John Cesarone, Freelance Technical Writer
Past Technical Writing Assignments

Magazine Articles

"Project Management by the Numbers," Industrial Engineer, November 2007, pp. 36-41.

"Don't Just Simulate, Solve!", IIE Solutions, May 2000, pp. 44-48.

"Sell Your Project", IIE Solutions, December 1999, pp. 32-37.

Technical Monographs written for hire

"Common Quality Certification Systems", May, 1997.

"On-Machine Inspection for Topological Grinding", March, 1997.

"Distortion of Aerospace Precision Gears;  Part IV: Post-Free Quench Effects of Carburization Process Parameters", February, 1996.

"Comparing Conventional and Climb Hobbing", December, 1995.

"Increased Hardness Through Cryogenic Treatment", November, 1995.

"Metallurgical Effects of Quench Delay Time Variability", October, 1995.

"Assessing the Effects of Dry Hobbing versus Wet Hobbing", September, 1995.

"How Carburizing Cycles Affect Carbon and Hardness Profiles", July, 1995.

"Enhancing the Temper Resistance of 9310 Steel", June, 1995.

"A Preliminary Investigation of the Effects of Initial Heat Lot Chemistry upon Heat Treat Size Change", May, 1997.

"Applications of X-Ray Diffraction Techniques to the Gear Industry", March, 1995.

"Distortion of Aerospace Precision Gears; Part III: The Effects of Carburization Process Parameters", March, 1995.

"Distortion of Aerospace Precision Gears; Part II: Alternative Carbon Stop-Off Methods", March, 1995.

"Distortion of Aerospace Precision Gears; Part 1: The Effects of Processing Variables Prior To Carburizing", September, 1994.

Research Journal Publications

Cesarone, J., "Increasing Hardness Through Cryogenics", Gear Technology, March/April 1997, pp. 22-27.

Zhang, X.Z., J. Cesarone, and F.G. Miller, "A Comparative Study of an Aircraft Assignment Problem at a Large Airport", International Journal of Industrial Engineering, vol. 1, no. 3, September 1994, pp. 203-212.

Choi, P.J., J. Cesarone, and J. Rice, "Kinematics and Control of an Infinitely Flexible Robot Arm",
Journal of Robotic Systems
, 10(4), pp. 407-425, June 1993.

Cesarone, J., "QEX: An In-Process Quality Control Expert System", Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Volume 8, Number 4, Winter 1991.

Che, P.-R., and J. Cesarone, "Two-Dimensional Navigation Problems: A Knowledge-Based System Approach", Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, (1991) 2, March 1991.

Tsai, J.P., M. Matea, and J. Cesarone, "A Knowledge-Based Navigation Scheme for Autonomous Land Vehicles", Applied Artificial Intelligence, an International Journal, Vol. 4 No. 1, 1990.

Cesarone, J., and K.F. Eman, "Efficient Manipulator Collision Avoidance by Dynamic Programming",
Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing
, Vol. 8, No. 3, Summer 1990.

Cesarone, J., and K.F. Eman, "Mobile Robot Routing with Dynamic Programming", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 8, No. 4, 1989.

Books and Chapters

Cesarone, J., "Navigation Problem in Manufacturing", chapter in Intelligent Design and Manufacturing, Andrew Kusiak, ed., John Wiley and Sons, 1992.

Brauer, D., and J. Cesarone, Total Manufacturing Assurance; Controlling Product Reliability, Safety, and Quality, joint publication by ASQC Quality Press and Marcel Dekker, May 1991.

Eman, K.F., J. Cesarone, and S.H. Lee, "Trajectories", chapter in International Encyclopedia of Robotics Applications and Automation, John Wiley and Sons, 1988.


Many technical proposals written for submission to various federal funding agencies, including Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Commerce, and the National Science Foundation.