Research

Publications

Lundstrom, T., Baqersad, J., and Niezrecki, C. “Monitoring the Dynamics of a Robinson R44 Helicopter Main Rotor with High-Speed Stereophotogrammetry” Experimental Techniques, submitted April, 2013.

Fetfatsidis, K. A., Wei, S., LeBlanc, B., Sherwood, J., Chen, J., Niezrecki, C., Avitabile, P., Nolet, S., “Effect of out-of-plane wave defects on the compressive strength and fatigue response of fabric-reinforced composites for wind turbine blades,” Wind Energy, submitted April, 2013.

LeBlanc, B., Niezrecki, C., Avitabile, P., Chen, J., Sherwood, J. “Damage Detection and Full Surface Characterization of a Wind Turbine Blade Using Three-Dimensional Digital Image Correlation, Structural Health Monitoring, submitted January 2013.

Lundstrom, T., Niezrecki, C., Avitabile, P., “Appropriate Rigid Body Correction of Stereophotogrammetry Measurements Made on Rotating Systems,” Experimental Techniques, accepted April 2013.

Niezrecki, C., Avitabile, P., Chen, J., Sherwood, J., Lundstrom, T., LeBlanc, B., Hughes S., Desmond, M., Beattie, A., Rumsey, M., Klute, S. M., Werlink, R., and Newman, J., “Inspection and Monitoring of Wind Turbine Blade Embedded Defects During Fatigue Testing,” Proc. of 9th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, Palo Alto, CA. Sept. 10-12, 2013. 

Baqersad, J., Lundstrom, T.,  Niezrecki, C., and Avitabile, P. “Measuring the Dynamics of Operating Helicopter Rotors and Wind Turbines using 3D Digital Stereophotogrammetry”, Proceedings of the AHS 69th Annual Forum and Technology Display, Phoenix, Arizona, May 21–23, 2013.

Carr, J., Pingle, P., Avitabile, P., and Niezrecki, C., “Alternate Techniques/New Approaches for Identification of Full Field Dynamic Stress Strain from Limited Sets of Measured Data for Wind Turbine Applications,” Proceedings of the 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, AIAA-2013-1696, Boston, MA, April 8-11, 2013.

Carr, J., Baqersad, J., Avitabile, P., Niezrecki, C. "Predicting Dynamic Strain on Wind Turbine Blade Using Digital Image Correlation Techniques in Conjunction with Analytical Expansion Methodologies", Proceedings of the IMAC-XXXI, Garden Grove, CA, February 11-14, 2013.

Baqersad, J., Niezrecki, C., and Avitabile, P., “Dynamic Characterization of a Free-Free Wind Turbine Blade Assembly”, Proceedings of the IMAC-XXXI, Garden Grove, CA, February 11-14, 2013.

Baqersad, J., Niezrecki, C., and Avitabile, P., “Effects of Boundary Condition on the Structural Dynamics of Wind Turbine Blades”, Proceedings of the IMAC-XXXI, Garden Grove, CA, February 11-14, 2013.

E.Harvey, J.Ruddock, P.Avitabile, “Comparison of Full Field Strain Distributions to Predicted Strain Distributions from Limited Sets of Measured Data for SHM Applications”, Tenth International Conference on Damage Assessment to Structures, Dublin, Ireland, July 2013

Niezrecki, C., Avitabile, P., Chen, J., “Dynamic Stress-Strain Prediction of Vibrating Structures in Operation,” NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, CMMI-0900534, Boston, MA, July. 9-11, 2012. 

S. Sivasubramanian, K. Jafferji, D.F. Schmidt, E. Reynaud, "Minimally toxic bio-derived structural adhesives", Abstracts of Papers, 245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, 2013, POLY-559