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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 70 Citations 19,603 329 World Ranking 74 National Ranking 43

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Awards & Achievements

2012 - Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Nonlinear system
  • Mathematical analysis

Alexander F. Vakakis mostly deals with Nonlinear system, Control theory, Vibration, Classical mechanics and Mechanics. His Nonlinear system research incorporates elements of Normal mode, Energy, Broadband and Transient. The Control theory study combines topics in areas such as Statistical physics, Hilbert transform and Tuned mass damper.

His study in Vibration is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Antiresonance, Transient response and Aeroelasticity. His Classical mechanics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Dynamical systems theory, Boundary value problem and Degrees of freedom. He has included themes like Nonlinear resonance, Excitation, Stiffness and Linear complex structure in his Mechanics study.

His most cited work include:

  • Past, present and future of nonlinear system identification in structural dynamics (755 citations)
  • Past, present and future of nonlinear system identification in structural dynamics (755 citations)
  • The Method of Proper Orthogonal Decomposition for Dynamical Characterization and Order Reduction of Mechanical Systems: An Overview (565 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Alexander F. Vakakis mainly investigates Nonlinear system, Control theory, Classical mechanics, Mechanics and Vibration. The concepts of his Nonlinear system study are interwoven with issues in Normal mode, Energy, Mathematical analysis and Stiffness. His Mathematical analysis research integrates issues from Amplitude and Bifurcation.

His work on Linear system as part of general Control theory research is frequently linked to Nonlinear system identification, bridging the gap between disciplines. His Classical mechanics research incorporates themes from Nonlinear resonance, Resonance and Excitation. His Mechanics study incorporates themes from Broadband, Linear complex structure, Shock and Dissipation.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Nonlinear system (80.34%)
  • Control theory (26.50%)
  • Classical mechanics (25.13%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Nonlinear system (80.34%)
  • Mechanics (22.74%)
  • Classical mechanics (25.13%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Alexander F. Vakakis focuses on Nonlinear system, Mechanics, Classical mechanics, Vibration and Mathematical analysis. His Nonlinear system study results in a more complete grasp of Control theory. His studies in Mechanics integrate themes in fields like Beam, Work and Stiffness.

His Classical mechanics study combines topics in areas such as Breather, Kármán vortex street, Electric power transmission, Vortex-induced vibration and Dissipation. His Vibration research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Energy harvesting, Energy, Harmonic and Drivetrain. His Mathematical analysis research includes themes of Normal mode, Finite element method and Rayleigh quotient.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Breaking Lorentz reciprocity to overcome the time-bandwidth limit in physics and engineering (105 citations)
  • Shock Mitigation by Means of Low- to High-Frequency Nonlinear Targeted Energy Transfers in a Large-Scale Structure (40 citations)
  • Response attenuation in a large-scale structure subjected to blast excitation utilizing a system of essentially nonlinear vibration absorbers (36 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Mathematical analysis
  • Nonlinear system

His primary areas of investigation include Nonlinear system, Mechanics, Vibration, Control theory and Reciprocity. Alexander F. Vakakis performs multidisciplinary study on Nonlinear system and Energy transfer in his works. His studies deal with areas such as Impulse and Equations of motion as well as Mechanics.

In his research on the topic of Impulse, Excitation is strongly related with Modal analysis. His Vibration research includes elements of Circular motion and Energy harvesting. His work carried out in the field of Reciprocity brings together such families of science as Wave propagation, Photonics, Optomechanics and Asymmetry.

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Best Publications

Past, present and future of nonlinear system identification in structural dynamics

Gaëtan Kerschen;Keith Worden;Alexander F. Vakakis;Alexander F. Vakakis;Jean Claude Golinval.
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (2006)

1171 Citations

The Method of Proper Orthogonal Decomposition for Dynamical Characterization and Order Reduction of Mechanical Systems: An Overview

Gaetan Kerschen;Gaetan Kerschen;Gaetan Kerschen;Jean Claude Golinval;Alexander F. Vakakis;Alexander F. Vakakis;Lawrence A. Bergman.
Nonlinear Dynamics (2005)

867 Citations

Nonlinear Targeted Energy Transfer in Mechanical and Structural Systems

Alexander F. Vakakis;O. V. Gendelman;L. A. Bergman;D. M. McFarland.
(2008)

866 Citations

Normal modes and localization in nonlinear systems

Alexander F. Vakakis.
(1996)

697 Citations

Nonlinear normal modes, Part I: A useful framework for the structural dynamicist

Gaëtan Kerschen;Maxime Peeters;Jean-Claude Golinval;Alexander F. Vakakis.
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (2009)

641 Citations

Energy Pumping in Nonlinear Mechanical Oscillators: Part II—Resonance Capture

Alexander F Vakakis;O. Gendelman.
Journal of Applied Mechanics (2001)

615 Citations

Energy pumping in nonlinear mechanical oscillators : Part I : Dynamics of the underlying Hamiltonian systems

O. Gendelman;L. I. Manevitch;Alexander F Vakakis;R. M’closkey.
Journal of Applied Mechanics (2001)

560 Citations

NON-LINEAR NORMAL MODES (NNMs) AND THEIR APPLICATIONS IN VIBRATION THEORY: AN OVERVIEW

Alexander Vakakis.
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (1997)

337 Citations

Inducing Passive Nonlinear Energy Sinks in Vibrating Systems

A. F. Vakakis;A. F. Vakakis.
Journal of Vibration and Acoustics (2001)

327 Citations

Complicated dynamics of a linear oscillator with a light, essentially nonlinear attachment

Young Sup Lee;Gaetan Kerschen;Alexander F. Vakakis;Panagiotis Panagopoulos.
Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena (2005)

276 Citations

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