Some good news on a day of otherwise drearyness. An accepted journal paper! Based on the work of Pad Dumond as part of his PhD thesis and about the effects of a scalloped brace on the modeshapes of a brace-plate system. Full citation is: P.Dumond and N. Baddour, Effects of using a scalloped and rectangular brace on the modeshapes of a brace-plate system, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 1-8, 2012. You can read it online.
December 12, 2012
Paper accepted and published!