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  • Wang H., Peng Q., Zhang J., GuP. 2017. Selective disassembly planning for the end-of-life product. Procedia CIRP, 60: 512-517. 10.1016/j.procir.2017.02.003

  • Ma H., Peng Q., Zhang J., GuP. 2017. Assembly sequence planning for open-architecture products. The InternationalJournal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 94(5): 1551-1564.

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  • PandaB., Shankhwar K., Garg A., Zhang J. 2016. Performance evaluation of warping characteristic of fused deposition modelling process. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 88(5): 1799-1811.

  • Garg A., Sarma S., Panda B., Zhang J., Gao L. 2016. Study of effect of nanofluid concentration on response characteristics of machining process for cleaner production. Journal of Cleaner Production, 135(1): 476-489.

  • Ma H., Peng, Q., Zhang J., Gu P. 2016. Precedence constraint knowledge-based assembly sequence planning for open-architecture product.Procedia CIRP, 56:7-12.

  • Song H., Peng, Q., Zhang J., Gu P.2016. A VR-based interactive system to improve users’ involvement in OAP development. Procedia CIRP, 56: 13-18.

  • Panda B., Garg A., Zhang J., Heidarzadeh A., Gao L. 2016. Characterization of the tensile properties of friction stir welded aluminum alloy joints based on axialforce, traverse speed, and rotational speed. Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering, 11(3): 289-298.

  • H Wei., W Li., X Yang., Y Wang., C Wang. 2016. Static Analysis and Optimal Design of θxθyZ Micropositioner with Planar Compliant Mechanisms. Robot. 38(5): 557-562.

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  • Luo Y., Woolley E., Rahimifard S., SimeoneA. 2015. Improving energy efficiency within manufacturing by recovering waste heat energy. Journal of Thermal Engineering, SPECIAL ISSUE 1 International energy technologies entech14, 337-344.

  • Zhang Z., Peng Q.,Gu P. 2015. Improvement of User Involvement in Product Design. Procedia CIRP, 36: 267-272.

  • Zhang J.,Xue D., Gu P. 2015. An integrated framework to design architecture, configuration, and parameters of adaptable products with robust performance. Procedia CIRP, 36: 147-152.

  • Ma H., Peng Q., Zhang J., Gu P. Assembly sequence planning for open-architecture products. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2015(2):1-14.

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  • Hu C., Peng Q., Gu P. 2014. Adaptable Interface Design for Open-architecture Products. Journal of Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 12(2):1-10.

  • Peng Q., LiuY., Gu P. 2014. Improvement of Product Adaptability using Design Efficiency of Module Interactions. Proceedings of ASME DETC/CIE, 2014/8/17-2014/8/20.

  • Segreto T.,Simeone A., Teti R. 2014. Principal component analysis for feature extraction and NN pattern recognition in sensor monitoring of chip form during turning. CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, 7(3):202-209.

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  • Simeone A., Segreto T., Teti R. 2013. Residual stress condition monitoring via sensorfusion in turning of Inconel 718. In Procedia CIRP, 12:67–72.

  • Zhang J., Xue D., Gu, P. 2014. Robust adaptable design considering changes of requirements and parameters during product operation stage. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 72(1-4): 387-401.

  • Cheng Q., Xiao C., Zhang J., Cai L., Gu P. 2012. Robust optimization design and evaluation to five roller coating module without solvent based on Axiomatic Design. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 155-156: 363-369. 10.4028/

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  • Lu B., Zhang J., Xue D., Gu, P. 2011. Systematic lifecycle design for sustainable product development. Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, 19(4): 307-332.

  • Chen Y., Liu S., Wang H., Zhang J., Gu, P. 2011. Robust design of headstock based on Kriging surrogate model. Journal of Tianjin University, 44(12): 1111-1117.

  • Zhang J., LiS., Bao N., Zhang G., Xue D., Gu P. 2010. A robust design approach to determination of tolerance of mechanical products. CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, 59(1): 195-198.


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