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The effect of corrugated skins on aerodynamic performance (2014)
Journal Article
Friswell, M. I., Xia, Y., Bilgen, O., & Friswell, M. (2014). The effect of corrugated skins on aerodynamic performance. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 25(7), 786-794. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X14521874

Corrugated skins provide a good solution to morphing wings due to their highly anisotropic behavior. If the low stiffness corrugation plane is aligned in the chordwise direction, the airfoil shape change is possible. In contrast to the traditional sm... Read More about The effect of corrugated skins on aerodynamic performance.

Efficient solution of the fuzzy eigenvalue problem in structural dynamics (2014)
Journal Article
Friswell, M., Xia, Y., & Friswell, M. (2014). Efficient solution of the fuzzy eigenvalue problem in structural dynamics. Engineering Computations, 31(5), 864-878. https://doi.org/10.1108/EC-02-2013-0052

© Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose - Many analysis and design problems in engineering and science involve uncertainty to varying degrees. This paper is concerned with the structural vibration problem involving uncertain material or geometric... Read More about Efficient solution of the fuzzy eigenvalue problem in structural dynamics.

Variable stiffness biological and bio-inspired materials (2013)
Journal Article
Friswell, M. I., Saavedra Flores, E. I., Friswell, M., & Xia, Y. (2013). Variable stiffness biological and bio-inspired materials. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 24(5), 529-540. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X12461722

This article reviews the main mechanisms of stiffness variation typically found in nature. The temporal changes in stiffness may be fully or partially reversible, or completely irreversible, and can be very slow or fast in time depending on the strat... Read More about Variable stiffness biological and bio-inspired materials.