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  • Alexander F Vakakis
2014

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.

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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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).

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