Kenneth H. Means

Kenneth H.Means,PhD
Associate Professor
Departement of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506
Phone:(304)293-3141
Fax:(304)293-6689
Email:ken.means@mail.wvu.edu

Publications

Journal Papers

  • K..Means, "Building the 3rd Generation NIOSH Automatically Deployable ROPS(AutoROPS),journal of safety science", 263, 427-431 (2013)
  • K.Means,J.Etherton," Static Load Test Performance of Telescoping structure of an Automatically Deployable ROPS .", journal of Agricultural safety and Health,119-126 (2002)
  • K.Means,J.Etherton " Dynamic Performance of the Mechanism of an Automatically Deployable ROPS .", journal of Agricultural safety and Health,113-118 (2002)
  • K.Means,J.Etherton " Dynamic Performance of the Mechanism of an Automatically Deployable ROPS .", journal of Agricultural safety and Health,113-118 (2002)
  • K.Means,J.Etherton,R.Cutlip,Harris Ronaghi,Synder,V.Mucino " Dynamic Performance of the Mechanism of an Automatically Deployable ROPS (In Press) .", journal of Agricultural safety and Health,113-118 (2000)
  • K.Means,R.Cutlip,J.Stauber " A Dynamometer for the Measurement of Rat Plantor Flexor muscles In Vivo,J.of Medical & Biological Enginnering and Computing, (1997)
  • K.Means,Veluswamy " A Computational Material Model of Oxide Layer Erosion by Impact",ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping PVP, Vol.303,pp.401-415 (1995)

Conference Papers

  • K.Means,J.F.Davalos,E.J.Barbero,E.M.Sosa,W.Huebsch,L.Banta, and G.Thompson "Inflatable Plug for Threat Mitigation in Transportation Tunnels ", SAMPLE 2012 Conference and Exhibition , Baltimore, (2012)
  • K.Means,J.F.Davalos,E.J.Barbero,E.M.Sosa,W.Huebsch,L.Banta, and G.Thompson "Development of Inflatable Systems for Tunnel Protection "5th ECCOMAS Conf, Barcelona,Spain ,(2011)
  • K.Means & S.Grushecky "Use of Wood Residues for Energy Generation "Invited Presentation to the Innovative Energy Summit at Marshall University ,(2006)
  • K.Means ,T.Mick,J.Etherton,J.Powers and T.McKenzie "Design Recommendations for Controlling the Jam-Clearing Hazard on Recycling Industry Balers"ASME conference IMECE-79699 ,Orlando,FL,(2005)
  • K.Means,K.Williams,G.Woeczuk,Lucey and J.Smith "Hub Connection Simulation of a sensor Platform System "SAE Techinical Paper Series ,AeroTech Conference & Exhibition,Texas(2005)
  • K.Means ,Lucey,G.Wowczuk,K.Williams,G.Thompson,B.Kang and J.Smith "Experimental Stress/Strain Analysis of a Standardized Sensor Platform for a C-130 Aircraft"AeroTech Conference & Exhibition ,Texas,(2005)
  • K.Means ,G.Wowczuk,V.Mucino,G.Thompson,T.Faragotti,J.Smith,A.Nacternicola and S.Corso "Dynamic Model Analysis and Optimization of a Mechanical Sensor Arm Deployement System for a C-130 Aircraft "World Aviation Conference ,Reno,Neveada,(2004)
  • K.Means ,G.Wowczuk,V.Mucino,G.Thompson,T.Faragotti,J.Smith,A.Nacternicola and corso "Design of a Standardized Roll-On,Roll-Off Sensor pallet System for a C-130 Aircraft "World Aviation Conference ,Reno,Neveada,(2004)
  • K.Means& T.Schoppert "Dynamic world of Store/Rack Interface Reactions "IEEE AC Paper No.1041,(2002)
  • K.Means ,Harris,V.Mucino,J.Etherton,J.Synder "Finite element Modelling of ROPS in static Testing and Rear Overturns "Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health,215-225,(2000)
  • K.Means ,C.Yalamanchili "Consideration of Particle Shape in the Erosion of Brittle Materials"ASME Fluids Division,(1998)
  • K.Means& J.Pierson "Asynchronous Delivery of Undergraduate Engineering Courses"West Virginia Board of Trustees,(1997)
  • K.Means , Harris,V.Mucino and J.Etherton "Computer Simulation of ROPS Testing in A SAE $519 "National Occupational Injury Research Symposium,(1997)
  • K.Means ,C.Yalamanchili "Computational Modelling of Particle shape Effects in the Impact Erosion of Oxide Scales"Seventh Conference on computational Research on Materials,(1998)
  • K.Means ,C.Yalamanchili and S.Balasubramaniyam "Mechanisms of Erosion of Impact"Sixth Conference on computational Research on Materials,(1996)
  • K.Means ,V.Pispati "Material Properties by Micro-Indentation "Fifth Conference on computational Research on Materials,(1995)
  • K.Means "Modeling of Erosion"Fifth Conference on computational Research on Materials,(1995)
  • K.Means "A Computational Material Model of Erosion by Impact"ASME Pressure Vessel & Piping Conference,(1995)

Undergraduate researcher authors are underlined