Experimental study of structural vibration

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Guided waves have strong potentials for monitoring because of the capability for long-distance inspections. Therefore, structural damages can be monitored indirectly through measurement of the electrical impedance of the PZT sensors. Figure 4 shows the relationship between damage index and load.

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Modal analysis

The vibration characteristics of a structure are defined by its modal properties comprising: Avian functional anatomic problems. All of these factors contribute to material and structural degradation as internal and external damages emerge and coalesce, and then evolve and progress.

It is also necessary to ensure that the modes of interest are excited by the ambient environment and that the reference transducers are away from the nodal points of the mode being measured.

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For example, on a simple composite floor comprising a slab continuous over a number of secondary beams that are, in turn, supported by stiff primary beams, two possible mode shapes may be sensibly considered, as shown below: Above this frequency, the adverse effect of thick larger than one-third of the PZT thickness bonding was obvious.

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After the in-situ determination of the natural frequencies and mode shapes of the floor, as described above, the floor can be classified as low or high frequency. Applications, Analysis, and Future Trends, vol. However, MsS is only suitable for ferromagnetic materials. Surucua Trogon Trogon surrucura Claws Claws are found at the distal end of all toes of all birds and cover the bones of terminal phalanges.

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The strain of the main beam, the stress of the prestressed reinforcement and the cables were monitored during bridge load test [ 26 ]. As one result, typical penetration depth values of GPR applied on concrete have been calculated.

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