Optimal Control of Seismic Structures

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by F. Y. Cheng, Univ of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, MO, USA,
C. P. Pantelides, Univ of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, MO, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Dynamic Response of Structures

Abstract: This paper presents the algorithm for optimal design of structural systems with active tendon controllers and/or active mass dampers. The structure is subjected to earthquake excitation modelled as a stationary random process. Using the approach one may economically resize structural members and effectively determine the optimal level of the control forces and control parameters.

Subject Headings: Structural control | Dynamic loads | Algorithms | Structural design | Tendons | Damping | Parameters (statistics) |

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