Scientific Publications


Authored books  
Papers in reviewed professional journals and chapters in books (from 1996)  
Papers in Conference Proceedings (from 1995)  


Authored books

  1. Reshetov, D.N., and Portman, V.T. , 1988, Accuracy of Machine Tools, New York, NY, ASME-Press, 304 pp. Russian issue: 1986, Moscow, Machinostroenie Publ. House, 336 pp.
  2. Portman, V.T., Barabanov, V.V., Kardansky, L.L., and Zavjalov, A.V., 1979, Reliability and Efficiency of Machine Tools Installed in FMS, Moscow, NIIMASH, 75 pp. (in Russian).

Papers in reviewed professional journals and chapters in books (from 1996)

  1. Portman, V.T., 1996, "Automated Synthesis of Enveloping Equations for Gearing," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, V. 135 /1-2, pp. 63-83.
  2. Portman, V.T., and Inasaki, I., 1996, "Theory of Form-Shaping Systems and Its Application to Grinding Machines," Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering (JSME) Int. Journal, Series C, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 850-856.
  3. Portman V.T., and Weill R.D., 1996, "Modeling Spatial Dimensional Chains for CAD/CAM Applications," in: Computer Aided Tolerancing, ed. by F. Kimura, Chapman & Hall, London, pp. 71-85.
  4. Portman, V.T., and Shuster, V.G., 1997, "Layout Errors of Machine Tools," Int. Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, Vol. 37, No. 10, 1485-1497.
  5. Portman, V.T., Weill, R., and Shuster, V.G., 1997, "High-Order Approximation in Accuracy Computations of Machine Tools and Robots,"Transactions of ASME: Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 119, pp. 732 - 742.
  6. Portman, V.T., Inasaki, I., Sakakura, M., and Iwatate, M., 1998, "Form-Shaping Systems of Machine Tools: Theory and Applications," Annals of the CIRP, Vol. 47/1, pp. 329-332.
  7. Portman, V.T., Weill, R., and Shuster, V.G., 1999, "Variational Method for Assessment of Toleranced Features," Geometric Design Tolerancing: Theories, Standards and Applications, ed. H. A. ElMaraghy, Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht, pp. 132-146.
  8. Portman, V.T., Sandler, B.-Z., 1999, "High-Stiffness Precision Actuator for Small Displacements," Int. J. of Machine Tools & Manufacture, Vol. 39, No. 5, 823-837.
  9. Portman, V.T., 1999, "Factors Considering with Accuracy Computations of Machine Tools," Encyclopedia "Machinostroenie," ed. K. Frolov, Machinostroenie, Moscow, Vol. IV-7, Section 1.4.8, pp. 87-89 (in Russian).
  10. Portman, V.T., 2000, "Deterministic Metrology of the Platform Type Machine Tools," Int. J. of Machine Tools & Manufacture, Vol. 40, pp. 1423-1442.
  11. Portman, V.T., 2000, "Deterministic Metrology of Parallel Kinematic Machines," Annals of the CIRP, Vol. 49/1, pp. 281-284.
  12. Portman, V.T., Sandler, B.-Z., and Zahavi, E., 2000, "Rigid 6 x 6 Parallel Platform for Precision 3-D Micromanipulation: Theory and Design Application," IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Dec. 2000, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 629-643.
  13. Portman, V.T., Slutski, L., and Edan, Y, 2001, "An Adaptive Locating Problem for Robotic Grasping," Robotica, Int. Journal, accepted.
  14. Portman, V.T., Sandler, B.-Z., and Zahavi, E., 2001, "Rigid 6-DOF Platform for Precision 3D Micromanipulation," Int. J. of Machine Tools and Manufacture, accepted.
  15. Portman, V.T., Slutski, L., and Edan, Y, 2001, "An Adaptive Locating Problem for Robotic Grasping," Robotica, Int. Journal, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 295-304.
  16. Portman, V.T., Sandler, B.-Z., and Zahavi, E., 2001, "Rigid 6-DOF Platform for Precision 3D Micromanipulation," Int. J. of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 41, No. 9, pp. 1229-1250.
  17. Portman, V.T., and Peschansky, B., 2001, "Phase-Statistical Method and Device for High Precise and High-Efficiency Angular Measurements,” Precision Engineering, 25/4: 309-315.
  18. Portman, V.T., Shuster, V.G., and Rubenchick, Y., 2002, “Statistical Approach for Assessment of Form and Positional Accuracy,” Annals of the CIRP, 51/1, accepted.

Papers in Conference Proceedings (from 1995)

  1. Portman, V.T., and Weill, R., 1995, "Modeling Spatial Dimensional Chains for CAD/CAM Applications," Proc. of the 4th CIRP Int. Seminar on Computer Aided Tolerancing, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 1995, pp. 73-92.
  2. Portman, V.T., and Sandler, B.-Z., 1995, "Microrobotics: Microactuators for One to Six Degrees of Freedom Orientation Devices", Proc. of the 3rd French-Israeli Symposium on Robotics, Herzeliah, Israel, pp. 113-118.
  3. Portman, V.T., 1995, "Functional Systems of Working Machines: Topological, Kinematic and Accuracy Problems," Proc. of the 9th World Congress of the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms (IFToMM), Milan, Italy, Politechnico di Milano, 1995, Edizioni Unicopli s.p.a., Milano, Vol. 4, pp. 2291-2295.
  4. Portman, V.T., and Sandler, B.-Z., 1996, "Application of a 6-DOF Parallel Connection Mechanism for Accurate Spatial Measurements", Proc. of the 26th Israel Conf. in Mechanical Engineering, Technion City, Haifa, Israel, pp. 464-466.
  5. Portman, V.T., Weill, R., and Shuster, V.G., 1997, "Variational Method for Assessment of Toleranced Features," Proc. of the 5th CIRP Int. Seminar on Computer Aided Tolerancing, the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, pp. 83-97.
  6. Portman, V.T., and Sandler, B.Z., 1997, "Design for Micromanipulation in 3D- Space," Schriftenreihe WDK 25, Proc. of the 11th Int. Conf. of Engineering Desig, ICED 97 in Tampere, ed.: A. Riitahuhta, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland, Vol. 2, pp. 567-570.
  7. Portman, V.T., Slutzky, L., and Edan, Y., 1997, "Robotic Grasping with Adaptive Locating Problem: Structural and Kinematic Approach," Int. Robots & Vision Conf., Featuring: The 28th Int. Symposium on Robotics, Session Six (S6), Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  8. Sakakura, M., Inasaki, I., Portman, V.T., and Iwatate, M., 1998, "Multi Agent System for Design of Machine Tools," Proc. of the CIRP Int. Seminar on Intelligent Computation in Manufacturing Engineering - ICME 98, Capri, Italy, pp. 457-463.
  9. Portman, V.T., and Sandler, B.-Z., 1999, "Rigid 6x6 parallel platform for precision 3-D Micromanipulation," Proc. of the 10th World Congress on the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, Oulu, Finland, Vol. 2, pp. 828-834.
  10. Portman, V.T., 1999, poster, "Deterministic Metrology of the Platform-Type Machine Tools," Second Int. Congress "Mechanical Engineering Technologies’99," Proc. of the Scientific-Technical Union of Mech. Engineering, Sept. 1999, Vol. 10, Machining, 6, Sofia, pp. 44-47.
  11. Portman, V.T., and Peschansky, B., 2000, oral presentation, "Total-Revolution-Averaging Method for Precise Angular Measurements," 28th Israel Conference on Mechanical Engineering," Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
  12. Portman, V.T., Shuster, V., and Rubenchik, Y., 2000, oral presentation, "Linear-Programming Approach for Assessment of Form and Position Tolerancing," 28th Israel Conf. on Mech. Engineering," Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
  13. Portman, V.T., Sandler, B., Michailov, O., and Giverz, P., 2000, oral presentation, "Six-Component Accelerometer as an Integrated Part of the Six-Component Inertial Observer," 28th Israel Conference on Mechanical Engineering," Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
  14. Portman, V.T., and Sandler, B., 2000, oral presentation, "Tripod with Cylindrically-Moved Legs," 28th Israel Conference on Mechanical Engineering," Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
  15. Portman, V.T., 2000, oral presentation, "Deterministic Metrology of Parallel Kinematic Machines," 50th General CIRP Assembly, Sidney, Australia.
  16. Portman, V.T., and Peschansky, B., 2000, oral presentation, "New Method of High Precise Angular Measurements," XVI IMEKO World Congress, Vienna, Austria, Sept., 25-28.
  17. Portman, V.T., Shuster V.G., and Rubenchik, Y., 2001, oral presentation, "Geometrical Tolerancing Using Linear Programming: Functional Approach and Specification of Application Domain," 7th CIRP Seminar on Computer-Aided Tolerancing, April 24-25, 2001, Cachan, France (accepted).



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