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Selected Publications

Ramrakhyani, D., M. Frecker, and G.A. Lesieutre, "Hinged Beam Elements For The Topology Design Of Compliant Mechanisms Using The Ground Structure Approach," ASME J. Structural & Multidisciplinary Optimization (submitted, 2006).

Kinzel, M.P., M.D. Maughmer, G.A. Lesieutre, E.P.N. Duque, "Numerical Investigation of Miniature Trailing-Edge Effectors on Static and Oscillating Airfoils," AIAA Journal , (submitted 2006).

Kinzel, M.P., M.D. Maughmer, G.A. Lesieutre, "Miniature Trailing-Edge Effectors for Rotorcraft Performance Enhancement," Journal of the American Helicopter Society , (accepted 2006).  

Ramachandran, S., and G. Lesieutre, "Dynamics and Performance of a Vertical Impact Damper," Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, (accepted 2006)

Loverich, J.J., G.H. Koopmann, G.A. Lesieutre, "A New Piezoelectric Actuator using a Feed-Screw for Quasi-Static Motion Accumulation - Part II: Mathematical Modeling and Design Optimization," Journal of Intelligent Materials Systems and Structures, (accepted, 2006).  

Loverich, J.J., G.H. Koopmann, G.A. Lesieutre, "A New Piezoelectric Actuator using a Feed-Screw for Quasi-Static Motion Accumulation - Part I: Experimental Development," Journal of Intelligent Materials Systems and Structures , (accepted, 2006).  

Ramrakhyani, D., G.A. Lesieutre, M. Frecker, and S. Bharti, "Aircraft Structural Morphing Using Tendon Actuated Compliant Cellular Trusses," Journal of Aircraft, v 42, n 6, Nov-Dec 2005, pp. 1615-1621.

Kang, H., Smith, E.C., and Lesieutre, G.A., "Experimental and Analytical Study of Blade Lag Damping Augmentation using Chordwise Absorbers," Journal of Aircraft, v 43, n 1, January 2006, pp. 194-200.  

Yang, M.Y., G.A. Lesieutre, S.A. Hambric, and G.H. Koopmann, "Development of a Design Curve For Particle Impact Dampers," Noise Control Engineering Journal, v 53, n 1, 2005, p 5-13.

Ramrakhyani, D., G.A. Lesieutre, and E.C. Smith, "Modeling of Elastomeric Materials Using Nonlinear Fractional Derivative and Continuously Yielding Friction Elements," International Journal of Solids and Structures, v 41, July, 2004, p 3929-3948.  

Lesieutre, G.A., J. Loverich, G.H. Koopmann, and E.M. Mockensturm, "Increasing The Mechanical Work Output Of An Active Material Using A Non-Linear Motion Transmission Mechanism," Journal of Intelligent Materials Systems and Structures, v 15, January 2004, pp. 49-58.  

Rusovici, R., J.J. Dosch, G.A. Lesieutre, "Design Of Single-Crystal Vibration Absorbers," Journal of Intelligent Materials Systems and Structures, v 13, n 11, November, 2002, p 705-712.    

Lesieutre, G.A., Hofmann, H., and Ottman, G., "Damping as a Result of Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting," Journal of Sound and Vibration, v 269, 22 January 2004, pp. 991-1001.  

Frank, J.E., G.H. Koopmann, W. Chen, E. Mockensturm, G.A. Lesieutre, and J.Y. Loverich, "Modeling And Design Optimization Of A Bimorph-Driven Rotary Motor," Journal of Intelligent Materials Systems and Structures, v 14, n 4-5, April/May 2003, pp. 217-227.    

Szefi, J.T., E.C. Smith, and G.A. Lesieutre, "Formulation and Validation of a Ritz-Based Analytical Model of High-Frequency Periodically Layered Isolators in Compression," Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 268(1), 13 November 2003, pp. 85-101.  

Ottman, G., Hofmann H., and Lesieutre, G.A., "Optimized Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Circuit Using Step-Down Converter in Discontinuous Conduction Mode," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 18, No. 2, March 2003, pp. 696-703.   

Lesieutre, G.A., R. Rusovici, G.H. Koopmann, and J.J. Dosch, "Modeling and Characterization of a Piezoceramic Inertial Actuator," Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 261(1), 13 March 2003, pp. 93-107.  

Ottman, G., Bhatt, A., Hofmann H., and Lesieutre, G.A., "Adaptive Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Circuit for Wireless Remote Power Supply," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 17, No. 5, September 2002, pp. 669-676.  

Shiue, F.W., C.E. Bakis, G.A. Lesieutre, "A Virtual Containment Strategy For Filament-Wound Composite Flywheel Rotors With Damage Growth," Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 35, No. 9, 2002, pp. 1103-1120.  

Brackbill, C.R., E.C. Smith, G.A. Lesieutre, "Application of a Refined Time Domain Elastomeric Damper Model to Helicopter Rotor Aeroelastic Response and Stability," AHS Journal, Vol. 47, No. 3, July 2002, pp. 186-197.

Shiue, F.W., C.E. Bakis, G.A. Lesieutre, "Condition Monitoring of Filament-Wound Composite Flywheels Having Circumferential Cracks," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2002, pp. 306-313.   

Rusovici, R., Lesieutre, G. and Inman, D. J. "Modeling of Shock Propagation and Attenuation in Viscoelastic Components", Shock and Vibration Digest , Vol. 8, No. 5, 2001, pp. 287-302.

Lesieutre, G.A., "Damping in Finite Element Models," Encyclopedia of Vibration , Academic Press, Ewins, Rao, Editors, 2001.  

Galante, T., J. Frank, J. Bernard, W. Chen, G.A. Lesieutre, and G.H. Koopmann, "A High-Force, High-Displacement Piezoelectric Inchworm Actuator," Journal of Intelligent Materials Systems and Structures , Vol. 10, No. 12, December, 2000, pp. 962-972.  

Brackbill, C., G.A. Lesieutre, E.C. Smith, and L.E. Ruhl, "Characterization and Modeling of the Low Strain Amplitude and Frequency Dependent Behavior of Elastomeric Damper Materials," Journal of the American Helicopter Society , Vol. 45, No. 1, 2000, pp. 34-42.  

Davis, C.L. and G.A. Lesieutre, "An Actively Tuned Solid State Vibration Absorber Using Capacitive Shunting of Piezoelectric Stiffness," Journal of Sound and Vibration , Vol. 232(3), 4 May 2000, pp. 601-617.  

Klein, T.F., and G.A. Lesieutre, "The Effect of the Low Earth Orbit Space Environment on the Damping of Carbon Reinforced Polymer Composites," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets , Vol. 37, No. 4, July-August 2000, pp. 519-525.  

Lee, U. and G.A. Lesieutre, "Reliability of the Piezoelectric Layer Application to Vibration and Noise Control," Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Vol. 121, No. 1, January, 1999, pp. 137-139.  

Zapfe, J.A., and G.A. Lesieutre, "A Discrete Layer Finite Element for the Dynamic Analysis of Composite Sandwich Beams with Integral Damping Layers," Computers and Structures, Vol. 70, 1999, pp. 647-666.  

Hébert, C.A. and G.A. Lesieutre, "Flexural Piezoelectric Transducers With Frequency Agility Obtained Via Membrane Loads," Journal of Intelligent Materials Systems and Structures , Vol. 9, No. 12, December, 1998, pp. 1030-1037.

Lesieutre, G.A., "Vibration Damping and Control using Shunted Piezoelectric Materials," Shock and Vibration Digest , Vol. 30, 1998, pp. 187-195.  

Lesieutre, G.A., and C.L. Davis, "Can a Coupling Coefficient of a Piezoelectric Actuator be Higher Than Those of Its Active Material?," Journal of Intelligent Materials Systems and Structures, Vol. 8, 1997, pp. 859-867.  

Enelund, M. and G.A. Lesieutre, "Time Domain Modeling of Damping using Anelastic Displacement Fields and Fractional Calculus," International Journal of Solids and Structures , Vol. 36, 1999, pp. 4447-4472.  

Lee, U., G.A. Lesieutre, and L. Fang, "Anisotropic Damage Mechanics Based on Strain Energy Equivalence and Equivalent Elliptical Microcracks," International Journal of Solids and Structures , Vol. 34, 1997, pp. 4377-4397.  

Zapfe, J.A. and G.A. Lesieutre, "Broadband Vibration Damping Using Highly Distributed Tuned Mass Absorbers," 1996, AIAA Journal , Vol. 35, No. 4, April 1997, pp. 753-756.  

Brackbill, C.R., G.A. Lesieutre, E.C. Smith, and L.K. Byers, "Thermomechanical Modeling of Elastomeric Materials," Smart Materials and Structures , Vol. 5, 1996, pp. 529-539.  

Lesieutre, G.A., and Lee, U. "A Finite Element Model for Beams Having Segmented Active Constrained Layers with Frequency-Dependent Viscoelastic Material Properties," Smart Materials and Structures , Vol. 5, 1996, pp. 615-627.  

Zapfe, J.A., and G.A. Lesieutre, "Vibration Analysis of Laminated Beams using an Iterative Smeared Laminate Model," Journal of Sound and Vibration , Vol. 199, No. 2, 1997, pp. 275-284.  

Smith, E.C., M. Beale, K. Govindswamy, M. Vascsinec, and G.A. Lesieutre, "Formulation and Validation, and Application of a Finite Element Model for Elastomeric Lag Dampers," AHS Journal , Vol. 41, No. 3, July, 1996, pp. 247-255.  

Smith, E.C., M. Beale, K. Govindswamy, M. Vascsinec, and G.A. Lesieutre, "Aeroelastic Response and Stability of Helicopters With Elastomeric Lag Dampers," AHS Journal, Vol. 41, No. 3, July, 1996, pp. 257-266.  

Zapfe, J.A., and G.A. Lesieutre, "Iterative Calculation of the Transverse Shear Distribution in Laminated Composite Beams," AIAA Journal , Vol. 34, No. 6, June, 1996, pp. 1299-1300.  

Lesieutre, G.A., E. Bianchini and A. Maiani, "Finite Element Modeling of One-Dimensional Viscoelastic Structures using Anelastic Displacement Fields," Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics , Vol. 19, No. 3, May-June, 1996, pp. 520-527.  

Yarlagadda, S., M.H.W. Chan, H. Lee, G.A. Lesieutre, and D.W. Jensen, "Low Temperature Thermal Conductivity, Heat Capacity, and Heat Generation of PZT," Journal of Intelligent Materials Systems and Structures , Vol. 6, No. 6, Nov-Dec, 1995, pp. 757-764.  

Lesieutre, G.A., and Govindswamy, K.M., "Finite Element Modeling of Frequency-Dependent and Temperature-Dependent Dynamic Behavior of Viscoelastic Materials in Simple Shear," International Journal of Solids and Structures , Vol. 33, No. 3, 1995, pp. 419-432.  

Lesieutre, G.A., "Modeling Frequency-Dependent Longitudinal Dynamic Behavior of Linear Viscoelastic Long-Fiber Composites," Journal of Composite Materials , Vol. 28, No. 18, 1994, pp. 1770-1782.  

Davis, C.L., and G.A. Lesieutre, "A Modal Strain Energy Approach to the Prediction of Resistively-Shunted Piezoceramic Damping," Journal of Sound and Vibration , Vol. 184, No. 1, 1995, pp. 129-139.  

Lesieutre, G.A., and E. Bianchini, "Time-Domain Modeling of Linear Viscoelasticity using Anelastic Displacement Fields," Journal of Vibration and Acoustics , Vol. 117, No. 4, October, 1995, pp. 424-430.  

Yarlagadda, S., and G.A. Lesieutre, "Fiber Contribution to Modal Damping of Polymer Matrix Composite Panels," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets , Vol. 32, No. 5, September-October, 1995, pp. 825-831.  

Lesieutre, G.A., "On the Consistency of Complex Moduli for Transversely-Isotropic Viscoelastic Materials," Journal of Composite Materials , Vol. 28, No. 5, 1994, pp. 382-391.  

Lesieutre, G.A., S. Yarlagadda, S. Kurtz, S. Yoshikawa, and Q.C. Xu, "Resistively-Shunted Piezoceramics for Passively-Damped Structural Composite Materials," ASM Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance , Vol. 2, No. 6, December, 1993, pp. 887-892.  

Lesieutre, G.A., S. Yarlagadda, D. Christiansen,   and W. Whatley, "Enhanced Composite Plate Damping using Intercalated Graphite Fiber," AIAA Journal, Vol. 31, No. 4, 1993, pp. 746-750.  

Lesieutre, G.A., "A Bilinear Variational Principle Governing Longitudinal Vibration of Rods with Frequency-Dependent Material Damping," Journal of Applied Mechanics , Vol. 60, No. 1, 1993, pp. 210-211.  

Lesieutre, G.A., "Finite Elements for Dynamic Modeling of Uniaxial Rods with Frequency-Dependent Material Properties," International Journal of Solids and Structures , Vol. 29, No. 12, 1992, pp. 1567-1579.  

Lesieutre, G.A., A.J. Eckel, and J.A. DiCarlo, "Damping of Bromine-Intercalated P-100 Graphite Fibers," Carbon , Vol. 29, No. 7, 1991, pp. 1025-1032.

Lesieutre, G.A., and D.L. Mingori, "Finite Element Modeling of Frequency-Dependent Material Damping using Augmenting Thermodynamic Fields," Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics , Vol. 13, No. 6, 1990, pp. 1040-1050.  

Lesieutre, G.A., "Comment on 'Material Damping in Simple Structures in a Simulated Space Environment'," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets , Vol. 24, No. 3, May-June, 1987, pp. 286-287.