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Archival (Journal) Papers

  1. Dougherty, P., Marinack, M., Sunday, C., Higgs III, C.F., "Shear-Induced Particle Size Segregation in Composite Powder Transfer Films," Powder Technology, Accepted for Publication, May 2014
  2. Dougherty, P., Pudjoprawoto, R., Higgs III, C. F., “Bit Cutter-on-Rock Tribometry: Analyzing Friction and Rate-of-Penetration for Deep Well Drilling Substrates." Tribology International, Accepted for Publication, April 2014.
  3. Dougherty, P., Srivastava, G., Onler, R., Ozdoganlar, O.B., and Higgs III, C. F., “Lubrication Enhancement for UHMWPE Sliding Contacts through Surface Texturing”, Tribology Transactions, Accepted for Publication, 2014.
  4. Menezes, P., Lovell, M. Avdeev, I., Lin, J.S., and Higgs III, C. F. “Studies on the formation of discontinuous chips during rock cutting using an explicit finite element model”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 70, 1-4, pp 635-648, 2014.
  5. Marinack Jr., M.C., Musgrave, R.E., Higgs III, C.F., “Experimental Investigations on the Coefficient of Restitution of Single Particles,” Tribology Transactions, 56(4), pp. 572-580, 2013.
  6. Alenzi, A. Marinack, M., Higgs, C. F., McCarthy, J.J, “DEM validation using an annular shear cell”, Powder Technology, 248, pp. 131–142, 2013.
  7. Pudjoprawoto, R., Dougherty, P., Higgs, C. F., “A volumetric fractional coverage model to predict frictional behavior for in situ transfer film lubrication”, Wear, 304, 1-2, pp. 173 – 182, 2013.
  8. Mpagazehe, J. N. and Higgs, C. F., "A Comparison of Active Particle Models for Chemical Mechanical Polishing," ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 2, 3, pp. P87-P96, 2013.
  9. Mpagazehe, J. N. and Higgs, C. F., “A three-dimensional transient model to predict interfacial phenomena during chemical mechanical polishing using computational fluid dynamics," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J, Journal of Engineering Tribology, 227, 7, pp. 777-786, 2013.
  10. Mpagazehe, J., Queiruga, A., and Higgs III, C.F., “Towards an Understanding of the Drilling Process for Fossil Fuel Energy: A Continuum-Discrete Approach”, Tribology International, 59, pp. 273–283 , 2013.
  11. Marinack, M., Mpagazehe, J., Higgs III, C. F., “An Eulerian, Lattice-Based Cellular Automata Approach for Modeling Multiphase Flows”, Powder Technology, 221, pp. 47-56, 2012. (Invited paper)
  12. Dougherty, P., Pudjoprawoto, R., Higgs, C. F., “An Investigation of the Wear Mechanism Leading to Self-Replenishing Transfer Films”, Wear, 272, 1, pp. 122-132, 2011.
  13. Marinack, M. Jasti, V., Choi, Y., Higgs III, C. F., “Couette grain flow experiments: The effects of the coefficient of restitution, global solid fraction, and materials”, Powder Technology, 211, 1, pp. 144-155, 2011.
  14. Marinack, M., and Higgs, C. F., “The Inclusion of Friction in Lattice-Based Cellular Automata Modeling of Granular Flows”, ASME Journal of Tribology, 133, 3, 2011.
  15. Wornyoh, E. and Higgs, C.F., “An Asperity-based Fractional Coverage Model for Transfer Films on a Tribological Surface”, Wear, 270, 3-4, 2011.
  16. Lovell, M., Kabir, M., Menezes, P. and Higgs, C. F., “Influence of boric-acid additive size on green lubricant performance”, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 368, 1929, pp. 4851-4868, 2010.
  17. McCarthy, J.J., Jasti, V., Marinack, M., Higgs, C.F., “Quantitative Validation of the Discrete Element Method using an Annular Shear Cell”, Powder Technology, 203, 1, 2010. (Invited paper)
  18. Jhurani, S. and Higgs, C. F., “An Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication (EHL) Model of Wear Particle Migration in an Artificial Hip Joint”, Tribology International, 43, 8, 2010.
  19. Comes, R., Terrell, E., and Higgs, C.F., “Pad Deflection-Based Model of Chemical Mechanical Polishing for Use in CAD IC Layout”, IEEE Transactions of Semiconductor Manufacturing, 23, 1, 2010.
  20. Jasti, V. and Higgs III, C.F., “A fast first order model of a rough annular shear cell using cellular automata”, Granular Matter, 12, 1, pp. 97-106, 2010.
  21. Terrell, E., Comes, R., and Higgs III, C.F., “Analysis of Feature-Scale Wear in Chemical Mechanical Polishing: Modeling and Experiments”, Tribology Letters, 37, 2, pp. 327-336, 2010.
  22. Beschorner, K., Lovell, M., Higgs, C. F., Redfern, M., “Modeling Mixed-Lubrication of a Shoe-Floor Interface Applied to a Pin-on-Disk Apparatus”, Tribology Transactions, 52, 4, pp. 560 — 568, 2009.
  23. Terrell, E. Kabir, A., and Higgs III, C.F., “Contact Stress Analysis for Lightly Compressed Thin Films: Modeling and Experiments”, J. of Applied Physics, 105, 12, 2009.
  24. Beschorner, K., Higgs, C.F., and Lovell, M., “Solution of Reynolds Equation in Polar Coordinates Applicable to non-Symmetric Entrainment Velocities”, ASME J. of Tribology, 131, 2009.
  25. Terrell, E. and Higgs III, C.F., “A Particle-Augmented Mixed Lubrication Modeling Approach to Predicting Chemical Mechanical Polishing”, ASME Journal of Tribology, 131, 1, 2009.
  26. Jasti, V. and Higgs III, C.F., “An Experimental Study of Granular Flows in a Rough Annular Shear”, Physical Review E, 78, 4, 2008.
  27. Higgs III, C. F. and Tichy, J., “The Effect of Particle and Surface Properties on Granular Lubrication Flow”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J, Journal of Engineering Tribology, 222, 6, pp. 703-713, 2008. (Invited paper)
  28. Kabir, A., Jasti, V., Higgs III, C. F., Lovell, M., “Granular Flow Lubrication: Explicit Finite Element Method Modeling and Simulation”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 222, 6, pp. 715-723, 2008. (Invited paper)
  29. Kabir, A., Lovell, M., Higgs III, C. F. “Utilizing the Explicit Finite Element Method for Studying Granular Flows”, Tribology Letters, 29, 2, pp. 85-94, 2008.
  30. Kabir, A., Higgs III, C. F., Lovell, M., “A Pin-on Disk Experimental Study On A Green Particulate-Fluid Lubricant”, ASME J. of Tribology, 130, 4, 2008.
  31. Higgs, C.F. III and Wornyoh, E., “An In Situ Mechanism for Self-replenishing Powder Lubrication: Experiments and Modeling”, Wear, 264, 1-2, pp. 131, 2008.
  32. Wornyoh, E., Jasti. V., and Higgs, C.F. III, “A Review of Dry Particulate Lubrication: Powder and Granular Materials”, ASME Journal of Tribology, 129, 2007.
  33. Terrell, E. and Higgs III, C.F., “A Simulation of Contaminates Around the Solid Immersion Lens in a Near Field Optical Recording System”, IEEE Trans. Magnetics, 43, 6, 2007.
  34. Helmick, D, Messner, W., Higgs III, C.F., “Experimental Bias Measurement and Physical Correlations", Microsystem Technologies, 2007, 13, 8-10, 2007.
  35. Terrell, E. and Higgs III, C.F., “A modeling approach for predicting the abrasive particle motion during chemical mechanical polishing”, ASME Journal of Tribology, 129, 2007.
  36. Lovell, M. Higgs III, C.F., Deshmukha, P. , Mobley, A., “Increasing formability in sheet metal stamping operations using environmentally friendly lubricants”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 177, 1-3 , 3, 2006.
  37. Terrell, E. and Higgs III, C.F., “Hydrodynamics of Slurry Flow in Chemical Mechanical Polishing: A Review”, Journal of Electrochemical Society, 2006, 153, 6.
  38. Higgs, C.F. III, Graham, S., and Mattei, N.J., “Development of New Faculty: A Summary of the NSF-CMS WEE Workshop”, Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 132, No. 2, 2006.
  39. Jasti, V. and Higgs III, C.F., “A Lattice-based Cellular Automata Modeling Approach for Granular Flow Lubrication”, ASME Journal of Tribology, 128, pp.1-7, 2006.
  40. Ng, S.H., Borucki, L., Higgs III, C. F., Yoon, I., Danyluk, S., “Tilt and Interfacial Fluid Pressure Measurements of a Disk Sliding on a Polymeric Pad”, ASME Journal of Tribology, v 127 (1), pp.198-205, 2005.
  41. Higgs III, C. F., Ng, S.H., Yoon, I., Borucki, L, Danyluk, S., “A Mixed-Lubrication Approach to predicting CMP fluid pressure: Modeling and Experiments”, Journal of Electrochemical Society, 152 (3), pp.1-6, 2005.
  42. Ng, S. H., Higgs III, C. F., Yoon, I., and Danyluk, S., "An Analysis of Mixed Lubrication in Chemical Mechanical Polishing”. ASME Journal of Tribology, 127, pp.287, 2005.
  43. Ng, S. H., Yoon, I., Higgs III, C. F., and Danyluk, S., "Wafer Bending Experiments in Chemical Mechanical Polishing". Journal of the Electrochemical Society, v 151, n 12, 2004, pp. G819-G823
  44. Higgs, C. Fred III and Tichy, J., “Granular Flow Lubrication: Continuum Modeling of Shear Behavior”, ASME Journal of Tribology, 124, pp.499-510, 2004.
  45. Higgs III, C. F. and Heshmat, H., "Characterization of Pelletized MoS2 Powder: Particle Detachment Process", ASME Journal of Tribology, 123, pp. 455-461, July 2001.
  46. Kaur, R, Higgs III, C. F., and Heshmat, H., "Pin-On Disc Tests of Pelletized Molybdenum Disulfide", STLE Tribology Transactions, 44 (No.1, p. 79-87.), Jan. 2001.
  47. Higgs III, C. F., Heshmat, C., and Heshmat, H., "Comparative Evaluation of MoS2 and WS2 as Powder Lubricants in High Speed, Multi-Pad Journal Bearings", ASME J. of Tribology, 121, pp. 625, 1999.