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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-2: RTHS (Damper) - 3StoryPS - Single MR Damper (Floor 1)
Experiment Type: Hybrid Simulation
Description: This experiment summarizes real-time hybrid simulation (RTHS) performed at Lehigh University NEES facility. The purpose of this testing two-fold: (1) identify and design the inverse compensation actuator compensation 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 06/20/2011 - 06/24/2011 at the NEES@Lehigh facility, with the assistance of Gary Novak, Tommy Maurullo, and the rest of the staff at the ATLSS lab. The lab is supervised by Dr. James Ricles.

Further information regarding the specific tests and their purpose can be found in the descriptions of the "runs", under the experiment coordinator.
Dates: June 20, 2011 - June 24, 2011
Facility: Lehigh University, PA, United States
Specimen Type: Experimental Substructure
Specimen Components:
MR Damper 1
MR Damper 1 is linked to a physical substructure.
RTHS Coordinator
All relevant data for this RTHS is stored in this coordinator.
Substructure Groups
RTHS Substructure Group
Tags (keywords):
  1. mr damper
  2. control
  3. rths
  4. actuator
  5. large scale
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/D3KS6J48W