Application of the damage index method for plate-like structures to timber bridges

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dc.contributor.author Samali, Bijan en_US
dc.contributor.author Li, Jianchun en_US
dc.contributor.author Choi, Fook Choon en_US
dc.contributor.author Crews, Keith en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T06:22:52Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-07T06:22:52Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2010000251 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Samali Bijan et al. 2010, 'Application of the damage index method for plate-like structures to timber bridges', John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, vol. 17, pp. 849-871. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1545-2255 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/13570
dc.description.abstract The paper presents a research recently completed by the authors utilizing a method of damage evaluation for identifying damage in timber bridges, numerically and experimentally. The method utilizes changes in modal strain energy between the undamaged and damaged states of plate-like structures. A finite element model of a laboratory timber bridge was developed to investigate the capabilities and limitations of the method to detect damage. A simple four-girder bridge was fabricated and tested in a laboratory to verify the method. The numerical studies showed that the method can correctly identify single and multiple damage locations within the bridge. The experimental studies also showed promising results for detecting severe damage, but less effective for light and medium damage. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher John Wiley & Sons, Ltd en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/stc.347 en_US
dc.title Application of the damage index method for plate-like structures to timber bridges en_US
dc.parent Structural Control and Health Monitoring en_US
dc.journal.volume 17 en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.journal.number 8 en_US
dc.publocation UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 849 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 871 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 090500 en_US
dc.personcode 870186 en_US
dc.personcode 930859 en_US
dc.personcode 044012 en_US
dc.personcode 930410 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Civil Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords damage detection; timber bridge; damage index method; plate-like structures en_US
dc.staffid 930410 en_US


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