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Hyperbolic Tangent Model (Version 2) for 200 kN Large-Scale Magneto-Rheological Fluid (MR) Damper
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03 Jun 2012 | Computational Models | Contributor(s): Zhaoshuo Jiang, Richard Christenson
The Magneto-Rheological (MR) fluid damper is a promising type of semi-active device for civil structures due to its mechanical simplicity, inherent stability, high dynamic range, large temperature...
Increasing Resilience in Civil Structures Using Smart Damping Technology
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03 Jun 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Zhaoshuo Jiang
Highway bridges are a significant and critical component of the civil infrastructure. However, they are continuously approaching or exceeding their design life and are increasingly being...
Phenomenological Bouc-Wen Model for 200 kN Large-Scale Magneto-Rheological Fluid (MR) Damper
27 Jan 2012 | Computational Models | Contributor(s): Anthony Friedman, Zhaoshuo Jiang
This is a Phenomological Bouc Wen model for 200 KN large-scale magneto-rheological fluid damper (a model of the PWM Servo-Amplifier used to drive the damper is also included) developed at the...
Hyperbolic Tangent Model for 200 kN Large-Scale Magneto-Rheological Fluid (MR) Damper
15 Aug 2011 | Computational Models | Contributor(s): Zhaoshuo Jiang, Richard Christenson
Control Strategies for 3D Smart Base Isolation Sysytems Using Modal and Nodal Approaches
26 Dec 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yumei Wang
Application of control technologies to structures is expected to be able to enhance a structure’s performance in response to natural hazards. Specifically, smart base isolation systems,...
Semiactive Control of Nonlinear Structures
23 Aug 2010 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Richard Christenson
This pre-NEESR project will conduct fast-hybrid testing at the CU NEES FHT facility using large-scale Magneto-Rheological fluid dampers (built by the Lord Corporation) as semiactive control...
Real-Time Hybrid Testing of an MR Damper for Response-Reduction
16 Aug 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Yi Lin
This research focuses on the real-time hybrid testing of Magneto-Rhelogical (MR) fluid dampers for the seismic protection of building structures in large-scale, small-scale and distributed...