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2013

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

Linderman, L. E., Mechitov, K. A. & Spencer, B. F., Jun 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

2014

A damage localization method based on the 'jerk energy'

An, Y., Jo, H., Spencer, B. F. & Ou, J., Feb 1 2014, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 23, 2, 025020.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A phased approach to enable hybrid simulation of complex structures

Spencer, B. F., Chang, C. M., Frankie, T. M., Kuchma, D. A., Silva, P. F. & Abdelnaby, A. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration. 13, 1, p. 63-77 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Automated assessment of cracks on concrete surfaces using adaptive digital image processing

Liu, Y., Cho, S., Spencer, B. F. & Fan, J., Oct 1 2014, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 14, 4, p. 719-741 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A wireless smart sensor network for automated monitoring of cable tension

Sim, S. H., Li, J., Jo, H., Park, J. W., Cho, S., Spencer, B. F. & Jung, H. J., Feb 1 2014, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 23, 2, 025006.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Design, simulation, and large-scale testing of an innovative vibration mitigation device employing essentially nonlinear elastomeric springs

Luo, J., Wierschem, N. E., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., Quinn, D. D., Mcfarland, D. M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Oct 10 2014, In : Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 43, 12, p. 1829-1851 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Direct performance-based design with 200kN MR dampers using multi-objective cost effective optimization for steel MRFs

Cha, Y. J., Agrawal, A. K., Phillips, B. M. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 15 2014, In : Engineering Structures. 71, p. 60-72 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Experimental investigation of a rotational nonlinear energy sink for shock mitigation

Wierschem, N. E., AL-Shudeifat, M. A., Spencer, B. F., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L., Jan 1 2014, 10th International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics, and Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 6).

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

Experimental testing and numerical simulation of a six-story structure incorporating two-degree-of-freedom 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. F. & Bergman, L., Jun 1 2014, In : Journal of Structural Engineering (United States). 140, 6, 04014027.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feedforward actuator controller development using the backward-difference method for real-time hybrid simulation

Phillips, B. M., Takada, S., Spencer, B. F. & Fujino, Y., Dec 1 2014, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 14, 6, p. 1081-1103 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fuzzy analytic hierarchy process synthetic evaluation models for the health monitoring of shield tunnels

Zhang, W., Sun, K., Lei, C., Zhang, Y., Li, H. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2014, In : Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 29, 9, p. 676-688 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Large-scale experimental evaluation and numerical simulation of a system of nonlinear energy sinks for seismic mitigation

Luo, J., Wierschem, N. E., Hubbard, S. A., Fahnestock, L. A., Dane Quinn, D., Michael McFarland, D., Spencer, B. F., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Oct 15 2014, In : Engineering Structures. 77, p. 34-48 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Model-based multi-metric control of uniaxial shake tables

Phillips, B. M., Wierschem, N. E. & Spencer, B. F., Apr 25 2014, In : Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 43, 5, p. 681-699 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Model-based tracking control framework for real-time hybrid simulation

Chen, P. C., Chang, C. M., Spencer, B. F. & Tsai, K. C., Jan 1 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Multiaxial active isolation for seismic protection of buildings

Chang, C. M., Spencer, B. F. & Shi, P., Apr 2014, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 21, 4, p. 484-502 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multi-metric model-based structural health monitoring

Jo, H. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2014, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2014. SPIE, 90611F. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9061).

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

Numerical and hybrid analysis of a curved bridge and methods of numerical model calibration

Abdelnaby, A. E., Frankie, T. M., Elnashai, A. S., Spencer, B. F., Kuchma, D. A., Silva, P. & Chang, C. M., Jul 1 2014, In : Engineering Structures. 70, p. 234-245 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parametric time-domain identification of multiple-input systems using decoupled output signals

Li, J., Ruiz-Sandoval, M., Spencer, B. F. & Elnashai, A. S., Jul 25 2014, In : Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 43, 9, p. 1307-1324 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Performance validations of semiactive controllers on large-scale moment-resisting frame equipped with 200-kN MR damper using real-time hybrid simulations

Cha, Y. J., Agrawal, A. K., Friedman, A., Phillips, B., Ahn, R., Dong, B., Dyke, S. J., Spencer, B. F., Ricles, J. & Christenson, R., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Structural Engineering (United States). 140, 10, 04014066.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Realization of a strongly nonlinear vibration-mitigation device using elastomeric bumpers

Luo, J., Wierschem, N. E., Fahnestock, L. A., Bergman, L. A., Spencer, B. F., Al-Shudeifat, M., McFarland, D. M., Quinn, D. D. & Vakakis, A. F., 2014, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 140, 5, 04014009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stochastic DLV method for steel truss structures: Simulation and experiment

An, Y., Ou, J., Li, J. & Spencer, B. F., Aug 2014, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 14, 2, p. 105-128 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

System identification of civil engineering structures with multiple inputs by decoupling output signals

Li, J., Ruiz-Sandoval, M., Spencer, B. F. & Elnashai, A. S., Jan 1 2014, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2014. SPIE, 90611I. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9061).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Optimization methodology for cross-section size in momentresisting frame design

Xu, J., Lu, X. & Spencer, B., 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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