Brian P Mann

Brian Mann

Jeffrey N. Vinik Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey N. Vinik Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
  • Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative
  • Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Contact Information

Education

  • D.Sc. Washington University, 2003
  • M.S. Washington University, 1999
  • B.S. University of Missouri at Columbia, 1996

Research Interests

Nonlinear dynamics and vibration utilizing analytical, numerical, and experimental techniques. Fundamental investigations of phenomenon and application areas where dynamical systems theory plays an important role.

Specialties

Structural Engineering
Chaos, Dynamics
Nonlinear Dynamics
Adaptive Structures
Vibration
Alternative Energy
Nonlinear Systems
Manufacturing

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • ASME Elected Fellow. ASME. 2013
  • Philip E Doak Award . Journal of Sound and Vibration. 2013
  • ONR Young Investigator Program Award. Office of Naval Research. 2008
  • SAE Ralph Teetor Award. Society of Automotive Engineers. 2007
  • NSF CAREER Award. National Science Foundation. 2003

Courses Taught

  • EGR 244L: Dynamics
  • ME 391: Undergraduate Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 392: Undergraduate Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 491: Special Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 492: Special Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 494: Engineering Undergraduate Fellows Projects
  • ME 555: Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 758S: Curricular Practical Training
  • ME 759: Special Readings in Mechanical Engineering

Representative Publications

  • Land, S; McGuire, P; Bumb, N; Mann, BP; Yellen, BB, Electromagnetic braking revisited with a magnetic point dipole model, American journal of physics, vol 84 no. 4 (2016), pp. 257-262 [10.1119/1.4941099] [abs].
  • Gourc, E; Seguy, S; Michon, G; Berlioz, A; Mann, BP, Quenching chatter instability in turning process with a vibro-impact nonlinear energy sink, Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol 355 (2015), pp. 392-406 [10.1016/j.jsv.2015.06.025] [abs].
  • Mazzoleni, MJ; Krone, MB; Mann, BP, Dynamics of Rocking Semicircular, Parabolic, and Semi-Elliptical Disks: Equilibria, Stability, and Natural Frequencies, Journal of Vibration, Acoustics, Stress, and Reliability in Design, vol 137 no. 4 (2015), pp. 041017-041017 [10.1115/1.4030169] [abs].
  • Lipp, GM; Mann, BP, Analysis of stability differences in road and time trial bicycles with instantaneous and delayed control, Sports Engineering, vol 18 no. 2 (2015), pp. 67-78 [10.1007/s12283-014-0169-8] [abs].
  • Gourc, E; Seguy, S; Michon, G; Berlioz, A; Mann, BP, Quenching chatter instability in turning process with a vibro-impact nonlinear energy sink, Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol 355 (2015), pp. 392-406 [10.1016/j.jsv.2015.06.025] [abs].