Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Research Fellow



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Loic Salles is a Research Fellow in Rolls-Royce Vibration UTC in Mechanical Engineering department. He joined Imperial College in 2012. He works on the developpment of the in-house code FORSE. He obtained his PhD in 2010 coinjointly at Ecole Centrale Lyon and Bauman Moscow State Technical University. He graduated as a rocket engineer from BMSTU in 2006 and as a mechanical engineer from Ecole Centrale Lyon in 2006.



Fontanela F, Grolet A, Salles L, et al., Dissipative solitons in forced cyclic and symmetric structures

Salles L, Staples B, Hoffmann NP, et al., Nonlinear dynamic analysis of whole aeroengine models with harmonic balance method and continuation techniques for imperfect bifurcations and isolated solutions., Nonlinear Dynamics, ISSN:1573-269X

Armand J, Salles L, Schwingshackl CW, et al., 2018, On the effects of roughness on the nonlinear dynamics of a bolted joint: A multiscale analysis, European Journal of Mechanics, A/solids, Vol:70, ISSN:0997-7538, Pages:44-57

Fontanela F, Grolet A, Salles L, et al., 2018, Dark solitons, modulation instability and breathers in a chain of weakly nonlinear oscillators with cyclic symmetry, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol:413, ISSN:0022-460X, Pages:467-481

Krack M, Salles L, Thouverez F, 2017, Vibration Prediction of Bladed Disks Coupled by Friction Joints, Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, Vol:24, ISSN:1134-3060, Pages:589-636

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