Our publications

Journal papers

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19. Zhang, X., Zhang, X., Li, W., Bocian, M., Multi-objective optimization of blunt trailing-edge airfoil for wind turbines, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments (manuscript under review), 2020.
18. Barrett, D., Bhangaonkar, A., Bocian, M., Bowry, S., Butter, M., Coke, D., Green, R., Hugill, A., Long, P., Loveman, K., Pearce, T., Soczawa-Stronczyk, A., Souto, D., Sweet, R., Tharp, L., Vavoula, G., Webster, J., Yang, H., Virtual Vauxhall Gardens: urban history in virtual reality, Urban History (manuscript under review), 2020.
17. Kalybek, M., Bocian, M., Nikitas, N., Performance of optical structural vibration monitoring systems in experimental modal analysis, Structural Control and Health Monitoring (manuscript under review), 2020.
16. Soczawa-Stronczyk, A.A., Bocian, M., Gait coordination in overground walking with a virtual reality avatar, Royal Society Open Science 7, 2020, 200622.
doi:10.1098/rsos.2000622 OPEN ACCESS
15. White, R.E., Alexander, N.A., Macdonald, J.H.G., Bocian, M., Characterisation of crowd lateral dynamic forcing from full-scale measurements on the Clifton Suspension Bridge, Structures 24, 2020, p. 415-425.
doi:10.1016/j.istruc.2019.11.012
14. Hester, D., Koo, K., Xu, Y., Brownjohn, J., Bocian, M., Boundary condition focused finite element model updating for bridges, Engineering Structures 198, 2019, 109514.
doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.109514
13. Soczawa-Stronczyk, A.A., Bocian, M., Wdowicka, H., Malin, J., Topological assessment of gait synchronisation in overground walking groups, Human Movement Science 66, 2019, p. 541-553.
doi:10.1016/j.humov.2019.06.007
12. Shahabpoor, E., Pavic, A., Brownjohn, J.M.W., Billings, S.A., Guo, L., Bocian, M., Real-life measurement of tri-axial walking ground reaction forces using optimal network of wearable inertial measurement units, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering 26/6, 2018, p. 1243-1253.
doi:10.1109/tnsre.2018.2830976
11. Brownjohn, J.M.W., Chen, J., Bocian, M., Racic, V., Shahabpoor, E., Using inertial measurement units to identify medio-lateral ground reaction forces due to walking and swaying, Journal of Sound and Vibration 426, 2018, p. 90-110.
doi:10.1016/j.jsv.2018.04.019 OPEN ACCESS
10. Bocian, M., Brownjohn, J.M.W., Racic, V., Hester, D., Quattrone, A., Gilbert, L., Beasley, R., Time-dependent spectral analysis of interactions within groups of walking pedestrians and vertical structural motion using wavelets, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 105, 2018, p. 502-523.
doi:10.1016/j.ymssp.2017.12.020 OPEN ACCESS
9. Hester, D., Brownjohn, J.M.W., Bocian, M., Xu, Y., Quattrone, A., Using inertial measurements units originally developed for biomechanics for modal testing of civil engineering structures, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 104, 2018, p. 776-798.
doi:10.1016/j.ymssp.2017.11.035
8. Hester, D., Brownjohn, J.M.W., Bocian, M., Xu, Y., Low cost bridge load test: calculating bridge displacement from acceleration for load assessment calculations, Engineering Structures 143, 2017, p. 358-374.
doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.04.021
7. Bocian, M., Burn, J.F., Macdonald, J.H.G., Brownjohn, J.M.W., From phase drift to synchronisation - pedestrian stepping behaviour on laterally oscillating structures and consequences for dynamic stability, Journal of Sound and Vibration 392, 2017, p. 382-399.
doi:10.1016/j.jsv.2016.12.022 OPEN ACCESS
6. Brownjohn, J.M.W., Bocian, M., Hester, D., Quattrone, A., Hudson, W., Moore, D., Goh, S., Lim, M.S., Footbridge system identification using wireless inertial measurement units for force and response measurements, Journal of Sound and Vibration 384, 2016, p. 339-355.
doi:10.1016/j.jsv.2016.08.008 OPEN ACCESS
5. Bocian, M., Brownjohn, J.M.W., Racic, V., Hester, D., Quattrone, A., Monnickendam, R., A framework for experimental determination of localised vertical pedestrian forces on full-scale structures using wireless attitude and heading reference systems, Journal of Sound and Vibration 376, 2016, p. 217-243.
doi:10.1016/j.jsv.2016.05.010 OPEN ACCESS
4. Bocian, M., Macdonald, J.H.G., Burn, J.F., Redmill, D., Experimental identification of the behaviour of and lateral forces from freely-walking pedestrians on laterally oscillating structures in a virtual reality environment, Engineering Structures 105, 2015, p. 62-76.
doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.09.043 OPEN ACCESS
3. Bocian, M., Macdonald, J.H.G., Burn, J.F., Probabilistic criteria for lateral dynamic stability of bridges under crowd loading, Computers & Structures 136, 2014, p. 108-119.
doi:10.1016/j.compstruc.2014.02.003
2. Bocian, M., Macdonald, J.H.G., Burn, J.F., Biomechanically inspired modelling of pedestrian-induced vertical self-excited forces, Journal of Bridge Engineering 18/12, 2013 , p. 1336-1346.
doi:10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000490
1. Bocian, M., Macdonald, J.H.G., Burn, J.F., Biomechanically inspired modelling of pedestrian-induced forces on laterally oscillating structures, Journal of Sound and Vibration 331/16, 2012, p. 3914-3929.
doi:10.1016/j.jsv.2012.03.023

Conference papers and presentations

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17. Bocian, M., Burn, J.F., Macdonald, J.H.G., Pedestrian lateral foot placement and lateral dynamic instability of bridges, EURODYN 2020 - 11th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, 23-26 November 2020, Athens, Greece.
16. Soczawa-Stronczyk, A.A., Bocian, M., Validation of a novel virtual reality platform for investigating pedestrian-pedestrian interaction in the context of structural vibration serviceability, EURODYN 2020 - 11th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, 23-26 November 2020, Athens, Greece.
15. Hawryszków, P., Galik, K., Bocian, M., Synergy of culture and civil engineering - program "Bridge Builders" organized by Wrocław European Capital of Culture, IABSE Symposium Wrocław 2020, 7-9 October 2020, Wrocław, Poland.
14. Bocian, M., Stotsjuk, A., Selvarathinam, K., Augmented and virtual reality in the design of mechanical systems: teacher’s and students’ perspectives, Discovering Teaching Excellence at Leicester, 13 June 2018, Leicester, UK.
13. Bocian, M., Macdonald, J.H.G., Burn, J.F., Influence of visual information on pedestrian actions on laterally oscillating structures – experimental study using virtual reality environments, Eurodyn 2017, 10-13 September 2017, Rome, Italy.
12. Brownjohn, J.M.W., Bocian, M., Hester, D., Forced vibration testing of footbridges using calibrated human shaker and wireless sensors, EURODYN 2017 - 10th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, 10-13 September 2017, Rome, Italy.
11. Brownjohn, J.M.W., Bocian, M., Hester, D., Footbridge dynamic performance assessment using inertial measurement units, Keynote Speech at Footbridge 2017, 6-8 September 2017, Berlin, Germany.
10. Bocian, M., Nikitas, N., Virtual and augmented reality in teaching engineering dynamics – a case study with ARIADNE, Discovering Teaching Excellence at Leicester – Conference and Exhibition, 4 July 2017, Leicester, UK.
9. Bocian, M., Nikitas, N., Jamaa, S., On the applicability of virtual and augmented reality for teaching structural dynamics, SEC/DigiFest 2017 - Student Education Conference and Digital Festival, 5-6 January 2017, Leeds, UK.
8. Quattrone, A., Bocian, M., Racic, V., Brownjohn, J.M.W., Hudson, E., Hester, D., Davies, J., Characterisation of transient actions induced by spectators on sport stadia, IMAC XXXIV – A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 25-28 January 2016, Orlando, Florida, USA.
7. Brownjohn, J.M.W., Reynolds, P., Au, S-K., Hester, D., Bocian, M., Experimental modal analysis of civil structures: state of the art, SHMII – 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, 1-3 July 2015, Torino, Italy.
6. Hester, D., Brownjohn, J.M.W., Bocian, M., Hudson, E.J., Wireless sensor network for structural monitoring: a laboratory trial, SHMII – 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, 1-3 July 2015, Torino, Italy.
5. Macdonald, J.H.G., Burn, J.F., Bocian, M., Champneys, A., Lateral balance of human walking and human-structure interaction, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, 17–21 May 2015, Snowbird, Utah, USA.
4. Bocian, M., Macdonald, J.H.G., Burn, J.F., Determination of pedestrian loads in the presence of multi-modal lateral bridge vibrations, EURODYN 2014 – 9th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, 30 June – 2 July 2014, Porto, Portugal.
3. Haghighi, M., Bocian, M., Oddbjornsson, O., Macdonald, J.H.G., Burn, J.F., Synchronous data acquisition from large-scale clustered wireless sensor networks, APWCS 2013 – 10th IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Asia Pacific Wireless Communications Symposium, 22-23 August 2013, Seoul, Korea.
2. Bocian, M., Macdonald, J.H.G., Burn, J.F., Redmill, D., A novel experimental setup for the identification of human actions on laterally oscillating structures, RASD 2013 – 11th International Conference on Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics, 1-3 July 2013, Pisa, Italy.
1. Bocian,M., Macdonald, J.H.G., Burn, J.F., Modelling of self-excited vertical forces on structures due to walking pedestrians, EURODYN 2011 – 8th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, 4-6 July 2011, Leuven, Belgium.

Other publications

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1. Dietz, M.S., Dihoru, L., Oddbjornsson, O., Bocian, M., Kashani, M.M., Norman, J.A.P., Crewe, A.J., Macdonald, J.H.G., Taylor, C.A., Earthquake and large structures testing at the Bristol Laboratory for Advanced Dynamics Engineering, in Fardis, M.N. & Rakicevic, Z.T. (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Workshop “Role of seismic testing facilities in performance-based earthquake engineering”, 2nd September 2010, Ohrid, Macedonia, ISBN: 9789400719767.