Jonathan D. Blotter
Jonathan D. Blotter
Professor
Office
350P EB
Email
jblotter@byu.edu
Office Phone
801-422-7820
Biography

Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 1996.
Dissertation Title: Structural Energy and Power Flow Using a Scanning Laser Doppler Vibrometer
Research Emphasis: Structural Dynamics, Vibrations, Experimental Testing, Solid Mechanics, and Acoustics
Major Advisor: Robert L. West

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT, 1993
Thesis Title: Stresses and Displacements Around a Circular Hole in a Mohr-Coulomb Medium
Research Emphasis: Computational Modeling, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Materials

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT, 1991
Emphasis: Vibrations, Dynamics, and Materials

Research

Structural Dynamics, Vibration, Acoustics, Noise Control, Vibration Control

 

Graduate Students

Daniel Manwill, M.S.

Jeff Fisher, M.S.

Zach Collins, M.S.

Jason Sagers, M.S.

Scott Woolston, M.S.

Jared Thomas, M.S.

Scott Sharp, M.S.

James Chatterley, M.S.

Mark Kimber, M.S.

Mike Harris, M.S.

Jeff Hill, M.S.

Matt Pittard, M.S.

Tom, M.S.

Shannon Driscoll, M.S.

Bob Evans, Ph.D.

 

Publications

• Hill, J., Blotter, J., Leishman, T, and Sommerfeldt, S., “Development of a weather proof windscreen for a microphone array,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 3, 54, p. 169-176 July, 2005.

• Chatterley, J., Blotter, J., Sommerfeldt, S., Smith, C., and Lago, T., “Sound quality assessment of sewing machines,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 3, 54, p. 212-220, Sept. 2005.

• Harris, M., Blotter, J., and Sommerfeldt, S., “Obtaining the pressure hologram for use in nearfield acoustic holography using energy-based measurements,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119, p. 808-818, 2005.

• Kimber, M. and Blotter, J., “A novel technique to determine difference contours between digital and physical objects for projection moiré Interferometry,” Lasers and Optics in Engineering, accepted and in publication process.

• Kimber, M. and Blotter, J., “Virtually calibrated projection moiré Interferometry,” Applied Optics, May 2005, Vol. 44, No. 13, pp. 2530-2540.

• Pittard, M. T., Evans, R. E., Blotter, J. D., and Maynes, R. D., “Experimental and numerical investigation of turbulent flow induced pipe vibration in fully developed flow,” Review of Scientific Instruments. Vol. 75, No 7, 2393-2401, July 2004.

• Evans, R. E., Blotter, J. D., and Stephens, Alan G., “Flow Rate Measurements Using Flow-Induced Pipe Vibration,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, March 2004, Vol. 126, Number 2, pp. 280-285.

• Blotter, J. D. and Anderson, T. J., “Displacement Sensitivity Control For Beams and Plates Using Electro-Optic Holography,” Journal of Acoustics and Vibration, Dec. 2003.

• Blotter, J. D., and Bybee, S., “Electro-Optic Holography Fringe Control using Diode Laser Current Modulation,” Journal of Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 2003, Vol. 41, Issue 3, pp. 489-504.

• Blotter, J. D., West, R. L., and Sommerfeldt, S. D., “Spatially Continuous Power Flow using a Scanning Laser Doppler Vibrometer,” Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 2002, Vol. 124, pp. 476-482.

Previous to BYU Employment

• Mishra, D. and Blotter, J. D., “Image Dewarping and Region of Interest Detection for Processing of Moiré Images,” Optics Communications, 2002, Vol. 213, pp. 39-47.

• Mishra, D. and Blotter, J.D., “Comparison of Reference Image Generation Techniques for Projection Moiré Interferometry,” Journal of Applied Optics, 2001, Vol. 40, No. 31, pp. 5624-5631.

• Campo, A. and Blotter, J. D., “A simple instructional experiment on unsteady heat conduction that qualifies the existing competition between natural convection and radiation,” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, 2001, Vol. 29, No. 1.

• Campo, T. and Blotter, J. D., “Experimental and Numerical Evaluation of the Unsteady Cooling of Ball Bearings in Atmospheric Air: Dual Influence of Nonlinear Natural Convection and Surface Radiation Validation,” Experimental Thermal/Fluid Science, 2000, Vol. 23, issue 3, pp. 105-114.

• Blotter, J. D. and West, R. L., “Identification Of Energy Sources And Sinks In Plates By Means Of A Scanning Laser Doppler Vibrometer,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 1996, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 61-68.

• Blotter, J. D., and West, R. L., “Experimental And Analytical Power Flow In Beams Using A Scanning Laser Doppler Vibrometer,” J. Shock and Vibration, 1996, Vol. 3, pp. 325-336.


FULL PAPER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PAPERS

• Harris, M., Blotter, J., Sommerfeldt, S., and Elias de Bree, H., “Development of a Nearfield Acoustic Holography System Based on Pressure and Velocity Measurements,” Proceedings of IDETC/CIE 2005, ASME 2005 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, September 24-28, 2005 Long Beach, CA, revised paper accepted to be published.

• Chatterley, J., Blotter, J., Boone, A., Sommerfeldt, S., Smith, C., and Lago, T., “Sound Quality Testing and Analysis of Multiple Brands of Sewing Machines,” Proceedings of IDETC/CIE 2005, ASME 2005 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, September 24-28, 2005 Long Beach, CA, revised paper accepted to be published.

• Pittard, M. T., and Blotter, J. D., “Numerical Modeling of LES Based Turbulent Flow Induced Vibration,” IMECE 2003, Vol 3, paper #42541, Washington DC.

Previous to BYU Employment

• Evans, R.P. and Blotter, J.D., “Mass Flow Measurement Using Flow-Induced Pipe Vibration,” 48th Annual ISA International Instrumentation Symposium, The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society, Conf. ISA TECH/99, May 2002.

• Blotter, J. D. and West, R. L., “Experimental Spatial Power Flow Using A Scanning Laser Doppler Vibrometer,” Proc. 1995 ASME Design Engineering Tech. Conf., Vibration, Control, Analysis, and Identification, Vol. 3, Part C, 1471-1476.

• Blotter, J. D. and West, R. L., “Identification Of Energy Sources And Sinks To Enhance Noise Control In Plates,” International Congress on Noise Control Engineering, Proc. Inter-Noise 1995, Edited by R. J. Bernhard and J. Stuart Bolton, Vol. 1, pp. 609-614.

INVITED PAPERS

• Pittard, M. and Blotter, J., “Fluid Structure Interaction using LES Models Developed in Fluent,” Fluent Users group meeting, June 2003, published by Fluent Inc. 4 pages.

Previous to BYU Employment

• Bybee, S., Blotter, J. D., and Fleming, G. A., “Fringe Control Using Electro-Optic Holography,” Sixth International Congress on Sound and Vibration, 1999, Vol. 5, pp. 2231-2238.

• Blotter, J. D. and Fleming, G. A., “Conservation of Energy and Model Convergence Using Experimental Spatial Power Flow,” Fifth International Congress on Sound and Vibration, 1997, Vol. 5, pp. 2527-2531.

• Fleming, G. A. and Blotter, J. D., “Power Flow Using Electro-Optic Holography, Part 1: Obtaining The Structural Phase,” Fifth International Congress on Sound and Vibration, 1997, Vol. 3, pp. 1475-1481.

• Blotter, J. D. and West, R. L., “Convergence Of Power Flow Vector Fields,” Fourth International Congress on Sound and Vibration, 1996, Vol. 2, pp. 895-902.

• Blotter, J. D., Coe, D. H., West, R. L., and Mitchell, L. D., “New Development in Experimental Power Flow,” 1996 International Congress of Noise Control Engineering, Proc. Inter-Noise 96, 1996, Vol. 3, pp. 1423-1428.
• Blotter, J. D. and West, R. L., “On The Convergence Of Experimental Spatially Continuous Power Flow Vector Fields,” 1995 International Congress on Noise Control Engineering, Proc. Inter-Noise 1995, Edited by R. J. Bernhard and J. Stuart Bolton, 1995 Vol. 1, pp. 603-608.

• Gibbs, G. P., Bronsel, M., Fuller, C. R., Blotter, J. D., Montgomery, D. E., and West, R. L., “Broadband Control Of Multi-mode Power Flow In Beams Using Wave Vector Sensors,” 129th Meeting of the ASA, 1995.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

• Sharp, S., Gardner, T., and Blotter, J., “Optical-Based Strain Measurements on Friction Stir Welded AL 7075,” 2004 SEM X International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, June 7-10, 2004, Paper #74 and Session #73, SEM, 6 pages.

• Sharp, S. and Blotter, J., “Investigations of Friction Stir Welded Arc Welds in Stainless Steel,” June 7-10, 2004, Paper #75 and Session #80, SEM, 7 pages.

• Kimber, M. and Blotter J., “Development of a Virtual Reference Projection Moiré Interferometry Technique,” 2004 SEM X International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, June 7-10, 2004, Paper #52 and Session #80, SEM, 6 pages

Previous to BYU Employment

• Blotter, J. D., Sadid, H., and Stuffle, G., “ABET 2000-The Idaho State University Experience,” 2000 ASEE North West Section Proceedings.

• Parker, A. and Blotter, J. D., “Tutoring In An Engineering Laboratory Setting,” National Writing Center Assoc. Conference, Park City Utah, 1997.

• Blotter, J. D. and West, R. L., “Power Flow In Plates Using A Scanning Laser Doppler Vibrometer,” Proc. 36th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conf., 1995, Part 3, pp. 1835-1843.

• Blotter, J. D., Montgomery, D. E., and West, R. L., “Experimental Active And Reactive Mechanical Intensity In Plates,” Proc. 13th International Modal Analysis Conf., 1995, Vol. 2, pp. 1185-1191.

• Blotter, J. D. and West, R. L., “Experimental Mechanical Intensity In Plates,” Proc. 13th International Modal Analysis Conf., 1995, Vol. 2, pp. 1185-1191.

• Blotter, J. D., and West, R. L., “Experimental Mechanical Intensity In Plates Using A Scanning Laser Doppler Vibrometer,” Proc. First International Conf. On Vibration Measurements by Laser Techniques: Advances and Applications, 1994, SPIE Vol. 2358, pp. 266-275.

• Blotter, J. D., Piepenburg, D., and Fronk, T. H., “Closed Form Solution For Stress And Displacement Around Circular Tunnels Under Axisymmetric Compression With Arbitrary Dilatancy Of The Surrounding Media,” Proc. 29th Symposium Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering, 1993, pp. 281-299.

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