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2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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