Tradeoffs Between Active Control and Identification of Structural Systems

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by Firdaus E. Udwadia, Univ of Southern California, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Seismic Engineering: Research and Practice

Abstract: This paper explores the tradeoffs between structural identification and structural control in a quantitative manner. Through the intemediary concept of an optimal input, it is shown that significant tradeoffs between identification and control in structural systems may result. A numerical example is presented showing the methodology.

Subject Headings: Structural systems | Hydraulic structures | Structural analysis | Numerical methods | System analysis | Control systems | Active control |

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