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  • Alexander F Vakakis
2013

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

2012

Alternation of regular and chaotic dynamics in a simple two-degree-of-freedom system with nonlinear inertial coupling

Sigalov, G. G., Gendelman, O. V., AL-Shudeifat, M. A., Manevitch, L. I., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Jan 3 2012, In : Chaos. 22, 1, 013118.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A nonlinear system for harvesting energy from sustained low-level vibration

Remick, K., Triplett, A., Quinn, D. D., McFarland, D. M., 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. 1279-1283 5 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

Characterization of a strongly nonlinear vibration absorber for aerospace applications

Hubbard, S. A., Copeland, T. J., 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. 199-207 9 p. (Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series; vol. 3).

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

Dynamic behavior analysis of vehicle shimmy system with consideration of clearance in steering linkage mechanism

Lu, J. W., Xin, J. Y., Lee, J., Vakakis, A. F. & 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. 471-478 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

Dynamic instabilities in coupled oscillators induced by geometrically nonlinear damping

Andersen, D., Starosvetsky, Y., Vakakis, A. & Bergman, L., Jan 2012, In : Nonlinear Dynamics. 67, 1, p. 807-827 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamics of an eccentric rotational nonlinear energy sink

Gendelman, O. V., Sigalov, G., Manevitch, L. I., Mane, M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., 2012, In : Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME. 79, 1, 011012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamics of microcantilever integrated with geometric nonlinearity for stable and broadband nonlinear atomic force microscopy

Cho, H., Yu, M. F., Vakakis, A. F., Bergman, L. A. & McFarland, D. M., Sep 1 2012, In : Surface Science. 606, 17-18, p. L74-L78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effective particles and classification of the dynamics of homogeneous granular chains with no precompression

Starosvetsky, Y., Jayaprakash, K. R., Vakakis, A. F., Kerschen, G. & Manevitch, L. I., Mar 28 2012, In : Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 85, 3, 036606.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effective stiffening and damping enhancement of structures with strongly nonlinear local attachments

Sapsis, T. P., Quinn, D. D., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Jan 18 2012, In : Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Transactions of the ASME. 134, 1, 011016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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. & 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., 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

2011

A global-local approach to nonlinear system identification

Lee, Y. S., Vakakis, A., McFarland, D. M. & Bergman, L., Jan 1 2011, Modal Analysis Topics - Proceedings of the 29th IMAC, a Conference on Structural Dynamics, 2011. Springer New York LLC, p. 513-524 12 p. (Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series; vol. 3).

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

An eccentric rotator as a novel design of a nonlinear energy sink

Gendelman, O. V., Sigalov, G., Mane, M., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. & Manevitch, L. I., 2011, ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2011. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 369-379 11 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

Application of Targeted Energy Transfer (TET) techniques to the seismic protection of a small scale multistorey eccentric steel structure

Tripepi, C., Nucera, F., Bergman, L., McFarland, D. M. & Vakakis, A. F., Dec 1 2011, ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2011. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 571-578 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

A time-domain nonlinear system identification method based on multiscale dynamic partitions

Lee, Y. S., Tsakirtzis, S., Vakakis, A. F., Bergman, L. A. & McFarland, D. M., Aug 1 2011, In : Meccanica. 46, 4, p. 625-649 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Characterization of a strongly nonlinear laboratory benchmark system

McFarland, D. M., Vakakis, A. F., Bergman, L. A. & Copeland, T. J., 2011, Dynamics of Civil Structures - Proceedings of the 28th IMAC, A Conference on Structural Dynamics, 2010. Springer New York LLC, p. 1-6 6 p. (Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series; vol. 4).

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

Comparing linear and essentially nonlinear vibration-based energy harvesting

Quinn, D. D., Triplett, A. L., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Transactions of the ASME. 133, 1, 011001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Construction and use of the frequency-energy plot for a system with two essential nonlinearities

Hubbard, S. A., Vakakis, A. F., Bergman, L. & McFarland, D. M., Dec 1 2011, ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2011. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 449-456 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

Current efforts towards a non-linear system identification methodology of broad applicability

Vakakis, A. F., Bergman, L. A., McFarland, D. M., Lee, Y. S. & Kurt, M., Nov 2011, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. 225, 11, p. 2497-2515 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Damped transition of a strongly nonlinear system of coupled oscillators into a state of continuous resonance scattering

Andersen, D., Wang, X., Starosvetsky, Y., Remick, K., Vakakis, A., Mane, M., Hubbard, S. & Bergman, L., 2011, ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2011. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 839-845 7 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 4, no. PARTS A AND B).

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

Designing a new type of energy trap: A classical analog of quantum Landau-Zener tunneling

Vakakis, A. F., Sigalov, G., Mane, M., Bergman, L. A., Manevitch, L. I. & Kosevich, Y. A., Dec 1 2011, ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2011. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 361-367 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

Dynamics of a system of coupled oscillators with geometrically nonlinear damping

Andersen, D. K., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., 2011, Nonlinear Modeling and Applications - Proceedings of the 28th IMAC, A Conference on Structural Dynamics, 2010. Springer New York LLC, p. 1-7 7 p. (Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series; vol. 2).

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

Effect of stochasticity on targeted energy transfer from a linear medium to a strongly nonlinear attachment

Sapsis, T. P., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Apr 1 2011, In : Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics. 26, 2, p. 119-133 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Efficient energy transfer and redirection in weakly interacting granular lens

Starosvetsky, Y., Hasan, M. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Dec 1 2011, ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2011. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 689-694 6 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 4, no. PARTS A AND B).

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

Energy harvesting from impulsive loads using intentional essential nonlinearities

Quinn, D. D., Triplett, A. L., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Feb 9 2011, In : Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Transactions of the ASME. 133, 1, 011004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enhanced passive targeted energy transfer in strongly nonlinear mechanical oscillators

Gendelman, O. V., Sapsis, T., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Jan 3 2011, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 330, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Identification of equivalent modal damping and frequencies in multi degree-of-freedom nonlinear systems

Quinn, D. D., Ott, R. J., Hubbard, S., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A. F., Dec 1 2011, ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2011. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 467-474 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

New family of solitary waves in granular dimer chains with no precompression

Jayaprakash, K. R., Starosvetsky, Y. & Vakakis, A. F., Mar 21 2011, In : Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 83, 3, 036606.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear normal modes and band zones in granular chains with no pre-compression

Jayaprakash, K. R., Starosvetsky, Y., Vakakis, A. F., Peeters, M. & Kerschen, G., Feb 1 2011, In : Nonlinear Dynamics. 63, 3, p. 359-385 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear system identification of vibro-impact nonsmooth dynamical systems

Lee, Y. S., Chen, H., Vakakis, A. F., McFarland, D. M. & Bergman, L. A., Dec 1 2011, 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. AIAA 2011-2067. (Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference).

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

Primary wave transmission in systems of elastic rods with granular interfaces

Starosvetsky, Y. & Vakakis, A. F., Nov 2011, In : Wave Motion. 48, 7, p. 568-585 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle