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Hybrid analytical-experimental simulation in earthquake response assessment

Elnashai, A. S., Kwon, O., Gencturk, B., Mahmoud, H., Spencer, B., Elanwar, H. & Kim, S., Jan 1 2016, Insights and Innovations in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2016. Zingoni, A. (ed.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 16-22 7 p. (Insights and Innovations in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Earthquakes
Testing
Computer program listings
Analytical models

Hybrid Model for Railroad Bridge Dynamics

Kim, R. E., Moreu, F. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Structural Engineering (United States). 142, 10, 04016066.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad bridges
Railroads
Dynamic response

Improving Situational Awareness of the As-Is Building Conditions through Multi-Modal Sensing and Analytics Using Thermal Camera-Equipped Smartphones

Ham, Y., Yoon, H. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2016, Construction Research Congress 2016: Old and New Construction Technologies Converge in Historic San Juan - Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress, CRC 2016. Perdomo-Rivera, J. L., Lopez del Puerto, C., Gonzalez-Quevedo, A., Maldonado-Fortunet, F. & Molina-Bas, O. I. (eds.). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 898-908 11 p. (Construction Research Congress 2016: Old and New Construction Technologies Converge in Historic San Juan - Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress, CRC 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Smartphones
Cameras
Wireless local area networks (WLAN)
Energy efficiency
Global positioning system

Numerical and experimental study of the performance of a single-sided vibro-impact track nonlinear energy sink

Wang, J., Wierschem, N., Spencer, B. F. & Lu, X., Apr 10 2016, In : Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 45, 4, p. 635-652 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Excitation energy
Electron energy levels
Frequency response
Analytical models
Energy dissipation

Optimization methodology for cross-section size in momentresisting frame design

Xu, J., Lu, X. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2016, Structures and Architecture - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Structures and Architecture, ICSA 2016. Cruz, P. J. S. (ed.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1037-1044 8 p. (Structures and Architecture - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Structures and Architecture, ICSA 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Steel construction

Probabilistic assessment of high-throughput wireless sensor networks

Kim, R. E., Mechitov, K., Sim, S. H., Spencer, B. F. & Song, J., Jun 2016, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 16, 6, 792.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Sensor networks
Wireless sensor networks
Throughput
Structural health monitoring

Real-time hybrid testing with equivalent force control method incorporating Kalman filter

Shi, P., Wu, B., Spencer, B. F., Phillips, B. M. & Chang, C. M., Apr 1 2016, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 23, 4, p. 735-748 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Force control
Kalman filters
Testing
Time delay
Feedback control

Recent advances in wireless smart sensors for multi-scale monitoring and control of civil infrastructure

Spencer, B. F., Jo, H., Mechitov, K. A., Li, J., Sim, S. H., Kim, R. E., Cho, S., Linderman, L. E., Moinzadeh, P., Giles, R. K. & Agha, G., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring. 6, 1, p. 17-41 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Monitoring
Structural health monitoring
Arsenals
Hardware

Reference-Free Displacements for Condition Assessment of Timber Railroad Bridges

Moreu, F., Li, J., Jo, H., Kim, R. E., Scola, S., Spencer, B. F. & Lafave, J. M., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Bridge Engineering. 21, 2, 04015052.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad bridges
Timber
Railroads
Smart sensors
Inspection

Response enhancement of a 32-story building structure using two types of track nonlinear energy sinks

Wang, J., Lu, X., Wierschem, N. E. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2016, Transforming the Future of Infrastructure through Smarter Information - Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction, ICSIC 2016. Parlikad, A. K., Schooling, J. M., Soga, K., Mair, R. J. & Jin, Y. (eds.). ICE Publishing, p. 475-480 6 p. (Transforming the Future of Infrastructure through Smarter Information - Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction, ICSIC 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Damping
Stiffness
Electron energy levels

Substructure-level based method for damage quantification in determinant trusses

Blachowski, B., An, Y. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2016, Proceedings of ISMA 2016 - International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering and USD2016 - International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics. Sas, P., Moens, D. & van de Walle, A. (eds.). KU Leuven, Departement Werktuigkunde, p. 3283-3293 11 p. (Proceedings of ISMA 2016 - International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering and USD2016 - International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

trusses
Trusses
Global optimization
substructures
determinants

Synchronized sensing for wireless monitoring of large structures

Kim, R. E., Li, J., Spencer, B. F., Nagayama, T. & Mechitov, K. A., Nov 2016, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 18, 5, p. 885-909 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synchronization
Monitoring
Clocks
Sensors
Structural health monitoring

Target-free approach for vision-based structural system identification using consumer-grade cameras

Yoon, H., Elanwar, H., Choi, H., Golparvar Fard, M. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 1 2016, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 23, 12, p. 1405-1416 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Identification (control systems)
Cameras
Structural health monitoring
Displacement measurement
Sensors

Traffic Safety Evaluation for Railway Bridges Using Expanded Multisensor Data Fusion

Park, J. W., Lee, K. C., Sim, S. H., Jung, H. J. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2016, In : Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 31, 10, p. 749-760 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Data fusion
Sensors
Acceleration measurement
Strain measurement
Transducers

Victim Localization and Assessment System for Emergency Responders

Yoon, H., Shiftehfar, R., Cho, S., Spencer, B. F., Nelson, M. E. & Agha, G., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 30, 2, 04015011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disasters
Wi-Fi
Smartphones
Earthquakes
Fires
2017

Autonomous evaluation of ambient vibration of underground spaces induced by adjacent subway trains using high-sensitivity Wireless Smart sensors

Sun, K., Zhang, W., Ding, H., Kim, R. E. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 2017, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 19, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Subways
Subway stations
Structural health monitoring
Testing

Axial Strain Accelerations Approach for Damage Localization in Statically Determinate Truss Structures

Blachowski, B., An, Y., Spencer, B. F. & Ou, J., Apr 1 2017, In : Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 32, 4, p. 304-318 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trusses
Global optimization
Signal processing

Consequence-based management of railroad bridge networks

Moreu, F., Spencer, B. F., Foutch, D. A. & Scola, S., Feb 1 2017, In : Structure and Infrastructure Engineering. 13, 2, p. 273-286 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad bridges
repair and maintenance
replacement
Repair
Railroads

Cross-Correlation-based structural system identification using unmanned aerial vehicles

Yoon, H., Hoskere, V., Park, J. W. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 11 2017, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 17, 9, 2075.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pilotless aircraft
system identification
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
cross correlation
Identification (control systems)

Inertial mass damper for mitigating cable vibration

Lu, L., Duan, Y. F., Spencer, B. F., Lu, X. & Zhou, Y., Oct 2017, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 24, 10, e1986.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cables
Damping
Vibrations (mechanical)
Energy dissipation
Stiffness

Modal parametric identification of distribution type structures based on random decrement technique

Lu, J., Sim, S. H. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 15 2017, In : Zhendong yu Chongji/Journal of Vibration and Shock. 36, 17, p. 48-54 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Sensor networks
sensors
assurance
Processing

Model-based framework for multi-axial real-time hybrid simulation testing

Fermandois, G. A. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2017, In : Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration. 16, 4, p. 671-691 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actuators
Controllers
Testing
simulation
Earthquakes

New stochastic approach of vehicle energy dissipation on nondeformable rough pavements

Kim, R. E., Kang, S., Spencer, B. F., Al-Qadi, I. L. & Ozer, H., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 143, 4, 04016118.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pavements
Energy dissipation
Surface roughness
Vehicle suspensions
White noise

Next Generation Wireless Smart Sensors Toward Sustainable Civil Infrastructure

Spencer, B. F., Park, J. W., Mechitov, K. A., Jo, H. & Agha, G. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Procedia Engineering. 171, p. 5-13 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Smart sensors
Structural health monitoring
Zigbee
Monitoring
Damage detection

Optimization of Structures Subject to Stochastic Dynamic Loading

Xu, J., Spencer, B. F., Lu, X., Chen, X. & Lu, L., Aug 2017, In : Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 32, 8, p. 657-673 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural optimization

Performance-based optimization of nonlinear structures subject to stochastic dynamic loading

Xu, J., Spencer, B. F. & Lu, X., Mar 1 2017, In : Engineering Structures. 134, p. 334-345 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earthquakes
Structural optimization
White noise
Linearization
Nonlinear equations

Railroad bridge monitoring using wireless smart sensors

Moreu, F., Kim, R. E. & Spencer, B. F., Feb 1 2017, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 24, 2, e1863.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad bridges
Smart sensors
Monitoring
Railroads
Inspection

Railroad infrastructure management enabled by structural health monitoring

Moreu, F. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2017, Life-Cycle of Engineering Systems: Emphasis on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure - 5th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Engineering, IALCCE 2016. Bakker, J., Frangopol, D. M. & van Breugel, K. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 114-124 11 p. (Life-Cycle of Engineering Systems: Emphasis on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure - 5th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Engineering, IALCCE 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Structural health monitoring
Railroads
Repair
Railroad bridges
Rails

Rapid damage assessment in tall buildings after seismic events

Tsuchimoto, K. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2017, Structural Health Monitoring 2017: Real-Time Material State Awareness and Data-Driven Safety Assurance - Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, IWSHM 2017. Chang, F-K. & Kopsaftopoulos, F. (eds.). DEStech Publications, p. 1123-1130 8 p. (Structural Health Monitoring 2017: Real-Time Material State Awareness and Data-Driven Safety Assurance - Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, IWSHM 2017; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tall buildings
Health Care Costs
Maintenance
Safety
Structural health monitoring

Response attenuation in a large-scale structure subjected to blast excitation utilizing a system of essentially nonlinear vibration absorbers

Wierschem, N. E., Hubbard, S. A., Luo, J., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., McFarland, D. M., Quinn, D. D., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Feb 17 2017, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 389, p. 52-72 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

blasts
absorbers
Blast resistance
attenuation
vibration

Sensor fusion for structural tilt estimation using an acceleration-based tilt sensor and a gyroscope

Liu, C., Park, J. W., Spencer, B. F., Moon, D. S. & Fan, J., Sep 1 2017, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 26, 10, 105005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

multisensor fusion
Gyroscopes
gyroscopes
Fusion reactions
sensors
Pavements
Energy dissipation
Railroad cars
energy
energy consumption

Towards an automated damage detection system for miter gates on navigation locks: Detecting boundary condition degradation

Eick, B. A., Spencer, B. F., Smith, M. D., Alexander, Q. G. & Foltz, S. D., Jan 1 2017, Structural Health Monitoring 2017: Real-Time Material State Awareness and Data-Driven Safety Assurance - Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, IWSHM 2017. Chang, F-K. & Kopsaftopoulos, F. (eds.). DEStech Publications, p. 307-314 8 p. (Structural Health Monitoring 2017: Real-Time Material State Awareness and Data-Driven Safety Assurance - Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, IWSHM 2017; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Damage detection
Navigation
Structural health monitoring
Boundary conditions
Degradation
2018

A beam with arbitrarily placed lateral dampers: Evolution of complex modes with damping

Chen, Y., McFarland, D. M., Spencer, B. F. & Bergman, L. A., Jan 1 2018, In : JVC/Journal of Vibration and Control. 24, 2, p. 379-392 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural frequencies
Damping
Boundary conditions
Vibrations (mechanical)

ANFIS based quadrotor drone altitude control implementation on Raspberry Pi platform

Dorzhigulov, A., Bissengaliuly, B., Spencer, B. F., Kim, J. & James, A. P., Jun 1 2018, In : Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing. 95, 3, p. 435-445 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Altitude control
Controllers
Fuzzy inference
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Kinematics

A novel distribution regression approach for data loss compensation in structural health monitoring

Chen, Z., Bao, Y., Li, H. & Spencer, B. F., Nov 1 2018, In : Structural Health Monitoring. 17, 6, p. 1473-1490 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural health monitoring
Probability density function
Health
Extrapolation
Compensation and Redress

A simplified procedure for estimating nonlinear seismic demand of tall piers

Chen, X., Guan, Z., Spencer, B. F. & Li, J., Nov 1 2018, In : Engineering Structures. 174, p. 778-791 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bridge piers
Piers
Seismic response
Bending moments
Ductility

Automated damage detection in miter gates of navigation locks

Eick, B. A., Treece, Z. R., Spencer, B. F., Smith, M. D., Sweeney, S. C., Alexander, Q. G. & Foltz, S. D., Jan 2018, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 25, 1, e2053.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damage detection
Navigation
Structural health monitoring
Time series
Inspection

Beam Finite Element Including Shear Lag Effect of Extra-Wide Concrete Box Girders

Zhou, G., Li, A., Li, J., Duan, M., Spencer, B. F. & Zhu, L., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Bridge Engineering. 23, 11, 04018083.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suspension bridges
Beams and girders
Concrete beams and girders
Concretes
Describing functions

Damage detection in shear buildings using different estimated curvature

Shi, J. Y., Spencer, B. F. & Chen, S. S., Jan 2018, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 25, 1, e2050.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damage detection
Frequency response
Finite difference method
Interpolation
Boundary conditions

Demand-based wireless smart sensors for earthquake monitoring of civil infrastructure

Fu, Y., Zhu, L., Hoang, T., Mechitov, K. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2018, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2018. Wang, K-W., Sohn, H. & Lynch, J. P. (eds.). SPIE, 105980Z. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10598).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Smart Sensors
Smart sensors
Wireless Sensors
Earthquake
Earthquakes

Design criteria for dissipative devices in coupled oscillators under seismic excitation

Gattulli, V., Potenza, F. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 2018, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 25, 7, e2167.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stochastic systems

Development of a high-sensitivitywireless accelerometer for structural health monitoring

Zhu, L., Fu, Y., Chow, R., Spencer, B. F., Park, J. W. & Mechitov, K., Jan 17 2018, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 18, 1, 262.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

structural health monitoring
Structural health monitoring
accelerometers
Accelerometers
Smart sensors

Estimating azimuth of subsurface linear targets by polarimetric GPR

Liu, H., Huang, X., Xing, B., Cui, J., Spencer, B. F. & Liu, Q. H., Oct 31 2018, 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 6784-6787 4 p. 8517637. (International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS); vol. 2018-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ground penetrating radar
azimuth
Radar
Ground penetrating radar systems
Radar reflection

Fatigue life prediction for parallel-wire stay cables considering corrosion effects

Lan, C., Xu, Y., Liu, C., Li, H. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 2018, In : International Journal of Fatigue. 114, p. 81-91 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatigue Life Prediction
Corrosion
Cable
Fatigue Life
Cables

Free vibration-based system identification using temporal cross-correlations

Narazaki, Y., Hoskere, V. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vibrations (mechanical)
Identification (control systems)
Vibration measurement
Power spectrum
Random processes

Monitoring of chloride-induced corrosion in steel rebars

Lan, C., Tuerhan, M., Liu, C., Li, H. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steel
Chlorides
Corrosion
Monitoring
Stress concentration

Multi-level damage identification of a bridge structure: a combined numerical and experimental investigation

Xu, Y. L., Zhang, C. D., Zhan, S. & Spencer, B. F., Feb 1 2018, In : Engineering Structures. 156, p. 53-67 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suspension bridges
Testbeds
Sensors
Inverse problems
Kalman filters

Probabilistic model for length effect on fatigue life of longitudinal elements

Lan, C., Bai, N., Yang, H., Liu, C., Li, H. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 2018, In : Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures. 41, 9, p. 1948-1962 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatigue of materials
Wire
High strength steel
Statistical Models
Random variables

Reference-free structural dynamic displacement estimation method

Gomez, F., Park, J. W. & Spencer, B. F., Aug 2018, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 25, 8, e2209.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural dynamics
Railroad bridges
FIR filters
Timber
Simulators