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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
2015

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
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
2015

Large-scale real-time hybrid simulation for evaluation of advanced damping system performance

Friedman, A., Dyke, S. J., Phillips, B., Ahn, R., Dong, B., Chae, Y., Castaneda, N., Jiang, Z., Zhang, J., Cha, Y., Ozdagli, A. I., Spencer, B. F., Ricles, J., Christenson, R., Agrawal, A. & Sause, R., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Structural Engineering (United States). 141, 6, 04014150.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damping
Steel
Electric current control
Civil engineering
Controllers
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
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

Damage detection
Electric Impedance
Costs and Cost Analysis
Structural health monitoring
Testing
2018

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
2019
Rolling resistance
Light trailers
Fuel consumption
Energy dissipation
Trucks
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

Bearings (structural)
Real time systems
Hybrid systems
Earthquakes
Actuators
2016

Decentralized active control of multistory civil structure with wireless smart sensor nodes

Linderman, L. E. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 142, 10, 04016078.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Sensor nodes
Decentralized control
Control systems
Sampling
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
2016

Probabilistic assessment of high-throughput wireless sensor networks

Kim, R. E., Mechitov, K., Sim, S. H., Spencer, B. F. & Song, J., Jun 2016, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 16, 6, 792.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Sensor networks
Wireless sensor networks
Throughput
Structural health monitoring

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 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
2017

Optimization of Structures Subject to Stochastic Dynamic Loading

Xu, J., Spencer, B. F., Lu, X., Chen, X. & Lu, L., Aug 2017, In : Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 32, 8, p. 657-673 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural optimization

Railroad bridge monitoring using wireless smart sensors

Moreu, F., Kim, R. E. & Spencer, B. F., Feb 1 2017, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 24, 2, e1863.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad bridges
Smart sensors
Monitoring
Railroads
Inspection
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
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
2019
Steel
Gravitation
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
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

Displacement measurement
Cameras
Antennas
Structural health monitoring
Bridge clearances
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

Smart sensors
structural health monitoring
Structural health monitoring
embedding
recovery
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

Sensor data fusion
Acceleration measurement
Damage detection
Strain measurement
Structural health monitoring

Optimization of damped outrigger systems subject to stochastic excitation

Fang, C., Spencer, B. F., Xu, J., Tan, P. & Zhou, F., Jul 15 2019, In : Engineering Structures. 191, p. 280-291 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tall buildings
White noise
Equations of motion
Damping
Genetic algorithms

Multi-objective design and performance investigation of a high-rise building with track nonlinear energy sinks

Wang, J., Wierschem, N. E., Wang, B. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings. e1692.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seismic response
Cost effectiveness
Multiobjective optimization
Electron energy levels
Costs

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

Smart sensors
Data acquisition
Structural health monitoring
Hardware
2017

Rapid damage assessment in tall buildings after seismic events

Tsuchimoto, K. & Spencer, B. F., 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. 1123-1130 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

Tall buildings
Health Care Costs
Maintenance
Safety
Structural health monitoring
2019

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

Displacement measurement
Strain measurement
Computer vision
Water
Physics

Backstepping adaptive control for real-time hybrid simulation including servo-hydraulic dynamics

Ouyang, Y., Shi, W., Shan, J. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 1 2019, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 130, p. 732-754 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Backstepping
Hydraulics
Controllers
Robustness (control systems)
Dynamic models

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
Computer vision
Inspection
Monitoring
Modal analysis
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
2015

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

Equations of motion
Polynomials
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
2019

Fast vibration characteristics analysis of an underwater shield tunnel using the accelerometer network enhanced by edge computing

Li, C. D., Zhang, W., Zhu, H. H., Wang, P., Ren, J. T. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 2019, In : Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation. 141, p. 52-61 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

accelerometers
Accelerometers
tunnels
Tunnels
vibration

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

Vibration measurement
Vibration
Rivers
Contact sensors
Stiffness
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

Railroad bridges
Smart sensors
Structural health monitoring
Sensors
Railroads
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
2019

A monitoring-based approach for evaluating dynamic responses of riding vehicle on long-span bridge under strong winds

Wang, H., Mao, J. X. & Spencer, B. F., Jun 15 2019, In : Engineering Structures. 189, p. 35-47 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamic response
Monitoring
Structural health monitoring
Trucks
Interpolation
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

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
2019

Deep Bayesian neural networks for damage quantification in miter gates of navigation locks

Hoskere, V., Eick, B., Spencer, B. F., Smith, M. D. & Foltz, S. D., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Structural Health Monitoring.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Navigation
Neural networks
Bearings (structural)
Uncertainty
Fatigue

Simulating offset blast loads experimentally using shake-table-generated ground motions: Method development and validation

Wierschem, N. E., Luo, J., Wilcoski, J., Hubbard, S. A., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., McFarland, D. M., Quinn, D. D., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. e2480.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Engineering research
Testing
Control systems
Engineers
Flexible structures
2018

Monitoring of chloride-induced corrosion in steel rebars

Lan, C., Tuerhan, M., Liu, C., Li, H. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steel
Chlorides
Corrosion
Monitoring
Stress concentration
2019

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

ground penetrating radar
radar data
simulation
absorbing boundary
geometry

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

Analytical models
Cables
Energy dissipation
Damping
Stiffness
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

Identification (control systems)
Cameras
Structural health monitoring
Displacement measurement
Sensors
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

Markov Chains
Principal Component Analysis
Economics
Research Personnel
Boundary conditions
Structural health monitoring
Hilbert spaces
Probability distributions
Sensors
Extrapolation
2018

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

Radar
ground penetrating radar
Electromagnetic induction
Electromagnetic Phenomena
induction
2019
Open Access
Suspension bridges
Mechanics
Cables
Concretes
Monitoring
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