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  • Alexander F Vakakis

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 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

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 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 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. A. & Vakakis, A. F., 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 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

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

Exploring nonlinear benefits in engineering

Jing, X. J. & Vakakis, A. F., Jun 15 2019, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 125, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Extreme nonlinear energy exchanges in a geometrically nonlinear lattice oscillating in the plane

Zhang, Z., Manevitch, L. I., Smirnov, V., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Feb 2018, In : Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 110, p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

High-Frequency Dynamic Overshoot in Linear and Nonlinear Periodic Media

Zhang, Y. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics. 12, 1, 011012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Remick, K., Quinn, D. D., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 28, 4, p. 468-487 20 p.

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

Inducing a nonreflective airborne discontinuity in a circular duct by using a nonresonant side branch to create mode complexity

Xiao, Y., Lu, H., Michael McFarland, D., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 143, 2, p. 746-755 10 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

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

Inner-Paddled Microcantilever for Multi-modal and Nonlinear Atomic Force Microscopy

Dharmasena, S., Potekin, R., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. & Cho, H., Jan 1 2019, Advanced Structured Materials. Springer-Verlag, p. 27-52 26 p. (Advanced Structured Materials; vol. 114).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Intentional utilization of strong nonlinearity in structural dynamics

Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2017, In : Procedia Engineering. 199, p. 70-77 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

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

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

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

Methodology for nonlinear quantification of a flexible beam with a local, strong nonlinearity

Herrera, C. A., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Feb 3 2017, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 388, p. 298-314 17 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

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

Multi-frequency Atomic Force Microscopy based on enhanced internal resonance of an inner-paddled cantilever

Potekin, R., Dharmasena, S., Keum, H., Jiang, X., Lee, J., Kim, S., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. & Cho, H., Apr 15 2018, In : Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical. 273, p. 206-220 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 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 model updating applied to the IMAC XXXII Round Robin benchmark system

Kurt, M., Moore, K. J., Eriten, M., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., May 1 2017, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 88, p. 111-122 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear oscillatory acoustic vacuum

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear Parameter Identification of a Mechanical Interface Based on Primary Wave Scattering

Moore, K. J., Kurt, M., Eriten, M., Dodson, J. C., Foley, J. R., Wolfson, J. C., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Nov 1 2017, In : Experimental Mechanics. 57, 9, p. 1495-1508 14 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 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

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 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 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 system identification of the dynamics of a vibro-impact beam

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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