## Book/Book Chapter

Acar, E.,"Aircraft Structural Safety,"VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2009, ISBN: 978-3-639-19339-8.Acar, E., Rais-Rohani, M., and Eamon, C.D., "Reliability Estimation Using Univariate Dimension Reduction and Extended Generalized Lambda Distribution," In Karian Z.A., and Dudewicz, E.J., "Handbook of Fitting Statistical Distributions with R,"CRC Press, 2010, ISBN: 978-1-584-88711-9.## Book Translation

- Lowe, L., "Elinizin Altindaki Gercekler - Buluslar ve Teknoloji - Havacilik ve Uzay," Translated by
E. Acar,TUBITAK Populer Bilim Yayinlari, 2015, ISBN: 978-605-312-001-8.## Journal Papers (see also Google Scholar, ORCID, Web of Science)

- E. Acar, O. Öztürkler, "Design optimization of bellow joints used in liquid propellant rocket engines," Materials Testing, 2024. DOI: 10.1515/mt-2023-0377
- E. Acar, N. Jain, P. Ramu, C. Hwang, I. Lee, "A survey on design optimization of battery electric vehicle components, systems, and management," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 67, 2024, Art. No. 27.
- M.A. Güler, S.K. Mert, M. Altin, E. Acar, "An investigation on the energy absorption capability of aluminum foam‑filled multi‑cell tubes," Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 45, 2023, Art. No. 541.
- İ. Gökdağ, E. Acar, "Simultaneous optimization of topology and process parameters for laser‑powder bed fusion additive manufacturing," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 66, 2023, Art. No. 213.
- G. Bayrak, S.T. Nalkıran, E. Acar, "A bootstrapping-based weighted average asymptotic sampling formulation for reliability estimation of highly safe structures," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 66, 2023, Art. No. 127.
- S.K. Mert, M.A. Guler, M. Altin, E. Acar, A. Cicek, "Crashworthiness evaluation of hybrid tubes made of GFRP composite and aluminum tubes filled with honeycomb structures," Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 45, 2023, Art. No. 291.
- İ. Gökdağ, E. Acar, "Effects of process parameters on strengthening mechanisms of additively manufactured AlSi10Mg," Materials Testing, Vol. 65, No. 3, 2023, pp. 409-422.
- M.C. Tezel, Y. Yamaner, B.A. Coguz, E. Acar, "Exploring Design Options for Wing Leading Edge Against Bird Strike," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 60, No. 1, 2023, pp. 66-80.
- I. Lee, U. Lee, P. Ramu, D. Yadav, G. Bayrak, E. Acar, "Small failure probability: principles, progress and perspectives," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 65, 2022, Art. No. 326.
- E. Acar, E.E. Üstün, M.A. Guler, A. Toros, O. Mustak, "Design of an energy efficient cylindrical roller bearing," Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, 2022, DOI: 10.1080/15397734.2022.2124172.
- P. Ramu, P. Thananjayan, E. Acar, G. Bayrak, J.W. Park, I. Lee, "A survey of machine learning techniques in structural and multidisciplinary optimization," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 65, No. 9, 2022, Art. No. 266.
- E.M. Kaplan, E. Acar, M.B. Ozer, "Aerospace structure design using structural response of a payload carried by jet fighter," Journal of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Gazi University, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2022, pp. 1341-1354.
- İ. Gökdağ, O. İzgu, A. Dağkolu, A.A. Tanrıkulu, E. Acar, "Design optimization and validation for additive manufacturing: a satellite bracket application," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 65, No. 8, 2022, Art. No. 237.
- U.Ö. Demli, E. Acar, "Design optimization of armored wheeled vehicle suspension lower control arm," Materials Testing, Vol. 64, No. 7, 2022, pp. 932-944.
- İ. Gökdağ, E. Acar, "Application of a modular topology optimization framework to an aerospace bracket design," Materials Testing, Vol. 64, No. 7, 2022, pp. 1090-1102.
- C. Aktas, E. Acar, M.A. Güler, M. Altin, "An investigation of the crashworthiness performance and optimization of tetra-chiral and reentrant crash boxes," Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, 2022, DOI: 10.1080/15397734.2022.2075382.
- E.M. Kaplan, E. Acar, M.B. Ozer, "Development of a method for maximum structural response prediction of a store externally carried by a jet fighter," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part G-Journal of Mechanical Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 236, No. 4, 2022, pp. 777-788.
- N.H. Kim, N.V. Queipo, F.A.C. Viana, P. Ramu, E. Acar, H.C. Rodrigues, G.D. Cheng, M. Zhou, "Special Issue dedicated to Former Editor-in-Chief Raphael T. Haftka," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 64, No. 5, 2021, pp. 2825-2826.
- G. Bayrak, E. Acar, "A critical evaluation of asymptotic sampling method for highly safe structures," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 64, No. 5, 2021, pp. 3037-3061.
- E. Acar, G. Bayrak, Y. Jung, I. Lee, P. Ramu, S.S. Ravichandran, "Modeling, analysis, and optimization under uncertainties: a review," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 64, No. 5, 2021, pp. 2909-2945.
- S.A. Keskin, E. Acar, M.A. Güler, M. Altin, "Exploring various options for improving crashworthiness performance of rail vehicle crash absorbers with diaphragms," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 64, No. 5, 2021, pp. 3193-3208.
- E. Yar, E. Acar, "Structural optimization of a composite launch tube of man portable air defense system," Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 93, No. 5, 2021, pp. 809-820.
- M. Altin, E. Acar, M.A. Güler, "Crashworthiness Optimization of Hierarchical Hexagonal Honeycombs under Out-Of-Plane Impact," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part C-Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol. 235, No. 6, 2021, pp. 963-974.
- S.K. Mert, M. Demiral, M. Altin, E. Acar, M.A. Guler, "Experimental and Numerical Investigation on the Crashworthiness Optimization of Thin-walled Aluminum Tubes Considering Damage Criteria," Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2021, Art. No. 113.
- M.A. Güler, M.E. Cerit, S.M. Kocaoğlan, E. Acar, "Experimental and Numerical Study on the Crashworthiness Evaluation of an Intercity Coach under Frontal Impact Conditions," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part D-Journal of Automobile Engineering, Vol. 234, No. 13, 2020, pp. 3026-3041.
- E. Acar, B. Yilmaz, M.A. Güler, M. Altin, "Multi-fidelity crashworthiness optimization of a bus bumper system under frontal impact," Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 42, No. 9, 2020, Art. No. 493.
- E. Acar, J. Du, Y.Y. Kim, M.P. Saka, O. Sigmund, E.C.N. Silva, "Special Issue for the 13th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization-Editorial Note," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 61, No. 6, 2020, pp. 2225-2226.
- E. Acar, M. Altin, M.A. Güler, "Evaluation of Various Multi-Cell Design Concepts for Crashworthiness Design of Thin-Walled Aluminum Tubes," Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 142, 2019, pp. 227-235.
- E. Acar, N. Tüten, M.A. Güler, "Design Optimization of an Automobile Torque Arm Using Global and Successive Surrogate Modeling Approaches," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, Vol. 233, No. 6, 2019, pp. 1453-1465.
- M. Altin, Ü. Kılınçkaya, E. Acar, M.A. Güler, "Investigation of Combined Effects of Cross Section, Taper Angle and Cell Structure on Crashworthiness of Multi-Cell Thin-Walled Tubes," International Journal of Crashworthiness, Vol. 24, No. 2, 2019, pp. 121-136.
- M. Altin, E. Acar, M.A. Güler, "Foam Filling Options for Crashworthiness Optimization of Thin-walled Multi-Tubular Circular Columns," Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 131, 2018, pp. 309-323.
- G. Bayrak, E. Acar, "Reliability Estimation Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo-Based Tail Modeling," AIAA Journal, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2018, pp. 1211-1224.
- N. Pedramasl, M. Sahin, E. Acar, "Enhancement of Quality of Modal Test Results of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Wing by Implementing a Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm Optimization," Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol. 71, 2017, pp. 447-463.
- G. Demirel, E. Acar, K. Celebioglu, S. Aradag, "CFD-driven Surrogate-based Multi-Objective Shape Optimization of an Elbow Type Draft Tube," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 42, No. 28, 2017, pp. 17601-17610.
- F. Ayancik, E. Acar, K. Celebioglu, S. Aradag, "Simulation-based Design and Optimization of Francis Turbine Runners by Using Multiple Types of Metamodels," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol. 231, No. 8, 2017, pp. 1427-1444.
- O. Mülkoğlu, M.A. Güler, E. Acar, H. Demirbağ, " Drop Test Simulation and Surrogate-based Optimization of a Dishwasher Mechanical Structure and its Packaging Module," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 55, No. 4, 2016, pp. 1099-1111.
- A. Tastan, E. Acar, M.A. Guler, U. Kilinckaya, "Optimum Crashworthiness Design of Tapered Thin-Walled Tubes with Lateral Circular Cutouts," Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 107, 2016, pp. 543-553.
- E. Acar, "A Reliability Index Extrapolation Method for Separable Limit States," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 53, No. 5, 2016, pp. 1099-1111.
- N. Tuten, E. Acar, "Weight Optimization and Reliability Prediction of an Automobile Torque Arm Subjected to Cyclic Loading," International Journal of Computational and Experimental Science and Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2015, pp. 16-19.
- H. Atar, E. Acar, "Structural Optimization of Payload Fairing Used for Space Launch Vehicles," Balkan Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering,Vol. 3, No. 4, 2015, pp. 213-219.
- U. Bayram, E. Acar, "Tolerance Analysis with Multiple Surrogate Models," Acta Physica Polonica A," Vol. 128, No. 2B, 2015, pp. B447-B449.
- E. Acar, "Effect of Error Metrics on Optimum Weight Factor Selection for Ensemble of Metamodels," Expert Systems with Applications," Vol. 42, No. 5, 2015, pp. 2703-2709.
- E. Acar, "Increasing Automobile Crash Response Metamodel Accuracy Through Adjusted Cross Validation Error Based On Outlier Analysis," International Journal of Crashworthiness, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2015, pp. 107-122.
- O. Yaman, N. Ozdemir, A.T. Dağlı, E. Acar, S. Dalbayrak, C. Temiz, "A Comparison of Bilateral Decompression via Unilateral Approach and Classic Laminectomy in Patients with Spinal Stenasis," Turkish Neurosurgery, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2015, pp. 239-245.
- E. Acar, "Simultaneous Optimization of Shape Parameters and Weight Factors in Ensemble of Radial Basis Functions," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 49, No. 6, 2014, pp. 969-978.
- A. Najafi, E. Acar, M. Rais-Rohani, "Multi-objective Robust Design of Energy-absorbing Components Using Coupled ProcessPerformance Simulations, " Engineering Optimization, Vol. 46, No. 2, 2014, pp. 146-164.
- E. Acar, "Reliability Prediction through Guided Tail Modeling using Support Vector Machines," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol. 227, No. 12, 2013, pp. 2780-2794.
- E. Acar, "Effects of the Correlation Model, the Trend Model and the Number of Training Points on the Accuracy of Kriging Metamodels," Expert Systems, Vol. 30, No. 5, 2013, pp. 418-428.
- D. Bekar, E. Acar, F. Ozer, M.A. Guler, "Constructing Surrogate Models for Springback in U-Bending Process," Materials and Manufacturing Technologies XIV Book Series: Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 445, 2012, pp. 177-182.
- L. Sozen, M.A. Guler, D. Bekar, E. Acar, " Investigation and Prediction of Springback in Rotary-Draw Tube Bending Process Using Finite Element Method," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol. 226, No. 12, 2012, pp. 2967-2981.
- D. Bekar, E. Acar, F. Ozer, M.A. Guler, "Robust Springback Optimization of a Dual Phase Steel Seven-Flange Die Assembly," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2012, pp. 425-444.
- D. Bekar, E. Acar, F. Ozer, M.A. Guler, "Analyzing Batch-to-Batch and Part-to-Part Springback Variation of DP600 Steels Using a Double-Loop Monte Carlo Simulation," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 226, No. 8, 2012, pp. 1321-1333.
- E. Acar, "Reliability-Based Design of Representative Wing and Tail System Together with Structural Tests," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 48, No. 6, 2011, pp. 2130-2144.
- E. Acar, N. Camuscu, A.O. Er, E. Aslan, "Experimental Robust Optimal Machining of Hardened AISI 420 Stainless Steel with Al2O3+TiCN Mixed Ceramic Tool," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 225, No. 7, 2011, pp. 1033-1039.
- E. Acar, "Guided Tail Modeling for Efficient and Accurate Reliability Estimation of Highly Safe Mechanical Systems," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol. 225, No. 5, 2011, pp. 1237-1251.
- E. Acar, M.A. Guler, B. Gerçeker, M.E. Cerit, B. Bayram, "Multi-objective Crashworthiness Optimization of Tapered Thin-Walled Tubes with Axisymmetric Indentations," Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 49, No. 1, 2011, pp. 94-105.
- M. Rais-Rohani, K.N. Solanki, E. Acar, C.D. Eamon, "Shape and sizing optimisation of automotive structures with deterministic and probabilistic design constraints," International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 54, No. 4, 2010, pp. 309-338.
- E. Acar, "Optimising Shape Parameters of Radial Basis Functions: An Application to Automobile Crashworthiness," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, Vol. 224, No. 12, 2010, pp. 1541-1553.
- E. Acar, "Various Approaches for Constructing an Ensemble of Metamodels Using Local Measures," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 42, No. 6, 2010, pp. 879-896.
- E. Acar, R.T. Haftka, N.H. Kim, "Effects of Structural Tests on Aircraft Safety," AIAA Journal, Vol. 48, No. 10, 2010, pp. 2235-2248.
- E. Acar, Y. Hammi, P.G. Allison, T.W. Stone, M.F. Horstemeyer, "Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis of Microstructure-Property Relations for Compacted Powder Metals," Powder Metallurgy, Vol. 53, No. 2, 2010, pp. 141-145.
- E. Acar, K.N. Solanki, M. Rais-Rohani, M.F. Horstemeyer, "Stochastic Uncertainty Analysis of Damage Evolution Computed Through MicrostructureProperty Relations," Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2010, pp. 198-205.
- E. Acar, K. Solanki, "System Reliability Based Vehicle Design for Crashworthiness and Effects of Various Uncertainty Reduction Measures," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2009, pp. 311-325.
- S. Kumar, R. Pippy, E. Acar, N.H. Kim, R.T. Haftka, "Approximate Probabilistic Optimization Using Exact-Capacity-Approximate-Response-Distribution (ECARD)," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 38, No. 6, 2009, pp. 613-626.
- M.F. Horstemeyer, X.C. Ren, H. Fang, E. Acar, P.T. Wang, "A Comparative Study of Design Optimisation Methodologies for Side-Impact Crashworthiness, Using Injury-Based Versus Energy-Based Criterion," International Journal of Crashworthiness, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2009, pp. 125-138.
- E. Acar, K. Solanki, "Improving the Accuracy of Vehicle Crashworthiness Response Predictions Using an Ensemble of Metamodels," International Journal of Crashworthiness, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2009, pp. 49-61.
- E. Acar, M. Rais-Rohani, "Ensemble of Metamodels with Optimized Weight Factors," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2009, pp. 279-294.
- J. An, E. Acar, R.T. Haftka, N.H. Kim, P.G. Ifju, T.F. Johnson, "Being Conservative with a Limited Number of Test Results," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 45, No. 6, 2008, pp. 1969-1975.
- E. Acar, A. Kale, R.T. Haftka, "Comparing Effectiveness of Measures that Improve Aircraft Structural Safety," Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2007, pp. 186-199.
- E. Acar, R.T. Haftka, "Reliability Based Aircraft Structural Design Pays, Even with Limited Statistical Data," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2007, pp. 812-823.
- E. Acar, R.T. Haftka, T.F. Johnson, "Tradeoff of Uncertainty Reduction Mechanisms for Reducing Structural Weight," Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 129, No. 3, 2007, pp. 266-274.
- E. Acar, R.T. Haftka, B.V. Sankar, X. Qui, "Increasing Allowable Flight Loads by Improved Structural Modeling," AIAA Journal, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2006, pp. 376-381.
- E. Acar, A. Kale, R.T. Haftka, W.J. Stroud, "Structural Safety Measures for Airplanes," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2006, pp. 30-38.