Recent research on identification of moving loads on bridges

Yu, Ling & Chan, Tommy H.T. (2007) Recent research on identification of moving loads on bridges. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 305(1-2), pp. 3-21.

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Identification of moving loads on bridges is an important inverse problem in the civil and structural engineering field. It is an effective way to better understand the interaction between the bridge and vehicles traversing it in order to achieve a satisfactory lifiespan for the future bridge design. The study on identification of moving loads has made a big progress over the past years. This paper reviews the current knowledge on factors affecting performance of moving force identification methods under main headings below: background of moving force identification, experimental verification in laboratory and its application in field. It mainly focuses on the potential of four developed identification methods, i.e. Interpretive Method I (IMI), Interpretive Method II (IMII), Time Domain Method (TDM) and Frequency-Time Domain Method (FTDM). Some parameter effects, such as vehicle-bridge parameters, measurement parameters and algorithm parameters, are also discussed. Although there are still many challenges and obstacles to be overcome before these methods can be implemented in practice, some conclusions that have been achieved on moving force identification are highlighted and recommendations served as a good indicator to steer the direction of further work in the field. (c) 2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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ID Code: 12651
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see hypertext link) or contact the author.
Keywords: moving force identification, weigh, in, motion, bridges, loadings
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2007.03.057
ISSN: 0022-460X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Structural Engineering (090506)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Elsevier
Deposited On: 26 Feb 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:36

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