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Development and Application of High-Sensitivity Wireless Smart Sensors for Decentralized Stochastic Modal Identification

Jo, H., Sim, S. H., Nagayama, T. & Spencer, B. F., Jun 4 2012, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 138, 6, p. 683-694 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Structural health monitoring
Sensor networks
Sensors
Costs

Efficient campaign-type structural health monitoring using wireless smart sensors

Li, J., Nagayama, T., Mechitov, K. A. & Spencer, B. F., May 22 2012, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2012. 83450U. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8345).

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

Smart Sensors
Smart sensors
structural health monitoring
Wireless Sensors
Structural health monitoring

Equivalent modal damping, stiffening and energy exchanges in multi-degree-of-freedom systems with strongly nonlinear attachments

Quinn, D. D., Hubbard, S., Wierschem, N., Al-Shudeifat, M. A., Ott, R. J., Luo, J., Spencer, B. F., McFarland, D. M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Jun 1 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part K: Journal of Multi-body Dynamics. 226, 2, p. 122-146 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stiffening
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
attachment
degrees of freedom
Damping

Fatigue monitoring of metallic structures by wireless smart sensor networks

Cui, D., Spencer, B. F., Xin, K. & Liu, Y., Oct 1 2012, In : Chongqing Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Chongqing University. 35, 10, p. 38-43 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Sensor networks
Fatigue of materials
Monitoring
Structural health monitoring

Feasibility study of micro-wind turbines for powering wireless sensors on a cable-stayed bridge

Park, J. W., Jung, H. J., Jo, H. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 2012, In : Energies. 5, 9, p. 3450-3464 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cable-stayed Bridge
Cable stayed bridges
Wireless Sensors
Wind Turbine
Wind turbines

Full-scale experimental validation of decentralized damage identification using wireless smart sensors

Jang, S., Sim, S. H., Jo, H. & Spencer, B. F., Nov 1 2012, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 21, 11, 115019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
damage
Structural health monitoring
sensors
Sensor networks

Geographically distributed real-time hybrid simulation of MR dampers for seismic hazard mitigation

Kim, S. J., Christenson, R., Phillips, B. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 17 2012, 20th Analysis and Computation Specialty Conference - Proceedings of the Conference. p. 382-393 12 p. (20th Analysis and Computation Specialty Conference - Proceedings of the Conference).

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

Magnetorheological Damper
Hybrid Simulation
Hazard
Hazards
Real-time

Multimetric monitoring of a historic swing bridge

Giles, R., Kim, R., Sweeney, S., Spencer, B., Bergman, L., Shield, C. & Olson, S., Sep 17 2012, 20th Analysis and Computation Specialty Conference - Proceedings of the Conference. p. 151-162 12 p. (20th Analysis and Computation Specialty Conference - Proceedings of the Conference).

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

Swing bridges
Monitoring
Health Monitoring
Monitoring System
Sensor Networks

NEES integrated seismic risk assessment framework (NISRAF)

Lin, S. L., Li, J., Elnashai, A. S. & Spencer, B. F., Nov 1 2012, In : Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 42, p. 219-228 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

risk assessment process
earthquakes
Risk assessment
Earthquakes
risk assessment

New regulations on railroad bridge safety: Opportunities and challenges for railroad bridge monitoring

Moreu, F., LaFave, J. M. & Spencer, B. F., May 22 2012, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2012. 834540. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8345).

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

Railroad bridges
rail transportation
safety
Safety
Monitoring

Numerical and experimental investigation of a new nonlinear energy sink for passive shock mitigation

AL-Shudeifat, M. A., Wierschem, N., Vakakis, A. F., Bergman, L. A. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 1161-1164 4 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 1, no. PARTS A AND B).

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

Numerical Investigation
Experimental Investigation
Energy transfer
Shock
Energy

Numerical hybrid simulation modeling verification for a curved 3-pier bridge (Investigation of Combined Actions on Reinforced Concrete Bridge Piers (CABER) Project)

Abdelnaby, A., Frankie, T., Spencer, B. & Elnashai, A. S., Jan 1 2012, 3rd International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics, IMCIC 2012 - Proceedings. Savoie, M. J., Callaos, N. C., Siddique, M., Sanchez, B., Zinn, C. D. & Tremante, A. (eds.). International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, IIIS, p. 245-248 4 p. (3rd International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics, IMCIC 2012 - Proceedings).

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

Bridge piers
Concrete bridges
Reinforced concrete
Piers
Computer simulation

Passive damping enhancement of a two-degree-of-freedom system through a strongly nonlinear two-degree-of-freedom attachment

Wierschem, N. E., Quinn, D. D., Hubbard, S. A., Al-Shudeifat, M. A., McFarland, D. M., Luo, J., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Dec 3 2012, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 331, 25, p. 5393-5407 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Energy transfer
attachment
absorbers
degrees of freedom

Post-earthquake modelling of transportation networks

Chang, L., Elnashai, A. S. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2012, In : Structure and Infrastructure Engineering. 8, 10, p. 893-911 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earthquakes
earthquake
modeling
travel demand
methodology

Preliminary study of low-cost GPS receivers for time synchronization of wireless sensor networks

Kim, R., Nagayama, T., Jo, H. & Spencer, B. F., May 22 2012, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2012. 83451A. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8345).

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

time synchronization
Smart Sensors
Time Synchronization
Wireless Sensors
Smart sensors

Simulation and testing of a 6-story structure incorporating a coupled two mass nonlinear energy sink

Wierschem, N. E., Luo, J., Al-Shudeifat, M., Hubbard, S., Ott, R., Fahnestock, L. A., Quinn, D. D., McFarland, D. M., Spencer, B. F., Vakakis, A. & Bergman, L. A., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 1301-1308 8 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 1, no. PARTS A AND B).

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

Damping
Testing
Energy
Simulation
Dissipate

Structural health monitoring of railroad bridges - Research needs and preliminary results

Moreu, F., LaFave, J. M. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2012, Structures Congress 2012 - Proceedings of the 2012 Structures Congress. p. 2141-2152 12 p. (Structures Congress 2012 - Proceedings of the 2012 Structures Congress).

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

Railroad bridges
Structural health monitoring
Railroads
Structural design
Engineers

The time-keeping anomaly of energy-saving sensors: Manifestation, solution, and a structural monitoring case study

Moinzadeh, P., Mechitov, K., Shiftehfar, R., Abdelzaher, T., Agha, G. & Spencer, B. F., Nov 1 2012, 2012 9th Annual IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks, SECON 2012. p. 380-388 9 p. 6275801. (Annual IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks workshops; vol. 1).

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

Clocks
Energy conservation
Monitoring
Sensors
Synchronization
2013

Advances and innovations at the multi-axial full-scale substructure testing and simulation (MUST-SIM) facility

Spencer, B. F., Kuchma, D. A., Elnashai, A. S. & Chang, C. M., Jan 1 2013, 5th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering, AESE 2013. EUCENTRE, (International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering; vol. 2013-November).

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

Innovation
Testing
Position control
Electronic data interchange
Nonlinear analysis

An enhanced hydraulic actuator control method for large-scale real-time hybrid simulations

Chae, Y., Phillips, B., Ricles, J. M. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 17 2013, Structures Congress 2013: Bridging Your Passion with Your Profession - Proceedings of the 2013 Structures Congress. p. 2382-2393 12 p. (Structures Congress 2013: Bridging Your Passion with Your Profession - Proceedings of the 2013 Structures Congress).

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

Hydraulic actuators
Time series
Actuators
Hydraulics
Transfer functions

Automated wireless monitoring system for cable tension using smart sensors

Sim, S. H., Li, J., Jo, H., Park, J., Cho, S., Spencer, B. F. & Yun, C. B., Jun 12 2013, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2013. 86922B. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8692).

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

Smart Sensors
Smart sensors
Monitoring System
Cable
cables

Bayesian updating of fragility functions using hybrid simulation

Li, J., Spencer, B. F. & Elnashai, A. S., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Structural Engineering (United States). 139, 7, p. 1160-1171 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earthquakes
Availability
Calibration
Economics
Testing

Corrosion estimation of a historic truss bridge using model updating

Jang, S., Li, J. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Bridge Engineering. 18, 7, p. 678-689 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corrosion
Steel bridges
Inspection
Analytical models
Scanning

Develoment of high-sensitivity wireless strain sensor for structural health monitoring

Jo, H., Park, J. W., Spencer, B. F. & Jung, H. J., May 1 2013, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 11, 5, p. 477-496 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural health monitoring
Smart sensors
Sensors
Cable stayed bridges
Cost effectiveness

Development of a wireless displacement measurement system using acceleration responses

Park, J. W., Sim, S. H., Jung, H. J. & Billie, S., Jul 1 2013, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 13, 7, p. 8377-8392 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Displacement measurement
displacement measurement
Costs and Cost Analysis
engineering
Costs

Dynamic displacement estimation from acceleration measurements using a wireless smart sensor

Park, J. W., Sim, S. H., Jung, H. J. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 26 2013, Structural Health Monitoring: Research and Applications. p. 227-234 8 p. (Key Engineering Materials; vol. 558).

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

Acceleration measurement
Smart sensors
Displacement measurement
Accelerometers
Lasers

Erratum for "bridge seismic retrofit program planning to maximize postearthquake transportation network capacity"

Chang, L., Peng, F., Ouyang, Y., Elnashai, A. S. & Spencer, B. F., Nov 26 2013, In : Journal of Infrastructure Systems. 19, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Planning

Experimental and analytical behavior of blind bolted moment connections

Wang, J. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 16 2013, In : Journal of Constructional Steel Research. 82, p. 33-47 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steel
Finite element method
Stiffness
Axial loads
Composite materials

Experimental blast testing of a large 9-story structure equipped with a system of nonlinear energy sinks

Wierschem, N. E., Hubbard, S. A., Luo, J., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., Quinn, D. D., McFarland, D. M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Jan 1 2013, 22nd Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention Conference; 25th Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 8).

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

Blast
Testing
Energy
Passive System
Narrative

Experimental testing of a large 9-story structure equipped with multiple nonlinear energy sinks subjected to an impulsive loading

Wierschem, N. E., Luo, J., Hubbard, S., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Oct 17 2013, Structures Congress 2013: Bridging Your Passion with Your Profession - Proceedings of the 2013 Structures Congress. p. 2241-2252 12 p. (Structures Congress 2013: Bridging Your Passion with Your Profession - Proceedings of the 2013 Structures Congress).

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

Testing
Energy transfer
Loads (forces)
Earthquakes

Feasibility of displacement monitoring using low-cost GPS receivers

Jo, H., Sim, S. H., Tatkowski, A., Spencer, B. F. & Nelson, M. E., Sep 1 2013, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 20, 9, p. 1240-1254 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Global positioning system
Monitoring
Costs
Sensors
Mobile phones

Hybrid simulation for earthquake response of semirigid partial-strength steel frames

Mahmoud, H. N., Elnashai, A. S., Spencer, B. F., Kwon, O. S. & Bennier, D. J., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Structural Engineering (United States). 139, 7, p. 1134-1148 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steel
Earthquakes
Boundary conditions
Testing
Seats

Hybrid simulation of a seismically-excited four-span curved bridge

Chang, C. M., Frankie, T. M., Silva, P. F., Sanders, D. H., Kuchma, D. A. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2013, 5th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering, AESE 2013. EUCENTRE, (International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering; vol. 2013-November).

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

Bridge piers
Piers
Earthquakes
Boundary conditions
Bridge decks

Hybrid simulation of curved four-span bridge: Comparison of numerical and hybrid experimental/analytical results and methods of numerical model calibration

Frankie, T., Abdelnaby, A., Silva, P., Sanders, D., Elnashai, A., Spencer, B. F., Kuchma, D. & Chang, C. M., Oct 17 2013, Structures Congress 2013: Bridging Your Passion with Your Profession - Proceedings of the 2013 Structures Congress. p. 721-732 12 p. (Structures Congress 2013: Bridging Your Passion with Your Profession - Proceedings of the 2013 Structures Congress).

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

Numerical models
Calibration
Earthquakes
Analytical models
Geometry

Hybrid system identification for high-performance structural control

Chang, C. M. & Spencer, B. F., Nov 1 2013, In : Engineering Structures. 56, p. 443-456 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hybrid systems
Identification (control systems)
Model structures
Transfer functions
Poles

Improved model-based feedforward and feedback control for real-time hybrid simulation

Chen, P. C., Chang, C. M., Spencer, B. F. & Tsai, K. C., Jan 1 2013, 5th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering, AESE 2013. EUCENTRE, Vol. 2013-November.

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

Feedforward control
Feedback control
Controllers
Feedback
Stability criteria

Model-based feedforward-feedback actuator control for real-time hybrid simulation

Phillips, B. M. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Structural Engineering (United States). 139, 7, p. 1205-1214 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actuators
Feedback
Steel
Testing
Communication

Model-based multiactuator control for real-time hybrid simulation

Phillips, B. M. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 4 2013, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 139, 2, p. 219-228 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actuators
Time delay
Feedforward control
Computer simulation
Real time control

Model updating based on an affine scaling interior optimization algorithm

Zhang, Y. X., Jia, C. X., Li, J. & Spencer, B. F., Nov 1 2013, In : Engineering Optimization. 45, 11, p. 1379-1395 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Affine Scaling
Model Updating
Finite Element Model
Optimization Algorithm
Interior

Nature of seismic control force in acceleration feedback

Asai, T., Spencer, B. F., Iemura, H. & Chang, C. M., May 1 2013, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 20, 5, p. 789-803 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Force control
Feedback
Stiffness
Acceleration control
State feedback

Numerical and experimental investigation of a highly effective single-sided vibro-impact non-linear energy sink for shock mitigation

Al-Shudeifat, M. A., Wierschem, N., Quinn, D. D., Vakakis, A. F., Bergman, L. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 25 2013, In : International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics. 52, p. 96-109 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Numerical Investigation
Experimental Investigation
Shock
Stiffness
Damping

Realistic case studies of wireless structural control

Li, B., Sun, Z., Mechitov, K., Hackmann, G., Lu, C., Dyke, S. J., Agha, G. A. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 15 2013, 2013 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, ICCPS 2013. p. 179-188 10 p. 6604012. (2013 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, ICCPS 2013).

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

Wireless sensor networks
Simulators
Control systems
Disasters
Sensor networks

Realistic case studies of wireless structural control

Li, B., Sun, Z., Mechitov, K., Hackmann, G., Lu, C., Dyke, S. J., Agha, G. A. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 2 2013, Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE 4th International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, ICCPS 2013. p. 179-188 10 p. (Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE 4th International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, ICCPS 2013).

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

Wireless sensor networks
Simulators
Control systems
Disasters
Sensor networks

Real-time hybrid simulation of a smart outrigger damping system for high-rise buildings

Asai, T., Chang, C. M., Phillips, B. M. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 1 2013, In : Engineering Structures. 57, p. 177-188 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damping
Earthquakes
Energy dissipation
Real time systems
Computer simulation

Seismic response of extended end plate joints to concrete-filled steel tubular columns

Wang, J., Zhang, L. & Spencer, B. F., Apr 1 2013, In : Engineering Structures. 49, p. 876-892 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seismic response
Concretes
Steel
Bolts
Failure modes

Semi-active damped outriggers for seismic protection of high-rise buildings

Chang, C. M., Wang, Z., Spencer, B. F. & Chen, Z., May 1 2013, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 11, 5, p. 435-451 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damping
Magnetorheological fluids
Bending (deformation)
Tall buildings
Flexible structures

TinyOS-based real-time wireless data acquisition framework for structural health monitoring and control

Linderman, L. E., Mechitov, K. A. & Spencer, B. F., Jun 1 2013, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 20, 6, p. 1007-1020 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural health monitoring
Data acquisition
Smart sensors
Throughput
Sampling

Wireless smart sensor for monitoring civil infrastructure

Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2013, Structural Health Monitoring for Infrastructure Sustainability - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, SHMII 2013. Queensland University of Technology, p. 116-134 19 p. (Structural Health Monitoring for Infrastructure Sustainability - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, SHMII 2013).

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

Smart sensors
Hardware
Monitoring
2015

Adaptive model-based tracking control for real-time hybrid simulation

Chen, P. C., Chang, C. M., Spencer, B. F. & Tsai, K. C., Jun 1 2015, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 13, 6, p. 1633-1653 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydraulic equipment
simulation
controllers
adaptive control
dampers

Adaptive position tracking control of electro-hydraulic six-degree-of-freedom driving simulator subject to perturbation

Zhao, Q., Wang, N. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 2015, In : SIMULATION. 91, 3, p. 265-275 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Driving Simulator
Position Control
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Tracking Control
Hydraulics