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2019

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

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

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

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

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

2018

A novel distribution regression approach for data loss compensation in structural health monitoring

Chen, Z., Bao, Y., Li, H. & Spencer, B. F., Nov 1 2018, In : Structural Health Monitoring. 17, 6, p. 1473-1490 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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

2016

Autonomous evaluation of human annoyance rate induced by subway trains using high-sensitivity wireless smart sensors

Zhang, W., Sun, K., Ding, H., Kim, R. 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. 221-226 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

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

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

2019

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

Vision-based dense displacement and strain estimation of miter gates with the performance evaluation using physics-based graphics models

Narazaki, Y., Hoskere, V., Eick, B. A., Smith, M. D. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 25 2019, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 24, 6, p. 709-721

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Topology optimization framework for structures subjected to stationary stochastic dynamic loads

Gomez, F. & Spencer, B. F., Mar 15 2019, In : Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 59, 3, p. 813-833 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

2019

Hybrid Polarimetric GPR Calibration and Elongated Object Orientation Estimation

Liu, H., Huang, X., Han, F., Cui, J., Spencer, B. F. & Xie, X., Jul 2019, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 12, 7, p. 2080-2087 8 p., 8718348.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2019

Real-time hybrid simulation of a bridge-damper system

Tell, S., Andersson, A., Karoumi, R., Najafi, A. & Spencer, B. F., 2019, Advances in Engineering Materials, Structures and Systems: Innovations, Mechanics and Applications - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, 2019. Zingoni, A. (ed.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1810-1813 4 p. (Advances in Engineering Materials, Structures and Systems: Innovations, Mechanics and Applications - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, 2019).

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

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

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

2019
2018

Beam Finite Element Including Shear Lag Effect of Extra-Wide Concrete Box Girders

Zhou, G., Li, A., Li, J., Duan, M., Spencer, B. F. & Zhu, L., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Bridge Engineering. 23, 11, 04018083.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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

2017

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

2019

Optimal dissipative coupling design of two oscillators based on nonlinear stochastic response

Potenza, F., Gattulli, V. & Spencer, B. F., Jan 1 2019, COMPDYN 2019 - 7th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Proceedings. Papadrakakis, M. & Fragiadakis, M. (eds.). National Technical University of Athens, p. 3395-3402 8 p. (COMPDYN Proceedings; vol. 2).

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

Design formulas for vibration control of sagged cables using passive MR dampers

Duan, Y., Ni, Y. Q., Zhang, H., Spencer, B. F., Ko, J. M. & Dong, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 23, 6, p. 537-551 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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