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Monitoring the performance of real building structures
Author(s): H. D. Wright
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the installation and monitoring of structuralinstrumentation in a two storey building. The aim of the work was to evaluate the realbehaviour of the structure and compare this with analytical and experimental models. Theinstallation, monitoring and subsequent analysis of the results required careful thoughtand planning. The programme has led to critical observations of construction practice aswell as confirmation of the discrepancy between design and real behaviour.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1992
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1777, First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 177719 (1 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298068
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H. D. Wright, Consultant (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1777:
First European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials
Brian Culshaw; Peter T. Gardiner; Alaster McDonach, Editor(s)

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