Journal Publications
  • L. Koerner, T. Secord "An embedded electrical impedance analyzer based on the AD5933 for the determination of voice coil motor mechanical properties," Sensors and Actuators, vol. 295, pp. 99-112, 2019. 

  • K.Seino, T. Secord, M. Vig, S. Kyllonen, A.J. DeClue, "Three-dimensional kinematic motion analysis of shivers in horses: a pilot study," Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, vol. 79, 2019

  • T. Secord, S. C. Mantell, and K. A. Stelson, “Scaling analysis and a critical thickness criterion for thermosetting composites,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, vol. 133, no. 1, 2011.

  • T. Secord and H. H. Asada, “A variable stiffness PZT actuator having tunable resonant frequencies,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 993–1005, 2010.

  • J. Ueda, T. Secord, and H. H. Asada, “Large effective-strain piezoelectric actuators using nested cellular architecture with exponential strain amplification mechanisms,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 770–782, 2010.

Book Chapters
  • T. Secord and H. H. Asada, “Cellular muscle actuators with variable resonant frequencies,” Robotics: Science and Systems, pp. 249–256, 2009.

Conference Publications
  • T. Secord, A. Tenhoff,  M. Audi, and A. Lorch, "A multi-actuator approach to high bandwidth in vitro cardiac kinematic simulation, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (Biorob), pp. 833-838, August 2018.

  • T. Secord and Milad Audi. "A high efficiency tunable resonance pump for biomedical applications,"Proc. of ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, April 2018.

  • T. Secord and A. Johnson, “A tunable-resonance Faraday device for dual cardiac sensing and energy harvesting,” Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, pp. 257-262, May 2017.

  • T. Secord and H. H. Asada, “Scaling analysis of large stroke piezoelectric cellular actuators,” IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, pp. 131–136, September 2010 (Best Paper Award).

  • T. Secord and H. H. Asada, “The present role of actuator technology in surgical robotic devices,” ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, April 2010.

  • T. Secord, A. Mazumdar, and H. H. Asada, “Piezoelectric device for tunable resonance actuation and energy harvesting,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2169–2176, May 2010.

  • T. Secord and H. H. Asada, “A variable stiffness PZT cellular actuator with tunable resonance for cyclic motion tasks,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 176–181, May 2009.

  • J. Ueda, T. Secord, and H. H. Asada, “Piezoelectric cellular actuators using nested rhombus multilayer mechanisms,” ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, vol. 2008, pp. 203–210, October 2008.

  • T. Secord, J. Ueda, and H. H. Asada, “Dynamic analysis of a high-bandwidth, large- strain, pzt cellular muscle actuator with layered strain amplification,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 761–766, May 2008 (Finalist for Best Automation Paper Award).

  • J. Ueda, T. Secord, and H. H. Asada, “Static lumped parameter model for nested pzt cellular actuators with exponential strain amplification mechanisms,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3582–3587, May 2008.

  • T. Secord, J. Ueda, and H. H. Asada, “Static analysis of an artificial muscle system based on pzt strain amplification,” SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 6932, March 2008. [C9] J. Ueda, T. Secord, and H. H. Asada, “Design of pzt cellular actuators with power-law strain amplification,” IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 1160–1165, October 2007.

  • T. Secord and H. H. Asada, “A humanoid foot with polypyrrole conducting polymer artificial muscles for energy dissipation and storage,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2904– 2909, April 2007.

  • D. McCombie, T. Secord, and H. H. Asada, “Modeling and observer design for polypyrrole conducting polymer actuator control systems,” IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, pp. 432–436, February 2006.

  • T. Secord, K. Stelson, and S. Mantell, “Scaling analysis and a critical thickness criterion for thermosetting composites,” ASME IMECE, pp. 205–211, November 2006.

Extended Abstracts
  • T. Secord, F. Harewood, C. McVeigh, B. Nadian, and E. Donnelly, “Copula based probabilistic modeling of use conditions for self-expanding transcatheter valve structural components,” Proceedings –ASME/FDA First Annual Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference: Applications of Computer Modeling and Simulation, September 2013.

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