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2020

Decoupled model-based real-time hybrid simulation with multi-axial load and boundary condition boxes

Najafi, A., Fermandois, G. A. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 15 2020, In : Engineering Structures. 219, 110868.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

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

2018

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

2011

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

2019

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

2014

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

2015

Adaptive position tracking control of electro-hydraulic six-degree-of-freedom driving simulator subject to perturbation

Zhao, Q., Wang, N. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 2015, In : SIMULATION. 91, 3, p. 265-275 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

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

2016

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

2019

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

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

2012

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

2020

Editorial: Special issue on the real-time hybrid simulation benchmark problem

Dyke, S. J., Gomez, D. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 106804.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2011

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

2019

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
2013

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

2011

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

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

Low-latency data acquisition hardware for real-time wireless sensor applications

Linderman, L. E., Jo, H. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 1 2015, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 15, 3, p. 1800-1809 10 p., 6952924.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Damage detection in shear buildings using different estimated curvature

Shi, J. Y., Spencer, B. F. & Chen, S. S., Jan 2018, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 25, 1, e2050.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Exact solution of free vibration of a uniform tensioned beam combined with both lateral and rotational linear sub-systems

Chen, Y., McFarland, D. M., Spencer, B. F. & Bergman, L., Apr 14 2015, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 341, p. 206-221 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Equivalent modal damping, stiffening and energy exchanges in multi-degree-of-freedom systems with strongly nonlinear attachments

Quinn, D. D., Hubbard, S., Wierschem, N., Al-Shudeifat, M. A., Ott, R. J., Luo, J., Spencer, B. F., McFarland, D. M., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Jun 1 2012, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part K: Journal of Multi-body Dynamics. 226, 2, p. 122-146 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

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

2014

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

2019

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

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

2014

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

2020

Maintaining Bridge Alignment during Seismic Events: Shear Key Design and Implementation Guidelines

Xu, L., Fu, P. & Spencer, B. F., May 1 2020, In : Journal of Bridge Engineering. 25, 5, 04020017.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Embedding compressive sensing-based data loss recovery algorithm into wireless smart sensors for structural health monitoring

Zou, Z., Bao, Y., Li, H., Spencer, B. F. & Ou, J., Feb 1 2015, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 15, 2, p. 797-808 12 p., 6894120.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

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

2016

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

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

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

2019
Open Access
2018

A beam with arbitrarily placed lateral dampers: Evolution of complex modes with damping

Chen, Y., McFarland, D. M., Spencer, B. F. & Bergman, L. A., Jan 1 2018, In : JVC/Journal of Vibration and Control. 24, 2, p. 379-392 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

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

2018

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

2019
2020

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., May 1 2020, In : Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 35, 5, p. 465-482 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

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

2019

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

2014

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

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

2015

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

2017

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

2013

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

2019

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

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

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

2018

A simplified procedure for estimating nonlinear seismic demand of tall piers

Chen, X., Guan, Z., Spencer, B. F. & Li, J., Nov 1 2018, In : Engineering Structures. 174, p. 778-791 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle