Olivier Thomas

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Former staff members





  • Nonlinear dynamics
  • M/NEMS vibration
  • Vibration reduction with piezoelctric devices


  • Mechanisms, contact mechanics
  • Structural vibrations
  • Machine elements
  • Solid mechanics


International journals


  • S. Guillon, D. Saya, L. Mazenq, S. Perisanu, P. Vincent, A. Lazarus, O. Thomas, L. Nicu, Effect of non-ideal clamping shape on the resonance frequencies of silicon nanocantilevers, Nanotechnology, 22, 245501, 2011. doi

  • C. Touzé, O. Thomas, M. Amabili, Transition to chaotic vibrations for harmonically forced perfect and imperfect circular plates, International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 46 (1), 234-246, 2011. doi

  • 2010

  • J. Ducarne, O. Thomas, J.-F. Deü, Structural vibration reduction by switch shunting of piezoelectric elements: Modeling and optimization, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 21 (8), 797-816, 2010. doi

  • A. Lazarus, O. Thomas, A harmonic-based method for computing the stability of periodic solutions of dynamical systems, Comptes Rendus Mécanique, 338 (9), 510-517, 2010. doi

  • 2009

  • C. Camier, C. Touzé, O. Thomas, Non-linear vibrations of imperfect free-edge circular plates and shells, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 28 (3), 500-515, 2009. doi

  • O. Thomas, J.-F. Deü, J. Ducarne, Vibrations of an elastic structure with shunted piezoelectric patches: Efficient finite element formulation and electromechanical coupling coefficients, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 80 (2), 235-268, 2009. doi

  • 2008

  • O. Thomas, S. Bilbao, Geometrically non-linear flexural vibrations of plates: In-plane boundary conditions and some symmetry properties, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 315 (3), 569-590, 2008. doi

  • C. Touzé, M. Amabili, O. Thomas, Reduced-order models for large-amplitude vibrations of shells including in-plane inertia, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 197 (21-24), 2030-2045, 2008. doi

  • C. Touzé, C. Camier, G. Favraud, O. Thomas, Effect of imperfections and damping on the type of nonlinearity of circular plates and shallow spherical shells, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, ID 678307, 19 pages, 2008. doi

  • 2007

  • O. Thomas, C. Touzé, É. Luminais, Non-linear vibrations of free-edge thin spherical shells: Experiments on a 1:1:2 internal resonance, Nonlinear Dynamics, 49 (1-2), 259-284, 2007. doi

Laboratoire de Mécanique des Structures et des Systèmes Couplés - LMSSC