5th Conference on Nonlinear Vibrations, Localization and Energy Transfer - NV2014


July 2, 2014

15:00-16:45 Registration

16:45-17:00 Opening Remarks (Prof. Cetinkaya)

17:00-19:00 Welcome Reception (drinks + hors d’oeuvres) 

July 3, 2014

07:30-08:30 Registration (Drinks and Refreshments)

08:30-09:20 Keynote 1 (Prof. Daraio)

09:20-10:50 Oral Presentation Session 1 

10:50-11:20 Refreshment break

11:20-12:35 Oral Presentation Session 2

12:35-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-16:00 Oral Presentation Session 3 

16:00 Social Program (TBA)

July 4, 2014

08:00-08:30 Registration (Drinks and Refreshments)

08:30-09:20 Keynote 2 (Prof. Kerschen)

09:20-10:50 Oral Presentation Session 4 

10:50-11:20 Refreshment break

11:20-12:35 Oral Presentation Session 5

12:35-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-15:15 Oral Presentation Session 6 

15:15-15:45 Refreshment break

15:45-17:00 Oral Presentation Session 7

17:00-17:10 Closing Remarks

17:10-18:00 Closing Reception


July 3, 2014



Session 1

Chair: Oleg Gendelman, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology


Unified Nonlinear and Dissipative Electroelastic Dynamics of Piezoelectric Structures for Energy Harvesting, Sensing, and Actuation, S. Leadenham, A. Ertürk


Energy Pumping Between a Main Oscillator and a Nonsmooth Nonlinear Energy Sink with Time-Dependent Masses, A.T. Savadkoohi, C.H. Lamarque


Effects of Quasi-Periodic Excitation on an Acoustic System Coupled to a Nonlinear Damper, R. C’ote, S. Bellizzi, M. Pachebat


Tuned Pendulum as Nonlinear Energy Sink for Broad Energy Range, M. Farid, O. Gendelman


The Effect of Nonlinear Damping on Energy Harvesting Performance, D. Dane Quinn, Kevin Remick, D. Michael McFarland, Larry Bergman, Alex Vakakis


The Nonlinear Tuned Vibration Absorber, Part I: Design and Performance Analysis, G. Habib, T. Detroux, G. Kerschen


Session 2

Chair: Dane Quinn, University of Akron


The Nonlinear Tuned Vibration Absorber, Part II: Robustness and Sensitivity Analysis, T. Detroux, G. Habib, L. Masset, G. Kerschen


Nonlinear Transverse Vibrations of Axially Moving Beams with Clamped Ends and One Intermediate Simple Support, F. Köstekçi


Nonlinear Behavior of a Timoshenko Nano-Beam Subjected to a Displacement Dependent Pressure Considering Modified Couple Stress Theory, H. Etemadi, R. Shabani, G. Rezazadeh, V. Sadighi


Effects of the Gap Distance on the Dynamics of a Nano-Resonant Beam Subjected to a Nonlinear Electrostatic Pressure, M. Fathalilou, M. Sadeghi, G. Rezazadeh


Flexural–Torsional Vibration and Stability Analysis of Multilayer Beams Subjected to Axial Load and End Moment A Dynamic Finite Element Formulation, M T Towliat, S M Hashemi


Session 3

Chair: Alex Vakakis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Vice Chair: Mehmet Kurt, Stanford University


Discrete Breathers in Forced Chains of Oscillators with Cubic Nonlinearities, F. Romeo, M. Veremkroit, O. Gendelman


Microscopic Approach to Shear Localization and Plasticity in Amorphous Solids, O.V. Gendelman


Discrete Breathers in 2D Chains with Vibro-Impact, I. Grinberg, O.V. Gendelman


Equation-Free Computations for Data Driven Studies of Granular Chains, M.O. Williams, D. Pozharskiy, R.W. Holzel, C. Chong, F. Li


Basins of attraction of coupled nonlinear resonators in periodic lattices, D. Bitar, N. Kacem, N. Bouhaddi


Modal Analysis of Nonlinear Dissipative Systems: Application to Vibration Damping with Shape Memory Materials, M. Krack, L. Panning-von Secheidt, J. Wallaschek


Delayed Feedback Control of Nonlinear Surge Response of Multi-point Mooring System under Harmonic Waves, A.K. Banik, R.K. Mitra


Experimental Study of Acoustic Bands and Propagating Breathers in Ordered Granular Media Embedded in Matrix, M.A. Hasan, S. Cho, K. Remick, D.M. McFarland, W. Kriven, A.F. Vakakis

JULY 4, 2014



Session 4

Chair: Cetin Cetinkaya, Clarkson University


Estimation of Nonlinear Frequency Response for a System with Backlash Nonlinearity Using Multiterm Harmonic Balance Method, O.T. Şen, R. Singh


Parameter Identification of a Nonlinear Beam with Hardening Behavior Using Volterra Series, S.B. Shiki, C. Hansen, S. Da Silva


Comparison Between a Finite-Element-Based and a Trajectory-Based Method for Computing Damped Nonlinear Normal Modes, L. Renson, G. Kerschen


A Comparison between Two Reduced-Order Approaches in Nonlinear Capacitive Micro-Resonators, M. Fathalilou, G. Rezazadeh, M. Sadeghi, A.M.Abazari


Nonlinear Model Updating Based on Global/Local Nonlinear System Identification Approach, M. Kurt, M. Eriten, M. McFarland


Session 5

Chair: Larry Bergman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Nonlinear Dynamics of a Capacitive Micro-Resonator Considering Nonlocal Theory, M. Fathalilou, G. Rezazadeh, M. Sadeghi, A.M. Abazari


Transversal Vibration of a Micro-beam in Intracting with a Micro-scale Fluid Media Based on Micro-Polar Theory, Mina Ghanbri, Siamak Hossainpour, Ghader Rezazadeh


Nonlinear Solutions in BEC for Different Potentials, E. Tosyalı, F. Aydoğmuş


Detection of Hydrogen Sulphide Agents Using Frequency Shifting of a Doubly Clamped Micro-Beam Based Sensor Considering Couple Stress Effect, M. Safavai, A.M. Abazari, G. Rezazadeh


Nonlinear Dynamics of Adhesive Micro-spherical Particles on Vibrating Substrates, Armin Saeedi Vahdat, Saber Azizi, Çetin Çetinkaya


Session 6

Chair: Melih Eriten, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Nonlinear Energy Transmission in a Finite Dissipative Periodic Structure, B. Yousefzadeh, A.S. Phani


Viscous Damping Effect in Laterally Vibrating Micro-resonator Considering Slip Boundary Conditions, Sahra Azma, Elnaz Alizadeh Haghighi, Afsoon Vefagi, Ghader Rezazadeh


Experimental Evaluation of Multiple Nonlinear Energy Sinks Coupled to a Large Nine-story Frame Structure for Seismic Hazard Mitigation, Nicholas Wierschem, Sean Hubbard, Jie Luo, D. Michael McFarland, Larry Fahnestock, Bill Spencer, Dane Quinn, Alexander Vakakis, Lawrence Bergman


Nonlinear Stiffening and Damping Effects of Non-contact Excitation System in Oberst Test Rig, H. Koruk, M.S. Özer, K.Y. Şanlıtürk


Session 7

Chair: Elmas Atabay, Istanbul Technical University


On a Nonlinear Energy Sink Control (NES) Approach Applied to an Electro Pendulum Arm Like Device, G.F. Alışverişçi, H. Bayıroğlu, J.L.P. Felix, J.M. Balthazar, R.M.L.R. de Fonseca Brazil


Vibration Measurement on a 1000 HP Gas Turbine Engine to Test a Newly Designed Cascade Compressor Module, S. Yılmaztürk, S. Aslan, T. Yasa


Control of Helicopter Ground Resonance by Means of Passive Non-Linear Energy Sink, B. Bergeot, S. Bellizzi, B. Cochelin


Collective Dynamics of Coupled Nonlinear Pendulums under Simultaneous External and Parametric Excitations, A. Jallouli, N. Kacem, N. Bouhaddi


Stability of an Inclined Travelling Heavy Cable, A.R. Dehadrai, I. Sharma, S.S. Gupta