Design of a Neural Network Power Grasp Controller
An overview of research on the development of an artificial neural network controller used to implement power grasping on the DIGITS Grasping System is presented. The DIGITS System, under...

Spatial Coherence in the Chaotic Dynamics of Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Elastic Impact Oscillators
In this paper, we describe a method for estimating the number of degrees of freedom needed to adequately model nonlinear structural systems. We apply the method to the study of chaotic...

Response of Nonclassically Damped MDOF Systems to Nonstationary Random Excitation
A procedure for calculating the dynamic response of a nonclassically damped multi-degree-of-freedom (MDOF) system to nonstationary non-white vector-valued random excitation is developed...

Adequacy of Statistical Linearization for Nonlinear Degrading Structural Systems
An investigation is carried out to examine the validity of current practice in using statistical linearization method for nonlinear degrading structures subject to random ground acceleration....

Large Deflection of Simply Supported Inplane Loading Rectangular Plate Under Uniform Random Pressure
The procedure for obtaining an approximate solution for the mean-square deflection as well as maximum mean-square stress of geometrically nonlinear rectangular plate with arbitary power...

Variational Method in Fluvial Hydraulics—A Review
The theoretical base of the principle of minimum energy dissipation rate and other related stationarity hypotheses have been reviewed. Recent applications of the theory to the calculation...

p-Version of FEM and Shape Optimal Design
This paper presents some research results obtained recently in using the p-version of the finite element method (FEM) for shape optimal design. It is shown that the p-version 2-D elastic...

Recursive Modeling of Dynamic Response of MDOF Systems
The dynamic response of multi-degree-of-freedom (MDOF) systems to correlated multi-input random excitations utilizing recursive modeling is presented. The recursive model is formulated...

Applications of ARMA Models for Seismic Damage Prediction
As an alternative to current design practice which is based on peak measured ground motions and scaled records from different events, individual earthquake records are treated as samples...

Nonstationary Random Vibration with REDUCE
Computerized symbolic algebra, in conjunction with the code REDUCE, is utilized in dealing with nonstationary random vibration of single-degree-of-freedom systems. Application of REDUCE...

Response Charts for Designing Against Nuclear Overpressures
The single-degree-of-freedom equation of motion for an elastic-plastic system with a nuclear airblast overpressure forcing function is nondimensionalized and solved. Solutions are presented...

Stochastic Response for Tertiary Systems
A modal superposition method is presented for obtaining the response of a single-degree-of-freedom tertiary subsystem mounted on a primary-secondary system. The method is direct in that...

Composite-System Approach for Seismic Analysis of Secondary Systems
An accurate and efficient method for seismic analysis of multiply supported, multi-degree-of-freedom secondary subsystems is developed. The method accurately accounts for the effects of...

An Evaluation of Numerical Procedures for the Computation of Bilinear Hysteretic Response

Forced-Vibration Elasto-Plastic Analysis of Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Systems with Damping

Structural Response to Modulated Random Excitations

Response Spectrum Method for Systems with Non-Classical Damping

Stochastic Response of Yielding Multi-Story Structures

Circular First-Passage Due to Nonstationary Force

Vibration Studies on Jolter Foundations

 

 

 

 

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