Journal Papers

  • Taghipour, J., Zhang, J.,Shaw, A. D.,Friswell, M. I., Gu, H. and Wang, C. Resonant Passive Energy Balancing of Morphing Helicopter Blades with Bend-Twist Coupling. Nonlinear Dynamics, Accepted. PDF
  • Gu, H., Amoozgar, M., Shaw, A. D., Zhang, J., Wang, C., and Friswell, M. I. Experimental study of lag-twist coupling concept for rotor blade application. Composite Structures, 275 (2021) , 114417. PDF
  • Zhang, J., Shaw, A.D., Wang, C., Gu, H., Amoozgar, M.R. and Friswell, M.I., Woods B.K.S. Aeroelastic Model and Analysis of an Active Camber Morphing Wing. Aerospace Science and Technology, 111 (2021), 106534. PDF
  • Zhang, J., Wang, C., Shaw, A.D., Amoozgar, M.R. and Friswell, M.I. Passive energy balancing design for a linear actuated morphing wingtip structure. Aerospace Science and Technology, 107 (2020), 106279. PDF
  • Gu, H., Shaw, A. D., Amoozgar, M., Zhang, J., Wang, C., & Friswell, M. I. Twist morphing of a composite rotor blade using a novel metamaterial. Composite Structures, 254 (2020), 112855. PDF
  • Zhang, J., Shaw, A.D., Amoozgar, M.R., Friswell, M.I. and Woods B.K.S. Bidirectional Spiral Pulley Negative Stiffness Mechanism for Passive Energy Balancing. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 11(5), p. 054502. PDF
  • Amoozgar, M.R., Shaw, A.D., Zhang, J., Wang, C and Friswell, M.I. Lag-twist coupling sensitivity and design for a composite blade cross-section with D-spar. Aerospace Science and Technology, 91(2019),pp. 539-547. PDF
  • Amoozgar, M.R., Shaw, A.D., Zhang, J. and Friswell, M.I. The effect of a movable mass on the aeroelastic stability of composite hingeless rotor blades in hover. Journal of Fluids and Structures. 87(2019), pp. 124–136. PDF
  • Zhang, J., Wu Z., Zhang, C., Hao, L., Nie, R. and Qiu, J. Nonlinear dynamics of shape memory alloys actuated bistable beams. Smart materials and structures. 28(5). PDF
  • Amoozgar, M.R., Shaw, A.D., Zhang, J. and Friswell, M.I. Composite Blade Twist Modification by Using a Moving Mass and Stiffness Tailoring. AIAA Journal, 57(10), 4218-4225. PDF
  • Zhang J., Shaw, A.D., Amoozgar, M.R., Friswell, M.I. and Woods B.K.S. Bidirectional Torsional Negative Stiffness Mechanism for Energy Balancing Systems. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 131(2019), pp. 261-277. PDF
  • Zhang, J., Zhang, C., Hao, L., Nie, R. and Qiu, J. Exploiting the instability of Smart Structure for Reconfiguring. Applied Physics Letters, 111.6 (2017): 064102. PDF
  • Zhang, J. and McInnes, C. R. (2017) Using instability to reconfigure smart structures in a spring-mass model. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 91:81-92. PDF
  • Zhang, J. McInnes, C. R., and Xu M. (2017) Reconfiguration of a Smart Surface using Heteroclinic Connections. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 473: 20160614. PDF
  • Zhang, J. and McInnes, C. R. (2016). Reconfiguration of a four-bar mechanism using phase space connections. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 81 43–59. PDF
  • Zhang, J. and McInnes, C. R. (2015). Reconfiguring Smart Structures Using Approximate Heteroclinic Connections. Smart Materials and Structures, 24(10). PDF
  • Zhang, J., Wang, J. and Meng, L. (2015). Active Vibration Control for Large-space Deployable Antennas. Aircraft Design. 2015, 35(6): 15-17. PDF
  • Wang, J., Yang, Y., Zhang, J. and Su, H. (2012). Investigation of Piezoelectric Actuator Optimal Configuration for Structural Vibration Control. Acta Aeronoutica et Astronautica Sinica, 2012, 33(3): 494-500. PDF