Chaire sur les Composites
à Haute Performance
Chaire de recherche du Canada - Niveau I

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RECENT RESEARCH CONTRIBUTIONS OF PROFESSEUR EDU RUIZ
Department of Mechanical Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal
(Names of graduate students appear in bold.)

Articles published or accepted in refereed journals since 2003

  1. LECLERC, J.-S., RUIZ, E., “Porosity Reduction using Optimized Flow Velocity in Resin Transfer Molding”, Composites Part A – Applied Science & Manufacturing, accepted Sept 2008, 32 pages. [NSERC, FQRNT, GM Canada, 40%]
  2. RUIZ, E., WAFFO, F., BILLOTTE, C., “Iso-conversion map, a model-free way to predict thermoset curing”, Polymer Composites, accepted May 2008, 22 pages. [Auto21, 80%]
  3. RUIZ, E., ACHIM, V., TROCHU, F., “Coupled non-conforming finite element and finite difference approximation based on laminate extrapolation to simulate liquid composite molding processes. Part I: Isothermal Flow”, Sci. and Eng. of Composite Materials, 14(2): 85-112, 2007 [Auto21, 80%]
  4. RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “Coupled non-conforming finite element and finite difference approximation based on laminate extrapolation to simulate liquid composite molding processes. Part II: Non-isothermal filling and curing”, Science and Engineering of Composite Materials, 14(2): 113-144, 2007 [Auto21, NSERC, FQRNT, 90%].
  5. RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “Multi-Criteria Thermal Optimization in Liquid Composite Molding to Reduce Processing Stresses and Cycle Time”, Composites Part A, Special Issue FPCM-7, 37:6. 913-924, 2006 [Auto21, NSERC, FQRNT, 90%].
  6. TROCHU, F., RUIZ, E., ACHIM, V., SOUKANE, S., “Advanced Numerical Simulation of Liquid Composite Molding for Process Analysis and Optimization”, Composites Part A, Special Issue FPCM-7, 37:6 SPEC ISS. 890-902, 2006 [NSERC, FQRNT, 40%].
  7. RUIZ, E., ACHIM, V., SOUKANE, S., TROCHU, F., BREARD, J., “Optimization of injection flow rate to minimize  micro/macro voids Formation in Resin transfer molded composites”, J. of Composite Sci. and Tech., 66:3-4. 475-486, 2006 [NSERC, FQRNT, 70%].
  8. RUIZ, E., Demaria C., TROCHU, F., “PolyPer, a freeware for preform permeability characterization”, JEC Composites, 17:70, 2005 [Auto2, 50%].
  9. SOUKANE, S., RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “A Novel Approach to Reduce Calculation Time during Simulations of Resin Transfer Molding”, European Finite Element Revue, 14(6-7): 819-840, 2005.
  10. Demaria C., RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “In-plane anisotropic permeability characterization of deformed woven fabrics by unidirectional injections. Part I: Experimental results”, Polymer Composites, DOI 10.1002/pc.20107. [NSERC, FQRNT, 30%].
  11. Demaria C., RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “In-plane anisotropic permeability characterization of deformed woven fabrics by unidirectional injections. Part II: Prediction model and numerical simulations”, Polymer Composites, DOI 10.1002/pc.20107. [NSERC, FQRNT, 30%]
  12. RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “Comprehensive thermal optimization of liquid composite molding to reduce time and processing stresses”, Polymer Composites, 26(2): 209-230, 2005. [Auto21, 90%]
  13. RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “Numerical analysis of cure temperature and internal stresses in thin and thick RTM parts”, Composites Part A, 36(6): 806-826, 2005. [Auto21, 90%]
  14. RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “Thermo-mechanical properties during cure of glass-polyester RTM composites: elastic and viscoelastic modeling”, J. of Composite Materials, 39(10): 881-916, 2005. [NSERC, FQRNT, 90%]
  15. RUIZ, E., ACHIM, V., SOUKANE, S., TROCHU, F., “Numerical Simulation of Liquid Composite Molding”, JEC Composites, 8:147-149, 2004. [NSERC, FQRNT, 50%].
  16. Béchet, E., RUIZ, E., E., Trochu, F., CuillièRE, J.-C., “Re-meshing Algorithms Applied to Mould Filling Simulations in Resin Transfer Moulding”, J. of Reinf. Plast. & Comp., 23(1): 17-36, 2004. [NSERC, FQRNT, 20%].
  17. RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., GAUVIN, R., “Internal Stresses and Warpage in Thin Composite Parts Manufactured by RTM”, Advanced Composite Letters, 13(1): 49-57, 2004. [NSERC, FQRNT, 80%]
  18. RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “State of the art revue of numerical simulation of liquid composite molding processes”, Recent Research Developments in Material Science & Eng., 2:217-244, 2003.
  19. Béchet, E., RUIZ, E., Trochu, F., CuilliÈRE, J.-C., “Adaptive Mesh Generation for Mould Filling Problems in Resin Transfer Moulding”, Composites Part A – Applied Science & Manufacturing, 34(9): 813-834, 2003. [NSERC, FQRNT, 15%]

Articles submitted to scientific journals

  1. Ortega, I., BILLOTTE, C., RUIZ, E., “Epoxy resin reinforced with carbon nanoparticles, dispersion and dielectric characterization”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, submitted August 2008. [NSERC, FQRNT, GM Canada, 40%]
  2. Ortega, I., BILLOTTE, C., RUIZ, E., “Nanosilica-modified Carbon/Epoxy Composites, Manufacturing and Characterization”, Materials Science & Engineering: Part B, submitted August 2008. [NSERC, FQRNT, GM Canada, 40%]
  3. Leclerc, J.-S., RUIZ, E., “Improving RTM Manufacturing Part II: Voids and Mechanical Properties”, Composites Part A – Applied Science & Manufacturing, submitted Sept 2008, 32 pages. [NSERC, FQRNT, GM Canada, 40%]
  4. Leclerc, J.-S., RUIZ, E., “Improving RTM Manufacturing Part I: Selecting the Proper Injection Conditions”, Composites Part A – Applied Science & Manufacturing, submitted Sept 2008, 55 pages. [NSERC, FQRNT, GM Canada, 30%]
  5. Haider, M., RUIZ, E., HUBERT, P., LESSARD, L., “Numerical simulations for class A surface finish in resin transfer molding process”, Composites Science and Technology, CSTE-D-05-00154, submitted September 20, 2005, 45 pages. [Auto21, 20%]

Conferences with review committee since 2000

  1. CHATEL, S., RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., BREARD, J., “A Permeability Measurement Method Dedicated to a Composite Process Family”, 9th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-9), Montreal, Canada, July 8-10, 2008.
  2. Harismendy I., Del Río M., RUIZ, E., García J. A., “Modelling VARTM of Wind Turbine Blades under Non-Isothermal Boundary Conditions”, 9th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-9), Montreal, Canada, July 8-10, 2008.
  3. RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “Flexible Injection: A Novel LCM Technology for Low Cost Manufacturing of High Performance Composites. Part I:Experimental Investigation”, 9th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-9), Montreal, Canada, July 8-10, 2008.
  4. ACHIM, V., RUIZ, E., “Guiding Selection toward Cost-Effective Composite Manufacturing”, 9th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-9), Montreal, Canada, July 8-10, 2008.
  5. Ortega, I., RUIZ, E., “Dispersion and Dielectric Characterization of an Epoxy Resin Reinforced with Carbon Nanofibers”, 9th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM-9), Montreal, Canada, July 8-10, 2008.
  6. RUIZ, E., Ortega, I., Abdellaoui, C., Trudeau, P., “Nanosilica-Modified Carbon/Epoxy Composites Manufacturing and Characterization”, 4th International Symposium on Polymer Nanocomposites Science and Technology, Boucherville, Quebec, Canada, October 17-19, 2007.
  7. Ortega, I., Billotte, C., RUIZ, E., “Thermo-Mechanical and Rheological Characterization of Various Epoxy-Based Nanocomposites for High Performance Composites”, 4th International Symposium on Polymer Nanocomposites Science and Technology, Boucherville, Quebec, Canada, October 17-19, 2007.
  8. Leclerc, J.-S., Meunier, P., RUIZ, E., “Impact of Injection Pressure on Voids Formation and on Mechanical Properties of RTM Composites”, 19th Canadian Materials Science Conference, Hamilton, Canada, Jun 20-22, 2007.
  9. Croteau-Labouly, B., ACHIM, V., RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “Combined characterization of permeability and compaction in porous media during vacuum assisted resin infusion”, The sixth Canadian International Composites Conference CANCOM, Winnipeg, Canada, August 15-17, 2007.
  10. RUIZ, E., ACHIM, V., BREARD, J., CHATEL, S., TROCHU, F., “A Fast Numerical Approach to Reduce Void Formation in Liquid Composite Molding”, 8 International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Mines de Douai, France, July 11-13, 2006.
  11. RUIZ, E., WAFFO, F., OWENS, J., BILLOTTE, C., TROCHU, F., “Modeling of Resin Cure Kinetics for Molding Cycle Optimization”, 8 International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Mines de Douai, France, July 11-13, 2006.
  12. RUIZ, E., CHATEL, S., TROCHU, F., “A Simplified Numerical Approach to Simulate Resin Transfer Molding with a Dispersion Medium”, 8 International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Mines de Douai, France, July 11-13, 2006.
  13. HUBERT, P., Haider, M., LESSARD, L., RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “Integrated Approach for Class A Surface Finish of Automotive Components Manfactured by RTM”, 27th International SAMPE Europe Conference, Paris, France, 27 to 29 March, 2006.
  14. Haider, M., RUIZ, E., HUBERT, P., LESSARD, L., “Resin Cure Shrinkage and LPA Action Characterization for Class A RTM Processing”, Canada Composites International Conf., Vancouver, Canada, August. 16-19, 2005.
  15. RUIZ, E., ACHIM, V., TROCHU, F., BREARD, J., “Reduction of Void Formation in LCM, a Practical Numerical Approach”, Canada Composites International Conf., Vancouver, Canada, August. 16-19, 2005.
  16. RUIZ, E., ACHIM, V., SOUKANE, S., TROCHU, F., BREARD, J., “Numerical optimization of injection flow rate in RTM to minimize micro/macro voids formation”, Journées Scientifiques et Techniques "Mise en Forme des Matériaux Composites", Le Havre, France, Dec. 2-3, 2004.
  17. TROCHU, F., RUIZ, E., ACHIM, V., SOUKANE, S., “New Approaches to Accelerate Calculations and Improve Accuracy of Numerical Simulations in Liquid Composite Molding”, International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Delaware, USA, July 7-9, 2004.
  18. RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “Multi-Criteria Thermal Optimization by Evolutionary Algorithms of Resin Cure, Processing Stresses and Cycle Time in liquid composite Molding”, International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Delaware, USA, July 7-9, 2004.
  19. TROCHU, F., RUIZ, E., “Approximation of Resin Flow in Liquid Composite Molding using a New Non-Conforming Three-Dimensional Finite Element”, 5th Canada-Japan Workshop on Composites, Yonezawa, Japan, September 6-8, 2004, 116-124.
  20. RUIZ, E., GAUVIN, R., TROCHU, F., “Processing Stresses and Thermal Optimization in Resin Transfer Molding”, 5th Canada-Japan Workshop on Composites, Yonezawa, Japan, September 6-8, 2004.
  21. ACHIM, V., RUIZ, E., SOUKANE, S., TROCHU, F., “Optimization of flow rate in resin transfer molding (RTM)”, 8th Japan International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (JISSE-8), Tokyo, Japan, November 18-21, 2003.
  22. RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., GAUVIN, R., “Thermal optimization of thick composite parts manufactured by resin transfer molding”, 5th International Symposium on Advanced Composites COMP’03, Corfu, Greece, November 18-21, 2003.
  23. RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “Thermal residual stress during the curing of composite parts manufactured by RTM”, International Conference on Sci. and Technology of Composite Materials COMAT’01, Mar del Plata, Argentine, December 10-12, 2001.
  24. RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., “Thermal optimization of thick composite parts manufactured by resin transfer molding”, Third Canadian International Composites Conference CANCOM-2001, Montréal, Canada, August 21-24, 2001.
  25. Béchet, E., RUIZ, E., TROCHU, F., CuillièRE, J.-C.,“Remeshing algorithms applied to resin transfer moulding simulations”, Third Canadian International Composites Conference CANCOM-2001, Montréal, Canada, August 21-24, 2001.
  26. TROCHU, F., Remacle, J.-F., Bréard, J., BEnoit, Y., RUIZ, E., “Three dimensional resin transfer molding simulations: Control of the accuracy and industrial validation for complex ribbed parts”, 3th Joint Canada-Japan Workshop on Composites Design and Manufacturing, Kyoto, Japan, October 20-23, 2000.