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A Test Method for Damage Diagnosis of Suspension Bridge Suspender Cables

An, Y., Spencer, B. F. & Ou, J., Oct 1 2015, In : Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 30, 10, p. 771-784 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bridge cables
Suspension bridges
Cables
Damage detection
Signal to noise ratio

Closed-loop structural control with real-time smart sensors

Linderman, L. E. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 2015, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 16, 6, p. 1147-1167 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Hardware
Processing
Sampling
Control systems

Dynamic assessment of timber railroad bridges using displacements

Moreu, F., Jo, H., Li, J., Kim, R. E., Cho, S., Kimmle, A., Scola, S., Le, H., Spencer, B. F. & LaFave, J. M., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of Bridge Engineering. 20, 10, 4014114.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad bridges
Timber
Railroads
Piles
Inspection

Dynamic characteristics of novel energy dissipation systems with damped outriggers

Tan, P., Fang, C. J., Chang, C. M., Spencer, B. F. & Zhou, F. L., Sep 1 2015, In : Engineering Structures. 98, p. 128-140 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy dissipation
Stiffness
Damping
Tall buildings
Stiffness matrix

Embedding compressive sensing-based data loss recovery algorithm into wireless smart sensors for structural health monitoring

Zou, Z., Bao, Y., Li, H., Spencer, B. F. & Ou, J., Feb 1 2015, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 15, 2, p. 797-808 12 p., 6894120.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
structural health monitoring
Structural health monitoring
embedding
recovery

Exact solution of free vibration of a uniform tensioned beam combined with both lateral and rotational linear sub-systems

Chen, Y., McFarland, D. M., Spencer, B. F. & Bergman, L., Apr 14 2015, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 341, p. 206-221 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

free vibration
Root loci
characteristic equations
dampers
loci

Experimental study of track nonlinear energy sinks for dynamic response reduction

Wang, J., Wierschem, N., Spencer, B. F. & Lu, X., Jul 1 2015, In : Engineering Structures. 94, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamic response
Equations of motion
Computer simulation

Large-scale real-time hybrid simulation for evaluation of advanced damping system performance

Friedman, A., Dyke, S. J., Phillips, B., Ahn, R., Dong, B., Chae, Y., Castaneda, N., Jiang, Z., Zhang, J., Cha, Y., Ozdagli, A. I., Spencer, B. F., Ricles, J., Christenson, R., Agrawal, A. & Sause, R., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Structural Engineering (United States). 141, 6, 04014150.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damping
Steel
Electric current control
Civil engineering
Controllers

Low-latency data acquisition hardware for real-time wireless sensor applications

Linderman, L. E., Jo, H. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 1 2015, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 15, 3, p. 1800-1809 10 p., 6952924.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

data acquisition
Data acquisition
hardware
Hardware
structural health monitoring

Multiple degrees of freedom positioning correction for hybrid simulation

Chang, C. M., Frankie, T. M., Spencer, B. F. & Kuchma, D. A., Feb 17 2015, In : Journal of Earthquake Engineering. 19, 2, p. 277-296 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

positioning
Elastic deformation
simulation
Monitoring
monitoring system

Multi-scale structural health monitoring technologies

Xu, Y. L. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2015, In : International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering. 2015-August

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Structural health monitoring
Sensors
Damage detection

Real-time fast damage detection of shear structures with random base excitation

An, Y., Spencer, B. F. & Ou, J., Jul 30 2015, In : Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation. 74, p. 92-102 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damage detection
shear
damage
excitation
Model structures

Real-time hybrid simulation of a smart base-isolated building

Asai, T., Chang, C. M. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 141, 3, 04014128.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Real time systems
Hybrid systems
Earthquakes
Actuators
Wireless sensor networks
Monitoring
Sensors
Gravitation

Structural health monitoring of railroad bridges using wireless smart sensors (WSSs): Recent real-world experiences in North America

Spencer, B. F., Moreu, F. & Kim, R. E., Jan 1 2015, Life-Cycle of Structural Systems: Design, Assessment, Maintenance and Management - Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, IALCCE 2014. Akiyama, M., Furuta, H. & Frangopol, D. M. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 396-403 8 p. (Life-Cycle of Structural Systems: Design, Assessment, Maintenance and Management - Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, IALCCE 2014).

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

Railroad bridges
Smart sensors
Structural health monitoring
Sensors
Railroads

System identification of a historic swing truss bridge using a wireless sensor network employing orientation correction

Cho, S., Giles, R. K. & Spencer, B. F., Feb 1 2015, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 22, 2, p. 255-272 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Swing bridges
Wireless sensor networks
Identification (control systems)
Rivers
Domain decomposition methods

System identification of an in-service railroad bridge using wireless smart sensors

Kim, R. E., Moreu, F. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 1 2015, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 15, 3, p. 683-698 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad bridges
Smart sensors
Identification (control systems)
Calibration
Highway bridges

Track nonlinear energy sink for rapid response reduction in building structures

Wang, J., Wierschem, N. E., Spencer, B. F. & Lu, X., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 141, 1, 04014104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equations of motion
Polynomials
2016

Autonomous evaluation of human annoyance rate induced by subway trains using high-sensitivity wireless smart sensors

Zhang, W., Sun, K., Ding, H., Kim, R. 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. 221-226 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

Smart sensors
Subways
Subway stations
Structural health monitoring
Testing

Concrete Crack Assessment Using Digital Image Processing and 3D Scene Reconstruction

Liu, Y. F., Cho, S., Spencer, B. F. & Fan, J. S., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 30, 1, 04014124.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Image processing
Concretes
Cracks
Concrete construction
Crack detection

Consequence-based management of North American railroad bridge networks enabled by wireless smart Sensors

Moreit, F., Spencer, B. F., Foutch, D. A. & Scola, S., 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. 687-692 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

Railroad bridges
Smart sensors
Repair
Railroads
Costs
Damage detection
Strain energy
Residual stresses
Elastic moduli

Decentralized active control of multistory civil structure with wireless smart sensor nodes

Linderman, L. E. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 142, 10, 04016078.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Sensor nodes
Decentralized control
Control systems
Sampling

Development of RTOS-based wireless SHM system: Benefits in applications

Fu, Y. G., Mechitov, K. A., Hoskere, V. & 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. 149-154 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

Structural health monitoring
Smart sensors
Civil engineering
Sensor nodes
Computer programming languages

Dynamic behavior of stay cables with passive negative stiffness dampers

Shi, X., Zhu, S., Li, J. Y. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2016, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 25, 7, 075044.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dampers
guy wires
cables
stiffness
Cables

Efficient time synchronization for structural health monitoring using wireless smart sensor networks

Li, J., Mechitov, K. A., Kim, R. E. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 1 2016, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 23, 3, p. 470-486 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Structural health monitoring
Sensor networks
Clocks
Synchronization

Embedding human annoyance rate models in wireless smart sensors for assessing the influence of subway train-induced ambient vibration

Sun, K., Zhang, W., Ding, H., Kim, R. E. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 20 2016, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 25, 10, 105023.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Subways
embedding
vibration
sensors
Smartphones
Wireless local area networks (WLAN)
Probability distributions
Global positioning system
Decision making

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