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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
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
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
2019

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
2018

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
2017

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

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

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
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

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

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

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
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
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

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
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
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
2019
Rolling resistance
Light trailers
Fuel consumption
Energy dissipation
Trucks
2017
Pavements
Energy dissipation
Railroad cars
energy
energy consumption
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
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

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
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
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
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

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

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
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

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
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

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

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)

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
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

Smart sensors
Monitoring
sensors
Earthquakes
Budgets
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
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

Multiscale random fields-based damage modeling and analysis of concrete structures

Zhou, H., Li, J. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 145, 7, 04019045.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Concrete construction
Concretes
Finite element method
Forms (concrete)
Cantilever beams

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
Seismic response
Damping
Seismic design
Ordinary differential equations