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Mohamadinasab M, Ghodarti Amiri G, Mohamadi Dehcheshmeh M. STRUCTURAL DAMAGE DETECTION OF SYMMETRIC AND ASYMMETRIC STRUTURES USING DIFFERENT OBJECTIVE FUNCTIONS AND MULTIVERSE OPTIMIZER. International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering 2023; 13 (4) :391-411
URL: http://ijoce.iust.ac.ir/article-1-563-en.html
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Most structures are asymmetric due to functionality requirements and limitations. This study investigates the effect of asymmetry on damage detection. For this purpose, the asymmetry has been applied to models by considering different spans’ length and also different geometry properties for the section of members. Two types of structures comprising symmetric and asymmetric truss and frame have been modeled considering multiple damage scenarios and noise-contaminated data. Three objective functions based on flexibility matrix, natural frequency and modal frequency are proposed. These objective functions are optimized utilizing multiverse optimizer (MVO). For the symmetric models using limited modal data, flexibility-based objective function has the most accurate results, while by increasing the number of mode shapes, its accuracy reduced. Among asymmetric models of truss, damage detection results of the model is more accurate than those of its symmetric pair. Between asymmetric models of frame, the results obtained from frames which have only different spans’ length are more precise than those of the symmetric model. This is while frequency-based objective functions have their least accurate results for the frame model having asymmetry only in the section properties of its elements.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Applications
Received: 2023/06/9 | Accepted: 2023/10/18 | Published: 2023/10/18

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