KEM 2009 DOI: 10.4028/ View full text
Nurulakmar Abu Husain, Andy Snaylam, Hamed Haddad Khodaparast, S. James, Geoff Dearden, Hua Jiang Ouyang

Abstract: Finite Element (FE) model updating is initially developed to update numerical models of structures to match their experimentally measured modal properties (i.e., natural frequencies and modes). In FE model updating, uncertain physical parameters of a structure are modified so that the discrepancies between the numerically estimated and experimentally measured modal properties are minimized. The process of updating is employed not only in parameter identification; it can also be developed for structural damage …

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