Record number :
1640965
Title of article :
Statistical approach to damage diagnosis of concrete dams by radar monitoring: Formulation and a pseudo-experimental test
Author/Authors :
Ardito، نويسنده , , R. and Cocchetti، نويسنده , , G.، نويسنده ,
Issue Information :
روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2006
Pages :
10
From page :
2036
To page :
2045
Abstract :
This paper deals with the investigation of a diagnostic procedure especially suited for large concrete dams. The main features of such methodology are as follows: static excitation of the dam; displacement monitoring by radar device; identification of the unknown Young moduli in pre-defined homogeneous zones through a batch least square method. The uncertainty of the identified parameters is assessed by means of a thorough statistical processing. The numerical validation of the proposed method is carried out on the basis of pseudo-experimental data. The most important results, summarized in the paper together with some computational remarks, are critically examined.
Keywords :
Concrete dams , Radar monitoring , Monte Carlo simulation , Inverse analysis , Damage diagnosis
Journal title :
Engineering Structures
Serial Year :
2006
Link To Document :
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