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Condition Assessment of Structures Using Vibration Technique

Sajal Tiwari, Rahul Rathore

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Structural Health Monitoring grasps the Promise for enhancing the structural performance with an outstanding cost/benefit ratio. Condition assessment is a technique used in health monitoring in the damage detection, to ensure the serviceability and the durability of the structures. In the present report, condition assessment of the structures using low frequency technique is being completed through experimental modal analysis and computational analysis software ANSYS 9.0 over structural elements beam and steel frame. The chief objective of the present study is to recognize the damage induced in the structures using low frequency techniques, to locate the damage location and determine the severity of the damage, so that the life span of the structures can be evaluated and maintenance cost can be reduced.

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