Determining dynamic characteristics of high rise buildings using interferometric radar system
M Sofi, E Lumantarna, A Zhong, PA Mendis, C Duffield, R Barnes
ENGINEERING STRUCTURES | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2018
Dynamic performance measurement of buildings using conventional contact sensors such as accelerometers, tilt meters and Global Positioning System (GPS) can be difficult due to accessibility restrictions, particularly during construction or retrofitting periods. This is one of the first studies using a non-contact microwave interferometry radar based system for dynamic measurement of high rise buildings. This paper presents results of a combined experimental and analytical approach to investigate modal properties of two high rise buildings in Australia. Dynamic properties of the buildings, namely Soul building and Zen Apartments, were investigated. The choices of the buildings were based on t..View full abstract
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The financial supports from the University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grants Scheme and Australian Research Council's Discovery Early Career Researcher Grant (DE170100165, DE 2017 R1) are gratefully acknowledged. IBIS-FS was purchased through an ARC LIEF Grant (LE140100053).