Stress Prediction for Distributed Structural Health Monitoring Using Existing Measurements and Pattern Recognition
AbstractThe stress in structural steel members is the most useful and directly measurable physical quantity to evaluate the structural safety in structural health monitoring, which is also an important index to evaluate the stress distribution and force condition of structures during structural construction and service phases. Thus, it is common to set stress as a measure in steel structural monitoring. Considering the economy and the importance of the structural members, there are only a limited number of sensors that can be placed, which means that it is impossible to obtain the stresses of all members directly using sensors. This study aims to develop a stress response prediction method for locations where there are insufficent sensors, using measurements from a limited number of sensors and pattern recognition. The detailed improved aspects are: (1) a distributed computing process is proposed, where the same pattern is recognized by several subsets of measurements; and (2) the pattern recognition using the subset of measurements is carried out by considering the optimal number of sensors and number of fusion patterns. The validity and feasibility of the proposed method are verified using two examples: the finite-element simulation of a single-layer shell-like steel structure, and the structural health monitoring of the space steel roof of Shenzhen Bay Stadium; for the latter, the anti-noise performance of this method is verified by the stress measurements from a real-world project. View Full-Text
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Lu, W.; Teng, J.; Zhou, Q.; Peng, Q. Stress Prediction for Distributed Structural Health Monitoring Using Existing Measurements and Pattern Recognition. Sensors 2018, 18, 419.
Lu W, Teng J, Zhou Q, Peng Q. Stress Prediction for Distributed Structural Health Monitoring Using Existing Measurements and Pattern Recognition. Sensors. 2018; 18(2):419.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lu, Wei; Teng, Jun; Zhou, Qiushi; Peng, Qiexin. 2018. "Stress Prediction for Distributed Structural Health Monitoring Using Existing Measurements and Pattern Recognition." Sensors 18, no. 2: 419.
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