Publications – M. S. Allen

Journal Papers
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41.) S. Seidlitz, R. J. Kuether, and M. S. Allen, “Experimental Approach to Compare Noise Floors of Various Torsional Vibration Sensors,” Experimental Techniques, vol. 2014

40.) Link to PDF D. A. Ehrhardt, M. S. Allen, T. Beberniss, and S. A. Neild, “Finite Element Model Calibration of a Nonlinear Perforated Plate,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, (Submitted Apr. 2016).

39.) Link to PDF Rothberg, S.J, Allen, M.S., Castellini P., Di Maio, D., Dirckx, J.J.J., Ewins, D.J., Halkon, B.J., Muyshondt, P., Paone N., Ryan, T., Steger, H., Tomasini, E.P., Vanlanduit, S., Vignola, J.F.J., “An international review of laser Doppler vibrometry: making light work of vibration measurement,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, (Accepted Oct. 2016).

38.) Link to PDF J. D. Schoneman, M. S. Allen, and R. J. Kuether, “Relationships between Nonlinear Normal Modes and Response to Random Inputs,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, (Accepted July 2016).

37.) Link to PDF R. Lacayo, B. Deaner, and M. S. Allen, “A Numerical Study on the Limitations of Modal Iwan Models for Impulsive Excitations,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, (Submitted May 2016).

36.) Link to PDF R. J. Kuether, M. S. Allen, and J. J. Hollkamp, “Modal substructuring of geometrically nonlinear finite element models with interface reduction,” AIAA Journal, (Submitted 2016).

35.) Link to PDF D. R. Roettgen and M. S. Allen, “Nonlinear characterization of a bolted, industrial structure using a modal framework,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, (Accepted Nov. 2015).

34.) Link to PDF R. J. Kuether, M. S. Allen, and J. J. Hollkamp, “Modal Substructuring for Geometrically Nonlinear Finite Element Models,” AIAA Journal, vol. 54, pp. 691-702, 2016.

33.) Link to PDF D. A. Ehrhardt and M. S. Allen, “Measurement of Nonlinear Normal Modes using Multi-Harmonic Stepped Force Appropriation and Free Decay,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2016.

32.) Link to PDF D. A. Ehrhardt, M. S. Allen, S. Yang, and T. Beberniss, “Full-Field Linear and Nonlinear Measurements using Continuous-Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry and High Speed Three-Dimensional Digital Image Correlation,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, (Accepted 2015).

31.) Link to PDF R. J. Kuether, L. Renson, T. Detroux, C. Grappasonni, G. Kerschen, and M. S. Allen, “Nonlinear Normal Modes, Modal Interactions and Isolated Resonance Curves,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 351, 2015.

30.) Link to PDF J. Franz, C. A. Francis, M. S. Allen, S. M. O’Connor, and D. G. Thelen, “Advanced Age Brings a Relianl Feedback to Maintain Balance During Walking,” Human Movement Sciences, vol. 40, p81–392, 2015.

29.) R. J. Kuether, B. Deaner, M. S. Allen, and J. J. Hollkamp, “An Evaluation of Nonlinear Reduced Order Models used to Compute Nonlinear Normal Modes of Geometrically Nonlinear Structures,” AIAA Journal, vol. 53, pp. 3273-3285, 2015.

28.) Link to PDF B. Deaner, M. S. Allen, M. J. Starr, D. J. Segalman, and H. Sumali, “Application of Viscous and Iwan Modal Damping Models to Experimental Measurements From Bolted Structures,” ASME Journal of Vibrations and Acoustics, vol. 137, p. 12, 2015.

27.) Link to PDF H. Ardeh and M. S. Allen, “ Multi-harmonic Multiple-point Collocation: An Iterative Method for Finding Periodic Orbits of Strongly Nonlinear Oscillators,” Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 11, 2016.

26.) R.J. Kuether and M. S. Allen, “A Numerical Approach to Directly Compute Nonlinear Normal Modes of Geometrically Nonlinear Finite Element Models,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 46, pp. 1–15, 2014.

25.) S. Yang and M. S. Allen, “Harmonic Transfer Functions to Measure Translational and Rotational Velocities with Continuous-Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry,” J. Vib. Acoust. 136(2), 021025, 2014.

24.) S. Yang and M. S. Allen, “Lifting to Simplify Output-only Continuous Scan Laser Vibrometry,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 45, pp. 267–282, 2014.

23.) D. P. Rohe and M. S. Allen, “Investigation of the Effectiveness of using an Experiment to Validate Experimental Substructure Models,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 43, pp. pp. 192-216, 2014.

22.) R.L. Mayes, M.S. Allen, & D.C. Kammer, “Correcting Indefinite Mass Matrices with the Transmission Simulator Method of Substructuring,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 332, pp. 5856-5866, 2013.

21.) M. W. Sracic and M. S. Allen, “Identifying parameters of multi-degree-of-freedom nonlinear structural dynamic systems using linear time periodic approximations,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 46, pp. 325–343, 2014.

20.) M.S. Allen, D. C. Kammer & R. L. Mayes, “Metrics for Diagnosing Negative Mass and Stiffness when Uncoupling Experimental and Analytical Substructures,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 331, p. 5435–5448, 2012.

19.) S. Yang and M. S. Allen, “Output-Only Modal Analysis Using Continuous-Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry and Application to a 20kW Wind Turbine,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 31, pp. 228–245, 2012.

18.) H. Frentrup and M. S. Allen, “Error in Dynamic Spring Constant Calibration of Atomic Force Microscope Probes due to Nonuniform Cantilevers,” Nanotechnology, vol. 22 p. 9pp, 14 June, 2011.

17.)M. S. Allen, H. M. Gindlin, and R. L. Mayes, “Experimental Modal Substructuring to Estimate Fixed-Base Modes from Tests on a Flexible Fixture,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 330, pp. 4413-4428, 2011.

16.) M. W. Sracic and M. S. Allen.“Method for Identifying Models of Nonlinear Systems Using Linear Time Periodic Approximations,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, (Submitted Oct. 2010).

15.) M. S. Allen, M. W. Sracic, S. Chauhan, and M. H. Hansen, “Output-Only Modal Analysis of Linear Time Periodic Systems with Application to Wind Turbine Simulation Data,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, (Submitted Oct. 2010).

14.) S. Yang, M. W. Sracic, and M. S. Allen, “Two algorithms for mass normalizing mode shapes from impact excited continuous-scan laser Doppler vibrometry,” Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, (Submitted Aug. 2010).

13.) Link to PDF  M. S. Allen & R. L. Mayes, “Estimating the Degree of Nonlinearity in Transient Responses with Zeroed Early-Time Fast Fourier Transforms,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 24, pp. 2049–2064, 2010.

12.) Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, R. L. Mayes, and E. J. Bergman, “Experimental Modal Substructuring to Couple and Uncouple Substructures with Flexible Fixtures and Multi-point Connections,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 329, pp. 4891–4906, 2010.

11.) Link to PDF  M.S. Allen & M.W. Sracic, “A New Method for Processing Impact Excited Continuous-Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometer Measurements,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 24, pp. 721–735, 2010.

10.) Link to PDF  E. J. Bergman, M. S. Allen, D. C. Kammer, and R. L. Mayes, “Probabilistic Investigation of Sensitivities of Advanced Test-Analysis Model Correlation Methods,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 329, pp. 2516–2531, 2010.

9.) Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, H. Sumali, and P. C. Penegor, “Experimental/Analytical Evaluation of the Effect of Tip Mass on Atomic Force Microscope Calibration,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 131(6): 064501, 2009.

8.) M. S. Allen “Frequency-Domain Identification of Linear Time-Periodic Systems using LTI Techniques,” Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, Oct. 2009, Vol. 4, 041004-1, DOI: 10.1115/1.3187151

7.) Link to PDF  D. S. Erdahl, M. S. Allen, C. Ume and J. H. Ginsberg, “Structural Modal Analysis for Detecting Open Solder Bumps on Flip Chips,” IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, vol. 31, pp. 118-126, February 2008.

6.) Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, H. Sumali & D. S. Epp, “Piecewise-linear Restoring Force Surfaces for Semi- Nonparametric Identification of Nonlinear Systems,” Nonlinear Dynamics, (Accepted Mar. 2007, Online May 2007).

5.) Link to PDF  M. S. Allen and T. G. Carne, “Comparison of Inverse Structural Filter (ISF) and Sum of Weighted Accelerations (SWAT) Time Domain Force Identification Methods,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol. 22, pp. 1036–1054, 2008.

4.) Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, J. E. Massad, R. V. Field, Jr. and C. W. Dyck, “Input and Design Optimization Under Uncertainty to Minimize the Impact Velocity of an Electrostatically-Actuated MEMS Switch,” Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, vol. 130, p. 021009, 2008.

3.) Link to PDF  M. S. Allen and J. H. Ginsberg, “A Global, Single-Input-Multi-Output (SIMO) Implementation of the Algorithm of Mode Isolation and Applications to Analytical and Experimental Data,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol 20, 2006, pp. 1090-1111.

2.) Link to PDF  J. H. Ginsberg and M. S. Allen, “A Linear Least-Squares Version of the Algorithm of Mode Isolation for Identifying Modal Properties, Part I: Conceptual Development,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 116, no. 2, August 2004, pp. 900-907.

1.) Link to PDF  M. S. Allen and J. H. Ginsberg, “A Linear Least-Squares Version of the Algorithm of Mode Isolation for Identifying Modal Properties, Part II: Application and Assessment,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 116, no. 2, August 2004, pp. 908-915.


Conference Papers

Link to PDF J. D. Schoneman, M. S. Allen, R. J. Kuether, “Nonlinear Modal Substructuring of Panel and Stiffener Assemblies via Characteristic Constraint Modes,” in 35th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXV), Garden Grove, California, 2017.

Link to PDF D. A. Ehrhardt, M. S. Allen & T. Beberniss, “The Measurement of Nonlinear Resonant Decay using Continuous-scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry,” in 35th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXV), Garden Grove, California, 2017.

Link to PDF L. Wu, D. Krattiger, M. Zacharczuk, M. Buck, R. J. Kuether, M. S. Allen, M. R. W. Brake, P. Tiso, “Evaluation of Interface Reduction Methods for Craig Bampton Models,” in 35th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXV), Garden Grove, California, 2017.

Link to PDF S.B. Cooper, M. Rosatello, A.T. Mathis, K. Johnson, M.R.W. Brake, M.S. Allen, A.A. Ferri, D.R. Roettgen, B.R. Pacini, R.L. Mayes, “Effect of Far-Field Structure on Joint Properties,” in 35th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXV), Garden Grove, California, 2017.

Link to PDF D. Roettgen, M. S. Allen, D. C. Kammer, and R. L. Mayes, “Substructuring of a nonlinear beam using a modal Iwan framework,  Part I: Nonlinear Modal Model Identification,” in 35th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXV), Garden Grove, California, 2017.

Link to PDF D. Roettgen, M. S. Allen, D. C. Kammer, and R. L. Mayes, “Substructuring of a nonlinear beam using a modal Iwan framework,  Part II: Nonlinear Modal Substructuring,” in 35th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXV), Garden Grove, California, 2017.

Link to PDF C. I. VanDamme & M. S. Allen, “Nonlinear Normal Modes of a Curved Beam and its Response to Random Loading,” in 35th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXV), Garden Grove, California, 2017.

Link to PDF E. Jewell, M. S. Allen, and R. Lacayo, “Predicting damping of a cantilever beam with a bolted joint using quasi-static modal analysis,” in Proceedings of the ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conference & 13th International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics, and Control IDETC/ MSNDC 2017 Cleveland, OH, USA, 2017.

Link to PDF L. M. Jarman, C. VanDamme, and M. S. Allen, “Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of a Thermally Buckled Aircraft Panel Using NNMs,” in 35th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXV), Garden Grove, California, 2017.

Link to PDF R.M. Lacayo, L. Pesaresi, D. Fochler, J. Gross, J. Armand, L. Salles, M. R. W. Brake, and C.W. Schwingshackl, “A Comparison of Numerical Approaches for Predicting the Dynamics of a Beam with a Lap Joint,” in 35th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXV), Garden Grove, California, 2017.

Link to PDF M. S. Allen, R. Lacayo, and M. R. W. Brake, “Quasi-static Modal Analysis based on Implicit Condensation for Structures with Nonlinear Joints,” in International Seminar on Modal Analysis (ISMA) Leuven, Belgium, 2016.

Link to PDF M. S. Allen, D. R. Roettgen, D. C. Kammer, and R. L. Mayes, “Experimental Modal Substructuring with Nonlinear Modal Iwan Models to Capture Nonlinear Subcomponent Damping,” in 34th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIV) Orlando, Florida, 2016.

Link to PDF D. A. Ehrhardt and M. S. Allen, “Nonlinear Reduced Order Modeling of a Curved Axi-symmetric Perforated Plate: Comparison with Experiments,” in 34th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIV) Orlando, Florida, 2016.

Link to PDF D. R. Roettgen, B. Seeger, W. C. Tai, S. Baek, T. Dossogne, M. S. Allen, R. J. Kuether, M. R. Brake, and R. L. Mayes, “A Comparison of Reduced Order Modeling Techniques Used in Dynamic Substructuring,” in 34th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIV) Orlando, Florida, 2016.

Link to PDF J. D. Schoneman and M. S. Allen, “Investigating Nonlinear Modal Energy Transfer in a Random Load Environment,” in 34th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIV) Orlando, Florida, 2016.

Link to PDF J. D. Schoneman and M. S. Allen, “Modal Test and Parameter Updating of Metal Laser Sintered Components,” in 34th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIV) Orlando, Florida, 2016.

Link to PDF M. Stender, A. Papangelo, M. S. Allen, M. R. Brake, C. W. Schwingshackl, and M. Tiedemann, “Structural Design with Joints for Maximum Dissipation,” in 34th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIV) Orlando, Florida, 2016.

Link to PDF D. Tcherniak and M. S. Allen, “Experimental dynamic characterization of operating wind turbines with anisotropic rotor,” in 34th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIV) Orlando, Florida, 2016.

Link to PDF C. I. VanDamme and M. S. Allen, “Using NNMs to Evaluate Reduced Order Models of Curved Beam,” in 34th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIV) Orlando, Florida, 2016.

J. Franz, C. Francis, M. S. Allen, and D. G. Thelen, “Visuomotor entrainment and the control of balance in walking,” in IEEE 2016 Biomechanics and Neural Control of Movement (BANCOM) Conference Sterling, OH 2016

Link to PDF S. J. Kelly, M. S. Allen, and H. A. Ardeh, “Multi-Point Multi-Harmonic Collocation With Continuation To Compute Branches Of Nonlinear Modes Of Structural Systems,” in ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conference Boston, MA, 2015

Link to PDF D. J. Segalman, M. S. Allen, M. Eriten, and K. Hoppmann, “Experimental Assessment of Joint-Like Modal Models for Structures,” in ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2015 Boston, MA, 2015

Link to PDF L. C. M. Guerin, R. J. Kuether, and M. S. Allen, “Considerations for Indirect Parameter Estimation in Nonlinear Reduced Order Models,” in 33rd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIII) Orlando, Florida, 2015.

Link to PDF R. J. Kuether and M. S. Allen, “Validation of Nonlinear Reduced Order Models with Time Integration Targeted at Nonlinear Normal Modes,” in 33rd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIII) Orlando, Florida, 2015.

Link to PDF D. R. Roettgen and M. S. Allen, “Experimental Dynamic Substructuring of a Catalytic Converter System using the Transmission Simulator Method,” in 33rd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIII) Orlando, Florida, 2015.

Link to PDF D. A. Ehrhardt, S. Yang, T. Beberniss, and M. S. Allen, “Linear and Nonlinear Response of a Flat Rectangular Plate Measured with Continuous-Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry and 3D-Digital Image Correlation,” in 33rd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIII) Orlando, Florida, 2015.

Link to PDF D. A. Ehrhardt and M. S. Allen, “Measurement of Nonlinear Normal Modes Using Mono-harmonic Force Appropriation: Experimental Investigation,” in 33rd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXIII) Orlando, Florida, 2015.

Link to PDF M. S. Allen and B. Weekes, “Nonlinear Model Updating of a Flat Plate and a Stiffened Skin Panel from a Lynx Helicopter,” in Scitech 2015, 56th AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference Kissimmee, Florida, 2015.

Link to PDF D. A. Ehrhardt, R. J. Kuether, and M. S. Allen, “Nonlinear Normal Modes in Finite Element Model Validation of Geometrically Nonlinear Flat and Curved Beams,” in Scitech 2015, 56th AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Confernece Kissimmee, Florida, 2015.

J. D. Schoneman, M. S. Allen, and R. J. Kuether, “Relationships between Nonlinear Normal Modes and Response to Random Inputs,” presented at the 5th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/SC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, National Harbor, Maryland, 2014.

R. J. Kuether and M. S. Allen, “Substructuring with Nonlinear Reduced Order Models and Interface Reduction with Characteristic Constraint Modes,” presented at the 55th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/SC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, National Harbor, Maryland, 2014.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, J. B. Blecke, and D. R. Roettgen, “A Wiki for Sharing Substructuring Methods, Measurements and Information,” presented at the 32nd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXII), Orlando, Florida, 2014.

Link to PDF  R. J. Kuether, M. R. Brake, and M. S. Allen, “Evaluating Convergence of Reduced Order Models Using Nonlinear Normal Modes,” presented at the 32nd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXII), Orlando, Florida, 2014.

Link to PDF  R. J. Kuether and M. S. Allen, “Craig-Bampton Substructuring for Geometrically Nonlinear Subcomponents,” presented at the 32nd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXII), Orlando, Florida, 2014.

Link to PDF  D. A. Ehrhardt, R. A. Harris, and M. S. Allen, “Numerical and Experimental Determination of Nonlinear Normal Modes of a Circular Perforated Plate,” presented at the 32nd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXII), Orlando, Florida, 2014.

Link to PDF   D. A. Ehrhardt, S. Yang, T. J. Beberniss, and M. S. Allen, “Mode Shape Comparison Using Continuous-scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry and High Speed 3D Digital Image Correlation,” presented at the 32nd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXII), Orlando, Florida, 2014.

Link to PDF   M. S. Allen, D. C. Kammer, and R. L. Mayes, “Experimental Based Substructuring Using a Craig-Bampton Transmission Simulator Model,” presented at the 32nd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXII), Orlando, Florida, 2014.

Link to PDF   S. Yang, D. Tcherniak, and M. S. Allen, “Modal Analysis of Rotating Wind Turbine using Multiblade Coordinate Transformation and Harmonic Power Spectrum,” presented at the 32nd International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, Florida, 2014.

Link to PDF  J. D. Schoneman, M. S. Allen, and R. J. Kuether, “Relationships between Nonlinear Normal Modes and Response to Random Inputs,” presented at the 5th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/SC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, National Harbor, Maryland, 2014.

Link to PDF  R. J. Kuether and M. S. Allen, “Substructuring with Nonlinear Reduced Order Models and Interface Reduction  with Characteristic Constraint Modes,” presented at the 55th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/SC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, National Harbor, Maryland, 2014.

Link to PDF   B. Deaner, M. S. Allen, M. J. Starr, and D. J. Segalman, “Application of Viscous and Iwan Modal Damping Models to Experimental Measurements from Bolted Structures,” presented at the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2013, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2013.

Link to PDF  B. Deaner, M. S. Allen, M. J. Starr, and D. J. Segalman, “Investigation of Modal Iwan Models for Structures with Bolted Joints,” presented at the 31st International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXI), Garden Grove, CA, 2013.

Link to PDF  R. J. Kuether and M. S. Allen, “Structural Modification of Nonlinear FEA Subcomponents Using Nonlinear Normal Modes,” presented at the 31st International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXI), Garden Grove, CA, 2013.

Link to PDF  S. Yang and M. S. Allen, “Transfer Functions to Measure Translational and Rotational Velocities with Continuous-Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry,” presented at the 31st International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXI), Garden Grove, CA, 2013.

Link to PDF  H. A. Ardeh and M. S. Allen, “Investigating Cases of Jump Phenomenon in a Nonlinear Oscillatory System,” presented at the 31st International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXI), Garden Grove, CA, 2013.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, “Exploring Experimental Structural Dynamics in EMA/ME 540 at UW-Madison,” presented at the 31st International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXXI), Garden Grove, 2013.

Link to PDF  M. W. Sracic, M. S. Allen, and H. Sumali, “Identifying the modal properties of nonlinear structures using measured free response time histories from a scanning laser Doppler vibrometer,” in 30th International Modal Analysis Conference Jacksonville, Florida, 2012.

Link to PDF  M. W. Sracic, S. Yang, and M. S. Allen, “Comparing Measured and Computed Nonlinear Frequency Responses to Calibrate Nonlinear System Models,” in 30th International Modal Analysis Conference Jacksonville, Florida, 2012.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen and R. J. Kuether, “Substructuring with Nonlinear Subcomponents: A Nonlinear Normal Mode Perspective,” in 30th International Modal Analysis Conference Jacksonville, Forida, 2012.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen and D. C. Kammer, “Simple Experiments to Validate Modal Substructure Models,” in 30th International Modal Analysis Conference Jacksonville, Florida, 2012.

Link to PDF  S. Seidlitz, R. J. Kuether, and M. S. Allen, “Comparison of Noise Floors of Various Torsional Vibration Sensors,” in 30th International Modal Analysis Conference Jacksonville, Florida, 2012.

Link to PDF  R. L. Mayes, M. S. Allen, and D. C. Kammer, “Eliminating Indefinite Mass Matrices with the Transmission Simulator Method of Substructuring,” in 30th International Modal Analysis Conference Jacksonville, Florida, 2012.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, R. J. Kuether, B. Deaner & M. W. Sracic, “A Numerical Continuation Method to Compute Nonlinear Normal Modes Using Modal Reduction,” 53rd AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 23-26, 2012.

Link to PDF  S. Yang & M. S. Allen, “A Lifting Algorithm for Output-only Continuous Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry,” 53rd AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 23-26, 2012.

Link to PDF  R. L. Mayes and M. S. Allen, “Converting a Driven Base Vibration Test to a Fixed Base Modal Analysis,” in 29th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXIX) Jacksonville, Florida, 2011.

Link to PDF  M. W. Sracic and M. S. Allen, “Identifying parameters of nonlinear structural dynamic systems using linear time-periodic approximations,” in 29th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXIX) Jacksonville, Florida, 2011.

Link to PDF  M. W. Sracic and M. S. Allen, “Numerical Continuation of Periodic Orbits for Harmonically Forced Nonlinear Systems” in 29th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXIX) Jacksonville, Florida, 2011.

Link to PDF  S. Yang and M. S. Allen, “Output-Only Modal Analysis Using Continuous-Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry and Application to a 20kW Wind Turbine,” 29th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXIX) Jacksonville, Florida, 2011.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, S. Chauhan, and M. H. Hansen, “Advanced Operational Modal Analysis Methods for Linear Time Periodic System Identification,” in 29th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXIX) Jacksonville, Florida, 2011.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, D. C. Kammer, and R. L. Mayes, “Metrics for Diagnosing Negative Mass and Stiffness when Uncoupling Experimental and Analytical Substructures,” in 29th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXIX) Jacksonville, Florida, 2011.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, D. C. Kammer, and R. L. Mayes, “Uncertainty in Experimental/Analytical Substructuring Predictions:  A Review with Illustrative Examples,” International Seminar on Modal Analysis (ISMA), Leuven, Belgium, Sept. 20-22, 2010.

Link to PDF  A. Gasparoni, M. S. Allen, S. Yang, M. W. Sracic, P. Castellini, and E. P. Tomasini, “Experimental Modal Analysis on a Rotating Fan Using Tracking-CSLDV,” in 9th International Conference on Vibration Measurements by Laser and Noncontact Techniques Ancona, Italy, 2010.

Link to PDF  A. Gasparoni, M. S. Allen, S. Yang, M. W. Sracic, P. Castellini & E. P. Tomasini, “Experimental Modal Analysis on a Rotating Fan Using Tracking-CSLDV,” in 9th International Conference on Vibration Measurements by Laser Techniques, Ancona, Italy, 2010.

Link to PDF M. S. Allen, H. M. Gindlin & R. L. Mayes, “Experimental Modal Substructuring to Extract Fixed-Base Modes from a Substructure Attached to a Flexible Fixture,” 28th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXVIII), Jacksonville, Florida, Feb. 1-4, 2010.

Link to PDF H. Frentrup & M. S. Allen, “Error quantification in calibration of AFM probes due to non-uniform cantilevers,” 28th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXVIII), Jacksonville, Florida, Feb. 1-4, 2010.

Link to PDF M. S. Allen, M. W. Sracic, S. Chauhan & M. H. Morten, “Output-Only Modal Analysis of Linear Time Periodic Systems with Application to Wind Turbine Simulation Data,” 28th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXVIII), Jacksonville, Florida, Feb. 1-4, 2010.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen & M. W. Sracic, “System Identification of Dynamic Systems with Cubic Nonlinearities Using Linear Time-Periodic Approximations,” ASME 2009 International Design Engineering Technical Conference IDETC, San Diego, California, Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2009.

Link to PDF M. S. Allen & D. M. Aguilar, “Model Validation of a Bolted Beam Using Spatially Detailed Mode Shapes Measured by Continuous-Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry,” 50th AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, California, May 4-7, 2009.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen & J. A. Camberos, “Comparison of Uncertainty Propagation / Response Surface Techniques for Two Aeroelastic Systems,” 50th AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, California, May 4-7, 2009.

Link to PDF M. S. Allen, H. Sumali, and P. C. Penegor, “Effect of Tip Mass on Atomic Force Microscope Calibration by Thermal Tune Method,” in 27th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXVII), Orlando, Florida, Feb. 2009.

Link to PDF  M. W. Sracic & M. S. Allen, “Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Speckle Noise on Continuous Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometer Measurements,” in 27th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXVII), Orlando, Florida, Feb. 2009.

Link to PDF M. S. Allen & R. L. Mayes, “Estimating the Degree of Nonlinearity in Transient Responses with Zeroed Early-time Fast Fourier Transforms,” in 27th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXVII), Orlando, Florida, Feb. 2009.

Link to PDF M. S. Allen & S. A. Miller, “Effect of Model Order Ambiguity in Experimental Modal Analysis on Substructuring Predictions,” in 27th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXVII), Orlando, Florida, Feb. 2009.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen and M. W. Sracic, “Mass Normalized Mode Shapes Using Impact Excitation and Continuous-Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry,” in 8th International Conference on Vibration Measurements by Laser Techniques, Ancona, Italy, 2008, pp. 7098-3.

Link to PDF E. J. Bergman, M. S. Allen, and R. L. Mayes, “Sensitivity of Two Component Mode Synthesis Methods Applied to Addition and Subtraction of Substructures,” in 49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference Schaumberg, IL, 2008.

Link to PDF M. S. Allen & M. W. Sracic, “A Method for Generating Pseudo Single-Point FRFs from Continuous Scan Laser Vibrometer Measurements,” 26th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXVI), Orlando, Florida, Feb. 2008.

Link to PDF E. J. Bergman, M. S. Allen, D. C. Kammer & R. L. Mayes, “Probabilistic Investigation of Sensitivities of Advanced Test-Analysis Model Correlation Methods,” 26th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXVI), Orlando, Florida, Feb. 2008.

Link to PDF M. S. Allen, H. Sumali & E. B. Locke, “Experimental/Analytical Evaluation of the Effect of Tip Mass on Atomic Force Microscope Calibration,” 26th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXVI), Orlando, Florida, Feb. 2008.

Link to PDF R. L. Mayes, P. S. Hunter, T. W. Simmermacher & M. S. Allen, “Combining Experimental and Analytical Substructures with Multiple Connections,” 26th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXVI), Orlando, Florida, Feb. 2008.

Link to PDF M. S. Allen, “Floquet Experimental Modal Analysis for System Identification of Linear Time-Periodic Systems,” ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, IDETC/CIE 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Sept. 4-7, 2007.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen & R. L. Mayes, “Comparison of FRF and Modal Methods for Combining Experimental and Analytical Substructures,” 25th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXV), Orlando, Florida, Feb. 2007.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen & R. L. Mayes, “Comparison of FRF and Modal Methods for Combining Experimental and Analytical Substructures,” 25th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXV), Orlando, Florida, Feb. 2006.

Link to PDF   M. S. Allen, J. E. Massad, and R. V. Field, Jr. “Modeling and input optimization under uncertainty for a collection of RF MEMS devices,” presented at 2006 ASME Congress in Chicago, IL, November 2006.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, H.. Sumali & D. S. Epp, “Restoring Force Surface Analysis of Nonlinear Vibration data from Micro-Cantilever Beams,” presented at 2006 ASME Congress in Chicago, IL, November 2006.

Link to PDF   M. S. Allen and T. G. Carne, “Comparison of Inverse Structural Filter (ISF) and Sum of Weighted Accelerations (SWAT) Time Domain Force Identification Methods,” presented at the 47th AIAA-ASME-ASCE-AHS-ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Newport, Rhode Island, May 2006.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen and J. H. Ginsberg, “Floquet Modal Analysis to Detect Cracks in a Rotating Shaft on Anisotropic Supports,” 24th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXIV), St. Louis Missouri, Feb. 2006.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen and J. H. Ginsberg, “Global, Hybrid, MIMO Implementation of the Algorithm of Mode Isolation,” 23rd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXIII), Orlando, Florida, 2005.

Link to PDF   M. S. Allen, J. H. Ginsberg, and A. Ferri, “Modal Identification of the Z24 Bridge Using MIMO-AMI,” 23rd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXIII), Orlando, Florida, 2005.

Link to PDF    M. S. Allen and J. H. Ginsberg, “SIMO Extension of the Algorithm of Mode Isolation,” presented at the 22nd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXII), Dearborn, Michigan, 2004.

Link to PDF  J. H. Ginsberg and M. S. Allen, “Recent Improvements of the Algorithm of Mode Isolation,” presented at Proceedings of IMECE’03, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, NCA, Washington, DC, 2003.

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, C. Moloney, J. H. Ginsberg, and A. Ferri, “Comparison of a Linear Least Squares Algorithm and STAR Modal for a Square Elastic Plate,” presented at the 21st International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXI), Orlando, Florida, 2003.

Link to PDF   J. H. Ginsberg, M. S. Allen, A. Ferri, and C. Moloney, “A General Linear Least Squares SDOF Algorithm for Identifying Eigenvalues and Residues,” presented at the 21st International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC XXI), Orlando, Florida, 2003.

Link to PDF   W. F. Pratt, S. Sommerfeldt and M. Allen, “Testing and Characterization of Wavy Composites,” Science of Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Series, 45, Book 1, 216-228, 2001.

Link to PDF   W. F. Pratt, M. Allen and C. G. Jensen, “Designing with Wavy Composites,” Science of Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Series, 45, Book 1, 203-215, 2001.

Link to PDF   W. F. Pratt and M. S. Allen, “Characterization and Finite Element Model Correlation of Wavy Composites,” 33rd International SAMPE Technical Conference, Seattle, WA, 2001.

Link to PDF   W. F. Pratt and M. S. Allen, “Testing and Characterization of Highly Damped Structural Materials,” 33rd International SAMPE Technical Conference, Seattle, WA, (2001).

Doctoral Theses

Link to PDF  M. S. Allen, “Global and Multi-Input-Multi-Output (MIMO) Extensions of the Algorithm of Mode Isolation (AMI),” George  W. Woodruff  School of Mechanical Engineering. Atlanta, Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology: 128 pages, 2005.  (Local Link here.)

Invited Presentations

“Numerical Computation of Nonlinear Normal Modes for Geometrically Nonlinear Finite Element Models with Application to Substructuring and Model Validation,” Ohio State University, Oct. 3, 2014.

“Modeling the Nonlinear Damping of Jointed Structures using Iwan Models: Discrete & Modal ,” Sandia National Laboratories, Joints Institute, July 2014.

“Numerical Computation of Nonlinear Normal Modes for Geometrically Nonlinear Finite Element Models with Application to Substructuring and Model Validation,” Imperial College, London, May 28, 2014.

“Numerical Computation of Nonlinear Normal Modes for Geometrically Nonlinear Finite Element Models with Application to Substructuring and Model Validation,” University of Sheffield, May 21, 2014.

“Numerical Computation of Nonlinear Normal Modes for Geometrically Nonlinear Finite Element Models with Application to Substructuring and Model Validation,” University of Bristol, May 14, 2014.

“An Overview of Substructuring Research at the University of Wisconsin,” Lindberg Lecture Series, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, March, 2013.

“Response Prediction for Structural Dynamic Systems with Experimental-Analytical Substructuring,” Engineering Physics Department Colloquium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, February, 2013.

“System Identification for Linear Time Varying Systems with Application to Rotating Turbines and Continuous Scan Laser Vibrometry,” Wind Turbine Blade Workshop, Albuquerque, NM, June 1, 2012.

“Frequency-Domain System Identification for Linear Time-Periodic Systems with Application to Wind Turbine Dynamics and CSLDV,” Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 30, 2012.

“Nonlinear Normal Modes for Geometrically Nonlinear Structures: Computation Methods and Implications for Substructuring,” Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium, May 29, 2012.

“Frequency-Domain System Identification for Linear Time-Periodic Systems with Application to Wind Turbine Dynamics and CSLDV,” Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden, May 24, 2012.

“Overview of Substructuring, the Transmission Simulator Method and Dynamics Research at UW-Madison,” Presentation delivered via teleconference to General Motors, Milford Proving Ground, Milford, MI, March 3, 2012.

“Geometric Nonlinearity and Nonlinear Modes: Potential Applications to Exhaust Components,” Presentation delivered via teleconference to Cummins Emissions Solutions, Stoughton, WI, Feb. 20, 2012.

“From Lasers to Wind Turbines: Frequency-Domain System Identification for Linear Time-Periodic Systems,” University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Department of Mechanical Engineering, December, 2011.

“Experimental Modal Substructuring to Estimate Fixed-Base Modes from Tests on a Flexible Fixture,” Trane / Ingersol Rand Inc., Lacrosse, WI, March, 2011.

“From Lasers to Wind Turbines: Frequency-Domain System Identification for Linear Time-Periodic Systems,” Washington University at Saint Louis, October, 2010.

“From Lasers to Wind Turbines: Frequency-Domain System Identification for Linear Time-Periodic Systems,” Rheology Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, February, 2010.

“Accelerated Vibration Testing using Continuous-Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry (CSLDV),” WARF First Look Forum, April, 2009.

“System Identification and Uncertainty in Dynamic Systems”, Invited presentation to College of Engineering, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, September 2008

“Comparison of Uncertainty Propagation / Response Surface Techniques for Two Aeroelastic Systems,” Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, OH, August, 2008.

“Overview of Research in System Identification and Continuous-Scan Laser Doppoler Vibrometry,” ATA Engineering, Madison, WI, March 2008.

“Mechanics Research in the Dept. of Engineering Physics,” Exelon Nuclear, Chicago, IL, October 2007.

“Effect of Uncertainty on Test-Analysis Model Correlation,” Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, Albuquerque, NM, 2007.

“Overview of Research in M.S. Allen Group: System Identification and Uncertainty in Dynamic Systems,” Trane / Ingersol Rand Inc., Lacrosse, WI, April 2007

Link to PPT  M. S. Allen, “A Multi-Input-Multi-Output (MIMO) Version of the Algorithm of Mode Isolation (AMI),” presented at the 150th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2005.

Presentations

M. S. Allen, D. M. Aguilar, M. W. Sracic & S. Yang, “2D Continuous-Scan Laser Doppler Vibrometry Applied to Condenser Fan,” 158th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 2009.

Link to PPT  M. S. Allen and J. H. Ginsberg, “On the Accuracy of Modal Parameters Identified from Exponentially Windowed, Noise Contaminated Impulse Responses for a System with a Large Range of Decay Constants.” 148th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, California, Nov. 2005.  (Received the “Best Student Paper Award.”)

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