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  • Alexander F Vakakis
2017

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

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

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

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Traveling and solitary waves in monodisperse and dimer granular chains

Starosvetsky, Y., Jayaprakash, K. R. & Vakakis, A. F., Apr 20 2017, In : International Journal of Modern Physics B. 31, 10, 1742001.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Vibration energy harvesting from impulsive excitations via a bistable nonlinear attachment

Chiacchiari, S., Romeo, F., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Sep 2017, In : International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics. 94, p. 84-97 14 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

2014

Classification of periodic orbits of two-dimensional homogeneous granular crystals with no pre-compression

Detroux, T., Starosvetsky, Y., Kerschen, G. & Vakakis, A. F., Apr 2014, In : Nonlinear Dynamics. 76, 1, p. 673-696 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Complex nonlinear dynamics in the limit of weak coupling of a system of microcantilevers connected by a geometrically nonlinear tunable nanomembrane

Jeong, B., Cho, H., Keum, H., Kim, S., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L., King, W. P. & Vakakis, A. F., Nov 21 2014, In : Nanotechnology. 25, 46, 465501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Design, simulation, and large-scale testing of an innovative vibration mitigation device employing essentially nonlinear elastomeric springs

Luo, J., Wierschem, N. E., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., Quinn, D. D., Mcfarland, D. M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Oct 10 2014, In : Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 43, 12, p. 1829-1851 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Manevitch, L. I., Sigalov, G., Romeo, F., Bergman, L. A. & Vakakis, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME. 81, 4, 041011-1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effect of 1:3 resonance on the steady-state dynamics of a forced strongly nonlinear oscillator with a linear light attachment

Kurt, M., Slavkin, I., Eriten, M., McFarland, D. M., Gendelman, O. V., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Aug 2014, In : Archive of Applied Mechanics. 84, 8, p. 1189-1203 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elements of Nonlinear System Identification of Broad Applicability

Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2014, CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Courses and Lectures. Springer International Publishing, p. 293-324 32 p. (CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Courses and Lectures; vol. 555).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Empirical Slow-Flow Identification for Structural Health Monitoring and Damage Detection

Lee, Y. S., McFarland, M., Bergman, L. & Vakakis, A. F., Jan 1 2014, Topics in Dynamics of Civil Structures- Proceedings of the 31st IMAC, A Conference on Structural Dynamics, 2013. 7 ed. p. 617-624 8 p. (Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series; vol. 45, no. 7).

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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