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Ashley Emery

Ashley Emery - Professor

Ashley Emery

Contact Information


  • University of California Berkeley (PhD 1961)
  • Energy and Fluids

Courses

  • ME 495F: Mechanical Engineering Design

Biography

Professor Emery specializes in the areas of architectural heat transfer, finite element methods, numerical analysis, and thermal stresses. He is also interested in air conditioning and heating, human comfort, biological heat transfer, fracture, dynamic motion of elastic and plastic shells, radiation gas dynamics, separated and supersonic flow, and free and forced convection.

Professor Emery is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Journal Papers and Book Chapters

  • Ductile Crack Bifurcation and Arrest in Pressurized Pipes, (with W. J. Love, W. H. Chao, O. Johansson, and A. S. Kobayashi), ASTM STP, 1989
  • Heat Transfer in Thin Silicon Film Melting by Laser Line Sources, (with C. Grigoropoulos, E. P. Wipf) , International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 33, No.5, pp. 797-803, 1990
  • A Finite Element Algorithm for Modelling Crack Tip Behavior in Viscoelastic Materials, (with P. Krishnaswamy, M. Tuttle, and J. Ahmad) International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, pp. 371-387, 1990
  • Invited Chapter, Thermal Science for Physical Medicine, (with K. M. Sekins), Therapeutic Heat and Cold, 4th edit, J. F. Lehmann, ed., Williams and Wilkins, 1990
  • Invited Chapter, Computer Modeling of ThermoTherapy, (with K. M. Sekins), Therapeutic Heat and Cold, 4th edit, J. F. Lehmann, ed., Williams and Wilkins, 1990
  • A Comparative Study of Methods for Computing the Diffuse Radiation ViewFactors for Complex Structures, (with O. Johansson, M. Lobo, and A. Abrous), ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, pp. 413-422, Vol. 113, No. 2, May 1991
  • Experimental and Computational Analysis of Laser Melting of Thin Silicon Films, (with C. P. Grigoropoulos and W. E. Dutcher), ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, pp. 21-30, February 1991
  • The Use of Combined Reflective and Normal HFTs in Determining Convective Heat Transfer Coefficients and Room Thermal Radiative Balance, Proc. In-situ Heat Flux Measurements in Buildings, ed. S. N. Flanders, pp. 97-110, February 1991
  • On the Extensive Use of Heat Flux Transducers for Evaluating Residential Building Component Performance, (with C. J. Kippenhan, G. B. Varey, J. L. Garbini, J. H. Heerwagen and D. R. Heerwagen ), Proc. In-situ Heat Flux Measurements in Buildings, ed. S. N. Flanders, pp. 143-158, February 1991
  • Numerical Modeling of Full Scale Pipe Rupture Tests, (with Y. H. Chao, A. S. Kobayashi and W. J. Love), ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Vol. 114, No. 3, pp. 265-270, 1992
  • A Contact Thermal Shock Test of Ceramics Utilizing an Acoustic Emission Technique, (with Rogers, W. C.), accepted for publication in the ASME Journal of Materials Science, 1992
  • An Analytical and Experimental Study of the Effect of Welding Parameters on Fusion Welds, (with Jones, B. K. and Marburger, S. J.), Welding Journal, Vol. 72, No 2, pp. 51s-59s, February 1993
  • Design and Analysis of a Test Coupon for Fusion Welding, (with B. K. Jones and S. J. Marburger), ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Vol. 115, No 1, pp. 38-46, February 1993
  • The Discrete Maximum Principle in Finite Element Thermal Radiation Analysis, (with M. Lobo), Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B, Vol. 24, No 2, pp. 209-228, September 1993
  • Invited Paper, Current Trends in Heat Transfer Computations, (with D. W. Pepper and R. J. Cochran), Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 7, No 2, pp. 193-212, April 1993
  • Finite Element Modeling of the Time Dependent Behavior of Nonlinear Ductile Polymers, (with P. Krishnaswamy, M. Tuttle, J. Ahmad), Polymer Engineering and Science, 1993
  • Invited Paper, Supercomputing in Heat Transfer, (with D. W. Pepper), Annual Review of Heat Transfer, C. L. Tien, ed., CRC Press, February 1994
  • Analysis of Explosively Actuated Valves, (with B. K. Jones, M. F. Hardwick and R. Ng), ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 116, pp. 809-816, 1994
  • Transient Effects of Uncertainties on the Sensitivities of Temperatures and Heat Fluxes using Stochastic Finite Elements, (with T. D. Fadale), ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 116, pp. 808-814, 1994
  • Multigrid Computation of Natural Convection in Enclosures with a Conductive Baffle, (with Y. S. Sun), Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, pp. 575-592, 1994
  • Cost-optimal Analysis of Cooling Towers, (with Kintner-Meyer, M.), ASHRAE Transactions, v 100, n 2, pp. 92-100
  • Design and Analysis of Explosively Actuated Valves: The Interaction of the Plunger and the Housing, (with S. Deckers and B. K. Jones), ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 117, pp. 215-220, 1995
  • Two Approaches to Optimal Sensor Location, (with T. D. Fadale, and A. V. Nenarokomov), ASME Journal Heat Transfer, Vol. 117, pp. 373-379, 1995
  • The Non-Linear Viscoelastic-Viscoplastic Behavior of IM7/5260, (with M. E. Tuttle and A. Pasricha), Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 29, No. 15, pp. 2025-2046, 1995
  • Cost Optimal Design of Cooling Towers, (with M. Kinter-Meyer), ASHRAE Journal, Vol. 37, pp. 46-55, April 1995
  • Cost optimal analysis and load shifting potentials of cold storage equipment, (with Kintner-Meyer, M.), ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 101, Pt.2, pp. 39-548
  • Optimal Control of an HVAC System using Cold Storage and Building Thermal Capacitance, (with M. Kintner-Meyer), Energy and Buildings, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 19-31, Elsevier Science S.A., 1995
  • Time Dependent Behavior of IM7/5260 Composites Subjected to Cyclic Thermomechanical Loading, (with M. Tuttle, A. Pasricha), Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 55, pp. 49-56, 1995
  • The Use of the Discrete Maximum Principle in Finite Element Analysis of Combined Conduction and Radiation in Non-Participating Media, (with M. Lobo), Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals, Vol. 27, pp. 447-465, 1995
  • Uncertainties in parameter estimation: The inverse problem, (with Fadale, T. D. and Nenarokomov, A.V.), International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 511-518
  • Design of Experiments Using Uncertainty Information, (with T. D. Fadale), ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 118, No. 3, pp. 532-538, Aug. 1996
  • Uncertainties in Parameter Estimation, The Inverse Problem, (with T. Fadale and A. Nenarokomov), International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Mass Loss and Residual Stiffness and Strength of IM7/5260 Composites Subjected to Elevated Loads and Temperatures, (with M. E. Tuttle and A. Delaney), Composites Science and Technology
  • Design and Analysis of Explosively Actuated Valves: The Interaction of the Plunger and the Housing, (with Deckers, S. and Jones, B. K.), ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 117, No. 2A, pp. 215-220
  • Two Approaches to Optimal Sensor Locations, (with Fadale, T. D. and Nenarokomov, A. V.), ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 117, No. 2), pp. 373-9
  • Time-dependent Response of IM7/5260 Composites Subjected to Cyclic Thermo-mechanical Loading, (with Pasricha, A. and Tuttle, M. E.), Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 55-62
  • Transient Thermoelastic Fracture of Brittle Substrates Bonded to Brittle Films, (with J. Malgalhaes), Journal of Thermal Stresses, Vol. 20, pp. 35-45, Jan 1997
  • Handling Temperature Dependent Properties and Boundary Conditions in Stochastic Finite Element Analysis, (with T. D. Fadale), Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals Vol. 31, pp. 37-51, Jan 1997
  • Effects of Wall Conduction, Internal Heat Sources and an Internal Baffle on Natural Convection Heat Transfer in a Rectangular Enclosure, (with Y. S. Sun), International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 40, pp. 915-929, Mar 1997
  • Accuracy in Modeling the Acoustic Wave Equation with Chebyshev Spectral Finite Elements, (with W. Dauksher), Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 115-128, June 1997
  • The Effect of Imprecisions in Sensor Location and Boundary Conditions on Optimal Sensor Location and Experimental Accuracy, (with T. Fadale), ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 119, No. 4, pp. 661-665, Nov. 1997
  • Invited Paper, Optimal Experiment Design (with A. Nenarokomov), Measurement Sciences and Technology, Vol. 9, pp. 864-876, May 1998
  • Invited Chapter, The Effect of Correlations and Uncertain Parameters in the Efficiency of Estimating and The Precision of Estimated Parameters, Inverse Engineering Handbook, CRC Press, 2003
  • The Effects of Property Variation on Natural Convection in an Enclosure, (with J. W. Lee), ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 121, No. 1, pp. 57-62, February 1999
  • Calculating Sensitivities of Thermal Systems with Uncertain Properties using the Stochastic Finite Element Method and Finite Differencing, (with T. D. Fadale), Inverse Problems in Engineering, Vol. 7, pp. 291-307, 1999
  • Invited Lecture, Optimal Experimental Design, presented at the ASME IMECE, Nashville TN, Nov. 1999
  • An Evaluation of the Cost Effectiveness of Chebyshev Spectral and p-Finite Element Solutions to the Scalar Wave Equation, Int. Journal of Numer. Meth. Engng., Vol. 45, pp. 1099-1113, 1999
  • Estimating Contact Resistance of Electronic Chips by Surface Temperature Measurements, Proc. SECTAM XX, Calloway Gardens, GA, April, 2000
  • Uncertainties in Parameter Estimation: The Optimal Experiment, (with T.D. Fadale and A. Nenarokomov), International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 43, No. 18, pp. 3331-9, 2000
  • The solution of elastostatic and elastodynamic problems with Chebyshev spectral finite elements, (with Dauksher, W.), Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 188, No.1-3, pp. 217-33
  • Thermal Performance of a Residential Basement, Presented at the 2000 ASME IMECE, Fla, November, 2000 and submitted to the ASHRAE Journal
  • 3rd Order Stochastic Analysis of Stochastic Thermal Systems with Correlated Uncertain Properties, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer Vol. 123, pp. 390-399, 2001
  • Using the Concept of Information to Optimally Design Experiments with Uncertain Parameters, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 123, No. 3, June 2001, pp. 593-600
  • Stochastic Regularization, Inverse Problems in Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2001, pp. 109-126
  • Computing Temperature Variabilities due to Stochastic and Fuzzy Thermal Properties, Inverse Problems in Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2001, pp. 141-156
  • Invited Plenary Lecture, Parameter Estimation in the Presence of Uncertain Parameters and with Correlated Data Errors, Proc. EuroTherm 68, Inverse Problems and Experimental Design
  • Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Polymer Preform Heating, (with H. M. Reeve and A. M. Mescher), Journal of Materials Processing and Manufacturing Science, Vol. 9, 2001, pp. 285-301
  • Invited Paper, An Overview of Stochastic Systems, Proc. ICES'02 - International Conference on Computational Engineering and Sciences, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Parameter Estimation in the presence of uncertain parameters and with correlated data errors, Int. Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 41, pp. 481-491
  • Free Convection from a Horizontal Cylinder in a Non-Laboratory Environment, 1st International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, and Thermodynamics, April 2002, Kruger Park, South Africa
  • Transient and Steady State Free Convection from a Horizontal Cylinder, Proc. 4th International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering, June, 2002, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Designing Optimal Heat Transfer Experiments, Proc. 12th International Heat and Mass Transfer Conf., July 2002, Grenoble, France
  • Higher Order Perturbation Analysis of Stochastic Thermal Systems with Correlated Uncertain Properties, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 123, No. 2, pp. 390-399
  • The relationship between information, sampling rates, and parameter estimation models, (with Blackwell, B. F. and Dowding, K. J.), ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 124, No. 6, pp. 1192-9
  • Invited Paper, Solving Stochastic Heat Transfer Problems, Boundary Elements, to appear, 2003
  • Estimating and Refining Thermal Models by using the Extended Kalman Filter Approach, submitted to the ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, February, 2003