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An Optimal Filter Approach to Identification in Structural Dynamics

Beck, J. L. and Jennings, P. C. (1977) An Optimal Filter Approach to Identification in Structural Dynamics. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Applications of Computer Methods in Engineering : August 23-26, 1977, Los Angeles, California. Vol.1. University of Southern California , Los Angeles, CA, pp. 251-260. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20121029-093612314

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Abstract

An optimal filter approach to the identification of structural models from earthquake response data is investigated. This time-domain approach exhibits several promising advantages for this application. Examples are presented using a single-degree-of-freedom (SDOF) linear model and simulated data to demonstrate the capabilities of the method. This model is used also to identify parameters of the fundamental mode of a building from earthquake records, in the presence of noise and nonlinearities in the response.


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Additional Information:The computing costs for this research were covered by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. ENV74-19135 AO 1. The financial assistance to the first author of the New Zealand National Research Advisory Council is also gratefully acknowledged.
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