Assessment of structural nonlinearities employing extremes of dynamic responses

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Title: Assessment of structural nonlinearities employing extremes of dynamic responses
Authors: Pakrashi, Vikram
Fitzgerald, Paul
O’Leary, Michael
et al.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10446
Date: 9-Mar-2016
Online since: 2019-05-14T12:14:20Z
Abstract: A range of methodologies exist for estimating nonlinear responses of structural systems using numerical simulations. However, efforts in relation to experimental methods in this regard still warrant further investigation. This paper presents an approach for assessing structural nonlinearities using the extremes of dynamic responses of the structural system under consideration. The approach allows revisiting and parameter tuning of theoretical models of structures based on experimental studies. A single degree of freedom system was excited in this study using broadband input excitations and the output dynamic responses were measured using different devices. The type and extent of experimentation required for implementation of the presented technique was investigated along with the effects of the estimates of the measured variables and the effects related to different measurement devices.
Funding Details: Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology
Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Sage
Journal: Journal of Vibration and Control
Volume: 24
Issue: 1
Start page: 137
End page: 152
Copyright (published version): 2016 the Authors
Keywords: Extreme valueGaussian white noiseStructural dynamicsModel testingNonlinearity
DOI: 10.1177/1077546316635935
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Mechanical & Materials Engineering Research Collection

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