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Mechanical modeling of the bandgap response of tensegrity metamaterials

Amendola, Ada and Krushynska, Anastasiia and De Piano, Mariella and Daraio, Chiara and Pugno, Nicola M. and Fraternali, Fernando (2019) Mechanical modeling of the bandgap response of tensegrity metamaterials. In: International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.2116. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, Art. No. 260010. ISBN 978-0-7354-1854-7.

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We investigate the acoustic band structure of tensegrity mass-spring chains as a function of the applied, local and global states of prestress. We first study the bandgap response of linear monoatomic chains, which show lumped masses connected to tensegrity prisms acting as mechanical springs. Next, we present a numerical study on the nonlinear wave dynamics of the examined systems in the geometrically nonlinear regime that is induced by the presence of moderately large relative displacements between the lumped masses. Such a study confirms the results of the linear analysis in the case of an elastically hardening system.

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Amendola, Ada0000-0002-2562-881X
Krushynska, Anastasiia0000-0003-3259-2592
Daraio, Chiara0000-0001-5296-4440
Pugno, Nicola M.0000-0003-2136-2396
Fraternali, Fernando0000-0002-7549-6405
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Issue or Number:2116
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Official Citation:Mechanical modeling of the bandgap response of tensegrity metamaterials. Ada Amendola, Anastasiia Krushynska, Mariella De Piano, Chiara Daraio, Nicola M. Pugno, and Fernando Fraternali. AIP Conference Proceedings 2116:1; doi: 10.1063/1.5114261
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