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Publications

Every year, our students are involved in presenting their research at conferences and other venues.  Check out our publications below.

Conferences

McCaslin, Rhea, Abdel Bayoumi, and Paula Dempsey. “Investigation of Condition Indicators, Operational Conditions and Gear Health State Using Data Mining Techniques.” MFPT 2016 and ISA's 62nd International Instrumentation Symposium, Dayton, OH, 2016.

Edwards, Travis, Rhea McCaslin, Edward Bell, Abdel E. Bayoumi, and Lester Eisner. “A Training and Educational Demonstration for Improving Maintenance Practices.” AHS 72nd Annual Forum, West Palm Beach, Florida, 2016.

Zaman, Tanzina and Abdel Bayoumi. “Estimation of Economic Effectiveness of HUMS equipped AH-64 Aircrafts: An ROI Approach.” AHS 72nd Annual Forum, West Palm Beach, Florida, 2016.

Bayoumi, Abdel-Moez E., Alex Cao, Rhea McCaslin, Travis Edwards, and Sumant Tambe. “An Extensible CBM Architecture for Naval Fleet Maintenance Using Open Standards.” Intelligent Ships Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, 2015.

Chin, Harrison H., David Green L, and Abdel-Moez Bayoumi. “Power Usage Metric for Helicopter Transmissions.” AHS Airworthiness, CBM, and HUMS Specialists' Meeting, Huntsville, AL, 2015.

Edwards, Travis, Andrew Patterson, Erin Ballentine, and Abdel Bayoumi. “Dependence of Vibration Characteristics on Grease Service Levels in an AH-64D Intermediate Gearbox.” AHS 70th Annual Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2014.

Gouda, K.M., J.A. Tarbutton, Jacob McVay, and Abdel Bayoumi. “Nanolubricant Oil Additives for Performance Improvement of the Intermediate Gearbox in the AH-64D Helicopter.” AHS 70th Annual Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2014.

Hassan, Mohammed A., David Coats, and Abdel E. Bayoumi. “Condition Monitoring of Helicopter Drivetrain Components Using Bispectral Analysis.” AHS 70th Annual Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2014.

Zaman, Tanzina, and Abdel E. Bayoumi. “Analysis of Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) Users’ Perspective towards Mission Benefits Using Regression Analysis.” AHS 70th Annual Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2014.

Cao, Alex, Joshua Tarbutton, Rhea McCaslin, Erin Ballentine, Lester Eisner, and Abdel-Moez Bayoumi. “Component Testing for the Smart Predictive System.” AHS 69th Annual Forum, Phoenix, AZ, 2013.

Cao, Alex, Joshua Tarbutton, Rhea McCaslin, Erin Ballentine, Lester Eisner, and Abdel-Moez Bayoumi. “Condition-Based Maintenance at the University of South Carolina: A Smart Predictive System.” AHS 69th Annual Forum, Phoenix, AZ, 2013.

Ballentine, Erin L., Adam D. Miracle, Abdel E. Bayoumi, Michele K. Platt, and MG Les Eisner. “Return on Investment: Analysis of Benefits of the Implementation of Elastomeric Wedges as Vibration Control on the Apache (AH-64D) Aircraft.” AHS Airworthiness, CBM, and HUMS Specialists' Meeting, Huntsville, AL, 2013.

Bokinsky, Huston, Amber McKenzie, Abdel Bayoumi, Rhea McCaslin, Andrew Patterson, Manton Matthews, Joseph Schmidley, and Major General Lester Eisner. “Application of Natural Language Processing Techniques to Marine V-22 Maintenance Data for Populating a CBM-Oriented Database.” AHS Airworthiness, CBM, and HUMS Specialists' Meeting, Huntsville, AL, 2013.

Edwards, Travis, Thomas Hartmann, Andrew Patterson, Samuel Bernstel, Joshua Tarbutton, ABdel Bayoumi, Damian Carr, and Lester Eisner. "AH-64D Swashplate Test Stands - Improving Understanding of Component Behavior in Rotorcraft Swashplates through External Sensors." AHS Airworthiness, CBM, and HUMS Specialists' Meeting, Huntsville, AL, 2013.

Gouda, Kareem, Mohsen Nikhoo, Steve Marcous, Abdel Bayoumi, Joshua Tarbutton, Kenneth Eberts, Ganesh Skandan, Damian Carr, and Lester Eisner. "A Study of Nanoparticle Additives on the Performance of the AH-64 Intermediate Gearbox Lubricant to Achieve CBM Objectives." AHS Airworthiness, CBM, and HUMS Specialists' Meeting, Huntsville, AL, 2013.

Hassan, Mohammed A., Yong-June Shin, Abdel E. Bayoumi, Joshua Tarbutton, MG. Les Eisner, and Jerry Higman. “Nonlinear Vibration-Interaction Metric for Health Assessment of Helicopter Drivetrain Systems.” AHS Airworthiness, CBM, and HUMS Specialists' Meeting, Huntsville, AL, 2013.

Bharadwaj, Raj, Dinkar Mylaraswamy, Kyusung Kim, Andrzej Peczalski, Jacob McVay, Alex Cao, Abdel Bayoumi, and Adam Miracle. “Condition Monitoring Using Standoff Vibration Sensing Radar.” AHS Airworthiness, CBM, and HUMS Specialists' Meeting, Huntsville, AL, 2013.

Hassan, Mohammed A., David Coats, Yong-June Shin, and A. E. Bayoumi. “Quadratic-Nonlinearity Power-Index Spectrum and Its Application in Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) of Helicopter Drive Trains.” IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, 2012.

Hassan, Mohammed A., David Coats, Yong-June Shin, Abdel E. Bayoumi, and Alexander Barry. “Bicoherence Analysis for Condition Assessment of Multi-Faulted Helicopter Drivetrain Systems.” AHS International 68th Annual Forum, Fort Worth, TX, 2012.

Bayoumi, Abdel, Amber McKenzie, Kareem Gouda, Jacob McVay, and Damian Carr. “Impact of Lubrication Analysis on Improvement of AH-64D Helicopter Component Performance.” AHS International 68th Annual Forum, Fort Worth, TX, 2012.

Hassan, Mohammed A., David Coats, Kareem Gouda, Yong-June Shin, and Abdel Bayoumi. “Analysis of Nonlinear Vibration-Interaction Using Higher Order Spectra to Diagnose Aerospace System Faults.” IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2012.

Coats, David, Mohammed A. Hassan, Nicholas Goodman, Vytautas Blechertas, Yong-June Shin, and Abdel Bayoumi. “Design of Advanced Time-Frequency Mutual Information Measures for Aerospace Diagnostics and Prognostics.” IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2011.

Goodman, Nicholas, and Abdel Bayoumi. “Fault Class Identification Through Applied Data Mining of AH-64 Condition Indicators.” AHS 66th Annual Forum, Phoenix, AZ, 2010.

Nooli, Praveen, Abdel Bayoumi, Francis Gadala-Maria, Nicholas Goodman, and Vytautas Blechertas. “Implications of Simultaneous Mechanical and Thermal Loads on the Rheological Properties of the Grease in AH-64 Helicopter Gearboxes.”AHS 66th Annual Forum, Phoenix, AZ, 2010.

McKenzie, Amber, Manton Matthews, Nicholas Goodman, and Abdel Bayoumi. “Information Extraction from Helicopter Maintenance Records as a Springboard for the Future of Maintenance Text Analysis,” 23rd International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems, 2010.

Goodman, Nicholas, Abdel Bayoumi, Vytautas Blechertas, Ronak Shah, and Yong-June Shin. “CBM Component Testing at the University of South Carolina: AH-64 Tail Rotor Gearbox Studies.” AHS 65th Annual Forum, Grapevine, TX, 2009.

Coats, David, Kwangik Ik Cho, Yong-June Shin, Abdel Bayoumi, Nicholas Goodman, and Vytautas Blechertas. “Advancement of Aging Rotorcraft Predictive Maintenance through Rationalization of Condition Monitoring and Data Analysis Techniques.”NASA/DoD/FAA Joint Conference on Aging Aircraft, Kansas City, MO, 2009.

Blechertas, Vytautas, Abdel Bayoumi, Nicholas Goodman, Ronak Shah, and Yong-June Shin. “CBM Fundamental Research at the University of South Carolina: A Systematic Approach to U.S. Army Rotorcraft CBM and the Resulting Tangible Benefits.”AHS International Specialists' Meeting on Condition Based Maintenance, Huntsville, AL, 2009.

Goodman, Nicholas, Abdel Bayoumi, Vytautas Blechertas, Ronak Shah, and Yong-June Shin. “CBM Component Testing at the University of South Carolina: AH-64 Tail Rotor Gearbox Grease Studies.” AHS International Specialists' Meeting on Condition Based Maintenance, Huntsville, AL, 2009.

Bayoumi, Abdel Moez E., Nicholas Goodman, Ronak Shah, and Vytautas Blechertas. “Mechanical Diagnosis and Prognosis of Military Aircraft: Integration of Wear, Vibration Time-Frequency Analysis and Temperature into Diagnosis Algorithms.”Cairo, Egypt, 2009.

Cho, Kwangik, David Coats, John Abrams, Nicholas Goodman, Yong-June Shin, and Abdel E. Bayoumi. “Applications of Time-Frequency Analysis for Aging Aircraft Component Diagnostics and Prognostics.” SPIE-Advanced Signal Processing Algorithms, Architectures, and Implementations XVIII, San Diego, CA, 2008.

Bayoumi, Abdel, Nicholas Goodman, Ronak Shah, Les Eisner, Lem Grant, and Jonathan Keller. "Conditioned-Based Maintenance at USC - Part I: Integration of Maintenance Management Systems and Health Monitoring Systems through Historical Data Investigation.” AHS International Specialists' Meeting on Condition Based Maintenance, Huntsville, AL, 2008

Bayoumi, Abdel, Nicholas Goodman, Ronak Shah, Les Eisner, Lem Grant, and Jonathan Keller. "Conditioned-Based Maintenance at USC - Part II: Implementation of CBM through the Application of Data Source Integration.” AHS International Specialists' Meeting on Condition Based Maintenance, Huntsville, AL, 2008.

 Bayoumi, Abdel, Nicholas Goodman, Ronak Shah, Trevor Roebuck, Andrew Jarvie, Les Eisner, Lem Grant, and Jonathan Keller, “Conditioned-Based Maintenance at USC - Part III: Aircraft Components Mapping and Testing for CBM.” AHS International Specialists' Meeting on Condition Based Maintenance, Huntsville, AL, 2008.

Bayoumi, Abdel, Nicholas Goodman, Ronak Shah, Les Eisner, Lem Grant, and Jonathan Keller. “Conditioned-Based Maintenance at USC - Part IV: Examination and Cost-Benefit Analysis of the CBM Process.” AHS International Specialists' Meeting on Condition Based Maintenance, Huntsville, AL, 2008.

Journals

Hassan, Mohammed A., Abdel E. Bayoumi, and Yong-June Shin. "Quadratic-Nonlinearity Index Based on Bicoherence and Its Application in Condition Monitoring of Drive-Train Components," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 719 - 728, March 2014

Coats, David, Kwangik Cho, Yong-June Shin, Nicholas Goodman, Vytautas Blechertas, and Abdel-Moez E. Bayoumi. "Advanced Time-Frequency Mutual Information Measures for Condition-Based Maintenance of Helicopter Drivetrains." IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 60, no. 8, pp. 2984 - 2994, August 2011

Bayoumi, Abdel and Les Eisner. "Transforming the US Army through the Implementation of Condition-Based Maintenance." Journal of Army Aviation, May 2007

Bayoumi, Abdel and William Ranson. "On-Board Vibrations and Health Monitoring Systems, an Approach to Achieve Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM)." IMAC-SEM, Journal of the American Helicopter Society, December 2006

Bayoumi, Abdel-Moez E., William Ransom, Lester Eisner, and Lemuelle Grant. "Cost and Effectiveness Analysis of the AH-64 and UH-60 On-Board Vibrations Monitoring System." Aerospace Conference-IEEE, Big Sky, Montana, March 2005

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