Publications

Some of the publications listed below can be downloaded in their current or draft format from the Iowa State's Digital Repository. link

Book


Jerome J. Connor, Simon Laflamme (2014) Structural Motion Engineering, Springer. Amazon.com


Journal Publications


[53] Xiangxiong Kong, Caroline Bennett, William Collins, Simon Laflamme, Hongki Jo (2018), Thing-Film Sensor for Fatigue Crack Monitoring in Steel Bridges under Varying Crack Growth Rate and Random Traffic Load, ASCE J. Aerospace Engineering, published online. pdf

[52] Hao Wu, An Chen, Simon Laflamme (2018), Seismic Behavior of Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Wall Panels, Composite Structures, published online. pdf

[51] Simon Laflamme, David Eisenmann, Kejin Wang, Filippo Ubertini, Irvin Pinto, Akira DeMoss (2018), Smart Concrete for Enhanced Nondestructive Evaluation, Materials Evaluation, in press. pdf

[50] Yelda Turkan, Jonathan Hong, Simon Laflamme, Nisha Puri (2018), Adaptive Wavelet Neural Network for Terrestrial Laser Scanner-Based Crack Detection, Automation in Construction, published online. pdf

[49] Bryan Joyce, Jacob Dodson, Simon Laflamme, Jonathan Hong (2018), An Experimental Test Bed for Developing High-rate Structural Health Monitoring Methods, Journal of Shock and Vibration, published online. pdf

[48] Austin Downey, Mohammad Sadoughi, Simon Laflamme, Chao Hu (2018), Fusion of sensor geometry into additive strain fields measured with sensing skin, Smart Materials and Structures, 27(7), published online. pdf

[47] Andrea Meoni, Antonella D'Alessandro, Austin Downey, Enrique Garcia-Macias, Marco Rallini, Luigi Materazzi, Luigi Torre, Simon Laflamme, Raphael Castro-Triguero, Filippo Ubertini (2018), An Experimental Study on Static and Dynamic Strain Sensitivity of Smart Concrete Sensors foped with Carbon Nanotubes for SHM of Large Structures, Sensors, published online. pdf

[46] Liang Cao, Simon Laflamme, Jonathan Hong, Jacob Dodson (2018), Input Space Dependent Controller for Civil Structures exposed to Multi-Hazard Excitations, Engineering Structures, 166(1), p.286-301. pdf

[45] Liang Cao, Sijia Lu, Simon Laflamme, Spencer Quiel, James Ricles, Douglas Taylor, Performance-Based Design Procedure of a Novel Friction-Based Cladding Connection for Blast Mitigation, International Journal of Impact Engineering, 117, p.48-62 (2018). pdf

[44] Jonathan Hong, Simon Laflamme, Jacob Dodson (2018), Study of Input Space for State Estimation of High-Rate Dynamics, Structural Control and Health Monitoring, published online. pdf

[43] Jonathan Hong, Simon Laflamme, Jacob Dodson, Bryan Joyce (2018), Introduction to High-Rate State Estimation of High Rate Systems Dynamics, Sensors, published online. pdf

[42] Yongqiang Gong, Liang Cao, Simon Laflamme, Spencer Quiel, James Ricles, Douglas Taylor (2018), Characterization of a Novel Variable Friction Connection for Semi-Active Cladding System, Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 25(6). pdf

[41] Austin Downey, Antonella D'Alessandro, Filippo Ubertini, Simon Laflamme (2017), Automated crack detection in conductive smart-concrete structures using a resistor mesh model, Measurement Science and Technology, 29(3), 015009. pdf

[40] Austin Downey, Antonella D'Alessandro, Simon Laflamme, Filippo Ubertini (2017), Novel Nanocomposite Smart Brick for Strain Monitoring and Crack Detection in Brick Masonry, Smart Materials and Structures, 27(1). pdf

[39] Austin Downey, Simon Laflamme, Filippo Ubertini (2017), Experimental Wind Tunnel Study of a Smart Sensing Skin for Condition Evaluation of a Wind Turbine Blade, Smart Materials and Structures, 26(12),125005. pdf

[38] Austin Downey, Antonella D'Alessandro, Micah Baquera, Enrique Garcia-Macias, Daniel Rolfes, Filippo Ubertini, Simon Laflamme, Rafael Castro-Triguero (2017), Damage detection, localization and quantification in conductive smart concrete structures using a resistor mesh model, Engineering Structures, 148(1), 924-935. pdf

[37] Austin Downey, Filippo Ubertini, Simon Laflamme (2017), Algorithm for Damage Detection in Wind Turbine Blades using a Hybrid Dense Sensor Network with Feature Level Data Fusion, J. of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, 168, 288-296. pdf

[36] Xiangxiong Kong, Jian Li, William Collins, Caroline Bennett, Simon Laflamme, Hongki Jo (2017), A large-area strain sensing technology for monitoring fatigue cracks in steel bridges, Smart Materials and Structures, 26, 085024. pdf

[35] Antonella D'Alessandro, Filippo Ubertini, Enrique Garcia-Macias, Rafael Castro-Triguero, Austin Downey, Simon Laflamme A. Meoni, Luigi Materazzi (2017), Static and Dynamic Strain Monitoring of Reinforced Concrete Components through Embedded Carbon-Nanotube Cement-Based Sensors, Shock and Vibration, 3648403, 11pp. pdf

[34] Liang Cao, Simon Laflamme (2017), Real-Time Variable Multi-Delay Controller for Multi-Hazard Mitigation, ASCE J. of Engineering Mechanics, 144(2). pdf

[33] Austin Downey, Antonella D'Alessandro, Filippo Ubertini, Simon Laflamme, Randall Geiger (2017), Biphasic DC measurement approach for enhanced measurement stability and multi-channel sampling of self-sensing multi-functional structural materials doped with carbon-based additives, Smart Materials and Structures, 26(6), 11pp. pdf

[32] Enrique Garcia-Macias, Austin Downey, Antonella D'Alessandro, Rafael Castro-Triguero, Simon Laflamme, Filippo Ubertini (2017), Enhanced Lumped Circuit Model for Smart Nanocomposite Cement-Based Sensors under Dynamic Compressive Loading Conditions, Sensors & Actuators A: Physical, 260, 45-57. pdf

[31] Austin Downey, Chao Hu, Simon Laflamme (2017), Optimal Sensor Placement within a Hybrid Dense Sensor Network using an Adaptive Genetic Algorithm with Learning Gene Pool, Structural Health Monitoring, published online. pdf

[30] Chao Liu, Yongqiang Gong, Simon Laflamme, Brent Phares, Soumik Sarkar (2016), Bridge Damage Detection using Spatiotemporal Patterns extracted from Dense Sensor Network, Measurement Science and Technology, (28)1, 014011. pdf

[29] Austin Downey, Simon Laflamme, Filippo Ubertini (2016), Reconstruction of In-Plane Strain Maps using Hybrid Dense Sensor Network composed of Sensing Skin, Measurement Science and Technology, (27)12, 124016. pdf

[28] Xiangxiong Kong, Caroline Bennett, William Collins, Simon Laflamme (2016), Numerical Simulation and Experimental Validation of a Large Area Capacitive Strain Sensor for Fatigue Crack Monitoring, Measurement Science and Technology, (27)12, 124009. pdf

[27] Liang Cao, Simon Laflamme, Douglas Taylor, James Ricles (2016), Simulations of a Variable Friction Device for Multi-Hazard Mitigation, ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, (142)12. pdf

[26] Venkatesh Chinde, Liang Cao, Umesh Vaidya, Simon Laflamme (2016), Damage Detection on Mesosurfaces using Distributed Sensor Network and Spectral Diffusion Maps, Measurement Science and Technology, (27)4, 045110. pdf

[25] Austin Downey, Liang Cao, Simon Laflamme, Douglas Taylor, James Ricles (2016), High Capacity Variable Friction Damper based on Band Brake Technology, Engineering Structures, 113, p. 287-298. pdf

[24] Simon Laflamme, Liang Cao, Eleni Chatzi, Filippo Ubertini (2015), Damage Detection and Localization from Dense Network of Strain Sensors, Shock and Vibration, article ID 819381. pdf

[23] Hussam Saleem, Austin Downey, Simon Laflamme, Matthias Kollosche, Filippo Ubertini (2015), Investigation of Dynamic Properties of a Novel Capacitive-Based Sensing Skin for Nondestructive Evaluation, Materials Evaluation 73(10), 1984-1991. pdf

[22] Antonella D'Alessandro, Filippo Ubertini, Simon Laflamme, Luigi Materazzi (2015), Toward Smart Concrete for Smart Cities: Recent Results and Future Applications of Strain Sensing Nanocomposites, Journal of Smart Cities 1(1), 3-14. pdf

[21] Filippo Ubertini, Gabriele Comanducci, Simon Laflamme (2015), A parametric study on reliability-based TMD design against bridge flutter, Journal of Vibration and Control, July 21, 1-17. pdf

[20] Liang Cao, Austin Downey, Simon Laflamme, Douglas Taylor, James Ricles (2015), Variable friction device for structural control based on duo-servo vehicle brake: modeling and experimental validation, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 348(21), 41-56. pdf

[19] Sari Kharroub, Chunhui Song, Simon Laflamme, Daji Qiao, Brent Phares, Jian Li (2015), Smart Sensing Skin for Detection and Localization of Fatigue Cracks, Smart Materials and Structures, 24, 065004. pdf

[18] Jingzhe Wu, Chunhui Song, Hussam Saleem, Austin Downey, Simon Laflamme (2015), Network of flexible capacitive strain gauges for reconstruction of surface strain, Measurement Science and Technology, 26, 055103. pdf

[17] Simon Laflamme (2015), Adaptive Structural Control using Dynamic Hyperspace, International Journal of Computational Method and Experimental Measurements, (3)1, 1-16. [16] Wei Zeng, Weixing Sun, Nicolas Bowler, Simon Laflamme (2015), Resistance-to-peel Strength of Adhesives for Elastomer-Carbon Black Composite used as Surface Sensing Membrane, International Journal of Adhesives and Adhesion, 58, 28-33. pdf

[15] Sari Kharroub, Simon Laflamme, Samy Madbouly, Filippo Ubertini (2015), Bio-Based Soft Elastomeric Capacitor for Structural Health Monitoring Applications, Structural Health Monitoring, 14(2), 158-167. pdf

[14] Antonella D'Alessandro, Filippo Ubertini, Luigi Materazzi, Simon Laflamme, Maurizio Porfini (2015), Electromechanical modelling of a new class of nanocomposite cement-based sensors for structural health monitoring, Structural Health Monitoring, 14(2), 137-147. pdf

[13] Heather Sauder, Partha Sarkar, Simon Laflamme (2014), Dynamic Load and Response Prediction of HAWT Blades for Health Monitoring Applications, JAWE Wind Engineering, 39(4), 347-349. pdf

[12] Hussam Saleem, Mahendra Thunga, Matthias Kollosche, Michael Kessler, Simon Laflamme (2014), Interfacial treatment effects on behavior of soft nano-composites for highly stretchable dielectrics, Polymer, 55(17), 4531-4537. pdf

[11] Simon Laflamme, Filippo Ubertini, Hussam Saleem, Antonella D'Alessandro, Austin Downey, Halil Ceylan, Luigi Materazzi (2014), Dynamic Characterization of a Soft Elastomeric Capacitor for Structural Health Monitoring, ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, published online. pdf

[10] Filippo Ubertini, Simon Laflamme, Halil Ceylan, Luigi Materazzi, Gianluca Cerni, Antonella D'Alessandro, Alessandro Corradini, (2014), Novel Nanocomposite Technologies for Dynamic Monitoring of Structures: a Comparison between Cement-Based Embeddable and Soft Elastomeric Surface Sensors, Smart Materials and Structures, 23(045023). pdf

[9] Filippo Ubertini, Luigi Materazzi, Antonella D'Alessandro, Simon Laflamme (2014), Natural frequencies identification of a reinforced concrete beam using carbon nanotube cement-based sensors, Engineering Structures, 23, 12pp. pdf

[8] Simon Laflamme, Hussam Saleem, Bharath Vasan, Randall Geiger, Degang Chen, Michael Kessler, & Krishna Rajan (2013), Soft Elastomeric Capacitor Network for Strain Sensing over Large Surfaces, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 18(6), 1647-1654. pdf

[7] Simon Laflamme, Matthias Kollosche, Jerome J. Connor, & Guggi Kofod (2013), Robust Flexible Capacitive Surface Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring Applications, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 139(7), 879-885. pdf

[6] Simon Laflamme, Jean-Jacques E. Slotine, & Jerome J. Connor (2012), Self-Organizing Input Space for Control of Structures, Smart Materials and Structures, 21 (115015) 1-46. pdf

[5] Simon Laflamme, Venkata D. Kollipara, Hussam S. Saleem & Randall Geiger (2012), Large-Scale Flexible Membrane for Automatic Strain Monitoring of Transportation Infrastructure, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, 5 (5) 343-346. pdf

[4] Simon Laflamme, Douglas Taylor, Mohamed Abdellaoui Maane, & Jerome J. Connor (2011), Modified Friction Device for Control of Large-Scale Systems, Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 19 (4), 548-564, 2012. pdf

[3] Matthias Kollosche, Hristiyan Stoyanov, Simon Laflamme, & Guggi Kofod (2011), Strongly Enhanced Sensitivity in Elastic Capacitive Strain Sensors, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 8292-8294. pdf

[2] Simon Laflamme, Jean-Jacques E. Slotine, & Jerome J. Connor (2011), Wavelet Network for Semi-Active Control, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 137 (7), 462-474. pdf

[1] Simon Laflamme, Matthias Kollosche, Jerome J. Connor, & Guggi Kofod (2010), Soft Capacitive Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring of Large-Scale Systems, Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 19 (1), 70-81, 2012. pdf

Theses


Simon Laflamme (2011), Control of Large-Scale Structures with Large Uncertainties, Ph.D thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. pdf


Simon Laflamme (2007), Online Learning Algorithm for Structural Control using Magnetorheological Actuators, Master of Engineering thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.