Intelligent Infrastructure Systems Lab

The Purdue University Intelligent Infrastructure Systems Lab is dedicated to research and education toward improving the ability of structures to resist both natural and man-made hazards. Educational and research efforts are integrated to facilitate advancing the relevant technologies and training the next generation of engineers in their effective use.

 

 

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Zhuoxiong "Charlie" Sun, PhD student in the School of Mechanical Engineering, made a research presentations during the 6th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering & 11th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology held jointly at the University of Illinois, August 1-2, 2015. The topic of the presentation was Wireless Structural Control Benchmark Problem

08/02/2015

Several graduate students from the Lyles School of Civil Engineering made presentations on their research during the 6th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering & 11th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology held jointly at the University of Illinois, August 1-2, 2015. The titles of the presentations are: 

RTHS with Concurrent Model Updating on A 
Distributed Platform, presented by Ge (Gaby) Ou 

Fragility Analysis of Structures incorporating 
Control Systems, presented by Alana Wilbee

Damped Hysteretic Resistance Identification 
of Bouc-Wen Model using Data-based 
Model-free Nonlinear Approach, presented by Seungwook Seok 

Effective Viscous Damping Ratio in Seismic 
Response of Reinforced Concrete Structures, presented by Pedram Khajeh Hesameddin 

Development and Evaluation of a Geographically 
Distributed Real-time Hybrid Simulation Platform, presented by Ali I. Ozdagli

Development of Adaptive Multi-rate Interface 
for Real-time Hybrid Simulation, presented by Amin Maghareh 

08/02/2015

A mini-symposium was held in Bowen lab at Purdue university. Nine vistors from top Chinese research universities and members of the IISL exchanged their latest research findings.

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05/26/2015

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Facilities

Six Degree of Freedom Shake Table

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Allowable motion ranges up to six degrees of freedom, including translation and rotation about the three orthogonal axes.

Cyber-physical Instrument for Real-time hybrid Structural Testing (CIRST)

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Real-time hybrid testing combines simulation and physical testing to help in assessing structural integrity in large scale civil infrastructures.

Small-scale Earthquake Simulator

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Constructed by Quanser Consulting
Used as the standard shake table of the UCISTconsortium

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Contact Information

BOWEN LAB:
1040 South River Road
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2101
iisl@ecn.purdue.edu
(765) 494-9340

Graduate Students

Graduate assistantships (such as teaching assistantship and research assistantship) are available for qualified students for graduate degrees. To be considered students must first apply to the graduate program in the School of Mechanical or Civil Engineering.

ME Graduate Admissions

CE Graduate Admissions

Undergraduate Students

The lab encourages undergraduate students to get involved in research next summer. Qualified undergraduate students will be hosted by the lab or the SURF program