Special Topics in Structural Dynamics, Volume 6, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 146146546X
  • ISBN-13: 9781461465461
  • DDC: 624.171
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 634 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Special Topics in Structural Dynamics, Volume 6:  Proceedings of the 31st IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2013, the sixth volume of seven from the Conference, brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early findings and case studies on fundamental and applied aspects of Structural Dynamics, including papers on: Teaching Experimental & Analytical Structural DynamicsSensors & InstrumentationAircraft/AerospaceBio-DynamicsSports Equipment DynamicsAdvanced ODS & Stress EstimationShock & VibrationFull-Field Optical Measurements & Image AnalysisStructural Health MonitoringOperational Modal AnalysisWind Turbine DynamicsRotating MachineryFinite Element MethodsEnergy Harvesting

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Safety Improvement of Child Restraint System by Using Adoptive Control.
2: Dynamic Response and Damage Estimation of Infant Brain for Vibration.
3: Mechanical Strength of Bone Cement with and Without Adjuvant Screw Fixation.
4: Development of a Bench for Testing Leg Prosthetics.
5: Application of Modal Testing and Analysis Techniques on a Suav.
6: Progress in Operational Analysis of Launch Vehicles in Nonstationary Flight.
7: Influence of Test Conditions on Comfort Ranking of Road Bicycle Wheels.
8: Direct Measurement of Power on a Gravity Independent Flywheel-based Ergometer.
9: Instrumented Treadmill for Cross-country Skiing Enhanced Training.
10: Instrumenting a Rowing Ergometer for Improved Training.
11: A Laboratory Technique to Compare Road Bike Dynamic Comfort.
12: Exploring Experimental Structural Dynamics in EMA/ME 540 At Uw-madison.
13: The ABRAVIBE Toolbox for Teaching Vibration Analysis and Structural Dynamics.
14: Structural Dynamics Teaching Example: A Linear Test Analysis Case Using Open Software.
15: Testing Anti-ram Barrier Protection Systems.
16: Fiber Optic Accelerometers and Sensors for Dynamic Measurements.
17: Nonlinear Model Tracking for Varying System Geometries.
18: Fuzzy Arithmetical Assessment of Wave Propagation Models for Multi-wire Cables.
19: A Vibro-haptic Human-machine Interface for Structural Health Monitoring Applications.
20: Technologies for Seismic Safety Management of Existing Health Facilities.
21: Wave-induced Vibration Monitoring for Stability Assessment of Harbor Caisson.
22: Damage Assessment of a Beam Using Artificial Neural Networks and Antiresonant Frequencies.
23: Case Studies of Tools Used in Teaching Structural Dynamics.
24: “Structural System Testing and Model Correlation”: An Industry-university Collaborative Course in Structural Dynamics.
25: Visualizing Structural Vibrations Using Stroboscopic Light in a Novel Setup.
26: Analytical and Experimental Learning in a Vibrations Course at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
27: Around the World in 80 Courses.
28: Review of a Pilot Internet System Dynamics Course.
29: Using Random Response Input in Ibrahim Time Domain.
30: Modal Parameter Identification of New Design of Vertical Axis Wind Turbine.
31: Predicting Dynamic Strain on Wind Turbine Blade Using Digital Image Correlation Techniques in Conjunction with Analytical Expansion Methodologies.
32: Dynamic Characterization of a Free-free Wind Turbine Blade Assembly.
33: Harmonic Analysis on a Lévy Plate and Its Application to Fatigue Analysis.
34: Vibration Level Assessment of Nuclear Power Plant Powerhouse Hall.
35: Study on the Band Structure of Trigonal Chiral Structures.
36: Fem Sensitivity Vector Basis for Measured Mode Expansion.
37: Estimation of Unmeasured Dof’s on a Scaled Model of a 4-storey Building.
38: Estimation of Rotational Degrees of Freedom by EMA and FEM Mode Shapes.
39: Real-time Dynamic Stress Response Estimation at Critical Locations of Instrumented Structures Embedded in Random Fields.
40: Strain Estimation in a Glass Beam Using Operational Modal Analysis.
41: Pressure Measurement Sensor for Jointed Structures.
42: Modal Analysis of Machine Tools Using a Single Laser Beam Device.
43: Valvetrain Motion Measurements in Firing Conditions by Laser Doppler Vibrometer.
44: Using High-speed Stereophotogrammetry to Collect Operating Data on a Robinson R44 Helicopter.
45: Principles of Image Processing and Feature Recognition Applied to Full-field Measurements.
46: Model Updating Using Shape Descriptors from Full-field Images.
47: Shape-descriptor Frequency Response Functions and Modal Analysis.
48: Dynamic Simulation of the Lunar Landing Using Flexible Multibody Dynamics Model.
49: A New Approach for a Train Axle Telemetry System.
50: Triaxial Multi-range MEMS Accelerometer Nodes for Railways Applications.
51: Acoustical Excitation for Damping Estimation in Rotating Machinery.
52: Numerical Simulations on the Performance of Passive Mitigation under Blast Wave Loading.
53: Finite Element Model Updating Using the Shadow Hybrid Monte Carlo Technique.
54: Pseudo Velocity Shock Data Analysis Calculations Using Octave.
55: Analysis and Dynamic Characterization of a Resonant Plate for Shock Testing.
56: Resonances of Compact Tapered Inhomogeneous Axially Loaded Shafts.
57: Modelling Friction in a Nonlinear Dynamic System Via Bayesian Inference.
58: Optimum Load for Energy Harvesting with Non-linear Oscillators.
59: Harvesting of Ambient Floor Vibration Energy Utilizing Micro-electrical Mechanical Devices.
60: Robust Optimization of Magneto-mechanical Energy Harvesters for Shoes.
61: Optimization of an Energy Harvester Coupled to a Vibrating Membrane.
62: Experimental Localization of Small Damages Using Modal Filters.
63: Output Only Structural Identification with Minimal Instrumentation.
64: Simulation of Guided Wave Interaction with Defects in Rope Structures.
65: Estimation of Modal Parameters Confidence Intervals: A Simple Numerical Example.
66: A Bayesian Framework of Transmissibility Model Selection and Updating.
67: Monitoring of Torsion of Guyed Mast Shafts.