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4004 Nitschke Hall MS 312
1650 N. Westwood
Toledo, OH 43606-3390
Phone: (419) 530-8210
Fax: (419) 530-8206

Dr. Sorin Cioc

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Office: Nitschke Hall 4051
Phone: 419-530-8228
Fax: 419-530-8206
E-mail: Sorin.Cioc@utoledo.edu

 

The University of Toledo
Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Mail Stop 312 
Toledo, OH 43606-3390

Education

  • BS, MS equivalent (1989), Department of Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania.
  • Ph.D. (1999) in Aerospace Flight Dynamics, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania. Thesis: "Flight Dynamics Studies on Non-Conventional Maneuvers of Modern Aircrafts", advisor Professor M.M. Nita. 

Research interests

Tribology, fluid dynamics, computational methods, heat transfer, propulsion systems, and flight dynamics.

List of publications (selected)  

Peer reviewed journal papers
  • L. Moraru, T.G. Keith, F. Dimofte, S. Cioc, and D.P. Fleming (2006), “Dynamic Modeling of a Dual Clearance Squeeze Film Damper. Part II”, STLE Trib. Trans., vol. 49, pp. 611-620.

  • S. Neagu-Ventzel, S. Cioc, and I. Marinescu (2006), “A Wear Model and Simulation of Superfinishing Process: Analysis for the Superfinishing of Bearing Rings”, approved for publication in Wear, Reference IH-1623 Version: 2 (WEA 97830).

  • S. Cioc, T.G. Keith, Jr., F. Dimofte, and D.P. Fleming, (2004), "Calculation of the Flow in High-Speed Gas Bearings Including Inertia Effects Using the CE/SE Method ", STLE Trib. Trans, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 402-412.

  • S. Cioc, F. Dimofte, T.G. Keith, Jr. (2003), "Application of the CE/SE Method to Wave Journal Bearings", STLE Trib. Trans, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 179-186.

  • S. Cioc, F. Dimofte, T.G. Keith, Jr., D.P. Fleming, (2003) "Computation of Pressurized Gas Bearings Using the CE/SE Method", STLE Trib. Trans, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 128-133.

  • S. Cioc, T.G. Keith, Jr., (2003) "Application of the CE/SE method to Two-Dimensional Flow in Fluid Film Bearings", International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 216 - 243.

  • L. Moraru, T.G. Keith, Jr., F. Dimofte, S. Cioc , and D.P. Fleming (2003), “Dynamic Modeling of a Dual Clearance Squeeze Film Damper. Part I: Test Rig and Dynamic Model with One Damper”, STLE Trib. Trans, vol 46, 2, pp. 170-178.

  • S. Cioc, T.G. Keith, Jr. (2002) “Application of the CE/SE Method to One-Dimensional Flow in Fluid Film Bearings”, STLE Trib. Trans, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 169-176.

  • C. Cioc, S. Cioc, A. Kahraman, T.G. Keith, Jr., and L. Moraru, (2002) “A Deterministic Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Model of High-Speed Transmission Components", STLE Trib. Trans, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 556-562.

  • G. Dontu, S. Cioc, S. Neagu-Ventzel, I. Marinescu, W. Olson (2001) “Qualitative Analysis of the Wear of Stone and Ring in Superfinishing Bearing Rings using FEM”, Trans. of NAMRI/SME, vol. XXIX, pp. 205-211.

  • M.M.Nita, I.Stroe, P.Parvu, S. Cioc (2000) "Lagrange Equations for the Motion of Multibody Orbital Stations", Rev. Roumaine Sci. Tech. Sér. Méc. Appl. (Journal of Romanian Academy), Tome 45, No. 3, pp. 219-232, Bucharest (in English).

  • M.M.Nita, I.Stroe, P.Parvu, S. Cioc (1998) "Rotation of Bodies Relative to Large Orbital Stations", Stud. Cerc. Mec. Apl. (Journal of Romanian Academy), Tome 57, No. 1, Bucharest (in Romanian).

  • M.M.Nita, I.Stroe, P.Parvu, S. Cioc (1997)"Motion of the Center of Gravity Relative to Large Orbital Stations", Stud. Cerc. Mec. Apl. (Journal of Romanian Academy), Tome 56, No. 1-2, Bucharest, (in Romanian).

  • M.M.Nita, I. Stroe, S. Cioc (1997) "Three-dimensional Motion of Material Point in the Gravitational Field of Two Fixed Centers", Rev. Roumaine Sci. Tech. Sér. Méc. Appl. (Journal of Romanian Academy), Tome 42, No. 5-6, pp. 381-384, Bucharest (in English).

  Conference papers (refereed)
  • S. Cioc, C. Ciocanel, K.C. Masiulaniec, and D. Oliver (2007), “Laboratory Improvement: A Student Project to Develop Initiative and Innovation as a Permanent State of Mind”, 114th Annual ASEE Conference & Exposition, June 24-27, Honolulu, Hawaii, AC (2007-2198).

  • A. Sescu, C. Sescu, F. Dimofte, S. Cioc, A. Afjeh, and R. Handschuh (2007), “Static Characteristics of the Hybrid Air Wave Bearing”, 62nd STLE Annual Meeting, May 6-10, 2007, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • A.H. Jayatissa, D. Wagner, S. Cioc, and N.X. Randall (2006), “Mechanical Properties of CrN Films Deposited by Magnetron Sputtering Method”, Proceedings of IMECE2006, 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 5-10, Chicago, IL (IMECE2006-15208).

  • C. Fayerweather, S. Cioc, and D. Oliver (2006) “Power Plant Proposal and Feasibility: A Student Project for a Thermodynamics Course”, 2006 ASEE Annual Conference, June 18-21, Chicago, IL (2006-897).

  • S. Cioc, T.G. Keith, and F. Dimofte (2005) “Particularities of the CE/SE Numerical Method to Flows in Fluid Films” 41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 10-13 July 2005, Tucson, Arizona (AIAA 2005-4357).

  • S. Cioc, D.P. Fleming, T.G. Keith, and C. Cioc (2005) “Numerical Investigation of Choked Flow in Padded Finger Seals”, World Tribology Congress III, September 12-16, 2005, Washington, D.C. (WTC 2005-64006)

  • F. Dimofte, S. Cioc, R. Handschuh, and D. P. Fleming (2005) “On the Influence of the Supply Pressure on the Dynamic Stability of Hybrid Gas Journal Wave Bearings”, World Tribology Congress III, September 12-16, 2005, Washington, D.C. (WTC 2005-64108)

  • S. Cioc, F. Dimofte, T.G. Keith, Jr. (2001) “A New Method to Approach Compressible Viscous Flows in Pressurized Thin Fluid Films with Restrictors in Series”, Aerospace International Symposium “Carafoli 2001”, Bucharest, Romania, pp. 87-92.

  • L. Moraru, S. Cioc (1999). "Dual Clearance Squeeze Film Dampers", Dudley D. Fuller Fluid-Film Bearing Symposium, Cleveland, OH, July 21-22, pp. 35-38.

  • S. Galetuse, S. Cioc (1998) "A Method of Computing Aerodynamic Characteristics for Wings at High Angle of Incidence", Conference of Aerospace Sciences, Bucharest, Nov. 11-13, pp. 222-234 (in Romanian).

  • M.M. Nita, I. Stroe, P. Parvu, S. Cioc, L. Moraru (1998) “Aspects Regarding Dynamics of Large Orbital Space Stations”, Conference of Aerospace Sciences, Bucharest, Nov. 11-13, pp. 305-316 (in Romanian).

 Other journal papers
  • F. Dimofte, S. Cioc, C. Cioc (2000) “The Scientific Work of Professor Nicolae Tipei in USA Starting with the Year 1972”, Academica, no. 10-11, pp. 118-119, Aug-Sept., Romanian Academy (in Romanian).

Other conference papers
  • C. Cioc, S. Cioc, A. Kahraman, and T.G. Keith, Jr., (2003) "A Deterministic Mixed Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Model of High-Speed Rotorcraft Transmission Components. Part 2: Non-Newtonian Model" International Joint Tribology Conference, Ponte Vedra, Florida, Oct. 27-29.

  • S. Cioc, F. Dimofte, T.G. Keith, Jr., C. Cioc, and D.P. Fleming (2003), " Optimization of a Hybrid Gas Wave Bearing for Oil Free Turbomachinery", STLE's 58th Annual Meeting, New York, April 28 - May 1.

  • C. Cioc, S. Cioc, A. Kahraman, and T.G. Keith, Jr., (2003) "A Deterministic Mixed Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication Model of High-Speed Rotorcraft Transmission Components. Part 1: Newtonian Model", STLE's 58th Annual Meeting, New York, April 28 - May 1.

  • S. Neagu-Ventzel, L. Luca, S. Cioc, I. Marinescu, “Analysis of the Possibility to Simulate a 3D Single-Roll Burnishing Process Using FEA”, 2002 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, New Orleans, November 17-22, 2002.

  • I. Marinescu, S. Neagu-Ventzel, S. Cioc, G. Dontu (2001) “Qualitative Analysis of the Wear of Stone and Ring in Superfinishing Bearing Rings, Using an Original Numerical Method”, 4th International Machining and Grinding Conference, Troy, MI, May 7-10.

Last Updated: 4/11/17