The group manages three separate laboratories: the Materials Damping Laboratory, the Materials Characterisation Laboratory and the JONAS Laboratory. These are fully equipped with state-of-the-art dynamic and material testing, acoustic emission and ultrasonic wave equipment for conducting research and providing consultancy services to industrial customers.


Areas of Research

The group conducts research into vibrations and the dynamics of structures. The main areas of research are: nonlinear dynamics, structural health monitoring, active and passive vibration control and smart materials and structures.

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Dynamic Group

The Dynamics Research Group in Sheffield currently numbers 55 members: 18 permanent Academic Staff, 6 researchers of postdoctoral or equivalent status and 31 PhD students plus support staff.