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Robert Bernhard

Robert Bernhard

Vice President for Research

College of Engineering

Email: Robert.J.Bernhard.9@nd.edu

Phone: 574-631-1862

Office: 317 Main Building

Biography

Publications

Jeffrey P. Feist, Robert J. Bernhard and Luc G. Mongeau, “Estimation of speech intelligibility for road traffic tollbooth attendants using active noise control and directional microphones,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2006 May – Jun, pp. 177-186.

Keith A. Williams, George T.-C. Chiu, and Robert J. Bernhard, “Nonlinear control of a shape memory alloy tuned vibration absorber,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 288, Issues 4-5, 20 December 2005, pp. 1131-1155.

Keith A. Williams, George T.-C. Chiu, and Robert J. Bernhard, “Dynamic modeling of a shape memory alloy adaptive tuned vibration absorber,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 280, Issues 1-2, 7 February 2005, pp. 211-234.

G Rabbiolo, R.J. Bernhard, and F.A. Milner, “Definition of a high-frequency threshold for plates and acoustical spaces,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 277, Issues 4-5, 5 November 2004, pp. 647-667.

Shuo Wang and Robert J. Bernhard, “Theory and applications of a simplified energy finite element method and its similarity to SEA,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2002 March-April, pp. 63-72.

K. Williams, G. Chiu, and R.J. Bernhard, “Adaptive-passive Absorbers Using Shape-memory Alloys,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 249, No. 5, 31 January 2002, pp. 835-848.

Jeffrey P. Feist, Luc Mongeau, and Robert J. Bernhard, “Survey of Tollbooth Operators' Response to Traffic Noise and Performance of an Active Noise Control Headset,” Transportation Research Record, 1756, 2001, pp. 68-75. Also, TRB paper 01-3183.

F. Han, L. G. Mongeau, R. J. Bernhard,  “A model for the vibro-acoustic response of plates excited by complex flows,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 246, No. 5, October 4, 2001, pp. 901-926.

R.J. Bernhard, F.A. Milner, and G Rabbiolo, “Vibrations of a Beam and Related Statistical Properties,” Mathematical and Computer Modeling, Vol. 34 (2001), pp. 657-675.

Paul W. Elliott, Kamyar Haghighi, and Robert Bernhard, “Noise Source Evaluation of a Real-time Soil Sensor, Part II: Dynamic Noise Sources," Journal of Ag. Eng. Research, 77(4) (2001), pp.365-377. 

Craig M. Heatwole, Matthew A. Franchek, and Robert J. Bernhard, “Robust Feedback Control of Flow Induced Structural Radiation of Sound,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol. 8 ,No. 2, (March 2000), pp. 228-235.

David S. Albert, Matthew A. Franchek, and Robert J. Bernhard, “Active Control of Transmission Loss in Lightly Damped Panels,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 48, No. 2 (March-April, 2000) pp. 48-59.

F. Han, R.J. Bernhard, and L.G. Mongeau, “Prediction of Flow-Induced Structural Vibration and Sound Radiation Using Energy Flow Analysis,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 227, No. 4 (4 November 1999) pp. 685-709.

Robert J. Bernhard and John E. Huff, Jr., “Structural-Acoustic Design at High Frequency Using the Energy Finite Element Method,” Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Vol. 121, No. 3 (July, 1999), pp. 295-301. Also appeared in Acoustics, Vibrations, and Rotating Equipment, Vol. 3, Part B, ASME Publication DE-Vol. 84-2, ASME Vibrations Conference, Boston, MA, September 1995, pp. 565-576. (INVITED).

F. Han, L.G. Mongeau, and R.J. Bernhard, “Energy Flow Analysis of Beams and Plates for Random Distributed Loading,” Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 12, No. 3, (1998) pp. 315-333.

Fernando Bitsie and Robert J. Bernhard, “Sensitivity Calculations for Structural-Acoustic EFEM Predictions,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 46, No. 3, (1998, May-June), pp. 91-96.

Phillip E. Cho and Robert J. Bernhard, “Energy Flow Analysis of Coupled Beams,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 211, No. 4 (9 April 1998), pp. 593-605.

Craig M. Heatwole, Matthew A. Franchek, and Robert J. Bernhard, “Active Control of Wind Noise Using Robust Feedback Control,” SAE 1997 Transactions, Vol. 106, Section 6, Part 2, pp. 2613-2621. Also published in Proceedings of the 1997 Noise and Vibration Conference, Traverse City, MI, Warrendale, PA: May, 1997, Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc., SAE Publication P-309, SAE Paper No. 971891, pp. 165-174.

Fernando Bitsie and Robert J. Bernhard, “Structure-borne Noise Prediction Using an Energy Finite Element Method,” SAE 1997 Transactions, Vol. 106, Section 6, Part 2, pp. 3051-3058. Also published in Proceedings of the 1997 Noise and Vibration Conference, Traverse City, MI, May, 1997, Warrendale, PA: Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc., SAE Publication P-309, SAE Paper No. 972009, pp. 1095-1102.

Murty S. Kompella and Robert J. Bernhard, “Techniques for Prediction of the Statistical Variation of Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output System Response,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 45, No. 3, (1997 May-June), pp. 133-142.

F. Han, R.J. Bernhard, and L.G. Mongeau, “Energy Flow Analysis of Vibrating Beams and Plates for Discrete Random Excitations,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 208, No. 5 (18 December 1997) pp. 841-859.

C. Buhr, M.A. Franchek, and R.J. Bernhard, “Noncollocated Adaptive-Passive Vibration Control,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 206, No. 3(1997), pp. 371-398.

J.M. de Bedout, M.A. Franchek, R.J. Bernhard, and L.G. Mongeau, “Adaptive-Passive Noise Control with Self-Tuning Helmholtz Resonators,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 202, No. 1 (April, 1997), pp. 109-123.

C.M. Heatwole, M.A. Franchek, and R.J. Bernhard, “Robust Feedback Control of Flow Induced Structural Radiation of Sound,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 102, No. 2, August 1997, pp. 989-997.

Craig M. Heatwole and Robert J. Bernhard, “Reference Transducer Selection for Active Control of Structure-borne Road Noise in Automobile Interiors”, Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 44, No. 1, (January-February 1996), pp. 35-43.

Murty S. Kompella and Robert J. Bernhard, “Measurement of the Statistical Variation of Structural-Acoustic Characteristics of Automotive Vehicles”, Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 44, No. 2, (March-April 1996), pp. 93-99.

M.A. Franchek, M.W. Ryan and R.J. Bernhard, “Adaptive-Passive Vibration Control,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 189, No. 5 (8 Feb., 1996), pp 565-585.

Scott D. Ochsner and Robert J. Bernhard, “Automotive Suspension Models using Component Mobility Methodology”, Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 43, No. 3 (May-June, 1995), pp. 73-82.

J.S. Starkey, S. Ramadhyani, and R.J. Bernhard, “An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design for Sophomores at Purdue University,” Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 83, No. 4, pp. 317-323.

O.M. Bouthier and R.J. Bernhard, “Simple Models of the Energetics of Transversely Vibrating Plates,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 182, No. 1 (1995), pp. 149-164.

O.M. Bouthier and R.J. Bernhard, “Simple Models of Energy Flow in Membranes”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 182, No. 1 (1995), pp. 129-147.

N. Atalla and R.J. Bernhard, “Review of Numerical Solutions for Low Frequency Structural-Acoustic Problems”, Applied Acoustics, Vol. 43 (1994), pp. 271-294. (INVITED)

M.S. Kompella, P. Davies, R.J. Bernhard and D.A. Ufford, “A Method to Identify the Number of Incoherent Sources”, Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 8, No. 4, (1994), pp. 363-380.

J.D. Stell and R.J. Bernhard, “Active Control of Sound in Acoustic Waveguides; Part 1, Theory,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 173, No. 2 (1994 June 2), pp. 179-196.

J.D. Stell and R.J. Bernhard, “Active Control of Sound in Acoustic Waveguides; Part 2, Considerations for Implementation in Ducts,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 173, No. 2 (1994 June 2), pp. 197-215.

O.M. Bouthier and R.J. Bernhard, “Models of Space-Averaged Energetics of Plates,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 30, No. 3 (March 1992), pp. 616-623. Also published as AIAA Paper 90-3921, AIAA Aeroacoustics Conference, Tallahassee, FL, Oct. 1990.

H.R. Hall, W.B. Ferren and R.J. Bernhard, “Active Control of Radiated Sound from Ducts,” ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Vol. 114, No. 3 (July, 1992), pp. 338-346. Also published in Active Noise and Vibration Control - 1990, ASME Publication NCA Vol. 8, edited by G.E. Warnaka, C Radcliffe and A.H. von Flowtow, New York: ASME, 1990, pp. 143-152.

J.C. Wohlever and R.J. Bernhard, “Mechanical Energy Flow Models of Rods and Beams,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 153, No. 1 (1992), pp. 1-19.

D.C. Smith and R.J. Bernhard, “Computation of Acoustic Shape Design Sensitivity Using a Boundary Element Method,” ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Vol. 114, No. 1 (January, 1992), pp. 127-132. Also published in Numerical Techniques in Acoustic Radiation, ASME Publication NCA Vol. 6 (H000564), edited by R.J. Bernhard and R.F. Keltie, New York: ASME, 1989, pp. 109-116.

J.D. Stell and R.J. Bernhard, “Active Control of High Order Acoustical Modes in a Semi-Infinite Waveguide,” ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Vol. 113 No. 4 (Oct. 1991), pp. 523-531. Also published in Active Noise and Vibration Control - 1990, ASME Publication NCA Vol. 8, edited by G.E. Warnaka, C Radcliffe and A.H. von Flowtow, New York: ASME, 1990, pp. 131-142.

J.V. Warner and R.J. Bernhard, “Digital Control of Local Sound Fields in an Aircraft Passenger Compartment,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2 (February 1990), pp. 284-289. Also published as AIAA Paper No. AIAA-87-2706, AIAA 11th Aeroacoustics Conference, Palo Alto, CA  (October 1987).

N.L. Denton, R.J. Bernhard and P.K. Baade, “Fan Noise Emissions in Equipment Applications," Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 34, No. 1 (January-February 1990), pp. 25-33.

C.G. Mollo and R.J. Bernhard, “Numerical Evaluation of the Performance of Active Noise Control Systems," ASME Journal of Vibrations and Acoustics, Vol. 112, No. 2 (April 1990), pp. 230-236. Also published as ASME Paper No. 88-WA/NCA-5, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, December, 1988.

D.C. Smith and R.J. Bernhard, “Verification of Numerical Acoustic Radiation Predictions,” SAE 1989 Transactions, 98(6), pp. 1233-1240. Also published in the Proceedings of the 1989 Noise and Vibration Conference, Traverse City, MI, May, 1989, pp. 445-452.

C.G. Mollo and R.J. Bernhard, “Generalized Method of Predicting Optimal Performance of Active Noise Controllers,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 27, No. 11, (Nov. 1989), pp. 1473-1478. Also published as AIAA Paper No. AIAA-87-2705, AIAA 11th Aeroacoustics Conference, Palo Alto, CA, (October 1987).

C.G. Mollo and R.J. Bernhard, “The Optimal Performance of Active Noise Controllers in Three Dimensional Cavities,” SAE 1987 Transactions, Vol. 96, Section 3, 1987, pp. 139-147. Also published as SAE Paper No. 870994, Proceedings of the 1987 Noise and Vibration Conference, Traverse City, MI, April 1987, pp. 361-369.

B.K. Gardner and R.J. Bernhard, “An Experimental/Numerical Noise Source Identification Technique,” SAE 1987 Transactions, Vol. 96, Section 3, 1987, pp. 148-155. Also published as SAE Paper 870995, Proceedings of the 1987 Noise and Vibration Conference, Traverse City, MI, April, 1987, pp. 371-378.

J.R. Milner and R.J. Bernhard, “An Investigation of the Modal Characteristics of Non-Rectangular Reverberation Rooms,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 85, No. 2 (Feb. 1989), pp. 772-779.

R.J. Bernhard and S. Takeo, “A Finite Element Procedure for Design of Cavity Acoustical Treatments,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 83, No. 6 (June 1988), pp. 2224-2232.

R.J. Bernhard and B.K. Gardner, “A Noise Source Identification Technique Using an Inverse Helmholtz Integral Equation Method,” ASME Journal of Vibrations, Acoustics, Stress and Reliability in Design, Vol. 110, Jan. 1988, pp. 84-90.

R.J. Bernhard, B.K. Gardner, C.G. Mollo and C.R. Kipp, “Prediction of Sound Fields in Cavities Using Boundary Element Methods,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 25, No. 9 (Sept. 1987), pp. 1176-1183.

J.L. Dohner, R. Shoureshi and R.J. Bernhard, “Transient Analysis of Three Dimensional Wave Propagation Using the Boundary Element Method,” International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 24, (1987), pp. 621-634. 

C.R. Kipp and R.J. Bernhard, “Prediction of Acoustical Behavior in Cavities Using an Indirect Boundary Element Method,” ASME Journal of Vibrations, Acoustics, Stress and Reliability in Design, Vol. 109, No. 1, (1987), pp. 22-28.

R.J. Bernhard, “Shape Optimization of Reactive Mufflers,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 27, No. 1, July-August, 1986, pp. 10-17.

S.E. Marshall and R.J. Bernhard, “A Survey of Techniques for Visualization of Noise Fields,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 24, No. 3, (1985), pp. 74-84.

R.J. Bernhard and D.K. Holger, “Evaluation of `Special' Finite Elements with Non-Conventional Gaussian Quadratures,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 21 (1985), 1269-81.

R.J. Bernhard, “Shape Design of Mufflers and Enclosures Using the Finite Element Methods,” SAE 1985 Transactions, Vol. 94, Section 4, 1985, pp. 336-341. Also published as SAE Paper No. 850791, 1985.

R.J. Bernhard, “Synthesis of Acoustical Shapes Using the Finite Element Method,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 98, No. 1 (1985), pp. 55-65.

R.J. Bernhard and R.D. Jenison, “CAD for Freshman - The First Step Toward an Integrated Design Education,” Computers in Mechanical Engineering, May, 1984, p. 20-25. 

R.J. Bernhard and R.D. Jenison, “The First Step Toward CAD - A Freshman Design Component,” Engineering Design Graphics Journal, Vol. 47, Winter 1983, pp. 16-20.

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