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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

Wireless sensing technologies for bridge monitoring and assessment

Yun, C. B., Sohn, H., Jung, H. J., Spencer, B. F. & Nagayama, T., Dec 1 2010, Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life-Cycle Optimization - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management. p. 113-132 20 p. (Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life-Cycle Optimization - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management).

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

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

Weibull modeling of the fatigue life for steel rebar considering corrosion effects

Lan, C., Bai, N., Yang, H., Liu, C., Li, H. & Spencer, B. F., Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Fatigue. 111, p. 134-143 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual–inertial displacement sensing using data fusion of vision-based displacement with acceleration

Park, J. W., Moon, D. S., Yoon, H., Gomez, F., Spencer, B. F. & Kim, J. R., Mar 2018, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 25, 3, e2122.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Vision-based dense displacement and strain estimation of miter gates with the performance evaluation using physics-based graphics models

Narazaki, Y., Hoskere, V., Eick, B. A., Smith, M. D. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 25 2019, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 24, 6, p. 709-721

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vibration control using harmonically-varying damping

Iba, D. & Spencer, B. F., Aug 16 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

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

Alexander, Q. G., Hoskere, V., Spencer, B. F. & Smith, M. D., 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

Towards an automated damage detection system for miter gates on navigation locks: Detecting boundary condition degradation

Eick, B. A., Spencer, B. F., Smith, M. D., Alexander, Q. G. & Foltz, S. D., 2017, Structural Health Monitoring 2017: Real-Time Material State Awareness and Data-Driven Safety Assurance - Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, IWSHM 2017. Chang, F-K. & Kopsaftopoulos, F. (eds.). DEStech Publications, p. 307-314 8 p. (Structural Health Monitoring 2017: Real-Time Material State Awareness and Data-Driven Safety Assurance - Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, IWSHM 2017; vol. 1).

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

Sudden event monitoring of civil infrastructure using demand-based wireless smart sensors

Fu, Y., Hoang, T., Mechitov, K., Kim, J. R., Zhang, D. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 1 2018, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 18, 12, 4480.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substructure hybrid simulation boundary technique based on beam/column inflection points

Chen, Z., Yan, X., Wang, H., Zhu, X. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 28 2018, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 10, 8, 2655.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural modal identification based on distributed wireless smart sensor networks

Lu, J., Sim, S. H., Jin, B. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2011, In : Yingyong Jichu yu Gongcheng Kexue Xuebao/Journal of Basic Science and Engineering. 19, 5, p. 732-740 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural health monitoring system of a cable-stayed bridge using a dense array of scalable smart sensor network

Cho, S., Jang, S. A., Jo, H., Mechitov, K., Rice, J. A., Jung, H. J., Yun, C. B., Spencer, B. F., Nagayama, T. & Seo, J., Jun 18 2010, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010. 764707. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7647).

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

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

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

Structural health monitoring of a cable-stayed bridge using wireless smart sensor technology: Data analyses

Cho, S., Jo, H., Jang, S., Park, J., Jung, H. J., Yun, C. B., Spencer, B. F. & Seo, J. W., Jul 1 2010, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 6, 5-6, p. 461-480 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural health monitoring of a cable-stayed bridge using smart sensor technology: Deployment and evaluation

Jang, S., Jo, H., Cho, S., Mechitov, K., Rice, J. A., Sim, S. H., Jung, H. J., Yun, C. B., Spencer, B. F. & Agha, G., 2010, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 6, 5-6, p. 439-459 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural health monitoring of a cable-stayed bridge using acceleration data via wireless smart sensor network

Cho, S., Park, J., Jung, H. J., Yun, C. B., Jang, S., Jo, H., Spencer, B. F., Nagayama, T. & Seo, J. W., 2010, Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life-Cycle Optimization - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management. p. 158-164 7 p. (Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life-Cycle Optimization - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management).

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

Structural health indices for steel truss bridges

Giles, R. K., Kim, R., Spencer, B. F., Nathan, M., Newmark, A. M., Bergman, L. A., Shield, C. K. & Sweeney, S. C., 2011, Civil Engineering Topics - Proceedings of the 29th IMAC, a Conference on Structural Dynamics, 2011. Springer New York LLC, p. 391-398 8 p. (Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series; vol. 4).

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

Structural Displacement Measurement Using an Unmanned Aerial System

Yoon, H., Shin, J. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 2018, In : Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 33, 3, p. 183-192 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stochastic optimisation of buckling restrained braced frames under seismic loading

Xu, J., Fermandois, G. A., Spencer, B. F. & Lu, X., Oct 3 2018, In : Structure and Infrastructure Engineering. 14, 10, p. 1386-1401 16 p.

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

Stochastic analysis of energy dissipation of a half-car model on nondeformable rough pavement

Kim, R. E., Kang, S., Spencer, B. F., Ozer, H. & Al-Qadi, I. L., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering Part B: Pavements. 143, 4, 04017016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Simultaneous estimation of rebar diameter and cover thickness by a GPR-EMI dual sensor

Zhou, F., Chen, Z., Liu, H., Cui, J., Spencer, B. F. & Fang, G., Sep 6 2018, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 18, 9, 2969.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

Shake Table Tests of Tall-Pier Bridges to Evaluate Seismic Performance

Chen, X., Guan, Z., Li, J. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Bridge Engineering. 23, 9, 04018058.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sensor fusion for structural tilt estimation using an acceleration-based tilt sensor and a gyroscope

Liu, C., Park, J. W., Spencer, B. F., Moon, D. S. & Fan, J., Sep 1 2017, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 26, 10, 105005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Sensitivity-based external calibration of multiaxial loading system

Nakata, N., Spencer, B. F. & Elnashai, A. S., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 136, 2, p. 189-198 10 p., 005002QEM.

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

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

Seismic performance of double-layer spherical reticulated shell with replaceable bar-type dampers

Yang, Y., Spencer, B., Li, Y. & Shen, S., Mar 1 2011, In : International Journal of Space Structures. 26, 1, p. 31-44 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Response attenuation in a large-scale structure subjected to blast excitation utilizing a system of essentially nonlinear vibration absorbers

Wierschem, N. E., Hubbard, S. A., Luo, J., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., McFarland, D. M., Quinn, D. D., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Feb 17 2017, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 389, p. 52-72 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reliable multi-hop communication for structural health monitoring

Nagayama, T., Moinzadeh, P., Mechitov, K., Ushita, M., Makihata, N., Leiri, M., Agha, G. A., Spencer, B. F., Fujino, Y. & Seo, J. W., Jul 1 2010, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 6, 5-6, p. 481-504 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Reference-free structural dynamic displacement estimation method

Gomez, F., Park, J. W. & Spencer, B. F., Aug 2018, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 25, 8, e2209.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reference channel selection strategy in system identification of bridge structure

Zhang, Y. X., Sim, S. H., Spencer, B. F. & Xiao, J., Dec 1 2011, In : Zhendong yu Chongji/Journal of Vibration and Shock. 30, 12, p. 181-184 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Real-time hybrid testing with equivalent force control method incorporating Kalman filter

Wu, B., Shi, P., Spencer, B. F., Phillips, B. M. & Chang, C. M., Nov 22 2011, Proceedings of the 2nd EFAST Workshop and 4AESE International Conference. EUCENTRE, (International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering; vol. 2011-June).

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