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


Selected Journal Articles


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

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

Simon Laflamme (2015), Network of flexible capacitive strain gauges for reconstruction of surface strain, Measurement Science and Technology, 26, 055103. pdf

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.