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  • Alexander F Vakakis

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-reciprocity in nonlinear elastodynamics

Blanchard, A., Sapsis, T. P. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 6 2018, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 412, p. 326-335 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Non-reciprocity in structures with nonlinear internal hierarchy and asymmetry

Fronk, M. D., Tawfick, S., Daraio, C., Vakakis, A. F. & Leamy, M. J., Jan 1 2017, 29th Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 8).

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

Nonreciprocity in the dynamics of coupled oscillators with nonlinearity, asymmetry, and scale hierarchy

Moore, K. J., Bunyan, J., Tawfick, S., Gendelman, O. V., Li, S., Leamy, M. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 29 2018, In : Physical Review E. 97, 1, 012219.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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. & Bergman, L., May 15 2012, In : Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena. 241, 10, p. 964-975 12 p.

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

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 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

Numerical and experimental investigations of a rotating nonlinear energy sink

AL-Shudeifat, M. A., Wierschem, N. E., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Mar 1 2017, In : Meccanica. 52, 4-5, p. 763-779 17 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

On the effect of multiple parallel nonlinear absorbers in palliation of torsional response of automotive drivetrain

Haris, A., Motato, E., Mohammadpour, M., Theodossiades, S., Rahnejat, H., O’ Mahony, M., Vakakis, A. F., Bergman, L. A. & McFarland, D. M., Nov 2017, In : International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics. 96, p. 22-35 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Periodically Forced Nonlinear Oscillatory Acoustic Vacuum

Agaoglou, M., Fečkan, M., Pospíšil, M., Rothos, V. M. & Vakakis, A. F., 2018, In : Axioms. 7, 4, 13 p., 69.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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

Propagating discrete breathers in forced one-dimensional granular networks: theory and experiment

Zhang, Y., McFarland, D. M. & Vakakis, A. F., Aug 1 2017, In : Granular Matter. 19, 3, 59.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Realization by impedance discontinuity of a unidirectional wave in a duct with harmonically perturbed uniform mean flow

Xiao, Y., Lu, H., Zhou, D., McFarland, D. M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., May 1 2019, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 145, 5, p. 3048-3057 10 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

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

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

Response attenuation in a large-scale structure subjected to blast excitation utilizing a system of essentially nonlinear vibration absorbers

Wierschem, N. E., Hubbard, S. A., Luo, J., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., McFarland, D. M., Quinn, D. D., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Feb 17 2017, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 389, p. 52-72 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotary-oscillatory nonlinear energy sink of robust performance

Saeed, A. S., AL-Shudeifat, M. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Dec 2019, In : International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics. 117, 103249.

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.

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Separation of traveling and standing waves in a finite dispersive string with partial or continuous viscoelastic foundation

Cheng, X., Blanchard, A., Tan, C. A., Lu, H., Bergman, L., McFarland, D. M. & Vakakis, A. F., Dec 22 2017, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 411, p. 193-209 17 p.

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Separation of Traveling and Standing Waves in a Rigid-Walled Circular Duct Containing an Intermediate Impedance Discontinuity

Xiao, Y., Blanchard, A., Zhang, Y., Lu, H., Michael, D., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Transactions of the ASME. 139, 6, 061001.

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

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

Some recently obtained results in classical vibration and acoustics: Coexistence of traveling and standing waves in a one-dimensional non-dispersive continuum

Blanchard, A., Xiao, Y., McFarland, D. M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Jan 1 2017, A Tribute Conference Honoring Daniel Inman. Tarazaga, P. A. & Leo, D. J. (eds.). SPIE, 1017203. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10172).

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

Strong geometric softening–hardening nonlinearities in an oscillator composed of linear stiffness and damping elements

Mojahed, A., Moore, K., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Dec 2018, In : International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics. 107, p. 94-111 18 p.

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.

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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.

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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

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.

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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.

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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

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

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.

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Targeted energy transfer and modal energy redistribution in automotive drivetrains

Motato, E., Haris, A., Theodossiades, S., Mohammadpour, M., Rahnejat, H., Kelly, P., Vakakis, A. F., McFarland, D. M. & Bergman, L. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Nonlinear Dynamics. 87, 1, p. 169-190 22 p.

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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.

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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

Targeted energy transfer in laminar vortex-induced vibration of a sprung cylinder with a nonlinear dissipative rotator

Blanchard, A., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Jul 1 2017, In : Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena. 350, p. 26-44 19 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

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.

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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.

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Time-series-based nonlinear system identification of strongly nonlinear attachments

Moore, K. J., Kurt, M., Eriten, M., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 6 2019, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 438, p. 13-32 20 p.

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Toward understanding the self-adaptive dynamics of a harmonically forced beam with a sliding mass

Krack, M., Aboulfotoh, N., Twiefel, J., Wallaschek, J., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Apr 1 2017, In : Archive of Applied Mechanics. 87, 4, p. 699-720 22 p.

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