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Development of an Arduino-Based Wireless Control System
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24 Dec 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Zhuoxiong Sun, Francisco Javier Pena, Alana Wilbee, Shirley Dyke
Over the past few decades, considerable attention has been given to structural control systems to mitigate structural vibration under natural hazards such as earthquake and extreme weather...
Benchmark Wireless Structural Control Problem
29 Jul 2014 | Computational Models | Contributor(s): Zhuoxiong Sun, Bo Li, Shirley Dyke, Chenyang Lu, Lauren Linderman
Structural control systems offer an attractive approach to protect civil infrastructures from natural hazards such as earthquakes. Wireless structural control systems which utilize wireless...
Benchmark Problem in Active Structural Control with Wireless Sensor Network
13 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Zhuoxiong Sun, Bo Li, Shirley Dyke, Chenyang Lu, Lauren Linderman
Large-Scale Real Time Hybrid Simulation for Validation of Advanced Damping Systems
18 Jun 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke, Anthony Friedman, Tong Li, Ali Irmak Ozdagli
Magnetorheological damper is a type of advanced damping system that can reduce the impact of earthquakes on structures. This video demonstrates the project that applies magnetorheological damper...
Development and Experimental Validation of a New Control Strategy Considering Device Dynamics for Large-Scale MR Dampers using Real-Time Hybrid Simulation
17 Jun 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Anthony Friedman, Shirley Dyke
As MR control devices increase in scale for use in real-world civil engineering applications, their dynamics become increasingly complicated. Control designs that are able to take these...
Response Control of Seismically Excited Buildings: Application of Viscous Damping and Negative Stiffness Control Algorithm
07 Jun 2012 | Publications | Contributor(s): Huan Hu
This thesis focuses on the application of the viscous damping and negative stiffness (VDNS) algorithm to the seismic response control of buildings. It provides an effective option for the...
Development and Validation of a Robust Actuator Motion Controller for Real-time Hybrid Simulation Applications
08 Feb 2012 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Xiuyu Gao, Nestor Eduardo Castaneda-Aguilar, Shirley Dyke
Real time hybrid simulation (RTHS) has increasingly been recognized as a powerful testing methodology to evaluate structural components and systems under realistic operating conditions. RTHS is a...
The Development of Fragility Relationships for Controlled Structures
04 Aug 2011 | Historical Documents | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke
To mitigate the dynamic effects of earthquakes in structures, several response modification strategies have been developed, including implementation of passive, active, and...
Response Modification of Buildings and Bridges: Comparative Studies in Seismic Control
This thesis presents the results of research to evaluate the effectiveness of modern control strategies for the mitigation of earthquake induced hazards in building and bridge...
Fault-Tolerant Control Design for Smart Damping Systems
01 Aug 2011 | Historical Documents | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke
This thesis contains a study of the effects of and develops a procedure for dealing with control component failure in smart damping systems. The procedure is developed...
Phase I Benchmark Control Problem for Seismic Response of Cable-Stayed Bridges
28 Jul 2011 | Computational Models | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke, Juan M Caicedo
This computational model contains the original files for the Phase I Benchmark Control Problem for Seismic Response of Cable-Stayed Bridges.
Dyke, S. J., Caicedo, J. M., Turan, G., Bergman, L. A....
Report on the Nonlinear Full Scale Building Control Problem
23 Jan 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke
This report presents the extended problem definition of a set of benchmark control problems for seismically excited nonlinear buildings. Focusing on three typical steel structures, 3-, 9- and...
Report on the Linear Full Scale Building Control Problem
This report presents the extended problem definition for the next generation structural control benchmark problem for seismically excited buildings. Focusing on a 20-story steel structure...
Report on the Linear Active Tendon Control Problem
In a companion report, a problem definition was presented for a well-defined benchmark structural control problem for a model building configured with an active mass driver (nees.org). This second...
Report on the Cable-stayed Bridge Control Problem - Phase 2
This report presents the extended problem definition for the second generation of benchmark structural control problems for cable-stayed bridges. The benchmark problem is based on the Bill Emerson...
Report on the Base Isolation Control Problem - Part 1
This report presents the benchmark problem definition for seismically excited base- isolated buildings. The objective of this benchmark study is to provide a well defined base isolated building...
Report on the Base Isolation Control Problem - Part 2
This Phase II report attempts to galvanize research efforts on control of base isolated buildings with nonlinear isolation systems. Primarily, friction and hysteretic lead-rubber-bearing (LRB)...
Report on the Highway Bridge Control Problem - Phase 1
23 Jan 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke, Anil Kumar Agrawal
This report presents the extended problem definition of the benchmark structural control problem for the seismically excited highway bridge. The benchmark problem is based on the newly constructed...
Report on the Highway Bridge Control Problem - Phase 2
Recently, a benchmark problem has been developed to study seismically excited highway bridges. In this second phase of the aforementioned study, the bridge is isolated both at the abutments and at...
Report on the Linear Active Mass Driver Control Benchmark Problem
22 Jan 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke
This report presents the extended problem definition for a benchmark structural control problem. The structure considered -- chosen because of the widespread interest in this class of systems ...