William A. Kline

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DeVor, R.E., P.D.  Schomer, W.A.  Kline,  and  R.D.  Neathamer, 'Development  of  Temporal  Sampling  Strategies  for Monitoring Noise',  J. of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol.66,  no.3, 1979.

Kline, W.A., 'Evaluation of Dynamic Data System Modeling for the Characterization and Forecasting of Time Series', M.S.  Thesis, University of Illinois, January 1979.

DeVor, R.E., W.A.  Kline, and W.J.   Zdeblick,  'A  Mechanistic Model  for  the  Force System in End Milling with Application to Machining  Airframe  Structures',  Proc. 8th  North American Conference on Metalworking Research,  May 1980.

Kline, W.A., 'The Prediction of Cutting  Forces  and  Surface Accuracy for the End Milling Process', Ph.D.  Thesis, University of Illinois, January 1982.

Kline, W.A., R.E.  DeVor, and J.R.  Lindberg, 'The Prediction of Cutting  Forces  in  End  Milling  with Application to Cornering Cuts',  International Journal of Machine Tool   Design and Research, Vol.22, no.3, August 1982.

Kline, W.A., R.E.  Devor, and I.A.  Shareef, 'The Prediction  of Surface  Accuracy  in  End  Milling', Journal of Engineering for Industry, Transactions of ASME, Vol.101, no.3, August 1982. (ASME Blackall Award winning paper)

Kline, W.A.  and R.E.  DeVor, 'The Effect of Runout on Cutting Forces in  End  Milling', International Journal of Machine Tool Design and Research, Vol.23, no.2/3, 1983.

Schomer, P. D., R. E. De Vor, and W. A. Kline, "Sampling Strategies for Monitoring Noise in the Vicinity of Airports," J. of Acoustics Society of America, 73:6, 1983.

DeVor R.E., J.W.   Sutherland,  and  W.A.   Kline,  'Control  of Surface  Error  in  End  Milling',  Proc. 11th North American Conference on Manufacturing Research, May 1983.

Powell, J.W., W.A.  Kline,  et.al.,  'Cutting Tool Sensors', Carbide and Tool Journal, Vol.17, no.3., May/June 1985.

Powell, J.W., W.A.  Kline, et.al., 'Sensing and  Automation  for Turning Tools', 1985 SME Manufacturing Engineering Transactions, May 1985.

Dzombak, I.  and W.A.  Kline, 'System Design for In-Process Tool Monitors',  SME  Machine  Monitoring Sensors Conference, March, 1989.

Finch, Jeffrey L. and W. A. Kline, 'Application Issues for Tool Monitoring Systems on Lathes', SME Tool and Machine Condition Monitoring Conference, August, 1990.

Varma, Ashok and W. A. Kline, 'Force Transducer Applications on CNC Lathes', SME Advanced Machining Technology Conference, September, 1990.

Kline, W.A.,  'Machine  Tool  Monitoring  Systems',  chapter  in Handbook of Intelligent Sensors for Industrial Automation, Addison-Wesley, 1992.

Varma, Ashok and William Kline, ‘Multi-Sensor Tool Monitoring - Applications Experience and Future Trends in Industry and Education’, Proceedings of the International  CIRP/VDI Conference Monitoring of Machining and Forming Processes, VDI Bericht, 1179, pp.223-233, 1995.

DeVor, R.E., S.G. Kapoor, M. Hibner, W.A. Kline, et.al.,  'A Process Model-Based Approach for Machine Tool Cutting Process Diagnostics',  Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, Boston, MA, July 7-10, 1996.

Erickson, P.A., M.L. Philpott, and W.A. Kline,  'Optimization of Internal Bolted Joint Force Transducers for Machine Tool Monitoring',  Proceedings of 25th North American Manufacturing Research Conference,  Lincoln, NB, May 1997.

Kline, W.A., R. Sriram, R. DeVor, ‘Development of a Machining Diagnostics System’, NIST-ATP-MVMT Conference Proceedings, Ann Arbor, MI, October 1997.

Zhu, R., R.E. DeVor, S.G. Kapoor, and W. Kline, ‘Machining Process Fault Detection – A Process Model-Based Approach’, Proceedings of Second International Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (IMS), Leuven, Belgium, September 1999.

Yang, L., R. Zhu, R.E. DeVor, Kline, W. et.al., ‘Identification of Stock Size Variation and Its Application to Process Monitoring in End Milling’, Proceedings of Japan-USA Flexible Automation Conference, July 23-26, 2000.

Kline, W., R. Sriram, R. DeVor, S. Kapoor, ‘Process Monitoring for Machine Tools – Technical and Business Issues’, Proceedings of Maintenance and Reliability Conference (Marcon), Knoxville, TN, May 2001.

Kline, W. ‘Challenges of Technical Management in the Small Company,’ Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Management, Huntsville, AL, October 11-13, 2001.

Mezentsev, O., R. Zhu, R.E. DeVor, S.G. Kapoor, and W. Kline, ‘Use of Radial Forces for Fault Detection in Tapping’,  International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 42, p. 279-488, 2002.

US Patent 6526359B1, ‘Apparatus and Method for Measuring Small Increases in Machine Tool Drive Motor Power’, Ivan Dzombak and William Kline, February 25, 2003.

Kline, W.A., ‘Analysis of Product Development History of a Technology Company’, presentation only at 2003 National Conference of the American Society of Engineering Management, October 2003, Rolla, MO. 

Kline, W., R. Sriram, R. DeVor, S. Kapoor, ‘Process Monitoring for Machine Tools – Technical and Business Issues’, International Journal of COMADEM, Volume 7, Number 2, April 2004, p. 12-17.

Seifert, Michael, William A. Kline, Thomas W. Mason, and David J. Rader, 'Automated Supply Chain Management in the U.S. Steel Industry,'  Peer Reviewed Proceedings of the 2004 National Conference of the American Society of Engineering Management,  October 20-23, 2004,  Alexandria, VA,  pp. 443-452.

Heckman, Cindy and William Kline, ‘Software Quality Leaders, Educators, Wizards, and Icons,’ Peer Reviewed Proceedings of the 2004 National Conference of the American Society of Engineering Management,  October 20-23, 2004,  Alexandria, VA,  pp. 733-743.

Contributor to : ‘What Indiana Makes, Makes Indiana, Analysis of the Indiana Manufacturing Sector,’ by Thomas P. Miller and Associates, December 10, 2004, sponsored by the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP).

Kline, William A., ‘A Course in Manufacturing Systems with Simulation’, Proceedings of the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 12-15, 2005, Portland, OR.  (Paper available at the National Center for Manufacturing Education (NCME) Manufacturing Education Resource Center (MERC) website.)

Ardis, Mark , Patricia Brackin, Robert Bunch, Zac Chambers, William Kline,  Thomas Mason, Yosi Shibberu, David Voltmer, Julia Williams, ‘Multidisciplinary, Entrepreneurial Activities in a Capstone Design Sequence’, Presented at the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 12-15, 2005, Portland, OR.

Schoen, Jeremy, Thomas W. Mason, William A. Kline, and Robert M. Bunch, ‘The Innovation Cycle : A New Model and Case Study for the Invention to Innovation Process,’ Engineering Management Journal, Vol. 17, No. 3, September 2005. 

Kline, William A., Anice Anderson, Thomas Mason, Hong Wei Liu, and Sudershan Tirumala, ‘International Incubator Alliances: Tools for Building More Global Entrepreneurial Organizations’, Proceedings of the 26th ASEM National Conference, October 2005, p. 578-585.

Mason, Thomas, Anice Anderson, and William Kline, ‘Developing Multidisciplinary Design Courses to Foster Engineering Entrepreneurship’, presentation at NCIIA 10th Annual Meeting, March 2006.

Kline, William A. and Thomas Mason, ‘Co-Curricular Project Experiences to Illustrate Sustainable Technologies and Global Innovation’, invited poster presentation at 2007 NCIIA 11th Annual Meeting, March 2007.

Kline, William A. and Thomas Mason, ‘Rose-Hulman Ventures, Outcomes from an Experiential Learning Program’, Proceedings of the 2007 Midwest Section Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, September 2007.

Kline, William A. and Brian Dougherty, ‘A Project Management Scorecard for Student Intern Engineering Projects’, Proceedings of the 2007 ASEM National Conference, November 2007.

Kline, William A. and Thomas Mason, ‘Innovation Stage Projects for Undergraduate Engineers, Defining Mission Through a Focus on Innovation’, Proceedings of the 2009 American Society of Engineering Education IL/IN Section Conference, Valparaiso, IN, March 2009.  (Winner Best Paper at Conference.)

Baker, J. M. Yoder, B. Black, R. Throne, and W. Kline, ‘Scorecards – Tracking Progress  in Senior Design Project Courses’, Proceedings of  the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference, Austin, TX, June 2009.  (Finalist for Best Paper in DEED Division.)

Jakubowski, J, A. Western, and W. Kline, ‘The Innovation University’, Proceedings of ICEE/ICEER Conference, Korea, August 2009.

Lewis, Stephen A, William D. Schindel, William A. Kline, Thomas W. Mason, and Patricia A. Brackin, ‘Management of Business Risk Through a Systems Engineering Model,’ Proceedings of the 2009 ASEM National Conference, October 2009.

Schindel, William D., Samuel N. Peffers, James H. Hanson, Jameel Ahmed, and William A. Kline, ‘All Innovation is Innovation of Systems: An Integrated 3-D Model of Innovation Competencies’, Proceedings of the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada, July 2011.

Kline, W. and Thomas W. Mason, ‘21st Century Innovation, Philosophies and Tools for Success in Manufacturing,’ Workshop for the Precision Metalforming Association of Indiana, November 9, 2011.

Kline, William A., Thomas W. Mason, and Brian C. Dougherty, ‘Being Innovative - Lessons Learned from the Practice of Technology Commercialization’, Proceedings of the 2012 ASEE Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, June 2012.

Stamper, Richard, William A. Kline, Julia M. Williams, and Mitchell A. Landess, 'A Model for Stimulating Industrial Participation in Undergraduate Engineering Programs, 12 Years of Rose-Hulman Ventures,' Proceedings of the 2012 ASEE Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, June 2012.

Kline, William A., Cory Hixson, Thomas W. Mason, Patricia Brackin, Robert Bunch, KC Dee, Glen Livesay, 'The Innovation Canvas -A Tool to Develop Integrated Product Designs and Business Models,' submitted to: Proceedings of the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 2013.





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