Sunday, May 18

10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Chair: Marian Wiercigroch, University of Aberdeen, Kings College, United Kingdom Superior A - Level C

Applied Mechanics

10:00 Forced Oscillations of a Discretely Supported Nonlinear String Using Nonsmooth Transformations
Gary Salenger and Alexander F. Vakakis, University of Illinois, Urbana
10:20 Homoclinic Orbits and Localized Buckling of Cylindrical Shells
Gabriel J. Lord and Alan R. Champneys, University of Bristol, United Kingdom; and Giles W. Hunt, University of Bath, United Kingdom
10:40 Stochastic Effect on Chaotic Dynamics of Cutting Process
Marian Wiercigroch, University of Aberdeen, Kings College, United Kingdom; and Alexander H-D. Cheng, University of Delaware
11:00 Dynamical Friction Modeling
Harry Dankowicz, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
11:20 Critical Behaviour in the Torsional Buckling of Anisotropic Rods
G. H. M. van der Heijden and J. M. T. Thompson, University College London, United Kingdom
11:40 Graph Theoretic Implications for Piecewise Linear Systems of Arbitrary Dimension
John Hogan and Martin Homer, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

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