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  • Alexander F Vakakis
2012

Equivalent modal damping, stiffening and energy exchanges in multi-degree-of-freedom systems with strongly nonlinear attachments

Quinn, D. D., Hubbard, S., Wierschem, N., Al-Shudeifat, M. A., Ott, R. J., Luo, J., Spencer, B. F., McFarland, D. M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Jun 1 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part K: Journal of Multi-body Dynamics. 226, 2, p. 122-146 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methodologies for nonlinear periodic media

Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2012, CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Courses and Lectures. Springer International Publishing, p. 257-326 70 p. (CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Courses and Lectures; vol. 540).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nonlinear hardening and softening resonances in micromechanical cantilever-nanotube systems originated from nanoscale geometric nonlinearities

Cho, H., Jeong, B., Yu, M. F., Vakakis, A. F., McFarland, D. M. & Bergman, L. A., Aug 1 2012, In : International Journal of Solids and Structures. 49, 15-16, p. 2059-2065 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear system identification of a cantilever beam with attached cubic nonlinear spring at its free end

Kurt, M., Eriten, M., Vakakis, A. F., Michael McFarland, D. & Bergman, L., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012. p. 247-252 6 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nonlinear system identification of frictional connections in a bolted beam assembly

Eriten, M., Kurt, M., Luo, G., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 381-387 7 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 1, no. PARTS A AND B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nonlinear system identification of the dynamics of a vibro-impact beam: Numerical results

Kurt, M., Chen, H., Lee, Y. S., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Oct 1 2012, In : Archive of Applied Mechanics. 82, 10-11, p. 1461-1479 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear system identification of the dynamics of a vibro-impact beam

Chen, H., Kurt, M., Lee, Y. S., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Jun 6 2012, Topics in Nonlinear Dynamics - Proceedings of the 30th IMAC, A Conference on Structural Dynamics, 2012. p. 287-299 13 p. (Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nonlinear targeted energy transfer in granular chains

Hasan, M. A., Starosvetsky, Y. & Vakakis, A. F., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 531-536 6 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 1, no. PARTS A AND B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Non-resonant damped transitions resembling continuous resonance scattering in coupled oscillators with essential nonlinearities

Andersen, D., Starosvetsky, Y., Mane, M., Hubbard, S., Remick, K., Wang, X., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., May 15 2012, In : Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena. 241, 10, p. 964-975 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Numerical and experimental investigation of a new nonlinear energy sink for passive shock mitigation

AL-Shudeifat, M. A., Wierschem, N., Vakakis, A. F., Bergman, L. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 1161-1164 4 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 1, no. PARTS A AND B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Passive damping enhancement of a two-degree-of-freedom system through a strongly nonlinear two-degree-of-freedom attachment

Wierschem, N. E., Quinn, D. D., Hubbard, S. A., Al-Shudeifat, M. A., McFarland, D. M., Luo, J., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Dec 3 2012, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 331, 25, p. 5393-5407 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resonance captures and targeted energy transfers in an inertially-coupled rotational nonlinear energy sink

Sigalov, G., Gendelman, O. V., AL-Shudeifat, M. A., Manevitch, L. I., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Sep 1 2012, In : Nonlinear Dynamics. 69, 4, p. 1693-1704 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scattering of solitary waves and excitation of transient breathers in granular media by light intruders and no precompression

Starosvetsky, Y., Jayaprakash, K. R. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME. 79, 1, 011001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Simulation and testing of a 6-story structure incorporating a coupled two mass nonlinear energy sink

Wierschem, N. E., Luo, J., Al-Shudeifat, M., Hubbard, S., Ott, R., Fahnestock, L. A., Quinn, D. D., McFarland, D. M., Spencer, B. F., Vakakis, A. & Bergman, L., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 1301-1308 8 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 1, no. PARTS A AND B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solitary waves in 1:N dimer chains

Jayaprakash, K. R., Vakakis, A. F. & Starosvetsky, Y., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012. p. 83-91 9 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solitary waves in a general class of granular dimer chains

Jayaprakash, K. R., Vakakis, A. F. & Starosvetsky, Y., Aug 1 2012, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 112, 3, 034908.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Strongly nonlinear beat phenomena and energy exchanges in weakly coupled granular chains on elastic foundations

Starosvetsky, Y., Hasan, M. A., Vakakis, A. F. & Manevitch, L. I., Jun 4 2012, In : SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics. 72, 1, p. 337-361 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Strongly nonlinear spatially periodic traveling waves in granular dimer chains

Jayaprakash, K. R., Vakakis, A. F. & Starosvetsky, Y., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 479-486 8 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 1, no. PARTS A AND B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

System identification of a vlbro-impact beam with a view toward structural health monitoring

Kurt, M., Michael McFarland, D., Bergman, L. A., Chen, H., Lee, Y. S. & Vakakis, A. F., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012. p. 283-292 10 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Vortex-induced vibration of a sprung rigid circular cylinder augmented with a nonlinear energy sink

Tumkur, R. K. R., Calderer, R., Masud, A., Bergman, L., Vakakis, A. F. & Pearlstein, A. J., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 85-92 8 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 1, no. PARTS A AND B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2014

Classification of periodic orbits of two-dimensional homogeneous granular crystals with no pre-compression

Detroux, T., Starosvetsky, Y., Kerschen, G. & Vakakis, A. F., Apr 2014, In : Nonlinear Dynamics. 76, 1, p. 673-696 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Complex nonlinear dynamics in the limit of weak coupling of a system of microcantilevers connected by a geometrically nonlinear tunable nanomembrane

Jeong, B., Cho, H., Keum, H., Kim, S., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L., King, W. P. & Vakakis, A. F., Nov 21 2014, In : Nanotechnology. 25, 46, 465501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Design, simulation, and large-scale testing of an innovative vibration mitigation device employing essentially nonlinear elastomeric springs

Luo, J., Wierschem, N. E., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., Quinn, D. D., Mcfarland, D. M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Oct 10 2014, In : Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 43, 12, p. 1829-1851 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamics of a linear oscillator coupled to a bistable light attachment: Analytical study

Manevitch, L. I., Sigalov, G., Romeo, F., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME. 81, 4, 041011-1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effect of 1:3 resonance on the steady-state dynamics of a forced strongly nonlinear oscillator with a linear light attachment

Kurt, M., Slavkin, I., Eriten, M., McFarland, D. M., Gendelman, O. V., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Aug 2014, In : Archive of Applied Mechanics. 84, 8, p. 1189-1203 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elements of Nonlinear System Identification of Broad Applicability

Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2014, CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Courses and Lectures. Springer International Publishing, p. 293-324 32 p. (CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Courses and Lectures; vol. 555).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Empirical Slow-Flow Identification for Structural Health Monitoring and Damage Detection

Lee, Y. S., McFarland, M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2014, Topics in Dynamics of Civil Structures- Proceedings of the 31st IMAC, A Conference on Structural Dynamics, 2013. 7 ed. p. 617-624 8 p. (Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series; vol. 45, no. 7).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experimental investigation of a rotational nonlinear energy sink for shock mitigation

Wierschem, N. E., AL-Shudeifat, M. A., Spencer, B. F., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Jan 1 2014, 10th International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics, and Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experimental study of nonlinear acoustic bands and propagating breathers in ordered granular media embedded in matrix

Hasan, M. A., Cho, S., Remick, K., Vakakis, A. F., McFarland, D. M. & Kriven, W. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Granular Matter. 17, 1, p. 49-72 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Experimental system identification of the dynamics of a vibro-impact beam with a view towards structural health monitoring and damage detection

Chen, H., Kurt, M., Lee, Y. S., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., May 3 2014, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 46, 1, p. 91-113 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Experimental testing and numerical simulation of a six-story structure incorporating two-degree-of-freedom nonlinear energy sink

Wierschem, N. E., Luo, J., Al-Shudeifat, M., Hubbard, S., Ott, R., Fahnestock, L. A., Quinn, D. D., McFarland, D. M., Spencer, B. F., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Jun 1 2014, In : Journal of Structural Engineering (United States). 140, 6, 04014027.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Frequency-energy plots of steady-state solutions for forced and damped systems, and vibration isolation by nonlinear mode localization

Kurt, M., Eriten, M., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Aug 1 2014, In : Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation. 19, 8, p. 2905-2917 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Influence of backlash in gear reducer on dynamic of single-link manipulator arm

Lu, J. W., Sun, X. M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Jan 29 2014, In : Robotica. 759, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Influence of system parameters on dynamic behavior of gear pair with stochastic backlash

Lu, J. W., Chen, H., Zeng, F. L., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Feb 1 2014, In : Meccanica. 49, 2, p. 429-440 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interactions of propagating waves in a one-dimensional chain of linear oscillators with a strongly nonlinear local attachment

Vakakis, A. F., Al-Shudeifat, M. A. & Hasan, M. A., Oct 2014, In : Meccanica. 49, 10, p. 2375-2397 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Large-scale experimental evaluation and numerical simulation of a system of nonlinear energy sinks for seismic mitigation

Luo, J., Wierschem, N. E., Hubbard, S. A., Fahnestock, L. A., Dane Quinn, D., Michael McFarland, D., Spencer, B. F., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Oct 15 2014, In : Engineering Structures. 77, p. 34-48 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear oscillatory acoustic vacuum

Manevitch, L. I. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2014, In : SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics. 74, 6, p. 1742-1762 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Realization of a strongly nonlinear vibration-mitigation device using elastomeric bumpers

Luo, J., Wierschem, N. E., Fahnestock, L. A., Bergman, L. A., Spencer, B. F., Al-Shudeifat, M., McFarland, D. M., Quinn, D. D. & Vakakis, A. F., 2014, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 140, 5, 04014009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shock mitigation by energy reversal to the high frequency modes

AL-Shudeifat, M. A., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., 2014, 10th International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics, and Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 6.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon nano-mechanical resonators fabricated by using tip-based nanofabrication

Hu, H., Cho, H., Somnath, S., Vakakis, A. F. & King, W. P., Jul 11 2014, In : Nanotechnology. 25, 27, 275301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Strongly nonlinear beats in the dynamics of an elastic system with a strong local stiffness nonlinearity: Analysis and identification

Kurt, M., Eriten, M., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Mar 31 2014, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 333, 7, p. 2054-2072 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustained high-frequency dynamic instability of a nonlinear system of coupled oscillators forced by single or repeated impulses: Theoretical and experimental results

Remick, K., Vakakis, A., Bergman, L., Michael McFarland, D., Dane Quinn, D. & Sapsis, T. P., Feb 1 2014, In : Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Transactions of the ASME. 136, 1, 011013.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustained high-frequency energy harvesting through a strongly nonlinear electromechanical system under single and repeated impulsive excitations

Remick, K., Joo, H. K., McFarland, D. M., Sapsis, T. P., Bergman, L., Quinn, D. D. & Vakakis, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 333, p. 3214-3235 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailoring strongly nonlinear negative stiffness

Liu, F., Theodossiades, S., McFarland, D. M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Feb 1 2014, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 136, 2, 024501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Targeted energy transfer between a swept wing and winglet-housed nonlinear energy sink

Hubbard, S. A., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. & Andersen, G., Dec 1 2014, In : AIAA journal. 52, 12, p. 2633-2651 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The dynamics of the slow flow of a singular damped nonlinear system and it parametric study

Maaita, J. O., Meletlidou, E., Vakakis, A. F. & Rothos, V., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Applied Nonlinear Dynamics. 3, 1, p. 37-49 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transonic aeroelastic instability suppression for a swept wing by targeted energy transfer

Hubbard, S. A., Fontenot, R. L., McFarland, D. M., Cizmas, P. G. A., Bergman, L. A., Strganac, T. W. & Vakakis, A. F., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of Aircraft. 51, 5, p. 1467-1482 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Analytical characterization of damping in gear teeth dynamics under hydrodynamic conditions

Liu, F. H., Theodossiades, S., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. & Mcfarland, D. M., Dec 1 2015, In : Mechanism and Machine Theory. 94, p. 141-147 7 p., 2545.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A tip-tilt-piston micromirror with an elastomeric universal joint fabricated via micromasonry

Yang, Z., Jeong, B., Vakakis, A. & Kim, S., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems. 24, 2, p. 262-264 3 p., 7052332.

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