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2012

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

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. A., 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

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

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

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

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

Multimetric monitoring of a historic swing bridge

Giles, R., Kim, R., Sweeney, S., Spencer, B., Bergman, L., Shield, C. & Olson, S., 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

NEES integrated seismic risk assessment framework (NISRAF)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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. & 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 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

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

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

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

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., 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

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

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

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

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

Chae, Y., Phillips, B., Ricles, J. M. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2013, Structures Congress 2013: Bridging Your Passion with Your Profession - Proceedings of the 2013 Structures Congress. American Society of Civil Engineers, 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

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

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

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

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

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

Dynamic displacement estimation from acceleration measurements using a wireless smart sensor

Park, J. W., Sim, S. H., Jung, H. J. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2013, Structural Health Monitoring: Research and Applications. Trans Tech Publications Ltd, p. 227-234 8 p. (Key Engineering Materials; vol. 558).

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

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

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., 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

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. A., Jan 1 2013, Structures Congress 2013: Bridging Your Passion with Your Profession - Proceedings of the 2013 Structures Congress. American Society of Civil Engineers, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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, (International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering; vol. 2013-November).

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

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

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

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

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

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. A. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 25 2013, In : International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics. 52, p. 96-109 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Realistic case studies of wireless structural control

Li, B., Sun, Z., Mechitov, K., Hackmann, G., Lu, C., Dyke, S. J., Agha, G. & Spencer, B. F., 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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