Research Publications for Robert S (Rob) Torrens
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Singh, A. P., Gabbitas, B., Yang, F., Torrens, R., & Mukhtar, A. (2016). Effect of pre-consolidation methods and oxygen on the mechanical properties of As-Extruded Ti-6Al-4V Alloy Rod. In V. Venkatesh, A. L. Pilchak, J. E. Allison, S. Ankem, R. Boyer, J. Christodoulou, . . . A. Woodfield (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Titanium. Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. doi:10.1002/9781119296126.ch228
Singh, A. P., Gabbitas, B., Yang, F., & Torrens, R. (2016). Processing, microstructure and high strain rate behaviour of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy produced from a blended mixture using powder compact extrusion. Key Engineering Materials, 704, 413-422. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.704.413
Hight, C., Torrens, R., Khoo, E., & Cowie, B. (2015). Software literacy within tertiary education: Findings from a 2-year project. In WCELfest 2015: Sharing our Stories-Reflecting on Learning & Technology. Conference held at The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Zhou, D., Zhang, D., Kong, C., Munroe, P., & Torrens, R. (2015). Grain and nanoparticle coarsening of an ultrafine structured Cu-5 vol.%Al2O3 nanocomposite during isochronal annealing. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 642, 83-91. doi:10.1016/j.jallcom.2015.04.106
Khoo, E. G. L., Hight, C., Torrens, R., & Cowie, B. (2015). Copy, cut and paste: How does this shape what we know?. In Digital Learning Symposium.
Johnson, E., Khoo, E. G. L., Hight, C., Forbes, D., & Torrens, R. (2015). Exploring eLearning practices across the disciplines in a university. In Digital Learning Symposium.
Khoo, E. G. L., Hight, C., Torrens, R., & Cowie, B. (2015). Copy, cut, and paste: How does this shape what we know?: Copy, cut, and paste: How does this shape what we know?. Teaching & Learning Research Initiative. Retrieved from http://www.tlri.org.nz/
Khoo, E. G. L., HIght, C., Torrens, R., & Ranger, G. (2015). Tracing software learning and application from formal into informal workplace learning of CAD software. In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE2015) (pp. 515-524). Conference held at Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia: Deakin University, Victoria, Australia.
Singh, A., Gabbitas, B. L., Torrens, R., Yang, F., & Mukhtar, A. (2014). Mechanical properties of Ti-6A1-4V rods produced by powder compact extrusion. In TMS 2014 143rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Annual Meeting Supplemental Proceedings (pp. 605-612). Held in San Diego, USA: John Wiley & Sons Inc.
Khoo, E., Hight, C., Torrens, R., & Duke, M. (2014). “It runs slow and crashes often”: Exploring engineering students’ software literacy of CAD software. In Proceedings of the AAEE2014 Conference (pp. 1-9). Wellington, New Zealand: Australian Association for Engineering Education.