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Book Chapters

Samali B; Li J; Dackermann U; Choi FC, 2011, 'Vibration-based damage detection for timber structures in Australia', in Structural Health Monitoring in Australia, pp. 81 - 108

Journal articles

A. Chiniforush A; Makki Alamdari M; Dackermann U; Valipour HR; Akbarnezhad A, 2019, 'Vibration behaviour of steel-timber composite floors, part (1): Experimental & numerical investigation', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 161, pp. 244 - 257, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2019.07.007

Yu Y; Subhani M; Dackermann U; Li J, 2019, 'Novel Hybrid Method Based on Advanced Signal Processing and Soft Computing Techniques for Condition Assessment of Timber Utility Poles', Journal of Aerospace Engineering, vol. 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0001019

Dackermann U; Smith WA; Alamdari MM; Li J; Randall RB, 2019, 'Cepstrum-based damage identification in structures with progressive damage', Structural Health Monitoring, vol. 18, pp. 87 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1475921718804730

Yu Y; Dackermann U; Li J; Niederleithinger E, 2019, 'Wavelet packet energy–based damage identification of wood utility poles using support vector machine multi-classifier and evidence theory', Structural Health Monitoring, vol. 18, pp. 123 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1475921718798622

Nguyen VV; Li J; Erkmen E; Alamdari MM; Dackermann U, 2018, 'FRF Sensitivity-Based Damage Identification Using Linkage Modeling for Limited Sensor Arrays', International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219455418400023

Dackermann U; Yu Y; Niederleithinger E; Li J; Wiggenhauser H, 2017, 'Condition assessment of foundation piles and utility poles based on guided wave propagation using a network of tactile transducers and support vector machines', Sensors (Switzerland), vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s17122938

Jozi B; Braun R; Samali B; Li J; Dackermann U, 2017, 'Limitation of the Lateral Angled Broadband Low Frequency Impact Excitation on the Non-Destructive Condition Assessment of the Timber Utility Poles', International Journal of Advancements in Technology, vol. 08, http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/0976-4860.1000194

Yu Y; Dackermann U; Li J; Subhani M, 2016, 'Condition assessment of timber utility poles based on a hierarchical data fusion model', Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, vol. 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000563

Yu Y; Li J; Yan N; Dackermann U; Samali B, 2016, 'Load capacity prediction of in-service timber utility poles considering wind load', Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, vol. 6, pp. 385 - 394, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13349-016-0156-9

Dackermann U; Elsener R; Li J; Crews K, 2016, 'A comparative study of using static and ultrasonic material testing methods to determine the anisotropic material properties of wood', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 102, pp. 963 - 976, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.07.195

Dackermann U; Li J; Rijal R; Crews K, 2016, 'A dynamic-based method for the assessment of connection systems of timber composite structures', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 102, pp. 999 - 1008, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.10.009

Krause M; Dackermann U; Li J, 2015, 'Elastic wave modes for the assessment of structural timber: ultrasonic echo for building elements and guided waves for pole and pile structures', Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, vol. 5, pp. 221 - 249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13349-014-0087-2

Nguyen VV; Dackermann U; Li J; Alamdari MM; Mustapha S; Runcie P; Ye L, 2015, 'Damage identification of a concrete arch beam based on frequency response functions and artificial neural networks', Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering, vol. 14, pp. 75 - 84

Mustapha S; Hu Y; Nguyen K; Alamdari MM; Runcie P; Dackermann U; Nguyen VV; Li J; Ye L, 2015, 'Pattern recognition based on time series analysis using vibration data for structural health monitoring in civil structures', Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering, vol. 14, pp. 106 - 115

Dackermann U; Smith WA; Randall RB, 2014, 'Damage identification based on response-only measurements using cepstrum analysis and artificial neural networks', Structural Health Monitoring, vol. 13, pp. 430 - 444, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1475921714542890

Dackermann U; Skinner B; Li J, 2014, 'Guided wave-based condition assessment of in situ timber utility poles using machine learning algorithms', Structural Health Monitoring, vol. 13, pp. 374 - 388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1475921714521269

Dackermann U; Crews K; Kasal B; Li J; Riggio M; Rinn F; Tannert T, 2014, 'In situ assessment of structural timber using stress-wave measurements', Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions, vol. 47, pp. 787 - 803, http://dx.doi.org/10.1617/s11527-013-0095-4

Dackermann U; Li JC; Rijal R; Samali B, 2013, 'A vibration-based approach for the estimation of the loss of composite action in timber composite systems', Advanced Materials Research, vol. 778, pp. 462 - 469, http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.778.462

Elsener R; Dackermann U; Li JC; Samali B; Crews K, 2013, 'Experimental investigations of material properties of timber utility poles using various material testing approaches', Advanced Materials Research, vol. 778, pp. 265 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.778.265

Dackermann U; Li J; Samali B, 2013, 'Identification of member connectivity and mass changes on a two-storey framed structure using frequency response functions and artificial neural networks', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 332, pp. 3636 - 3653, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2013.02.018

Samali B; Dackermann U; Li J, 2012, 'Location and severity identification of notch-type damage in a two-storey steel framed structure utilising frequency response functions and artificial neural network', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol. 15, pp. 743 - 757, http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/1369-4332.15.5.743

Li J; Dackermann U; Xu YL; Samali B, 2011, 'Damage identification in civil engineering structures utilizing PCA-compressed residual frequency response functions and neural network ensembles', Structural Control and Health Monitoring, vol. 18, pp. 207 - 226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/stc.369

Dackermann U; Li J; Samali B, 2010, 'Dynamic-based damage identification using neural network ensembles and damage index method', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol. 13, pp. 1001 - 1016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/1369-4332.13.6.1001

Dackermann U; Li J; Samali B, 2009, 'Damage identification in timber bridges utilising the damage index method and neural network ensembles', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, vol. 9, pp. 181 - 194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13287982.2009.11465021

Conference Papers

Chiniforoush AA; Dackermann U; Valipour H; Akbarnezhad A, 2017, 'Damage Detection of Shear Connectors in Steel-Timber Composite (STC) Beams', in Damage Detection of Shear Connectors in Steel-Timber Composite (STC) Beams, The 8th International conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Brisbane Australia, presented at The 8th International conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Brisbane Australia, 05 December 2017 - 08 December 2017

Chiniforoush AA; Akbarnezhad A; Valipour H; Dackermann U, 2017, 'Dynamic Response Of Steel-Timber Composite (STC) Beams', in 24th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, ICSV 2017, London, presented at 24th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, London, 23 July 2017 - 27 July 2017

Chiniforush AA; Dackermann U; Valipour H; Akbarnezhad A, 2017, 'Modal-based damage detection of shear connectors in steel-timber composite (STC) beams', in SHMII 2017 - 8th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Proceedings, pp. 1212 - 1221

Yu Y; Li J; Dackermann U; Subhani M, 2016, 'Development of a portable NDE system with advanced signal processing and machine learning for health condition diagnosis of in-service timber utility poles', in Hao H; Zhang (ed.), Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges, Perth, Australia, pp. 1547 - 1552, presented at 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24), Perth, Australia, 06 December 2016 - 09 December 2016

Nguyen VV; Li J; Yu Y; Dackermann U; Alamdari MM, 2016, 'Simulation of various damage scenarios using finite element modelling for structural health monitoring systems', in Hao H; Zhang (ed.), Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges, Perth, Australia, pp. 1541 - 1546, presented at 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24), Perth, Australia, 06 December 2016 - 09 December 2016

Makki Alamdari M; Khoa NLD; Runcie P; Mustapha S; Dackermann U; Li J; Nguyen VV, 2015, 'Application of unsupervised support vector machine for condition assessment of concrete structures', in Second International Conference on Performance-based and Lifecycle Structural Engineering (PLSE 2015), Second International Conference on Performance-based and Lifecycle Structural Engineering (PLSE 2015), Brisbane, Australia, pp. 182 - 189, presented at Second International Conference on Performance-based and Lifecycle Structural Engineering (PLSE 2015), Brisbane, Australia, 09 December 2015 - 11 December 2015

Dackermann U; Yu Y; Li J; Niederleithinger E; Wiggenhauser H, 2015, 'A new non-destructive testing system based on narrow-band frequency excitation for the condition assessment of pole structures using frequency response functions and principle component analysis', in International Symposium Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDT-CE 2015), International Symposium Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDT-CE 2015), Berlin, Germany, presented at International Symposium Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDT-CE 2015), Berlin, Germany, 15 September 2015 - 17 September 2015

Nguyen VV; Dackermann U; Makki Alamdari M; Li J; Runcie P, 2015, 'Model updating for loading capacity estimation of concrete structures using ambient vibration', in International Symposium Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDT-CE 2015), International Symposium Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDT-CE), Berlin, Germany, presented at International Symposium Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDT-CE), Berlin, Germany, 15 September 2015 - 17 September 2015

Yu Y; Dackermann U; Li J, 2015, 'A novel damage evaluation method for timber utility poles based on wavelet packet transform and support vector machine', in 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII7), 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII7), Torino, Italy, pp. 1791 - 1800, presented at 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII7), Torino, Italy, 01 July 2015 - 03 July 2015

Li J; Yu Y; Yan N; Dackermann U; Samali B, 2015, 'Numerical investigation on guided wave-based damage identification and severity estimation of timber utility poles', in 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII7), 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII7), Torino, Italy, pp. 1820 - 1829, presented at 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII7), Torino, Italy, 01 July 2015 - 03 July 2015

Yan N; Li J; Dackermann U; Samali B, 2014, 'A numerical investigation on the damage identification of timber utility poles based on wavelet packet energy', in Smith S (ed.), 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Lismore, Australia, pp. 1185 - 1190, presented at 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Lismore, Australia, 09 December 2014 - 12 December 2014

Nguyen VV; Li J; Dackermann U; Mustapha S; Runcie P; Ye L, 2014, 'Damage identification of concrete arch beam utilising residual frequency response function', in Smith S (ed.), 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Lismore, Australia, pp. 1209 - 1214, presented at 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Lismore, Australia, 09 December 2014 - 12 December 2014

Yu Y; Dackermann U; Li J; Yan N, 2014, 'Guided-wave-based damage detection of timber poles using a hierarchical data fusion algorithm', in Smith S (ed.), 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Lismore, Australia, pp. 1203 - 1208, presented at 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Lismore, Australia, 09 December 2014 - 12 December 2014

Mustapha S; Hu Y; Nguyen K; Dackermann U; Runcie P; Li J; Ye L, 2014, 'Structural health monitoring in civil structures based on the time series analysis', in 9th Austroads Bridge Conference (ABS2014), 9th Austroads Bridge Conference (ABS2014), Sydney, Australia, presented at 9th Austroads Bridge Conference (ABS2014), Sydney, Australia, 22 October 2014 - 25 October 2014

Dackermann U; Smith WA; Li J; Randall RB, 2014, 'On the use of the cepstrum and artificial neural networks to identify structural mass changes from response-only measurements', in Proceedings of ISMA 2014 - International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering and USD 2014 - International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics, Leuven, Belgium, pp. 3739 - 3750, presented at International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, Leuven, Belgium, 15 September 2014 - 10 September 2014

Dackermann U; Smith WA; Randall RB, 2013, 'Application of cepstrum analysis and artificial neural networks for the damage identification of a two-storey framed structure based on response-only measurements', in Xu YL; Zhu S; Xia Y; Ni YQ; Law SS; Yin JH; Su ZQ (eds.), Structural Health Monitoring for Infrastructure Sustainability, The 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Hong Kong, China, presented at The 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Hong Kong, China, 09 December 2013 - 11 December 2013

Elsener R; Dackermann U; Li J, 2013, 'Experimental investigations of the modulus of elasticity of timber utility poles using static and dynamic material testing approaches', in Structural Health Monitoring for Infrastructure Sustainability, The 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-6), Hong Kong, Hong Kong, presented at The 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-6), Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 09 December 2013 - 11 December 2013

Yan N; Dackermann U; Li J; Samali B, 2013, 'Numerical investigations of material property changes and stress wave behaviour in timber utility poles', in The 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-6), The 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-6), Hong Kong, Hong Kong, presented at The 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-6), Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 09 December 2013 - 11 December 2013

Jozi B; Dackermann U; Braun R; Li J; Samali B, 2013, 'Separation of bi-directional stress waves for the non-destructive condition assessment of in-service timber utility', in The 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-6), The 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-6), Hong Kong, Hong Kong, presented at The 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-6), Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 09 December 2013 - 11 December 2013

Yan N; Li J; Dackermann U; Samali B, 2012, 'Numerical and experimental investigations of stress wave propagation in utility poles under soil influence', in From Materials to Structures: Advancement Through Innovation - Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM 2012, 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 22), Sydney, Australia, pp. 593 - 598, presented at 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 22), Sydney, Australia, 11 December 2012 - 14 December 2012

Dackermann U; Li J; Samali B, 2012, 'Transmissibility function analysis for boundary damage identification of a two-storey framed structure using artificial neural networks', in From Materials to Structures: Advancement Through Innovation - Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM 2012, 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 22), Sydney, Australia, pp. 891 - 896, presented at 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 22), Sydney, Australia, 11 December 2012 - 14 December 2012

Li J; Dackermann U; Subhini MM, 2012, 'R&D of NDTs for Timber Utility Poles in Service - Challenges and Applications (Extension for Bridge Sub-Structures and Wharf Structures)', in R&D of NDTs for Timber Utility Poles in Service - Challenges and Applications (Extension for Bridge Sub-Structures and Wharf Structures), Workshop on Civil Structural Health Monitoring (CSHM-4), Berlin, Germany, presented at Workshop on Civil Structural Health Monitoring (CSHM-4), Berlin, Germany, 06 November 2012 - 08 November 2012

Dackermann U; Li J; Samali B, 2011, 'Damage identification on a numerical two-storey framed structure using ambient vibration response analysis and artificial neural networks', in Law SS; Cheng L; Xia Y; Su ZQ (eds.), 14th Asia Pacific Vibration Conference (APVC), HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIV, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, pp. 338 - 347, presented at 14th Asia Pacific Vibration Conference (APVC), Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 05 December 2011 - 08 December 2011, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000396646700036&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Subhini MM; Li J; Samali B; Dackermann U, 2011, 'Determination of stress wave velocity in a timber pole using wavelet transform', in Law SS; Cheng L; Xia Y; Su ZQ (eds.), 14th Asia Pacific Vibration Conference (APVC), HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIV, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, pp. 222 - 231, presented at 14th Asia Pacific Vibration Conference (APVC), Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 05 December 2011 - 08 December 2011, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000396646700024&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Dackermann U; Li J; Samali B; Choi FC; Crews K, 2011, 'Damage severity assessment of timber bridges using frequency response functions and artificial neural networks', in International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures (SHATIS 11), International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures (SHATIS 11), Lisbon, Portugal, presented at International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures (SHATIS 11), Lisbon, Portugal, 16 June 2011 - 17 June 2011


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