Dynamic testing of civil engineering structures

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ConferenceProceedings of the Third Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering: 04 June 1979, Montreal, Que., Canada
Pages551574; # of pages: 24
SubjectEarthquakes; civil engineering; dynamic tests; building dynamics; genie civil; essai dynamique; dynamique des constructions
AbstractThe use of dynamic testing of structures is described in research and engineering applications. These include confirmation of mathematical models, determination of damping, motion studies under wind and earthquakes, and short-term and long-term observation of structural behaviour under dynamic loadings. Instrumentation requirements, selection and placement of transducers and recording the signals on FM, digital and paper recorders are considered. Filtering, signal-to-noise ratio, analysis and interpretation of data are discussed.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
NRC number17855
NPARC number20359238
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