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Refereed professional journal publications

1.      M. Meron, Y. Bar‑Cohen, and O. Ishai, "Nondestructive Evaluation of Degradation in Glass‑Reinforced Plastics as a Result of Environmental Effects," J. Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 5, No. 5 (1977), pp. 394‑396.

2.      Y. Bar‑Cohen, "Non‑Destructive Testing," Mada J.,” Vol. 21, No. 3‑4 (1977), pp. 151‑155 (In Hebrew).

3.      Y. Bar‑Cohen, U. Arnon, and M. Meron, "Defect Detection and Characterization in Composite Sandwich Structures by Ultrasonics," SAMPE J., Vol. 14, No. 1 (1978), pp. 4‑8.

4.      A. Arieli, Y. Bar‑Cohen, and A. Blas, "The Effect of High Temperature Oxidation on the Eddy‑Current Conductivity of Ti‑6Al‑4V Alloy," Materials Evaluation, Vol. 36, No. 6 (1978), pp. 62‑64.

5.      Y. Bar‑Cohen, B. Ben‑Joseph, and E. Harnik, "Compact Sensitive Instrument for Direct Ultrasonic Visualization of Defects," Review Scientific Instruments, Vol. 49, No. 12 (1978), pp. 1709‑1711.

6.      Y. Bar‑Cohen, B. Ben‑Joseph, and E. Harnik, "Schlieren Ultrasonic Visualization of Delaminations in Composite Material," Ultrasonics, Vol. 17, No. 1 (1979), pp. 9‑10.

7.      Y. Bar‑Cohen, "Nondestructive Testing of Microwelds Using Laser Induced Shock Waves," British J. for Nondestructive Testing, Vol. 21, No. 2 (1979), pp. 76‑78.

8.      Y. Bar‑Cohen, E. Harnik, M. Meron, and R. Davidson, "Ultrasonic NDE Method of Detection and Identification of Defects in Filament Wound Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic Tubes," Materials Evaluation, Vol. 37, No. 8 (1979), pp. 51‑55.

9.      Y. Bar‑Cohen, M. Meron, and O. Ishai, "Nondestructive Evaluation of Hygrothermal Effects on Fiber Reinforced Plastic Laminates," J. Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 7, No. 5 (1979), pp. 291‑293.

10.  Y. Bar‑Cohen, S. Kovnovich, and E. Harnik, "Direct Ultrasonic Visualization of Fatigue Cracks," NDT International, Vol. 13, No. 2 (1980), pp. 63‑64.

11.  O. Ishai and Y. Bar‑Cohen, "Dispersion of Ultrasonic Data as a Measure of Hygrothermal Effects on FRP Laminates," Composites, Vol. 11 (October 1980), pp. 205‑208.

12.  Y. Bar‑Cohen and R. L. Crane, "Acoustic‑Backscattering Imaging of Subcritical Flaws in Composites," Materials Evaluation, Vol. 40, No. 9 (1982), pp. 970‑975.

13.  Y. Bar‑Cohen, "Schlieren Visualization of Acoustically Imaged Defects," Materials Evaluation, Vol. 41, Vol. 1 (1983), pp. 88‑93.

14.  Y. Bar‑Cohen, D. A. Stubbs, and W. C. Hoppe, "Multiphase Backing Materials for Piezoelectric Broadband Transducer," J. Acoustic Society of America, Vol. 75, No. 5 (1984), pp. 1629‑1633.

15.  D. J. Hagemaier, A. H. Wendelbo, and Y. Bar‑Cohen, "Aircraft Corrosion and Detection Methods," Materials Evaluation, Vol. 43, No. 4 (1985), pp. 426‑437.

16.  Y. Bar‑Cohen, "NDE of Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials ‑ A Review," Materials Evaluation, Vol. 44, No. 4, (1986) pp. 446‑454. (Errata Vol. 44, No. 8 (1986), p. 1011).

17.  A. K. Mal, P. ‑C. Xu, and Y. Bar‑Cohen, "Analysis of Leaky Lamb Waves in Bonded Solids," International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 27, No. 7 (1989), pp. 779‑791.

18.  Y. Bar‑Cohen, A. K. Mal and C. -C. Yin, "Ultrasonic Evaluation of Adhesive Bonding," Journal of Adhesion, Vol. 29, No. 1‑4, (1989), pp. 257‑274.

19.  C. M. Teller, K. J. Diercks, Y. Bar‑Cohen, and A. K. Mal, "Recent Advances in the Application of Leaky Lamb Waves to the NDE of Adhesive Bonds," Journal of Adhesion, Vol. 30, No. 1‑4 (1989), pp. 243‑261.

20.  A. K. Mal, M. R. Karim, and Y. Bar‑Cohen, "Determination of the Properties of Composite Interfaces by an Ultrasonic Method," J. of Materials Science and Engineering, Elsevier Sequoia, Vol. A126 (1990), pp. 155‑164.

21.  A. K. Mal, P. ‑C. Xu, and Y. Bar‑Cohen, "Leaky Lamb Waves for the Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation of Adhesive Bonds," J. of Engineering Materials and Technology, Transaction of ASME, Vol. 112, No. 3, (1990), pp. 255‑259.

22.  M. R. Karim, A. K. Mal, and Y. Bar‑Cohen, "Inversion of Leaky Lamb Wave Data by Simplex Algorithm," J. of the Acoustic Society of America, Vol. 88, No. 1 (1990), pp. 482‑491.

23.  P.‑C. Xu, A. K. Mal, and Y. Bar‑Cohen, "Inversion of Leaky Lamb Waves Data to determine Cohesion Properties of Bonds," International J. of Engineering Science, Vol. 28, No. 4 (1990), pp. 331‑346

24.  A. K. Mal, C. ‑C. Yin, and Y. Bar‑Cohen, "Analysis of Acoustic Pulses from Fiber‑Reinforced Composite Laminate," J. of Applied Mechanics, The American Society of Mechanical Engineering, 91-WA/APM-18, (1991), pp. 1-9.

25.  A. K. Mal, C. ‑C. Yin, and Y. Bar‑Cohen, "Ultrasonic NDE of Cracked Composite Laminates," Composites Engineering, Pergamon Press, Vol. 1, No. 2, (1991), pp. 85-101.

26.  Y. Bar‑Cohen, K. H. Nguyen, and R. Botsco, "Eddy Currents Monitor Composites Cure," Advanced Materials & Processes, ASM International, Vol. 139, No. 4, (1991) pp. 41-44.

27.  A. K. Mal, C. -C. Yin and Y. Bar-Cohen, "Analysis of Acoustic Pulses Reflected From Fiber-Reinforced Composite Laminates," J. of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 59, No. 2, (1992) pp. 136-144.

28.  Y. Bar-Cohen, A. K. Mal and S. -S. Lih, "NDE of Composite Materials Using Ultrasonic Oblique Insonification," Materials Evaluation, Vol. 51, No. 11, (Nov. 1993) 1285-1296.

29.  M. Shahinpoor, Y. Bar-Cohen, J. O. Simpson and J. Smith, "Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites (IPMC) as Biomimetic Sensors, Actuators & Artificial Muscles- A Review," Smart Materials & Structures Journal, Vol. 7, No. 6, (December, 1998) pp. R15-R30

30.  Y. Bar-Cohen and P. Backes, "Open-architecture robotic crawlers for NDE of aircraft structures," Materials Evaluation, Vol. 57, No. 3 (1999) pp.361-366.

31.  Y. Bar-Cohen, "Emerging NDE Technologies and Challenges at the Beginning of the 3rd Millennium – Part I.” Material Evaluation, Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2000, pp. 17-30.

32.  Y. Bar-Cohen, "Emerging NDE Technologies and Challenges at the Beginning of the 3rd Millennium – Part II.” Material Evaluation, Vol. 58, No. 2, February 2000, pp. 141-150.

33.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Polymer Actuators Contributing to Asteroid Missions,” Kobunshi High Polymers, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan, Feb. 2000, pp. 72-73.

34.  Y. Bar-Cohen and S.-S. Lih "Experimental Enhancement of Leaky Lamb Wave Dispersion Data Acquisition and Implementation Challenges to NDE of Composites," Materials Evaluation, Vol. 58, No. 6, June 2000, pp. 801-806.

35.  Y. Bar-Cohen, S.-S. Lih and A. K. Mal, “NDE of Composites Using Leaky Lamb Waves (LLW),” Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation Journal, Thomson Press Ltd., Vol. 17, No. 2 (2001), pp. 91-119.

36.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Electroactive Polymers as Artificial Muscles: A Review,” AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (JSR), Vol. 39, No. 6, (November-December 2002), pp. 822-827.

37.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Making Science Fiction an Engineering Reality Using Biologically-Inspired Technologies,” 2002 Lester Honor Lecture, Materials Evaluation, Vol. 61, No. 1, (January 2003), pp. 25-32.

38.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Actuation of Biologically Inspired Intelligent Robotics Using Artificial Muscles,” Industrial Robots, Emerald Publisher, Volume 30, No. 4, (July 2003), pp. 331-337.

39.  X. Bao, Y. Bar-Cohen, Z. Chang, B. P. Dolgin, S. Sherrit, D. S. Pal, S. Du, and T. Peterson, "Modeling and Computer Simulation of Ultrasonic/Sonic Driller/Corer (USDC)," IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control (UFFC), Vol. 50, No. 9, (Sept. 2003), pp. 1147-1160.

40.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Electric Flex,” Robotics Section, IEEE Spectrum, (June 2004), pp. 28-33.

41.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Bionic Humans Using EAP as Artificial Muscles – Reality and Challenges,” Featured Article, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Volume 1, Number 3, ISSN 1729-8806, (2004) pp. 217-222 http://www.ars-journal.com/ars/Free_Articles/Bar-Cohen.htm

42.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Making Robots Smile,” Engineering World, Engineers Media's bimonthly digest magazine, Australia (Aug/Sept, 2004), pp. 4-9.

43.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Biologically Inspired Intelligent Robots Using Artificial Muscles,” Technical Note, Strain Journal, Blackwell Science, Vol. 41, No. 1 (2005), pp. 19–24

44.  F. Feng and A. Mal, M. Kabo, J. C. Wang, and Y. Bar-Cohen, “The Mechanical and Thermal Effects of Focused Ultrasound in a Model Biological Material,” Journal of Acoustic Society of America, Vol. 117, No. 4, Pt. 1, (April 2005), pp. 2347-2355.

45.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Current and Future Developments in Artificial Muscles using Electroactive Polymers (EAP),” Expert Review of Medical Devices Journal, Future Drugs, ISSN 1743-4440, Volume 2, No. 6, (Nov. 2005) Pages 731-740.

46.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Biomimetics – using nature to inspire human innovation,” Journal of the Bioinspiration & Biomimetics: Learning from Nature Journal, Institute of Physics Publishing, Volume 1, Number 1, (March 2006) pp. 1-12  http://ej.iop.org/links/q54/UZ+lFRfCaiqP4NlIJ7Q67Q/bb6_1_p01.pdf

47.  Y. Bar-Cohen, S.-S. Lih, X. Bao, and S. Sherrit, “Ferroelectric-based single source of multiple types of radiation enabling multifunctional NDE and analytical instruments,” Materials Evaluation, ASNT, Vol. 64, No. 4, April 2006, pp. 407-411.

48.  B. Kennedy, A. Okon, H. Aghazarian, M. Badescu, X. Bao, Y. Bar-Cohen, Z. Chang, B. Dabiri, M. Garrett, L. Magnone, and S. Sherrit, “Lemur IIb: A robotic system for steep terrain access,” Industrial Robot, Volume: 4, Issue: 4, ISSN: 0143991X, DOI: 10.1108/01439910610667872, (2006), pp. 265-269

49.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Biomimetics using Electroactive Polymers (EAP) as artificial muscles,” Journal of Advanced Materials, SAMPE, Volume 38, No. 4, October 2006 pages 3-9.

50.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Biomimetics – Nature Inspired Innovation,” Essay in “Life Size” by D. Benjamin and S.-I. Yang (Eds.), Columbia Books of Architecture, New York, NY, ISBN 1-8835-8441-8, Dec. 2006, pp. 22-25.

51.  Y. Liu, C. Mavroidis, Y. Bar-Cohen and Z. Chang, “Analytical and Experimental Study of Determining the Optimal Number of Wedge Shape Cutting Teeth in Coring Bits Used in Percussive Drilling,” Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, Volume 129, Issue 4 (August 2007) pp. 760-769.

52.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Electroactive Polymers (EAP) as an Enabling Materials Technology,” Special Issue on Smart Materials and Systems in the Journal of Aerospace Engineering, ISSN 0954-4100 Vol. 221, No. G4 (August 2007) pp. 553-564. http://journals.pepublishing.com/jaero

53.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Artificial muscles based on electroactive polymers (EAP) as an enabling tool in biomimetics,” Special Issue on Biomimetics, Vol. 221, Part C, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, (October 2007), pp. 1149-1156. http://journals.pepublishing.com/jmes

54.  Y. Bar-Cohen (Guest Editor) , “Focus issue on Biomimetics using electroactive polymers as artificial muscles,” BioInspiration & Biomimetics Journal, ISSN 1748-3182, Vol. 2, No. 2, (June 2007) pp. 1-3.

55.  Y. Bar-Cohen and Qiming Zhang, “Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Sensors,” Special Issue dedicated to EAP, Materials Research Society (MRS) Bulletin Vol. 33, No. 3, (March 2008) pp. 173-177

56.  K. Zacny, Y. Bar-Cohen, D. Boucher, M. Brennan, G. Briggs, G. Cooper, K. Davis, B. Dolgin, D. Glaser, B. Glass, S. Gorevan, J. Guerrero, G. Paulsen, S. Stanley, C. Stoker,  “Drilling Systems for Extraterrestrial Subsurface Exploration,” Special Paper in the Journal of Astrobiology, Volume 8, Number 3, (2008), pp 665-706.

57.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “EAP actuators for biomimetic technologies with humanlike robots as one of the ultimate challenges,” J. of Advances in Science and Technology Vol. 61 (2008) pp 1-7

58.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Dynamic Braille,” SPIE’s Professional Magazine, October 2009, pp. 12-13 and 15.

59.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Biomimicking Marine Mechanisms and Organizational Principles,” Marine Technology Society Journal, Volume 45, Number 4, (July/August 2011), pp. 14-15

60.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Biological Senses as Inspiring Model for Biomimetic Sensors,” Invited Paper, IEEE Sensors Journal, Volume 1, No. 12, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/JSEN.2011.2167321 (2011) pp.  3194 - 3201

61.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Nature as a model for mimicking and inspiration of new technologies,” International Journal of Aeronautical and Space sciences (IJASS), DOI:10.5139/IJASS.2012.13.1.1, Vol.13, No. 1, (2012) pp. 1–13 http://ijass.org/On_line/admin/files/1)(001-013)Review.pdf

62.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “Humanlike robots – the state-of-the-art and issues of concern” Open Court Session Journal of the Israel Bar Association, Haifa, Israel (June 2013), in Hebrew, pp. 46-47.

63.  H. J. Lee, S. Zhang, Y. Bar-Cohen, and S. Sherrit, “High temperature, high power piezoelectric composite transducers”, Special Issue on "Ultrasonic Sensors and Transducers for Applications in Biology, Medicine and NDT”, open access, Sensors Journal, ISSN 1424-8220, doi:10.3390/s140814526, Vol. 14 (August 2014) pp. 14526-14552.

64.  Y. Bar-Cohen “The progress in humanlike robots towards having them in every home and business”. International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems Journal, Open Access, 2015 Highlights section, Vol. 12, ISSN 1729-8806, DOI 10.5772/1, May 2015, pp. 55-67.

65.  Y. Bar-Cohen, K. Zacny, M. Badescu, H. J. Lee, S. Sherrit, X. Bao, G. L Paulsen, and L. Beegle, “Auto-Gopher II– a biologically inspired deep drill for planetary exploration”, IEEE HKN, the BRIDGE magazine, Special issue featuring bio-inspired engineering, Vol. 112, No. 1 (April 2016) pp. 20-24

66.  Y. Bar-Cohen, “The CRC Press Series in Biomimetics” The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), INSIGHT, Volume 19, Issue 1, April 2016, pp. 53-54, doi: 10.1002/ inst.12076




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