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  • Alexander F Vakakis
2014

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 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 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., 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Romeo, F., Sigalov, G., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics. 10, 1, 011007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of uncertainties on pulse attenuation in dimer granular chains with and without pre-compression

Hasan, M. A., Pichler, L., Starosvetsky, Y., McFarland, D. M. & Vakakis, A. F., Oct 30 2015, In : Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics. 27, 4-5, p. 749-766 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Influences of system parameters on dynamic behavior of the vehicle shimmy system with clearance in steering linkage

Lu, J. W., Xin, J. Y., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Feb 17 2015, In : JVC/Journal of Vibration and Control. 21, 2, p. 359-370 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methodology for model updating of mechanical components with local nonlinearities

Kurt, M., Eriten, M., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Nov 24 2015, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 357, p. 331-348 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microcantilever system incorporating internal resonance for multi-harmonic atomic force microscopy

Pettit, C., Jeong, B., Keum, H., Lee, J., Kim, J., Kim, S., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L., Vakakis, A. F. & Cho, H., Feb 26 2015, In : Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS). 2015-February, February, p. 752-755 4 p., 7051067.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Mode complexity in a harmonically forced string with a local spring-damper and transitions from vibrations to waves

Blanchard, A., Gendelman, O. V., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 6 2015, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 334, p. 282-295 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear low-to-high-frequency energy cascades in diatomic granular crystals

Kim, E., Chaunsali, R., Xu, H., Jaworski, J., Yang, J., Kevrekidis, P. G. & Vakakis, A. F., Dec 4 2015, In : Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 92, 6, 062201.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear mixed solitary - Shear waves and pulse equi-partition in a granular network

Zhang, Y., Hasan, M. A., Starosvetsky, Y., McFarland, D. M. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 15 2015, In : Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena. 291, p. 45-61 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear resonances and antiresonances of a forced sonic vacuum

Pozharskiy, D., Zhang, Y., Williams, M. O., McFarland, D. M., Kevrekidis, P. G., Vakakis, A. F. & Kevrekidis, I. G., Dec 23 2015, In : Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 92, 6, 063203.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Non-stationary resonance dynamics of a nonlinear sonic vacuum with grounding supports

Koroleva Kikot, I. P., Manevitch, L. I. & Vakakis, A. F., Nov 24 2015, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 357, p. 349-364 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Targeted energy transfers and passive acoustic wave redirection in a two-dimensional granular network under periodic excitation

Zhang, Y., Moore, K. J., McFarland, D. M. & Vakakis, A. F., Dec 21 2015, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 118, 23, 234901.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transient and chaotic low-energy transfers in a system with bistable nonlinearity

Romeo, F., Manevitch, L. I., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A., 2015, In : Chaos. 25, 5, 053109.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vibration reduction in unbalanced hollow rotor systems with nonlinear energy sinks

Guo, C., AL-Shudeifat, M. A., Vakakis, A. F., Bergman, L. A., McFarland, D. M. & Yan, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Nonlinear Dynamics. 79, 1, p. 527-538 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Absorption of Resonant Vibrations in Tuned Nonlinear Jointed Structures

Krack, M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Transactions of the ASME. 138, 2, 021001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accelerating oscillatory fronts in a nonlinear sonic vacuum with strong nonlocal effects

Gendelman, O. V., Zolotarevskiy, V., Savin, A. V., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Mar 15 2016, In : Physical Review E. 93, 3, 032216.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Research on the Prediction of Door Opening by the Inertia Effect during a Side Impact Crash

Kwak, K., Seo, S., Potekin, R., Blanchard, A., Vakakis, A., McFarland, D. & Bergman, L., Jan 1 2016, In : SAE Technical Papers.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Capture into slow-invariant-manifold in the fluid-structure dynamics of a sprung cylinder with a nonlinear rotator

Blanchard, A. B., Gendelman, O. V., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 63, p. 155-173 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damping Effects Introduced by a Nonlinear Vibration Absorber in Automotive Drivelines at Idle Engine Speeds

Savva, K., Haris, A., Motato, E., Mohammadpour, M., Theodossiades, S., Rahnejat, H., Kelly, P., Vakakis, A., Bergman, L. & McFarland, D., Jun 15 2016, In : SAE Technical Papers. 2016-June, June

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Experimental study of embedded and non-embedded ordered granular chains under impulsive excitation

Avagyan, A., Chiao, D., Dostart, N., Zhu, K., Cho, S., Remick, K., Vakakis, A. F., McFarland, D. M. & Kriven, W. M., Sep 1 2016, In : Acta Mechanica. 227, 9, p. 2511-2527 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Global complexity effects due to local damping in a nonlinear system in 1:3 internal resonance

Krack, M., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Jun 1 2016, In : Archive of Applied Mechanics. 86, 6, p. 1083-1094 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High-frequency vibration energy harvesting from impulsive excitation utilizing intentional dynamic instability caused by strong nonlinearity

Remick, K., Dane Quinn, D., Michael McFarland, D., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A., May 26 2016, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 370, p. 259-279 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intentional nonlinearity for design of micro/nanomechanical resonators

Cho, H., Bergman, L., Yu, M. F. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 12 2016, Nanocantilever Beams: Modeling, Fabrication and Applications. Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd., p. 137-192 56 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nonlinear localization, passive wave arrest and traveling breathers in two-dimensional granular networks with discontinuous lateral boundary conditions

Hasan, M. A., Vakakis, A. F. & McFarland, D. M., Jan 1 2016, In : Wave Motion. 60, p. 196-219 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear model updating methodology with application to the IMAC XXXIII round robin benchmark problem

Kurt, M., Moore, K. J., Eriten, M., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2016, Dynamic Behavior of Materials. Kerschen, G. (ed.). Springer New York LLC, p. 343-347 5 p. (Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series; vol. 1).

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

Nonlinear system identification of mechanical interfaces based on wave scattering

Moore, K. J., Kurt, M., Eriten, M., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2016, Dynamics of Coupled Structures - Proceedings of the 34th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics 2016. Rixen, D., Allen, M. & Mayes, R. L. (eds.). Springer New York LLC, p. 333-339 7 p. (Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series; vol. 4).

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

Nonlinear wave scattering at the flexible interface of a granular dimer chain

Potekin, R., McFarland, D. M. & Vakakis, A. F., Aug 1 2016, In : Granular Matter. 18, 3, 68.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonreciprocal acoustics and dynamics in the in-plane oscillations of a geometrically nonlinear lattice

Zhang, Z., Koroleva, I., Manevitch, L. I., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Sep 16 2016, In : Physical Review E. 94, 3, 032214.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

On the efficacy of friction damping in the presence of nonlinear modal interactions

Krack, M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., May 26 2016, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 370, p. 209-220 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shock Mitigation by Means of Low- to High-Frequency Nonlinear Targeted Energy Transfers in a Large-Scale Structure

AL-Shudeifat, M. A., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics. 11, 2, 021006.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Utilizing intentional internal resonance to achieve multi-harmonic atomic force microscopy

Jeong, B., Pettit, C., Dharmasena, S., Keum, H., Lee, J., Kim, J., Kim, S., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L., Vakakis, A. F. & Cho, H., Feb 17 2016, In : Nanotechnology. 27, 12, 125501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

A study on torsional vibration attenuation in automotive drivetrains using absorbers with smooth and non-smooth nonlinearities

Haris, A., Motato, E., Theodossiades, S., Rahnejat, H., Kelly, P., Vakakis, A., Bergman, L. A. & McFarland, D. M., Jun 2017, In : Applied Mathematical Modelling. 46, p. 674-690 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breaking Lorentz reciprocity to overcome the time-bandwidth limit in physics and engineering

Tsakmakidis, K. L., Shen, L., Schulz, S. A., Zheng, X., Upham, J., Deng, X., Altug, H., Vakakis, A. F. & Boyd, R. W., Jun 23 2017, In : Science. 356, 6344, p. 1260-1264 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cantilever dynamics in higher-harmonic atomic force microscopy for enhanced material characterization

Potekin, R., Dharmasena, S., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L., Vakakis, A. F. & Cho, H., Apr 1 2017, In : International Journal of Solids and Structures. 110-111, p. 332-339 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effect of an internal nonlinear rotational dissipative element on vortex shedding and vortex-induced vibration of a sprung circular cylinder

Tumkur, R. K. R., Pearlstein, A. J., Masud, A., Gendelman, O. V., Blanchard, A. B., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Oct 10 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 828, p. 196-235 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elements of a nonlinear system identification methodology of broad applicability with application to bolted joints

Moore, K. J., Kurt, M., Eriten, M., Michael McFarland, D., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Jul 11 2017, The Mechanics of Jointed Structures: Recent Research and Open Challenges for Developing Predictive Models for Structural Dynamics. Springer International Publishing, p. 355-379 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Experimental Study of Nonlinear Resonances and Anti-Resonances in a Forced, Ordered Granular Chain

Zhang, Y., Pozharskiy, D., McFarland, D. M., Kevrekidis, P. G., Kevrekidis, I. G. & Vakakis, A. F., Apr 1 2017, In : Experimental Mechanics. 57, 4, p. 505-520 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle