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Vibration Control of Structures

Said Elias Rahimi

University of Iceland

Dr. Elias is currently working as a post-doctoral research scholar at the Earthquake Engineering Research Centre, University of Iceland. He obtained his doctorate (PhD) degree from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi in 2017 in the area of earthquake and wind engineering.

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Vibration Tuned Mass Dampers Structure Passive Dampers Semi-Active Dampers Active Dampers Uncertainty Analysis Buildings Bridges Multiple Hazards Cost-Benefit Analysis Controlled Structures

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Safety of structures is the key point in engineering industries. There are multiple procedures to improve the performance of structures to make sure that the occupants are safe and in comfort. Vibration control of structures is crucial for confirming their protection in the occurrence of sudden dynamical forces. Vibration control of structures is proposed to suppress and control any unnecessary vibration formed by dynamical forces that could possibly alter the performance of the structure. Even though numerous vibration control of schemes have been investigated so far, additional concerns involving their practical application remain to be studied. Also to present the use of optimization techniques such as harmony search, genetic algorithms, and particle swarm optimization to vibration control of structures.

This book intends to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the current state-of-the-art in vibration control and safety of structures, including an easy-to-follow, article-based presentation that focuses on the most important evidence-based developments in this critically important area.

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Date completed: September 21st 2020

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Deadline for full chapters: December 18th 2020

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Review results due: March 8th 2021

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Expected publication date: May 7th 2021

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About the editor

Said Elias Rahimi

University of Iceland

Dr. Said Elias is currently with the University of Iceland. He is an associate editor of Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction of American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE). In addition, he was recently introduced as a new editorial board member of Shock and Vibration and Journal of Low Frequency Noise, Vibration and Active Control. Dr. Said Elias was also appointed a co-editor in Chief of a new established journal named as Progress in Civil and Structural Engineering.

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