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Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Phone: (301) 405-5216
FAX: (301) 314-9477
Email: trash@emg.umd.edu

Picture of Thomas Kashangaki
Thomas Kashangaki

Description of Research
Dr. Kashangaki's research interests include modal analysis and vibration of structures; application of smart structures technology to biomechanics and prosthetic devices; damage detection and health monitoring; thermal/structural interaction and design and verification of aerospace structures. Ongoing research programs include development of a more efficient component modal syntheses method and a program in damage detection of space truss structures.
Recent Papers or Publications
Kashangaki, T. A. L., "Mode Selection for Damage Detection Using the Modal Sensitivity Parameter," To appear in the Proceedings of the 36th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, April 10-12, 1995, New Orleans, LA. AIAA Paper No. 95-1342.

Lie, T. W., and T. A. L. Kashangaki, "Structural Damage Detection of Space Truss Structures using Best Achievable Eingenvectors," American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, Vol 32, No. 5, May 1994, pp. 1049-1057.

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