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  • Alexander F Vakakis
2012

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., 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. A., Vakakis, A. F. & Pearlstein, A. J., 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

2013

5-DOF dynamic model of vehicle shimmy system with clearance at universal joint in steering handling mechanism

Lu, J., Xu, Y., Hu, C., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., 2013, In : Shock and Vibration. 20, 5, p. 951-961 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atomic force microscope infrared spectroscopy on 15 nm scale polymer nanostructures

Felts, J. R., Cho, H., Yu, M. F., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. & King, W. P., Feb 1 2013, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 84, 2, 023709.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cantilever dynamics and energy localization during atomic force microscope infrared spectroscopy

Cho, H., Felts, J. R., Yu, M. F., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. & King, W. P., Dec 1 2013, 2013 Transducers and Eurosensors XXVII: The 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, TRANSDUCERS and EUROSENSORS 2013. p. 908-911 4 p. 6626915. (2013 Transducers and Eurosensors XXVII: The 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, TRANSDUCERS and EUROSENSORS 2013).

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

Computational study of vortex-induced vibration of a sprung rigid circular cylinder with a strongly nonlinear internal attachment

Tumkur, R. K. R., Calderer, R., Masud, A., Pearlstein, A. J., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Jul 2013, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 40, p. 214-232 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamic analysis of cross shaft type universal joint with clearance

Lu, J. W., Wang, G. C., Chen, H., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology. 27, 11, p. 3201-3205 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy equipartition in two-dimensional granular systems with spherical intruders

Szelengowicz, I., Hasan, M. A., Starosvetsky, Y., Vakakis, A. & Daraio, C., Mar 14 2013, In : Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 87, 3, 032204.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epistemic and aleatoric uncertainty in modeling

Segalman, D. J., Brake, M. R., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. & Willner, K., Jan 1 2013, 22nd Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention Conference; 25th Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 8).

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

Experimental blast testing of a large 9-story structure equipped with a system of nonlinear energy sinks

Wierschem, N. E., Hubbard, S. A., Luo, J., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., Quinn, D. D., McFarland, D. M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Jan 1 2013, 22nd Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention Conference; 25th Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 8).

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

Experimental Study of Strongly Nonlinear Resonances and Anti-Resonances in Granular Dimer Chains

Potekin, R., Jayaprakash, K. R., McFarland, D. M., Remick, K., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Jun 1 2013, In : Experimental Mechanics. 53, 5, p. 861-870 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Experimental system identification of the Vibro-impact dynamics towards structural health monitoring and damage detection

Chen, H., Lee, Y. S., Kurt, M., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2013, 22nd Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention Conference; 25th Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 8).

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

Experimental testing of a large 9-story structure equipped with multiple nonlinear energy sinks subjected to an impulsive loading

Wierschem, N. E., Luo, J., Hubbard, S., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Jan 1 2013, Structures Congress 2013: Bridging Your Passion with Your Profession - Proceedings of the 2013 Structures Congress. American Society of Civil Engineers, p. 2241-2252 12 p. (Structures Congress 2013: Bridging Your Passion with Your Profession - Proceedings of the 2013 Structures Congress).

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

Frequency bands of strongly nonlinear homogeneous granular systems

Lydon, J., Jayaprakash, K. R., Ngo, D., Starosvetsky, Y., Vakakis, A. F. & Daraio, C., Jul 19 2013, In : Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 88, 1, 012206.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact time measurement by using the fiber optic sensor in the pendulum ball collision

Lee, J., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Aug 12 2013, Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications X. 87220K. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8722).

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

Improved atomic force microscope infrared spectroscopy for rapid nanometer-scale chemical identification

Cho, H., Felts, J. R., Yu, M. F., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. & King, W. P., Nov 8 2013, In : Nanotechnology. 24, 44, 444007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Modeling and measurement of geometrically nonlinear damping in a microcantilever-nanotube system

Jeong, B., Cho, H., Yu, M. F., Vakakis, A. F., McFarland, D. M. & Bergman, L. A., Oct 22 2013, In : ACS Nano. 7, 10, p. 8547-8553 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear pulse equipartition in weakly coupled ordered granular chains with no precompression

Starosvetsky, Y., Hasan, M. A. & Vakakis, A. F., May 28 2013, In : Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics. 8, 3, 034504.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear resonances in a general class of granular dimers with no pre-compression

Jayaprakash, K. R., Vakakis, A. F. & Starosvetsky, Y., Jun 1 2013, In : Granular Matter. 15, 3, p. 327-347 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear resonances leading to strong pulse attenuation in granular dimer chains

Jayaprakash, K. R., Starosvetsky, Y., Vakakis, A. F. & Gendelman, O. V., Jun 1 2013, In : Journal of Nonlinear Science. 23, 3, p. 363-392 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear system identification of frictional effects in a beam with a bolted joint connection

Eriten, M., Kurt, M., Luo, G., Michael McFarland, D., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Aug 1 2013, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 39, 1-2, p. 245-264 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear system identification of strongly nonlinear beats in the dynamics of a beam with a local stiffness nonlinearity

Kurt, M., Vakakis, A. F., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. & Eriten, M., 2013, Safety, Reliability, Risk and Life-Cycle Performance of Structures and Infrastructures - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, ICOSSAR 2013. p. 1945-1947 3 p.

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

Nonlinear targeted energy transfer and macroscopic analog of the quantum Landau-Zener effect in coupled granular chains

Hasan, M. A., Starosvetsky, Y., Vakakis, A. F. & Manevitch, L. I., Jun 1 2013, In : Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena. 252, p. 46-58 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Numerical and experimental investigation of a highly effective single-sided vibro-impact non-linear energy sink for shock mitigation

Al-Shudeifat, M. A., Wierschem, N., Quinn, D. D., Vakakis, A. F., Bergman, L. A. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 25 2013, In : International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics. 52, p. 96-109 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Numerical investigation of rotating nonlinear energy sink for shock mitigation

AL-Shudeifat, M. A., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2013, 22nd Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention Conference; 25th Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 8).

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

Primary pulse transmission in coupled steel granular chains embedded in PDMS matrix: Experiment and modeling

Hasan, M. A., Cho, S., Remick, K., Vakakis, A. F., McFarland, D. M. & Kriven, W. M., Oct 1 2013, In : International Journal of Solids and Structures. 50, 20-21, p. 3207-3224 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reduced-order model for laminar vortex-induced vibration of a rigid circular cylinder with an internal nonlinear absorber

Tumkur, R. K. R., Domany, E., Gendelman, O. V., Masud, A., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Jul 2013, In : Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation. 18, 7, p. 1916-1930 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Strongly nonlinear traveling waves in granular dimer chains

Jayaprakash, K. R., Vakakis, A. F. & Starosvetsky, Y., Aug 1 2013, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 39, 1-2, p. 91-107 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Targeted energy transfer between dynamical components due to essential nonlinearities: A stochastic perspective

Sapsis, T. P., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Dec 1 2013, Safety, Reliability, Risk and Life-Cycle Performance of Structures and Infrastructures - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, ICOSSAR 2013. p. 1921-1928 8 p. (Safety, Reliability, Risk and Life-Cycle Performance of Structures and Infrastructures - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, ICOSSAR 2013).

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

The effect of slow flow dynamics on the oscillations of a singular damped system with an essentially nonlinear attachment

Maaita, J. O., Meletlidou, E., Vakakis, A. F. & Rothos, V., 2013, In : Journal of Applied Nonlinear Dynamics. 2, 4, p. 315-328 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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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.

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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.

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Nonlinear oscillatory acoustic vacuum

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

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