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Janko Slavič, PhD

  Ladisk, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana
  janko.slavic@fs.uni-lj.si
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Vibration Fatigue by Spectral Methods: From Structural Dynamics to Fatigue Damage – Theory and Experiments
 J. Slavič, M. Mršnik, M. Česnik, J. Javh and M. Boltežar
Elsevier, Sep 2020

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Programiranje in numerične metode v ekosistemu Pythona
 J. Slavič
Faculty of Mech Eng, Univ of Ljubljana, 2017

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Dinamika, mehanska nihanja in mehanika tekočin
 J. Slavič
Faculty of Mech Eng, Univ of Ljubljana, 2014 in 2017 (druga izdaja)

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Full-field FRF estimation from noisy high-speed-camera data using a dynamic substructuring approach
 T. Bregar, K. Zaletelj, G. Čepon, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2020

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Experimental Identification of the Dynamic Piezoresistivity of Fused-Filament-Fabricated Structures
 M. Arh, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Additive Manufacturing, 36:101493, December 2020

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Process parameters for FFF 3D-printed conductors for applications in sensors
 T. Barši Palmić, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Sensors (2020), 20(16), 4542

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Strain proportional damping in Bernoulli-Euler beam theory
 D. Lisitano, J. Slavič, E. Bonisoli and M. Boltežar
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (2020)

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Thermoelasticity-based modal damage identification
 L. Capponi, J. Slavič, G. Rossi and M. Boltežar
International Journal of Fatigue (2020)

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SciPy 1.0: fundamental algorithms for scientific computing in Python
 P. Virtanen, R. Gommers, TE Oliphant and J. Slavič et al.
Nature Methods (2020)

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Harmonic Equivalence of the Impulse Loads in Vibration Fatigue
 P. Ogrinec, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Mechanical Engineering 65(2019)11-12, 631-640

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Structure-Borne Noise at PWM Excitation Using an Extended Field Reconstruction Method and Modal Decomposition
 J. Luznar, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering 65(2019)9, 471-481, August 2019

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Frequency domain triangulation for full-field 3D operating-deflection-shape identification
 D. Gorjup, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 133, p. 106287, August 2019

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Dynamic Measurements Using FDM 3D-Printed Embedded Strain Sensors
 M. Maurizi, J. Slavič, F. Cianetti, M. Jerman, J. Valentinčič, A. Lebar and M. Boltežar
Sensors, Volume 19, June 12 2019, Article #2661

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Vibration fatigue at half-sine impulse excitation in the time and frequency domains
 P. Ogrinec, J. Slavič, M. Česnik and M. Boltežar
International Journal of Fatigue, Volume 123, June 2019, Pages 308-317

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Experimental Modal Analysis on Full-Field DSLR Camera Footage Using Spectral Optical Flow Imaging
 J. Javh, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 434, 2018, Pages 213-220

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A review of continuous contact-force models in multibody dynamics
 L. Skrinjar, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. Volume 145, September 2018, Pages 171-187

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Experimental research on structure-borne noise at pulse-width-modulation excitation
 J. Luznar, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Applied Acoustics, Volume 137, August 2018, Pages 33-39

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Wear Rate vs Dynamic and Material Properties at Elevated Temperatures for a Copper-Graphite Brush
 A. Turel, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Volume 64 (3), February 2018, Pages 169-175

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Measuring full-field displacement spectral components using photographs taken with a DSLR camera via an analogue Fourier integral
 J. Javh, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 100, p. 17-27, Feb 2018

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Vibration fatigue using modal decomposition
 M. Mršnik, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 98, p. 548-556, Jan 2018

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High frequency modal identification on noisy high-speed camera data
 J. Javh, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 98, p. 344-351, Jan 2018

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Non-Stationarity Index in Vibration Fatigue: Theoretical and Experimental Research
 L. Capponi, M. Česnik, J. Slavič, F. Cianetti and M. Boltežar
International Journal of Fatigue, Volume 104, November 2017, Pages 221-230

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The importance of harmonic versus random excitation for a human finger
 J. Slavič, L. Knez and M. Boltežar
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 131-132, p. 507-515, Oct 2017

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A Sequential Approach to the Biodynamic Modeling of a Human Finger
 L. Knez, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Shock and Vibration, Vol. 2017, Article ID8791406, Aug 2017

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Absolute Nodal Coordinate Formulation in a Pre-Stressed Large-Displacements Dynamical System
 L. Skrinjar, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 63, p. 417-425, Jul 2017

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Damping heat coefficient – Theoretical and experimental research on a vibrating beam
 M. Mihalec, J. Javh, F. Cianetti, M. Moretti, G. Rossi, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 400, 21 July 2017, Pages 13–21

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The effort of the dynamic simulation on the fatigue damage evaluation of flexible mechanical systems loaded by non-Gaussian and non stationary loads
 F. Cianetti, M. Palmieri, J. Slavič, C. Braccesi and G. Morettini
International Journal of Fatigue, Volume 103, October 2017, Pages 60–72

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A Validated Model for a Pin-Slot Clearance Joint
 L. Skrinjar, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Nonlinear Dyn (2017) 88: 131-143

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Electrical contact resistance and wear of a dynamically excited metal-graphite brush
 A. Turel, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Advances in Mechanical Engineering (2017), Vol. 9, Num. 3, p. 1-8

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Non-Gaussianity and Non-Stationarity in Vibration Fatigue
 M. Palmieri, M. Česnik, J. Slavič, F. Cianetti and M. Boltežar
International Journal of Fatigue, Volume 97, April 2017, Pages 9-19

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The Subpixel Resolution of Optical-Flow-Based Modal Analysis
 J. Javh, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 88, p. 89–99, May 2017

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Design of damping layout using spatial-damping identification methods
 M. Brumat, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Volume 127, July 2016, Pages 41-46

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Assessment of the Fatigue Parameters from Random Vibration Testing: Application to a Rivet Joint
 M. Česnik, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Volume 62, Issue 7-8, 2016, Pages 471-482

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Synchrosqueezed Wavelet Transform for Damping Identification
 M. Mihalec, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 80, 1 December 2016, Pages 324-334

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Spatial damping identification in the frequency domain - A Theoretical and Experimental Comparison
 M. Brumat, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Sound and Vibration, 376:182 - 193, 2016

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Multiaxial Vibration Fatigue - A Theoretical and Experimental Comparison
 M. Mršnik, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volumes 76–77, August 2016, Pages 409-423

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Vibration-Fatigue Damage Accumulation for Structural Dynamics with Non-linearities
 U. Proso, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 106 (2016): 72-77

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Identification of Out-of-Plane Material Characteristics through Sheet-Metal Blanking
 Š. Bolka, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Mechanical Engineering 61(2015)4, 217-226

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Multiaxial Fatigue Criteria for Random Stress Response - Theoretical and Experimental Comparison
 M. Mršnik, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Procedia Engineering, Volume 101, 2015, Pages 459-466

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An interface force measurements-based substructure identification and an analysis of the uncertainty propagation
 T.Kranjc, J.Slavič and M. Boltežar
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volumes 56–57, May 2015, Pages 2-14

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A comparison of the strain and the classic experimental modal analysis
 T. Kranjc, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Vibration and Control, published online 29 April 2014

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Fatigue Damage for Sweep-Sine and Random Accelerated Vibration Testing
 V. Pahor Kos, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Advances in Mechanical Engineering ID 340545

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Minimization of the positional errors for an accurate determination of the kinematic parameters of a rigid-body system with miniature inertial sensors
 J.Žumer, J.Slavič and M. Boltežar
Mechanism and Machine Theory, Volume 81, November 2014, Pages 193-208

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Vibrational Fatigue and Structural Dynamics for Harmonic and Random Loads
 M. Česnik and J. Slavič
Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Volume 60, Issue 5, 2014, Pages 339-348

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Tuned-Sinusoidal Method for the Operational Modal Analysis of Small and Light Structures
 D. Rovšček, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Volume 60, Issues 3, 2014, Pages 187–194

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A novel laboratory blanking apparatus for the experimental identification of blanking parameters
 J. Slavič, S. Bolka, V. Bratuš and M. Boltežar
Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Volume 214, Issue 2, February 2014, Pages 507-513

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The mass normalisation of the displacement and strain mode shapes in a strain experimental modal analysis using the mass-change strategy
 T. Kranjc, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 332, Issue 26, 23 December 2013, Pages 6968-6981

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A Generalized Magnetostrictive-Forces Approach to the Computation of the Magnetostriction-Induced Vibration of Laminated Steel Structures
 M. Javorski, G. Čepon, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 49, No. 11, November 2013

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Frequency-based structural modification for the case of base excitation
 M. Česnik, J. Slavič, P. Čermelj and M. Boltežar
Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 332, Issue 20, 30 September 2013, Pages 5029–5039

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Operational mode-shape normalisation with a structural modification for small and light structures
 D. Rovšček, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 42, Issues 1–2, January 2014, Pages 1–13

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A Thick Anisotropic Plate Element in the Framework of an Absolute Nodal Coordinate Formulation
 M.Langerholc, J. Slavič and M.Boltežar
Nonlinear Dynamics, July 2013, Volume 73, Issue 1-2, pp 183-198

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Absolute Nodal Coordinates in Digital Image Correlation
 M.Langerholc, J. Slavič and M.Boltežar
Experimental Mechanics, June 2013, Volume 53, Issue 5, pp 807-818

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The use of strain sensors in an experimental modal analysis of small and light structures with free-free boundary conditions
 D. Rovšček, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Vibration and Control, 2013, Volume 19, Issue 7, May 2013, Pages 1072-1079

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A Multi-Axis Biodynamic Measuring Handle for a Human Hand-Arm System
 L. Knez, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Volume 59, Issue 2, FEB 2013, Pages 71-80

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Frequency-Domain Methods for a Vibration-Fatigue-Life Estimation - Application to Real Data
 M. Mršnik, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 47, p. 8-17, 2013

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Frequency Characteristics of Magnetostriction in Electrical Steel Related to the Structural Vibrations
 M. Javorski, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 48, Issue 12, December 2012, Pages 4727–4734

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Uninterrupted and accelerated vibrational fatigue testing with simultaneous monitoring of the natural frequency and damping
 M.Česnik, J. Slavič and M.Boltežar
Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 331, Issue 24, 19 November 2012, Pages 5370–5382

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Experimental validation of a complex, large-scale, rigid-body mechanism
 M.Langerholc, M.Česnik, J. Slavič and M.Boltežar
Engineering Structures, March 2012 vol. 36, Pages 220-227

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Development of a liquid-flow pulsator
 A.Svete, J.Kutin, I.Bajsić and J. Slavič
Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, Vol 23, Issue 1, Mar 2012, Pages 1–8

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Typical bearing-fault rating using force measurements: application to real data
 J. Slavič, A. Brković and M. Boltežar
Journal of Vibration and Control, December 2011 vol. 17 no. 14 2164-2174

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Damping identification with the Morlet-wave
 J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2011, Volume 25, Issue 5, July 2011, Pages 1632-1645

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Spatial-mode-shape identification using a continuous wavelet transform
 M. Česnik, J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Volume 55, 5, May 2009, Pages 277-285

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A new approach to roughness-induced vibrations on a slider
 J. Slavič, M.D. Bryant and M. Boltežar
Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 306, Issues 3-5, 9 October 2007, Pages 732-750

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Simulating Multibody Dynamics With Rough Contact Surfaces and Run-in Wear
 J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol 45, Num 3-4, August 2006, 353 - 365

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Fault Detection of DC Electric Motors Using the Bispectral Analysis
 M. Boltežar and J. Slavič
Meccanica, Vol 41, Num 3, June 2006, 283-297

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Measuring the dynamic forces to identify the friction of a graphite-copper contact for variable temperature and current
 J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Wear, Vol 260, Issues 9-10, May 2006, 1136-1144

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Non-linearity and non-smoothness in multi-body dynamics : application to woodpecker toy
 J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 2006, vol 220, issue 3, 285-296

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Modelling and analyzing the dynamics of an electric-motor brush
 J. Slavič, M. Nastran and M. Boltežar
Journal of Mech Eng., 2006, vol 52, issue 2, 126-137

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Enhancements to the continuous wavelet transform for damping identifications on short signals
 M. Boltežar and J. Slavič
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Sep 2004, Volume 18, Issue 5, p. 1065-1076

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Damping identification using a continuous wavelet transform: application to real data
 J. Slavič, I. Simonovski and M. Boltežar
Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 262, Issue 2, 24 April 2003, Pages 291-307

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Enhanced identification of damping using continuous wavelet transform
 J. Slavič and M. Boltežar
Journal of Mech Eng., 2002, Vol 48, Issue 11, 621-631

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Measurement of the bending vibration frequencies of a rotating turbo wheel using an optical fibre reflective sensor
 J. Slavič, P. Čermelj, A. Babnik, J. Rejec, J. Možina and M. Boltežar
Measurement Science and Technology, 2002, vol. 13, 4, 477-482

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