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Publications

Books

  1. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. Harnessing Bistable Structural Dynamics: for Vibration Control, Energy Harvesting and Sensing. Wiley, Chichester. 2017. 390 pages.

Journal Papers

  1. C. Zou and R.L. Harne. "Adaptive acoustic energy delivery to near and far fields using foldable, tessellated star transducers." Smart Materials and Structures. 26:055021. 2017. doi: 10.1088/1361-665X/aa6a93 

  2. R.L. Harne and Q. Dai. "Characterizing the robustness and susceptibility of steady-state dynamics in post-buckled structures to stochastic perturbations." Journal of Sound and Vibration. 395:258-271. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2017.02.006 

  3. D.T. Lynd and R.L. Harne. "Strategies to predict radiated sound fields from foldable, Miura-ori-based transducers for acoustic beamfolding." The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 141:480-489. 2017. doi: 10.1121/1.4974204 

  4. J. Bishop, Q. Dai, Y. Song, and R.L. Harne. "Resilience to impact by extreme energy absorption in lightweight material inclusions constrained near a critical point." Advanced Engineering Materials. 18:1871-1876. 2016. doi: 10.1002/adem.201600501 Front Cover Article. Article multimedia link

  5. R.L. Harne and D.T. Lynd. "Origami acoustics: using principles of folding structural acoustics for simple and large focusing of sound energy." Smart Materials and Structures. 25:085031. 2016. doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/25/8/085031. Article multimedia link

  6. J. Kim, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Predicting non-stationary and stochastic activation of saddle-node bifurcation." ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics. 12:011009. 2017. doi: 10.1115/1.4034128

  7. R.L. Harne, Y. Song, and Q. Dai. "Trapping and attenuating broadband vibroacoustic energy with hyperdamping metamaterials." Extreme Mechanics Letters. 12:41-47. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.eml.2016.05.017 

  8. R.L. Harne, C. Zhang, B. Li, and K.W. Wang. "An analytical approach for predicting the energy capture and conversion by impulsively-excited bistable vibration energy harvesters." Journal of Sound and Vibration. 373:205-222. 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2016.03.012 

  9. R.L. Harne, Z. Wu, and K.W. Wang. "Designing and harnessing the metastable states of a modular metastructure for programmable mechanical properties adaptation." ASME Journal of Mechanical Design. 138:021402. 2016. doi: 10.1115/1.4032093 

  10. R.L. Harne, A. Sun, and K.W. Wang. "Leveraging nonlinear saturation-based phenomena in an L-shaped vibration energy harvesting system." Journal of Sound and Vibration 363:517-531. 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2015.11.017 

  11. C. Zhang, R.L. Harne, B. Li, and K.W. Wang. "Reconstructing the transient, dissipative dynamics of a bistable Duffing oscillator with an enhanced averaging method and Jacobian elliptic functions." International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics 79:26-37. 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2015.11.002 

  12. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "Axial suspension compliance and compression for enhancing performance of a nonlinear vibration energy harvesting beam system." ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics. 138:011004. 2016. doi: 10.1115/1.4031412 

  13. N. Kidambi, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Adaptation of energy dissipation in a mechanical metastable module excited near resonance." ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics. 138:011001. 2016. doi: 10.1115/1.4031411 

  14. Z. Wu, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Exploring a modular adaptive metastructure concept inspired by muscle’s cross-bridge." Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 2015. doi: 10.1177/1045389X15586451 

  15. M. Thota, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Harnessing intrinsic localized modes to identify impurities in nonlinear periodic systems." Journal of Applied Physics. 117:074505. 2015. doi: 10.1063/1.4913256 

  16. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "Dipteran wing motor-inspired flapping flight versatility and effectiveness enhancement." Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 12:20141367. 2015. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2014.1367 

  17. J. Kim, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Enhancing structural damage identification robustness to noise and damping with integrated bistable and adaptive piezoelectric circuitry." ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics. 137:011003. 2015. doi: 10.1115/1.4028308 

  18. Z. Wu, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Excitation-induced stability in a bistable Duffing oscillator: analysis and experiments." ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics. 10:011016. 2015. doi: 10.1115/1.4026974 

  19. K. Yang, R.L. Harne, K.W. Wang, and H. Huang. "Dynamic stabilization of a bistable suspension system attached to a flexible host structure for operational safety enhancement." Journal of Sound and Vibration. 333:6651-6661. 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2014.07.033 

  20. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "Passive measurement of progressive mass change via bifurcation sensing with a multistable micromechanical system." Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 2014. doi: 10.1177/1045389X14546781 

  21. R.L. Harne, M.E. Schoemaker, B.E. Dussault, and K.W. Wang. "Wave heave energy conversion using modular multistability." Applied Energy. 130:148-156. 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.05.038 

  22. K. Yang, R.L. Harne, K.W. Wang, and H. Huang. "Investigation of a bistable dual-stage vibration isolator under harmonic excitation." Smart Materials and Structures. 23:045033. 2014. doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/23/4/045033 

  23. N. Kidambi, R.L. Harne, Y. Fujii, G.M. Pietron, and K.W. Wang. "Methods in vehicle mass and road grade estimation." SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars-Mechanical Systems. 7:2014-01-0111. 2014. doi: 10.4271/2014-01-0111 

  24. Z. Wu, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Energy harvester synthesis via coupled linear-bistable system with multistable dynamics." ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics. 81:061005. 2014. doi: 10.1115/1.4026555 

  25. D.R. Johnson, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "A disturbance cancellation perspective on vibration control using a bistable snap through attachment." ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics. 136:031006. 2014. doi: 10.1115/1.4026673 

  26. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "On the fundamental and superharmonic effects in bistable energy harvesting." Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 25:937-950. 2014. doi: 10.1177/1045389X13502856 

  27. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "A bifurcation-based coupled linear-bistable system for microscale mass sensing." Journal of Sound and Vibration. 333:2241-2252. 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2013.12.017 

  28. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "Prospects for nonlinear energy harvesting systems designed near the elastic stability limit when driven by colored noise." ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics. 136:021009. 2014. doi: 10.1115/1.4026212 

  29. R.L. Harne, M. Thota, and K.W. Wang. "Bistable energy harvesting enhancement with an auxiliary linear oscillator." Smart Materials and Structures. 22:125028. 2013. doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/22/12/125028 

  30. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "Robust sensing methodology for detecting change with bistable circuitry dynamics tailoring." Applied Physics Letters. 102:203506. 2013. doi: 10.1063/1.4807772 

  31. R.L. Harne. "On the linear elastic, isotropic modeling of poroelastic distributed vibration absorbers at low frequencies." Journal of Sound and Vibration. 332:3646-3654. 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2013.02.002 

  32. R.L. Harne, M. Thota, and K.W. Wang. "Concise and high-fidelity predictive criteria for maximizing performance and robustness of bistable energy harvesters." Applied Physics Letters. 102:053903. 2013. doi: 10.1063/1.4790381 

  33. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "A review of the recent research on vibration energy harvesting via bistable systems." Smart Materials and Structures. 22:023001. 2013. Featured in Highlights of 2013 collection. Papers were chosen on the basis of referee endorsement, novelty, and scientific impact. doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/22/2/023001 

  34. R.L. Harne. "Development and testing of a dynamic absorber with corrugated piezoelectric spring for vibration control and energy harvesting applications." Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 36:604-617. 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2012.10.012 

  35. R.L. Harne. "Modeling and analysis of distributed electromagnetic oscillators for broadband vibration attenuation and concurrent energy harvesting." Applied Mathematical Modelling. 37:4360-4370. 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.apm.2012.09.047 

  36. R.L. Harne. "Theoretical investigations of energy harvesting efficiency from structural vibrations using piezoelectric and electromagnetic oscillators." The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 132(1):162-172. 2012. doi: 10.1121/1.4725765 

  37. R.L. Harne, C. Blanc, M.C. Remillieux, and R.A. Burdisso. "Structural-acoustic aspects in the modeling of sandwich structures and computation of equivalent elasticity parameters." Thin-Walled Structures. 56:1-8. 2012. doi: 10.1016/j.tws.2012.03.012 

  38. R.L. Harne. "Concurrent attenuation of and energy harvesting from surface vibrations: experimental verification and model validation." Smart Materials and Structures. 21:035016. 2012. doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/21/3/035016 

  39. R.L. Harne and C.R. Fuller. "Modeling of a distributed device for simultaneous re-active vibration suppression and energy harvesting." Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 23(6):655-664. 2012. doi: 10.1177/1045389X12436736 

  40. R.L. Harne and C.R. Fuller. "Modeling of a passive distributed vibration control device using a superposition technique." Journal of Sound and Vibration. 331:1859-1869. 2012. doi: 10.1016/j.jsv.2011.12.014 

  41. R.L. Harne and C.R. Fuller. "Lightweight distributed vibration absorbers for marine structures." The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, POMA. 9:065003. 2010. doi: 10.1121/1.3460342 

  42. C.R. Fuller and R.L. Harne. "Passive distributed vibration absorbers for low frequency noise control." Noise Control Engineering Journal. 58(6):627-635. 2010. doi: 10.3397/1.3491132 

Conference Proceedings

  1. R.L. Harne and D. Lynd. "Acoustic beamfolding with a miura-ori tessellated transducer array." in Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2016-59907, Charlotte, North Carolina, Aug 2016.

  2. R.L. Harne and Q. Dai. "Robustness of adaptive, multistable structures under combined harmonic and stochastic loads." in Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2016-59889, Charlotte, North Carolina, Aug 2016.

  3. D. Lynd and R.L. Harne. "Acoustic beamfolding: new potentials enabled by interfacing reconfigurable origami and acoustic structures." The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 139:2083. 2016. This paper earned the Best Paper by a Young Presenter Award Third Prize. doi: 10.1121/1.4950181 

  4. R.L. Harne, Y. Song, and Q. Dai. "Modeling and design of lightweight, hyperdamping metamaterials for large, broadband vibroacoustic energy attenuation." in Proceedings of the 171th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 3aSA6, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 2016. doi: 10.1121/1.4950247 

  5. L. Tang, Y. Han, J. Hand, and R.L. Harne. "Exploring the roles of standard rectifying circuits on the performance of a nonlinear piezoelectric energy harvester." in Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9431 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2016, 9799-20, Las Vegas, Nevada, Mar 2016. doi: 10.1117/12.2218755

  6. Z. Wu, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Energy exchange and localization in a modular metastructure under impulsive excitation." in Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9431 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2016, 9799-08, Las Vegas, Nevada, Mar 2016. doi: 10.1117/12.2219207

  7. R.L. Harne, C. Zhang, B. Li, and K.W. Wang. "An analytical approach for predicting power generation of impulsively-excited bistable vibration energy harvesters." in Proceedings of the ASME 2015 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC2015-9828, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 2015. doi: 10.1115/DSCC2015-9828 

  8. R.L. Harne, Z. Wu, and K.W. Wang. "Mechanical properties adaptivity by the design and exploitation of metastable states in a modular metastructure." in Proceedings of the ASME 2015 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2015-9018, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA, 2015. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2015-9018 

  9. N. Kidambi, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Energy dissipation characteristics of a mechanical metastable module excited near resonance." in Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2015-47289, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2015. doi: 10.1115/DETC2015-47289

  10. N. Kidambi, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Asymmetric influences on the energy dissipation properties of a metastable module excited near resonance." in Proceedings of the 25th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM 2015), 1190, London, Ontario, Canada, 2015.

  11. R.L. Harne, A. Sun, and K.W. Wang. "An investigation on vibration energy harvesting using nonlinear dynamic principles inspired by trees." in Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9431 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2015, 9431-19, San Diego, California, USA, 2015. doi: 10.1117/12.2083115 

  12. M. Thota, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Damage identification in nonlinear periodic structures utilizing the dynamics of intrinsic localized modes." in Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9431 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2015, 9431-51, San Diego, California, USA, 2015. doi: 10.1117/12.2084380 

  13. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "Comprehensive and practical explorations of nonlinear energy harvesting from stochastic vibrations." in Proceedings of the 168th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 3aEA8, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, 2014. Invited paper. doi: 10.1121/1.4899960 

  14. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "Metastructure development harnessing modular metastability." in Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Adaptive Structures Technologies, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2014.

  15. Z. Wu, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Muscle-like characteristics with an engineered metastructure." in Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2014-7746, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, 2014. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2014-7746 

  16. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "An axially-suspended vibration energy harvesting beam for broadband performance and high versatility." in Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2014-7417, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, 2014. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2014-7417 

  17. J. Kim, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Enhancing damage identification robustness to noise and damping using integrated bistable and adaptive piezoelectric circuitry." in Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2014-34993, Buffalo, New York, USA, 2014. Awarded Second Place in the ASME TCVS Student Best Paper Competition. doi: 10.1115/DETC2014-34993 

  18. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "A bio-inspired bistable flapping thrust mechanism with flexible suspension." in Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control, 1A11, Sapporo, Japan, 2014.

  19. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "Mass detection and measurement via a two degree-of-freedom bistable sensor using selectively activated bifurcations and resonant dynamics." in Proceedings of the 17th U.S. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, D-02-509, East Lansing, MI, USA, 2014.

  20. N. Kidambi, R.L. Harne, Y. Fujii, G.M. Pietron, and K.W. Wang. "Methods in vehicle mass and road grade estimation." in Proceedings of the SAE 2014 World Congress and Exhibition, 2014-01-0111, Detroit, Michigan, USA, 2014.

  21. R.L. Harne, M.E. Schoemaker, and K.W. Wang. "Multistable chain for ocean wave vibration energy harvesting." in Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9057 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2014, 90570B, San Diego, California, USA, 2014. doi: 10.1117/12.2044267 

  22. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "Mass detection using bifurcation crossing with a coupled linear-bistable system." in Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Adaptive Structures Technologies, Aruba, 2013.

  23. R.L. Harne and K.W. Wang. "Mass detection via bifurcation sensing with multistable microelectromechanical system." in Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2013-3026, Snowbird, Utah, USA, 2013. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2013-3026 

  24. D.R. Johnson, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Vibration control using a bistable snap through absorber from a force balance perspective." in Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2013-12627, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2013. doi: 10.1115/DETC2013-12627 

  25. Z. Wu, R.L. Harne, and K.W. Wang. "Vibration energy harvesting using multi-stable two degree-of-freedom nonlinear dynamics." in Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2013-12951, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2013. doi: 10.1115/DETC2013-12951 

  26. R.L. Harne, M. Thota, and K.W. Wang. "Steady-state dynamics of a bistable energy harvester with linear appendage oscillator." in Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8688 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2013, 868805, San Diego, California, USA, 2013. doi: 10.1117/12.2014474 

  27. R.L. Harne. "The study and development of energy harvesting vibration absorbers." in Proceedings of the NASA-Virginia Space Grant Consortium Annual Research Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA, 2012.

  28. R.L. Harne. "The concurrent suppression of and energy harvesting from surface vibrations: experimental investigations." in Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8341 Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2012, 83411K, San Diego, California, USA, 2012. doi: 10.1117/12.920196 

  29. R.L. Harne. "The concurrent attenuation of and energy harvesting from surface vibrations." North Carolina Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America Meeting. Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. October 2011.

  30. R.L. Harne and C.R. Fuller. "Shape optimization of an acoustic horn in the presence of mean, compressible flow." North Carolina Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America Meeting. Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. April 2011.

  31. R.L. Harne and C.R. Fuller. "Analytical modeling of a distributed vibration absorber with sinusoidally woven spring layer using equivalent orthotropic plate properties." in Proceedings of the 13th Nonlinear Vibrations, Dynamics and Multibody Systems Conference. Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. May 2010.

  32. R.L. Harne and C.R. Fuller. "Lightweight distributed vibration absorbers for marine structures." Joint Meeting of the ASA and NOISE-CON 2010. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. April 2010. doi: 10.1121/1.3460342 

  33. R.L. Harne. "A computational model of a distributed vibration absorber for broadband noise control." North Carolina Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America Meeting. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. March 2010.

  34. C.R. Fuller and R.L. Harne. "Advanced passive treatment of low frequency sound and vibration." in Proceedings of Acoustics 2009. Adelaide, Australia. August 2009.