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Brian Feeny

Brian Feeny

Brian Feeny

Professor

Biography

Brian Feeny's research interests are in dynamics and vibration, with current activities in nonlinear dynamics, chaos, proper orthogonal decomposition, friction dynamics, waves, and system identification. Some current applications include windmill blade dynamics, vibrations of sports equipment and power tools, vibration absorbers, and bio-locomotion.

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Awards
MSU Withrow Teaching Excellence Award in Mechanical Engineering
Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics (2006-2012)
Chair, ASME Technical Committee on Vibration and Sound (2010-2012)
NSF CAREER Award (1996-2000)
Education
Ph.D., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University 1990
M.S., Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1986
B.S., Engineering Mechanics, University of Wisconsin 1984
Publications
S. Panigrahi, B. F. Feeny, and A. R. Diaz, 2014, “Degenerate ‘star’ bifurcations in a twinkling oscillator,” Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, accepted.
B. J. Vidmar, S. W. Shaw, B. F. Feeny, and B. K. Geist, 2013, “Nonlinear interactions of multiple order centrifugal pendulum vibration absorbers,” Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 135 (6) 061012 (9 pages).
B. F. Feeny, P. W. Sternberg, C. J. Cronin, and C. A. Coppola, 2013, “Complex orthogonal decomposition applied to nematode posturing,” Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, 8 (4) 041010 (8 pages).
B. F. Feeny, 2013, “Complex modal decomposition for estimating wave properties in one-dimensional media,” Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 135 (3) 031010 (8 pages).
B. F. Feeny and A. K. Feeny, 2013, “Complex modal analysis of the swimming motion of a whiting,” Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 135 (2) 021004 (8 pages).
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