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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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Structural health monitoring
Probability density function
Health
Extrapolation
Compensation and Redress

A simplified procedure for estimating nonlinear seismic demand of tall piers

Chen, X., Guan, Z., Spencer, B. F. & Li, J., Nov 1 2018, In : Engineering Structures. 174, p. 778-791 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bridge piers
Piers
Seismic response
Bending moments
Ductility

A Test Method for Damage Diagnosis of Suspension Bridge Suspender Cables

An, Y., Spencer, B. F. & Ou, J., Oct 1 2015, In : Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 30, 10, p. 771-784 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bridge cables
Suspension bridges
Cables
Damage detection
Signal to noise ratio

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

Automated modal identification using principal component and cluster analysis: Application to a long-span cable-stayed bridge

Mao, J. X., Wang, H., Fu, Y. G. & Spencer, B. F., Oct 1 2019, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 26, 10, e2430.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cable stayed bridges
Cluster analysis
Principal component analysis
Structural health monitoring
Modal analysis

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

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

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

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

Suspension bridges
Beams and girders
Concrete beams and girders
Concretes
Describing functions

Closed-loop structural control with real-time smart sensors

Linderman, L. E. & Spencer, B. F., Dec 2015, In : Smart Structures and Systems. 16, 6, p. 1147-1167 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smart sensors
Hardware
Processing
Sampling
Control systems

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

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

Cross-Correlation-based structural system identification using unmanned aerial vehicles

Yoon, H., Hoskere, V., Park, J. W. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 11 2017, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 17, 9, 2075.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pilotless aircraft
system identification
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
cross correlation
Identification (control systems)

Damage detection in shear buildings using different estimated curvature

Shi, J. Y., Spencer, B. F. & Chen, S. S., Jan 2018, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 25, 1, e2050.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Damage detection
Frequency response
Finite difference method
Interpolation
Boundary conditions
Damage detection
Strain energy
Residual stresses
Elastic moduli

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

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

Design criteria for dissipative devices in coupled oscillators under seismic excitation

Gattulli, V., Potenza, F. & Spencer, B. F., Jul 2018, In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 25, 7, e2167.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stochastic systems

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

Vibration control
Cables
Damping
Stiffness
Cable stayed bridges

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

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

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

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

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

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
Seismic response
Damping
Seismic design
Ordinary differential equations

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

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

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

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

Exact solution of free vibration of a uniform tensioned beam combined with both lateral and rotational linear sub-systems

Chen, Y., McFarland, D. M., Spencer, B. F. & Bergman, L., Apr 14 2015, In : Journal of Sound and Vibration. 341, p. 206-221 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

free vibration
Root loci
characteristic equations
dampers
loci

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
Steel
Welds
Concrete slabs
Repair

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

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

Fatigue life prediction for parallel-wire stay cables considering corrosion effects

Lan, C., Xu, Y., Liu, C., Li, H. & Spencer, B. F., Sep 2018, In : International Journal of Fatigue. 114, p. 81-91 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatigue Life Prediction
Corrosion
Cable
Fatigue Life
Cables
Smartphones
Wireless local area networks (WLAN)
Probability distributions
Global positioning system
Decision making

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

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

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

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

ground penetrating radar
Radar
Calibration
calibration
Ground penetrating radar systems

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