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Journal Articles

  • Gomez, J. C., Bryant, M., and Garcia, E., "Unsteady Aerodynamics in Ornithopter Flight," Journal of Aircraft (In Review).

  • Schlichting, A., and Garcia, E., "A self-reliant avian bio-logger: energy storage considerations," Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2013.

  • Tiwari, R., Buch, N., and Garcia, E., "Energy balance for peak detection method in piezoelectric energy harvester," Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, (in Print)

  • Schlichting, A., Fink, E., and Garcia, E., "A low-loss hybrid rectification technique for piezoelectric energy harvesting," Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 22, No. 9, 2013.

  • Shafer, M., and Garcia, E., "The power and efficiency limits of piezoelectric energy harvesting," J. Vibrations and Acoustics (in Review).

  • Tiwari, R., Ryoo, K., Schlichting, A., and Garcia, E., "Extremely low-loss rectification methodology for low-power vibration energy harvesters," Smart. Mater. Struct. Fast Track, Vol. 22, No. 062001, pg. 1-8, 2013.

  • Bryant, M., Gomez, J.C., and Garcia, E., "Reduced-order aerodynamic modeling of flapping wing energy harvesting at low Reynolds number," AIAA Journal, Vol. 51, No. 12, 2013.

  • Dietl, J. M. and Garcia, E., "Ornithopter optimal trajectory control," Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol. 26, No. 1, pg. 192-199, 2013.

  • Schlichting, A., Tiwari, R., and Garcia, E., "Passive Multi-Source Energy Harvesting Schemes," Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 23, No. 17, pg. 1921-1935, 2012.

  • Reissman, T., Park, J.S., and Garcia, E., "Multilayer, Stacked Spiral Copper Inductors on Silicon with Micro-Henry Inductance Using Single-Level Lithography," Journal of Active and Passive Electric Components, Vol. 2012, 871620, 2012.

  • Shafer, M., Bryant, M., and Garcia, E., "Designing maximum power output into piezoelectric energy harvesters," Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 21, No. 8, 2012.

  • Bryant, M., Mahtani, R. L., and Garcia, E., "Wake Synergies Enhance Performance in Aeroelastic Vibration Energy Harvesting," Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 23, No. 10, pp. 1131-1141, 2012.

  • Tiwari, R., Meller, M.A., Wajcs, K.B., Moses, C., Reveles, I., and Garcia, E., "Hydraulic Actuated Muscles," Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 301-312, 2012.

  • Cuji, E. and Garcia, E., "Analysis of Turning Performance of Symmetric and Asymmetric V-Shape Moprhing Wings," J. International Review of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 1-11, 2011.

  • Wickenheiser, A. M. and Garcia, E., "Extended Nonlinear Lifting-Line Method for Aerodynamic Modeling of Reconfigurable Aircraft," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 48, No. 5, pp. 1812-1817, 2011.

  • Gomez, J.C., and Garcia, E., "Morphing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles" Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 20, No. 103001, 2011.

  • Bryant, M., Wolff, E., and Garcia, E. "Aeroelastic Flutter Energy Harvester Design: The Sensitivity of the Driving Instability to System Parameters," Smart Materials and Structures, 20: 125017, 2011.

  • Tiwari, R. and Garcia, E., "State of understanding of ionic polymer metal composite architecture: a review," Smart Materials and Structures, Vol 20, 2011, 083001.

  • Dietl, J. M., Herrmann, T. A., Reich, G., and Garcia, E., "Dynamic Modeling, Testing, and Stability Analysis of an Ornithoptic Blimp," Journal of Bionic Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 4. pp. 375-386, 2011.

  • Dietl, J. M. and Garcia, E., "Ornithopter Control with Periodic Infinite Horizon Controllers," Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 1412-1422, 2011.

  • Bryant, M., and Garcia, E. "Modeling and testing of a novel aeroelastic flutter energy harvester," Journal of Vibrations and Acoustics, Vol. 133, No. 1, 2011, 011010.

  • Manzo, J. and Garcia, E., "Demonstration of an in situ morphing hyperelliptical cambered span wing mechanism," Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 19, No. 025012, 2010.

  • Wickenheiser, A. M. and Garcia, E., "Power Optimization of Vibration Energy Harvesters Utilizing Passive and Active Circuits," Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 21, No. 13, pp. 1343-1361, 2010.

  • Wickenheiser, A. M. and Garcia, E., "Broadband Vibration-Based Energy Harvesting Improvement Through Frequency Up-Conversion by Magnetic Rectification," Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 19, No. 6, 065020, 2010.

  • Wickenheiser, A. M., Reissman, T., Wu, W. J., and Garcia, E. "Modeling the Effects of Electromechanical Coupling on Energy Storage Through Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting," ASME/IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 400-411, 2010.

  • Dietl, J. M., Wickenheiser, A. M., and Garcia, E. "A Timoshenko beam model for cantilevered piezoelectric energy harvesters," Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 19, No. 5, 2010, pp. 055018.

  • Dietl, J. M. and Garcia, E. "Beam Shape Optimization for Power Harvesting," Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 21, No. 6, 2010, pp. 633-646.

  • Leylek, E., Manzo, J. and Garcia, E. "Bat-Inspired Wing Aerodynamics and Optimization," Journal of Aircraft Vol. 47, No. 1, 2010, pp. 323-328.

  • Manzo, J. and Garcia, E. "Analysis and Optimization of the Active Rigidity Joint," Smart Materials and Structures Vol. 18, No. 12, 2009, 125020.

  • Wu, W., Wickenheiser, A., Reissman, T. and Garcia, E. "Modeling and Experimental Verification of Synchronized Discharging Techniques for Boosting Power Harvesting from Piezoelectric Transducers," Smart Materials and Structures Vol. 18, No. 5, 2009, 055012.

  • Wickenheiser, A. and Garcia, E. "Conceptual Design Considerations for Microwave- and Solar-Powered Fuel-less Aircraft," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 46, No. 2, 2009, pp. 510-519.

  • Lobontiu, N., Ilic, B., Reissman, T., Garcia, E., Nam, Y. and Craighead, H. G. "Modeling, Design and Experimental Characterization of Bending Resonant Circular Nano Cantilevers," Journal of Micro and Nanosystems Vol. 1, No. 1, 2009, pp. 22-29.

  • Manzo, J. and Garcia, E. "Methodology for a Tri-Phase Smart Joint Design," Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2009, pp. 311-327.

  • Miller, I., Campbell, M., Huttenlocher, D., Kline, F-R., Nathan, A., Lupashin, S., Catlin, J., Schimpf, B., Moran, P., Zych, N., Garcia, E., Kurdziel, M., Fujishima, H. "Team Cornell’s Skynet: Robust Planning and Perception in an Urban Environment." Journal of Field Robotics Vol. 25, No. 8, 2008, pp. 493–527.

  • Wickenheiser, A. and Garcia, E. "Optimization of Perching Maneuvers Through Vehicle Morphing," Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2008, pp. 815-823.

  • Dietl, J. and Garcia, E. "Stability in Ornithopter Longitudinal Flight Dynamics," Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2008, pp. 1157-1162.

  • Wickenheiser, A. and Garcia, E. "Aerodynamic Modeling of Morphing Wings Using an Extended Lifting-Line Analysis," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2007, pp. 10-16.

  • Miller, I., Garcia, E. and Campbell, M. "To Drive Is Human," Computer, Dec. 2006, pp. 52-56.

  • Wickenheiser, A. and Garcia, E. "Longitudinal Dynamics of a Perching Aircraft," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 43, No. 5, 2006, pp. 1386-1392.

  • Alcazar, J. A. and Garcia, E. "Parametric Analysis for Modeling and Simulation of Stochastic Behavior in the Predator-Prey Pursuit Domain," Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, Vol. 82, No. 12, 2006, pp. 827-840.

  • Miller, I., Lupashin, S., Zych, N., Moran, P., Schimpf, B., Nathan, A. and Garcia, E. "Cornell University's 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge Entry," Journal of Field Robotics, Vol. 23, No. 7, 2006, pp. 625-652.

  • Lobontiu, N., Ilic, B., Garcia, E. Reissman, T., and Craighead, H.G. "Modeling of Nanofabricated Paddle Bridges for Resonant Sensing," Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 77, No. 7, 2006, pp. 3301-3309.

  • Garcia, G., Nam, Y. and Lobontiu, N. "Design, Modeling, and Initial Experiments on Microscale Amplification Device," Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 16, No. 12, 2005, pp. 1039-1049.

  • Lobontiu, N., and Garcia, E. "Circular-Hinge Line Element for Finite Element Analysis of Compliant Mechanisms," ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 127, No. 4, 2005, pp. 766-773.

  • Lobontiu, N., Garcia, E., Hardau, M. and Bal, N. "Stiffness Characterization of Corner-Filleted Flexure Hinges," Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 75, No. 11, 2004, pp. 4896-4905.

  • Lobontiu, N. and Garcia, E. "Static Response of Planar Compliant Devices with Small-Deformation Flexure Hinges," Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2004, pp. 459-490.

  • Garcia, E. and Lobontiu, N. "Induced-Strain Multimorph Static Model for Microscale Sensory-Actuation Design," Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 13, 2004, pp. 725-732.

  • Lobontiu, N. and Garcia, E. "Two Microcantilever Designs: Modeling for Static Deflection and Modal Analysis," Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2004, pp. 41-50.

  • Lobontiu, N. and Garcia, E. "Lumped-Parameter Inertia Model for Flexure Hinges," Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2004, pp. 73-99.

  • Lobontiu, N., Garcia, E. and Canfield, S. "Torsional Stiffness of Several Variable Cross-Section Flexure Hinges for Macro-Scale and MEMS Applications," Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2004, pp. 12-19.

  • Lobontiu, N. and Garcia, E. "Analytical Model of Displacement Amplification and Stiffness Optimization for a Class of Flexure-Based Compliant Mechanisms," Computers and Structures, Vol. 81, No. 32, 2003, pp. 2797-2810.

  • Lobontiu, N. and Garcia, E. "Two-axis Flexure Hinges with Axially-collocated and Symmetric Notches," Computers and Structures, Vol. 81, No. 13, 2003, pp. 1329-1341.