Seismic damage assessment of building with strong non-linearity based on particle filter

Seismic damage assessment of building with strong non-linearity based on particle filter

Takenori Hida, Ryoji Ishizaka

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Abstract. Various structural health monitoring (SHM) methods based on system identification using strong motion records of buildings were proposed in previous studies. Methodologies based on linear state-space models such as subspace state-space system identification (4SID) [1][2] were often used to assess the structural damage in past studies. However, it is inappropriate to apply methods based on linear state-space representations when evaluating damage to buildings that exhibit strong nonlinearity, such as wooden structures that were severely damaged due to an earthquake. To evaluate the seismic damage of a building, it is desirable to observe the strong motion on all floors of the building. However, such cases are rare in real buildings due to various restrictions such as cost and/or spatial limitation. Based on the background mentioned above, this paper investigates the applicability of the particle filter [3][4] to assess the structural integrity of highly nonlinear buildings using the strong motion records observed on a limited number of floors.

Structural Health Monitoring, Strong Motion Record, Data Assimilation, Particle Filter, Bouc-Wen Model

Published online 3/30/2023, 7 pages
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Citation: Takenori Hida, Ryoji Ishizaka, Seismic damage assessment of building with strong non-linearity based on particle filter, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 27, pp 166-172, 2023


The article was published as article 21 of the book Structural Health Monitoring

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