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Publications

PhD Thesis

L. Renson, Nonlinear Modal Analysis of Conservative and Nonconservative Aerospace Structures, University of Liege, 2014.


Journal Publications

  1. L. Renson, D.A.W. Barton, S.A. Neild. Experimental Tracking of Limit-point Bifurcations and Backbone Curves using Control-based Continuation, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos ,Vol. 27, No. 01, 1730002, 2017.
  2. G.I. Cirillo, A. Mauroy, L. Renson, G. Kerschen, R. Sepulchre. A spectral characterization of nonlinear normal modes, Journal of Sound and Vibration 377:284-301, 2016.
  3. L. Renson, A. Gonzalez-Buelga, D.A.W. Barton, S.A. Neild, Robust identification of backbone curves using control-based continuation, Journal of Sound and Vibration 367:145-158, 2016.
  4. L. Renson, G. Kerschen, B. Cochelin. Numerical Computation of Nonlinear Normal Modes in Mechanical Engineering, Journal of Sound and Vibration 364:177-206, 2016.
  5. J.P. Noël, L. Renson, C. Grappasonni, G. Kerschen. Identification of Nonlinear Normal Modes of Engineering Structures under Broadband Forcing, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 74:95-110, 2016.
  6. L. Renson, J.P. Noël, G. Kerschen. Complex dynamics of a nonlinear aerospace structure: numerical continuation and normal modes, Nonlinear Dynamics 79(2): 1293-1309, 2015.
  7. T. Detroux, L. Renson, L. Masset, G. Kerschen. The harmonic balance method for bifurcation analysis of large-scale nonlinear mechanical systems, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 296:18-38, 2015.
  8. R.J. Kuether, L. Renson, T. Detroux, C. Grappasonni, G. Kerschen, M. S. Allen. Nonlinear Normal Modes, Modal Interactions and Isolated Resonance Curves, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 351(0): 299-310, 2015.
  9. J.P. Noël, L. Renson, G. Kerschen. Complex dynamics of a nonlinear aerospace structure: experimental identification and modal interactions, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 333(12): 2588-2607, 2014.
  10. L. Renson, G. Deliége and G. Kerschen. An effective finite-element-based method for the computation of nonlinear normal modes of nonconservative systems, Meccanica, 49(8): 1901-1916, 2014.

Selected Conference Papers and Talks

  1. L. Renson, D.A. Ehrhardt, D.A.W. Barton, S.A. Neild, and J.E. Cooper. Connecting nonlinear normal modes to the forced response of a geometric nonlinear structure with closely spaced modes, Proceedings of the ISMA 2016 conference, Leuven, Belgium, 2016.
  2. L. Renson, D.A.W. Barton, S.A. Neild. Experimental analysis of a softening-hardening nonlinear oscillator using control-based continuation. Proceedings of the International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC) XXXIV, Orlando, USA, 2016.
  3. D.A.W. Barton, L. Renson. Control-based continuation: bifurcation and stability analysis for physical experiments. EquaDiff Conference, Lyon, 2015.
  4. L. Renson, J.P. Noel, G. Kerschen. Testing of a Spacecraft Structure with Non-Smooth Nonlinearities, SIAM Dynamical Systems Conference, Snowbird, 2015.
  5. R.J. Kuether, L. Renson, T. Detroux, C. Grappasonni, G. Kerschen, M. S. Allen. Prediction of Isolated Resonance Curves using Nonlinear Normal Modes. Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2015.
  6. M. Song, L. Renson, J.P. Noël, M. Babak, G. Kerschen. Nonlinear model updating by means of identified nonlinear normal modes. Presented at the Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Palo Alto (Stanford), 2015.
  7. C. Sombroek, L. Renson, P. Tiso, G. Kerschen. Bridging the gap between Nonlinear Normal Modes and Modal Derivatives. Proceedings of the International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC) XXXIII, 2015.
  8. L. Renson, J.P. Noël, G. Kerschen. Experimental evidence and numerical prediction of nonlinear modal interactions in a real-life aerospace structure. Proceedings of the ISMA 2014 conference, Leuven, Belgium, 2014.
  9. L. Renson, C. Touzé, G. Kerschen. Computation of damped nonlinear normal modes with internal resonances: a boundary value approach, Proceedings of the 8th European Nonlinear Dynamics Conference (ENOC 2014), 2014.
  10. L. Renson, J.P. Noël, G. Kerschen. Dynamics of a Strongly Nonlinear Spacecraft Structure Part II: Modal Analysis, Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials & Environmental Testing, 2014.
  11. T. Detroux, L. Renson, G. Kerschen. The harmonic balance method for advanced analysis and design of nonlinear mechanical systems. Proceedings of the SEM IMAC XXXII, 2014.
  12. L. Renson, G. Kerschen. Numerical computation of nonlinear normal modes of nonconservative systems. Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2013.
  13. L. Renson, G. Kerschen. A new computational method for nonlinear normal modes of nonconservative systems. Proceedings of the Euromech Colloquium n. 541, New Advances in the Nonlinear Dynamics and Control of Composites for Smart Engineering Design, 2013.
  14. L. Renson, G. Kerschen. Computation of nonlinear normal modes through continuation methods. Paper presented at International School and Workshop on Advanced Computational and Experimental Techniques in Nonlinear Dynamics, Cusco, Peru, 2013.
  15. J.P. Noël, L. Renson, G. Kerschen, B. Peeters, S. Manzato, J. Debille. Nonlinear dynamic analysis of an F-16 aircraft using GVT data. Proceedings of the International Forum on Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics, 2013.
  16. L. Renson, G. Deliège, G. Kerschen. Finite element computation of nonlinear normal modes of nonconservative systems. Proceedings of the ISMA 2012 conference, 2012.
  17. L. Renson, F. Blanc, C. Touzé, G. Kerschen. Transport Methods for the Numerical Computation of Nonlinear Normal Modes. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Localization, Energy Transfer and Nonlinear Normal Modes in Mechanics and Physics, Haifa, Israel, 2012.
  18. L. Renson, G. Kerschen. Comparison between a finite-element-based and a trajectory-based method for computing damped nonlinear normal modes. Paper presented at 5th International Conference on Localization, Energy Transfer and Nonlinear Normal Modes in Mechanics and Physics – NV2014, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014.