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Arnaldo Mazzei

Research Interests

Automotive

Vibrations

 

Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1998

M. Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1991

B. Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1987

 

Experience

Professor-Mechanical Engineering,  Kettering University,  Flint,  MI  1999 – present

Research Associate – Mechanical Engineering,  University of Michigan,  Dearborn,  MI,  1998 – 1999

Assistant Professor,  University of Sao Paulo,  Brazil,  1990 – 1993

 

Research Activities

Consulting – Driveline vibration instability, No collaborators,American Axle & Manufacturing, Rochester Hills, MI, 2009 – 2010

Consulting – Parts re-design and optmization, No collaborators,Regency Plastics, Bad Axe, MI, 2008 – 2008

Consulting – Chassis vibration, No collaborators, Delphi, Flint, MI, 2006 – 2006

 

Selected Publications

Mazzei, A. and Scott, R. A.; 2013, Journal of Vibration and Control vol. 19 (5), 771 – 786, On the Effects of Non-Homogeneous Materials on the Vibrations and Static Stability of Tapered Shafts.

Mazzei, A.; 2012, Journal of Shock and Vibration vol. 19 (6), 1315 – 1326, On the Effect of Functionally Graded Materials on Resonances of Rotating Beams.

Mazzei, A. and Scott, R. A.; 2011, ASME – Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Vol.133, Iss.6, December 2011, Effect of Functionally Graded Materials on Resonances of Bending Shafts Under Time-Dependent Axial Loading.

Mazzei, A.; 2011, Journal of Vibration and Control vol. 17 (5), 667 – 677, Passage through Resonance in a Universal Joint Driveline System.

Mazzei, A. and Scott, R. A.; 2003, Journal of Sound and Vibration 265(4), 863-885, Effects of Internal Viscous Damping on the Stability of a Rotating Shaft Driven through a Universal Joint.

Mazzei, A. and Scott, R. A.; 2001, Journal of Sound and Vibration 244(3), 555-562, Principal Parametric Resonance Zones of a Rotating Rigid Shaft Driven through a Universal Joint.

Mazzei, A., Argento, A., and Scott, R. A.; 1999, Journal of Sound and Vibration 222(1), 19-47, Dynamic stability of a rotating shaft driven through a universal joint.


Contact Information

Email: amazzei@kettering.edu

Phone: (810) 762-7878

Office: 2-237 Mott Building