Find Research Outputs

Search concepts
Selected Filters
2019

Adaptive control for smart-actuated base isolation structures regarding various reference-tracking strategies

Ouyang, Y., Shan, J., Shi, W. & Spencer, B. F., Nov 1 2019, In : Engineering Structures. 198, 109574.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Controllers
Actuators
Hydraulics
Backstepping
Dynamic models

Adaptive model reference control method for real-time hybrid simulation

Najafi, A. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2019, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 132, p. 183-193 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Model reference adaptive control
Controllers
Actuators
Damping
Stiffness

Advances in Computer Vision-Based Civil Infrastructure Inspection and Monitoring

Spencer, B. F., Hoskere, V. & Narazaki, Y., Apr 2019, In : Engineering. 5, 2, p. 199-222 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Computer vision
Inspection
Monitoring
Modal analysis
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)

A monitoring-based approach for evaluating dynamic responses of riding vehicle on long-span bridge under strong winds

Wang, H., Mao, J. X. & Spencer, B. F., Jun 15 2019, In : Engineering Structures. 189, p. 35-47 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamic response
Monitoring
Structural health monitoring
Trucks
Interpolation

Analysis of the Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings in the Lushan Ms7.0 Earthquake in the Sichuan Province of China

Sun, B., Spencer, B. F., Yan, P., Chen, X. & Zhang, G., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Earthquake Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

masonry
Earthquakes
vulnerability
earthquake
damage

An intelligent wireless system for real-time seismic monitoring of civil infrastructure

Fu, Y., Hoang, T., Mechitov, K., Kim, J. R. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2019, Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. Chang, F-K., Guemes, A. & Kopsaftopoulos, F. (eds.). DEStech Publications Inc., p. 2485-2492 8 p. (Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring; vol. 2).

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

Computer Systems
Smart sensors
Monitoring
Costs and Cost Analysis
MATLAB

A predicting fatigue life of miter gate anchorages with stochastic modeling and limited sensor data

Levine, N. M., Eick, B. A., Johnson, E. O., Spencer, B. F. & Smith, M. D., Jan 1 2019, Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. Chang, F-K., Guemes, A. & Kopsaftopoulos, F. (eds.). DEStech Publications Inc., p. 325-332 8 p. (Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring; vol. 1).

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

Fatigue
Fatigue of materials
Sensors
Steel
Concretes

Automated modal identification using principal component and cluster analysis: Application to a long-span cable-stayed bridge

Mao, J. X., Wang, H., Fu, Y. G. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2019, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 26, 10, e2430.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cable stayed bridges
Cluster analysis
Principal component analysis
Structural health monitoring
Modal analysis

Backstepping adaptive control for real-time hybrid simulation including servo-hydraulic dynamics

Ouyang, Y., Shi, W., Shan, J. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 1 2019, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 130, p. 732-754 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Backstepping
Hydraulics
Controllers
Robustness (control systems)
Dynamic models

Bayesian modeling updating of miter gates with uncertain boundary conditions

Gomez, F., Spencer, B. F. & Smith, M. D., Jan 1 2019, Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. Chang, F-K., Guemes, A. & Kopsaftopoulos, F. (eds.). DEStech Publications Inc., p. 310-316 7 p. (Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring; vol. 1).

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

Markov Chains
Principal Component Analysis
Economics
Research Personnel
Boundary conditions

Deep Bayesian neural networks for damage quantification in miter gates of navigation locks

Hoskere, V., Eick, B., Spencer, B. F., Smith, M. D. & Foltz, S. D., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Structural Health Monitoring.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Navigation
Neural networks
Bearings (structural)
Uncertainty
Fatigue

Deep learning-based damage detection of miter gates using synthetic imagery from computer graphics

Hoskere, V., Narazaki, Y., Spencer, B. F. & Smith, M. D., Jan 1 2019, Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. Chang, F-K., Guemes, A. & Kopsaftopoulos, F. (eds.). DEStech Publications Inc., p. 3073-3080 8 p. (Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring; vol. 2).

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

Computer Graphics
Damage detection
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
Computer graphics
Semantics

Dense 3D displacement and strain measurement framework of miter gates using computer vision

Narazaki, Y., Hoskere, V., Spencer, B. F., Foltz, S. & Smith, M. D., Jan 1 2019, Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. Chang, F-K., Guemes, A. & Kopsaftopoulos, F. (eds.). DEStech Publications Inc., p. 3065-3072 8 p. (Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring; vol. 2).

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

Displacement measurement
Strain measurement
Computer vision
Water
Physics

Design formulas for vibration control of sagged cables using passive MR dampers

Duan, Y., Ni, Y. Q., Zhang, H., Spencer, B. F., Ko, J. M. & Dong, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 23, 6, p. 537-551 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vibration control
Cables
Damping
Stiffness
Cable stayed bridges

Design formulas for vibration control of taut cables using passive MR dampers

Duan, Y., Ni, Y. Q., Zhang, H., Spencer, B. F., Ko, J. M. & Fang, Y., Jan 1 2019, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 23, 6, p. 521-536 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vibration control
Cables
Damping
Stiffness
Modal analysis

Development and full-scale validation of high-fidelity data acquisition on a next-generation wireless smart sensor platform

Fu, Y., Mechitov, K., Hoang, T., Kim, J. R., Lee, D. H. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 1 2019, In : Advances in Structural Engineering. 22, 16, p. 3512-3533 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Data acquisition
Structural health monitoring
Hardware
Seismic response
Damping
Seismic design
Ordinary differential equations

Equivalent neutral axis for structural condition assessment using multi-sensor fusion

Park, J. W., Moon, D. S., Sim, S. H. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 15 2019, In : Engineering Structures. 197, 109350.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sensor data fusion
Acceleration measurement
Damage detection
Strain measurement
Structural health monitoring

Experimental evaluation of an inertial mass damper and its analytical model for cable vibration mitigation

Lu, L., Fermandois, G. A., Lu, X., Spencer, B. F., Duan, Y. F. & Zhou, Y., Jan 1 2019, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 23, 6, p. 589-613 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Analytical models
Cables
Energy dissipation
Damping
Stiffness
Steel
Welds
Concrete slabs
Repair

Fast vibration characteristics analysis of an underwater shield tunnel using the accelerometer network enhanced by edge computing

Li, C. D., Zhang, W., Zhu, H. H., Wang, P., Ren, J. T. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 2019, In : Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation. 141, p. 52-61 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

accelerometers
Accelerometers
tunnels
Tunnels
vibration

Gaussian mixture model for automated tracking of modal parameters of long-span bridge

Mao, J. X., Wang, H. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2019, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 24, 2, p. 243-256 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning systems
Monitoring
Structural health monitoring
Temperature

Hybrid Polarimetric GPR Calibration and Elongated Object Orientation Estimation

Liu, H., Huang, X., Han, F., Cui, J., Spencer, B. F. & Xie, X., Jul 2019, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 12, 7, p. 2080-2087 8 p., 8718348.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ground penetrating radar
Radar
Calibration
calibration
Ground penetrating radar systems

Impact of Pavement Roughness and Deflection on Fuel Consumption Using Energy Dissipation

Kim, R. E., Kang, S., Spencer, B. F., Al-Qadi, I. L. & Ozer, H., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 145, 10, 04019080.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fuel consumption
Pavements
Energy dissipation
Surface roughness
Vehicle suspensions

Low-cost electromechanical impedance testing damage detection of submerged civil structures

Wang, S., Lederman, A., Gomez, F., Spencer, B. F. & Smith, M., Jan 1 2019, Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. Chang, F-K., Guemes, A. & Kopsaftopoulos, F. (eds.). DEStech Publications Inc., p. 647-654 8 p. (Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring; vol. 1).

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

Damage detection
Electric Impedance
Costs and Cost Analysis
Structural health monitoring
Testing
Structural health monitoring
Hilbert spaces
Probability distributions
Sensors
Extrapolation

Modeling the mechanical response of gas hydrate reservoirs in triaxial stress space

Wu, Y., Li, N., Hyodo, M., Gu, M., Cui, J. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 8 2019, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 44, 48, p. 26698-26710 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

triaxial stresses
Gas hydrates
Hydrates
Bearings (structural)
hydrates

Monitoring post-tensioned miter gate diagonals using vision-based vibration measurements

Eick, B., Narazaki, Y., Smith, M. D. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2019, Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. Chang, F-K., Guemes, A. & Kopsaftopoulos, F. (eds.). DEStech Publications Inc., p. 3057-3064 8 p. (Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring; vol. 2).

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

Vibration measurement
Vibration
Rivers
Contact sensors
Stiffness

Multiscale random fields-based damage modeling and analysis of concrete structures

Zhou, H., Li, J. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 145, 7, 04019045.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Concrete construction
Concretes
Finite element method
Forms (concrete)
Cantilever beams

Optimization of damped outrigger systems subject to stochastic excitation

Fang, C., Spencer, B. F., Xu, J., Tan, P. & Zhou, F., Jul 15 2019, In : Engineering Structures. 191, p. 280-291 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tall buildings
White noise
Equations of motion
Damping
Genetic algorithms
Steel
Gravitation

Refined safety assessment of steel grid structures with crooked tubular members

Liu, Y. F., Liu, X. G., Fan, J. S., Spencer, B. F., Wei, X. C., Kong, S. Y. & Guo, X. H., Mar 2019, In : Automation in Construction. 99, p. 249-264 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steel
Bearing capacity
Roofs
Loads (forces)
Structural members

Sensor fault management techniques for wireless smart sensor networks in structural health monitoring

Fu, Y., Peng, C., Gomez, F., Narazaki, Y. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 2019, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 26, 7, e2362.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Structural health monitoring
Sensor networks
Sensors
Identification (control systems)

Simulation of ground penetrating radar on dispersive media by a finite element time domain algorithm

Liu, H., Xing, B., Wang, H., Cui, J. & Spencer, B. F., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Applied Geophysics. 170, 103821.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ground penetrating radar
radar data
simulation
absorbing boundary
geometry
Rolling resistance
Light trailers
Fuel consumption
Energy dissipation
Trucks
Open Access
Suspension bridges
Mechanics
Cables
Concretes
Monitoring

Topology optimization framework for structures subjected to stationary stochastic dynamic loads

Gomez, F. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 15 2019, In : Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 59, 3, p. 813-833 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamic Load
Topology Optimization
Shape optimization
Stochastic Dynamics
Dynamic loads

Towards the application of image based monitoring of USACE large civil infrastructure

Alexander, Q. G., Hoskere, V., Spencer, B. F. & Smith, M. D., Jan 1 2019, Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. Chang, F-K., Guemes, A. & Kopsaftopoulos, F. (eds.). DEStech Publications Inc., p. 390-397 8 p. (Structural Health Monitoring 2019: Enabling Intelligent Life-Cycle Health Management for Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) - Proceedings of the 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring; vol. 1).

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

Engineers
Costs and Cost Analysis
Monitoring
Structural health monitoring
Health

Vision-based automated bridge component recognition with high-level scene consistency

Narazaki, Y., Hoskere, V., Hoang, T. A., Fujino, Y., Sakurai, A. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bridge components
Earthquakes
Classifiers
Inspection
Semantics

Vision-Based Modal Survey of Civil Infrastructure Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Hoskere, V., Park, J. W., Yoon, H. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of Structural Engineering (United States). 145, 7, 04019062.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Modal analysis
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Footbridges
Suspension bridges
Structural health monitoring

Wireless Localization of Spallings in Switch-Rails with Guided Waves Based on a Time-Frequency Method

Hu, P., Wang, H., Tian, G., Dong, Z., Qiu, F. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 1 2019, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 19, 23, p. 11050-11062 13 p., 8793107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

spalling
Spalling
Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
rails
Rails
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