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Performance-Based Design and Real-Time Large-Scale Testing to Enable Implementation of Advanced Damping Systems



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HybridSimulation-1: RTHS (Damper) - 3StoryPS - Single MR Damper (Floor 1)
Experiment Type: Hybrid Simulation
Description: This experiment summarizes real-time hybrid simulation (RTHS) performed at the University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign (UIUC) NEES facility. The purpose of this testing two-fold: (1) Validate the performance of the RT-Frame2D tool developed by Nestor Castaneda on a cyber-platform using a physical MR Damper, and (2) Validate the performance of a new semi-active control algorithms developed for large-scale MR dampers by Anthony Friedman.

These tests were carried out from 04/27/2011 - 04/28/2011 at the NEES@UIUC facility, with the assistance of Brian Phillips, a graduate student under Dr. B.F. Spencer.

Further information regarding the specific tests and their purpose can be found in the descriptions of the "runs", under the experiment coordinator.
Dates: April 27, 2011 - April 28, 2011
Facility: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, United States
Specimen Type: Experimental Substructure
Specimen Components:
MR Damper
MR Damper is linked to a physical substructure.
RTHS Coordinator
All relevant data is stored in this coordinator
Substructure Groups
RTHS Substructure Group
Tags (keywords):
  1. mr damper
  2. control
  3. RT-Frame2D
  4. rths
Cite this work:
Anthony Friedman, Brian Phillips, Ryan Ahn, Yunbyeong Chae, Jianqiu Zhang, Youngjin Cha, Shirley Dyke, James Ricles, Billie Spencer, Richard Christenson, Richard Sause (2013). "RTHS (Damper) - 3StoryPS - Single MR Damper (Floor 1)", Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (distributor), Dataset, DOI:10.4231/D3QJ77Z3Q