Output-Only Estimation of Amplitude Dependent Friction-Induced Damping

Karsten Krautwald Vesterholm*, Tobias Friis, Evangelos Katsanos, Rune Brincker, Anders Brandt

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Abstract

Identification of modal parameters, when a structure is under operational conditions is termed Operational Modal Analysis (OMA). Current OMA techniques are based on the assumption of linear time-invariant systems, and thus have limited applicability when applied to structures known to violate these assumptions. The present study investigates how the Random Decrement (RD) technique can improve robustness of OMA methods when friction-induced nonlinear damping is present in a system. This is done by estimating the amplitude dependent damping. A friction mechanism is introduced in a model of a structure, and by applying the RD technique at different amplitudes of simulated responses, RD signatures are produced, that represent the system vibrating with these amplitude levels. This allows the modal parameters to be estimated based on RD signatures computed with each amplitude level, using time domain parameter estimation methods, and the amplitude dependency of the damping is identified.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDynamics of Civil Structures
EditorsShamim Pakzad
Volume2
PublisherSpringer
Publication date2020
Pages17-25
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-12114-3
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-12115-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventInternational Modal Analysis Conference - Orlando, United States
Duration: 28. Jan 201931. Jan 2019
Conference number: 37
https://sem.org/imac

Conference

ConferenceInternational Modal Analysis Conference
Number37
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityOrlando
Period28/01/201931/01/2019
Internet address
SeriesConference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series
ISSN2191-5644

Keywords

  • Random decrement
  • Random vibrations
  • Friction-induced nonlinear dmping
  • Operational modal analysis
  • Identification of nonlinearity
  • Friction-induced Nonlinear damping

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