Experimental Investigation of the Detection of Bridge Dynamic Parameters Using a Moiving Vehicle

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Title: Experimental Investigation of the Detection of Bridge Dynamic Parameters Using a Moiving Vehicle
Authors: McGetrick, P.
Kim, Chul-Woo
O'Brien, Eugene J.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4060
Date: 13-Nov-2010
Abstract: This paper investigates the feasibility of using an instrumented vehicle to detect bridge dynamic parameters, such as natural frequency and structural damping, in a scaled laboratory experiment. In the experiment, a scaled vehicle model crosses a steel girder which has been adopted as the bridge model. The bridge model also includes a scaled road surface profile. The effects of varying vehicle model mass and speed are investigated. The damping of the girder is also varied. The bridge frequency and changes in damping are detected in the vehicle acceleration response in the presence of a rough road surface profile.
Type of material: Conference Publication
Keywords: Bridge dynamics
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Conference Details: 23rd KKCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering, Taipei, November 13-15, 2010
Appears in Collections:Civil Engineering Research Collection

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