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2017

Inertial mass damper for mitigating cable vibration

Lu, L., Duan, Y. F., Spencer, B. F., Lu, X. & Zhou, Y., Oct 2017, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 24, 10, e1986.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cables
Damping
Vibrations (mechanical)
Energy dissipation
Stiffness

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

Earthquakes
Structural optimization
White noise
Linearization
Nonlinear equations
2018

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

Steel
Fatigue Life
Weibull
Corrosion
Fatigue of materials
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

Smart sensors
Subways
Subway stations
Structural health monitoring
Testing
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

Smart sensors
Monitoring
Structural health monitoring
Arsenals
Hardware
2015

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

Railroad bridges
Smart sensors
Identification (control systems)
Calibration
Highway bridges

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

Driving Simulator
Position Control
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Tracking Control
Hydraulics
2018

Demand-based wireless smart sensors for earthquake monitoring of civil infrastructure

Fu, Y., Zhu, L., Hoang, T., Mechitov, K. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2018, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2018. Wang, K-W., Sohn, H. & Lynch, J. P. (eds.). SPIE, 105980Z. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10598).

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

Smart Sensors
Smart sensors
Wireless Sensors
Earthquake
Earthquakes
2017

Consequence-based management of railroad bridge networks

Moreu, F., Spencer, B. F., Foutch, D. A. & Scola, S., Feb 1 2017, In : Structure and Infrastructure Engineering. 13, 2, p. 273-286 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad bridges
repair and maintenance
replacement
Repair
Railroads
2016

Synchronized sensing for wireless monitoring of large structures

Kim, R. E., Li, J., Spencer, B. F., Nagayama, T. & Mechitov, K. A., Nov 2016, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 18, 5, p. 885-909 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synchronization
Monitoring
Clocks
Sensors
Structural health monitoring
2017

Railroad infrastructure management enabled by structural health monitoring

Moreu, F. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2017, Life-Cycle of Engineering Systems: Emphasis on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure - 5th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Engineering, IALCCE 2016. Bakker, J., Frangopol, D. M. & van Breugel, K. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 114-124 11 p. (Life-Cycle of Engineering Systems: Emphasis on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure - 5th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Engineering, IALCCE 2016).

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

Structural health monitoring
Railroads
Repair
Railroad bridges
Rails
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

Natural frequencies
Damping
Boundary conditions
Vibrations (mechanical)

Free vibration-based system identification using temporal cross-correlations

Narazaki, Y., Hoskere, V. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vibrations (mechanical)
Identification (control systems)
Vibration measurement
Power spectrum
Random processes
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

Bridge cables
Suspension bridges
Cables
Damage detection
Signal to noise ratio
2018

Monitoring of chloride-induced corrosion in steel rebars

Lan, C., Tuerhan, M., Liu, C., Li, H. & Spencer, B. F., Nov 17 2018, In : Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology. 53, 8, p. 601-610 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steel
Chlorides
Corrosion
Monitoring
Stress concentration
2017

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

multisensor fusion
Gyroscopes
gyroscopes
Fusion reactions
sensors
2016

Numerical and experimental study of the performance of a single-sided vibro-impact track nonlinear energy sink

Wang, J., Wierschem, N., Spencer, B. F. & Lu, X., Apr 10 2016, In : Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 45, 4, p. 635-652 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Excitation energy
Electron energy levels
Frequency response
Analytical models
Energy dissipation
2017

Axial Strain Accelerations Approach for Damage Localization in Statically Determinate Truss Structures

Blachowski, B., An, Y., Spencer, B. F. & Ou, J., Apr 1 2017, In : Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 32, 4, p. 304-318 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trusses
Global optimization
Signal processing
2015

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

data acquisition
Data acquisition
hardware
Hardware
structural health monitoring
2018

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

Bending moments
simulation
Force control
Model structures
Stiffness
2016
Damage detection
Strain energy
Residual stresses
Elastic moduli

Response enhancement of a 32-story building structure using two types of track nonlinear energy sinks

Wang, J., Lu, X., Wierschem, N. E. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2016, Transforming the Future of Infrastructure through Smarter Information - Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction, ICSIC 2016. Parlikad, A. K., Schooling, J. M., Soga, K., Mair, R. J. & Jin, Y. (eds.). ICE Publishing, p. 475-480 6 p. (Transforming the Future of Infrastructure through Smarter Information - Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction, ICSIC 2016).

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

Damping
Stiffness
Electron energy levels

Consequence-based management of North American railroad bridge networks enabled by wireless smart Sensors

Moreit, F., Spencer, B. F., Foutch, D. A. & Scola, S., Jan 1 2016, Transforming the Future of Infrastructure through Smarter Information - Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction, ICSIC 2016. Parlikad, A. K., Schooling, J. M., Soga, K., Mair, R. J. & Jin, Y. (eds.). ICE Publishing, p. 687-692 6 p. (Transforming the Future of Infrastructure through Smarter Information - Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction, ICSIC 2016).

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

Railroad bridges
Smart sensors
Repair
Railroads
Costs
2017

Modal parametric identification of distribution type structures based on random decrement technique

Lu, J., Sim, S. H. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 15 2017, In : Zhendong yu Chongji/Journal of Vibration and Shock. 36, 17, p. 48-54 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Sensor networks
sensors
assurance
Processing

Next Generation Wireless Smart Sensors Toward Sustainable Civil Infrastructure

Spencer, B. F., Park, J. W., Mechitov, K. A., Jo, H. & Agha, G. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Procedia Engineering. 171, p. 5-13 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Smart sensors
Structural health monitoring
Zigbee
Monitoring
Damage detection
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

positioning
Elastic deformation
simulation
Monitoring
monitoring system
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

Displacement measurement
Data fusion
Acceleration measurement
Computer vision
Numerical analysis
2016

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

Smart sensors
Subways
embedding
vibration
sensors
2017

Model-based framework for multi-axial real-time hybrid simulation testing

Fermandois, G. A. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2017, In : Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration. 16, 4, p. 671-691 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actuators
Controllers
Testing
simulation
Earthquakes
2018

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

buckling
Buckling
structural response
white noise
ductility

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

Bridge piers
Piers
Plastics
Seismic design
Ductility
2016

Development of RTOS-based wireless SHM system: Benefits in applications

Fu, Y. G., Mechitov, K. A., Hoskere, V. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2016, Transforming the Future of Infrastructure through Smarter Information - Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction, ICSIC 2016. Parlikad, A. K., Schooling, J. M., Soga, K., Mair, R. J. & Jin, Y. (eds.). ICE Publishing, p. 149-154 6 p. (Transforming the Future of Infrastructure through Smarter Information - Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction, ICSIC 2016).

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

Structural health monitoring
Smart sensors
Civil engineering
Sensor nodes
Computer programming languages
2015

Experimental study of track nonlinear energy sinks for dynamic response reduction

Wang, J., Wierschem, N., Spencer, B. F. & Lu, X., Jul 1 2015, In : Engineering Structures. 94, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamic response
Equations of motion
Computer simulation
2017

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., Jan 1 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

Damage detection
Navigation
Structural health monitoring
Boundary conditions
Degradation
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

Damage detection
Frequency response
Finite difference method
Interpolation
Boundary conditions
2016

Hybrid analytical-experimental simulation in earthquake response assessment

Elnashai, A. S., Kwon, O., Gencturk, B., Mahmoud, H., Spencer, B., Elanwar, H. & Kim, S., Jan 1 2016, Insights and Innovations in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2016. Zingoni, A. (ed.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 16-22 7 p. (Insights and Innovations in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2016).

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

Earthquakes
Testing
Computer program listings
Analytical models
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

structural health monitoring
Structural health monitoring
accelerometers
Accelerometers
Smart sensors

ANFIS based quadrotor drone altitude control implementation on Raspberry Pi platform

Dorzhigulov, A., Bissengaliuly, B., Spencer, B. F., Kim, J. & James, A. P., Jun 1 2018, In : Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing. 95, 3, p. 435-445 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Altitude control
Controllers
Fuzzy inference
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Kinematics
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

Smartphones
Cameras
Wireless local area networks (WLAN)
Energy efficiency
Global positioning system
2015

Dynamic characteristics of novel energy dissipation systems with damped outriggers

Tan, P., Fang, C. J., Chang, C. M., Spencer, B. F. & Zhou, F. L., Sep 1 2015, In : Engineering Structures. 98, p. 128-140 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy dissipation
Stiffness
Damping
Tall buildings
Stiffness matrix
2016

Substructure-level based method for damage quantification in determinant trusses

Blachowski, B., An, Y. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2016, Proceedings of ISMA 2016 - International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering and USD2016 - International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics. Sas, P., Moens, D. & van de Walle, A. (eds.). KU Leuven, Departement Werktuigkunde, p. 3283-3293 11 p. (Proceedings of ISMA 2016 - International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering and USD2016 - International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics).

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

trusses
Trusses
Global optimization
substructures
determinants
2015

Closed-loop structural control with real-time smart sensors

Linderman, L. E. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 2015, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 16, 6, p. 1147-1167 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Hardware
Processing
Sampling
Control systems
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

Structural dynamics
Railroad bridges
FIR filters
Timber
Simulators
2015

Dynamic assessment of timber railroad bridges using displacements

Moreu, F., Jo, H., Li, J., Kim, R. E., Cho, S., Kimmle, A., Scola, S., Le, H., Spencer, B. F. & LaFave, J. M., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of Bridge Engineering. 20, 10, 4014114.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad bridges
Timber
Railroads
Piles
Inspection
Wireless sensor networks
Monitoring
Sensors
Gravitation

Adaptive model-based tracking control for real-time hybrid simulation

Chen, P. C., Chang, C. M., Spencer, B. F. & Tsai, K. C., Jun 1 2015, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 13, 6, p. 1633-1653 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydraulic equipment
simulation
controllers
adaptive control
dampers

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

Swing bridges
Wireless sensor networks
Identification (control systems)
Rivers
Domain decomposition methods
2016

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

Shi, P., Wu, B., Spencer, B. F., Phillips, B. M. & Chang, C. M., Apr 1 2016, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 23, 4, p. 735-748 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Force control
Kalman filters
Testing
Time delay
Feedback control
2018

Design criteria for dissipative devices in coupled oscillators under seismic excitation

Gattulli, V., Potenza, F. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 2018, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 25, 7, e2167.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stochastic systems
2016

Optimization methodology for cross-section size in momentresisting frame design

Xu, J., Lu, X. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2016, Structures and Architecture - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Structures and Architecture, ICSA 2016. Cruz, P. J. S. (ed.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1037-1044 8 p. (Structures and Architecture - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Structures and Architecture, ICSA 2016).

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

Steel construction