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2012

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

2011

Advances in Structural Engineering: Guest editorial

Wang, M. L., Cao, Y., Xia, Y. & Spencer, B. F., Feb 1 2011, In : Advances in Structural Engineering. 14, 1, p. i

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Damage identification research of elastic plate by means of DLV based approach

Lu, J., Spencer, B. F. & Sim, S. H., Jul 1 2011, 2011 International Conference on Electric Technology and Civil Engineering, ICETCE 2011 - Proceedings. p. 4890-4893 4 p. 5776004. (2011 International Conference on Electric Technology and Civil Engineering, ICETCE 2011 - Proceedings).

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

Decentralized random decrement technique for data aggregation and system identification in wireless smart sensor networks

Sim, S. H., Spencer, B. F., Jo, H. & Carbonell-Márquez, J. F., Dec 1 2011, IUTAM Symposium on Nonlinear Stochastic Dynamics and Control - Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium. p. 305-314 10 p. (Solid Mechanics and its Applications; vol. 29).

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

Decentralized random decrement technique for efficient data aggregation and system identification in wireless smart sensor networks

Sim, S. H., Carbonell-Mrquez, J. F., Spencer, B. F. & Jo, H., Jan 1 2011, In : Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics. 26, 1, p. 81-91 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enabling framework for structural health monitoring using smart sensors

Rice, J. A., Mechitov, K. A., Sim, S. H., Spencer, B. F. & Agha, G. A., Aug 1 2011, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 18, 5, p. 574-587 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Full-scale decentralized damage identification using wireless smart sensors

Jang, S., Sim, S. H., Jo, H. & Spencer, B. F., May 26 2011, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2011. 79814W. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7981).

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

Full-scale experimental validation of high-fidelity wireless measurement on a historic truss bridge

Jang, S., Spencer, B. F., Rice, J. & Wang, Z., Feb 1 2011, In : Advances in Structural Engineering. 14, 1, p. 93-101 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hybrid wireless smart sensor network for full-scale structural health monitoring of a cable-stayed bridge

Jo, H., Sim, S. H., Mechitov, K. A., Kim, R., Li, J., Moinzadeh, P., Spencer, B. F., Park, J. W., Cho, S., Jung, H. J., Yun, C. B., Rice, J. A. & Nagayama, T., May 26 2011, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2011. 798105. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7981).

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

Implementation of a receptance-based SHM algorithm on wireless smart sensors

Jang, S., Sim, S. H. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 1 2011, Structural Health Monitoring 2011: Condition-Based Maintenance and Intelligent Structures - Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. p. 2043-2049 7 p. (Structural Health Monitoring 2011: Condition-Based Maintenance and Intelligent Structures - Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring; vol. 2).

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

Integrated system for earthquake impact assessment

Lin, S. L., Elnashai, A. S., Li, J. & Spencer, B. F., 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Modal analysis of simply supported plate using wireless smart sensor networks

Lu, J., Zhu, X., Chen, L., Jin, B., Sim, S. H. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 4 2011, Advances in Structural Engineering. p. 1022-1025 4 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 94-96).

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

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

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

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

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 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

2010

Active base isolation of buildings subjected to seismic excitations

Chang, C. M. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 25 2010, In : Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 39, 13, p. 1493-1512 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Analysis of tall buildings with damped outriggers

Chen, Y., McFarland, D. M., Wang, Z., Spencer, B. F. & Bergman, L., Nov 1 2010, In : Journal of Structural Engineering. 136, 11, p. 1435-1443 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

An experimental study of active base isolation control for seismic protection

Chang, C. M. & Spencer, B. F., Jun 18 2010, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010. 76473V. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7647).

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

Automated decentralized modal analysis using smart sensors

Sim, S. H., Spencer, B. F., Zhang, M. & Xie, H., Dec 1 2010, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 17, 8, p. 872-894 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autonomous smart sensor network for full-scale structural health monitoring

Rice, J. A., Mechitov, K. A., Spencer, B. F. & Agha, G. A., Jun 18 2010, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010. 764726. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7647).

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

Autonomous structural health monitoring using wireless smart sensors on a cable-stayed bridge

Jang, S., Jo, H., Mechitov, K., Sim, S. H., Spencer, B. F., Agha, G., Cho, S., Jung, H. J., Yun, C. B. & Rice, J. A., Dec 1 2010, Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life-Cycle Optimization - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management. p. 185-192 8 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

Characterization of wireless smart sensor performance

Linderman, L. E., Rice, J. A., Barot, S., Spencer, B. F. & Bernhard, J. T., Apr 1 2010, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 136, 12, p. 1435-1443 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Controllable outrigger damping system for high rise building with MR dampers

Wang, Z., Chang, C. M., Spencer, B. F. & Chen, Z., Jun 18 2010, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010. 76473Z. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7647).

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

Damper placement for seismic control of super-long-span suspension bridges based on the first-order optimization method

Wang, H., Li, A., Jiao, C. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 1 2010, In : Science China Technological Sciences. 53, 7, p. 2008-2014 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decentralized bridge health monitoring using wireless smart sensors

Jang, S., Sim, S. H., Jo, H. & Spencer, B. F., Jun 18 2010, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010. 76473I. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7647).

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

Development of high-sensitivity accelerometer board for structural health monitoring

Jo, H., Rice, J. A., Spencer, B. F. & Nagayama, T., Jun 18 2010, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010. 764706. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7647).

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

Efficient decentralized data aggregation in wireless smart sensor networks

Sim, S. H., Carbonell-Márquez, J. F. & Spencer, B. F., 2010, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010. 764718. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7647).

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

Feasibility study of wind generator for smart wireless sensor node in cable-stayed bridge

Park, J. W., Jung, H. J., Jo, H., Jang, S. & Spencer, B. F., 2010, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010. 764747. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7647).

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

Flexible smart sensor framework for autonomous structural health monitoring

Rice, J. A., Mechitov, K., Sim, S. H., Nagayama, T., Jang, S., Kim, R., Spencer, B. F., Agha, G. & Fujino, Y., Jul 1 2010, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 6, 5-6, p. 423-438 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impulse response reduction using harmonically varying damping

Iba, D. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 1 2010, ASME 2010 Pressure Vessels and Piping Division/K-PVP Conference, PVP2010. p. 209-212 4 p. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP; vol. 8).

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

International collaborative research and education on smart sensors and monitoring technologies

Yun, C. B., Sohn, H., Wang, M. L., Spencer, B. F. & Fujino, Y., Dec 1 2010, Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life-Cycle Optimization - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management. p. 356-362 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

Modal identification technique based on distributed sensor networks

Zhang, M., Xie, H., Sim, S. H. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 1 2010, In : Tumu Gongcheng Xuebao/China Civil Engineering Journal. 43, 3, p. 106-110 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multimetric sensing for structural damage detection

Sim, S. H., Spencer, B. F. & Nagayama, T., Jun 15 2010, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 137, 1, 001101QEM.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preface: Smart Structures and Systems

Spencer, B. F. & Yun, C. B., Jul 1 2010, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 6, 5-6

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Real-time hybrid testing of semiactive control strategies for vibration reduction in a structure with MR damper

Zapateiro, M., Karimi, H. R., Luo, N. & Spencer, B. F., Jun 1 2010, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 17, 4, p. 427-451 25 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