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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 & Tutorial Papers


Simon Laflamme & Filippo Ubertini (2019), Back-to-Basics: Self-Sensing Materials for Nondestructive Evaluation, Materials Evaluation. pdf

Jerome J. Connor, Simon Laflamme (2014) Structural Motion Engineering, Springer. pdf (draft) or buy on Amazon.com


Journals


[89] Michela Torti, Ilaria Venanzi, Simon Laflamme, Filippo Ubertini (2021), Life-Cycle Management Cost Analysis of Transportation Bridges equipped with Seismic Structural Health Monitoring Systems, Structural Health Monitoring. pdf

[88] Borke Birgin, Antonella D’Alessandro, Simon Laflamme, Filippo Ubertini (2021), Hybrid Carbon Microfibers-Graphite Fillers for Piezoresistive Cementitious Composites, Sensors. pdf

[87] Laura Micheli, Alice Alipour, Simon Laflamme (2021), Life-Cycle Cost Optimization of Wind-excited Tall Buildings using Surrogate Models, Design of Tall Buildings. pdf

[86] Meng Li, Sheng Shen, Vahid Barzegar, Mohammadkazem Sadoughi, Simon Laflamme, Chao Hu (2020), Kriging-Based Reliability Analysis Considering Predictive Uncertainty Reduction, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. pdf

[85] Yu Hui Liu, Meng Li, Austin Downey, Sheng Shen, Venkat Pavan Nemani, Hui Ye, Collette VanElzen, Gaurav Jain, Simon Laflamme, Chao Hu (2020), Physics-Based Prognostics of Implantable-Grade Lithium-Ion Battery for Remaining Useful Life Prediction, Journal of Power Sources, 485, 229327. pdf

[84] Jin Yan, Simon Laflamme, Premjeet Singh, Ayan Sadhu (2020), A Comparison of Time-Frequency Methods for Real-time Application to High-Rate Dynamic Systems, Vibration, 3(3), 204-216. pdf

[83] Liang Cao, Yongxiang Gong, Filippo Ubertini, Hao Wu, An Chen, Simon Laflamme (2020), Development and validation of a nonlinear dynamic model for tuned liquid multiple columns dampers, J. Sound and Vibration, 487, 115624. pdf

[82] Borke Birgin, Antonella D’Alessandro, Simon Laflamme, Filippo Ubertini (2020), Smart Graphite-Cement Composite for Roadway-Integrated Weigh-In-Motion Sensing, Sensors, 20(16), 4518. pdf

[81] Han Liu, Matthias Kollosche, Jin Yan, Eric Zellner, Sarah Bentil, Iris Rivero, Colin Wiersema, Simon Laflamme (2020), Numerical Investigation of Auxetic Textured Soft Strain Gauge for Monitoring Animal Skin, Sensors, 20(15), 4185. pdf

[80] Han Liu, Jin Yan, Matthias Kollosche, Sarah Bentil, Simon Laflamme (2020), Surface Textures for Stretchable Capacitive Strain Sensors, Smart Materials and Structures, 29, 105037. pdf

[79] Laura Micheli, Alice Alipour, Simon Laflamme (2020), Multi-Surrogate Models for Probabilistic Performance Assessment of Wind-Excited Tall
Buildings under Uncertainties, ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, 6(4). pdf

[78] Vahid Barzegar, Simon Laflamme, Downey, A., Li, M., Hu, C. (2020), Numerical Evaluation of a Novel Passive Variable Friction Damper for Vibration Mitigation, Engineering Structures, 220(1), 110920. pdf

[77] Laura Micheli, Simon Laflamme (2020), Kriging-Based Design for Robust High-Performance Control Systems (2020), ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, 6(4), featured as Editor's Choice. pdf

[76] Yongqiang Gong, Liang Cao, Simon Laflamme, James Ricles, Spencer Quiel, Douglas Taylor (2020), Numerical Validation of Variable Friction Cladding Connection for Multi-Hazard Mitigation, Journal of Vibration and Control, 0(0), 1-19. pdf

[75] Laura Micheli, Jonathan Hong, Simon Laflamme, Alice Alipour (2020), Surrogate Models for High-Performance Control Systems in Wind-excited Tall Buildings, Applied Soft Computing, 90, 106133. pdf

[74] Hasan Borke Birgin, Simon Laflamme, Antonella D'Alessandro, Enrique Garcia-Macias, Filippo Ubertini (2020), A Weigh-in-motion Characterization Algorithm for Smart Pavements based on Conductive Cementitious Materials, Sensors, 20(3): 659. pdf

[73] Jin Yan, Simon Laflamme, Leifur Leifson, An Chen (2020), Computational Framework for Dense Sensor Network Evaluation based on Model Assisted Probability of Detection, Materials Evaluation, 78(5), 573-583. pdf

[72] Simon Laflamme & Filippo Ubertini (2020), Back-to-Basics: Self-Sensing Materials for Nondestructive Evaluation, Materials Evaluation, 78(5). pdf

[71] Jin Yan, Austin Downey, An Chen, Simon Laflamme, Sammy Hassan (2019), Capacitance-Based Self-Sensing Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Polymer using Titania-Filled Epoxy, Composite Structures, 227, 111247. pdf

[70] Jonathan Hong, Jacob Dodson, Simon Laflamme, Austin Downey (2019), Transverse Vibration of Clamped-Pinned-Free Beam with Mass at Free End, Applied Science. pdf

[69] Laura Micheli, Liang Cao, Simon Laflamme, Alice Alipour (2019), Life Cycle Cost Evaluation Strategy for High Performance Control System under Uncertainties, ASCE J. Eng. Mech. pdf

[68] Yonghui An, Eleni Chatzi, Sung-Han Sim, Simon Laflamme (2019), B. Blachowski, Jinping Ou, J. Recent Progress and Future Trends on Vibration-Based Damage Identification Methods for Bridge Structures , Structural Health Monitoring and Control. pdf

[67] Austin Downey, Anna Laura Pisello, Elena Fortunati, Claudia Fabiani, F. Luzi, Luigi Torre, Filippo Ubertini, Simon Laflamme (2019), Durability and Weatherability of a Styrene-Ethylene-Butylene-Stere (SEBS) Block Copolymer-Based Sensing Skin for Civil Infrastructure Applications, Sensor and Actuator A. pdf

[66] Jin Yan, Austin Downey, Alessandro Cancelli, Simon Laflamme, An Chen, Jian Li, Filippo Ubertini (2019), Concrete crack detection and monitoring using a capacitive dense sensor array, Sensors. pdf

[65] Laura Micheli, Alice Alipour, Simon Laflamme, Partha Sarkar (2019), Performance-based design with life-cycle cost assessment for damping systems integrated in wind excited tall buildings, Engineering Structures. pdf

[64] Yongqiang Gong, Liang Cao, Simon Laflamme, James Ricles, Spencer Quiel, Douglas Taylor (2019), Variable Friction Cladding Connection for Seismic Mitigation, Engineering Structures, 189, 243-259. pdf

[63] Austin Downey, Connor Thiesen, Nicolas Anastasi, Heather Murphy, Simon Laflamme (2019), Cam-based passive variable friction device for structural control, Engineering Structures. pdf

[62] Yongqiang Gong, Liang Cao, Simon Laflamme, James Ricles, Spencer Quiel, Douglas Taylor (2019), Motion-Based Design Approach for a Novel Variable Friction Cladding Connection used in Wind Hazard Mitigation, Engineering Structures, 181, p.397-412. pdf

[61] Austin Downey, Jin Yan, Eric Zellner, Karl Kraus, Iris Rivero, Simon Laflamme (2019), Use of Flexible Sensor to Characterize Biomechanics of Canine Skin, BMC Veterinary Research. pdf

[60] Jonathan Hong, Simon Laflamme, Liang Cao, Bryan Joyce, Jacob Dodson (2018), Variable Input Observer for Nonstationary High Rate Dynamic Systems, Neural Computing and Applications. pdf

[59] Jong-Hyun Jeong, Jian Xu, Hongki Jo, Jian Li, Xiangxiong Kong, Simon Laflamme (2018), Development of Wireless Sensor Node Hardware for Large-Area Capacitive Strain Monitoring, Smart Materials and Structures, published online. pdf

[58] Alessandro Cancelli, Simon Laflamme, Alice Alipour, Sri Sritharan, Filippo Ubertini (2018), Vibration-based damage localization and quantification in a pretensioned concrete girder using stochastic subspace identification and particle swarm model updating, Structural Health Monitoring, published online. pdf

[57] Mohammad Sadoughi, Austin Downey, Jin Yan, Chao Hu, Simon Laflamme (2018), Reconstruction of Unidirectional Strain Maps via Iterative Signal Fusion for Mesoscale Structures Monitored by a Sensing Skin, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 112, p.401-416. pdf

[56] Austin Downey, Yu-Hui Lu, Chao Hu, Simon Laflamme, Shan Hu (2018), Physics-Based Prognositcs of Lithim-Ion Battery Using Non-linear Least Squares with Dynamic Bounds, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 182, p.1-12. pdf

[55] Austin Downey, Mohammad Sadoughi, Simon Laflamme, Chao Hu (2018), Incipient Damage Detection for Large Area Structures Monitored with a Network of Soft Elastomeric Capacitors using Relative Entropy, IEEE Sensors, 18(21). pdf

[54] Xiangxiong Kong, William Collins, Caroline Bennett, Simon Laflamme, Hongki Jo (2018), Sensing distortion-induced fatigue cracks in steel bridges with capacitive skin sensor arrays, Smart Materials and Structures, 27:115008. pdf

[53] Xiangxiong Kong, Caroline Bennett, William Collins, Simon Laflamme, Hongki Jo (2018), Thin-Film Sensor for Fatigue Crack Monitoring in Steel Bridges under Varying Crack Growth Rate and Random Traffic Load, ASCE J. Aerospace Engineering, 32(1):04018116. pdf

[52] Hao Wu, An Chen, Simon Laflamme (2018), Seismic Behavior of Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Wall Panels, Composite Structures, 203, p.300-309. pdf

[51] Simon Laflamme, David Eisenmann, Kejin Wang, Filippo Ubertini, Irvin Pinto, Akira DeMoss (2018), Smart Concrete for Enhanced Nondestructive Evaluation, Materials Evaluation, published online. 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, 94, p.191-202. 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). 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