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Author International Modal Analysis Conference (34th : 2016 : Orlando, Fla.)

Title Structural health monitoring, damage detection & mechatronics. Volume 7 : proceedings of the 34th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics 2016 / Alfred Wicks, Christopher Niezrecki, editors
Published Cham : Springer, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 151 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Conference proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics series, 2191-5644
Conference proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics series. 2191-5644
Contents Preface; Contents; Chapter 1: Development and Characterization of an ITO Nanocomposite Film Sensor for Damage Detection; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Surface Damage Detecting Film Nanocomposite; 1.3 Experimental Setup; 1.4 Results and Discussions; 1.4.1 Surface Damage Detection; 1.4.2 Influence of the Temperature; 1.4.3 Influence of the Humidity; 1.5 Conclusion; References; Chapter 2: Fiber Optic Sensor Arrays for Real-Time Virtual Instrumentation and Control of Flexible Structures; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Approach; 2.3 Finite Element Analysis; 2.4 Model Formulation
2.5 FBG-IMU System Development (First Approach)2.6 Second Approach of FBG-IMU; 2.7 Results; 2.8 Conclusions and Future Work; References; Chapter 3: On the Output-Only Vibration-Based Damage Detection of Frame Structures; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Output-Only Vibration-Based Damage Detection Methods; 3.3 Application: Identification and Damage Detection; 3.3.1 Test Structure: Undamaged Condition; 3.3.2 Test Structure: Damaged Condition; 3.3.3 Simulation of the Structural Response; 3.4 Results and Discussion; 3.4.1 Output-Only Modal Identification; 3.4.2 Damage Detection; 3.5 Conclusions; References
Chapter 4: On the Influence of Sample Length and Measurement Noise on the Stochastic Subspace Damage Detection Technique4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Stochastic Subspace Damage Detection Technique; 4.2.1 Dynamic Equilibrium Equation in Discrete Time Domain; 4.2.2 Output-Only Covariance Based Subspace System Identification; 4.2.3 Residual Vector Formation; 4.2.4 Hypothesis Test; Parametric Chi-Square Test; Non-parametric Chi-Square Test; 4.3 Investigating the Effect of Noise and Number of Samples; 4.3.1 Effect of Number of Samples; Effect on the Residual Covariance Effect on the chi2 Test Value4.3.2 Effect of Measurement Noise; Equal Noise Properties Between the Reference State and Possibly Damaged State; Different Noise Properties Between the Reference State and Possibly Damaged State; 4.4 Numerical Application; 4.4.1 Cases Study 1, Effect of Number of Samples; 4.4.2 Case Study 2, Effect of Noise with Equal Properties; 4.4.3 Case Study 3, Effect of Noise with Unequal Properties; 4.5 Discussion and Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Quantification of Structural Damage with Self-Organizing Maps; 5.1 Introduction
5.2 Qatar University Grandstand Simulator5.3 Verification of the Finite Element Model; 5.4 The SOM-Based Damage Detection Algorithm; 5.4.1 Training of the SOMs; 5.4.2 Structural Damage Assessment; 5.5 Numerical Demonstration of the Damage Detection Algorithm; 5.6 Discussion; 5.7 Conclusion; References; Chapter 6: Accuracy Enhancement of a Device for Automated Underbridge Inspections; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Method; 6.3 Results; 6.4 Concluding Remarks; References; Chapter 7: A Brief Overview of Mechatronics; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Background; 7.3 Basic Microcontroller; 7.4 Actuation; 7.5 Sensors
Summary Structural Health Monitoring, Damage Detection & Mechatronics, Volume 7. Proceedings of the 34th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Dynamics of Multiphysical Systems: From Active Materials to Vibroacoustics, 2016, the seventh volume of ten from the Conference brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early fi ndings and case studies on fundamental and applied aspects of Structural Dynamics, including papers on: · Structural Health Monitoring · Damage Detection · Numerical Modeling · Mechatronics · System Identifi cation · Active Controls
Notes International conference proceedings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed June 7, 2016)
Subject Structural health monitoring -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Wicks, Alfred L., editor
Niezrecki, Christopher, editor
ISBN 3319299565 (electronic bk.)
9783319299563 (electronic bk.)