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2015

Multiple degrees of freedom positioning correction for hybrid simulation

Chang, C. M., Frankie, T. M., Spencer, B. F. & Kuchma, D. A., Feb 17 2015, In : Journal of Earthquake Engineering. 19, 2, p. 277-296 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

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

2020

Detection of uneven hoisting of a Tainter lock gate: a case study for The Dalles Lock and Dam

Eick, B., Fillmore, T. B., Smith, M. D., Alexander, Q. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 1 2020, In : Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring. 10, 4, p. 557-571 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

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

2012

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

2019

Optimal dissipative coupling design of two oscillators based on nonlinear stochastic response

Potenza, F., Gattulli, V. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2019, COMPDYN 2019 - 7th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Proceedings. Papadrakakis, M. & Fragiadakis, M. (eds.). National Technical University of Athens, p. 3395-3402 8 p. (COMPDYN Proceedings; vol. 2).

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

2018

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

2014

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

2015

A Test Method for Damage Diagnosis of Suspension Bridge Suspender Cables

An, Y., Spencer, B. F. & Ou, J., Oct 1 2015, In : Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 30, 10, p. 771-784 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

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

Development of a wireless displacement measurement system using acceleration responses

Park, J. W., Sim, S. H., Jung, H. J. & Billie, S., Jul 2013, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 13, 7, p. 8377-8392 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

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

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

2020

Energy-consistent integration method and its application to hybrid testing

Wu, B., Pan, T., Yang, H., Xie, J. & Spencer, B. F., Apr 25 2020, In : Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 49, 5, p. 415-433 19 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

2014

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

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

2018

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

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

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

Real-time hybrid simulation of a bridge-damper system

Tell, S., Andersson, A., Karoumi, R., Najafi, A. & Spencer, B. F., 2019, Advances in Engineering Materials, Structures and Systems: Innovations, Mechanics and Applications - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, 2019. Zingoni, A. (ed.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1810-1813 4 p. (Advances in Engineering Materials, Structures and Systems: Innovations, Mechanics and Applications - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, 2019).

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

2020

Topology optimization of buildings subjected to stochastic base excitation

Gomez, F., Spencer, B. F. & Carrion, J., Nov 15 2020, In : Engineering Structures. 223, 111111.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

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

2015

Multi-scale structural health monitoring technologies

Xu, Y. L. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2015, In : International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering. 2015-August

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

2020

Modelling Ambient Vibration Responses Induced by Operation of Metro Train on Curved Rail Segment with Small Curvature Radius

Pan, B., Zhang, W., Zheng, S., Zhou, M. L., Zhao, C. F. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2020, In : Mathematical Problems in Engineering. 2020, 1584624.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2011

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

2019

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

2011

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

2019

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

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

2020

Development of Synchronized High-Sensitivity Wireless Accelerometer for Structural Health Monitoring

Veluthedath Shajihan, S. A., Chow, R., Mechitov, K., Fu, Y., Hoang, T. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 27 2020, In : Sensors. 20, 15, 4169.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2013

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

2018

Development of a high-sensitivitywireless accelerometer for structural health monitoring

Zhu, L., Fu, Y., Chow, R., Spencer, B. F., Park, J. W. & Mechitov, K., Jan 17 2018, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 18, 1, 262.

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

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

2020

Efficient development of vision-based dense three-dimensional displacement measurement algorithms using physics-based graphics models

Narazaki, Y., Gomez, F., Hoskere, V., Smith, M. D. & Spencer, B. F., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Structural Health Monitoring.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Design and validation of high-precision wireless strain sensors for structural health monitoring of steel structures

Jo, H., Park, J., Spencer, B. F. & Jung, H. J., May 22 2012, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2012. 834518. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8345).

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

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

2014

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

2019

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

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

2013

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

2019

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

2014

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

2013

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

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

2019
2011

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

2012

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

2017

Performance-based optimization of nonlinear structures subject to stochastic dynamic loading

Xu, J., Spencer, B. F. & Lu, X., Mar 1 2017, In : Engineering Structures. 134, p. 334-345 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle