State, MS, 1-3 April 2012
  • Smith, A., Yun, K., Thomas, B., and Luck, R. “Optimal Power Generation Unit Sizing for Combined Heating and Power Systems with Uncertain Weather Conditions and Fuel Prices” ASME ESFuelCell2011.
  • Cho, H., Luck, R., Chamra, L. M., “Power Generation and Heat Recovery Model of Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines for Combined Heat and Power Applications.” IMECE2009-11634, Session: 7-4-5 Thermal Energy Applications and Storage , Nov. 13-19, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  • Cho, H., Luck, R., Mago, P., Chamra, L.M., Assessment of CHP System Performance with Commercial Building Benchmark Models in Different U.S. Climate Zones. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability 2009, July 19-23, San Francisco, CA.
  • Luck, R., Hodge, K., “A Multicourse Effort for Instilling Systematic Engineering Problem Solving Skills Through the Use of a Mathematic Computer Aided Environment,” 2009 ASEE SE Section Annual Meeting, Marietta, GA.
  • Cho, H., Luck, R., Chamra, L.M., “Supervisory Feed-Forward Control of Building CHP Systems Using Short-Term Weather Forecasting”, Poster presentation in International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) – USA meeting, January 24, 2009, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Cho, H., Luck, R., Eksioglu, S.D., Chamra, L. M., “Operation of a CCHP System using an Optimal Energy Dispatch Algorithm.” ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability 2008, August 10-13, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Felicelli, S., Berry, J. ,Cuesta, R., Luck, R., and R. “An International Collaboration for the Study of Defects in Castings,” 115 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, 2008, June 22-35, Pittsburg, PA.
  • Cho, H., Luck, R., Chamra, L. M., “Technical and Economical Analysis of a Micro-CHP Facility based on Dynamic Simulation: A Case Study” ASME Proceedings of IMECE 2007, November 11-15, Seattle, WA.
  • Cho, H., Luck, R., Chamra, L.M., “Dynamic Simulation of a Micro-CHP Facility: A Case Study” ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability 2007, June 27-30, Long Beach, CA.
  • Berry, J.T., Luck, R., Felicelli S.D., “Liquid Metal Damage Before and After Pouring – Some Recent Observations,” Presented at CIDAUT 2007, March 27, Valladolid, Spain.
  • Pehlke, R., Wan, X., Berry,J. T., Luck, R., August, J.N., and Weathers, J.W.,”Sensor Positioning and the Problem of Solidification Model Validation”, Presented at MCWASP XI in Opio, France, May 28 – June 2, 2006. Published in Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes XI, pp. 1197-1204; Edited by Charles-Andre Gandin and Michel Bellet. Published by TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society)
  • Berry, J.T., Luck, R. , “Porosity Criteria Revisited,” Presented at the 2006 World Casting Congress.
  • Berry, J.T., Luck, R. , T., Pehlke, R., Johnson, A.N., and Weathers, J.W. “Temperature Measurements for Thermal Contact Calculations in Permanent Modeling of Aluminum Alloys,” Proceedings of Simulation of Aluminum Shape Casting Processing: From Alloy Design to Mechanical Properties, Edited by Q.G. Wang, M. Krane, and P.D. Lee, TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society) 2006, Warrendale, PA, pp.259-268.
  • Hodge, B.K., Luck, R., “Using Computational Software Root Solvers: A New Paradigm for Problem Solutions?” 2006 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition: Excellence in Education; Chicago, IL; 18-21 June 2006.
  • W. Weathers, A.N. Johnson, R. Luck, K. Walters, J. T. Berry, “The Effects of Thermocouple Placement on Highly Transient Temperature Measurements in Mold Media for Aluminum Castings” 2005 CastExpo, April 16, St. Louis, MO.
  • T. Berry, R. Luck, and R.P. Taylor, “The Connection Between Filling, Feeding, and Applied Pressure in Cast Aluminum Alloys,” The John Campbell Symposium. Edited by M. Tiryakioglu, and P.N. Crepeau. TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society). San Francisco, February 2005.
  • Zhang, R. Luck, and J.T. Berry, “The Effects of Pressure Applied During Feeding On Porosity Reduction with Reference to Fatigue Behavior” One Hundred Eighth Annual Metalcasting Congress; Rosemont, IL; USA; 12-15 June 2004
  • Xue, R. Luck, J.T. Berry, and R.D. Pehlke, “Specifying Interfacial Heat Transfer Conditions in Permanent Mold Castings:  A Comparison of Two Promising Techniques,” Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes X.  Edited by D.M. Stefanescu, J. Warren, M. Jolly and M. Krane. TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), 2003.
  • Shenefelt, R. Luck, R. P. Taylor, J. T. Berry, and K.A. Woodbury “Specifying Interfacial Heat Transfer Coefficient in Permanent Mold Castings: A Comparison of Two Promising Techniques” Presented in the MCWASP X in Destin, Florida, June 2003. Published in Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes, pp. 709-716. TMS (The Minerals Metals and Materials Society) Proceedings, 2003.
  • Luck, J.R. Shenefelt, X. Xue and J. T. Berry, “On The Role of Inverse Heat Transfer Computations In Porosity Modeling,” Presented at the 2nd International Conference on the Filling and Feeding of Castings, Birmingham, England, April 23, 2002.
  • R. Shenefelt, S. Gayles, R. Luck, J. T. Berry and R. Andriano “The Effects of Applied Pressure During Feeding on the Fatigue Properties of Critical Cast Aluminum Alloy Components – An AFS/CMC Research Progress Report,” Presented at the AFS 2001 Casting Congress in Ft. Worth, Texas
  • R. Shenefelt, R. Luck, J. T. Berry, R. P. Taylor, “New Technique to Obtain Heat Flux and Thermal Contact Conductance for Sandcast A356 Plates,” Presented at the AFS One Hundred Fourth Annual Castings Congress; Pittsburgh, PA; USA; 8-11 Apr. 2000
  • R. Shenefelt, R. Luck, R. P. Taylor, J. T. Berry, and K.A. Woodbury “Reducing Uncertainty in the use of the Inverse Method of Determining Heat Transfer Coefficient Data” Presented in the MCWASP IX in Aachen, Germany, August 2000. Published in Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes, pp. 215-221. Shaker Verlag, Germany, 2000.
  • R. Shenefelt, R. Luck, R. P. Taylor, J. T. Berry, “Solidification Modeling and Porosity Control in Aluminum Alloy Castings,” 1999 ASME Winter Annual Meeting, San Diego.
  • R. Shenefelt, R. Luck, and J. T. Berry, “The Case for Riser Pressurization,” First International Conference on the Gating, Filling, and Feeding of Aluminum Castings (AFS 2H Committee), Oct. 10-13, 1999.
  • Luck, M.C. Wheeler, W.G., Steele, “Uncertainty Weighted Corrections of Flows Subject to Continuity Constraints”, Proceedings of the 45th International Instrumentation Symposium, pp 235-241, Alburquerque, NW, May 2 1999.
  • R. Shenefelt, R. Luck, R. P. Taylor, J. T. Berry, “Solution to the Inverse Heat Conduction Problem Using Model Reduction through Matrix Transform,” 1999 American Foundrymen’s Society Casting Congress, St. Louis, MO, March 13, 1999.
  • T. Berry and R. Luck, ” Electromagnetic Feeding of Castings,” Presented at the 13th Annual Metal Casting Technology Center Industrial Symposium – Electrotechnologies in the Foundry, Tuscaloosa, AL, Dec. 2, 1998.
  • L. King, M. S. Halpin, and R. Luck, “Very Short Term Load Forecasting Algorithms for Intelligent Control of Large Systems,” Proceedings of the 1998 Large Engineering Systems Conference on Power Engineering, pp. 2-6, June 1998.
  • L. King and R. Luck, “Very short term load forecasting algorithms,” in EPRI Electric Utility Forecasting in an Era of Deregulation Conference, Dallas, TX, Nov. 14\-15, 1996.
  • P. Taylor and R. Luck, “A case study of view-factor rectification procedures for diffuse-gray radiation enclosure computations,” In NASA Lewis Research Center, The Sixth Annual Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop p 115-131, Jan. 1995.
  • P. Taylor and R. Luck, “Comparison of Reciprocity and Closure Enforcement Methods for Radiation View Factors,” 4th ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, Maui, HI, 1995.
  • D. Ngo, R.L. King, and R. Luck, “Implications of Frequency Bias Settings on AGC” Southeastern Symposium on System Theory, March 12-14, 1995.
  • Long, R.L. King, and R. Luck, “Control of Power Systems Using Case-Based Reasoning” Southeastern Symposium on System Theory, March 12-14, 1995.
  • M. Draper, R.L. King, R. Luck, “An Automatic Generation Control Algorithm in Incorporating Fuzzy Logic,” Presented at the IEEE Fall Bi-annual Industrial, Electric Power Applications Symposium, New Orleans, Nov 10-11, 1994.
  • Wayne, D.J. Keiper, R. Luck, R.L. King, and S. Clayton, “New Algorithms for Short-Term Load Forecasting for Automatic Generation Control of Electric Power Systems,” Presented at the IEEE Fall Bi-annual Industrial, Electric Power Applications Symposium, New Orleans, Nov 10-11, 1994.
  • L. King and R. Luck, “An Architecture for an Intelligent Automatic Generation Control for Electric Power Systems,” DOE Adaptive Control Systems Technology Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA., Oct. 24-25, 1994.
  • P. Taylor, R. Luck, B.K. Hodge, and W.G. Steele, “Uncertainty Analysis of Diffuse-Gray Radiation Enclosure Problems” 32nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 10-13, 1994, Reno, NV.
  • Luck and A.K. Stiffler, “Piezoelectric Relations for Sensor and Actuator Applications,” ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Nov.28-Dec. 3, 1993, New Orleans, LA.
  • P. Taylor, R. Luck, B.K. Hodge, and W.G. Steele, “Uncertainty Analysis of Diffuse-Gray Radiation Enclosure Problems– A Hypersensitive Case Study,” 1993 Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop, NASA Lewis Research Center, August 16-20, 1993, Cleveland, OH.
  • King and R. Luck, “Issues on the Implementation of Area Generation Control,” 36th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, August 16-18, 1993, Detroit, MI.
  • P. Taylor, R. Luck, “A Case Study of View Factor Rectification Procedures for Diffuse-Gray Radiation Enclosure Computations,” Sixth Annual Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop, August 15-16, 1993, Cleveland, OH.
  • Luck and A. Ray, “A Fixed Memory Filter for Real-time Estimation of Noise-corrupted Signals,” ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Nov. 1992, Anaheim, CA.
  • Smaili, H. F. Tylicky, and R. Luck, “The Use of Matlab for the Analysis and Synthesis of Planar Mechanisms.” Second National Applied Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Nov. 1991, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Luck and A. Ray, “Compensation of Network-Induced Delays in Integrated Communication and Control Systems: Part II – Design and Experimentation.” American Control Conference, May 1990, San Diego, CA.
  • Luck and A. Ray, “Compensation of Network-Induced Delays in Integrated Communication and Control Systems: Part I – Analysis.” American Control Conference, May 1990, San Diego, CA.
  • Luck and A. Ray, “An Observer Based Compensator for Distributed Delays.” AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Aug. 1989, Boston, MA.
  • Luck, A. Ray, and Y. Halevi, “Extended Observability under Recurrent Loss of Output Data.” AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Aug. 1989, Boston, MA.
  • Luck and A. Ray, “Observer Design for Compensation of Network-Induced Delays in Integrated Communication and Control Systems.” ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Dec. 1988, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Luck and A. Ray, “Redundancy Management and Failure Detection of Ultrasonic Ranging Sensors for Robotic Applications.” 1988 USA-Japan Symp. on Flexible Automation, Minneapolis, MN.