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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
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
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

Gaussian mixture model for automated tracking of modal parameters of long-span bridge

Mao, J. X., Wang, H. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2019, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 24, 2, p. 243-256 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning systems
Monitoring
Structural health monitoring
Temperature

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
2018

Probabilistic model for length effect on fatigue life of longitudinal elements

Lan, C., Bai, N., Yang, H., Liu, C., Li, H. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 2018, In : Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures. 41, 9, p. 1948-1962 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatigue of materials
Wire
High strength steel
Statistical Models
Random variables

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

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
2015
Wireless sensor networks
Monitoring
Sensors
Gravitation

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
Rolling resistance
Light trailers
Fuel consumption
Energy dissipation
Trucks
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

Bridge piers
Piers
Plastics
Seismic design
Ductility
2016

Concrete Crack Assessment Using Digital Image Processing and 3D Scene Reconstruction

Liu, Y. F., Cho, S., Spencer, B. F. & Fan, J. S., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 30, 1, 04014124.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Image processing
Concretes
Cracks
Concrete construction
Crack detection
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
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

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
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

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
2019

Impact of Pavement Roughness and Deflection on Fuel Consumption Using Energy Dissipation

Kim, R. E., Kang, S., Spencer, B. F., Al-Qadi, I. L. & Ozer, H., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 145, 10, 04019080.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fuel consumption
Pavements
Energy dissipation
Surface roughness
Vehicle suspensions
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
2018

Automated damage detection in miter gates of navigation locks

Eick, B. A., Treece, Z. R., Spencer, B. F., Smith, M. D., Sweeney, S. C., Alexander, Q. G. & Foltz, S. D., Jan 2018, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 25, 1, e2053.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damage detection
Navigation
Structural health monitoring
Time series
Inspection
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

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
2018

Estimating azimuth of subsurface linear targets by polarimetric GPR

Liu, H., Huang, X., Xing, B., Cui, J., Spencer, B. F. & Liu, Q. H., Oct 31 2018, 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 6784-6787 4 p. 8517637. (International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS); vol. 2018-July).

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

ground penetrating radar
azimuth
Radar
Ground penetrating radar systems
Radar reflection
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

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
2019
Open Access
Suspension bridges
Mechanics
Cables
Concretes
Monitoring

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
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
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)
2016

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
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
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

Smart sensors
Structural health monitoring
Sensor networks
Sensors
Identification (control systems)

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
2016

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
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
Seismic response
Damping
Seismic design
Ordinary differential equations
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

Structural health monitoring
Sensors
Damage detection
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

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
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

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
2016

Dynamic behavior of stay cables with passive negative stiffness dampers

Shi, X., Zhu, S., Li, J. Y. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2016, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 25, 7, 075044.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dampers
guy wires
cables
stiffness
Cables
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
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

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
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