Publications


6 latest publications

2020
[*]D. R. Herber, A. K. Sundarrajan. 'On the uses of linear-quadratic methods in solving nonlinear dynamic optimization problems with direct transcription.' In (to appear) ASME 2020 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE2020-23885, Portland, OR, USA, Nov 2020. [bibtex]
[*]J. Jonkman, A. Wright, G. Barter, M. Hall, J. T. Allison, D. R. Herber. 'Functional requirements for the WEIS toolset to enable controls co-design of floating offshore wind turbines.' In (to appear) International Offshore Wind Technical Conference, IOWTC2020-3533, Boston, MA, USA, Oct 2020. [bibtex]
[*]D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'Control co-design: Achieving new functionality and performance via integrated physical and control system design.' , Aug 2020. [bibtex] [pdf]
[recording]
[*]D. R. Herber. 'Enhancements to the perfect matching approach for graph enumeration-based engineering challenges.' In (to appear) ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, DETC2020-22774, Aug 2020. [bibtex] [pdf]
[code], [slides], [recording]
[C16]D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison, R. Buettner, P. Abolmoali, S. S. Patnaik. 'Architecture generation and performance evaluation of aircraft thermal management systems through graph-based techniques.' In AIAA 2020 Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, AIAA 2020-0159, Orlando, FL, USA, Jan 2020. doi: 10.2514/6.2020-0159 [bibtex] [pdf]
2019
[P1]J. T. Allison, D. R. Herber. 'Control co-design: Achieving new functionality and performance via integrated physical and control system design.' ASME 2019 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, Nov 2019. [bibtex] [pdf]


Journal Articles

2019
[J7]D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'A problem class with combined architecture, plant, and control design applied to vehicle suspensions.' ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 141(10), p. 101401, Oct 2019. doi: 10.1115/1.4043312 [bibtex] [pdf]
[code]
[J6]S. R. T. Peddada, D. R. Herber, H. Pangborn, A. G. Alleyne, J. T. Allison. 'Optimal flow control and single split architecture exploration for fluid-based thermal management.' ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 141(8), p. 083401, Aug 2019. doi: 10.1115/1.4043203 [bibtex] [pdf]
[code]
[J5]D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'Nested and simultaneous solution strategies for general combined plant and control design problems.' ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 141(1), p. 011402, Jan 2019. doi: 10.1115/1.4040705 [bibtex] [pdf]
[code]
2017
[J4]C. M. Chilan, D. R. Herber, Y. K. Nakka, S. Chung, J. T. Allison, J. B. Aldrich, O. S. Alvarez-Salazar. 'Co-design of strain-actuated solar arrays for spacecraft precision pointing and jitter reduction.' AIAA Journal, 55(9), p. 3180–3195, Sep 2017. doi: 10.2514/1.J055748 [bibtex] [pdf]
[J3]D. R. Herber, T. Guo, J. T. Allison. 'Enumeration of architectures with perfect matchings.' ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 139(5), p. 051403, May 2017. doi: 10.1115/1.4036132 [bibtex] [pdf]
[code], [case study 2 graphs], [video]
2016
[J2]D. R. Herber, A. P. Deshmukh, M. E. Mitchell, J. T. Allison. 'Project-based curriculum for teaching analytical design to freshman engineering students via reconfigurable trebuchets.' Education Sciences, 6(1), p. 7, Feb 2016. doi: 10.3390/educsci6010007 [bibtex] [pdf]
2014
[J1]J. T. Allison, D. R. Herber. 'Multidisciplinary design optimization of dynamic engineering systems.' AIAA Journal, 52(4), p. 691–710, Apr 2014. doi: 10.2514/1.J052182 [bibtex] [pdf]
Special Section on Multidisciplinary Design Optimization

Conference Proceedings

2020
[*]D. R. Herber, A. K. Sundarrajan. 'On the uses of linear-quadratic methods in solving nonlinear dynamic optimization problems with direct transcription.' In (to appear) ASME 2020 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE2020-23885, Portland, OR, USA, Nov 2020. [bibtex]
[*]J. Jonkman, A. Wright, G. Barter, M. Hall, J. T. Allison, D. R. Herber. 'Functional requirements for the WEIS toolset to enable controls co-design of floating offshore wind turbines.' In (to appear) International Offshore Wind Technical Conference, IOWTC2020-3533, Boston, MA, USA, Oct 2020. [bibtex]
[*]D. R. Herber. 'Enhancements to the perfect matching approach for graph enumeration-based engineering challenges.' In (to appear) ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, DETC2020-22774, Aug 2020. [bibtex] [pdf]
[code], [slides], [recording]
[C16]D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison, R. Buettner, P. Abolmoali, S. S. Patnaik. 'Architecture generation and performance evaluation of aircraft thermal management systems through graph-based techniques.' In AIAA 2020 Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, AIAA 2020-0159, Orlando, FL, USA, Jan 2020. doi: 10.2514/6.2020-0159 [bibtex] [pdf]
2019
[C15]T. Guo, D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'Circuit synthesis using generative adversarial networks (GANs).' In AIAA 2019 Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, AIAA 2019-2350, San Diego, CA, USA, Jan 2019. doi: 10.2514/6.2019-2350 [bibtex] [pdf]
Invited Paper
2018
[C14]T. Guo, D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'Reducing evaluation cost for circuit synthesis using active learning.' In ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, DETC2018-85654, p. V02AT03A011, Quebec City, Canada, Aug 2018. doi: 10.1115/DETC2018-85654 [bibtex] [pdf]
[C13]S. R. T. Peddada, D. R. Herber, H. Pangborn, A. G. Alleyne, J. T. Allison. 'Optimal flow control and single split architecture exploration for fluid-based thermal management.' In ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, DETC2018-86148, p. V02AT03A005, Quebec City, Canada, Aug 2018. doi: 10.1115/DETC2018-86148 [bibtex] [pdf]
[C12]D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'A problem class with combined architecture, plant, and control design applied to vehicle suspensions.' In ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, DETC2018-86213, p. V02AT03A006, Quebec City, Canada, Aug 2018. doi: 10.1115/DETC2018-86213 [bibtex] [pdf]
[C11]C. Lin, D. R. Herber, Vedant, Y. H. Lee, A. Ghosh, R. H. Ewoldt, J. T. Allison. 'Attitude​ ​control​ ​system​ ​complexity​ ​reduction​ ​via​ ​tailored​ ​viscoelastic​ ​damping co-design.' In AAS 2018 Guidance & Control Conference, AAS 18-103, Breckenridge, CO, USA, Feb 2018. [bibtex] [pdf]
2017
[C10]D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'Unified scaling of dynamic optimization design formulations.' In ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, DETC2017-67676, p. V02AT03A003, Cleveland, OH, USA, Aug 2017. doi: 10.1115/DETC2017-67676 [bibtex] [pdf]
[code]
[C9]D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'Nested and simultaneous solution strategies for general combined plant and controller design problems.' In ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, DETC2017-67668, p. V02AT03A002, Cleveland, OH, USA, Aug 2017. doi: 10.1115/DETC2017-67668 [bibtex] [pdf]
[code]
2016
[C8]D. R. Herber, T. Guo, J. T. Allison. 'Enumeration of architectures with perfect matchings.' In ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, DETC2016-60212, p. V02AT03A005, Charlotte, NC, USA, Aug 2016. doi: 10.1115/DETC2016-60212 [bibtex] [pdf]
[code], [case study 2 graphs]), [video]
[C7]C. M. Chilan, D. R. Herber, Y. K. Nakka, S. Chung, J. T. Allison. 'Co-design of strain-actuated solar arrays for precision pointing and jitter reduction.' In AIAA 2016 Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, AIAA-2016-0162, San Diego, CA, USA, Jan 2016. doi: 10.2514/6.2016-0162 [bibtex] [pdf]
2015
[C6]A. P. Deshmukh, D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'Bridging the gap between open-loop and closed-loop control in co-design: A framework for complete optimal plant and control architecture design.' In 2015 American Control Conference, p. 4916–4922, Chicago, IL, USA, Jul 2015. doi: 10.1109/ACC.2015.7172104 [bibtex] [pdf]
[C5]J. T. Allison, D. R. Herber, A. P. Deshmukh. 'Integrated design of dynamic sustainable energy systems.' In 2015 International Conference on Engineering Design, Vol. 1, p. 299–308, Milan, Italy, Jul 2015. [bibtex] [pdf]
2014
[C4]D. R. Herber, J. W. McDonald, O. S. Alvarez-Salazar, G. Krishnan, J. T. Allison. 'Reducing spacecraft jitter during satellite reorientation maneuvers via solar array dynamics.' In AIAA/ISSMO 2014 Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, AIAA2014-3278, p. 1–17, Atlanta, GA, USA, Jun 2014. doi: 10.2514/6.2014-3278 [bibtex] [pdf]
2013
[C3]D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'Wave energy extraction maximization in irregular ocean waves using pseudospectral methods.' In ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, DETC2013-12600, p. V03AT03A018, Portland, OR, USA, Aug 2013. doi: 10.1115/DETC2013-12600 [bibtex] [pdf]
Nominated as a Paper of Distinction
[C2]J. T. Allison, D. R. Herber. 'Multidisciplinary design optimization of dynamic engineering systems.' In AIAA 2013 Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialist Conference, AIAA 2013-1462, p. 1–30, Boston, MA, USA, Apr 2013. doi: 10.2514/6.2013-1462 [bibtex] [pdf]
2012
[C1]J. T. Allison, A. Kaitharath, D. R. Herber. 'Wave energy extraction maximization using direct transcription.' In ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2012-86619, p. 485–495, Houston, TX, USA, Nov 2012. doi: 10.1115/IMECE2012-86619 [bibtex] [pdf]

Theses and Dissertations

2017
[T2]D. R. Herber. 'Advances in combined architecture, plant, and control design.' PhD Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA, Dec 2017. [bibtex] [url] [pdf]
(errata attached) [source code]
2014
[T1]D. R. Herber. 'Dynamic system design optimization of wave energy converters utilizing direct transcription.' M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA, May 2014. [bibtex] [url] [pdf]
(errata attached)

Technical Reports

2019
[R4]D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'Approximating arbitrary impulse response functions with Prony basis functions.' Technical report, Engineering System Design Lab, UIUC-ESDL-2019-01, Urbana, IL, USA, Oct 2019. [bibtex] [pdf]
[code]
2017
[R3]D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'Enhancements to the perfect matching-based tree algorithm for generating architectures.' Technical report, Engineering System Design Lab, UIUC-ESDL-2017-02, Urbana, IL, USA, Dec 2017. [bibtex] [url] [pdf]
[code]
2015
[R2]D. R. Herber. 'Basic implementation of multiple-interval pseudospectral methods to solve optimal control problems.' Technical report, Engineering System Design Lab, UIUC-ESDL-2015-01, Urbana, IL, USA, Jun 2015. [bibtex] [url] [pdf]
[code]
2014
[R1]D. R. Herber. 'Solving optimal control problems using simscape models for state derivatives.' Technical report, Engineering System Design Lab, UIUC-ESDL-2014-01, Urbana, IL, USA, Jul 2014. [bibtex] [url] [pdf]
[code]

Presentations

2020
[*]D. R. Herber, J. T. Allison. 'Control co-design: Achieving new functionality and performance via integrated physical and control system design.' , Aug 2020. [bibtex] [pdf]
[recording]
2019
[P1]J. T. Allison, D. R. Herber. 'Control co-design: Achieving new functionality and performance via integrated physical and control system design.' ASME 2019 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, Nov 2019. [bibtex] [pdf]


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