This is an RTHS simulation example including codes ‘RTHS_DM.mdl’ and ‘Trigger_RTHS_DM.m’. In this example, the concept of RTHS and its representation in simulation is discussed. A single story steel structure with predetermined mass, stiffness, damping ratio is simulated herein, the structure is partitioned into the combination of one numerical substructure and one experimental substructure. The actuator used in RTHS is modeled with physical data and actuator displacement compensation is also simulated.
The purpose of preparing this demo example is to help beginners to understand RTHS concept. To be able to run the code, user can jump to section 3 without difficulty. This activity was supported in part by the US National Science Foundation (NSF) under Award Number CMMI-0927178.
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