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Andrew A. Frank, Professor Emeritus, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of California, Davis

Publications: 1964, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001.

Abstracts and Reports: 1958, 1968, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 19911992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997.

Lectures at Meetings & Seminars: 1971, 1972, 1976, 1977, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2008.

Publications list at Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis.



Publications by Andrew "Andy" Frank

1964
    1.    A DISCUSSION OF IMPULSE MODULATION WITH SPECIFIC APPLICATION TO AN OPEN LOOP MISSILE THRUST VECTOR CONTROLLER,
        A. Frank and G. Leonard, Proceedings IEEE Eastern Electronics Conference, Washington, DC, December.

1968
    2.    ON THE STABILITY OF QUADRUPED CREEPING GAITS,
        R. McGhee and A. Frank, Journal of Biomechanics, Mathematical Biosciences, 3:331-351.

1969
    3.    SOME CONSIDERATIONS RELATING TO THE DESIGN OF AUTOPILOTS FOR LEGGED VEHICLES,
        A. Frank and R. McGhee, Journal of Terramechanics, 6(1):23-25.

    4.    ON THE SYNTHESIS OF BIPED LOCOMOTION MACHINES,
        A. Frank and M. Vukobratovic, Proceedings 8th International Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering, Evanston, IL (abstract only).

1970
    5.    AN ASYNCHRONOUS DIGITAL CONTROLLER,
        A. Frank, IEEE Industrial Electronics Control and Instrumentation,  (IECI) 17(4):263-271.

    6.    ON THE CONTROL AND STABILITY OF ONE CLASS OF BIPED LOCOMOTION SYSTEMS,
        M. Vukobratovic, D. Juricic, and A. A. Frank, Trans. ASME, Journal of Basic Engineering, 92(2):328-332, Series D.

    7.    AN APPROACH TO THE DYNAMIC ANALYSIS AND SYNTHESIS OF BIPED LOCOMOTION MACHINES,
        A. Frank, Journal of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering, 8(5):465-476.

    8a.    ON THE STABILITY OF BIPED LOCOMOTION,
        M. Vukobratovic, A. A. Frank, and D. Juricic, IEEE Transactions on Bio-Medical Engineering BME-17(1):25-36.

    8b.    Also appeared as:
        ON THE GAIT STABILITY OF BIPED MACHINES,
        A. A. Frank and M. Vukobratovic, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control AC-15(6):678, (short version).

1971
    9.    ON THE STABILITY OF AN ALGORITHMIC BIPED LOCOMOTION MACHINE,
        A. A. Frank, Journal of Terramechanics, 8(1):41-50.

    10.    A DIGITAL SIMULATION LANGUAGE WITH REAL-TIME INPUT AND OUTPUT,
        A. S. Chai and A. A. Frank, Proceedings SCSC, Boston, MA, pp. 65-69.

    11.    AN INTERACTIVE CLASS ORIENTED DYNAMIC GRAPHIC DISPLAY SYSTEM USING A HYBRID COMPUTER,
        A. A. Frank, Proceedings of Fall Joint Computer Conference, pp. 357-359, November.

1973
    12a.    ELECTRIC AND ELECTRIC HYBRID CARS--EVALUATION AND COMPARISON,
        A. Frank and N. Beachley, SAE Lecture Series, 21st Annual, #730619, Milwaukee, WI, March 6.

    12b.    Also appeared in:
        SAE SP-379, Engineering Know-How in Engine Design, Part 21.

    13a.    COMPUTER SIMULATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN HYBRID-ELECTRIC VEHICLE CONCEPT,
        J. R. Winkelman and A. Frank, Publication No. 730511, SAE Spring Conference, May.

    13b.    Also appeared in:
        Automotive Engineering, September.

1974
    14.    A STUDY OF CONTROLLABILITY OF BODY MOTION IN A BIPED BY A LINEARIZED MODEL,
        A. A. Frank and T. Yamashita, invited and published in IEEE JACC, Austin, TX, June, pp. 564-574.

    15.    ON THE DYNAMICS OF AN ELASTICALLY COUPLED MULTI-BODY BIPED LOCOMOTION MODEL,
        B. M. Khandelwal and A. A. Frank, invited and published in IEEE JACC, Austin, TX, June.

    16.    ON PROGRAMMABLE PARALLEL DATA ROUTING NETWORKS VIA CROSSBAR SWITCHES FOR MULTIPLE ELEMENT COMPUTER ARCHITECTURES,
        C. J. Chen and A. A. Frank, Lecture Notes in Computer Science #24 Parallel Processing, Springer-Verlag, August.

    17.    COMPUTER CONTROLLED ENGINE TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS,
        A. A. Frank and N. Beachley, NEREM 74, Part I: Technical Papers, October.

1975
    18.    SIMULATION OF AUTOMOBILE MILEAGE AND EMISSIONS BY USE OF DYNAMIC MODELS AND REAL COMPONENT DATA,
        R. Radtke, D. Kapellen, A. Frank, and N. Beachley, 19th Intersociety Energy Conversion and Engineering Conference, University of Delaware, Newark, NJ, August 18-22.

    19.    INTERACTIVE COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN OF PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS,
        A. A. Frank, 1975 International Conference on Cybernetics and Society, sponsored by IEEE SMCS, San Francisco, CA, September 23-25.

    20.    THE FUEL-SAVING POTENTIAL OF CARS WITH CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSIONS AND OPTIMAL CONTROL ALGORITHM,
        B. C. Christenson, N. H. Beachley, and A. A. Frank, presented at ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, November 30-December 5, ASME Paper #75-WA/AVT-20.

1976
    21.    DESIGN OF MANIPULATOR ARM FOR AN INTERACTIVE COMPUTER-CONTROLLED LEGGED LOCOMOTION SYSTEMS,
        D. E. Orin, A. A. Frank, J. R. Buckett, and V. C. Jaswa, Automatic Control Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

    22.    A TECHNIQUE FOR OBTAINING AN ENGINE EMISSIONS MODEL BASED ON CONTINUOUS EPA-CVS TEST DATA AND A DYNAMIC VEHICLE MODEL,
        R. R. Radtke, A. A. Frank, and N. H. Beachley, SAE Paper #760156.

    23.    IMPROVING FUEL ECONOMY IN AUTOMOBILES WITH A FLYWHEEL ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM,
        A. A. Frank and N. H. Beachley, Design News, pp. 49-50, March.

    24.    THE FUEL EFFICIENCY POTENTIAL OF A FLYWHEEL HYBRID VEHICLE FOR URBAN DRIVING,
        A. A. Frank, N. H. Beachley, T. C. Hausenbauer, and P. Ting, Proceedings of the 11th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, pp. 17-24, September.

    25.    NOISE REDUCTION OF A HYDROSTATIC POWER-SPLIT TRANSMISSION IN A FLYWHEEL HYBRID AUTOMOBILE,
        T. C. Hausenbauer, N. H. Beachley, and A. A. Frank, Proceedings of the 32nd National Conference on Fluid Power, October.

1977
    26.    CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION CONCEPTS SUITABLE FOR FLYWHEEL HYBRID AUTOMOBILES,
        A. A. Frank, N. H. Beachley, R. W. Harter, A. P. Dietrich, and K. C. Law, Proceedings of the 12th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, August 28-September 2, pp. 26-33.

    27.    EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION OF A FLYWHEEL ENERGY MANAGEMENT AUTOMOBILE,
        R. Harter, T. Hausenbauer, N. Beachley, and A. Frank, Proceedings of the NATO/CCMS 4th International Symposium on Automotive Propulsion Systems, Arlington, VA, April 17-22.

    28.    IMPROVING VEHICLE FUEL ECONOMY WITH HYBRID POWER SYSTEMS,
        N. Beachley and A. Frank, Engineering Know How in Engine Design - Part 25 (SAE).

    29a.    FLYWHEEL CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS FOR AUTOMOTIVE AND TRANSIT PROPULSION,
        A. Frank, N. Beachley, R. Harter, A. Dietrich, D. Stockman, and K. Lau, Proceedings, Conference on Infinitely Variable Mechanical Transmission, Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden, August 22.
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    29b.    Also appeared in:
        Proceedings 1977 Flywheel Technology Symposium, October 5-7.

    30.    WISPAC: A PARALLEL ARRAY COMPUTER FOR LARGE-SCALE SYSTEM SIMULATION,
        W. Cyre, C. Davis, A. Frank, L. Jedynak, M. Redmond, and V. Rideout, Simulation, 29(5).

    31.    A POWER-SPLIT HYDROSTATIC TRANSMISSION FOR A FLYWHEEL AUTOMOBILE,
        T. Hausenbauer, N. Beachley, and A. Frank, Proceedings Fluid Power Controls and Systems Conference, Madison, WI, May 23-25.

1979
    32a.    THE DESIGN OF AN ENERGY EFFICIENT HIGH PERFORMANCE HYBRID ELECTRIC AUTOMOBILE,
        T. Volz, F. S. Jamzadeh, A. A. Frank, and N. H. Beachley, Mechanical Engineering, pp. 55-57, pp. 607-611, October.

    32b.    Also appeared in:
        Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference Paper No. 799123.

    33.    AN INEXPENSIVE SYSTEM TO ANALYZE ELECTRIC VEHICLE PERFORMANCE,
        E. Lorbeer, A. A. Frank, M. Redmond, and R. Badeau, MIDCON.

    34.    EVALUATION OF THE FLYWHEEL DRIVE CONCEPT FOR PASSENGER VEHICLES,
        A. A. Frank, and N. H. Beachley, (SAE 790049), SAE 1979 Transactions, Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc., pp. 230-241.

    35.    CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE FLYWHEEL ENERGY STORAGE AUTOMOBILE,
        A. A. Frank and N. H. Beachley, presented at 2nd International Conference on Continuously Variable Transmissions, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, June.

    36.    EISEN CONTINU VERANDERLIJKE OVERBRENGING VOOR AUTO MET ENERGIEOPSLAD IN VLIEGWIEL,
        A. A. Frank and N. H. Beachley, Aandrijftechniek (Journal of The Nederlandse Organisatie van Tijdschrift-Uitgevrs), No. 10/80, pp. 640-647, October.

1980
    37.    CONTROL CONSIDERATIONS FOR A FLYWHEEL HYBRID AUTOMOBILE WITH A MECHANICAL CONTINUOUSLY-VARIABLE TRANSMISSION,
        N. H. Beachley and A. A. Frank, 1980 Flywheel Technology Symposium, Scottsdale, AZ.  Co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (CONF-801022), U.S. Government Printing Office, pp. 188-197, October.

    38.    DESIGN OF THE DIGITAL INTERFACE AND COMPUTATION PORTION OF AN AUTOMOTIVE DATA ACQUISITION AND REDUCTION MODULE (DARM),
        M. J. Redmond and A. A. Frank, Proceedings of the 1980 IECI Conference, pp. 306-312, March.

    39.    PRINCIPLES AND DEFINITIONS FOR CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSIONS, WITH EMPHASIS ON AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS,
        N. Beachley and A. Frank, Proceedings of ASME Century 2 International Power Transmission and Gearing Conference, August.

    40.    DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR FLYWHEEL-TRANSMISSION AUTOMOBILES,
        A. A. Frank and N. H. Beachley, presented at West Coast International Meeting of the Society of Automotive Engineers, August 1980, published in Automotive Engineering (SAE 800886), (SAE monthly journal 88:77-83), November.

    41.    FLYWHEEL/HEAT ENGINE VEHICLE DESIGN AND ANALYSIS,
        N. H. Beachley and A. A. Frank, Proceedings of Annual Mechanical, Magnetic, and Underground Energy Storage 1980 Annual Contractors' Review, [Washington, DC, November 10-13], pp. 315-323, prepared for U.S. Department of Energy (Conf-801178).

1981
    43.    CONTINUOUSLY-VARIABLE TRANSMISSION DESIGNS FOR FLYWHEEL HYBRID AUTOMOBILES,
        N. H. Beachley, A. A. Frank, F. S. Jamzadeh, M. W. Nohr, and T. A. Volz, International Symposium on Gearing and Power Transmissions, Tokyo, Japan, August 30-September 3, pp. 393-398.

    44.    PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR ENERGY-STORAGE MOTOR VEHICLES,
        N. H. Beachley and A. A. Frank, Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Energy Conference, Atlanta, GA, August.

    45.    A LOW-COST, HIGH-POWER, HIGH-EFFICIENCY DRIVE SYSTEM FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES,
        A. A. Frank, T. A. Volz, and F. S. Jamzadeh, in EVC Symposium VI Proceedings (Baltimore, MD, October), L. Andrews, Ed., Washington, DC, Electric Vehicle Council.

1982
    46.    OPTIMAL CONTROL FOR MAXIMUM MILEAGE OF A FLYWHEEL ENERGY-STORAGE VEHICLE,
        F. Jamzadeh and A. Frank, SAE Paper No. 820747, June.

1983
    47.    COMPUTER DESIGN TECHNIQUES FOR A FOUR-SQUARE TRANSIENT CYCLE TESTING DYNAMOMETER FOR CVTS,
        H. Vahabzadeh and A. A. Frank, presented at the 3rd International Computer Engineering Conference and Exhibit (ASME), Chicago, IL, August 7-11.

    48.    CONTROL SYSTEM DESIGN FOR A FOUR-SQUARE DYNAMOMETER TRANSIENT TESTING SYSTEM,
        H. Vahabzadeh, H., and A. A. Frank, presented at the 3rd International Computer Engineering Conference and Exhibit (ASME), Chicago, IL, August 7-11.

1984
    49.    SYSTEM DESIGN AND CONTROL CONSIDERATIONS OF AUTOMOTIVE CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSIONS,
        C. Chan, D. Yang, T. Volz, D. Breitweiser, F. S. Jamzadeh, T. Omitsu, and A. A. Frank, (SAE 840048), presented at the Passenger Car Conference, Annual International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, February.

    50a.    AN OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUE FOR THE DESIGN OF A CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM FOR AUTOMOBILES,
        D. Yang and A. A. Frank, International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1985, pp. 41-54

    50b.    AN OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUE FOR THE DESIGN OF A CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM FOR AUTOMOBILES,
        D. Yang and A. A. Frank, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, January.

    51.    ON THE USE OF ENGINE MODULATION FOR DECELERATION CONTROL OF CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION VEHICLES,
        D. Yang and A. Frank, (SAE Paper No. 8950490), Proceedings of SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, February.

Aa2    1985
    52.    CONTROL AND RESPONSE OF CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION (CVT) VEHICLES,
        Di Yang,  Di, Z. Y. Guo, and A. A. Frank, Proceedings of the American Control Conference '85, New Orleans, LA, June 19-21, CH2119-6, Vol. 3, pp. 1438-1445, (80%)

Aa2        53.    THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR KINETIC AND POTENTIAL ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES,
        R. Qian and A. A. Frank, 20th IECEC 1985 Miami Beach, FL, August 18-23, 1985 (90%)

Aa1        54.    A SIMULATION PROGRAM FOR ESTIMATING FUEL ECONOMY OF A CONVENTIONAL VEHICLE FOR EPA CITY CYCLE,
        Z. Ye and A. Frank, Journal of Computer Simulation and Modeling, (90%)

Aa1    1986
    55.    A MOVING BASE ROBOT,
        Y. Li and A. A. Frank, Proceedings of the Joint Automatic Control Conference, Chicago, IL, (90%)

Aa2        56.    PARAMETER ESTIMATION VIA AN EXTENDED KALMAN FILTER FOR IMPROVED INDUCTION MOTOR CONTROL,
        L.-C. Zai, C. L. DeMarco, and A. A. Frank, Automatica., (70%)

Aa1    1987
    57.    DYNAMIC SIMULATION OF LEGGED MACHINES USING A COMPLIANT JOINT MODEL,
        L. Shih, A. A. Frank and B. Ravani, International Journal of Robotics Research, 6(4):33-46, (90%)

Aa2        58.    A STUDY OF GAIT AND FLYWHEEL TORQUE EFFECTS ON LEGGED MACHINES USING A DYNAMIC COMPLIANT JOINT MODEL,
        L. Shih and A. A. Frank, Proceedings of 1987 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, March 31-April 3, Raleigh, NC, (90%)

Aa2        59.    DYNAMIC MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF GENERAL LINKED MECHANISMS WITH COMPLIANCE,
        L. Shih and A. A. Frank, ASME 1987 Design Automation Conference, Design Engineering, 10-2:323-333 (90%)

Aa2        60.    A FLYWHEEL DRIVE SYSTEM FOR THIRD WORLD VEHICLES,
        X. C. Yang, D. Yang, Z. Y. Guo and A. A. Frank, Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Vol. III, reviewed by Professor N. Beachley, University of Wisconsin, pp. 1202-1206, (80%)

Aa2        61a.    SYSTEM DESIGN FACTORS FOR SOLAR PANEL ASSISTED MECHANICAL HEAT PUMPS,
        A. A. Frank, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, (100%)

   
    61b.    Also appeared in:
        ASME paper no. 87-WA/AES-6, 5 pages

Aa2    1988
    62.    COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN OF A FLYWHEEL-FORKLIFT TRANSMISSION SYSTEM,
            X. C. Yang, D. Yang, Z. Y. Guo, and A. A. Frank, Paper No. 88-9065, ICECE, Vol. 2, 23rd Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Denver, CO, July 31, 1988, pp. 17-24, (90%)

Aa1        63a.    DIRECTIONAL STABILITY AUGMENTATION FOR ALL WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES,
            D. L. Margolis, A. A. Frank, and K. Morimoto, Automotive Engineering, February, 1989, (90%)

        63b.    Also appeared in:
            SAE-88-0701

Aa4        64.    WALKERS,
            A. A. Frank, in: International Encyclopedia of Robotics Applications and Automation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 1955-1964, (100%)

Ab2        65.    ON OBTAINING THE BEST FUEL ECONOMY AND PERFORMANCE FOR VEHICLES WITH ENGINE-CVT TRANSMISSIONS,
            Z. Y. Guo, X. C. Yang, D. Yang, and A. A. Frank, SAE-88-1735, Passenger Car Meeting, Detroit, MI, October 31, (100%)

Aa2        66.    A MASS TRANSIT SYSTEM FOR CARS TO INCREASE FREEWAY USE,
            A. A. Frank and S. Shideh, SAE-88-1169, Future Transportation Technology Conference and Exposition, August 8-11, San Francisco, CA,

Aa2    1989
    67.    ON LATERAL CONTROL OF HIGHWAY VEHICLES GUIDED BY A FORWARD LOOKING SENSOR,
            S. M. Liu and A. A. Frank, Advanced Transportation Conference ASCE/SAE, February 5-8, San Diego, CA, (90%)

Aa1        68a.    LONGITUDINAL CONTROL CONCEPTS FOR AUTOMATED AUTOMOBILES AND TRUCKS OPERATING ON A COOPERATIVE HIGHWAY,
A. Frank, S. J. Liu, and S. C. Liang, SP791, Vehicle/Highway Automation Technology and Policy Issues, pp. 61-68, (90%)

        68b.    Also appeared in:
            SAE Technical Paper Series, No. 89-1708, pp. 61-68

Aa1        69.    ALL WHEEL DRIVE CONTROL STRATEGIES,
            D. L. Margolis and A. A. Frank, Automotive Engineering, pp. 132-137, (90%)

Ad2    1990
    70.    HIGHWAY BUSES FOR THIRD WORLD CONGESTED CITIES,
            A. A. Frank, Proceedings of the Conference on Transportation Energy for the 3rd World, Washington, DC. (100%)


Aa2        71.    STABILITY AUGMENTATION SYSTEM (SAS) FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS,
        Y. Yasui, J. Gowan, D. Yang, J. Wang, and A. A. Frank, SAE Annual Congress 1990. (T 100%, PM 30%)

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Aa2    1991
    72.    SIMULATION OF A VEHICLE PLATOON CONTROL SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATIC HIGHWAY USING THE FUZZY CONTROL CONCEPT,
        Sijlu J. Liu, Andrew Frank, presented at the International Conference on Applications of Advance Technologies in Transportation Engineering, Minneapolis, MN, Aug. 18. (T 85%, PM 50%)

Ac2    1992
    73.    MECHANICAL GUIDANCE SYSTEM FOR CRASH VEHICLES,
        Eric Anderson, Bruce Dughi, Roger Stoughton, and Andrew A. Frank, Transportation Research Board, TRB-A2-AC4, presented at TRB meeting, Washington, DC, January. (T 100%, PM 50%)

Aa1        74.    MODELING THE OBSTACLE PERFORMANCE OF CABLE-TOWED VEHICLES,
        Chen Xian Gao, Bruce Hartsough, John Miles, and Andrew A. Frank, Journal of Forest Engineering, 3(2):21-28. (T 30%, PM 25%)

Ab2    1993
    75a.    HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEVELOPMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS: THE DESIGN OF GROUND FX,
            Rebecca Riley, Mark Duvall, Robert Cobene, II, Gregory Eng, Keith Kruetzfeldt, and Andrew A. Frank, Advancements in Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology, SAE SP 1023.

    75b.    Also appeared in:
        SAE Congress, February, SAE Paper No. 94340. (T 95%, PM 10%).

Aa2        76a.    VEHICLE DESIGN OPTIMIZATION FOR MINIMIZING OPERATING COSTS OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES,
        J. T. Baer and A. A. Frank, Electric Vehicle Power Systems, SAE SP-984.

    76b.    Also appeared in:
        SAE #931792.  (T 60%, PM 30%)

Ab2    1994
    77.    HYDRAULIC CONTROL FOR A REMOTELY OPERATED FRONT-END LOADER,
        P. Chen, Z. Sun, J. J. Mehischau, N. Smith, and A. A. Frank, presented at the Winter International Meeting of ASAE, Atlanta, GA, December 13-16, SAE Paper No. 94-1526. (T 75%, PM 30%)

Ab2        78.    HYBRID-ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEVELOPMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, THE DESIGN OF AFTERSHOCK,
        Marten Byl, Paul Cassangeo, Gregory Eng, Troy Herndon, Keith Kruetzfeld, Andrew McKee, G. Reimers, and Andrew Frank, Annual International Congress, February, SAE SP-1103. (T 80%, PM 20%)

Aa2        79.    SUPERCAR DESIGN CONSTRUCTION,
        A. Frank, Proceedings of the 1994 ISATA Conference on Electric, Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles and SuperCars (Advanced Ultra-light Hybrids), Aachen, Germany, October 31, pp. 659-665 (100%)

Ab2        80.    SAE DESIGN COMPETITIONS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY FOR THE SUPER MILEAGE COMPETITION,
        Andrew A. Frank, Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, pp. 120-128 (100%)

Ab2    1995
    81.    A VEHICLE MASS TRANSIT SYSTEM FOR GREATLY IMPROVED MOBILITY USING THE EXISTING INFRASTRUCTURE,
        Andrew A. Frank, Future Transportation Technology Conference and Exposition, Costa Mesa, CA, August, SAE Paper No. 95-1890 (100%)

Ab2        82.    THE CONTINUING DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHARGE-DEPLETION HYBRID-ELECTRIC VEHICLE, AFTERSHOCK, AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS,
        Eric Chattot, Paul Hermann, Brian Johnson, Derek Kilmer, Simon Kozin, Sherman W. Lam, Andy McKee, Brent Seybold, and Andrew A. Frank, Annual International Congress, February, SAE SP 1170 (T 85%, PM 20%)

Ab2        83.    A TRUE ELECTRIC VEHICLE OPTION “A CHARGE DEPLETION HYBRID,
        A. Frank, Proceedings North East Sustainable Energy Association, Rhode Island, November 13-1, Section 4-12, pp. 1-6 (T 100%, PM 100%)

Ac2    1996
    84.    REMOTE VEHICLE TELEPRESENCE & THREE DIMENSIONAL VIDEO SYSTEMS FOR USE IN HEAVY EARTH MOVING EQUIPMENT,
        Keith Kruetzfeldt and A. Frank, to be presented at the SAE Off Road Vehicles Conference, August (T 95%, PM 35%)

Ac2        85a.    MEETING BOTH ZEV AND PNGV GOALS WITH A HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLEAN EXPLORATION,
        F. An, A. Frank, and M. Ross, SAE Paper 96-1718. (T 80%, PM 80%)

    85b.    Also appeared as:
        World Car Conference ‘96 Proceedings, #96WCC017, UC Riverside, Riverside, CA, January 21-24

Ac2        86.    DEVELOPMENT OF A PARALLEL HYBRID ELECTRIC-VEHICLE UTILIZING A CHARGE-DEPLETION DRIVING STRATEGY: THE UC DAVIS AFTERSHOCK,
        Derek Kilmer, Brian Johnston, Simon Kozin, Eric Chattot, Sherman W. Lam, Andrew McKee, Brent Seybold, Paul Hermann, and Andrew A. Frank, SAE SP. 1120 (T 90%, PM 20%)

Aa2        87.    ANALYSIS OF A SERIES/FAIL-SOFT ELECTRO-HYDROSTATIC BRAKE SYSTEM CONCEPT,
        Takihiko Akita, Andrew A. Frank, Donald L. Margolis, Adam C. Sherman, Hiroaki Takenchi, SAE Technical Paper 960990

Aa2        88.    A TECHNICAL SOLUTION FOR FUTURE TRANSPORTATION USING THE EXISTING ROADWAY AND URBAN/SUBURBAN INFRASTRUCTURE AND POLICIES,
        Andrew A. Frank, SAE Technical Paper 961663, (100%)

Aa2    1998
    89.    THE CONTINUED DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS FUTURECAR,
        B. Johnston, T. McGoldrick, D. Funston, H. Kwan, M. Alexander, F. Alioto, N. Culaud, O. Lang, and faculty advisors A. Burke and A. Frank, SAE publication to be presented and published in Feb 1998, SAE 980487, (T90%, PM 20%)

Aa2    1999
    90a.    A MID-SIZED SEDAN DESIGNED FOR HIGH FUEL ECONOMY AND LOW EMISSIONS: THE 1999 UCD DAVIS FUTURE CAR,
M. Alexander, B. Johnson, D. Funston, B. Huff, R. Carlson, N. Meyer, B. Moran, B. Monson, A. Burke, A. Frank, SAE publication presented and published, (T 80%, PM 20%)

Also appeared as:
    90b.    SAE publication presented and published in February 2000, (T 80%, PM 20%)

Ab2        91.    TORQUE DELIVERY AND CONTROL CONCEPTS FOR DYNAMIC SYSTEMS WITH CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSIONS,
A. Frank, Presented and published in the proceedings of the “International Congress on
Continuously Variable Power Transmissions CVT99,” Einhoven, The Netherlands, Sept, (100%)

Ab2        92.    THE USE OF A CVT IN A PARALLEL HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE FOR SUPER FUEL EFFICIENCY AND HIGH PERFORMANCE,
A. Frank, Presented and published in the proceedings of the “International Congress on Continuously Variable Power Transmissions, CVT99,” Einhoven, The Netherlands, Sept., (100%)

Ab2        93.    THE CONTROL OF TRACTION DRIVE CVT’S USING A PULSE WIDTH MODULATED SERVO MOTOR HYDRAULIC PUMP SYSTEM TO PROVIDE TRACTION LOAD PROPORTIONAL TO TRANSMITTED TORQUE,
        Andrew A. Frank, Presented and published in the proceedings of the “International Congress on Continuously Variable Transmissions CVT99” Einhoven, The Netherlands, Sept. (100%).

Ab2        94    A CHARGE DEPLETION HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE STRATEGY FOR LOW EMISSIONS, ENERGY, CONSUMPTION, COST, AND GASOLINE, USAGE; THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS FUTURECAR.
A. Frank, M. Alexander, SAE Publication (80%)

Aaa1    2000
    95.    DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE UC DAVIS FUTURE TRUCK,
M. Alexander, T. Bradley, B. Huff, P. Hutchinson, R. Kamisky, G. Loomis, S. McMahon, N. Meyr, R. Schurhoff, J. Vaughn, Dr. M. Duvall, A. Frank. SAE publication presented and published in Feb.(T 80%, PM 20%)

Ab2        96.    A MID-SIZED SEDAN DESIGNED FOR HIGH FUEL ECONOMY AND LOW EMISSIONS: THE 1999 UCD DAVIS FUTURE CAR,
            M. Alexander, B. Johnson, D. Funston, B. Huff, R. Carlson, N. Meyer, B. Moran, B. Monson, A. Burke, A. Frank, SAE publication presented and published in Feb. (80%)

Ab2         97.        THE AFFECT OF BATTERY PACK TECHNOLOGY CHOICE AND SIZE ON HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE PERFORMANCE AND FUEL ECONOMY,
                Balch, R. C., Burke, A. and Frank, A. A., Presented at the Battery Technology Conference at Long Beach, Ca. Nov., (80%)

Ab2    2001
    98.    NICKEL-METAL HYDRIDE BATTERIES FOR ZEV-RANGE HYBRID VEHICLES,
            D. Corrigan, I. Menjak, B. Cleto, S. Dhar, S. Ovshinsky, and A. Frank, Presented and published in Electric Vehicle Systems Conference EVS-17, Montreal Quebec, Canada, Oct., (60%)

Aa2    2001         99.    DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENTOF THE UC DAVIS FUTURE TRUCK,
            Nathaniel Meyr, B. Huff, Christopher Carde, Jason Parks, Rober Schurhoff, Dahlia Garas, Syta Saephan, Mark Alexander, Mark Duvall and Andrew Frank, SAE publication presented and published in Feb., (T 80%, PM 20%)

Aa2        100.    PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES WITH FULL PERFOMANCE FROM SPORTS CARS TO FULL SIZE TRUCKS,
            Avernethy Francisco, Fidelis Eke, Andrew Frank, Presented and published in the proceedings of “The International Electric Vehicle System Congress, (EVS18)” conference in Berlin, Germany, Oct. 22 to 24, (90%)

Aa2        101.    DRIVE SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND OPTIMIZATION FOR PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES,
            Andrew Alfonso Frank, Avernethy Francisco, Presented and published in the Proceedings of the “The International Electric Vehicle System Congress, (EVS18)” conference in Berlin, Germany, Oct. 22 to 24, (90%).

Aa1        102.    COMPARING THE BENEFITS AND IMPACTS OF HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE OPTIONS,
            L. Browning-AD Little, F. Kalhammer, R. Graham-EPRI, A. Frank, R. Schurhoff, M. Duvall-UCDavis HEV Center, M. Kosowski, R. Bush-G. M. Corp., D. Santini, A. Vyas,-Argonne National Laboratory, T. Markel-National Renewable Energy Laboratory, A. Miller-Applied Decision Analysis, S. Reisen-Ford Motor Co.  Published by EPRI and available on the Web for free at www.EPRI.com Report number 1000349, July 2001, Very large distribution. (30%)

 Aa2        103.    DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT F THE UCDAVIS FUTURE TRUCK,
        Nathaniel Meyr, Brian Huff, Christopher Carde’, Jason Parks, Robert Schurhoff, Dahlia Garas, Syta Saephan, Mark Alexander, Mark Duvall, and Andrew Frank, Published in the Future truck Special Publication of SAE Feb.2002, (T 80%, PM 20%)


Aa1    104    DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE 2002 UC DAVIS FUTURE TRUCK, YOSEMETE, Nathaniel Meyer, Christopher Carde, Christopher Nitta, Dahlia Garas, Tyler Garrard, Jason Parks, James Vaughn, Charnijiv Bangar, Avernathy Francisco, Mark Duvall, and Andrew Frank (T 80%, PM 20%)

Aa1    105     ENGINE OPTIMIZATION CONCEPTSFOR CVT-HYBRID SYSTEMS TO OBTAIN THE BEST         PERFORMANCE AND FUEL EFFICIENCY,  Prof Andrew A Frank, Paper 56, Published in the 2004  International CVT congress  held at UCDavis, Ca.

Aa1    106    DESIGN OF AN INLINE GCI CHAIN CVT FOR LARGE VEHICLES, A.W. Brown, J. Van Rooij, A. A. Frank, Paper 54, Published in the 2004 International CVT Congress, held at UCDavis, Sept. 2004

Aa1    107    COMPARISON OF THE ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND POWER LOSSES OF A CONVENTIONALLY CONTROLLED CVT WITH A SERVO-HYDRAULIC CONTROLLED CVT AND A BELT AND CHAIN AS THE TORQUE TRANSMITTING ELEMENT,     Siddharth Shastri and Andrew Frank, Paper 55,  Published in the 2004 International CVT Congress held at UCDavis, Sept 2004.

Aa1    108    DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE 2004 UCDAVIS FUTURE TRUCK, Aashish Dalal, Peter Hutchinson, Aaron Singer-Engler, Brian Bender, Alex Chun Lap Yeung, Nikko Lubinski, Chris Carde, Dahlia Garas, Charnjiv Bangar, William Allan, Christopher Nitta, and Prof Andrew Frank (T80%, PM 20%)

Aa1     109    VEHICLE ARCHETECTURE DESIGN ANALYSIS AND SELECTION,  Challenge X team and Andrew A. Frank (T80%, PM20%)

Aa1    110    DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A PARALLEL HYBRID POWERTRAIN FOR A HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORT UTILITY VEHICLE. A. Singer-Englar, R. Kaminsky, P. Erickson, A, Frank,
    W. Allen, C. Bangar, C. Carde, A. Dalal, D. Garas, J. Holdener, N. Meyr, C. Nitta, SAE paper 05
    FFL-237 (T80%, PM 20%)
   
Aa1    111    EXHAUST GAS DRIVEN GENERATOR WITH ALTITUDE COMPENSATIONFOR BATTERY DOMINANT HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES, T, E, Darlington, A. A. Frank,  SAE publication 2003-01-3276

Aa1    112     CHALLENGE X YEAR 2 PARADYM SHIFT,  Valerie Ingraham, Bryan Jungers, Patrick Kauffman, Tim Koelsch, Ziv Lang, Cuyler Latorraca, Henry Lueng, Chritian Reif, Elizabeth Solik, Sebastian Vimuex,  Prof Frank (T80%, PM20%)

Aa1    113    CONSUMER READY PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE Challenge X year 3, Douglas Saucedo, Andrew Shabashevich, Terrance Williams, Cuyler Lattoraca, Christian Rief, Beth Wietzel Prof. Andrew Frank (T80%, PM20%)

Aa1     114    CONTROLLING  TRINITY CHALLENGE X YEAR 4 REPORT III, Terrence Williams, Brendon Conners, Bryan Jungers, Rob Kaminsky, Tim Mcquire, Basam Saad, Elizabeth Solik, Prof Fate Andrew Frank (T80%, PM20%)

 
 
 
    *1.    NICKEL-METAL HYDRIDE BATTERIES FOR ZEV-RANGE HYBRID VEHICLES,
        D. Coprrigan, I. Menjak, B. Cleto, S. Dhar, S. Ovshinsky, and A. Frank, Presented and published in Electric Vehicle Systems Conference EVS-17, Montreal Quebec, Canada, October 2000

  

Abstracts and Reports by Andrew "Andy" Frank

1958
    1.    METHOD FOR OBTAINING NOISE PATTERNS ENTERING A FEEDBACK CONTROL SYSTEM USING ANALOG TECHNIQUES,
        A. Frank, Master's thesis, University of California, January.

1968
    2.    AUTOMATIC CONTROL OF LEGGED LOCOMOTION MACHINES,
        A. Frank, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Southern California, May.

1973
    3.    A METHOD OF COORDINATING THE LEGS OF THE GENERAL ELECTRIC WALKING TRUCK,
        A. A. Frank, University of Wisconsin Internal Report EKE-73-3, September.

    4.    INCREASED FUEL ECONOMY IN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS BY USE OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT,
        A. Frank and N. Beachley, 1st and 2nd Quarterly Reports, DOT Contract No. DOT-OS-30112, August 1 and November 1.

1974
    5.    INCREASED FUEL ECONOMY IN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS BY USE OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT,
        A. Frank and N. Beachley, 3rd and Final Report, February and June.

    6.    KINEMATIC AND DYNAMIC SIMULATION OF SPATIAL MECHANISMS USING EULERIAN MECHANICS,
        B. M. Khandelwall and A. A. Frank, Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Houston, Texas, July 10-14.

    7.    INCREASED FUEL ECONOMY IN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS BY USE OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT,
        N. H. Beachley and A. A. Frank, Final Report No. DOT-TST-75-2, December, Vol. I - General Results and Discussion, Vol. II - Digital Automotive Propulsion Simulator Programs & Description, Vol. III - Real Time (Hybrid Computer) Simulation Program Set.

1975
    8.    INCREASED FUEL ECONOMY IN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS BY USE OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT,
        N. H. Beachley and A. A. Frank, presented and published at the U.S. DOT Automotive Energy Efficiency Program Contractors Coordination Meeting, DOT-TSC-OST 7531, January 16-17.

    9.    FLYWHEEL AUTOMOTIVE - DESIGN AND SIMULATION, AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A TRANSIENT EMISSIONS MODELING TECHNIQUE,
        N. Beachley and A. A. Frank, U.S. DOT Automotive Energy Efficiency Program Contractors Coordination Meeting, Transportation System Center, Boston Massachusetts, November 4-6.

    10.    IMPROVED FUEL ECONOMY IN AUTOMOBILES BY USE OF A FLYWHEEL ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM,
        A. A. Frank and N. Beachley, 1st Annual Flywheel Technology Conference, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, California November 10-12.

    11.    INCREASED FUEL ECONOMY IN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS BY USE OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT - SECOND YEAR'S PROGRAM,
        N. H. Beachley and A. A. Frank, Final Report #DOT-TST-76-57, December.

1977
    12.    INCREASED FUEL ECONOMY IN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS BY USE OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT - THIRD YEAR'S PROGRAM,
        N. H. Beachley and A. A. Frank, Final Report #DOT-TST, January.

1978
    13.    DRIVE CYCLE EFFECTS ON ENERGY CONSUMPTION WITH RESPECT TO IC/ENERGY STORAGE VEHICLES,
        A. A. Frank, Report for Battelle Northwest Labs.

    14.    DISCOURSE ON CONTINUOUS TRANSMISSION,
        A. A. Frank, Report for Jet Propulsion Labs.

    15.    INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE OPERATION FOR HYBRIDS,
        A. A. Frank, Report for Jet Propulsion Labs.

    16.    REVIEW OF THE ANALYSIS OF MECHANICAL ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS IN NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION WRITTEN AND PUBLISHED BY LAWRENCE LIVERMORE LABS,
        A. A. Frank, Report for Battelle Northwest Labs.

    17.    AUTOMATIC SHIFTING SYSTEMS FOR THE MINICAR SAFETY VEHICLE PROJECT,
        F. S. Jamzadeh and A. A. Frank, Report for Mini Cars - NHTSA.

    18.    DESIGN OF AN ENERGY EFFICIENT HIGH PERFORMANCE HYBRID-ELECTRIC VEHICLE,
        T. Volz, F. S. Jamzadeh, N. H. Beachley and A. A. Frank., Report for Jet Propulsion Labs - DOE.

1979
    19.    INCREASED FUEL ECONOMY IN AUTOMOBILES BY USE OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT,
        N. H. Beachley and A. A. Frank, 4th year, Final Report, U.S. DOT.

    20.    TRI-MODE TRANSMISSION DESIGN PROJECT,
        T. Volz, A. A. Frank and N. H. Beachley, Final Report, U.S. DOT.

    21.    MECHANICAL CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION DESIGNS FOR FLYWHEEL ENERGY STORAGE AUTOMOBILES,
        N. H. Beachley and A. A. Frank, 1979 Mechanical and Magnetic Energy Storage Contractors Review, August, U.S. DOE.

    22.    COMPARISON OF ALTERNATIVE HEAT ENGINES FOR MECHANICAL FLYWHEEL TRANSMISSION AUTOMOBILES,
        A. A. Frank and N. H. Beachley, 1979 Mechanical and Magnetic Energy Storage Contractors Review, U.S. DOE, August.

    23.    CONTINUOUSLY-VARIABLE TRANSMISSIONS THEORY AND PRACTICE,
        N. Beachley and A. Frank, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory Report UCRL-15037, August.

    24.    AN ENERGY EFFICIENT HYBRID ELECTRIC CONCEPT (WIS HEC),
        A. Frank and N. Beachley, Report to JPL Pasadena, August.

    25.    FINAL REPORT PHASE I, TESTING FLYWHEEL ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROPULSION SYSTEMS WITH RESPECT TO AUTOMOBILES AND BUSES,
        A. Frank and N. Beachley, Report prepared for Urban Mass Transit Administration (UMTA), U.S. Department of Transportation.

    26.    FLYWHEEL ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR IMPROVING THE FUEL ECONOMY OF MOTOR VEHICLES,
        N. H. Beachley and A. A. Frank, Final Report under Contract: DOT-OS-60177 (DOT/RSPA/DP*--50), U.S. Department of Transportation, August.

    27.    HYDROMECHANICAL FLYWHEEL BUS PROGRAM,
        T. Volz, A. Frank, and N. Beachley, Report prepared for UMTA, U.S. Department of Transportation, December.

1982
    28.    CONTROL-STRATEGY STUDY FOR A HEAT-ENGINE/FLYWHEEL/CONTINUOUSLY- VARIABLE-TRANSMISSION VEHICLE,
        A. A. Frank and N. H. Beachley, Proceedings of the Mechanical, Magnetic, and Underground Energy Storage 1981 Annual Contractors' Review, August 24-26, 1981, Washington, DC (Conf-810833), Washington, DC, U.S. Department of Energy, Division of Energy Storage, pp. 249-255.

1983
    29.    FLYWHEEL-ENGINE HYBRID POWER SOURCE INVESTIGATION FOR FORKLIFT TRUCKS,
        A. Frank, Final Report, MERADCOM, May.

    30.    TESTING AND EVALUATION OF AISIN SEIKI TWO RANGE CVT,
        A. Frank, D. Breitweiser, and T. Volz, (Report), August.

    31.    SUZUKI ALTO HYBRID REAL TIME SIMULATION, (Progress Report).
        F. S. Jamzadeh and A. A. Frank, August.
    32.    FLYWHEEL ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR IMPROVING THE FUEL ECONOMY OF MOTOR VEHICLES,
        N. Beachley, A. A. Frank, S. Tolleson, F. Jamzadeh, F. S. Jamzadeh, C. Chan, H. Vahabzadeh, T. Volz, S. Wang, M. Nohr, Final Report (UCRL 1155162), August.

1985
    33.    DARPA TURBINE ENGINE FOR THE ADAPTIVE SUSPENSION VEHICLE,
        A. A. Frank, Final Report.

1987
    34.    ALL WHEEL DRIVE SYSTEM DESIGN,
        Contract Report, Aisin Warner.

1988
    35.    ALL WHEEL DRIVE SYSTEM DESIGN,
        Contract Report, Aisin Warner.

    36.    ELECTRONIC STABILITY AUGMENTATION FOR ROAD VEHICLES,
        Contract report to Aisin Seiki.

1989
    37.    LONGITUDINAL CONTROL OF HIGHWAY VEHICLES - WORLD SURVEY,
        Contract report to PATH at University of California, Berkeley, CA.

    38.    ALLWHEEL DRIVE SYSTEM DESIGN,
        Contract report to Aisin Warner.

    39.    ELECTRONIC STABILITY AUGMENTATION FOR ROAD VEHICLES (SAS),
        Report to Aisin Seiki.

    40.    ELECTRONIC LATERAL GUIDANCE SYSTEM DESIGN AND CONCEPTS (LGS),
        Report to Aisin Warner.

    41.    HIGHWAY BUSES FOR THIRD WORLD CONGESTED CITIES,
        Paper submitted to International Institute for Energy Conservation.

1990
    42.    ALL WHEEL DRIVE SYSTEM DESIGN,
        Contract report to Aisin Warner.

    43.    SAS/LGS SYSTEM DESIGN,
        Report to Aisin Seiki.

1991
    44.    ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC POWER STEERING DESIGN,
        Report to IMRA.

    45.    STABILITY AUGMENTATION FOR AUTOMOBILES AND TRUCKS,
        Report to IMRA.

1992
    46.    ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR ELECTRIC POWER BOOST AND ABS FOR A LOW COST ENERGY EFFICIENT BRAKING SYSTEM FOR AUTOMOBILES AND TRUCKS,
        Report to IMRA.

    47.    AUTOMATED RAISED PAVEMENT MARKER MACHINE (CONVEYOR SYSTEM),
        Z. Sonja Sun, David Ashuckian, Greg Reimers, Kendrick Mar, Shular Fischer, and Andrew A. Frank, UCD-ARR-02-06-30-01, June, 126 pp.

1993
    48.    APPLICATIONS OF TELEROBOTICS TO HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE,
        Tien C. Hsia, Andrew A. Frank, Gregory D. Benson, and Robert Cobene, UCD-ARR-93-06-07-01, June, 130 pp.

    49.    THE ULTRA CAPACITOR RESEARCH USING THE PINNACLE RESEARCH INSTITUTE DEVICE,
        Report to IMRA.

    50.    THE OPTIMIZATION OF MOTOR POWER AND PUMP SELECTION FOR A POSER BOOST AND ABS BRAKING SYSTEM,
        Report to IMRA.

1994
    51.    THE USE OF SELF ENERGIZING TO REDUCE POWER REQUIREMENTS AND IMPROVE RESPONSE OF ELECTRIC HYDRAULIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEMS,
        Report to IMRA.

    52.    AN INVESTIGATION OF NEW MARKER ADHESIVE PROCESSES FOR BOTTS’ DOTS: SUPPLEMENT TO FINAL REPORT,
        Z. Sonja Sun, Greg Reimers, Shular Fischer, and Andrew A. Frank, UCD-ARR-94-01-31-01, January, 113 pp.

    53.    TELEOPERATED AND AUTOMATED MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT ROBOTICS (PHASE I),
        Z. Sonja Sun, Jim Mehlschau, Nelson Smith, Keith Kruetzfeldt, Paul Chen, Andrew Frank, and Tsusuan Chang, UCD-ARR-94-09-30-01, September, 124 pp.

1995
    54.    THE CONCEPT OF THE USE OF A CHARGE DEPLETION HYBRID TO SATISFY THE CALIFORNIA ZEV MANDATE,
        Report to California Air Resources Board.

    55.    DOT GLUE INVESTIGATION,
        Report to Caltrans.

    56.    THE AUTOMATED REMOTE END LOADER PROGRAM,
        Report to Caltrans.

    57.    THE AUTOMATED BRAKE,
        Report to IMRA.

    58.    AN INVESTIGATION OF NEW MARKER ADHESIVE PROCESSES FOR BOTTS’ DOTS: SUPPLEMENT TO FINAL REPORT,
        Z. Sonja Sun, Andrew A. Frank, Alfred F. Leatherman, and Ronald E. Varosh, UCD-ARR-95-03-31-01, March, 41 pp.

    59.    TELEOPERATED AND AUTOMATED MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT ROBOTICS, PHASE II,
        Keith Kruetzfeldt, Z. Sonja Sun, Nelson Smith, Jim Mehlschau, Andrew Frank, and Paul Chen, UCD-ARR-95-06-30-01, June, 47 pp.

    60.    AN INVESTIGATION OF NEW MARKER ADHESIVE PROCESSES FOR BOTTS’ DOTS: SUPPLEMENT TO FINAL REPORT,
Z.     Sonja Sun, Andrew A. Frank, Alfred F. Leatherman, and Ronald E. Varosh, UCD-ARR-95-03-31-01, March, pp41.

1997
    61.    TELEOPERATED AND AUTOMATED MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT ROBOTICS (PHASE III), DRAFT,
A. McKee, Ross Lamm, Sonja Sun, Andy Frank, Paul Chen, 1997 UCD-ARR-97-06-30-01, June 1997.

    62.    COMPLETION OF LASER-GUIDED LANE STRIPING SYSTEM (PHASE II) - DRAFT,
        Sun, Sonja, Andy Frank, Paul Chen, UCD-ARR-97-4-30-01, April 1997.

 

Lectures Presented at Meetings and Seminars by Andrew "Andy" Frank

1971
    1.    APPLICATION OF ROBOT TECHNIQUES TO LIMB PROSTHESIS,
        A. A. Frank, (short paper) 23rd Annual Conference of Biomedical Engineers, Washington, DC.

    2.    A HIERARCHICAL SYSTEM FOR REMOTE INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS,
        M. Redmond and A. Frank, invited paper at the Midwest Simulation Council in Detroit, Michigan, September.

1972
        During this period at the University of Wisconsin, records of lectures and oral presentations were not required.  Approximately 1985 6 lectures per year were presented to various agencies and companies.

1976
    3.    A TECHNIQUE FOR OBTAINING AN ENGINE EMISSIONS MODEL BASED ON CONTINUOUS EPA-CVS TEST DATA AND A DYNAMIC VEHICLE MODEL,
        R. R. Radtke, A. A. Frank, and N. H. Beachley, presented at SAE General Meeting, February.

1977
    4.    FLYWHEEL CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS FOR AUTOMOTIVE AND TRANSIT PROPULSION,
        A. Frank, N. Beachley, R. Harter, A. Detroit, D. Stockman, and K. Law, Conference on Infinitely Variable Mechanical Transmission, Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden, August 22.

1984
    48.    ANALYSIS OF ENERGY STORAGE CONCEPTS FOR REFUSE COLLECTION TRUCKS,
        D. Kapellen, F. Jamzadeh, S. Wang, and A. A. Frank, presented at SAE International Congress and Exposition, (SAE 840056), Detroit, MI, February 27-March 3.

1986
    3.    PHILOSOPHICAL APPROACHES TO TRANSPORTATION,
        Invited by Qing Hua University-Professor Tsung, Peking, July.

    4.    NEW CONCEPTS OF VEHICLE PROPULSION,
        Invited by Qing Hua University-Professor Tsung, Peking, July.

    5.    ADVANCE CONCEPTS OF SYSTEM DESIGN,
        Invited by Qing Hua University-Professor Tsung, Peking, July.

    6.    ROBOTICS RESEARCH,
        Invited by Qing Hua University-Professor Tsung, Peking, July.

    7.    PHILOSOPHICAL APPROACHES TO TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS FOR CHINA,
        Chang Chun No. 1 Autofactory Trucks & Limousines and Jilin University-Chang Chun-Professor Lau, July.

    8.    NEW CONCEPTS OF VEHICLE PROPULSION,
        Chang Chun No. 1 Autofactory Trucks & Limousines and Jilin University-Chang Chun-Professor Lau, July.

    9.    ROBOTICS RESEARCH,
        Chang Chun No. 1 Autofactory Trucks & Limousines and Jilin University-Chang Chun-Professor Lau, July.

    10.    PHILOSOPHICAL APPROACHES TO TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS FOR CHINA,
        Harbin Institute of Technology, Northeastern Forestry University, July.

    11.    NEW CONCEPTS OF VEHICLE PROPULSION,
        Harbin Institute of Technology, Northeastern Forestry University, July.

    12.    ROBOTICS RESEARCH,
        Harbin Institute of Technology, Northeastern Forestry University, July.

    13.    A RECOMMENDED TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM FOR CHINA,
        Lecture series, (5 lectures), invited by Shanghai Automobile Factory, July.

    14.    AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING PROGRAM AT UC DAVIS,
        Invited by Ford Motor Company.

    15.    AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING PROGRAM AT UC DAVIS,
        Invited by General Motors Corporation.

    16.    AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING PROGRAM AT UC DAVIS,
        Aisin Seiki.

    17.    AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING PROGRAM AT UC DAVIS,
        Department of Transportation (CALTRANS).

1987
    18.    Lectures to Graduate School of Business Administration,
        Lectures for 4 hrs/day for 10 days on Management of Research and Development, National Chenchi University, Taiwan - August 1987.

    19.    Lectures to Mechanical Industry's Research Laboratories MIRL,
        on Continuously Variable Transmissions and Energy Storage for Vehicles, Taiwan, August 1987.

    20.    Lectures to Shanghai Automobile and Tractor Industry Corp. concerning continuously variable transmission control systems and energy storage for automobiles and trucks, China, September 1987.

    21.    Lectures to Nanjing Motor Corp. Automobile Research Institute concerning continuously variable transmission control systems and energy storage for automobiles and trucks, China, September 1987.

    22.    Lectures to China National Automobile Industry Corporation, Beijing concerning advance continuously variable transmission design concepts, China, September 1987.

    23.    Lecture to Transportation Seminar Series - UC Davis - November 1987, Title: Research Issues and Development Plan for Automated Highways.

    24.    Presentation to Chancellor Hullar on the Automated Highways and Vehicle Safety Test Facility and Research Center, August 1987.

1988
    25.    Presentation to CALTRANS - UC Davis Advance Highway Maintenance Technology Program (AHMT)

    26.    Presentation to Women Transit Executive Meeting (Automated Highways and Mass Transit).

1989
    27.    California Transportation Directions Committee for the Governor of California.

1990
    28.    Presented two papers at International Energy Efficiency Conference.

1991
    29.    Lectures to Caltrans on Concepts of Automated Highway Maintenance, Sacramento, CA.

1992
    30.    Lectures to Lawrence Livermore Laboratory on Transportation Research Concepts.

1993
    31.    Lectures to Ford on Hybrid Electric Vehicle Design, Detroit, MI.

1994
    32.    Lectures on the Design Philosophy for Automated Highways, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

    33.    Lectures to California Air Resources Board on Snap Idle Test Procedure for Diesel Smoke Regulation.

1995
    34.    Lectures to California Air Resources Board on the Concept of a Charge Depletion Hybrid to Satisfy the ZEV Mandate.

1996
    35.    Lectures to SAE Fall Meeting.

    36.    Hybrid Electric Vehicles Ben Franklin finally meets Henry Ford, presented to the Governor’s Annual Conference, St. Louis MO, July 27, 1996.

1997
    37.    Lectures to SMUC Saturday Lecture Series on Electric and Hybrid Cars.

2003
    presentation to the US Congress “The advantage of The Plug –In Hybrid Electric vehicle in Curbing Green house Gases and transportation.

2008
     39         Us Congress presentation on how the Plug-In Hybrid can  be used to displace oil and improve energy efficiency


Andrew A Frank publications - Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis




Publications: 1964, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001.

Abstracts and Reports: 1958, 1968, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 19911992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997.

Lectures at Meetings & Seminars: 1971, 1972, 1976, 1977, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2008.

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