JOURNAL:

 

1.      Akalin,O., Newaz,G.M., "Piston  Ring - Cylinder Bore Friction Modeling in Mixed Lubrication: Part 1: Analytical Results", ASME Journal of Tribology, Vol. 123(1), pp 211-218, January 2001

 

2.      Akalin,O., Newaz,G.M., "Piston  Ring - Cylinder Bore Friction Modeling in Mixed Lubrication: Part 2: Correlation with Bench Test Results", ASME Journal of Tribology, Vol. 123(1), pp. 219-223, January 2001.

 

3.      Akalin,O., "Tribological Performance of Plasma Spray Coated Cylinder Bores in IC Engines", Muhendis ve Makina, Vol. 486, pp. 30-33, July 2000.

 

4.      Ergen, O.R., Kurnaz, G., Soydemir, N.G., Akalin, O., “Reduced Oil Consumption by Laser Surface Texturing on Cylinders”, SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles, April 2009 (1) pp:446-453.

 

5.      Akalin, O., Ezirmik, K.V., Urgen, M., Newaz, G.M., “Wear Characteristics of NiTi/Al6061 Short Fiber Metal Matrix Composite Reinforced with SiC Particulates”, ASME Journal of Tribology, Vol. 132 (4), 041603, 2010. [DOI: 10.1115/1.4002332]

 

6.      Gullac, B., Akalin. O., “Frictional Characteristics of IF-WS2 Nanoparticles in Simulated Engine Conditions”, STLE Tribology Transactions, Vol. 53 (6), 939-947, 2010. [DOI:10.1080/10402004.2010.511761]

 

7.      Kagnici, F., Akalin. O., “The Effect of Cylinder Bore Distortion on Lube Oil Consumption and Blow-by”, ASME Journal of Tribology, Vol. 136 (1), 011103-1, 2014. [DOI: 10.1115/1.4025208]

 

8.      Gunelsu, O., Akalin, O., “The Effects of Piston Skirt Profiles on Secondary Motion and Friction”, ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 136 (6), 062503-1-8, 2014. [DOI: 10.1115/1.4026486]

 

 

PROCEEDINGS:

 

1.      Akalin, O., Newaz, G.M., "A New Experimental Technique for Friction Simulation in Automotive Piston Ring and Cylinder Liners", SAE Paper 981407, SAE International Spring Fuels and Lubricants Meeting, May 1998, Dearborn, MI, USA. Also, Published in "Powertrain Tribology", SP-1372.

 

2.      Akalin, O., Newaz, G.M., Rao, V.D.N, "Frictional Characteristics of Plasma Spray Coated Cylinder Bores", SAE Paper 1999-01-1220, SAE World Congress 1999, Detroit, MI, USA.

 

3.      Gunsay, U., Akalin, O., “The Effects of Leaf Spring and Bushing Stiffness Characteristics on Vehicle Handling”, OTEKON’06, Automotive Technologies Conference, Bursa, Turkey, June 2006.

 

4.      Akalin, O., Cobanoglu, S., Toygar, A., Gul, O., Kurnaz, G., Ergen, R., “The Effects of Power Cylinder Design Parameters on Lube Oil Consumption of a Heavy Duty Diesel Engine”, Proceedings of the ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division, pp. 299-307, 2008 Spring Technical Conference ICES2008, April 27-30, 2008, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

 

5.      Ergen, O.R., Kurnaz, G., Soydemir, N.G., Akalin,O., 2008, “Reduced Oil Consumption by Laser Surface Texturing on Cylinders”, SAE Paper 2008-01-2688, Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress & Exhibition, October 2008, Chicago, IL, USA.

 

6.      Gullac, B., Akalin. O., “Frictional Characteristics of IF-WS2 Nanoparticle Additives in Simulated Engine Conditions”, Proceedings of the ASME/STLE International Joint Tribology Conference, IJTC2009, pp. 261-263. October 19-21, 2009, Memphis, TN, USA,  IJTC2009-15201.

 

7.      Uysal, U., Akalin, O., “Optimization of Timing Drive System Design Parameters for Reduced Engine Friction”, SAE 2010 Powertrains Fuels & Lubricants Meeting, 2010-01-2202, October 2010, San Diego, CA, USA.  

 

8.      Kagnici, F., Akalin. O., “The Effect of Cylinder Bore Distortion on Lube Oil Consumption and Blow-by”, Proceedings of the ASME 2012 11th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis ESDA2012, July 02-04, 2012, Nantes, France. ESDA2012-82968.

 

9.      Gunelsu, O., Akalin, O., “Development of a Piston Secondary Motion Model for Skirt Friction Analysis”, Proceedings of the ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division 2012 Fall Technical Conference ICEF2012, September 23-26, 2012, Vancouver, BC, Canada, ICEF2012-92166.

 

 

PATENT:

 

1.      Akalin,O., Newaz,G.M., US Patent No. 6,401,058, "Reciprocating System for Simulating Friction and Wear", 2002.

THESIS:

 

1.      Ph.D. Dissertation: "Piston Ring and Cylinder Bore Friction Simulation in Mixed Lubrication Regime". Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1999.

 

2.      M.S. Thesis: “Experimental Evaluation of Dynamic Characteristics of Pneumatic Tires”, Istanbul Technical University, 1992.

 


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