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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
2019

An intelligent wireless system for real-time seismic monitoring of civil infrastructure

Fu, Y., Hoang, T., Mechitov, K., Kim, J. R. & 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. 2485-2492 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

Computer Systems
Smart sensors
Monitoring
Costs and Cost Analysis
MATLAB
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

Real-time fast damage detection of shear structures with random base excitation

An, Y., Spencer, B. F. & Ou, J., Jul 30 2015, In : Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation. 74, p. 92-102 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damage detection
shear
damage
excitation
Model structures
2019
Rolling resistance
Light trailers
Fuel consumption
Energy dissipation
Trucks

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
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
2015
Wireless sensor networks
Monitoring
Sensors
Gravitation

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
2019

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

Model reference adaptive control
Controllers
Actuators
Damping
Stiffness
Open Access
Suspension bridges
Mechanics
Cables
Concretes
Monitoring

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
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
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

Hybrid Model for Railroad Bridge Dynamics

Kim, R. E., Moreu, F. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Structural Engineering (United States). 142, 10, 04016066.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad bridges
Railroads
Dynamic response
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

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

Vibration control
Cables
Damping
Stiffness
Modal analysis
2016
Damage detection
Strain energy
Residual stresses
Elastic moduli
2019

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

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
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
2016

Efficient time synchronization for structural health monitoring using wireless smart sensor networks

Li, J., Mechitov, K. A., Kim, R. E. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 1 2016, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 23, 3, p. 470-486 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Structural health monitoring
Sensor networks
Clocks
Synchronization
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

Analytical models
Cables
Energy dissipation
Damping
Stiffness
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

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

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

Structural health monitoring
Sensors
Damage detection

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

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
2017

Response attenuation in a large-scale structure subjected to blast excitation utilizing a system of essentially nonlinear vibration absorbers

Wierschem, N. E., Hubbard, S. A., Luo, J., Fahnestock, L. A., Spencer, B. F., McFarland, D. M., Quinn, D. D., Vakakis, A. F. & Bergman, L. A., Feb 17 2017, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 389, p. 52-72 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

blasts
absorbers
Blast resistance
attenuation
vibration

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

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

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
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

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

spalling
Spalling
Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
rails
Rails
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
2016

Reference-Free Displacements for Condition Assessment of Timber Railroad Bridges

Moreu, F., Li, J., Jo, H., Kim, R. E., Scola, S., Spencer, B. F. & Lafave, J. M., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Bridge Engineering. 21, 2, 04015052.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad bridges
Timber
Railroads
Smart sensors
Inspection
2019

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

Steel
Bearing capacity
Roofs
Loads (forces)
Structural members

Analysis of the Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings in the Lushan Ms7.0 Earthquake in the Sichuan Province of China

Sun, B., Spencer, B. F., Yan, P., Chen, X. & Zhang, G., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Earthquake Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

masonry
Earthquakes
vulnerability
earthquake
damage
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
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

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
Steel
Welds
Concrete slabs
Repair

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

Fatigue
Fatigue of materials
Sensors
Steel
Concretes
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
2019

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
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
2019

Adaptive control for smart-actuated base isolation structures regarding various reference-tracking strategies

Ouyang, Y., Shan, J., Shi, W. & Spencer, B. F., Nov 1 2019, In : Engineering Structures. 198, 109574.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Controllers
Actuators
Hydraulics
Backstepping
Dynamic models
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
2019

Modeling the mechanical response of gas hydrate reservoirs in triaxial stress space

Wu, Y., Li, N., Hyodo, M., Gu, M., Cui, J. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 8 2019, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 44, 48, p. 26698-26710 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

triaxial stresses
Gas hydrates
Hydrates
Bearings (structural)
hydrates
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