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Eric Mockensturm

Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

157C Hammond Building

emm10@psu.edu

814-863-0736

Research Areas:

Mechanical Sciences

Interest Areas:

Continuous/distributed system dynamics, stability, continuum mechanics, nonlinear vibrations, multi-scale modeling, nano-mechanics.

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Book, Chapter

  • N. Goulborne, M. Frecker and Eric M Mockensturm, 2007, Modeling of dielectric elastomer diaphragms

Conference Proceeding

  • James Bluman, Matthew Rowland and Eric M Mockensturm, 2010, "Closing the homework feedback loop, an alternative approach to homework grading", 2010 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)
  • G. Hayes, N. Antolino, M. Frecker, C. Muhlstein, Eric M Mockensturm and J. Adair, 2006, "Processing of sub-500 micron scale ceramic parts for surgical applications", Proceedings Materials Science and Technology Conference
  • N. Antolino, G. Hayes, J. Adair, C. Muhlstein, M. Frecker and Eric M Mockensturm, 2006, "Ceramic nanocolloids for medical applications: Meso-scale surgical instrument fabrication, drug delivery and bio-imaging", Proceedings International Conference on the Characterization and Control of Interfaces
  • R. Balaji and Eric M Mockensturm, 2006, "The mechanics of rotating wound rolls", ASME IMECE
  • Eric M Mockensturm, N. Goulborne and M. Frecker, 2005, "Dynamic actuation of electro-elastic spherical membranes using dielectric elastomers", ASME IMECE
  • Eric M Mockensturm and A. Mahdavi, 2005, "Van der Waals' Elastica", ASME IMECE
  • R. Balaji and Eric M Mockensturm, 2004, "Dynamic analysis of a front-end accessory drive with a decoupler/isolator", 2004 ASME IMECE
  • A. Mahdavi and Eric M Mockensturm, 2004, "Continuum modeling approaches for the deformation of carbon nanostructures", 2004 ASME IMECE
  • Eric M Mockensturm and N. Goulbourne, 2004, "Dynamic response of dielectric elastomers", ASME IMECE 2004
  • J. Jiang and Eric M Mockensturm, 2003, "A novel motion amplifier using an axially driven buckling beam", ASME IMECE 2003
  • E. Yang, Eric M Mockensturm and M. Frecker, 2003, "Large electroelastic deformation of a dielectric elastomer annulus", ASME IMECE 2003
  • Eric M Mockensturm, J. Frank, G. Koopmann and G. Lesieutre, 2001, "Optimization of a resonant bimorph actuator drive", Proceedings of the ASME 2001 Design Engineering Technical Conferences
  • Eric M Mockensturm, 1999, "Free response of twisted plates", Proceedings of the 1999 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
  • Eric M Mockensturm and C. D. Mote, 1997, "Translating webs with roller misalignment: Model and equilibrium", Proceedings of the 1997 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
  • C. D. Mote and Eric M Mockensturm, 1997, "The wide world of translating webs", Proceedings of the 1997 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference

Journal Article

  • O. Shklyaev, Eric M Mockensturm and V. Crespi, 2013, "Theory of carbomorph cycles", Physical Review Letters, 110
  • O. Shklyaev, Eric M Mockensturm and V. Crespi, 2011, "Modeling electrostatically induced collapse transitions in carbon nanotubes", Physical Review Letters, 106, pp. 155501
  • N. E. Antolino, G. Hayes, R. Kirkpatrick, C. L. Muhlstein, M. I. Frecker, Eric M Mockensturm and J. H. Adair, 2009, "Lost mold rapid infiltration forming of mesoscale ceramics: Part 1, fabrication", Journal of the American Ceramics Society, 92, (1), pp. S63-S69
  • Eric M Mockensturm, 2009, "Lost mold-rapid infiltration forming of mesoscale ceramics: Part 2, geometry and strength improvements", Journal of the American Ceramics Society, 92, (1), pp. S70-S78
  • C. Nisoli, P. Lammert, Eric M Mockensturm and V. Crespi, 2007, "Carbon nanostructures as an electromechanical bicontinuum", Physical Review Letters, 99, pp. 045501
  • N. Goulborne, Eric M Mockensturm and M. Frecker, 2007, "Electro-elastomers: Large deformation analysis of silicone membranes", International Journal of Solids and Structures, 44, (9), pp. 2609-2626
  • C. Nisoli, P. Lammert, Eric M Mockensturm and V. Crespi, 2007, "The graphenic bicontinuum provides a unified analytical treatment of lattice dynamicsand electro-mechanical coupling in graphene and carbon nanotubes", arXiv: Condensed Matter: Material Science
  • A. Mahdavi, R. Balaji, M. Frecker and Eric M Mockensturm, 2006, "Topology optimization of 2D domains for minimum compliance using parallel processing", Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization
  • Jie Jang and Eric M Mockensturm, 2006, "A motion amplifier using an axially driven buckling beam: Design and experiments", Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Jie Jiang and Eric M Mockensturm, 2006, "A motion amplifier using an axially driven buckling beam: Modeling and analysis", Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Eric M Mockensturm and N. Goulbourne, 2006, "Dynamic response of dielectric elastomers", International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 41, pp. 388-395
  • J. Guo and Eric M Mockensturm, 2005, "Nonlinear vibration of parametrically excited, viscoelastic, axially moving strings", ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 72, pp. 374-380
  • Eric M Mockensturm and R. Balaji, 2005, "Piece-wise linear dynamic systems with one-way clutches", ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 127, pp. 475-482
  • N. Goulborne, Eric M Mockensturm and M. Frecker, 2005, "A nonlinear model for dielectric elastomer membranes", ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 72, pp. 899-906
  • R. Balaji and Eric M Mockensturm, 2005, "Dynamic analysis of a front-end accessory drive with a decoupler/isolator", International Journal of Vehicle Design, 39, pp. 208-231
  • G. Lesieutre, J. Loverich, G. Koopmann and Eric M Mockensturm, 2004, "Enhancement of mechanical work output of an active material using a non-linear motion transmission mechanism", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 15, pp. 49-58
  • J. E. Frank, Eric M Mockensturm, G. H. Koopmann, G. A. Lesieutre, W. Chen and J. Y. Loverich, 2003, "Modeling and design optimization of a bimorph-driven rotary motor", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 14, pp. 217-227
  • Eric M Mockensturm, 2001, "The elastic stability of twisted plates", Journal of Applied Mechanics, 68, (4), pp. 561-567
  • Eric M Mockensturm and C. D. Mote, 2001, "Free response of twisted plates with fixed support separation", Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 123, (2), pp. 175-180
  • Eric M Mockensturm and C. D. Mote, 1999, "Steady motions of translating, twisted webs", International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 34, (2), pp. 247-257
  • E. Serina, Eric M Mockensturm, C. D. Mote and D. Rempel, 1998, "A structural model of the forced compression of the fingertip pulp", Journal of Biomechanics, 31, (7), pp. 639-646
  • Eric M Mockensturm, N. Perkins and A. G. Ulsoy, 1996, "Stability and limit cycles of parametrically excited, axially moving strings", Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 118, (3), pp. 346-351

Manuscript

  • O. Shklyaev, Eric M Mockensturm, M. Cole and V. Crespi, 2014, "Theory of electrocaloric effect in a shape-changing container: Gas in a nanotube", Physical Review Letters, 113, pp. 5
  • N. Goulborne, M. Frecker and Eric M Mockensturm, , "Modeling dielectric elastomer membranes", Electroactive Polymers

Other

  • A. Mahdavi and Eric M Mockensturm, 2007, "On the large elastic deformations of carbon nanocones"
  • E. Yang, M. Frecker and Eric M Mockensturm, 2006, "Finite element and experimental analyses of non-axisymmetric dielectric elastomer actuators"
  • J. T. Szefi, Eric M Mockensturm, E. C. Smith, K. W. Wang, P. Rehrig and L. Centolanzq, 2006, "Development of a novel high authority piezoelectric actuator for rotor blades with trailing edge flaps"
  • A. Mahdavi and Eric M Mockensturm, 2006, "A rigorous finite element study on the mechanical properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes"
  • A. Mahdavi and Eric M Mockensturm, 2006, "On the large elastic deformation and stability of carbon nanocones"
  • N. Goulbourne, M. Frecker and Eric M Mockensturm, 2005, "Quasi-static and dynamic inflation of a dielectric elastomer membrane actuator"
  • K. Pope, A. Tews, M. Frecker, Eric M Mockensturm, N. Goulbourne and A. Snyder, 2004, "Dielectric elastomer laminates for active membrane pump applications"
  • E. Yang, M. Frecker and Eric M Mockensturm, 2004, "Mathematical model of a dielectric elastomer annulus actuator undergoing large quasi-static deformation"
  • N. Goulbourne, Eric M Mockensturm and M. Frecker, 2004, "Electro-elastic modeling of a dielectric membrane for a prosthetic blood pump"
  • J. Jiang and Eric M Mockensturm, 2003, "Nonlinear dynamics of a buckling beam actuator"
  • N. Goulbourne, Eric M Mockensturm and M. Frecker, 2003, "Modeling of a dielectric elastomer diaphragm for a prosthetic blood pump"
  • Eric M Mockensturm, G. Koopmann, J. Frank and G. Lesieutre, 2002, "Design and optimization of a bimorph actuator drive with a one-way clutch"
  • J. Loverich, Eric M Mockensturm, G. Koopmann and G. Lesieutre, 2002, "A new mechanically ratcheting piezoelectric motor for high power applications"
  • N. Goulborne, Eric M Mockensturm, M. Frecker and A. Snyder, 2002, "Modeling of a dielectric elastomer diaphragm for a prosthetic blood pump"
  • Eric M Mockensturm and J. Jiang, 2002, "Active structures using buckling beam actuators"
  • J. Woods-Vedeler, R. Pappa, T. Jones, R. Spellman, W. Scott and Eric M Mockensturm, 2002, "Concept definition study for in-space structural characterization of a lightweight solar array"
  • G. Lesieutre, J. Loverich, G. Koopmann and Eric M Mockensturm, 2002, "Enhancing the mechanical work output of a piezo-stack by using a non-linear motion transmission mechanism"
  • Eric M Mockensturm, R. Pappa, J. Woods-Vedeler and M. O'Neill, 2002, "Static and dynamic analysis of stretched membrane lenses for lightweight space solar arrays"
  • Eric M Mockensturm, J. Frank, G. Koopmann and G. Lesieutre, 2001, "Modeling and simulation of a resonant bimorph actuator drive"
  • G. Lesieutre, G. Koopmann, Eric M Mockensturm, J. Frank and W. Chen, 2001, "Resonant bimorph driven, high-torque piezoelectric rotary sotor"
  • G. Lesieutre, G. Koopmann, Eric M Mockensturm, J. Loverich and D. Ericson, 2001, "Mechanically-ratcheting piezoelectric motors"
  • G. A. Lesieutre, G. H. Koopmann, Eric M Mockensturm, J. B. Frank and W. Chen, 2001, "Mechanical diode based, high-torque piezoelectric rotary motor"
  • Eric M Mockensturm, 2000, "Design and performance of a resonant roller wedge actuator"
  • J. Frank, Eric M Mockensturm, W. Chen, G. Koopmann and G. Lesieutre, 1999, "Roller-wedgeworm: A piezoelectrically-driven rotary motor"

Part of Book

  • Eric M Mockensturm and R. Benson, 2004, Mechanics and tribology of flexible media in information processing system, CRC Press
  • C. D. Mote and Eric M Mockensturm, 1998, Why wide webs wrinkle, Springer-Verlag, pp. 267-283

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