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Rising Stars Make a Nonlinear Impact!

By Geraint Jones The EPRSC-sponsored Engineering Nonlinearity (ENL) programme grant is making an impact by creating new nonlinear dynamic design tools and methods for engineering structures. The ENL ethos is rapidly spreading around the UK dynamics community, as evidenced by the success of five former researchers on the project securing academic positions at UK Universities, […]

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Engineering Nonlinearity Half-Yearly Meeting Cambridge 2016

By Geraint Jones   An Engineering Nonlinearity Half-Yearly Meeting took place in Cambridge on 7 and 8 January 2016. Recently refurbished lecture and meeting rooms in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering played host to 60 attendees from the project’s academic and industrial partners, academic guests, and Andreas Kontogeorgos […]

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Workshop on friction in dynamical problems 11 December 2015

The Engineering Department at the University of Cambridge recently hosted a workshop on friction in dynamical problems. Organised by Professor Jim Woodhouse, the well-attended event saw a number of talks and presentations from the ENL Project, including Dr Thibaut Putelat on frictional constitutive models and the rock mechanics perspective and Professor Alan Champneys on The […]

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Engineering Nonlinearity research features in special issue of Philosophical Transactions A

The field of nonlinear structural dynamics recently appeared in a dedicated theme issue of Philosophical Transactions A. The Theme Issue aims to provide a first guide to industry when faced with complex vibration phenomena, and as an academic resource for connecting the islands inhabited by different specialists within the broad field of nonlinear structural dynamics. […]

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Engineering Nonlinearity Power Harvesting Workshop

By Michele Zilletti An Engineering Nonlinearity (ENL) Workshop on “Energy Harvesting form Vibration” took place in the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR) at the University of Southampton on the 2nd September 2015, co-organized by Dr Michele Zilletti and Prof. Stephen J. Elliott of ISVR. Around 30 attendees drawn from the ENL academic partners, […]

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One-day Workshop on Friction 11 December 2015

A workshop will be held on Friday 11 December 2015 on the subject of friction as it is relevant to structural vibration. The workshop will take place in Cambridge, at the Department of Engineering in Trumpington Street. The meeting will start at 9.30, and end around 4.30. Refreshments, including a sandwich lunch, will be provided. […]

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Verification and Validation Workshop

By Geraint Jones An Engineering Nonlinearity (ENL) Workshop on  (V&V) took place in the Lecture Theatre at EDF Energy’s impressive Conference Centre facilities in Barnwood, Gloucestershire on the 19th and 20th March 2015, co-organised by Dr Mark Bateman of EDF Energy, and Drs Ifigenia Antoniadou and Rob Barthorpe of the University of Sheffield. Around 40 […]

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EDF Energy to host Validation and Verification Workshop 19 & 20 March 2015

The ENL Project will be holding a Validation and Verification Workshop at EDF Energy Headquarters at Barnwood, Gloucestershire on the 19th and 20th March 2015. The two-day workshop will include a guest lecture from Francois Hemez, of the Los Alamos National Laboratory and will provide an opportunity for academics and industry to discuss their issues […]

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