THOMAS G. CHONDROS, Ph D.

Associate Professor

 

UNIVERSITY OF PATRAS

School of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics Department

265 00 Patras, Greece.

Phone +302610997263 Cel. +306934966445

Fax. +302610997744

email: chondros@mech.upatras.gr

ME: http://www.mech.upatras.gr\~chondros

http://publicationslist.org/t.g.chondros

Useful Links:

University of Patras (http://www.upatras.gr/)

Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics Department (http://www.mead.upatras.gr/)

IFToMM (http://130.15.85.212/)

 

 

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PERSONAL DATA (January 2012)

- Office Address: University of Patras, School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautics Engineering, 261 10 Patras, Greece, Phone +302610997263, +302610997264, Fax. +302610997744, -Mail: chondros@mech.upatras.gr

- Home Address: Australias 47, 264 42 Patras, Greece. Phone: +302610436553.

- Born in Lamia, Greece, 1953. Greek Citizen.

- Army Service 1982-1983, Greek Airforce (Honorary Discharged).

- 2 daughters (1983, 1987).

 

EDUCATION

-Ph.D. 1982 Mechanical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece.

-M.S. 1977 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece.

 

AREAS OF RESEARCH

Dynamics of machines and mechanisms, vibration analysis non-destructive testing, computer-aided design of machines and mechanisms, automotive design, automotive dynamics, End-of-Life vehicles management strategies, non-conventional manufacturing technologies, history of technology.

 

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

ACADEMIA

- University of Patras, Mechanical Engineering Department, 1990-2010. Assistant Professor.

- University of Patras, Mechanical Engineering Department, 2011-today. Associate Professor.

- Washington University in St Louis, 1994-1995. Visiting Assistant Professor (on sabbatical leave from the University of Patras).

INDUSTRY

- University of Patras-Automotive Industry, ADR Laboratory. 2004-2010. Technical Director. Laboratory Certified by the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications and the National Accreditation Council for Testing, Certification and Type Approval of Vehicles Carrying Dangerous Goods.

- Association of Motor Vehicles Importers Representatives (AMVIR) 1999-2000. General Director. (A one year term service through a convention with the Research Committee of the University of Patras and the AMVIR).

- EGL Western Greece Paper Mills SA 1989-1990. Managing Director. Member of the Board of Directors. Two paper mills in Patras and Eghion, 400 professional and technical staff in production and renovation of the mills, a twenty million $ project.

- Ministry of Transportation, Division of Patras. Last position: Technical Director. 1984-1988.

- FRIGOREX ABEE, Industrial Refrigeration and P.E.T. Molding, 1983-1984. Plant Manager. 100 professional and technical staff in production of industrial coolers and P.E.T. beverages bottles. Installation and operation of a two million $ P.E.T. Injection and Blow-molding plant for beverages bottles, on behalf of the 3 S.A., the Greek subsidiary of the Coca-Cola group.

- PIRAIKI-PATRAIKI, Cotton Manufacturing Co., Energy Dept. 1979-1982, 15 plants in Greece, 1 in Germany, 65 MW istalled power. Responsible for the energy balance of the company, energy conservation programs, and estimation of the specific energy consumption for the companys products.

- B.P. of Greece Ltd., Solar Systems and Applications R&D Department, 1978-1979. Scientific Responsible for the operation of a testing Lab. in Perama (GR) interconnected with two more similar stations in Lavera (France) and Sunbury (GB). Comparative testing and operation of a large number of domestic hot water solar systems available in the market worldwide, and systems produced by a BP of Greece Ltd subsidiary firm (CALPAK-CICERO).

- University of Patras, Mechanical Engineering Department, Machine Elements Lab., Research Associate, 1977-1982.

 

MAJOR INDUSTRIAL CONSULTING

- 1980-today. Technical Chamber of Greece. Technical Expert for automotive issues and accident reconstruction.

- 1984-1988 Prefecture of Achaia. Industrial investments funding programs.

- 1991-1992 Industrial Reconstruction Organization, Main shareholder the Greek Ministry of Industry, Papermills Reconstruction and Privatization Branch.

- 1992-1994. TEOCAR S.A. the leading Greek automotive industry. Development of an Electric City-Car.

- 1993-1994 Manpower Employment Organization. New Buildings and Sites construction program.

- 1994-1995 -MEDICS St Louis Mo, USA. Bioengineering and Medical Devices.

- 2001-2002 KAPA Research - Emos Interactive. Design and Operation of the first Citizen Service Centre in Greece.

- 2001-2010 Ministry of Transportation. Transportation of Dangerous Goods (ADR) Committee.

- 2004-2006 Technical Chamber of Greece. Scientific Committee for Transportation and Vehicles.

- 2007-2009 Employment Educational Institute. General Confederation of Professional Craftsmen and Merchants. Design of vocational training modules for car electricians.

- 2008-2010 Technical Chamber of Greece. Scientific Committee for Road Safety. (Representative of the University of Patras).

 

HONOURS AND AWARDS

- 1973 Honorary citation by the University of Patras for sports activities.

- 1977 Honorary citation for participating the Athens International Marathon race.

- 1979 Honorary citation by the University of Patras for sports activities

- 1983. Honorary discharged by the Greek Airforce.

- 1984. Chairman of the Greek Society of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Division of Patras.

- 1989 COMMET EUROPQUALITE Association Universite-Enterprise pour la Formation (AUEF) Member of the Steering Commmittee

- 1994 Washington University in St. Louis Visiting Assistant Professor.

- 1999 International Federation for the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, National Member Committee Representative.

- 2001 Extraodinary Machines and Structures in Antiquity, An International Symposium, International Conference on Ancient Greek Technology, SPS. Olympia Greece. Member of the Scientific Committee.

- 2002 IFToMM (International Federation of the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, Permanent Commission for the History of Mechanism and Machine Science.

- 2007-2010 The Open Mechanical Engineering Journal, Member of the Editorial Board.

- 2008-today. IFToMM Scientific Commission for History of Machines and Mechanisms. Member.

- 2010 The Genius of Archimedes, World Conference, 8-10 June 2010 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy, UMember of the Steering CommitteeU.

- 2010- International Journal of Vehicle Performance UMember of the Editorial BoardU

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

- Member, Technical Chamber of Greece, Greek Society of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, International Society of Automotive Engineers, Society for the Study of Ancient Greek Technology, Technical Chamber of Greece-Greek Section of Concrete Structures.

 

SPONSORED RESEARCH

- 2005-2006 University of Patras Project EPEAEK Pythagoras II. Principal Investigator. Study and design of non-conventional processes Sanding - Multiple Grind Hardening (GRIND-TECH). (50.000 project)

- 2000 National Technical University of Athens, National Secretariat for Research and Technology. Control of broad-band intelligent neural networks adapted services.

- 1996. National Technical University of Athens-Center for Modern Greek Studies. Evaluation of Historical Industrial Sectors. Research Consultant.

- 1996. Commission of the European Communities. Program JOULE II CT94-0291, Collaboration of University of Patras and the CRES (Center for Renewable Energy Sources) for the study of the infrastructure required for electric vehicles, Scientific Responsible.($ 10,000 project).

- 1994-1995. Commission of the European Communities. Program STRIDE - ECVET Electric Vehicle, Collaboration of University of Patras and the CRES (Center for Renewable Energy Sources) for the conversion of a gas powered vehicle to electric, Scientific Responsible, ($ 10,000 project)

- 1992-1994. Commission of the European Communities, Ministry of Labour, Greek Manpower Employment Organisation (OAED), EUROQUALIFICATION Vocational Training Pilot Program. Leader Coordinator of the Sector: Reparation et Maintenance des Vehicules ($ 2million), Collaborating Countries France, Greece, Spain.

- 19931994. Commission of the European Communities, University of Patras, Greek Manpower Employment Organisation (OAED), Kapa-Research. Principal Investigator. Study for the Labour Force Employed in the Car-Maintenance Sector in Greece ($ 160,000).

- 1992-1994. Commission of the European Communities. Program STRIDE - ECVET Electric Vehicle, Scientific Responsible of TEOCAR S.A. the leading Greek automotive industry ($ 1.6 million).

- 1992-1993. Commission of the European Communities, CNA/ECIPA Italy, SVCP Holland, University of Athens, University Louis Pasteur Paris, University of Patras. Program FORCE for the Vocational Training in the Automotive Repair Industry. Member of the Research Group.

- 1988-1992. Greek Ministry of Transportation, The Hellenic Organization of Small and Medium Enterprises and Handicraft SA (EOMMEX AU), The University of Patras, TEOCAR S.A. (automotive industry). Design and Development of an Electric City Car. Principal Investigator.

- 1989-1990 COMMET EUROPQUALITE Association Universite-Enterprise pour la Formation (AUEF). Member of the Steering Committee.

- 1988-1990. Ministry of Industry, Energy and Technology. Reliability Analysis of Solar Systems in Greece. Member of the Research Group of the University of Patras.

- 1986-1987. Commission of the European Communities. Solar Energy-Research and Development. Reliability Analysis of Solar DHW Systems. Member of the Research Group of the University of Patras (a 30500 ECU project).

- 1983-1985. Greek Center of Economic Planning and Research (ELKEPA). Industrial Safety. Member of the Research Group of the University of Patras.

 

TEACHING RECORD

-2002-today University of Patras, Greece, Mechanical Engineering Dept. Postgraduate courses program.

Course taught: Automotive Design and Dynamics 623.

- 1994-1995 (Spring Semester), Washington University in St Louis (Visiting Assistant Professor on sabbatical leave from the University of Patras).

Course taught: ME-404, Introduction to Mechanical Design.

- 1994-1995 (Fall Semester), Washington University in St Louis (Visiting Assistant Professor, on sabbatical leave from the University of Patras).

Course taught: ME-318, Analysis and Synthesis of Mechanisms and Machines.

- 1990-today University of Patras, Greece, Mechanical Engineering Dept.

Courses taught: Kinematics of Machines and Mechanisms 24324 4

Dynamics of Machines and Mechanism 24411 4

Vehicle Dynamics 2418 3

History of Technology I 24114

History of Technology II 24124

- 1991 (March-April) Ecole Nationale des Ingenieurs de St Etienne, France. In the frame of the ERASMUS program.

Course taught: Computer Aided Kinematic and Dynamic Analysis of Mechanisms

- 1990-1992 University of Patras, Greece, Mechanical Engineering Dept.

Courses taught: Engineering Design

Vibration Engineering

Engineering Measurements

- 1977-1982 University of Patras, Greece, Machine Elements Lab. Graduate Assistant.

 

PUBLICATIONS

- In a separate list and

- http://www.mech.upatras.gr\~chondros

- http://publicationslist.org/t.g.chondros

 

 

LANGUAGES

- Greek, English, French.

 


 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

A1. DISSERTATION

Influence of Cracks on the Dynamic Behaviour of Machines, University of Patras, 1982. Supervisor: Prof A.D. Dimarogonas.

A2. GRADUATE THESIS

Crack Identification of Elastic Structural Member from Dynamic Response University of Patras, 1977. Supervisor: Prof A.D. Dimarogonas.

 

B. JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS (PEER_REVIEWED)

B1.      T.G. Chondros and A.D. Dimarogonas 1980 Journal of Sound and Vibration 69, 531-538. Identification of cracks in in welded joints of complex structures.

B2.      S. Panteliou, T. Chondros, G. Bouziotis and A. D. Dimarogonas 1989 Solar Energy R&D in the European Community, Solar Collector and Systems Testing Group, Compendium of Contractors, EUR 11605 EN, 169-185. Reliability of Installed Hot Water Solar Collectors in Greece.

B3.      T.G. Chondros and A.D. Dimarogonas 1989 Journal of Vibration, Acoustics, Stress and Reliability in Design 111, 251-256. Dynamic sensitivity of structures to cracks.

B4.      S. Panteliou, T.G. Chondros, G. Bouziotis and A.D. Dimarogonas 1990 Solar Energy 44, 305-313. Reliability of solar collectors.

B5.      T.G. Chondros, S. Michalitsis, S. Panteliou and A.D. Dimarogonas 1994 SAE SP-1023 5-12. Chassis design for a small electric city car.

B6.      T.G. Chondros, A.D. Dimarogonas and J. Yao 1997 Journal of Sound and Vibration 200, 303-313. A consistent cracked bar vibration theory.

B7.      T.G. Chondros and A.D. Dimarogonas 1998 Journal of Vibration and Acoustics 120, 742-746. Vibration of a cracked cantilever beam.

B8.      T.G. Chondros, P.A. Belokas, K. Vamvakeros and A.D. Dimarogonas 1997 SAE SP-1223 Steering and Suspensions Technology, 970105 169-180. Vehicle dynamics simulation and suspension system design.

B9.      T.G. Chondros, A.D. Dimarogonas and J. Yao 1998 Journal of Sound and Vibration 215, 17-34. A continuous cracked beam vibration theory.

B10.  T.G. Chondros, S.D. Panteliou, S. Pipano, D. Vergos, P. Dimarogonas, D. Spanos and A. D Dimarogonas 1998 SAE SP-1331 Technology for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles 1, 43-51. Styling for a small electric city car.

B11.  T.G. Chondros, A.D. Dimarogonas and J. Yao 1998 Engineering Fracture Mechanics Journal 61, 503-518. Longitudinal vibration of a bar with a breathing crack.

B12.  T.G. Chondros, A.D. Dimarogonas and J. Yao 1998 Engineering Fracture Mechanics Journal 61, 593-606. Longitudinal vibration of a continuous cracked bar.

B13.  J.T. Papadimitropoulos, T.G. Chondros, S.D. Panteliou, B. Carlsson, S. Kalogirou and A.D. Dimarogonas 1999 SAE Technical Paper Series 1999-01-1154 1-8. (Reprinted from: Advances in Electric Vehicle Technology SP-1417 Advances in Electric Vehicle Technology). Expert system for energy management of electric cars.

B14.  S. Kalogirou, T.G. Chondros and A.D. Dimarogonas 2000 SAE Technical Paper Series 2000-01-1055. 1-8. (Reprinted from SAE SP-1507 Design and Technologies for Automotive Safety Critical Systems). Development of an artificial neural network based fault diagnostic system of an electric car.

B15.  T.G. Chondros, A.D. Dimarogonas and J. Yao 2001 Journal of Sound and Vibration, 239, 57-67. Vibration of a beam with a breathing crack.

B16.  S. D. Panteliou, T.G. Chondros, V.C. Argyrakis and A.D. Dimarogonas 2001 241 (2), 235-245 Damping factor as an indicator of crack severity.

B17.  T.G. Chondros 2001 Journal of Sound and Vibration 244 (1) 21-23 In Memoriam A.D. Dimarogonas (1938-2000).

B18.  T.G. Chondros 2001 Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures 24 643-650. The continuous crack flexibility method for crack identification.

B19.  T.G. Chondros 2005 Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, 44(1) 95-104. Variational formulation of a rod under torsional vibration for crack identification.

B20.  T.G. Chondros 2006 WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development Issue 6 2 730-741. ISSN 1790-5079. Design, Styling, and Drive Train Selection of Electric Cars.

B21.  Chondros T. G. and G. Labeas 2007 Journal of Sound and Vibration 301(3-5) 994-1006, Torsional vibration of a cracked rod by variational formulation and numerical analysis.

B22.  Chondros T. G., Michalos G, Michaelides P, Fainekos E 2007 Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 221 Part D, Journal of Automobile Engineering 1499-1512. An approximate method for road tankers roll stiffness evaluation.

B23.  Chondros T. G., G. N. Labeas, M. Linardopoulou and T. Kermanidis 2008 International Journal of Advances in Mechanics and Applications of Industrial Materials 1(1) 93-108. Lateral Vibration of a Fatigue Cracked Free-Free beam by Variational Formulation and Numerical Analysis.

B24.  Salonitis K., T. Chondros, G. Chrysolouris 2008 Int J Adv Manuf Technol 38 48-58 Grinding wheel effect in the grind-hardening process.

B25.  Papadogiannis A. S, Tsakoumaki M.C., Chondros T. G. 2009 Journal of Mechanical Design 132(1) 011001 doi:10.1115/1.4000530 Deus Ex-Machina Reconstruction in the theatre of Phlius.

B26.  Papadogiannis A.S., A.G. Farmakopoulos and T.G. Chondros 2010 International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems 17 (3/4) 256-275. Road-tankers axles load share design.

B27.  Michaelides P.G., A.S. Papadogiannis, G. Michalos and T.G. Chondros 2009 International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems Road-tankers dynamic response simulation. Accepted-Revisions required.

B28.  Chondros T. G. 2009 International Journal of Terraspace Science and Engineering End of Life Vehicles Recycling. A State-of-the-Art Review. 1(3), 19-33.

B29.  Papadogiannis A.S., Chondros T. G., A. Dentsoras 2009 Journal of Mechanical Design End of Life Vehicles Recycling System, Design and Optimization. Re-submitted for publication after review.

B30.  Chondros T. G. 2010 International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems 17 (3/4) 407-441. Road Tanker-Bus Rear Impact Collision with Four Fatalities, Investigation Report.

B31.  Chondros T. G., 2010 Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory 45 1766-1775. Archimedes life works and machines.

B32.  Chondros T.G. 2010 Fatigue Fracture of the Bjork-Shiley Heart Valve Strut and Failure Diagnosis from Acoustic Signatures. Theortical and Applied Fracture Mechanics Journal. DOI 10.1016/j.tafmec.2010.10.001. In press.

B33.  Chondros T. G. 2010 International Journal of Terraspace Science and Engineering 2(2) 31-49. A road-accident of bus and road-tanker and the risks from the transportation of dangerous goods.

B34.  Chondros T. G. 2010 U International Journal of Terraspace Science and Engineering 2(2) 1-14. Mini-Cars Design, Styling and Form - A Case Study.

B35.  Papadogiannis A.S. and T. G. Chondros 2010 Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management Modeling of an End of Life Vehicles Recycling System in Greece, Under Review.

B36.  Chondros T. G. 2010 Deus Ex Machina in Dionysus Theatre and the Origins of Engineering Design. Submitted for publication in the Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory.

B37.  Chondros T. G. 2010 The Influence of Natural Philosophy in Mechanics and Design from Antiquity to Modern Era. Submitted for publication

B38.  Chondros T. G. 2010 Fracture mechanics and the Variational Theorem in Cracked Rotor Dynamics. Submitted for publication in the Theortical and Applied Fracture Mechanics Journal.

B39.  Chondros T. G. 2010 Styling Form and Function in Automotive Design and Concept Development. Submitted for publication in the Design Studies Journal.

 

GREEK JOURNALS PUBLICATIONS (PEER-REVIEWED)

B40.  Chondros T. G. and S. Panteliou. 1989 Mechanical and Electrical Engineers Panhellenic Society Journal 13 36-39. A proposal for a Road Safety Policy in Greece.

B41.  Chondros T. G. S. Panteliou and A.D. Dimarogonas 1989 . October Issue 60-66. An S-S Pair of a Free-Piston Internal Combustion Engine with a Linear Generator.

B42.  Chondros T. G. 1993 Mechanical and Electrical Engineers Panhellenic Society Journal 255 52-55. The development of an Electric City-Car at the University of Patras.

B43.  Chondros T. G. 2009 Chemical Chronicles. 4 4-8. End of Life Vehicles Recycling.

 

C. PEER REVIEWED BOOKS OR BOOK CHAPTERS

C1.   Technology Developments, the role of Mechanism and Machine Science and IFToMM, Springer Science+Business Media, Prof Marco Ceccarelli (Editor). 2010. The role of Mechanism and Machine Science and IFToMM in Greece. Invited contributed paper. In press.

C2. History of Mechanism and Machine Science 11, The Genius of Archimedes-23 Centuries of Influence on Mathematics, Science and Engineering, Proceedings of an International Conference held at Syracuse, Italy, June 8-10, 2010 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010 S. Paipetis and M. Ceccarelli (Editors). Archimedes Influence in Science and Engineering. 411-425.

C3. History of Mechanism and Machine Science 1, Distinguished Figures in Mechanism and Machine Science, Their Contributions and Legacies, Part 1. 2007 Edited by Marco Ceccarelli, University of Cassino, Italy, Springer, The Netherlands, ISSBN 978-1-4020-6365-7. Archimedes (287-212 BC) 1-30. Invited contributed paper.

C4. Agriantoni X, D.V. Despoiniadou 1996 Historical Industrial Equipment. Published by the National Technical University of Athens-Center for Hellenic Studies, Contribution to the chapter EGL Paper Manufacturing Co, pp 433-443 (in Greek).

C5. Dimarogonas A.D 1992 MELAB Computer Programs for Mechanical Engineers, Prentice Hall, NJ. Ch. 5 Analysis of Mechanisms.

C6. Work Safety in Industry, (in Greek), Published by the Greek Center for Planning and Economics Research, Ministry of National Economy. Athens 1987 (Co-author).

C7. Dimarogonas A.D and S.A. Paipetis 1983 Analytical Methods in Rotor Dynamics Applied Science Publishers. London & NY. Contributing author in Ch 7 Identification of cracks in rotors and other structures by vibration analysis.

 

C. UNIVERSITY COURSES BOOKS (NOT PEER REVIEWED)

C8.   Chondros T. 2010 Computer Aided Kinematics and Dynamic Analysis I (Kinematics of Machines and Mechanisms) University Notes, University of Patras Editions. First Published in 1994.

C9.   Chondros T. 2010 Computer Aided Kinematics and Dynamic Analysis II (Dynamics of Machines and Mechanisms) University Notes, University of Patras Editions. First Published in 1994.

C10.         Chondros T. 1994 A Teaching Guide for the Course ME-318, Design of Machinery, An Introduction to the Synthesis and Analysis of Mechanisms and Machines, Washington University, St Louis, MO.

C11.         Chondros T. 2010 Vehicle Dynamics University Notes, University of Patras Editions. First Published in 1996.

C12.         Chondros T. 1992 Computer Aided Kinematics and Dynamic Analysis, University Notes.

 

D. CONFERENCES PROCEEDINGS (PEER-REVIEWED)

D1. T.G. Chondros and A.D. Dimarogonas 1979 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, Paper No. 79-DET-106. Identification of cracks in circular plates welded at the contour.

D2. Anifantis N., A. Dentsoras, Chondros T. G. and A.D. Dimarogonas 1982 Crack Influence on Structural Dynamic Behaviour of Structures. 1st National Meeting of Greek Aircraft Engineers, Athens. Proceedings 1421-1446.

D3. Chondros T. G., S. Panteliou and A.D. Dimarogonas 1987 An S-S Pair of a Free Piston Engine with Linear Generator. Technical Chamber of Greece, 2nd Conference for Energy Conservation, Athens.

D4. Panteliou S., T.G. Chondros, G. Bouziotis, and A.D. Dimarogonas 1987 Reliability of Installed Solar DHW Systems in Greece. National Conference on the Use of Solar Energy, Patras, Greece. Proceedings 458-478. (In greek)

D5. Panteliou S., T.G. Chondros, G. Bouziotis, and A.D. Dimarogonas 1988 Reliability Analysis of Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems installed in Greece. 3rd National Conference on Renewable Energy Sources, Salonica, Greece.

D6. Chondros T. G. 1988 Road Safety Policy in Greece IIIrd World Congress for Road Safety, Montreal. Delegate of the Greek Ministry of Transportation.

D7. Chondros T. G. 1989 Transportation - Communications and the Industrial Growth of W. Greece. 2nd Conference for Industry in Western Greece. Technical Chamber of Greece. Patras.

D8. Chondros T. G. 1992 Development of the Electric City Car of the University of Patras. Commisssion of the European Communities, Public Hearing organized by the Committee for Transport and Tourism, Brussels.

D9. Panteliou S., V. Belesiotis, and T. G. Chondros 1993, ISES Solar World Congress, Budapest, Proceedings 97-102. Financial Viability of Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems.

D10.    Chondros T. G. 1993 Acoustical Society of America, 126th Meeting, Denver Colorado, 4-8 Oct. Diagnosis of the Bjork-Shiley Heart Valve Failure from Acoustic Signatures.

D11.    Michalitsis S. and T. G. Chondros 1993. 126th International Symposium on Automotive Technology and Automation, Aachen, Proceedings 631-638. Design and Manufacturing of a Small Electric City Car.

D12.    Chondros T. G. 1993 Electric Car, Industrial and Economic Environment, The Greek Contribution. European Conference Regional Development Induced by Innovation in High Technology. University of Patras.

D13.    Chondros T.G. and S.D. Panteliou 1993 International Conference, The New Professions, Moscow. Euroqualification an Innovative Vocational Training Program for Car Repairs and Maintenance.

D14.    Chondros T.G., S.M. Michalitsis, S.D. Panteliou, A.D. Dimarogonas, 1994 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, USA. Chassis Design for a Small Electric City Car. SAE SP 1023

D15.    Chondros T.G., A. Papageorgiou, A. Georgacopoulos, P. Baltas 1994 27th ISATA International Symposium on Advanced Transportation Applications, Aachen, Germany, Proceedings 217 - 228. Testing and Evaluation of a Mini Electric City Car.

D16.    Chondros T.G., A. Darzentas, T. Voutsinas, A. Georgacopoulos, and P. Baltas, 1994 12th International Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS 12) Anaheim, C, USA, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 2, p.p. 668 - 677. Performance Evaluation of EV Power Trains.

D17.    T.G. Chondros 1996 Conference on Environment-Development-Civilization, University of Patras, Greece. Proceedings 223-229. Design and Industrialization of Electric City Cars.

D18.    T.G. Chondros, P.A. Belokas, K. Vamvakeros and A.D. Dimarogonas 1997 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit MI, USA. Feb. 24-27 Vehicle dynamics simulation and suspension system design.

D19.    T.G. Chondros, S. Panteliou, D. Dokos, S. Tselepis, T. Romanos, P. Valachis and B. Carlsson 1997 1st European Conference on Clean Cars, National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Proceedings pp 51-58. Computer Aided Design and Control of Drive Trains for Electric Cars.

D20.    T. G. Chondros, S.D. Panteliou, D. Dokos, S. Krouskas and A. D. Dimarogonas 1997 30th ISATA Conference, Florence, Italy. Paper 97AE031. Computer aided design and control by an expert system of drive trains for electric cars.

D21.    T.G. Chondros, A. D Dimarogonas and J. Yao 1997 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences DETC97, Sacramento, California. DETC97/VIB-4180 1-12. Lateral vibration of a continuous beam with a crack.

D22.    A. D Dimarogonas and T.G. Chondros 1997 International Conference on Ancient Greek Technology, Salonica, Greece. Proceedings 473-478. Deus Ex Machina.

D23.    Chondros T.G., S.D. Panteliou, S. Pipano, D. Vergos, P. Dimarogonas, D. Spanos and A. D Dimarogonas 1998 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, Technology for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles SP-1331, 43-51. Styling for a small electric city car.

D24.    Chondros T.G., T. Drimonis, S. Michalitsis, P. Malliotou 1998 2nd Panhellenic Conference for Road Safety, Volos, Greece. Electric Cars and Road Safety.

D25.    J.T. Papadimitropoulos, T.G. Chondros, S.D. Panteliou, B. Carlsson, S. Kalogirou and A.D. Dimarogonas 1999 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, Advances in Electric Vehicle Technology. Expert system for energy management of electric cars.

D26.    S. Kalogirou, T.G. Chondros and A.D. Dimarogonas 2000 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, Dependable Automotive Systems. Development of an artificial neural network based fault diagnostic system of an electric car.

D27.    Chondros T.G. 2000 Association of Motor Vehicles Importers Representatives Conference. Commercial Vehicles New Technologies and Road Safety.

D28.    A. D Dimarogonas and T.G. Chondros 2001 International Conference on Ancient Greek Technology, SPS Olympia, Greece. Design and Reconstruction of Deus Ex Machina.

D29.    T.G. Chondros 2003 International Conference HELECO 03, Athens. End of Life Vehicles Recycling.

D30.    T.G. Chondros 2003 3rd International Conference on NDT Hellenic Society of non-destructive testing, October 15-18 Chania, Proceedings, pp 45-50. Testing procedures for vehicles transporting dangerous goods.

D31.    T.G. Chondros 2004 International Symposium on History of Machines and Mechanisms, Cesena, Italy. Proceedings HMM2004, Edited by Marco Ceccarelli, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp 87-104. Deus-Ex-Machina Reconstruction and Dynamics.

D32.    T. G. Chondros 2004, Multiscaling in Applied Science and Emerging Technology, Fundamentals and Applications in Mesomechanics, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference for Mesomechanics held in Patras, Greece, Edited by G.C. Sih, T.B. Kermanidis, S.G. Pantelakis 438-445. Variational formulation of a cracked rod in torsional vibration.

D33.    T. G. Chondros 2004 RRRTEA 04 Restoration, Recycling, and Rejuvenation Technology for Engineering and Architecture Application Proceedings of the International Conference held in Cesena, Italy, Edited by G.C. Sih, L. Nobile, Aracne, pp 275-286. Environmental issues concerned with automobile design for recyclability. (Invited Key-Note Lecture).

D34.    Chondros T. G. 2006, Electric Powered Transportation in Greece, Technical Chamber of Greece Jan 12-13, Athens. Design and Evaluation of Drive Trains for Electric City Cars (in greek).

D35.    Salonitis K., Tsoukantas G., Stavropoulos P., Stournaras A., T. Chondros, G. Chrysolouris 2006, 9th CIRP International Workshop on Modeling of Machining Operations, May 11-12 2006, Bled, Slovenia. Proceedings 295-302. Process forces modelling in Grind-Hardening.

D36.    T. G. Chondros 2006 IASME/WSEAS International Conference: Energy Environment, Ecosystem, & Sustainable Development (EESD 06), July 11-13, Athens, Greece. Proceedings of the 2006 IASME/WSEAS Int. Conf., July 11-13, (pp211-222). (Invited paper). Design, Styling, and Drive Train Selection of Electric Cars.

D37.    Chondros T. G. 2007 Particle and Continuum Aspects of MesoMechanics: Integrity Thresholds for Materials and Structures, Mesomechanics 2007 Presquile de Giens France. May 13-17. Edited by G.C. Sih, M.Nait-Abdelaziz, T. Vu-Khanh. Publisher ISTE Ltd, UK, USA. ISBN-13: 978-1-84704-025-1. Lateral vibration of a cracked free-free beam.

D38.    Chondros T. G. 2007. International Conference Cultural Interaction of Western Greece and Southern Italy. Patras September 2007. Archimedes and the Origins of Design Theory.

D39.    Chondros T. G. 2008 X. International Conference on the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, Liberec, Czech republic, September 2-4. The development of machine design as a science from classical times to modern era.

D40.    Papadogiannis A.S., Michaelides P., Michalos G. and T. G. Chondros 2008 The Ninth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, September 2-5, Athens Greece ISBN 978-1-905088-21-8. Road tankers load distribution design and rollover stability simulation.

D41.    Chondros T. G. 2008 The Ninth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, September 2-5, Athens Greece ISBN 978-1-905088-21-8. Crack Identification in Vibrating Beams and Fracture Mechanics Application.

D42.    Papadogiannis A. S, Tsakoumaki M.C Chondros T. G. 2008. EUCOMES 08 Second European Conference on Mechanism Science September 17-20, 2008: Cassino, Italy. Deus Ex-Machina in Phlius theatre.

D43.    Chondros T. G. 2008 EUCOMES 08 Second European Conference on Mechanism Science September 17-20, 2008: Cassino, Italy. Proceedings of EUCOMES 08 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2009 M. Ceccarelli (ed.). Archimedes and the origins of mechanisms design.

D44.    Papadogiannis A. S., Papadogianni N.S., Carabelas ., Tsitomeneas S., Kyraggelos ., Chondros T. G. 2008. EUCOMES 08 Second European Conference on Mechanism Science September 17-20, 2008: Cassino, Italy. The mirror weapon in Archimedes era.

D45.    Petropoulou A., Dimopoulos S., Mourtzis D., Chondros T. G. 2008 EUCO MES 08 Second European Conference on Mechanism Science September 17-20, 2008: Cassino, Italy. A computer aided method for cam profile design.

D46.    Chondros T. G. 2008 HMM 2008 International Symposium on History of Machines and Mechanisms November 11-14, 2008, Tainan, Taiwan. Proceedings Published by the Springer, Netherland, ISBN 987-1-4020-9484-2. The development of machine design as a science from classical times to modern era. Invited lecture.

D47.    Papadogiannis A.S., Chondros T. G., M. Loizidou, G. Chrysolouris 2009 HSWMA 3rd International Conference: Solid Waste Management: Towards a Zero Waste Society. 30-31 October Athens. Design and Optimization of End of Life Vehicles Recycling System.

D48.    Chondros T. G. 2010 A World Conference on THE GENIUS OF ARCHIMEDES 23 Centuries of Influence on the Fields of Mathematics, Science, and Engineering 8-10 June 2010, Syracuse, Sicily (Italy). Archimedes Influence in Science and Engineering. History of Mechanism and Machine Science II, The Genius of Archimedes-23 Centuries of Influence on Mathematics, Science and Engineering, Proceedings of an International Conference held at Syracuse, Italy, June 8-10, 2010 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010 S. Paipetis and M. Ceccarelli (Editors) 411-425